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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...

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 May 28 2020 There seems to be tons of different mixes of Underworld's largely similar hits (but always way longer than the usual 3 to 4 minutes), and I don't think I found the ones I remember best... trying again... http...

Short Review Diary - Films, TV Shows and other Video

A timeline of what I watch (too much really) - mostly contributions to various forum threads May 28 2020 Tatort is a long-running German crime solving TV show with a huge number of full-length (90min) episodes spanning 5 decades. Just recently I noticed - again - how good most of them are. Differen...

Updating PicoCMS with Composer

A minor update, from 2.1.0 to 2.1.1. composer is installed locally on the server (Debian oldstable) via apt. All I had to do is navigate to the folder including the PicoCMS installation execute composer update: $ composer update Loading composer repositories with package information Updating dep...

Pico CMS TagBlog Theme

This Pico CMS theme is fully centered around a tag list/cloud - other means of navigation, apart from a manually built menu, have not been taken onto account. It is a minimal theme - no javascript, no 3rd-party resources, simple CSS design without animations or rounded corners etc. It's also a respo...