urn:uuid:c334aaf1-f1a9-5d2b-8f79-8d03fa787cb0 Ctrl blog (Updates) Daniel Aleksandersen https://www.daniel.priv.no/ Copyright © 2021 Daniel Aleksandersen. https://www.ctrl.blog/assets/favicon/favicon.svg 2021-06-04T14:23:00Z weekly 10 urn:uuid:054f6b4f-b688-44f0-a854-748d42a37fa8 2021-06-04T14:23:00Z [Updated] A sync bug in Standard Notes kept deleting my notes The Standard Notes webapp kept either deleting or overwriting the unlucky note at the top of my notes list. It’s time to switch note-taking apps again. <p>The Standard Notes webapp kept either deleting or overwriting the unlucky note at the top of my notes list. It’s time to switch note-taking apps again.</p> <p><a href="https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/standard-notes-dataloss.html#src=feed">Read more …</a></p> urn:uuid:ab7c6427-7687-4994-b8a9-823d6a1042e4 2021-05-31T10:56:00Z [Updated] Windows Timeline browser add-on raises few privacy concerns New browser extension integrates Firefox and Chrome browser histories with Windows Timeline. Well-received by the press despite negatively impacting user privacy. <p>New browser extension integrates Firefox and Chrome browser histories with Windows Timeline. Well-received by the press despite negatively impacting user privacy.</p> <p><a href="https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/windows-timeline-extension.html#src=feed">Read more …</a></p> urn:uuid:319c1606-d8fd-4266-8ac5-a1b788ba56ec 2021-05-09T04:45:00Z [Updated] Run Windows 10 in GNOME Boxes Windows 10 runs great in GNOME boxes, but there are a few issues you may need to fix manually to get it working properly. <p>Windows 10 runs great in GNOME boxes, but there are a few issues you may need to fix manually to get it working properly.</p> <p><a href="https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/how-to-win10-in-gnome-boxes.html#src=feed">Read more …</a></p> urn:uuid:b06d2e11-fe7a-42d9-9261-a281e37263f1 2021-05-09T01:06:00Z [Updated] EdgeDeflector gets Windows 10 to respect your default browser setting EdgeDeflector stops Windows 10 from forces-opening links in Microsoft Edge, and makes Windows respect the system-wide default web browser setting instead. <p>EdgeDeflector stops Windows 10 from forces-opening links in Microsoft Edge, and makes Windows respect the system-wide default web browser setting instead.</p> <p><a href="https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/edgedeflector-default-browser.html#src=feed">Read more …</a></p> urn:uuid:9fa928b8-847d-4224-a944-f3e9afcc37ad 2021-05-03T06:27:00Z [Updated] How to enable hibernation on Fedora Configure Fedora Workstation’s boot environment to support system hibernation/suspend-to-disk. Lets you power-off your computer and resume your work later. <p>Configure Fedora Workstation’s boot environment to support system hibernation/suspend-to-disk. Lets you power-off your computer and resume your work later.</p> <p><a href="https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/fedora-hibernate.html#src=feed">Read more …</a></p> urn:uuid:8196ab26-fbe3-4cd0-a963-4214bc28a087 2021-05-03T06:24:00Z [Updated] How to resize ZRAM (compressed swap) managed by systemd/zram-generator <ins>[Updated]</ins> How to resize ZRAM (compressed swap) managed by <code translate=no>systemd/zram-generator</code> zram-generator’s default configuration is 50% of RAM or 8 GB. You may want to explore increasing these limits if you’re throttled by low memory or swap performance. <p>zram-generator’s default configuration is 50% of RAM or 8 GB. You may want to explore increasing these limits if you’re throttled by low memory or swap performance.</p> <p><a href="https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/how-to-systemd-zram-generator.html#src=feed">Read more …</a></p> urn:uuid:8b5d6a2e-74b8-4c41-b2a6-a0e4f4b1e9ee 2021-04-24T00:59:00Z [Updated] Superfeedr sends logins in plain-text (a HSTS case study) <ins>[Updated]</ins> Superfeedr sends logins in plain-text (a <abbr title="HTTP Strict Transport Security">HSTS</abbr> case study) Superfeedr tried securing its website with HTTPS and HSTS, but failed to apply it correctly. User emails and credentials are sent in plain-text on the first login. <p>Superfeedr tried securing its website with HTTPS and HSTS, but failed to apply it correctly. User emails and credentials are sent in plain-text on the first login.</p> <p><a href="https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/superfeedr-hsts-oopsie.html#src=feed">Read more …</a></p> urn:uuid:e8920d35-4e20-4826-9ed2-13b683afa3de 2021-04-23T07:58:00Z [Updated] Run Linux desktop apps on the Windows Subsystem for Linux You can run X11 graphical Linux applications under an X Server (like xming) on Windows 10 using WSL! <p>You can run X11 graphical Linux applications under an X Server (like xming) on Windows 10 using WSL!</p> <p><a href="https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/how-to-x-on-wsl.html#src=feed">Read more …</a></p> urn:uuid:6c4ad5bc-7576-4d1d-bdb3-5f03bacf92f8 2021-04-21T03:05:00Z [Updated] Help Mozilla build out its Location Service by taking a walk Mozilla is building a free alternative to the big tech companies’ location services. But they need help gathering signaling data from your neighboorhood. <p>Mozilla is building a free alternative to the big tech companies’ location services. But they need help gathering signaling data from your neighboorhood.</p> <p><a href="https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/contribute-mls-wifi.html#src=feed">Read more …</a></p> urn:uuid:e7f01461-3ab8-4109-b47c-a14f6b2287cb 2021-04-21T02:47:00Z [Updated] How to get to the Microsoft Feed in your web browser Get access to the Microsoft Hummingbird personalized news feed app in your web browser (and outside the US). <p>Get access to the Microsoft Hummingbird personalized news feed app in your web browser (and outside the US).</p> <p><a href="https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/microsoft-feed-hummingbird.html#src=feed">Read more …</a></p>