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How to open Tumblr links in their app

3 years, 2 months ago

Do you have Tumblr's Android app? Are you annoyed that links to Tumblr posts nevertheless open in a browser, whereupon they nag you to use their app?

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Hello, MetaWatch!

6 years, 11 months ago

Far out in the uncharted backwaters of the unfashionable end of the Western Spiral arm of the Galaxy lies a small unregarded yellow sun. Orbiting this at a distance of roughly ninety-eight million miles is an utterly insignificant little blue-green planet whose ape-descended life forms are so amazingly primitive that they still think digital watches are a pretty neat idea.

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Puzzles updates

7 years, 3 months ago

Over the bank holiday weekend I found time for some maintenance on the Android port of Simon Tatham's Puzzles. For users, this mostly means a few interesting new grid types in Loopy now that I've caught up with upstream. As always, you can update on Android Market, or manually on the project website.

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My IPv6 setup

7 years, 11 months ago

For my latest ugly hack, I wanted to give any/every machine in the house a globally-routable IPv6 address, and I didn't want to have to babysit the setup every time the router's IPv4 address changed. I actually already had 6to4 up and running on one machine (but failing these two requirements) since this post a couple of years ago. To extend it, I've borrowed heavily from Michael Wensley's howto, but used a different approach which I find more readable. (Danger, automatic modification of config files ahead…)

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Android keymaps

8 years, 3 months ago

I recently bought a Bluetooth keyboard to use on Android; unfortunately some keys weren't recognised at all and others weren't quite mapped as I'd like. This is fairly easy to fix as an end user, as long as you have a rooted device (adb remount must succeed). Here's a quick howto, since I couldn't find one.

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