The disputable new steam friends UI keeps running into problems.
16 Apr 2019
I ran into this bug of steam on linux.
Basically, steam fires up tons of DNS queries when downloading/updating and
constantly triggers the throttling mechanism on the DNS servers, resulting a
terribly slow download speed.
24 Nov 2018
After the recent update of WPS for linux, it stopped working on desktops with KDE variants. So I looked around and found the solution listed below. In the
meantime, this article also provides a workaround for kmenuedit's bug of not saving
29 May 2018
Snapper is a nice snapshot tool for easy
backup and rollback with btrfs. However, its default maneuver over snapshots
can be a PITA as it frequently takes snapshots which by all means seem
19 Dec 2017
Laid my hands on cmus recently and it got my spot
just right, lightweight yet powerful, and useful plugins with specialized
1 Aug 2017
If you are like me, using a shared host for your website, chances are you don't
have root access to your web server and probably run into the following error
while using the original certbot by Let's Encrypt.
26 Oct 2016
I stumble upon a nice game called Abyssrium yesterday. It allows you to raise all kinds of beautiful fishes and create your own aquarium in a deep ocean. The basic play style is repetitively tapping around and collecting the so called "vitality" to buy everything you need.
Well, if you occasionally program a little, then I guess you can understand the irritation I feel when there's something needs manually "repeating".
29 Sep 2016
Finally I got some time to upgrade my old 2014 Alienware 17 with an SSD.
21 Aug 2016
I am working on a project which needs to monitor the sensor readings on the
23 Apr 2016
I am doing some experiments using Android devices and need to manually set the TxPower of the WiFi.
15 Dec 2015
Recently I updated from OpenSUSE 13.2 to Leap 42.1, and together KDE 4 to 5.4, but all of a sudden Kodi stopped working. The symptom is that Kodi only shows the splash screen and then force closes dumping a crash log.
27 Nov 2015
So I recently made a mistake while cleaning old kernel files. Put my lesson in short: always think twice while you use rm -rf with some regular expressions...
17 Aug 2015
My .vimrc can be found here.
27 Jun 2015
Recently got a weird issue after applying an Nvidia driver update from the official repository.
22 Jun 2015
This post lists a bunch of interesting tools I came upon. I will keep updating it.
8 Jun 2015