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Site Related Discussion / Re: Pop up ads?
Last post by Kamedo2 -
We can ban potentially unwanted external script loading by setting a Content-Security-Policy header.
This will add an extra safety, mitigating some typical XSS attacks if attackers could somehow inject some malicious <script> tags somewhere in this site.
We obviously need external image loading though, because many users legitimately post their images from their own host.
If the server is Apache, we can probably write .htaccess like this below:
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Header always set Content-Security-Policy "default-src 'self' 'unsafe-inline'; script-src 'self' 'unsafe-inline' 'unsafe-eval'; img-src 'self' * data: ;" 
If you ever need Google Fonts:
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Header always set Content-Security-Policy "default-src 'self'; style-src 'self' 'unsafe-inline' fonts.googleapis.com; font-src fonts.gstatic.com; script-src 'self' 'unsafe-inline' 'unsafe-eval' ajax.googleapis.com; img-src 'self' * data: ;"
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Vinyl / Re: Play vinyl records: always is with clicks, pops, and other noises?
Last post by DVDdoug -
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or weird  methods with white glue

Back in the vinyl days I used DISCO FILM which is easier to use than white glue.  (In those days it was available in the U.S.)    It's a gel and there's a applicator sponge attached to the bottle.   It dries like thick-dense Jell-o and peels off easily.  It also peels of the label without damage if you accidently get some on the label.   It's not expensive like some cleaning machines and it seemed to do a very good job. 

I've seen at least on similar product the might be more available.

P.S.
I also had (still have) a discwasher for everyday cleaning.    EVERYBODY had one!   It looks like it's no longer in production but there are similar cleaners.
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General Audio / Re: How to listen my image+cue folders (Windows) as tracks on my audio receiver?
Last post by SimBun -
The problem with %directoryname% is that I'll have both images and tracks, and will double my disk space. Is there any way to automatically delete original images?
I don't think the application supports that, and I'm not sure I'd be comfortable to use it across a big collection even if it did.

It supports being called via the command line so I guess you could put a basic script together to:
identify files to be split (not the ones that already tracks)
CUETools.exe /Encode
check status
del old files

This assumes you have a backup of course.

I prefer to script in bash otherwise I would have put something together.
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General - (fb2k) / Re: How to save configuration so I can try out new themes/plugins and revert?
Last post by anamorphic -
Portable install is how you should be checking out other themes anyway (usually), so that makes the most sense. The instructions for most themes recommend using a fresh portable install. This is best since they install a lot of files to user profile folder, and there is no easy uninstall, better to keep it separate.

However when it comes time to update your own config with whatever you can "borrow" from other themes, export your config to a save file first - Preferences > Display > Default UI / Columns UI > Export... button. You can then experiment with making changes. Use the Import button to restore the saved config if needed.

Edit: I should add, this is not a complete backup. It saves the theme, not any preferences or components you might change. It is wise to have a complete backup as well - [hold Shift key] > File > Browse Configuration Folder - backup this entire profile folder. (It includes all installed components, preferences, playlists, library database, playback stats, etc)

This profile folder is what you would copy over to a new computer or installation.
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General Audio / Re: How to listen my image+cue folders (Windows) as tracks on my audio receiver?
Last post by Barvetal -
Trt this oone: https://www.foobar2000.org/components/view/foo_upnp
Thank you, will check and get back. I hope it will act as a media server, so I can control it via "Hi-Fi cast" via my mobile device...

You could try trackfs if you wanted to avoid splitting your images to tracks, although I'd always recommend splitting to tracks as it's so much more compatible.

If you want to output the encoded files into the existing structure you can use %directoryname% in the Template field, so if you wanted to create them in a folder called tracks under the source folder you'd use '%directoryname%\tracks\' followed by how you name your cue sheet.

I don't think you can have it exclude albums that have already been split into tracks though.
I saw trackfs before but, as far as I understand, it can work only in Linux. But I have Windows and, it looks like, I can't use it :(

The problem with %directoryname% is that I'll have both images and tracks, and will double my disk space. Is there any way to automatically delete original images?

Thank you
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General Audio / Re: How to listen my image+cue folders (Windows) as tracks on my audio receiver?
Last post by SimBun -
You could try trackfs if you wanted to avoid splitting your images to tracks, although I'd always recommend splitting to tracks as it's so much more compatible.

If you want to output the encoded files into the existing structure you can use %directoryname% in the Template field, so if you wanted to create them in a folder called tracks under the source folder you'd use '%directoryname%\tracks\' followed by how you name your cue sheet.

I don't think you can have it exclude albums that have already been split into tracks though.
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Vinyl / Re: Play vinyl records: always is with clicks, pops, and other noises?
Last post by NateHigs -
Also exist many examples on YouTube reviews about Ultrasonic cleaners with distilled water or vacuum after clean with solvents. I don't trust those because many reviews are for sell expensive machines or weird  methods with white glue for clickbait.

I thanks for the records.

PVA glue does work very well - although it's slow, so generally only used for archiving. Record cleaning machines work well too, I have a Project RCM which, although very noisy, does a good job.

You can also buy some sprays and use a clean microfibre cloth. I suggest though, that if the record is very noisy, there's bigger problems than a little bit of dirt. I reserve my cleaning process for charity shop records, or anything that is noticeably horrible.