Vimperator that I have been a long time user isn't ready for e10s and the work for porting it to WebExtensions API is going to take a while. Great effort from Vimperator developers over all these years to provide a feature that as a Vim user I have greatly appreciated. I wish I could have helped the project move forward but these days one can only master so many IT skills and Javascript isn't one of mine. With Firefox updates being rolled into Fedora it was imperative that I look for an alternative.

Introducing VimFx, a much lighter add-on that "will be nice to your browser and your habits." [1]. I like that. The not so good news is that VimFx as we know it will only work for the rest of 2017. It's a very active project with a good vibe which gives me hopes that the project will survive the WebExtensions API changes.


iMacros --- the awesome Firefox password manager

March 19, 2017 by omiday ['ɔ:mi:deı]

I've been using Seamonkey as the very secure browser to do my online banking, login to my government accounts, in short for all those sites where security is paramount. Perhaps just another Firefox profile would do but I chose Seamonkey because I wanted to get process and profile separation from …

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Quickly find file path when given its inode

November 30, 2016 by omiday ['ɔ:mi:deı]

This tip returns the file path almost instantly:

[root@omiday ~]# time find / -xdev -inum 2883629

real    0m17.867s
user    0m0.575s
sys     0m8.186s

[root@omiday ~]# time debugfs -R 'ncheck 2883629' /dev/dm-1
debugfs 1.43.3 (04-Sep-2016)
Inode   Pathname
2883629 /var/log/dnf.librepo …
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Fiddling with MP3s and MP4s

November 28, 2016 by omiday ['ɔ:mi:deı]

Adding audio into video

Tip picked up from this Ask Ubuntu post. Note that the text below is not verbatim:

ffmpeg -i video.mp4 -i audio.aac -map 0:0 -map 1:0 -vcodec copy \
   -acodec copy newvideo.mp4

ffmpeg -i video.mp4 -i audio.aac -map 0:1 -map …
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