Increase the swapfile of your Raspberry Pi

By |2020-05-18T16:36:36+02:00May 18th, 2020|Tech Support|

If you're on a first generation Raspberry Pi you don't have much RAM, so it makes sense to increase the swapfile size to be able to do more with your Pi. I'll show you how! First, edit the file /etc/dphys-swapfile sudo nano /etc/dphys-swapfile Change the line: CONF_SWAPSIZE=100 To something like: [...]

Linux Desktop: Enable NUMLOCK on login

By |2020-05-09T05:27:40+02:00May 9th, 2020|Tech Support|

This is just a quick one, as I always find it annoying to not have numlock enable automatically on Linux desktops. Overview (all distros) You will want to install the application numlockx, and then add it to your startup applications (the name and command of the entry being simply numlockx). [...]

Google Analytics Experiment

By |2020-05-07T02:31:54+02:00May 7th, 2020|Meta|

As you probably know I'm in favour of privacy, which is why I use self-hosted Matomo (formerly known as Piwik) for analytics. This allows me to have control over what's gathered, and do analytics without collecting personal data and instead do generic analysis like what posts are being read, are [...]

Add Tor Browser to start menu on Linux

By |2020-05-06T22:05:35+02:00May 6th, 2020|Tech Support|

The Tor Browser for Linux comes as compressed tarball (.tar.xz) which you extract somewhere, however it does not add itself to the start menu. I'll show you how to add it yourself! So let's say you just downloaded tor-browser-linux64-9.0.10_en-US.tar.xz and extracted the folder tor-browser_en-US somewhere (I recommend to extract it [...]

Fix Nextcloud Client Autostart on Linux

By |2020-05-09T04:59:30+02:00May 6th, 2020|Tech Support|

The Nextcloud client does add itself to autostart on Linux, however I don't see a tray icon by default. I'll show you how to fix it. After the installation, Nextcloud creates a bad entry to the "autostart", which needs to be replaced with the correct entry as follows: Go to [...]

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