The One with the Thoughts of Frans

KOReader 2018.11 “An die Freude”
By Frans  /  November 1, 2018
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Is My Firefox Out of Date?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

Geany Regex Replace

Geany has a nice story about named matching groups in the manual, but those don’t seem to work in the actual find & replace dialog.

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Discord Login Shows How It’s Done

In contrast to Dropbox, Discord doesn’t try to hide logging in.

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KOReader 2019.02

Basic support for E Ink refreshes on a limited number of Android E Ink devices.

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Dropbox sign-in annoyances

I don’t understand why so many places make signing in so hard.

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The password has to be at most 10 characters long

At least they were nice enough to abide by my rules. đŸ™‚

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Password Shaming Battle.net

A 16 character maximum? How am I supposed to work with that? Grmbl.

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Windows: mklink

mklink is a rather useful command for shuffling large directories around without requiring application support (e.g., large games from HDD to SSD or vice versa).

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KOReader 2019.01 “Public Domain 1923”

In-page footnotes!

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Insecure workaround for Synergy “failed to accept secure socket” error

Turn off SSL on client and server.

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Run Enpass on Debian Buster (testing)

A recent update broke Enpass. Hopefully it’ll be fixed again soon, but in the meantime…

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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

KOReader 2018.11 “An die Freude”
By Frans  /  November 1, 2018
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