The find command can optionally pass the files it finds to another command using the -exec option. The syntax is easy, just add -exec 'other_command ;' as an argument to find. But I did that, and it's telling me find: missing argument to `-exec'.

Turns out it just needs the semi-colon es...

I got a new monitor, and got a new cheap LED strip to stick behind it. This one though isn't the same as my old Triones / HappyLighting one and identifies itself as ELK-BLEDOM and the app is called duoCo Strip. I did find a project on github which provides some commands that can be sent to con...

One thing that has always annoyed me in Slackware is that /tmp never gets automatically cleared so I end up with with lots of space wasted in there. Especially after building lots of SlackBuilds and filling up /tmp/SBo :). I sometimes looked in there to clean it up manually and hope I don't delete s...

Thunderbird 91 was recently released, and this version adds support for Google Calendar without requiring an addon. I use my Google Calendar a lot so was happy when Thunderbird in Slackware current got updated. Unfortunately there seems to be a problem with installing addons on the Slackware packag...

The Linux version of Spotify provides a way to control the music using the DBus org.mpris.MediaPlayer2.spotify service. This lets you skip tracks, play, and pause the music. It doesn't let you change the volume though.

If you are using PulseAudio or PipeWire then you can use the pactl command to...