Max Rosin

I found a cool tool called Peek to record a GIF with linux. Unfortunately it does not work well with i3 . So I ended up using byzanz-record instead. My only issue with byzanz is that it requires you to pass x and y coordinates when you want to record a selection of your screen and usually I do not like to count pixels before every recording... Luckily someone wrote xrectsel , a simple tool to get the geometry of a selected screen region. By combining xrectsel and byzanz it is possible to record a nice GIF with i3 and probably all other window managers: To make my life easier I put it in a small shell script called gif.sh :

Max Rosin

Hello again, I am back! In 2011 I started my blog fotoallerlei.com . In the beginning it was more about photography but over the years my focus shifted more and more to tech related blog posts. In 2018 the GDPR came along and because I did not want to spend my time with all the new internet rules I decided to take my blog offline. After a few months I was finally able to catch up with the new regulations and I also realized that I miss my blog. So I replaced my previous Wordpress installation with Hugo - a simple static site generator. Maybe I will repost some of the old content if it is still relevant. From now on I will use my blog again to dump my personal notes for future use. And…

Max Rosin

Between Christmas and New Year’s Eve I attended the 34C3 in Leipzig. I visited the congress before but it was the first time that I gave a presentation (at the congress) myself. At the last day of the 34C3 I talked about OmNomNom , my open source Telegram canteen chatbot, as part of the Lightning Talks . I explained the architecture of the software and the infrastructure I use to run and deploy the bot. All talks were recorded, you can check out my talk in the embedded video. It starts at 01:24:45 . youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MdVxyXveDz0&t=1h24m45s If the video does not work you can check YouTube or media.ccc.de . Despite the fact that my talk was a little too long…