Month: July 2017

  • the Android “Oral-B” app and my Oral-B Pro 6500 electric rechargeable toothbrush – version 4.2.0 (2017-07-27) my smartphone: Huawei P9 (EVA-L09) Android 7.0 (2017-07-27) My toothbrush recently stopped talking to my smartphone app. It kept driving me crazy. I tried synchronising my smartphone and the toothbrush handle again and again – to no success. We are currently experiencing Bluetooth connectivity issues between our […]

  • the GitHub wiki, “markdown”, GitHub “markdown” extensions, tables – GitHub and “markdown” – “GitHub Flavored Markdown Spec”

  • started using “GitHub Desktop” and migrating a couple of files (utilities)

    The O’Reilly book describes using “GitHub for Mac“. Today (2017-07-21) there is “GitHub Desktop” instead – and I started using it 😎 . I started migrating a couple of utilities I uploaded to misc/using_timestamps_in_filenames. Quite a big step for me!

  • “Mishkan T’filah—A Reform Siddur” is a prayer book prepared for Reform Jewish congregations around the world’filah – available for Kindle as well – and this should be easy to de-kindle  😆 – so this looks like a “general e-book” to me

  • upgrading my Macs from El Capitan (10.11) to Sierra (10.12) – keeping fink in sync

    Nota bene: you should always upgrade fink before upgrading OS X. : $ sudo xcodebuild -license Install the CLI: $ sudo xcode-select –install … $ fink reinstall fink Before running the fink utility you should “always” start gcc, in order to clear any problems with Xcode. If your fink activities run into a gcc problem […]

  • MediaWiki – interesting use of a less prominent attribute: ref group=”…”, references group=”…”

    These 2 MediaWiki XML elements carry an attribute named “group”: ref and references. And as you already know, those 2 elements work together. – the reference manualöhring – this article has a separate list named “Anmerkungen”, the group attribute calls it “Anm.” Using this attribute you can easily keep a separate group of references, that […]

  • my Polar V800 displays an icon “smartphone with ‘?’” Q: What does this icon mean? A: My V800 does not find my smartphone. Solution: Keep the Polar Flow app running on my Android smartphone.

  • Gliffy vs (no free basic service) : (free basic service) questions: Q: how to resize a diagram in to fit on one page? A: when you print your diagram.