SIS 771/671 VGA driver on Xubuntu 18.04 LTS

Dedicated for fellow fighters who relentlessly search for an answer on reviving old notebooks with cursed SIS Mirage 3+ 771/671 on-board VGA driver by installing shiny Xubuntu 18.04 LTS (the latest LTS when this article was written). Simply download this tar.gz file, extract 3 files (sisimedia_drv.so, sisimedia_drv.la, xorg.conf), then copy them to respected locations: /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers/sisimedia_drv.la…

Bash script to batch-convert MKV to MP4 (Linux)

I have been looking a simple way to convert my *.mkv TV series collections to *.mp4 so I can watch it on my TV. Luckily, I stumbled upon a post in stackoverflow about it. So I took the code and modified it a bit so it can automatically find all *.mkv files in a directory…