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Dividing the Linux desktop
LWN.net Weekly Edition for June 13, 2013
A report from pgCon 2013
Little things that matter in language design
Blimey! that's overkill, scripts, runlevels, pah! just pipe your *.wav files into hexdump look at the output, then play the sound in your head.
A bit more tricky using mp3 or OGG, with the decoding and all, but with a little practice you'll soon be able to "play" classic Van Halen tracks with ease!
This has the advantages of:
1) No need to spend $$$ on overpriced new fangled audio hardware!
2) Save precious battery life!
3) If you are an 18th century German composer you can still enjoy them there sonatas you wrote!
No doubt some joker will claim you could just print out the score and do the same, but they are merely Luddite fools!
4) You don't have to use Puls^H^H^H
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