Stopping vicious widgets in awesome wm

With this script you can easily start or stop your vicious widgets in awesome window manager. Especially useful to save some power when running the awesome window manager on battery with certain computationally intensive widgets.

Usage

I use it with laptop-mode, but you can also put it in /etc/rc ...

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How to make mplayer shut up

Mplayer is a great video (and audio) player, but I don't like the crap it spits out at the terminal everytime I run it. I'm trying to watch a movie after all, if I wanted to see text fly by in my terminal, I would've abused cat ...

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Capslock as mod3 with xmodmap

I used to have a xmodmap configuration that made my useless capslock key work as a mod3 key, but a recent archlinux update broke it. It seemed my xmodmap configuration just got ignored, because "xmodmap -pm" seemingly gave the right output but my capslock was still working as a capslock ...

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