Enable navigation sounds over hdmi in xbmc

Navigation sounds in xbmc didn’t work for me in linux when using hdmi as my default audio device. This is quick and easy to fix. Simply add the following to /etc/asound.conf

pcm.!default {

type plug slave { pcm “hdmi” } }

Save the file and reboot. You should now have . . . → Read More: Enable navigation sounds over hdmi in xbmc

Build & Install VMWare Tools in Ubuntu

Building and installing vmware tools is simple and easy in Ubuntu.

First of all install the required build tools:

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Delete Files Older Than x Days on Linux

The find utility on linux allows you to pass in a bunch of interesting arguments, including one to execute another command on each file. We’ll use this in order to figure out what files are older than a certain number of days, and then use the rm command to delete them.

find /path/to/files* -mtime +5 . . . → Read More: Delete Files Older Than x Days on Linux