Documenting: bettertravaux.ovh API

Endpoints /tasks URL https://api.bettertravaux.ovh/tasks Methods GET URL Params “start” – optional Format: “YYYY-MM-DD” Can be abbreviated (e.g. “YYYY-MM”) “end” – optional Format: “YYYY-MM-DD” Can be abbreviated (e.g. “YYYY-MM”) Success Response 200 Content List of task IDs Error Response 404 NOT FOUND Content None Reason No results found 400 BAD REQUEST Reason check the date format malformed… Continue reading Documenting: bettertravaux.ovh API

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GNOME: Resize windows easily

How to use ALT + Right Mouse click to resize windows. gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.wm.preferences resize-with-right-button true gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.wm.preferences mouse-button-modifier ‘<Alt>’  

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Running Pyload in Docker

I created an image that allows to run Pyload in Docker: You can pull the image from Docker hub and run it by using docker pull janphi/pyload docker run -p 8000:8000 janphi/pyload Default username and password is “admin” / “admin”. Have fun. Github: https://github.com/janphilippi/docker-pyload

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Automatic fix for Spotify scaling bad on HiDPI screens on Arch Linux using yaourt, hooks and pacman

Spotify scales pretty bad on HiDPI screens (like the XPS 13 with 4k screen). All the text is small and barely readable. Tangram mentioned a fix for this issue, but everytime you update Spotify from the AUR it will update and break the .desktop file. To make pacman fix this automatically there is a feature called Hooks. In… Continue reading Automatic fix for Spotify scaling bad on HiDPI screens on Arch Linux using yaourt, hooks and pacman

Fixing chown issues on Proxmox with OVH / SoYouStart NFS backup space

Update: I have merged this fix and it is applied to all Proxmox Installations at OVH. If you ever tried using the OVH / SoYouStart backup space, you might have had some issues with doing backups. The reason behind this is that Proxmox tries to use the backup storage as temporary directory, but setting ACLs and… Continue reading Fixing chown issues on Proxmox with OVH / SoYouStart NFS backup space

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Fixing backlight control & controls of (some) Sony VAIO laptops

In order to be able to use the hotkeys and to change the backlight brightness at all, it takes some further steps after installing Ubuntu / Linux Mint / any other compatible linux distribution. First you need to install nvidia-current from the repository (for me, it installed nvidia-graphics-drivers-304). sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install nvidia-current… Continue reading Fixing backlight control & controls of (some) Sony VAIO laptops