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[fluffpost] 2 years left (Win7 EOL) to learn this *nix stuff

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[fluffpost] 2 years left (Win7 EOL) to learn this *nix stuff

#1 Post by mandrake7.3 » Wed Apr 25, 2018 10:21 pm

I wasn't supposed to install jdownloader2 as "sudo ./JD2Setup_x64.sh," huh? :eek:


Well, I did manage -
smb shares working with gufw blocking everything else
and
Compositor set to sync vertical for youtube video tearing


My next steps -
Uninstall this rooted-jdownloader somehow or another
and
Find an audio player that will take spacebar as play/pause, and arrows as next+previous without affecting every other app.


In 20 years I should have all this down pretty well...
This really seems like best Linux I've ever tried before, maybe I'll stick with it this time :happy:

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Re: [fluffpost] 2 years left (Win7 EOL) to learn this *nix stuff

#2 Post by Richard » Thu Apr 26, 2018 7:04 am

Find an audio player that will take spacebar as play/pause, and arrows as next+previous without affecting every other app.
VLC will do it but it has to have the focus to receive the inputs of spacebar.
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Re: [fluffpost] 2 years left (Win7 EOL) to learn this *nix stuff

#3 Post by handy » Thu Apr 26, 2018 9:51 am

& for video, the new v3, of VLC is vastly improved on v2.*. Now .mkv files play pretty well, instead of the mess that VLC v2. used to make out of them. Anyway, a bit off topic, sorry about that. ;)

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#4 Post by Stevo » Thu Apr 26, 2018 1:50 pm

VLC and many other audio players will also let you change the key bindings, so you can edit those to exactly what you prefer.

We now have VLC 3.0.2 in the test repo...I take it that you (handy) would vote to have it moved to main, which I would also like.

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#5 Post by MX<3 » Thu Apr 26, 2018 2:03 pm

mandrake7.3 wrote:I wasn't supposed to install jdownloader2 as "sudo ./JD2Setup_x64.sh," huh? :eek:


Well, I did manage -
smb shares working with gufw blocking everything else
and
Compositor set to sync vertical for youtube video tearing


My next steps -
Uninstall this rooted-jdownloader somehow or another
and
Find an audio player that will take spacebar as play/pause, and arrows as next+previous without affecting every other app.


In 20 years I should have all this down pretty well...
This really seems like best Linux I've ever tried before, maybe I'll stick with it this time :happy:
I use Clementine on here and Windows. Then set 'Shift-Z' and '...X' to Previous and Next track; then set 'Shift-N' and '...M' to Volume Up and Down. You can even set the Volume step amount.
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Re: [fluffpost] 2 years left (Win7 EOL) to learn this *nix stuff

#6 Post by handy » Sat Apr 28, 2018 9:50 pm

Stevo wrote:VLC and many other audio players will also let you change the key bindings, so you can edit those to exactly what you prefer.

We now have VLC 3.0.2 in the test repo...I take it that you (handy) would vote to have it moved to main, which I would also like.
@Stevo yep, I'd like to see it in main. :)

It is great to finally have VLC handling the .mkv format after it having been a disaster in that regard forever. (from my experience at least)
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