- 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:
- 2017-08-13 HiDPI note to self
To scale most things (Firefox, Sakura, GTK-apps): set Xft.dpi: 150 in, say, /etc/X11/Xresources/xft.
This makes Chromium's windows display way too big fonts...
- 2017-02-12 XMonad 0.13 released
XMonad 0.13 has been released - and it includes a fix for the bug where window borders would be transparent for windows that use RGBA color scheme (such as...
- 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...
- 2015-11-28 Glorious 4K
In the beginning of the year, I got a new 4K 28" monitor. At the time I struggled a little to get my desktop computer to drive it at full resolution, but succeeded...
- 2015-10-04 Xft.dpi: 150 suddenly necessary
I don't know why, but suddenly font sizes in menus, notifications, and Nemo went down to miniature.
Adding a file /etc/X11/Xresources/xft containing "Xft.dpi...
- 2013-01-26 Compiling Mosaic 2.7b5 on Debian
Packages required: git lesstif2-dev libxmu-dev libjpeg8-dev zlib1g-dev libpng12-dev
$ git clone http://koldfront.dk/git/mosaic-2.7b5
$ cd mosaic-2.7b5...
- 2012-08-04 Slow keys are killing me - the solution
Recently I have been leaning a lot on my shift keys, it seems.
This turns on Slow Keys on my machine, which is exceedingly annoying - XFCE doesn't even acknowledge...
- 2011-09-18 Redshift
I really like the effect that the small program Redshift has. If I turn it off at night, I am often surprised at how much difference it makes.
I have one gripe...
- 2010-07-16 Making XEmacs 21.5 fit visually
Here are some X resources that I use to make XEmacs fit a little more seamlessly:
XEmacs*menubar*fcFontName: DejaVu Sans-10
- 2010-06-06 Binding a command to a mouse-button
Launching programs by clicking extra mouse-buttons is somewhat straightforward to get going if you install xbindkeys and xbindkeys-config.
Hm, for some annoying...
- 2010-05-21 Bubblemon
The nice bubbling load monitor applet for Gnome, called Bubblemon, has been orphaned in Debian.
I have packaged the latest version, 2.0.15, and updated a...
- 2005-03-05 OpenGL support on Linux
Here is a nice explanation of all the acronyms and abbreviations surrounding OpenGL on Linux.
It also includes a short guide to what you need. It helped me...