I figured out how to run a terminal application as your wallpaper on xorg 

This is the script I used, you can replace "cava" with whatever application you want running, cava is just a terminal music visualizer I like: (you need xdotool and urxvt for it)

urxvt -embed $(xwininfo -root | awk 'FNR == 2 {print $4}') --override-redirect -bg [0]#000 -e "cava" &
sleep 1 && xdo lower $(xwininfo -name "cava"| awk 'FNR == 2 {print $4}')

this screenshot sunday is for you :)
installed gentoo on the lappy last week and the config files are finally about right.

can we all just take a moment to appreciate the beauty of this checkmate by me.... I'm a really bad chess player but somehow got this pretty mate :o

First practice project in C 

So recently I've been working on a small project that will eventually become a way to manage a "to do list" for myself.
If anyone wants to have a good laugh at how a noob creates stupid code i have it on GitHub.

warning: I am reinventing the wheel, with (probably) inefficient and (definitely) stupid code. the main reason for that is as to get a good grip on memory management.

this reminds me: i really need to add some extra comments... *sigh*


minor linux automation question 

Is it possible to automatically have certain directory structures/files created when creating a new subdirectory for a specific directory?

I want file "foo" in every new directory i create under /bar/

the best solution i've found so far is making a shell script that automates this process/create a script that checks the current dir and if it sees that it's in /bar/ then it does this for you.

I know something similar is done with /etc/skel for new users.


Linux geeks doing what Linux geeks do...