[LAU] Repository/list of scripts/C>LI utilities

Robin Gareus robin at gareus.org
Fri Jun 17 21:19:49 UTC 2011

On 06/17/2011 09:30 PM, S. Massy wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 02:08:47AM +0200, pshirkey at boosthardware.com wrote:
>>> On Sun, Jun 12, 2011 at 11:21:42PM +0200, pshirkey at boosthardware.com
>>> wrote:
>>>>> Hello, list,
>>>>> From time to time, people release simple utilities and scripts on this
>>>>> list, things like aj-snapshot, jackctl.py, and many, many more.
>>>> Because
>>>>> I'm totally disorganised, I keep these announcement in my LAU mbox,
>>>>> either to keep the URL around, or because I don't have time to
>>>>> investigate them but feel they might come in useful at some point.
>>>> From
>>>>> time to time, I also see queries such as "what was that script I
>>>>> remember using several months ago", or "does any one know of a simple
>>>>> way to do foo". Anyway, I thought it might be useful to have a place
>>>>> (perhaps a wiki) where we could collect such information for easy
>>>>> reference. Does such a place exist already? Is there an already
>>>> existing
>>>>> site/wiki where this might be added?
>>>> http://apps.linuxaudio.org
>>> Thanks, I didn't know about this site. It would be great if it had a
>>> section for scripts/utilities; I don't think I saw one.
>> The beauty of a community maintained wiki is that anyone with the
>> motivation can add new sections and content ;-)
>> Feel free to get stuck in. It works best if the people that have the itch
>> scratch it themselves rather than waiting for others to do it for them. 
>> If there are questions about editing the wiki it's entirely reasonable to
>> discuss here.
> You're quite right. Unfortunately, when I briefly looked at the wiki a
> couple days ago, I did not see an edit button and somehow missed the
> link to the login form where one can register, and so assumed the wiki
> to be read only. My mistake. I will add what I have in my mailbox and I
> encourage others, especially authors, to do the same. Or, if you don't
> want to bother but have something you feel is valuable, feel free to
> e-mail it me privately.
> Cheers,
> S.M.

Almost every page on wiki.linuxaudio.org is editable by everyone. But
without a login (valid email address or OpenID) there is a CAPTCHA.

The current default look&feel has an "edit this page" link on top of
every page (similar to wikipedia) and an "edit" button for each section
(sub-heading) of every page.

have fun,

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