Desktop tools
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README.adoc

desktop-tools

desktop-tools is a collection of tools to run my desktop that might be useful to other people as well:

  • wmstatus does literally everything i3/sway don’t but I’d like them to. It includes PulseAudio volume management and custom-made NUT and MPD clients, all in the name of liberation from GPL-licensed software, of course

  • paswitch displays a list of all PulseAudio sinks and ports and allows switching between them, moving all playing inputs

  • brightness allows me to change the brightness of w/e display device I have

  • input-switch likewise switches the input source of external displays

  • fancontrol-ng is a clone of fancontrol that can handle errors on resume from suspend instead of setting fans to maximum speed and quitting; in general it doesn’t handle everything the original does

  • priod sets process CPU, I/O and OOM killer priorities automatically according to configuration

  • shellify is a simple script that sets up a shell for commands like vgdb and nmcli that are painfully lacking it

  • iexec runs a program and attempts to restart it cleanly when the executable file is replaced on the disk

  • gdm-switch-user tells the running GDM daemon, if any, to show the switch user screen

  • siprandom uses the SipHash 2-4 algorithm to produce a stream of pseudo-random data; it should be fast enough to saturate most devices

  • big-brother tracks the title of the active window and the idle state of the user and writes these events to standard output.

Don’t expect them to work under any OS that isn’t Linux.

Packages

Regular releases are sporadic. git master should be stable enough. You can get a package with the latest development version from Archlinux’s AUR.

Building

Build dependencies: CMake, pkg-config, liberty (included)
Runtime dependencies: libpulse, libx11, dbus-1, libgdm (optional)

$ git clone --recursive https://git.janouch.name/p/desktop-tools.git
$ mkdir desktop-tools/build
$ cd desktop-tools/build
$ cmake .. -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/usr -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Debug
$ make

To install the applications, you can do either the usual:

# make install

Or you can try telling CMake to make a package for you. For Debian it is:

$ cpack -G DEB
# dpkg -i desktop-tools-*.deb

Contributing and Support

Use https://git.janouch.name/p/desktop-tools to report bugs, request features, or submit pull requests. git send-email is tolerated. If you want to discuss the project, feel free to join me at ircs://irc.janouch.name, channel #dev.

Bitcoin donations are accepted at: 12r5uEWEgcHC46xd64tt3hHt9EUvYYDHe9

License

This software is released under the terms of the 0BSD license, the text of which is included within the package along with the list of authors.