Because Parse::EDID is not in perl Core Modules, and was/is not even packaged in some large distros, I decided to integrate the code directly into pinxi for next inxi. This is now being finalized. I also added some features to it, and fixed some stuff that made no technical sense. This is running live now in pinxi, and will allow for 'out of the box' fairly complete monitor data for all Linux users (through edid file) as long as it's a drm monitor/graphics interface, with edid data.
Also, for those so inclined, you can now help support the project on https://opencollective.com/inxi with either a one time or a sustaining donation. Help free software authors help you!
Latest features closer to going live, this time it's the -G/Graphics logic that is getting a big upgrade and makeover. As with CPU, this one had some of the oldest logic in inxi. Now in pinxi, support for Wayland compositors hugely enhanced, but due to lack of single standardized tool like xrandr, I have to add the tools in one by one: swaymsg, wlr-randr, wayland-info, weston-info. No support for kwin_wayland or Mutter wayland yet, no data, no info.
Flags: avx avx2 ht lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 sse4a ssse3 svm
and so on. Last bugs have been difficult to resolve, hoping today's is the final real one.
pinxi 3.3.09-32 - last bugs being fixed!
model: AMD Ryzen 5 2600
type: MT MCP
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Quickly followed #inxi 3.0.31 with 3.0.32, in order to add a few more weather features, and better ability to handle attribution requirements.
Made it just in time for Debian/Ubuntu next release freezes, I think, it's in sid, and should make it into testing before Ubuntu freezes their testing pool for disco release.
Just did #inxi 3.0.31 release, which features a new way to handle weather requests. Also added an option to change the source for IP WAN data, but you're in general better off uising the dig method, it's fast and reliable.
Side note: Is there any way to fix the terrible lag I'm getting on mastodon? It's almost impossible to type a post.
#acxi 3.1.1 released, that features bug fixes, 1 for Opus, and 2 for escaping " and & in the path when encoding. Everything should be working fine now.
#acxi 3.1.0 quickly followed 3.0.0, and featured support for Opus output format. Since Opus comes from the same bunch that makes Ogg, the logic was pretty easy to implement, so I decided why not add another output format. Here's to many more years of syncing flac to ogg/opus/mp3 audio libraries!
Grab it at: https://github.com/smxi/acxi
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#inxi 3.0.29 completed. A small point release, features fixed Trinity desktop detection, fixed cpu vulnerability unreadable errors (reported by fedora/vascom, thanks), adds #TDM and #CDM display managers, adds Q4OS distro ID and debian system base, more disk vendors/ids (thanks #linuxlite hardware database).
Polished up some loose ends on #acxi, which makes the new 3.0.0 version pretty much good to go. I'm keeping my fingers crossed, it may get packaged for debian/ubuntu, if the packager is in the mood. The new version is much cleaner, output is more consistent, man page reasonably complete, top comment instructions for user configs more complete, various glitches and fixes handled, so acxi 3 is pretty much ready for your #flac to #ogg / #mp3 conversion needs!
https://github.com/smxi/acxi - acxi is an audio conversion program, converts lossless (like flac) to lossy formats (like ogg or mp3), while preserving your music library hierarchies and tagging in the compressed versions.
#inxi 3.0.28 just released. This makes for probably the longest time between new inxi versions since Perl inxi started.
For sys admins, inxi can now be started by Ansible or Chef with the --tty flag to make sure it runs as shell. This fix was not confirmed by the issue poster, oh well.
Battery corner cases handled, where sys battery sans data.
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