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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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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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Lain widgets

Some time ago I made two additional widgets for the Lain widget library used by the Awesome window manager. You could place them in ~/.config/awesome/lain/widget/, or somewhere else in your lua search path. ryzen.lua [Download] The original temp.lua widget seemed … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi 4 bluetooth madness, part 2

Well, that obsoleted quickly! I mean the alarm-bluetooth-raspberrypi package. There’s finally a more or less native support for bluetooth in Arch ARM kernel and libraries, so there’s no need for external packages or weird configurations any more. Here’s how to … Continue reading

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