Category: Tips

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ThinkPad battery charging thresholds

There are a lot of theories and information about ThinkPad charging thresholds. Some theories say thresholds are needed to keep the battery healthy, some think they are useless and the battery will work the same just as it is. In this article I will try not to settle that argument....

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VIM cheat sheet

Ever wanted to have a nice graphical overview of VIM keys? Here you go. There are actually multiple great cheat sheets available, not just the one linked above. * More VI cheat sheet

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Yoga 3 Pro: HD&4K video problem persists

In my Yoga 3 Pro review I talked about a problem of watching HD and 4K videos on the Yoga 3 Pro with Chrome. Chrome wants to use the VP9/WebM codec by default, which is not hardware accelerated on the Yoga 3 Pro. Result: if you watch videos on the...

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GVim font changing

Using the graphical interface on your Raspberry Pi? Using gvim as the editor? Don’t like the font (or size)?

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Peek definition

You probably know F12 in Visual Studio, which transfers you to the point of a definition. But did you know that pressing Alt-F12 will invoke a function called peek definition, which only opens a small popup to inspect the code, but will not actually go there. Much faster to check...

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PowerShell aliases, or how to run Notepad++ easily from PowerShell

I have to sometimes play around with PowerShell, and while in there, sometimes I need to edit files. I prefer Notepad++, but found it difficult and slow to start. So aliases to the rescue. Just typing: set-alias edit “C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\notepad++.exe” will create a new alias called edit. And it can be invoked...