Linux, plaintext & minimalism
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
October 1, 2019

How to visually highlight long lines in Vim

I couldn’t find this documented somewhere and I had to do some reading before figuring it out myself, so I might as well document it here. What I’m talking about is the feature in Vim that let’s you visually highlight long lines.

Tag: Vim
September 30, 2019

How to select the right soundcard using ALSA

I installed Gentoo on my old media computer a few weeks ago. I use the computer with an internal soundcard called Asus Xonar DX a card that has always worked well and out of the box with Linux.

Tags: ALSA | Audio
September 28, 2019

Copy files with rsync for a better overview

Copying larger files and/or larger amounts of files with the shell command cp can sometimes be a bit lacking. It doesn’t give you any feedback whatsoever, which is almost never an issue for your average small file, but when you copy perhaps several gigabytes of files you want to know if it’s going to take 10 minutes or 10 hours.

September 27, 2019

My list of recommended netcasts

Here’s my list of my recommended netcasts. I have included the Swedish ones as well, I am Swedish after all. :) I marked them with a Swedish flag though. And to make it as fair as possible I have sorted the list in an alphabetical order.