This is my personal blog with Android, Linux & Open Source as main topics.

While I am doing software development in many areas, my main fields of experience are Cross-platform software (C++/Qt) and Android apps (native). For various tasks I also love to script with Bash or Python. Usually in development teams I’m also responsible for managing development services, setting up CI/CD jobs and keeping everything uptodate.

Open Source is one of my passions – I am a developer and maintainer of many open projects and regularly start contributing to additional ones. Help me on my mission by visiting this page.
My other favourite activities include photography and being outdoor as much as possible. I am too volunteering at the local fire department. I have studied Mobile Computing @FH Hagenberg and now employed at @V-Play GmbH, where I do Software Development and DevOps.


If you need more informations about my work or myself, please feel free to contact me at any time.
IRCgsantner[m], gsantner @freenode

Kodi features a special action called PartyMode, which instantly starts playback of random music. The feature accepts a parameter, which works with music but not for videos.

You can find a working solution here - for starting playback of random videos from a remote client, local shell or within Kodi itself. Kodi has a feature called Smart Playlists, which allows to create a solution that is superior to a simple PartyMode for videos.

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To be honest – this is a static site without any fonts, javascript or css loaded externally.
I use and write posts to be published on this site mainly offline, so it is important that all works here too.

No analytics library or any other tracker gets loaded when you visit this blog. Hence this blog doesn’t and can’t keep records of anything you do here.

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