Saturday, May 11, 2013

Linux Software, tweaks and others things

Little note about Linux 

Software, tweaks and others things i use : 

As written previously, i'm mostly using Linux Mint based OSs
here are software that i use that are not pre-installed on Mint13 Cinnamon, Mint13 Mate or Mint14 Xfce : 
Comme écrit précédemment, j'utilise majoritairement des OS basés sur Linux Mint
Voici des logiciels que j'utilise et qui ne sont pas pré-installé dans Mint13 Cinnamon, Mint13 Mate ou Mint14 Xfce : 

tweaks and related :
jupiter (for XFCE:)
Jupiter dev is stopped (source)
since Ubuntu 13.04 / Mint 15, jupiter is now available only via this unofficial ppa (source):
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:jolicloud-team/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install jupiter
The problem is related to notify-send, it ignores the timeout parameter:

Jupiter uses notify-send to create the desktop notifications. As a workaround the Jupiter's notify script can be edited and all -t parameters removed:

sudo sed -i 's/-t [0-9]\+//g' /usr/lib/jupiter/scripts/notify

The notifications will be shown for a few seconds then they'll vanish.
taken from here 

psensor (with lm-sensors to be really useful / additionné de lm-sensors pour etre vraiment utile)
hddtemp (might need sudo chmod u+s /usr/sbin/hddtemp to work properly)
redshift (changer la température de l'écran pour le repos des yeux la nuit)
gtkhash (md5)
deb precise main
deb-src precise main
For Xfce it can be useful to create launchers / pour Xfce il est utile de creer des lanceurs : 

to turn the screen OFF / pour éteindre l'écran :
xset dpms force off

sleep 1 ; xset dpms force off

to launch redshift if it fails / pour lancer redshift si récalcitrant :
gtk-redshift -l lat:lon

web :

chat :
pidgin (plateforme IM multiprotocoles)

drawing/dessin :

audio :
pulse audio equalizer

games/jeux :
PPA : ppa:stk/dev

dépot :
deb RELEASE main

You can also add a deb-src line if you want.

Once that's done, download this public key then, directly as root or indirectly via sudo:
# apt-key add unvanquished-archive-key.gpg.asc
# apt-get update
# apt-get install unvanquished