The One with the Thoughts of Frans

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.
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).
A recent update broke Enpass. Hopefully it'll be fixed again soon, but in the meantime…
As one of the maintainers of KOReader, a versatile a document and image viewer, I'm proud to announce the latest release.
Since I don't use Steam that much I don't know when it was added, but it's nice that Steam is no longer tiny on my UHD monitor.
Such a rare occurrence, how nice that I can resize it, I thought. Until I actually tried to resize it.
UX
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