Author Archives: Jouni Rinne

How to resurrect an 80’s Hitachi MX-W01 CD Slimline System

Motto: “If you buy a quality product, you don’t need to replace it every 35 years.” I bought the Hitachi MX-W01 CD Slimline System in 1986, that is, 35 years ago. It was my first proper stereo system, and so … Continue reading

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Useful snippets #5: GTK3 dark theme with Firefox

A long-standing problem with Firefox on Linux, when an user is using a dark GTK3 theme like Adwaita:dark, is the “bleeding” of the desktop colors to the actual web page. Because almost all web developers assume that everyone is using … Continue reading

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Light in a Box

Added a lightbox plugin to the site for easier viewing of the pictures. Should have done that years ago…

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Useful snippets #4: setting Firefox background color in new tabs

When someone is using a dark(ish) desktop theme on Linux, it is very annoying when Firefox, while opening a new tab or window, slaps you in the face with a blindingly bright white page. But fear not, there are ways … Continue reading

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EspoTek Labrador USB board on Raspberry Pi 4

EspoTek’s Labrador is an excellent single board, all-in-one USB oscilloscope / signal generator / power supply / logic analyzer / multimeter with a cross-platform Qt5-based GUI frontend. It is especially useful for use with Raspberry Pi-series computers. It works out … Continue reading

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