Category Archives: Linux

Punching Pulseaudio-RTP through a firewall

As I mentioned in the previous post, I recently set up a network audio server computer using pulseaudio-rtp. Because it would have been a waste of resources to use it only for audio work, I started using it for some … Continue reading

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M-Audio Audiophile 2496 and Pulseaudio

When I built my previous Linux workstation in 2007, I equipped it with a M-Audio Audiophile 2496 professional audio card. I was very pleased with its quality – superb sound, excellent recording capabilities, S/PDIF and MIDI in/out, and proper RCA … Continue reading

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Useful snippets #5: GTK3 dark theme with Firefox

A long-standing problem with Firefox on Linux, when an user is using a dark GTK3 theme like Adwaita:dark, is the “bleeding” of the desktop colors to the actual web page. Because almost all web developers assume that everyone is using … Continue reading

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Useful snippets #4: setting Firefox background color in new tabs

When someone is using a dark(ish) desktop theme on Linux, it is very annoying when Firefox, while opening a new tab or window, slaps you in the face with a blindingly bright white page. But fear not, there are ways … Continue reading

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EspoTek Labrador USB board on Raspberry Pi 4

EspoTek’s Labrador is an excellent single board, all-in-one USB oscilloscope / signal generator / power supply / logic analyzer / multimeter with a cross-platform Qt5-based GUI frontend. It is especially useful for use with Raspberry Pi-series computers. It works out … Continue reading

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