Linux, plaintext & minimalism
May 28, 2020

How to save disk space by changing the reserved blocks for Ext-filesystems

By default the Extended-filesystem, more known as Ext2/4, reserves 5% of the filesystem blocks on the filesystem for privileged processes. It’s done to avoid filesystem fragmentation and to allow system daemons to continue to function correctly after non-privileged processes are prevented from writing to the filesystem due to a full filesystem.

May 26, 2020

How to prevent NeoMutt from making line breaks in Neovim when you compose a message

When I compose a message in my e-mail client NeoMutt my editor Neovim inserts automatic line breaks after about 73 characters. I don’t like it at all.

Tags: Neovim | Vim | NeoMutt | Mutt
May 25, 2020

Why I like Gentoo

I like Gentoo for several reasons! Two of the reasons is the fact that Gentoo makes my computer fun to use (again) and that their friendly and helpful community always brings a smile to my face.

Tags: Gentoo | Linux | Highlights
March 27, 2020

I made a Gentoo decal for my computer case

I made this Gentoo vinyl decal at work the this week. It’s about 17x13 cm in size and it’s about as small as I dared to make it considering the thin line in the logo.

Tags: Gentoo | DIY
February 27, 2020

My Gentoo Linux wallpaper

I had troubles with finding a high resolution and clean wallpaper with Gentoo, so I decided to try to make my own wallpaper.

Tags: Gentoo | Linux | Wallpapers
January 29, 2020

My blog has a new home and a new address

Hello and welcome to my new home! You’re probably wondering about the new domain hunden.linuxkompis.se? Well. Just keep calm—nothing is happening to my little blog—there’s not going to be any Swedish content here. I do have a Swedish blog though, but that’s over at hund.linuxkompis.se.

Tag: Hund
December 19, 2019

My simple plain text journal

I like keeping a personal journal of what I do in life, it can be anything from every day stuff that I want future me to remember to various thoughts about anything.

December 18, 2019

How to fix the TrueType font rendering

I was cleaning up my configuration for ZSH the other day—which is probably a story for another time—it lead me to ‘break’ the font rendering by reverting it back to the defaults, which is if you ask me broken and hideous.

Tags: Gentoo | TrueType | Fonts
December 2, 2019

How to use colordiff with etc-update in Gentoo

If you’re using Gentoo you’re probably annoyed with how hard it is to find the relevant part of the diff-output from etc-update.

Tags: Gentoo | diff | colordiff
November 20, 2019

How I got started with WireGuard in Gentoo

My VPN-provider Integrity VPN recently rolled out their support for WireGuard. If you don’t know what it is, I highly recommend you checking out their website.

Tags: Gentoo | WireGuard | VPN | Network