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free Udemy courses

November 21, 2015 Leave a comment
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VLC hotkeys that you must know

November 14, 2015 Leave a comment
a     - cycle aspect ratio (16:9, 4:3, etc.)
b     - cycle audio track
g, h  - adjust subtitle delay (down, up)
f     - fullscreen
space - pause

Full list here.

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YouTube video to text

September 28, 2015 Leave a comment

[manjaro] Steam crashes upon start

July 31, 2015 Leave a comment

Steam is about to start but it crashes after a few seconds.

Launch “steam” in command line, thus you can see its output. One line said “STEAM_RUNTIME is disabled by the user“. Here is the cure:

export STEAM_RUNTIME=1; steam

Here is a launcher script (

#!/usr/bin/env bash

/usr/bin/steam &
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Atom 1.0 has arrived

June 27, 2015 Leave a comment

Atom is a text editor that’s modern, approachable, yet hackable to the core—a tool you can customize to do anything but also use productively without ever touching a config file.” (source)

This text editor is developed by GitHub. I remember the early versions didn’t exist for Linux, so I was disappointed, but this is no longer an issue. The editor is cross-platform and since version 1.0 came out, I decided to give it a try.

It’s very similar to the excellent Sublime Text editor. It’s visible that they copied lots of things from it :) However, ST is not open source and there is one guy behind ST, Jon Skinner. Atom is fully open source with a large community behind it that is hard to beat…

How to use Atom for Python editing?

I found a blog post that can get you started: . In addition, I also installed the package ‘script‘ that lets you run your script inside Atom.

Atom has the nice feature to change your settings via a GUI. In ST you need to edit JSON files directly.

All in all, Atom seems to be a nice editor. It’s still version 1.0, so I’m sure it’ll improve a lot, but I already like it.

youtube lectures on computer science

June 27, 2015 Leave a comment

Google Maps knows where you are

If you type in Google Maps your name, it will show where you are located most of the time. It worked for me. Scary…


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