I recently needed to help install Debian on an Acer Aspire ES1-522 laptop. There were quite a few issues to do with drivers.
git-credential-cache is a useful tool to remember your HTTP/HTTPS git credentials (though you really should be using SSH instead). It’s useful for things like long passwords or access tokens. It stores them in memory for a certain number of seconds.
It is often useful to configure VirtualBox virtual machines to automatically start and stop on startup and shutdown. The official documentation is a bit unclear, so I have made a tutorial about how to configure it.
This article assumes you have set up the Vino VNC server correctly, but your client gives you a message like “encryption not supported” or “the authentication method requested is not availaible”.
I have made a new page where I am putting useful tweaks and tips for Fedora. Some examples are: getting a color prompt in bash, hiding the GRUB menu, a list of links to packages for third-party apps, and lots more. Click here, or look below to see the full collection.
One little-known feature of the GNOME desktop environment is that it has the ability to record screencasts. By default, the keyboard shortcut to do so is CTRLALTSHIFTR. Press it again to stop recording. This will save the video as a webm video into your Videos folder.
I have finished SimpleMarkdown 2.0, a markdown editor for Windows. I have rewritten it in C#, improved the design, fixed bugs, added features and themes, improved the stability, and more.
I have finished version 2 of my webapp for reading epub ebooks ePubViewer. It features a Book info panel including the cover, title, author, percent read, current chapter, and more. It also has a brand-new UI style. I have also fixed many bugs.
I have been working on a webapp for reading EPUB eBooks. Try it out here: http://geek1011.github.io/ePubViewer. It has been tested on Internet Explorer 10+, Mozilla Firefox 20+, Google Chrome 30+, and Opera 30+.
A tool to easily update your Kobo’s firmware to the latest version on Linux.