Google Recaptcha issues

I’ve noticed recently I am constantly being asked to solve Google Recaptchas when using Firefox and when logged into Google (which you would think would decrease this). So I’ve started using google container which has the additional advantage of restricting google’s tracking. Two issues: You can’t go back to your google search results, so I …

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Thunderbird 60+ replacement extensions

With TB 60+ a lot of old extensions are incompatible including my favourite nostalgy. Update: as of 23 Sep 2018 Nostalgy has a new version that is compatible with modern Thunderbird! I now use Quick Folder Move (in combination with Dorando to rebind keymappings) & Folder Pane View. Older extensions that are still compatible that …

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Rooting your Gemini PDA

I recently got a Gemini PDA (WiFi). To run rooted Android and Linux (dual boot) I did the following: Followed the details here. Downloaded & unzipped Windows Flashing Tool Downloaded & installed Windows Drivers Chose my Partition setup here then downloaded Scatter File Base Firmware (ie Android) Linux Firmware Unzipped both firmwares into a dir …

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Arch Linux on aarch64 gpg keys

If you have an issue with gpg verification of packages the instructions are slightly different to recover as the signing keys are different: pacman-key –init pacman-key –populate archlinuxarm This is if you get errors like: error: mutt: signature from “Arch Linux ARM Build System <builder@archlinuxarm.org>” is unknown trust :: File /var/cache/pacman/pkg/mutt-1.10.0-1-aarch64.pkg.tar.xz is corrupted (invalid or …

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GrafX2 – Deluxe Paint for Linux

GrafX2 is a bitmap paint program inspired by the Amiga programs ​Deluxe Paint and Brilliance. Specialized in 256-color drawing, it includes a very large number of tools and effects that make it particularly suitable for pixel art, game graphics, and generally any detailed graphics painted with a mouse.

gsconnect – native kdeconnect for gnome

https://extensions.gnome.org/extension/1319/gsconnect/ is a fantastic implementation of kdeconnect which allows you interface with your android phone from your linux desktop. I had some issues configuring it on Fedora as I was previously using kdeconnectd so gsconnect defaulted to the next available port (1717). To resolve this I removed kdeconnectd (yum remove), uninstalled gsconnect (rm -rf ~/.local/share/gnome-shell/extensions/gsconnect@andyholmes.github.io), …

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