- 2017-08-25 Making VLC interface fit in with a dark widget theme
Install the adwaita-qt package, and in /etc/environment set:
# Make vlc look consistent:
- 2016-12-27 Emacs: find-file-from-selection
Tired of having to select exactly the part of a warning- or error message in the terminal, or a log file, and then pasting it into the mini-buffer in Emacs...
- 2014-06-22 Blogger is annoying
Blogger has this really annoying idea of changing the top level domain to "blogspot.dk" of blogs in their system I visit, because I am in Denmark.
- 2013-10-14 Nautilus^WFiles 3.8
One of the Gnome applications that I kept using after abandoning ship and switching to XFCE was Nautilus - it did what I needed a file manager / files on the...
- 2013-09-07 Tiling window managers
A couple of days ago a colleague was reading something on his iPhone. I looked at it, and the tiny tiny letters were illegible to me. I asked him if he really...
- 2012-06-02 Linus Torvalds goes on about GNOME3
Some choice quotes:
"Ok, I knew it used to be broken, I knew the work-around, but it's still broken?"
"And I can get panel settings and enable auto-hide so...
- 2012-04-21 Linus Torvalds on GNOME 3
"That said, exactly because they are so important, it does frustrate me when I hit things that I perceive to be steps backwards. [...]
The same thing is what...
- 2012-01-16 Even more GNOME 3 stuff
This time, Eddy Petrișor, describes going from Windows XP to Windows 7 at work, and somehow this transitions into experiences with upgrading to GNOME 3: What...
- 2011-12-07 More GNOME 3 reactions
Linus Torvalds chimed in with "starting to look almost usable", and John Goerzen is next: "I have probably never written "OMG WTF?!" but dist-upgrade got me...
- 2011-11-13 GNOME 3 reactions
As GNOME 3 hits Debian testing, various comments are rolling in:
Playing the GNOME 3 Desktop Quest - Pete Zaitcev likens GNOME 3 to playing Leisure Suit...
- 2011-10-17 XFCE4: running GNOME 2 applets
After compiling and installing xfc4-xfapplet-plugin from source, I am able to run Bubblemon in my XFCE4 panel!
- 2011-10-17 XFCE4: first impressions
I finally broke down and tried installing XFCE4.
p - madness
My 'p' key doesn't work. Yes. Pressing the button labeled 'p' does NOT produce...
- 2011-10-17 GNOME 3: a surprise
On Hacker News I learn that Eric S. Raymond doesn't like Unity and/or GNOME 3 (he seems to conflate them a little) either. I think I disagree with that guy...
- 2011-10-15 GNOME 3: workarounds and hacks
I could not figure out how to have GNOME 3 start Pidgin on login (in GNOME 2 it was part of my session and started automatically, but since installing GNOME...
- 2011-10-15 GNOME 3: trying to live with it
First off, here is an entire article about the fonts in GNOME 3, and it even promises to tell you how to change the fonts: Fonts in GNOME 3: Cantarell, Tweaking...
- 2011-10-15 Gnome 3 arrived in Debian unstable
OH MY GOD, WHERE ARE THE FILES THAT USED TO BE SHOWN ON MY DESKTOP? (Starting Nautilus doesn't help.)
What is up with this:
- 2009-07-09 ctrl-alt-del
Why did the security architect for Windows NT choose exactly those keys?
Why, in the holy name of backwards compatibility of course!
That is one of the weirdest...