Hack of the Whenever I Get Around to It

November 25, 2005

Media in Opensuse

Filed under: Uncategorized — Chris Merck @ 4:47 pm

So I wanted(needed 🙂 ) to play mpegs in opensuse 10.
Heres whatcha gotta do
add packman repository(s) to Yast
enable the REFRESH option on the packman repository(s)
Open up the software management window in yast
install the following (allow all dependancies):

note: getting mplayer installs codecs for all of xine, so kaffeine will play mpegs now! yea!


November 14, 2005

Convert Nero Images to ISOs

Filed under: Uncategorized — Chris Merck @ 2:20 am


has linux and win32 versions

usefull for burning nrg images in k3b

one could prolly write a shscript to do it automagically

November 10, 2005

Resizing a partition

Filed under: Uncategorized — Chris Merck @ 1:41 am

in linux, this is hell

root@0[knoppix]# resize_reiserfs -s -7G /UNIONFS/dev/sda3
resize_reiserfs 3.6.19 (2003 http://www.namesys.com)

You are running BETA version of reiserfs shrinker.
This version is only for testing or VERY CAREFUL use.
Backup of you data is recommended.

Do you want to continue? [y/N]:y
Processing the tree: 0% left 2945….20%….40%….60%….80%….100% left 0, 7897 /sec

nodes processed (moved):
int 625 (86),
leaves 92847 (12734),
unfm 2852196 (713489),
total 2945668 (726309).

check for used blocks in truncated region

ReiserFS report:
blocksize 4096
block count 3613024 (5448032)
free blocks 659035 (2493987)
bitmap block count 111 (167)


resize_reiserfs: Resizing finished successfully.


now restarting… i will use acronis now… enough damned lazyness

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