Show Always On Display while charging on Galaxy phones

It is easily possible to show the Always On Display on Galaxy phones while charging through such option in Settings, but then you lose the ability to show it when tapping the display. Here is a quick tutorial on how to make it show up both ways.


Thoughts on Chrome OS

After a long time of ignoring this platform and only ever having tried CloudReady (which this is based on), I tried to install ChromeOS on some of my older machines. While the older ones like Thinkpad X200 performed poorly as expected, newer machines performed well. I’ll elaborate on a few different points in which I see the value of this OS.


My personal cloud server upgrades

About a year ago I decided to revamp my personal cloud. Main objectives were to make it more manageable and use as much pre-made software suites as possible instead of maintaining my own. This article is about what software I chose, which software it replaced as well as reasons why this was done. Oh and of course, I’ll start with hardware.



Moving many btrfs subvolumes to another disk

As I was migrating my whole system over to btrfs the other day, I came across my docker volume which was already btrfs and using subvolumes. This was of course intentional, however, I had no idea how to properly move those subvolumes to the new disk.



Recovering some lost information on the Internet

I will be adding more information as I learn more. This is a summary of the knowledge on the subject I have gained so far. Wayback machine This is an obvious go-to website where you can see historic versions of sites. It is run by Internet Archive non-profit digital library. https://archive.org/web/ Google cache You can see cached version of sites in Google search by clicking the little down-arrow next to the URL.

How to enable VP9 codec on Google Stadia in Chromium

This is a DRAFT. I put it together as the original post on Reddit about this was removed. The solution and most Reasoning I needed to run Stadia on a Libreboot laptop which runs entirely free software. This includes Chromium, which meeans, that I have to use VP9 codec in Stadia to even make it work. Otherwisee it would not work. Introduction First we have to understand what is going on.

How to remove supervisor password on older Thinkpads

If you lock your 2008-2010-era Thinkpad with a supervisor password and forget it, there is not much you can do. Unplugging the battery won’t help (although I have heard that supervisor password on some models can be removed this way) and getting Lenovo to fix it for you can be time-consuming, especially compared to how easy to service and how well documented these machines are.