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Resurrect a Nokia N900 - Applications

This article has a parent article. Podcasts After lots of trial & error and testing various apps I can now say: gPodder does not work with most HTTPS feed URLs the stock RSS app does not want to add feeds at all one or two other apps from extras-testing did not work either In the end I got c...

Resurrect a Nokia N900

Some Chapters have been split off to their own pages: Applications and Tweaking. The legendary N900. I was surprised that a sufficient number is still being sold on various auctioning platforms, and they can be had cheaply - definitely under 100€, though mine was quite a bit cheaper, and in really...

ArchLinux Installation

My current install is getting old (5+ years) and I thought it might be a good idea to start from scratch. Obviously I follow the Installation Guide; this document is for additional notes. The headers follow the chapters of the Installation Guide. These notes are for an MBR/BIOS install with system e...

Submit a Package to the Arch User Repository

My first AUR package! I suppose you are somewhat familiar with makepkg, git and the process of creating packages under Arch Linux. Once your PKGBUILD is created, works as desired and the package builds, is installable and works, this is how you continue: Preparation, Initial Upload create the .SRCI...

Change Useragent string without addon (Mozilla browsers)

Why some webpages deny access because I'm not using one of the top four browsers is beyond me... Anyhow, here's how you can spoof your useragent on all Mozilla-based (Firefox-like) browsers, e.g. Seamonkey, Palemoon etc. - and of course Firefox itself: Enter about:config in your URL bar. Search for...

Short Review Diary - Music and other Audio

A timeline of what I listen to - mostly contributions to various forum threads Dec 20 2019 Peggy Gou - It Makes You Forget (Itgehane) A perfect little piece of House/Techno-Pop. Cultural influences, rhythms and grooves from all over the globe. Dec 9 2019 young marble giants - choci loni Ge...