c in the land of dvds

So, I started learning C lately, and my life satisfaction has gone way up.  In retrospect, I started thinking about … More

rebooting my mini-itx

It’s been a long time since I’ve worked on much anything computer-related as a hobby.  Things have changed quite a … More

wrapper script for disc_id

I wrote a little wrapper script for disc_id tonight, available here. disc_id is a little binary that ships with libdvdread, … More

web media frontend

I have always wanted to tweak my HTPC frontend quite a lot to add extra functionality, but the entry barrier … More

handbrake ebuild

My life has been uncharacteristically busy lately, which is a really new experience for me, because I usually have so … More

mplayer + libbluray support

MPlayer just very recently got support for playback of unencrypted Blu-Ray discs using libbluray.  (Thanks to all the devs and … More