utilities

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I darken its background colour
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Software >

Chocolatey: babun
https://babun.github.io/

A customized Cygwin for Linux on Windows: Zsh, Bash, git and other Linux software, all pre-configured.

Can install other software provided by Cygwin.

  • 712, 774 - apparently abandoned, last updated 2016-05-02.

    • The main contributors are still alive, I see them posting on their Twitters.
    • I'll likely move to pure Cygwin, and get my common applications installed. That should be easy, but who the hell knows with Linux.

My configuration specific to Babun is currently scattered throughout my git repository, just findinall Babun (using my findinall() )



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Software > Operating Systems >

(on Wikipedia)
https://www.android.com/

An operating system most notably on mobile phones, but also found on media boxes.

Fundamentally flawed - It is tethered to Google in as many ways as they've made possible. From a time server, to internet traffic compression. From google play requiring an account requiring your verified phone number. From hoops to download and install software from their store. It's fucking awful.

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Software >

https://www.displayfusion.com/

A utility (primarily) for those with multiple monitors.

I got it to stretch my bottom bar across into the other screen, and it also has a feature to fix alt-tab so it only shows/includes the current desktop. Also of interest is putting a proper screensaver on alternate monitors.

It has a huge array of features. Of note is a configuration backup/restore feature, so I don't have to make any notes on it.

I'm using the for-pay standard version, and can't review the without-cost version. So while I can say I highly recommend this, I don't think it's really valuable to recommend something with a price tag.

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