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Looking for a perfect file storage

📅 2023-05-18⏳ 5 min read

I’ve been searching for an ultimate file hosting for quite some time and finally found it! Let’s go through this journey together.

Our goal is to find a file storage solution which is:

  • Cheap
  • Reliable
  • Will be alive in 10 years if left unattended

It would be a dream, right?


Automatically switching the default browser

📅 2022-05-07🔃 2022-07-25⏳ 3 min read

I use two browsers in my daily life: Chromium for work-related stuff and Firefox for everything else. This helps me to keep a strict separation between these two worlds, including: logins, bookmarks, history, settings (e.g. proxy, synchronization), etc. Let’s see how to make a default browser switch automatically to the correct one.


Switching tabs in Firefox with a mouse wheel

📅 2022-05-02⏳ 5 min read

I prefer to switch tabs in my browser with a mouse wheel and this is an important part of my workflow. It’s so much easier to shove a mouse pointer to the top of a screen and do a single scroll rather than reaching for a keyboard to press Crtl+PgUp/Down or hunting the desired tab with a cursor. Unfortunately it doesn’t work in Firefox by default… Let’s see if we can fix this!


How to control your PC from a TV remote?

📅 2021-08-24🔃 2023-04-22⏳ 4 min read

I have a modern LG TV connected to a PC via HDMI. I use this setup for coach-based gaming and watching movies. However, the latter has a major usability issue: you can’t just pause playback with a TV remote, you need a mouse or a keyboard nearby. Because of this I have to use a wireless mouse and keyboard, but there should be a better way of doing this, right?


Rolling like a Pro

📅 2020-08-11⏳ 6 min read

With the pandemic going on many tabletop role-playing parties migrated online, including ours. I’m a DM, so I struggled a lot with Roll20, trying to:

  1. Quickly create encounters
  2. Have minimal delays during the game
  3. Provide good experience for players and me

Here I’m sharing what I’ve come up with so far.