Webextension compatible extensions for Firefox 57

Now FF 57 (Quantum) has been released, old style extensions are no longer supported. Here are replacements that I’ve found: Feed RSS mini icon on Bookmarks Button – Awesome RSS DownThemAll – Download Star Click-to-Play Manager – ??? Copy Plain Text 2 – Copy PlainText FireGestures – Foxy Gestures PrefBar – ??? Might require multiple …

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Windows shares no longer mounting on Linux

I use autofs to mount a windows share on my router, this stopped working with “mount error(112): Host is down”. Looks like it was due to some arch linux update, as per dmesg:

Specifying version 1.0 fixed it. (Note: this is just on my home network, you might want more security elsewhere). Fixed autofs …

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How to migrate virtualenvs when system python version changes

eg from 3.5 to 3.6 Not foolproof, but a quick hack # In your old virtual site-packages directory # with your new virtualenv activated