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Just annotations of little "how to's", so I know I can find how to do something I've already done when I need to do it again, in case I don't remember anymore, which is not unlikely. Hopefully they can be useful to others, but I can't guarantee that it will work, or that it won't even make things worse.

Wrapper-script to launch a browser in private/incognito mode if keys control or shift are being held (thought for Openbox menus)

Posted 05-20-2024 at 11:47 AM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated 05-20-2024 at 11:48 AM by the dsc
Tags openbox

While one can do something even more efficient with pure keybindings, or maybe merely first launching the normal window and then a private one, I thought that it was interesting. AFAIK it can't be done purely on Openbox' menu's functionalities alone.

xinput query-state 9 2>/dev/null | grep "key\[50\]=down\|key\[62\]=down\|key\[37\]=down\|key\[105\]=down" && incognito="--incognito"

echo ${incognito/--} | aosd_cat
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Fix Google Chrome's ugly thick transparent-but-shadowed borders on compositors such as picom

Posted 05-10-2024 at 08:20 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated 05-10-2024 at 10:05 PM by the dsc

By adding this on the "shadow exclude" section:
"argb && (override_redirect || wmwin)"

They've decided to once again reinvent the same GUI in the latest version of Chrome, but with some added dysfunctionalities or incompatibilities with more or less standard compositor configurations. Its context menus all of a sudden had a rather thick transparent...
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