Some AUR packages (git and such) need manual upgrading

06 Feb

AUR packages don't automatically recognize commits made to git repositories, so to be sure that your git packages are up-to-date, you would have to check them manually, and rebuild where necessary.

Yaourt can automate that process.

yaourt -Syua --devel

This will first upgrade packages from...

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TempuraFlat GTK2, GTK3, Openbox and Tint2 Themes

06 Feb

This is based on a really old GTK2 theme, Tempura. I applied the colors and flat shapes to one of the excellent Bunsen themes. This was a manageable task for GTK2, but GTK3... that took me a while. The amount of config text must be about ten times of the GTK2 config text. Upside: It's all CSS...

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Getting email to work with ssmtp, openmailbox.org and Grav

05 Feb

My server is running debian stable (jessie).
Recently I had been messing around with different mailing setups, which resulted in total breakage of email sending, as often required by a CMS, usually via php and sendmail.

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Pacman -Syu fails with "invalid or corrupted package (PGP signature)"

31 Jan

I just ran into the following problem while trying to upgrade my archlinux netbook:

error: confuse: signature from "Thorsten Töpper ...." is unknown trust
:: File /var/cache/pacman/pkg/confuse-2.8-2-i686.pkg.tar.xz is corrupted (invalid or corrupted p...

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Custom Folder Icon for Bookmark Toolbar in Firefox, Iceweasel, PaleMoon...

29 Jan

What if your Mozilla-browser's favourite theme lacks nice folder icons?
You don't have to rewrite the theme, it's enough to create or edit your
profile-folder/chrome/userChrome.css e.g. like this:

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