When I download an album from Bandcamp, I go for the OGG format, because it has better sound at lower bitrates than MP3, and because it’s a free format, unlike AAC. However, there’s a slight problem: Bandcamp doesn’t embed album art in their OGG files. The fools.Read More »My Bandcamp album organisation script
Mastodon recently added a cool feature that blurs images when they’re marked as sensitive and while they’re loading. I noticed that it automatically hides this blur when the image loads, but it’s trivial to put it back. Combined with the glitch-soc setting to display full images rather than cropping them, we can use two little CSS rules to change those ugly letterboxes and pillarboxes to a nice-looking blurred background!Read More »A simple glitch-soc tweak
I’ve noticed that Discord for Linux takes a very, very long time to start up – sometimes in the order of hours. During this time, my laptop gets very hot. I eventually decided to look into this and found that several instances of
xdg-mime were taking up 100% CPU. Killing them caused Discord to open instantly.
Apparently this issue is present with Spotify too. This fix will work for both of them.Read More »Discord and Spotify for Linux and xdg-mime