Script to download and host google web fonts and generate css: best-served-local

Local Google web font hosting made easy, controllable and automated Changelog (last update: Oct 11, 2016) Comments Source code Bugs () The bash script best-served-local makes downloading and self-hosting a Google web font as easy as running the following command in a terminal:

This will download the appropriate font files (like Roboto_Bold_v15_latin_700.woff) to a…

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Adding pageNumber elements to an internet archive generated scandata.xml file

Symptom After uploading a book to internet archive (IA), some task are started on IA’s servers to generate all the metadata files and derived formats. Like explained in the blog Scandata.xml –on the wiki of the university of Columbia– the generated bookid_scandata.xml file lacks a pageNumber element. This results in not being able to directly…

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Script to convert FLAC files using Shibatch Sample Rate Converter (SSRC) while preserving meta data

When using your PC as a high end audiophile transport device for delevering digital audio to an external DA-converter as explained in How to turn Music Player Daemon (mpd) into an audiophile music player, one has to make sure that the audio files are in a suitable audio format for the DAC. Consult the Background…

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mpd-configure: automatically turn Linux into an audiophile music player

Changelog (last update: Jan 8, 2016) Comments () Source code Bugs () Music Player Daemon (mpd) is a great free and open source tool which, together with Linux, can be used to turn any computer into a highest quality bit perfect audio player. That way your PC will act as a transparant transport device for…

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