On Linux, when using X as a graphical user interface, one quick way for changing the mouse pointer speed - independently of the distribution you are on - is using xinput. This posts highlights practicalities and gives hint for using xinput for this purpose.
This post covers how to configure the Windows firewall to block Internet access for a given program, but still allow it LAN access.
This post describes how to configure WireGuard, an open-source point-to-point tunnel, to play LAN-only games together over the Internet. This includes games that never had Internet-based but only LAN-based match-making in the first place (mostly older games) - but also games that by design would have had both, but for which the Internet-based match-making servers sadly are no longer active.
Want an easy way to get rid of margins in a pdf file on Linux? For example, when embedding the pdf file as figure somewhere? Then pdfcrop might be the tool for you. It is an extremely easy (probably the easiest possible for such a tool), quick, and reliable tool to sove your problem.
This post highlights how to quickly clean old packages from anaconda, the scientific Python/R distribution.
This post is about yet another small number puzzle, and the corresponding solver for it in Prolog. The post and code is written to be easily understandable and help learn the basics of "think and code" in Prolog.
When you run Linux on your work machine (desktop, laptop, etc), you usually want to be informed in some way about system updates being available. This post showcases two scripts for Arch Linux and Debian/Ubuntu to represent the update status in short, concise, and human understandable string, which can be included in any status bar, like i3blocks or i3status with the i3/i3-gaps window manager.
This post focuses on how to cache a SSH key file password in a Linux terminal using an SSH agent. It further highlights the changes in command syntax required for the fish shell due to the default ssh-agent using Bash syntax.
If you have some Linux knowledge but are unsure which Linux distribution might be the right one for your personal PC or laptop this post is for you. I've recently held a talk titled "Arch Linux: why you want to use it". The talk highlights a) when/why you might want to use Arch Linux, b) that Arch is not difficult, and c) some core concepts of Arch you should be aware of.