The One with the Thoughts of Frans

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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.
A fun typo, especially if you dive a little deeper.
Of course I'm biased, but these multiswipes have completely changed how I use KOReader.
Like the create a box dialog in Boxes, which I thought might be useful to quickly try a LiveCD.
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.
In contrast to Dropbox, Discord doesn't try to hide logging in.
Basic support for E Ink refreshes on a limited number of Android E Ink devices.
I don't understand why so many places make signing in so hard.
At least they were nice enough to abide by my rules. :)
A 16 character maximum? How am I supposed to work with that? Grmbl.
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Featured posts

KOReader 2020.03 “Skating Bird”
By Frans  /  March 8, 2020
AliExpress seller ships from Porselein
By Frans  /  November 7, 2019
KOReader 2019.09 “I Scream For Ice Cream”
By Frans  /  September 7, 2019
KOReader 2019.08 “Starling”
By Frans  /  August 10, 2019
KOReader 2019.04
By Frans  /  April 6, 2019
GUN Tar
By Frans  /  March 26, 2019
KOReader 2019.03 “Marsdiep”
By Frans  /  March 10, 2019
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

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 2020.03 “Skating Bird”
By Frans  /  March 8, 2020
KOReader 2019.09 “I Scream For Ice Cream”
By Frans  /  September 7, 2019
KOReader 2019.08 “Starling”
By Frans  /  August 10, 2019
KOReader 2019.04
By Frans  /  April 6, 2019
GUN Tar
By Frans  /  March 26, 2019

Thoughts on books

A Well-Deserved Classic: Van den vos Reynaerde
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

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