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Nov 05, 2017

I Go to Hugo

In my never ending quest in search of the perfect static site generator, I think I’ve finally found the perfect one: Hugo. Hugo is a static site generator written in the Go programming language, and since it’s release it’s gained a staggering 231% increase in usage over the last year. The massive increase of popularity over the last year really grabbed my attention, so I decided to try it.

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May 04, 2017

Void Linux

Yesterday, I set it upon myself to try out Void Linux. It’s a relatively new distro, which came out within the last few years. Unlike a lot of distros nowadays which are based off of Ubuntu, Fedora, or some other distro, Void is written completely from scratch. It uses it’s own init system (runit), and it’s own package manager (XBPS). After using it for the last day or so on my laptop, I am nothing but pleased with it.

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Dec 23, 2015

Commander for Pebble

Smartwatches are new technology. A rather interesting technology too, which sparked me into buying a Pebble because it reminded me of a regular watch (aka one with physical buttons instead of a touchscreen), and the fact you can easily write apps for it in JavaScript. So this brings my first app that doesn’t run on your computer: Commander for Pebble. This app lets you control your computer using predefined commands. It can be used to launch programs like Steam’s Big Picture mode, the Kodi media center, or anything of your choosing.

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Nov 25, 2015

Running Banished on Arch Linux

I recently installed a SSD in my laptop and decided I’d finally do away with Windows once and for all. It was great, and everything was going smoothly until I decided I’d like to play a few Windows-only titles. Banished happened to be one of them, however it seems to have good support on Wine (as you can see here), but I was having a hard time getting audio to work.

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