Category Archives: Linux

Streaming Subsonic in higher quality at lower bitrates on Vortexbox

My primary music library is in lossless FLAC format, which Subsonic, by default, transcodes to mp3 for streaming to PC’s and mobile devices. I’ve always used a two-step transcode for this as FFmpeg doesn’t always handle FLAC files as well as … Continue reading

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Identify HD music tracks (Quick ‘n’ dirty Bash script)

I’m building a library of HD music tracks and decided that it would be nice if it was in a separate folder from all my other music. Since I can’t remember what I have and where it’s located I’ve conjured … Continue reading

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Mounting External Storage within Crouton Chroot Automatically

Having installed crouton on my Acer C720 chromebook, I wanted a way to automatically mount some additional storage within the Linux environment, that could be used to store, for example, Steam or other games. The 64GB Sandisk Ultra Fit USB3 drives seemed … Continue reading

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