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mplayer, ffmpeg-mt && ordered chapters

Outdated, for the new recommended way check this post.

I’ve recognized it first, while I was watching K-On!, released by Chihiro. Prior to watching K-On!, I thought, it was just a little special by some groups for those viewers, that don’t like watching openings and endings with each and every episode.
While I was fetching the torrents for the widescreen releases, I looked around the page and read in their FAQ:

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July 22, 2009 at 10:00 pm

Tor, Privoxy, Squid – a little HowTo

Why did I take this step? Well, there are several reasons for using the Tor-Network.
The most important one to me is, I want to use the World Wide Web as an information source and want every bit of information, when I’m searching for something. I don’t need someone like the German BKA to tell me, which information I’m allowed to see and which not.
So, according to the guide at, I’ve created my own local Tor node for my home network. (Besides I’ve been configuring a server to act as a relay a little while ago)

Still working with the following versions:
net-misc/tor- (for x in the following:< x < => x is buggy)

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Written by body0r

June 24, 2009 at 8:00 pm

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Fetchmail Cyrus-SASL Postfix Imap -> Email System @ Home

Just wanted to leave a great guide for creating a fully functional email service within your home network.

Email System For The Home Network

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Written by body0r

June 11, 2009 at 9:00 am

Intels D945GCLF2 and 5.1 Surround Sound with Alsa

After searching for the last 2 months or so, I finally figured out, what I had to do, to get 5.1 surround sound working with my Intel D945GCLF2 and alsa.

Just had to compile everything alsa related as kernel module and not directly into the kernel.
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April 15, 2009 at 9:00 pm

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xorg, hal, udev && Touchpad/Mouse Toggle (>=xorg-server-1.5 < xorg-server-1.8)

I read, there were some changes between <xorg-server-1.5 and >=xorg-server-1.5. While I’ve updated my version to the latest possible (x11-base/xorg-server-1.6.0), I thought of using hal for my keyboard/touchpad/mouse-configuration.
The following configuration works for me:
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Written by body0r

April 7, 2009 at 7:00 pm

Xorg && Touchpad/Mouse toggle (<xorg-server-1.5)

Following should help for turning the Touchpad off, when an external mouse is connected

[~]# cat /etc/udev/rules.d/10-local.rules
ACTION==”add”, SUBSYSTEM==”input”, ENV{ID_CLASS}=”mouse”, RUN+=”/usr/bin/synclient TouchpadOff=1″
ACTION==”remove”, SUBSYSTEM==”input”, ENV{ID_CLASS}=”mouse”, RUN+=”/usr/bin/synclient TouchpadOff=0″

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Written by body0r

March 14, 2009 at 5:15 pm