xvkbd and GTK3

I’ve been using Fluxbox as my desktop window manager for well over a decade and been very happy with it. For the longest time I’ve had a pretty stable .fluxbox/keys configuration where I had configured two extra mouse keys to be Enter and Ctrl+U using xvkbd, pretty handy in Linux. # ~/.fluxbox/keys Mouse8 :ExecCommand xvkbd …

Firefox devtools font is too small

I loved the inclusion of Devtools in Firefox, but I always found the font of the Console to be too small, Looking at Bugzilla, I found a related bug. Inspecting the patch I found that it modified the following CSS rules: .jsterm-input-node and .jsterm-complete-node. So I went ahead and added them to my userChrome.css file: …

Firefox “window.open is not a function”

A quick one, so there is more information about this online. I found the solution on the Noscript forums. The problem I was having is that with Noscript extension, after enabling the required JS files for a site, it would fail to open popup windows. This made them unusable because even after enabling all scripts, …

Downloading Coding.fm sounds

I hate doing this, it just feels wrong, but I’m going to share how to do this, it turns out it was pretty simple. Today I read about coding.fm and how it plays the sound of other people coding, I gave it a try and I loved it. I had a browser tab open all …

Disable URL autofill in Firefox

If you’ve upgraded to Firefox 14 you may have noticed that the Awesomebar (URL bar) autofills the URL you’re typing with a domain and not necessarily the first URL suggestion. To disable it, go to about:config (as always) and filter for: browser.urlbar.autoFill Set it to False and you’ll have your regular Firefox Awesome bar behavior.