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F-Droid and Facebook on BlackBerry 10

I own a BlackBerry Q5 for a few months now, a device that is almost worthless. BlackBerry doesn't have a good reputation and is selling badly. Judging from that it's not surprising that Blackberry has almost ceased the development of…

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Play Jedi Outcast + Academy on Linux

Old games are just a habit of mine. As one can see on my maintainer list at the wine project, gaming on Linux isn't such a big problem anymore, even if there are only Windos versions of some of the games available. But…

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Enjoy native DirectX9 games on Linux

The main operating system I'm using is Slackware - I play my games on this system for years and I always try to avoid booting into the junk Microsoft provides - whenever possible. Most games are running pretty well with…

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Cutting videos on Linux? Yes, it’s possible.

This entry has been written to promote my tutorial videos for the video editor Cinelerra-CV - these videos are in the German language, therefore this article won't be translated by me. Take a look on YouTube - if you're able…

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AdBlock friendly statistics

Adblock scripts are getting better by the minute. A lot of the adblock subscriptions kick out CrazyStat nowadays. Their detection mechanism is fairly simple, though. They just search for "stat" in any scripts, divs or image names and block these…

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2015: Rigs of Rods is not dead

It has been a while since I laid hands on the great vehicle simulator "Rigs of Rods" on Linux. I still remember that the program was very sluggish, pushed the limits of my system very hard for no apparent reason…

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Access a website in bash and react to it

Sometimes specific scripts I wrote run for years and suddenly I realize, that essential parts are missing in them, which breaks everything. I wrote the article Host Windows games on a Linux server a while ago - the setup described…

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