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Drifting away

Today I had a nice chat with someone named Hana using the Drift chat window on the website. They wanted to know more about how to use the Telnet connect to a VLC media player.

The good news is that I was able to find the information they needed. I did have to git clone the VLC source code and search through the Lua modules for the command they needed so it took about 30 minutes to find the answer.

The bad news is that the email address they gave me isn’t working so they can’t receive the invoice for my time or the answer to their question. Hopefully they were able to find the answer on their own.

If anyone else needs help finding an answer about a piece of software, network, or programming challenge, feel free to ask! I am happy to help with what I know and can even help find the answers I don’t know.