The One with the Thoughts of Frans

To share USB in VirtualBox guests, you need to install the extension pack on the host. On Debian, that's the virtualbox-ext-pack package.
KOReader's UI is gearing up for RTL, and there's a nice new keyboard layout picker.
It had some merit, but I enjoyed it an awful lot less than The Council.
As one of the maintainers of KOReader, a versatile a document and image viewer, I'm proud to announce the latest release.
I accidentally ended up on the Dutch "translation" of AliExpress. The machine responsible did the best it could, I suppose…
Right after that flying rhino, I also modded this croc.
I had some fun modding a little rhino toy.
ArsClip uses the same method of quick selection as my own Nimbler.
Documentation, internationalization, cutesy crash, autoturn, and more.
Apparently this is not completely unusual.
Enhanced EPUB rendering can now be enabled on demand (#5117). In the relevant jargon this means correct margin collapsing, honoring negative margins and more properly floating images. In regular people speech, it just means paragraph margins and images will sometimes look slightly better.
It's been a while since I've seen such an attractive, clear interactive map application.
The Android version now supports asking for permissions.
Basically RTFM, but the manual gets a bit too carried away with possibilities sometimes.
This release adds support for various Android Freescale devices, such as Nook, Onyx and Tolino.
Twenty characters? Get out of here.
The standard QWERTY keyboard now supports swiping and holding for diacritics. The basic grid of 9 surrounding keys is equivalent to swipe direction.
cp /etc/skel/.bashrc ~/
March mainly brought various under the hood improvements like faster blitting and better line-height handling, but also a more visible dual pages display toggle. On supported platforms, most two-finger swipes are now also configurable in the gesture manager.
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Featured posts

KOReader 2019.04
By Frans  /  April 6, 2019
GUN Tar
By Frans  /  March 26, 2019
Six Years of KOReader
By Frans  /  February 22, 2018
The Ghost of Student Counseling
By Frans  /  August 30, 2017
Skype on Android x86
By Frans  /  August 18, 2017

Drawings

The Ghost of Student Counseling
By Frans  /  August 30, 2017
Trois champignons
By Frans  /  April 27, 2016
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Writing

Tunnel Anxiety
By Frans  /  April 7, 2013
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Internet

By Frans  /  February 2, 2014

Linux and more

KOReader 2019.04
By Frans  /  April 6, 2019
GUN Tar
By Frans  /  March 26, 2019

Thoughts on books

Of Horology and Letters
By Frans  /  January 21, 2017

Photography

On My Header Image
By Frans  /  December 23, 2012
Fireworks on the Scheldt
By Frans  /  January 1, 2010
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