utilities

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(on Wikipedia)
https://sourceforge.net/p/exiftool/code/ci/master/tree/
http://www.sno.phy.queensu.ca/~phil/exiftool/

For reading, writing, and manipulating image, audio, video, and PDF metadata.

  • 2018-05-02 - 9.74-1 on Devuan-1.0.0-jessie-i386-DVD

    • \apt-get install libimage-exiftool-perl
  • 2017-05-31 - 9.74-1 on Devuan 1.0.0-beta

    • \apt-get install exiftool
  • 2009-03-25 - (version not recorded) on PCLinuxOS (version not recorded)

    • \apt-get install perl-Image-ExifTool

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http://nullwise.com/volumeicon.html

A simple volume icon for your taskbar's tray.

Works great, no dependencies for me, and does more than what I want.

I got this working, because fbpanel's volume plugin decided to not show up again.

  • 2018-04-15 - 0.4.6 on Devuan-1.0.0-jessie-i386-DVD

    • Even if set to not do so, clicking will mute: Click once for the popup volume slider, and click again to mute.
    • Fucking thing is compiled with notification enabled, and it can't be turned off. \apt-get remove notification-daemon
Process Hacker logo

Software >

https://github.com/processhacker2/processhacker2
http://processhacker.sourceforge.net/

A free, powerful, multi-purpose tool that helps you monitor system resources, debug software and detect malware.



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Process Lasso image

Software >

(on Wikipedia)
https://bitsum.com/processlasso/

A host of features to manage processes, such as changing CPU priority. It has lots of automated magic for system happiness. I use it for its control of the CPU's power profile, making this the equivalent of Linux's cpufrequtils.

Highly recommended.



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I darken its background colour
I darken its background colour

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Chocolatey: babun
https://babun.github.io/

A customized Cygwin for Linux on Windows: Zsh, Bash, git and other Linux software, all pre-configured.

Can install other software provided by Cygwin.

  • 712, 774 - apparently abandoned, last updated 2016-05-02.

    • The main contributors are still alive, I see them posting on their Twitters.
    • I'll likely move to pure Cygwin, and get my common applications installed. That should be easy, but who the hell knows with Linux.

My configuration specific to Babun is currently scattered throughout my git repository, just findinall Babun (using my findinall() )



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