In Debian Lenny, urxvt isn’t able to update utmp by default. My solution is to simply make it setgid utmp. This might not be the thing to do on a multi-user system, but on my desktop it does what I need it to. Here’s how to make it persistent between package upgrades dpkg-statoverride root utmp […]
What’s more awesome than awesome? This. 09:33 < jspears> is there an equivalent to ‘awesome -k’ for awesome3? 09:33 < jspears> I tried just using lua but it seems to error on valid syntax 09:34 < farhaven> I just start another X server 09:34 < farhaven> like this: startx — :1 09:34 < farhaven> and […]
I’ve not taken the time to find out which package needs fixage, but modifying /etc/lirc/hardware.conf so that DEVICE=”/dev/lirc0″ fixed the lirc startup problems where it wasn’t finding the (correct) device. I tried mplayer with aalib1 built in last night. Somewhat less than really useful, but cool.
I installed udev on the mythtv machine because I wanted /dev/dvd automagically handled, but in the process lost /dev/lirc. This caused some consternation and troubleshooting, including swapping batteries in the remote, until I finally saw that lircd was logging errors. Fortunately the fix was as simple as dpkg-reconfigure lirc, and I haven’t found any other […]