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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.
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Stylish CSS userstyle for new google's image search, so you can spare an extra click

Posted 08-08-2017 at 07:58 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated 08-08-2017 at 08:15 PM by the dsc

It's crude but seems to work. I simply don't get why webdesigners think it's a great idea to needlessly hide small menus under that "vertical ellipsis" icon. At very least those could be displayed just by hovering.

Code:
.irc_m {
    background-color: #fff;
    box-shadow: 3px 3px 12px rgba(0,0,0,0.4);
    margin-top: 0px;
    overflow: auto;
    padding: 0px 0;
    position: absolute;
    right: 8px;
    z-index: 2;
...
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GPU benchmarking... that was scary

Posted 08-06-2017 at 08:40 AM by the dsc (linux-related notes)

The computer I was using before apparently is dying... somewhat bulging capacitors, with the screen getting totally corrupt along with the sound, and "REISUB" doesn't work...

I've just moved the HDD/OS to a different motherboard, somewhat similar computer... and I was checking the actual hardware specs on "hardinfo"....

I clicked more or less accidentally on "GPU drawing", not noticing it was under the benchmark section (and not expecting...
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Minor but significant fix/tweak on GTK3's "clearlooks", getting away with excessive padding

Posted 07-14-2017 at 07:39 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated 07-14-2017 at 07:41 PM by the dsc

I'm not a maintainer of this theme, this is a fix I did just for myself. Perhaps the theme's owners wouldn't even agree with it being a "fix".

GTK3's clearlooks had significantly more wasted space than its GTK2 predecessor. I guess it's due to the fad of "mobile first" design.

It's not that hard to make them more similar in this regard, all it requires is to open the CSS file and reduce several of the "padding" values.

I...
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Copy-and-pasted "tweaks" to a GTK3 port of the "Mist" theme

Posted 07-13-2017 at 01:20 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated 08-17-2017 at 05:32 PM by the dsc (code is closed with /code not /quote)

Nothing fancy, just some boxes and arrow(s) that were missing. I believe the port was this one:

https://github.com/mkoskar/gtk-theme-mist

The copy and pasted things were bits from the Albatross theme

https://www.gnome-look.org/content/s...content=123952
https://github.com/shimmerproject/Albatross

(Alongside with its "assets" folder linked within Mist's)

Both are GPL so I guess that's not illegal...
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Rarely a website butchered its own interface so bad as Yahoo did to yahoogroups

Posted 07-04-2017 at 01:19 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated 07-04-2017 at 01:20 PM by the dsc

You barely can search within a given group you're subscribed to -- better luck searching from google search with "site:groups.yahoo" and things like that.

Congratulations, yahoo, now hackers/defacers don't have anything to do there.

It's an old, massive transformation of a previously functional UI into a useless, unintuitive, clump of "featured bugs". I thought it would be fixed eventually, but it's just as bad as the first time they've ruined it....
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