Linux

Application Launcher “ULauncher”

If you are familiar with MacOS you probably have come across the “Spotlight” search or even its more powerful siblings Alfred or Raycast. All of them provide search-functionality and launch applications through a little searchbar that pops up once you press a shortcut. Usually Ctrl+Space oder Command+Space. The tool “Ulauncher” is similar to Raycast with the option to launch applications, search for files, open websites with shortcuts or even extend its functionality with extensions. For example search bitwarden for passwords, paste text-snippets (I am prefering Autokey though) start VMs or a Remmina-Session. I can highly recommend that app and hope...

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open source password safe “Bitwarden”

Bitwarden is an open source passwordsafe software similar to KeepassX, but with a huge difference: It is based on a webserver which stores and manages the passwords (and notes as creditcard info and identities) centrally. So the data can be synchronized end2end-encrypted easily throughout different plattforms like desktops, notebooks, tablets and smartphones. Bitwarden can be used as a cloud service run by bitwarden or, as in my case, installed on premise in your own environment. It provides saving and organizing of sensitive data/passwords/texts Multifactor authentication with app or token sharing of passwords in organizations propose safe passwords through password generator...

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Launch AppImages via Desktop File

I have downloaded the newest Cura Slicer Software as appimage and wanted to start it through my gnome favourites. To do so you need to create a .desktop file that refers to the appimage and add To change the icon you can choose any icon that is stored under just by naming it.

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Fn-keys on Varmillo VA88M keyboard and Linux

Many Linux Distributions recognize the Varmillo Keyboard(s) as Apple Keyboard: apunkt@Sputnik:~$ lsusbBus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hubBus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hubBus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hubBus 001 Device 006: ID 0a12:0001 Cambridge Silicon Radio, Ltd Bluetooth Dongle (HCI mode)Bus 001 Device 004: ID 048d:5702 Integrated Technology Express, Inc. ITE DeviceBus 001 Device 009: ID 05ac:024f Apple, Inc. Aluminium Keyboard (ANSI)Bus 001 Device 007: ID 0810:e501 Personal Communication Systems, Inc. SNES GamepadBus 001 Device 005: ID 1a7c:0191 Evoluent VerticalMouse 4Bus 001 Device 003: ID 05e3:0608...

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Install Oracle Virtual Box Extensions

In order to access full resolution inside your VM and to access USB Devices with full USB3 Speed you need to install Virtual Box Extensions: Go to https://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox and select the appropriate version. Then download the extension pack, e.g. Oracle_VM_VirtualBox_Extension_Pack-6.1.12.vbox-extpack Then open VirtualBox >> Preference >> Extensions >> browse for extension pack by clicking on the + icon. Click on the install button and choose the file. To access you usb devices you also need to add your user to group vboxusers

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