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  • Resetting My Workflow: Good Day OneNote I’ve Missed You

    Some weeks back I switched my note taking and writing workflow to a plain text and markdown based system. I wrote about it in the blog post titled I Say Goodbye to OneNote. The switch sent me on a workflow rollercoaster and it ended with a crash. Therefore, I have reset my workflow to where it last worked. Yes, I…

  • Whisker Menu Dark Theme

    The Whisker Menu has become the default menu in Xubuntu 14.04. I really like the Whisker menu. The Whiskers menu is one of the first things I installed on a XFCE desktop and has been since I discovered it a couple of years ago. However, the default look of the menu is not that exciting. The default theme is a…

  • Kingston Datatraveler Vault Privacy 3.0 First Impressions

    After the developers of TrueCrypt declared the encryption suite insecure and recommended users of TrueCrypt to find other solutions. I have been doing just that. It turns out TrueCrypt was a unique product. No other encryption program has the same functionality and is cross platform. After a failed attempt to find a replacement to TrueCrypt, I started to look at…

  • How I Use a USB Stick and Git To Sync My Data

    The way most people use a USB stick is to just work directly from it. However, that is the wrong way of doing it. Working directly from the USB stick has several problems to it. Only one copy Difficult to backup. No version control Need USB stick to access files. Shortens the life of the USB stick as it is…

  • I Say Goodbye To OneNote

    Edit: This did not work for me. Read Resetting My Workflow: Good Day OneNote I’ve Missed You. For the past 6+ years I have used OneNote for most of my note-taking. However, for the past couple of years I have tried to find an open source note-taking tool that suits my needs. I finally found one….. well sort of. But first…

  • R.I.P TrueCrypt

    There has been many speculations as to whether the TrueCrypt website was hacked or it is the real thing. I believe it to be the real thing and that makes me sad. I do not like the way the Developers of TrueCrypt just one day out of the blue made an end to it without any explanation. This makes me…

  • The Podcasts I Listen To

    I have listened to audiobooks ever since I was a child. Therefore, listening to podcasts is a very natural way for me to consume information. For the most part, I listen to podcasts and audiobooks on my daily commute to, and from work. I do also however like to listen while working at work or around the house at home.…

  • Why I Moved To WordPress

    Two years ago, I wanted a blog. At that time, I was in school and had a lot of spare time on my hand. Therefore, I thought it would be a nice learning experience to write the blog myself. I wrote the blog in Python using the Django framework and I have been using it until a week ago. The…

  • Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini With Cyanogenmod 11

    The risk of me throwing the phone into the wall in frustration finally became greater than the risk of bricking the phone doing the process of rooting the phone and installing Cyanogenmod. I simply had enough of all the bugs that plague the phone. Whether this is an Android 4.2 problem or a Samsung TouchWiz problem, I do not know…