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  • jsen 11:46 am on June 7, 2015 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: tweaks linux   

    Tweak + Speed your desktops! *nix 

    Speed bump your nix! Works on desktops, laptops, notebooks. Do not use it for servers πŸ˜‰

    cat /proc/sys/vm/swappiness
    This will show 60, if it does, continue.
    edit /etc/sysctl.conf
    add these below of file…

    vm.swappiness = 10
    vfs_cache_pressure=50

    save and reboot.
    Enjoy!

     
  • jsen 2:10 pm on June 1, 2015 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: linux debian jessie display   

    For some reason, my displays won’t turn off after 5 mins.

    • xset +dpms
    • xset dpms 300
     
  • jsen 11:42 am on May 29, 2015 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: ati fglrx debian jessie linux   

    Back with Debian 8. tried a quick Mint run.. TOO SLOW FOR MY TASTE.

    Oh hi fglrx, your friendly neighbourhood scum πŸ˜‰ Oh how I love thee.

    DEBIAN NATIVE ATI FGLRX DRIVER + CONTROL CENTER + HARDWARE ACCEL

    • add contrib, non-free to your source-list + update
    • sudo aptitude -r install linux-headers-$(uname -r|sed ‘s,[^-]*-[^-]*-,,’) fglrx-driver fglrx-control xvba-va-driver
    • sudo aticonfig –initial

    reboot.

    If you’re running dual monitors.. install arandr, set those up.
    sudo amdcccle to run control center (overscan? YAY)

     
  • jsen 12:03 pm on May 29, 2014 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: crontab, feh, rotate, wallpapers   

    feh and crontab 

    Create file in /usr/local/bin, name it wallpaper.sh
    Edit in:

    #!/bin/sh
    WALLPAPERS="/mnt/path/to/wallpapers"
    ALIST=( `ls -w1 $WALLPAPERS` )
    RANGE=${#ALIST[*]}
    SHOW=$(( $RANDOM % $RANGE ))
    feh --bg-scale $WALLPAPERS/${ALIST[$SHOW]}

    chmod +x wallpaper.sh

    Then use crontab-e
    This one will change wallpaper every 5 mins


    */5 * * * * DISPLAY=:0.0 /usr/local/bin/wallpaper.sh

     
  • jsen 11:05 pm on April 26, 2014 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , g2, kitkat, sound, viper, viper4android   

    Viper4Android 4.x 

    What you need:

    • Android 4.x
    • Rooted

    Here is the download link for Viper:Β http://vipersaudio.com/swupdate/viper4android/download.html

    1. After you download and install the one for 4.x in the download link above, open it up and it’ll have you install the drivers. I always do super high quality. Itll download and then tell you to reboot. Reboot.

    2. Go into settings > apps and disable DSP manager.

    3. Download this app:Β http://goo.gl/YGjmbΒ and move Viper4Android to a system app and itll make you reboot again. I know there are other ways to do this but I’m lazy and found it easy to do.

    4. Now Viper is your “stock” equalizer. From here you can go into the app and make the settings whatever you want. I honestly haven’t gotten into the actual advanced settings much but here is how I have mine under headset and bluetooth:

    Master Power: enabled
    Forced Enable V4A: unchecked (dont mess with this, itll make you lose audio on youtube)

    Playback Gain Control: Enabled
    Effect Strength: Extreme

    Firequalizer: Enabled
    Preset: Rock (you can make this whatever you want of course but as a metal head I think rock has worked the best for the preset ones)

    Headphone Surround +: Unchecked (sounds weird to me)
    Effect Level: Unchanged

    Viper Bass: Enabled
    Bass Boost: 12.0 dB

    Viper Clarity: Enabled
    Clarity: Default

    Auditory System Protection: Unchecked
    Binaural Level: Unchanged

    Common Issues: At times I have found it likes to go out and sounds like poop. A lot of times all I have to do is open the Viper app and it kicks back in for awhile without issue and others I have to enable compatible mode.As somebody said previously compatible mode can also cause issues with YouTube and other apps with its audio. This is the link for the XDA G2 Viper support thread,Β http://goo.gl/w26cyi. Check that out in as there are people that go 100000x more into it than I do but with just the settings I use I think it sounds good enough but that’s a good place to go and learn how it works and get some really good support for it.

    Gutsyslap1

     
  • jsen 2:18 am on April 16, 2014 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: tasker   

    Tasker Wonders #1

    Auto toggle to 2G when connect to WiFi

    What you need:

    • Tasker
    • Xposed
    • Gravitybox
    • Root

    Change mobile network mode
    networkType 0 = 2G/3G auto (3G preferred)
    1 = 2G
    2 = 3G
    9 (or 10) = LTE

    Send Intent [
    Action: gravitybox.intent.action.CHANGE_NETWORK_TYPE
    Cat: None
    Mime Type:
    Data:
    Extra: networkType:1
    Extra:
    Package:
    Class:
    Target: Broadcast Receiver
    ]

    Remember to add exit task, same procedure, just change networkType: __ to 3G or LTE

     
  • jsen 11:24 am on April 14, 2014 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , ddu, r6850   

    Having problems with my MSI R6850 Cyclone GPU.
    If you having trouble with legacy AMD cards, try this driver.
    http://forums.guru3d.com/showthread.php?t=372799

    Clean your previous driver with DDU (in Windows safe mode)
    http://www.guru3d.com/files_details/display_driver_uninstaller_download.html

     
  • jsen 3:33 am on April 14, 2014 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , nexus   

    GNEX dead. I think it’s the screen.
    Well… it’s a good run. Learn lots abt rom/kernel tweaking. Been fun.
    Now what’s next?

     
  • jsen 2:23 pm on January 1, 2014 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: 2014, update   

    2014, yup still on gnex, gw2, game dev tycoon (steam sale) and dayz SA.
    KoS KoS =]

     
  • jsen 5:48 pm on June 2, 2013 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: amd, , drivers   

    Cleanup your ATI drivers with this – http://hostr.co/vjWgyIPAcN5e
    Remember to clean your Registry for leftovers after using the above tool
    Currently untested. Let me know if it works.

    Source: Guru3D.com

     
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