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XDG: configuration directory '/home/fool/.config/newsbeuter' not accessible, using '/home/fool/.newsbeuter' instead.

On Debian Jessie, I get this error while launching newsbeuter :

“XDG: configuration directory ‘/home/fool/.config/newsbeuter’ not accessible, using ‘/home/fool/.newsbeuter’ instead.”

XDG stands for X Desktop Group and now known as the freedesktop.org project. 69 more words


How to set VLC as the default media player? (KDE/xdg)

for video:

$ grep "^MimeType=" /usr/share/applications/vlc.desktop | cut -d "=" -f 2 | xargs -d ';' -n 1 | grep -e "^video/" -e "^x-content/video" | xargs -n 1 -I '{}' xdg-mime default vlc.desktop '{}'
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Custom xdg user directories

I do not particularly like the standard folders that are automatically created in my $HOME. I used to just delete them and then set emblems on my own folders in XFCE. 203 more words



This is not a normal TakeToTask article.  It’s a “Wow, how did they do that?” article.

HTMLcoin started off differently from the other altcoins. Its difficulty barely increased during the numerous months of its existence. 469 more words


XDG Clamp: A solution for extra digits

By Madison Fantozzi
Special to the Miami Herald

This story published in the Miami Herald’s Business section Monday May 19, 2014. You can also read online… 891 more words

The Miami Herald

LCS Upgrade

Well all heck broke lose since the end of the Playoffs and Relegation/Promotion series. Here is a quick recap:

-Coast, XDG, and C9 Tempast all failed to make it into (or back into) the LCS. 1,596 more words