Monthly Archives: January 2010

video is best enjoyed on the TV

We recently acquired an Asus O!Play HDP-R1. This is a small box which connects to the TV and the home network so it can play video shared over the network. Since our main source of entertainment is downloaded video, we’d been looking out for something like this for a while, and this one had the […]

random compiz wallpaper

Since I have a growing number of pictures of my baby daughter, I wanted to randomly select some to use as desktop wallpaper. I put a bunch of pictures in my ‘wallpaper’ directory and wrote this script to deal with them. #!/usr/bin/env ruby   require ‘pathname’ require ‘dbus’   $wallpaper_dir = Pathname ‘/home/edward/wallpapers’ $screensize = […]