November 10, 2011
If you find all rpm and yum operations EXTREMELY slow – even doing simple things like listing all installed pkgs – it would be handy to take a look at the numbers you’re getting.
A bug filed today:
has been able to replicate it.
However, if you would like to check it on your system in general please run:
time python -c ‘import yum; print len(yum.YumBase().rpmdb.simplePkgList())’
This will spit out a number and then some times. The times are obvious – the number is the total number of pkgs installed on your system – according to your rpmdb.
If the time is beyond like 20s it’s way too slow. On my laptop it is between .12s and .78s.
Seriously – it shouldn’t take very long at all. if it is taking a long time – post your numbers in a comment on this blog post and what ver of rpm you’re using.
November 4, 2011
reminder to me so I can find this later
for i in /lib/systemd/system/*.service; do svc=`basename $i`; stat=`systemctl is-enabled $svc`; echo -en “$svc\t\t$stat\n”; done
November 3, 2011
I spent a good bit of yesterday getting my system transitioned from f14ish/f15ish/mumble to f16rc4 from the xfce live install.
It took a while to get everything set up how I’m used to. I made the transition to claws from evo b/c I didn’t want to pull in the world with evo deps. I also transitioned some other tools around. One thing in particular though I kept was rhythmbox – I have a bunch of play lists in it and I didn’t feel like moving all those over to quodlibet.
However, rhythmbox has dropped rhythmbox-client for one reason or another and I use that quite a lot for the keys on my keyboard (fn-arrowkeys) which allow me to playpause/next/prev/stop whenever I need to. Trying to figure out how to fix that I ended up having to write this:
Not the most beautiful but it gets the job done. I tried introspecting the rhythmbox shell dbus interface but I couldn’t find a way to make music play/pause or anything so I gave up and when with the mpris one. It all felt a little silly.
anyway – you can bind those keys in the keyboard settings configuration in XFCE to that script with –next/–previous/–playpause
If there was another, simpler, way to do that google could not find it for me.