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Tweaking Windows 10 - TweakHound
A guide to tweak and optimize Windows 10.

Updated for Windows 10 April 2018 Update. Lasted edited 05 June, 2018
guide  optimization  troubleshooting  windows10 
7 days ago
Virtoo Lets You Control Your Smartphone from PC and Vice-versa | DroidViews - www.droidviews.com
Android update, app reviews, Android tips and tricks, stock wallpapers, Samsung firmware download, Android hacks and tweaks, customization tips and lots of cool downloads.
android  application  interoperability  windows  windows10 
16 days ago
How to Uninstall Carrier/OEM Bloatware Without Root Access - www.xda-developers.com
A tutorial on how to uninstall any system application (carrier or OEM bloatware) without needing root access. Requires ADB access.
android  howto 
20 days ago
Community for Open-source Projects :: MyBrowserAddon
MyBrowserAddon is a community for open-source projects. It houses the documentation, tutorial, code related to open-source projects and is dedicated to developers who are interested in learning about and contributing to these projects. Here, you can explore different ways we serve the open-source community and also help us to make these open-source projects even more awesome! Open-source development promotes not only innovation but also accelerates progress in all aspects of software development. Currently we are focused on supporting non-commercial browser-based projects (addon, plug-in) within communities. But, in future we will branch-out to other areas including health and education!
extension  firefox  browser  open-source  addon 
4 weeks ago
Mes extensions Firefox Quantum
1 Les extensions Firefox Quantum indispensables
2 Les extensions Firefox Quantum utiles
firefox  extension  internet  security  adblock 
4 weeks ago
Practical Makefiles, by example
The purpose of this document is to explain how to write practical makefiles for your everyday hacks and projects. I want to illustrate, how easy it is to use make for building your programs, and doing so, dispel the notion that resorting to big clunky graphical IDEs, or makefile generators such as autotools or cmake, is the way to focus on your code faster.
make  programming  makefile  development 
5 weeks ago
Plain Text Accounting, a guide to Ledger and friends - plaintextaccounting.org
n 2003, John Wiegley invented Ledger: a plain text data format and command-line reporting tool for efficient double-entry-style accounting. This idea went viral among software developers and technical folk, and we now have 5+ actively-developed Ledger-likes such as hledger and Beancount, with 40+ add-on tools and an active community. This site was created in 2016 to introduce our tools, documentation, and practices.
finance  accounting  software 
6 weeks ago
Bitbucket Backup - Christian Specht
Bitbucket Backup is a backup tool which clones/pulls all your Bitbucket repositories to your local machine.
mercurial  git  bitbucket  backup 
6 weeks ago
Version Control with Mercurial
This lesson shows how to use a popular open source version control system called Mercurial (also known as hg). It is widely used, both because it’s easy to set up and because of a hosting site called Bitbucket. No matter which version control system you use, the most important thing to learn is not the details of their more obscure commands, but the workflow that they encourage.
mercurial  tutorial 
6 weeks ago
Jane Lytvynenko 🤦🏽‍♀️🤦🏽‍♀️🤦🏽‍♀️🤦🏽‍♀️ on Twitter: "Reporters in Ontario are going to have to get their shit together fast when it comes to reporting on Ford. He's continuing to spread false statements and tha
Reporters in Ontario are going to have to get their shit together fast when it comes to reporting on Ford. He's continuing to spread false statements and that will require more thought on how those statements are presented to readers. Here are some resources
ontario  media  news  journalism 
6 weeks ago
Fascism Reading List
The books in the following list are overwhelmingly written by individuals who had some sort of direct experience with the rise and rule of fascism. Therefore, these are not merely dry accounts of what happened – but fervent efforts on the parts of these authors to make sense of the horrors they lived through. In trying to make sense of their time, these authors can provide us insight into making sense of our own time. It is true that some of these books cover similar themes and topics, though they are not actually redundant, but these are books which work best when placed into conversation with each other. While there is plentiful historical scholarship on fascism, the Nazis’ rise to power, the Holocaust, and World War II – this list emphasizes works by those who personally lived through the period.
history  facism  memory  memoirs  biography 
8 weeks ago
catchorg/Catch2: A modern, C++-native, header-only, test framework for unit-tests, TDD and BDD - using C++11, C++14, C++17 and later (or C++03 on the Catch1.x branch)
Catch2 stands for C++ Automated Test Cases in a Header and is a multi-paradigm test framework for C++. which also supports Objective-C (and maybe C). It is primarily distributed as a single header file, although certain extensions may require additional headers.
c++  testing  code 
9 weeks ago
CMake - The Coding Nest
The end of semester is here and, as I grade our students semestral works, I get to use CMakeLists of dubious quality. After seeing the same errors repeat over and over again, I decided to write a short tutorial towards writing simple CMakeLists.
cmake  tutorial 
9 weeks ago
CMake by Example – Mirko Kiefer’s blog
When trying to learn CMake I could not find any good introduction. The CMake documentation is quite comprehensive but not suitable for a beginner. There are some useful tutorials linked on the CMake Wiki but most of them only cover very specific problems or are too basic. So I wrote this short CMake introduction as a distilled version of what I found out after working through the docs and following stackoverflow questions.

Its a work in progress and I will try to continuously improve it.
cmake  tutorial 
9 weeks ago
CMake Tutorial – Onur Dündar – Medium
I have read plenty of resources to understand CMake and understand the most commonly used methods to create a solid build process. Hope this article helps people who is learning about CMake.
cmake  tutorial 
9 weeks ago
iOS Build Environment for Windows by Pierre-Marie Baty
An iOS toolchain for Windows. That's to say, build tools for developers who are accustomed to Windows and don't like to be forced to use Apple software to create, build and deploy their native iOS apps.
apple  development  windows 
10 weeks ago
Dictionary German-English translation of special terms: film scanner, digital camera, image editing, photography, scanning, Photoshop
On this page there is a dictionary German-English and English-German for important terms in the fields photography, scanning, image editing and processing, Photoshop®®, digital photography, screens, colour management, monitor calibration and printer profiling.
german  english  dictionary  photography 
may 2018
Easy Context menu v1.6
Easy Context Menu (ECM) lets you add a variety of useful commands and tweaks to the Desktop, My Computer, Drives, File and Folder right-click context menus. This enables you to access the most used Windows components quickly and easily. Simply check the box next to the items you wish to add. Once added, just right click and the select the component shortcut to launch it. Easy Context Menu is both portable and freeware.
windows  configuration  menu  file  explorer 
may 2018
Firewall App Blocker
In Windows, you can use Windows Firewall to block or unblock certain applications, but it doesn’t offer an easy-to-use interface for its advanced features. If you want to block an application from accessing the internet, you must go through the following steps:

1. Click the Windows Start Menu and open Control Panel
2. Select System & Security
3. Then in the Firewall section, you select “Allow a program through the Windows Firewall”
4. If the program you wish to block or unblock isn’t listed, you must click “Allow another program” to add it. Choose the application in the list and select “Add”. Else you must then browse the hard drive to find it, and so on. This seems complicated for the average user.

Firewall App Blocker makes the process very easy! Simply drag and drop the application you wish to block into the FAB window, or browse the hard disk to find it.That’s it!
windows  firewall  administration  tool 
may 2018
The Data That Turned the World Upside Down - Motherboard
How Cambridge Analytica used your Facebook data to help the Donald Trump campaign in the 2016 election.
facebook  politics  psychology  privacy  data  protection 
march 2018
Powerbase
Powerbase is a free guide to networks of power, lobbying, public relations and the communications activities of governments and other interests. It is a project of Public Interest Investigations and Spinwatch
politics  reference  power  networking 
march 2018
joey04/xulBlock-Advanced: XUL fork of uBlock Origin for Advanced users
xBA is a fork of uBlock Origin (uBO) for browsers that support XUL add-ons.
I've used xBA on Pale Moon, Basilisk, and Waterfox. It should work on other browsers too.
xBA is only for Advanced user mode
One purpose of xBA is to enhance the Advanced user experience, with a panel designed to quickly assess all domain connectivity.
xBA is not just for current Advanced users, though. It's also a good choice for regular uBO users with a serious desire to learn Advanced mode.
adblock  privacy  extension  palemoon 
march 2018
Blocklist Collection ¦ Firebog
The Internet is full of unsavoury content: advertisers wanting to sell you stuff you don't need, trackers extracting and selling your data as if it were oil, and malicious content vying to hijack your favourite device. This collection hopes to help you minimise these issues and maintain a more enjoyable online presence, using the wonderful, free and open source utility known as Pi-hole.
adblock  list  privacy 
march 2018
How the Cash-Basis Accounting System Bankrupts cities: - The Atlantic
The cash-basis accounting system allows governments to make financial commitments that they won’t be able to fulfill in the future.
finance  city 
march 2018
The media's language about killers in mass shootings analyzed — Quartz
Are there ingrained racial biases that surface when TV news outlets report these tragedies? Is this double standard persistent, or merely anecdotal?
Keen to answer these questions, Quartz reviewed the language used to describe the killers of 27 mass shootings in the US, beginning with the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in 2012.

To do this, we used a list of mass shootings maintained by Mother Jones and included only those killers where the race was ultimately identified. We then looked at transcripts from six cables news stations related to these shootings in immediate two-day period after the news broke.
news  usa 
march 2018
GDPR Effect?
List of countries updating laws
privacy  GDPR 
march 2018
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