Now I’m finally ready to tell you what’s been keeping me busy during the last three weeks.
I’ve spent them learning a new programming language called Go.
The process went so well that I even managed to write a new media player application Ymuse. Or, to be precise, a Music Player Daemon client.
What’s the easiest way to download a video file from YouTube, Vimeo etc. in Linux? And how do you extract its audio track as an MP3 file?
You can opt for one of numerous online video converters, but I personally prefer doing that from the command line using youtube-dl.
It supports video downloads from YouTube, Vimeo, BBC, CBS, and about 1100 more (even from YouPorn).
Joining the mass sustainability
hysteria spree, I’d like to put my two cents into the future of my and others’ grandchildren.
Many interactions with Dutch institutions result in a filled-in and signed document that needs to be emailed or uploaded.
Or another example: you visit Russian Post where you’re requested to fill out 117 copies of a certain form. Do not give in to the provocation and do not fill it in by hand!
MySQL Workbench is a very handy administration tool for the MySQL database server. Unfortunately, it has been removed from mainline Ubuntu repositories as of Ubuntu 19.
The version 2.2.2 of Sound Switcher Indicator has been released. It immediately follows the version 2.
I’ve been adventurous enough to upgrade my iMac to Ubuntu 17.10 Artful Aardvark. That’s the one that features Wayland instead of X Window and Gnome Shell instead of Unity.
The upgrade process proved to be a big challenge and took almost a week, since a regular system update resulted in a black screen. It required a complete OS reinstall from scratch in order to get it working, and then a few more weeks to have it configured my way. The thing is, settings in Gnome Shell are sometimes located at the most bizarre places of Gnome Control Center.
If you work with Docker a lot, you might have noticed that the list of containers tends to grow out of control over time. Now and then you bump into an abandoned dusty container somewhere in the dark corner of your