Changing the Android Default Alarm on Zenfone 2
I don’t like the default alarm sound on my phone much and apparently changing it to something a little bit gentler can only be done on a per-alarm basis. Luckily I found this: Today I was looking for a way to change the sound that is applied by default to new alarms you create in […] Read more.
Meditations While Dishwashing
There are two main competing principles at work while washing the dishes: most annoying first and dirtiest last. Luckily these two principles are less contradictory than they might seem at first glance. Utensils, with all of their finicky little nooks and crannies, tend to be fairly clean. The same applies to those annoying glasses, that […] Read more.
Image Optimization Guide
On the forum I administer, I am forced to run a tight attachment policy. Disk space doesn't grow on trees. Occasionally this leads to questions about the small attachment size limit of 50 KiB. This guide is intended to make it clear that this is not nearly as tiny as you might think. Read more.
libGL error in Steam and Broken Age in Debian Stretch
Just have some fun with LD_PRELOAD. Read more.
Magnificent Borderline Puerility: The Great Gatsby
The Great Gatsby is a terrific example of how a bunch of money-obsessed, vacuous, overall completely unsympathetic characters can still combine into an atmospheric, humorous, layered and meaningful piece of writing. Without the always present, borderline puerile ironic undertone this may well have been absolutely terrible. Read more.
Fix No gksu(do) Permissions Prompt on Gparted, Synaptic, Mounting Drives, Etc. in Debian
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Of Horology and Letters
The fashionable thing to do these days would probably be to write a graphic novel based on the epistolary contacts of the Huygens family. But as a paragon of intimate yet in-depth, meticulously sourced writing this page-turner essay collection shows just plain good writing is more than enough. Read more.
Multilingual Gezelle Reception in Gezelle vertaald
Guido Gezelle should need little introduction. All in all I thoroughly enjoyed this book. Read more.