Desktop – August 2010
Laptop Battery

Image by Ricecracker.
I wanted to keep it clean and simple for August.

Desktop image from DeviantArt.

Programs include Shiftlt, Growl, YouControl Tunes, Caffeine, Nocturne, Instantshot, Adium, Breakaway, JustNotes and Geektool.

Icons are Kobhens. I got mine from a different site, so I can’t vouch for those…

Old Desktop

Geektool scripts:

date +"%I:%M"

date +"%p"

date +%A

Day of the month:
date +%d

date +%B

cal | awk -v cday=`date "+%d"` ‘{ fill=(int(cday)>9?"":" "); \


RAM Usage:
top -l 1 | awk ‘/PhysMem/ {print "Used: " " Free: " }’

Airport info:
sh /Users/Isaac/

Battery Percent:
ioreg -l | grep -i capacity | tr ‘\n’ ‘ | ‘ | awk ‘{printf("%.2f%%", / * 100)}’

Don’t try this at home!
Laptop Battery

Image by mhaithaca
My disassembled 12" PowerBook G4, ready to have the old hard drive taken out and the new one put in. This was way harder than I expected it to be. If I’d looked at the instructions first, I would probably not have ordered the hard drive online, but just sent the damn thing off to Apple battery.

Laptop Battery

Image by Les_Stockton
Paul drove all the way from northeast Missouri. He brought a cool setup where he had a 5 watt solar panel, hooked up with this little portable battery unit from WalMart; and he powered his Ham radio system, as well as a laptop battery computer battery.

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