Tag: linux

  • Move a raspberry pi installation to a bigger micro sd card

    Move a raspberry pi installation to a bigger micro sd card

    Have you ended up with a too small sd card on your raspberry pi? I did. I wish I had used a 32GB instead of a 8GB card. I’ve only got 500MB left, which reminds me that this was the total har drive capacity I had on my 80386 computer when I was 14 years […]

  • Visualizing 100k decimals of Pi, Tau and e with Python

    Visualizing 100k decimals of Pi, Tau and e with Python

    Having an interest for numbers, Linux and small scale programming and scripting shortens the route to test out things like this. It generally starts out with: “I wonder what that would look like” and ends in a continuous awe for numbers, programming and Linux. Having seen similar attempts to visualize numbers and an earlier attempt […]

  • Type the Vulcan salute anywhere in Linux

    Type the Vulcan salute (made famous by Spock) anywhere in Linux like this: ctrl + shift + u followed by 1f596 + spacebar 🖖 (or any unicode symbol) 🚀 1f680 is cool too 😉 For those in Microsoft Windows, there is hope. Only some programs like outlook and word are supported, but not browsers. I […]

  • Create plasma-fractal wallpapers for your phone with ImageMagick

    Create plasma-fractal wallpapers for your phone with ImageMagick

    Do you like fractals? Do you like plasma? Perhaps both? Or do you simply like to fiddle with linux terminal commands? I know what I like, therefore I give you a one liner to create five awesome wallpapers for your phone: Download the samples here, but if you create them yourself, they will be your […]

  • How to create those evil hacker virus voices from the 90s

    How to create those evil hacker virus voices from the 90s

    Remember those old hacker films from the 80-90s? I do. There is especially one that comes to mind and that is “Hackers” from 1995. Jonny Lee Miller from the ongoing Netflix hit Elementary is of the two lead characters. The other one is Angelina Jolie. If you haven’t seen it, you can here.  In this […]

  • Generate beautiful background sci-fi space noise in linux command line

    Generate beautiful background sci-fi space noise in linux command line

    Here is a couple of examples of how you can generate beautiful background sounds directly in linux command line with the play command (install the vox package in your linux distribution). Sound in space (sure, lets image that would work) play -n -c1 synth whitenoise lowpass -1 120 lowpass -1 120 lowpass -1 120 gain […]

  • Et par erfaringer med HTML5 videotag

    Et par erfaringer med HTML5 videotag

    Jeg skrev et pythonskript som skulle hente ned stillbilder fra en rekke forskjellige webkameraer som vegvesenet har gjort tilgjengelig på sine sider. Deretter skulle skriptet sette sammen stillbildene til en timelapsefilm. Fra stillbilder til levende film Vegvesenet opplyser at de ikke lagrer bildene, men laster opp nye til samme adresse hvert 5-10 minutt. Jeg satte […]