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Pico CMS TagBlog Theme

Symlink to README.md of the repository of the tagblog theme (as seen in this blog), with screenshots and instructions. Warning: can be ahead of the official repo.

Change XTerm's Window Icon

Venerable and versatile XTerm. Carrying cruft from four decades. I am a big friend of lightweight terminal emulators - I want them to pop up immediately, without having to run a daemon. Despite all its baggage, xterm is extremely fast. Change the Window Icon (pixmap) The default icon is absolutely h.....

Use root‑tail & top instead of conky

Conky is good for displaying things on the desktop. But it has a few disadvantages: There's no option to continuously show the output of a command (or file), like tail -f or dmesg -w, and update conky's output as that output grows. [X] Some internal conky commands measuring system resources are bug.....

Android: Create & Use Your Own Bootanimation

These are my experiences on a rooted Acer E39 (a.k.a liquid E700) with Android 4.4.2 (kitkat). I hope they apply to other models & Android versions, too. Most of the work (except where indicated otherwise) was done on an Arch Linux desktop computer. First of all you should have an idea what sort.....

Customizing the Linux Console

A collection of tricks that also have an effect on the non-graphical environment, a.k.a. the console. Keep boot messages on tty1 I do not use a display manager or splash screen. When my computer boots, I see all messages, then a login prompt. By default the screen would clear before the login prompt.....

Xmountaincolors

It's like Xmountains, but with configurable colors. See the Xmountaincolors project page on notabug or framagit. Screenshot Gallery Here's an example of what the original xmountains looks like (It is still possible to use xmountaincolors in this way by simply not providing .....

TempuraFlat GTK2, GTK3, Openbox and Tint2 Themes

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. I cr.....