The One with the Thoughts of Frans

Shamelessly lifted from Norbert Preining in case I forget. I still haven't actually continued Broken Sword 5 past the first few rooms, just like a few years ago. Create a file named ~/.alsoftrc with this in it. [pulse] allow-moves=true
Thanks to @tcrs the program has now been ported to the Remarkable.
The KOReader translation project has migrated to Weblate. Please head over there if you're interested in assisting with localization.
Rather annoyingly, you have to manually turn it on.
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.
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