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talesyntese

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 […]

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linux

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 […]

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Koding

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 […]

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Koding

Show cron jobs as an agenda

As a linux user I also use the cron daemon for controlling when to run tasks. Mostly I don’t interfere with the systems cron jobs, but add my own schedules tasks using the command crontab -e. Reading the cron jobs with crontab -l can be cumbersome and I needed a nicer formatted view of the […]

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linux

Learn to navigate the linux command line with Terminus – the game

Terminus is what you think it is, a game with a purpose of teaching you to use the command line in linux or unix. The command line is the advanced interface that allows you to do a whole lot of work without the need for graphical interface widgets, like windows, buttons and the like. Lots […]

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teknologi

Get a nice looking terminal prompt in ubuntu

The terminal is a non-graphical frontend to the operating system and in linux the most commonly used one is called bash. Normally and I am only guessing here, if you are a terminal user, you don’t spend much time prettifying the look and feel of the command line interface. But if you use a desktop […]

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historie

Min nære slekt illustrert

GRAMPS er et åpent kildekode-program som jeg har installert på Ubuntu linux sudo apt-get install gramps Jeg har lagt inn noen generasjoner og fra menyen kan du generere forskjellige rapporter, men det var en jeg likte spesielt godt: “Fan report”, vist i bildet over.   Rapporten kan defineres på mange måter og mange forskjellige parametere […]