Posts Tagged ‘bash’

Misc Bash Scripts

August 1st, 2010 No comments

Here are a few little bash scripts that i use to do different things on my ubuntu machine.  I can’t always remember them, so I have to write them down somewhere. Hopefully someone else will find these useful too.  Visit for some other command line basics. Read more…

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Disable screensaver when XBMC starts

July 8th, 2010 No comments

I always got frustrated when I tried running XBMC on my ubuntu laptop and forgot to turn off the screensaver. Finally I found some information about how to solve this problem here.

The solution is to create a bash script that disables the screensaver and the power management, then it runs XBMC and when it’s complete it will re-enable the screensaver and power management. Read more…

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