So you decided to jump into the adventurous Dlang world and now in search for a proper text editor? If so you can try Kate, the famous text editor from KDE Apps. First thing you probably have to consider is sources highlighting, which Kate already has for
*.d files, so you’re good here. Second thing you’ll probably need is autocompletion and now starts the tricky part. But we’ll get what we want in the end.
or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Hacking
The story begins when my main laptop broke so I had to use another one which doesn’t have an out-of-the-box driver for the Bluetooth hardware. Lurking on the internet I found some pieces of already hacked yet still outdated code. The code wasn’t working properly with the actual kernel version. With the next kernel version even compilation was broken. That’s where I decided to hack a kernel module and it was a quite interesting experience.
More of this story is under the cut.
We will be using KDE’s Powerdevil so the first thing that we want to do is to add it to autostart.sh:
qdbus org.kde.kded5 /kded org.kde.kded5.loadModule powerdevil &
Script that actually will do all the job:
Save it as
/opt/bin/backlight. Don’t forget to make it executable.
Add keybindings to
That’s it. Restart your Openbox and ensure that everything works just fine.
Few words on a stuff I’m working right now. The first plugin for eXo is taking it’s shape. This tool aimed to organize an unlimited number of different sources (playlists, radio streams and podcasts - all selected by yourself). With this plugin you can listen your favourite music which will be interrupted by news and new podcast episodes as soon as they appear in a podcast feed. Listening will be totally automated. Your comments and suggestions are welcome.