Your user should be in the boinc group:
usermod -a -G boinc $(whoami)
Than change GUI login file perms:
sudo chmod 640 /var/lib/boinc/gui_rpc_auth.cfg
And then symlink it into your home:
cd ~; ln -s /var/lib/boinc/gui_rpc_auth.cfg gui_rpc_auth.cfg
More info at
sudo tune2fs -l /dev/sda1 | grep 'Filesystem created:'
Sometimes I need pieces from movies to upload to YouTube for example.
It’s possible with the following nice oneliner:
ffmpeg -i IN.mp4 -ss 01:12:55 -t 35 -async 1 OUT.mp4
The solution came from
In my new desktop PC I have
Intel Rapid Storage technology so gave it a try. Bought a second Kingston V300 SSD to put it in RAID0.
Intel Rapid Storage technology
I was curious about the performance with and without RAID0 of the SSDs. So I run
hdparm -tT on them.
Kingston SSD performance
The old SSD slowed down the RAID array so I sold it and installed OS on the new SSD, because it was 3x faster and I didn’t need the extra space with two SSDs in RAID.
Unfortunately I don’t remember the speed of the old SSD when I bouht it. Now I saved the new ones to be able to compare after some years.
It’s mindblowing how different/super fast is my PC with the new SSD.
Check out this awesome article about swapping
For disk benchmarking on Linux checkout
I got the following error from mplayer:
FATAL: Could not initialize video filters (-vf) or video output (-vo).
I have VDPAU set in .mplayer/config by default.
To ignore user config for one playback I used the
-noconfig user param.
On the Arch Linux wiki there’s mentioned a
shell script to auto detect VDPAU compatibility.