Shortly after the Nexus 7 was first released, I saw reports of people replacing the head unit in their car with the tablet. Apparently the Nexus 7 is almost exactly the correct size to fit in a double-din space. I’ve been thinking about doing something like that ever since and this past weekend, I finally […]
With Arch Linux switching to using systemd I needed a systemd.service file for node.js and there didn’t seem to be one. Or at least I couldn’t find one. So I wrote one. It requires forever to daemonize node.
I use the very excellent Calibre to make my ebooks accessible to all of my devices anywhere I am. It has a very useful server component that many ebook readers can use to download content. What I was missing was a way to automatically start/stop calibre-server. For that,I put together this rc script for Arch Linux.
A while back I created a set of scripts to upload files to SmugMug using php. I have recently rewritten that uploader and made it available on BitBucket. It should work almost exactly the same but it is generally better organized.
I switched from pianobar to Pithos as pianobar didn’t work as well with conky as I would have liked. The script below lets me get information from Pithos that I can use in pianobar.