Author Archives: Stephan Sokolow

How to Hack gtk3-nocsd Into Flatpak Applications

WARNING: Use at your own risk. This is NOT a supported configuration and you’ll want to turn this off and re-test before reporting any bugs. (i.e. Report bugs gtk3-nocsd fixes, not ones it causes.) OK, so you’ve got a desktop … Continue reading

Posted in Geek Stuff | Leave a comment

Update to Update to My Flatpak CLI Shortcut Proof of Concept

Well, it’s a bit silly, but I got nerd-sniped by how it was taking a little over six seconds to regenerate my Flatpak CLI wrappers with the shell script version I just announced yesterday, so I rewrote it in Python. … Continue reading

Posted in Geek Stuff | Leave a comment

Update to My Flatpak CLI Shortcut Proof of Concept

This morning, I finally got around to rewriting my update_nvidia helper to unbreak the whole “defer driver updates until reboot to keep the kernel module and libGL in sync” thing I have going and, this afternoon, while working on something … Continue reading

Posted in Geek Stuff | Leave a comment

Fanfiction – Wyvern

Wyvern by ack1308 Length: 128,724 wordsStatus: Ongoing …and here’s that Worm fic I mentioned I’d be reviewing soon when I did my feature for ack1308. In it, Taylor is a Changer with a Hulk-esque trigger she needs to learn to … Continue reading

Posted in Fanfiction | Leave a comment

Noise-Reduction Tips For People Who Have Trouble Ignoring Ambient Sounds

If you have sensory processing issues, it can be difficult to get people to understand how much ambient noise weighs on your attention and stresses you out… since I’ve put a lot of work into making my environment quieter and … Continue reading

Posted in Lair Improvement | Leave a comment

Fanfiction Author Feature – ack1308

Remember that time I decided to write a post about dogbertcarrol because they just wrote too many good stories to go through them individually? Well, I decided to do that again. Just as nonjon and Rorschach’s Blot were so prolific … Continue reading

Posted in Fanfiction | Leave a comment

Starting Your Story

For over a decade now, no thanks to various set-backs, I’ve been taking notes for a book on how to write fiction (and planning a tool for organizing them). You might ask why, when there are already so many other … Continue reading

Posted in Writing | Leave a comment