The One with the Thoughts of Frans

Six Years of KOReader
By Frans  /  February 22, 2018
Is My Firefox Out of Date?
By Frans  /  November 3, 2017
The Ghost of Student Counseling
By Frans  /  August 30, 2017
Skype on Android x86
By Frans  /  August 18, 2017
<cite>Qalculate!</cite>, My New Favorite Calculator
By Frans  /  April 22, 2017
A Well-Deserved Classic: <cite>Van den vos Reynaerde</cite>
By Frans  /  January 22, 2017
Of Horology and Letters
By Frans  /  January 21, 2017

Recent posts

I’m not sure what to think of the Vivaldi crash icon

The poor thing.

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kdenlive: use a background color clip for composite and transform transition

To use the composite and transform transition it needs something to composite to.

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Three-finger middle click on modern touchpads in Xfce

The simplest way is to add synclient TapButton3=2 to your ~/.bashrc.

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KOReader Beta 20180602

Many improvements to crengine, new MuPDF, and much more!

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Mimic Windows Touchpad Gestures in Xfce with libinput-gestures

Windows and Mac have added some conveniences over the past decade that I’m missing to some degree.

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Sort Folders Before Files in the Gtk3 Filechooser

It’s quite simple to do but surprisingly hard to find.

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How To Play Mark of the Ninja on Debian Stretch

Resolve the weird “ERROR: Missing required OpenGL extensions.”

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Mimic Windows Snap Hotkeys in Xfce

It’s quite simple. Open Settings → Window Manager → Keyboard.

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KOReader Beta 20180410

Usability on non-touch devices, an automatic setting for warmth, Pocketbook Inkpad 3 and an AppImage for Linux desktop computers.

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Fix “sign_and_send_pubkey: signing failed: agent refused operation”

Thanks to gnome-keyring you won’t get a useful error message. If you uninstall it, you’ll get the real culprit right where it matters, but in retrospect ssh-add gives you the same error message.

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All blog posts

Drawings

The Ghost of Student Counseling
By Frans  /  August 30, 2017
Cloud, Kluit, Clod?
By Frans  /  May 8, 2016
Trois champignons
By Frans  /  April 27, 2016
By Frans  /  June 8, 2010
Chill and Angry Vector Smileys
By Frans  /  May 21, 2007

Writing

By Frans  /  November 7, 2013
Tunnel Anxiety
By Frans  /  April 7, 2013
By Frans  /  March 17, 2013
By Frans  /  July 22, 2012

Internet

Is My Firefox Out of Date?
By Frans  /  November 3, 2017
By Frans  /  August 19, 2015
By Frans  /  February 2, 2014

Linux and more

Six Years of KOReader
By Frans  /  February 22, 2018
Is My Firefox Out of Date?
By Frans  /  November 3, 2017
Skype on Android x86
By Frans  /  August 18, 2017

Thoughts on books

A Well-Deserved Classic: <cite>Van den vos Reynaerde</cite>
By Frans  /  January 22, 2017
Of Horology and Letters
By Frans  /  January 21, 2017
Congolese Negroes: Beautiful But Stupid?
By Frans  /  August 20, 2016

Photography

By Frans  /  December 23, 2012
Fireworks on the Scheldt
By Frans  /  January 1, 2010
By Frans  /  April 7, 2006
By Frans  /  March 25, 2006