#like-a-fin

there is no system but GNU and Linux is one of its kernels...

  • Pixel-Perfect Scrolling With a Mouse Wheel Under Linux

    Yesterday, I plugged in my Logitech mouse into my laptop and started reading a PDF file. I started scrolling the page and realized that the scrolling is not as smooth as with my touchpad. The difference is that the touchpad scrolls the PDF pixel-by-pixel, whereas my mouse scrolls the PDF...

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  • Server Backups With Borg

    I’m currently using borg to backup my laptop and server files to an off-site location hosted by @johannwagner. I want to share my configuration which is now running successfully for about half a year. On my systems I am not using borg directly but a python wrapper script called borgmatic....

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  • Building Binary Packages in Gentoo

    In gentoo it is possible to build binary packages from already installed packages to avoid recompiling them e.g. on another machine. Gentoo provides a package called quickpkg for this which can package single packages for binary distribution. It is also possible to package all installed packages with quickpkg "*/*". The...

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