Posted on 22 May 2023 in thoughts • Tagged with [thoughts, life]

You never know either it's right or wrong when you do something unless you're a scientist or perform a set of instructions. Life is neither the first nor the second. If somebody says that they do know what to do they are either a liar or stupid (sorry). The only …

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Kindle Touch Wallpapers

Posted on 08 March 2018 in devices • Tagged with kindle, images

Once you get your Kindle successfully jailbroken you try to find what else you could do now. A great feature it allows to use is custom screensaver. I've failed to find a decent collection of suitable images (600x800, png only), so I've decided to create my own. I'll be updating …

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If df -h shows inadequate numbers...

Posted on 20 April 2017 in linux • Tagged with server, linux

It's a brief summary for the issue with different disk usage reports shown by df and du linux CLI utilities.

First of all if your device contains 100Gb and df shows 100% on 95Gb it's okay, because 5% of a disk is being reserved in order the system would able …

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Don't try to use Laverna!

Posted on 05 April 2017 in linux • Tagged with server, linux

If you'd like to migrate from Evernote over some Open Source project don't use Laverna, it's useless!

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Switch from Manjaro to Arch without fresh install

Posted on 03 October 2016 in linux • Tagged with arch, linux

Here is a little How-To switch from Manjaro to Arch repos without reinstalling. What reasons have forced me to do so? The main benefit to use Manjaro is packeges are being tested more studios in order to deliver a stable set of ones. But an annoying downside you could face is some packages from AUR is not able to be installed due to dependencies are being held. Since I don't like when something doesn't work properly I've decided to move to Arch.

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Indicator of left mouse button press in XFCE4

Posted on 08 July 2016 in linux • Tagged with xfce, bash, linux

I found that there is no any indicator of left mouse button press avaliable in XFCE4 (or any other DE). It's very helpful for disabled people when they use accessability feature to control mouse using numpad. So my frend needed such a thing in order to see if the button is pressed or not. Here is a bash implementation of the indicator.

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Script to launch Plank items using WIN+number hotkey

Posted on 16 April 2016 in linux • Tagged with xfce, bash, linux

Plank provides very minimalistic launcher for Linux. It even doesn't support hotkeys some say it's cool in order to keep it lightweight but I do love to use WIN+number hotkey to launch items from a panel as it works in Win7 or Unity. Here is an implementation of a script that will emulate this behavior for you. Certainly you would be able just to bind any hotkey to a dedicated application but the script is adaptive so it reacts on Plank items rearrangement so Win+1 for example will always launch the first item.

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Script to replace Caffeine in XFCE4

Posted on 06 April 2016 in linux • Tagged with xfce, bash, linux

Not long ago I've found that Caffeine is not able to disable xfce-power-manager. A laptop screen remained on, but a system goes suspended as usual. So I've came up with an idea to replace Caffeine with my own written script. Here it is.

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Goals have to be correct!

Posted on 04 December 2015 in thoughts • Tagged with goals, sport

It happens. You do something every day and once it strikes you that you don't see any sense in this. Constant Groundhog Day. Everything's the same, it's gray and every single day just a repeated version of the previous one. What should I do now?

All information regarding "the correct …

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