Sunday, January 10, 2016

Mission Massive Migration is finally released!

Sunday, November 29, 2015

Gnome 3 suggests opening usb with anything but nautilus

The fix:

xdg-mime default org.gnome.Nautilus.desktop inode/directory
Source: http://unix.stackexchange.com/a/197157/47628

Sunday, August 2, 2015

RomboTheme - Gnome Shell 3.14 Theme

Simple theme with dark panel and light menus.

Donwload as a zip and use gnome-tweak-tool for installing.

You can get it here https://github.com/Rombusevil/RomboTheme





Sunday, May 10, 2015

Gnome Shell - Toggle mic on/off with keyboard shortcut

First off you need to identify the name of the mic that is used to control it from amixer. To do that you execute the following command:
amixer scontrols

In my case the output is:
Simple mixer control 'Master',0
Simple mixer control 'Capture',0

So 'Capture' is the name for my mic input on my laptop.

With that information you can toggle the mic on/off with the following command:
amixer -q set Capture toggle
You need to replace "Capture" with the name that represents your mic in your own machine as obtained in previous step.

And finally you configure the shortcut in Gnome preferences -> Keyboard -> Keyboard shortcuts -> Custom shortcuts

You can do this for any global shortcut that you want.


Sunday, May 3, 2015

Debian 8 - Gnome Shell Screencast

This is amazing... if you are in gnome shell, and without installing anything press "ctrl+alt+shif+R".
You see that red circle on the top right ?


Press it again an it'll stop. You'll find the resulting ".webm" on the "Videos" folder.





Sunday, April 26, 2015