BRING BACK NORMAL HEIGHT TO TABS IN FIREFOX 115

BRING BACK NORMAL HEIGHT TO TABS IN FIREFOX 115

I bet most of Firefox oldschool users hated the recent “changes” in terms of overall browser design. Rounded childish like-chrome corners, foolish restriction on what can be configured and so on. And now they crippled the look of browser tabs: to waste your workspace and spoil the design, just take a look at this: MODERN “NORMAL” STYLE LEGACY NORMAL STYLE SIDE-BY-SIDE COMPARISON I suppose that such “changes” were made in favor to touchscreen devices.
HOW TO MINIMIZE LAPTOP POWER CONSUMPTION

HOW TO MINIMIZE LAPTOP POWER CONSUMPTION

Say you need to run on a laptop battery vintage or simply non-demanding applications for an extremely long time. Here is a little breakdown of mandatory things to do: turn off in BIOS unneeded devices like camera, sd-card reader, fingerprint scanner, gsm-modem, wifi, bt or whatever you are not using turn on power saving features like various C-power states turn off hyper-threading and hi-core count [if you have such ability] lower screen brightness to acceptable level check my [quick] and [comprehensive] optimization FAQs get rid of [unneeded services and bloat applications] Also you can use core parking utility [Park Control] , but in this mini-guide i’ll show you how to set power related things up via internal Windows 7 tools.
HOW TO SET PROPER COLOR FOR CURSOR AND COMMENTS IN VSCODE EDITOR

HOW TO SET PROPER COLOR FOR CURSOR AND COMMENTS IN VSCODE EDITOR

UPDATED ON: 2023-12-02 The main reason i’ve decided to write this note is indistinct default color mappings and inability to solve issue simply using GUI of software. In main configuration file: settings.json add following lines: "workbench.colorCustomizations": { "editorCursor.foreground": "#ff0000", "terminalCursor.foreground": "#02ED3D", "editorLineNumber.activeForeground": "#ff0000", "editor.lineHighlightBackground": "#016119", "editor.lineHighlightBorder": "#02ED3D", "terminal.foreground": "#02ed3d" }, To set custom color for GREY comments drop in these lines: "editor.tokenColorCustomizations": { "conmments": "#ff006f" } To fast access configuration file press:
HOW TO RUN LATEST VS CODE IN WINDOWS 7 X64

HOW TO RUN LATEST VS CODE IN WINDOWS 7 X64

UPDATED ON: 2024-04-06 v1.81.1 is a more recent version, which can be executed without any efforts v1.88 is a hacked [FINAL version] for Windows 7 x64 So, Windows 7 users are pretty safe at this point despite artificial restrictions of big corps. Usually i’m not feeling so delightful regarding microsoft modern programs, but this one is pretty good. And of course they tried to artificially cripple it under “obsolete” Windows 7.
VxKex ▀ WINDOWS 7 KERNEL EXTENSIONS TO RUN WINDOWS 8+ SOFTWARE

VxKex ▀ WINDOWS 7 KERNEL EXTENSIONS TO RUN WINDOWS 8+ SOFTWARE

Extended kernel project allows you to run some Windows 8+ applications on Windows 7. LATEST ALPHA BUILDS Click right mouse button to select executable properties and then switch to VxKex tab: Then cross your fingers and try to launch desired application. Warning! Software is in very early alpha stage, so miracles almost never happen. However very basic applications can be executed. Imagery by spacedrone808
HOW TO RUN NODE.JS 18.18 LTS ON OBSOLETE WINDOWS 7

HOW TO RUN NODE.JS 18.18 LTS ON OBSOLETE WINDOWS 7

UPDATED ON: 2023-11-27 Node.js dropped Windows 7 “support” rigth after [version number 13] .What a load of sh#t. Today i’ll tell you how to overcome this nonsense and run latest LTS version [Node.JS 18.8] without any problems. More newer versions may work also. I’ll leave you some room for experiments. First of all you need to download zipped version of software, not msi one. node-v18.18.2-win-x64.7z or node-v18.18.2-win-x64.zip Unpack archive in any folder on drive C.
LIFE-AFFIRMING SOUNDTRACK FROM LAND HO! MOVIE

LIFE-AFFIRMING SOUNDTRACK FROM LAND HO! MOVIE

Grabbed track from [Land Ho!] movie. SONG BY: Olof Run Benediktsdottir WRITTEN BY: Keegan DeWitt LYRICS: All the searching, all the people we’ve known They go wandering, out into the unknown They don’t know they’re wandering their own way home They put together the pieces hoping they’ll show Something about the way home Land Ho! We’re lost and we’re searching for home Land Ho! We’re lost and we face the unknown
ELIMINATE SCREEN TEARING ON INTEL HD GRAPHICS IN WINDOWS 7 ENVIRONMENT

ELIMINATE SCREEN TEARING ON INTEL HD GRAPHICS IN WINDOWS 7 ENVIRONMENT

In my newly purchased [Lenovo X1 Carbon] i run into screen tearing issues during web or local video playback with classic windows theme turned on. GOOD EXAMPLE OF SCREEN TEARING PHENOMENON I messed around with different video driver settings, under the hood browser parameters, fine-tuning other various tweaks without any changes for good. To my surprise solution was pretty straightforward. JUST TURN ON AERO THEME TO SAVE YOUR EV▓NING! Aero interface is rendered by Desktop Windows Manager [DWM].
INTERACTIVE SEARCH ENGINE MAP

INTERACTIVE SEARCH ENGINE MAP

Independent UK-based search engine [Mojeek] brought to us [convenient and very detailed map] of various search engines and crawlers. Project was inspired by [Internet map resource] . ►SEARCH ENGINE MAP◄ Imagery by spacedrone808
LENOVO X1 CARBON 6TH GENERATION ▀ BRIEF REVIEW

LENOVO X1 CARBON 6TH GENERATION ▀ BRIEF REVIEW

Main highlights of [6th generation] over [previous one] : very good keyboard for ultra-compact class [same quality as in 5th gen]. By the way, 6th generation is a last one to support such luxury. Generations 7th and 8th come with [crippled apple-like keys] with reduced key travel. noticeable quality increase in terms of color gamut, even better than in 5th generation. sRGB gamut: 95% [Gen6] vs 85% [Gen 5]. multi-core performance [increased around 80%] over 5th gen.
WHY FALLOUT I/II ARE THE BEST COMPUTER GAMES EVER MADE BY HUMANITY

WHY FALLOUT I/II ARE THE BEST COMPUTER GAMES EVER MADE BY HUMANITY

► QUICK LIST ON WHY I THINK SO: made in golden time of game industry [late 90s] TOTALLY NON-LINEAR INSANE REPLAYABILITY immersive post-apocalyptic setting and overall vibe impressive concoction of RPG and quest genres best soundtrack in game industry, thanks to incredibly perceptive [Mark Morgan] ► HOW ABOUT SOME CONS? Franchise is pretty buggy due to it’s complexity. But we already have [FIXT] mod for [Fallout 1] and [RPU] for [Fallout 2] .
UGLY MOZILLA DECIDED TO DROP WINDOWS 7 SUPPORT FOR FIREFOX IN LATE 2024

UGLY MOZILLA DECIDED TO DROP WINDOWS 7 SUPPORT FOR FIREFOX IN LATE 2024

Despite the fact that current Firefox market share of Windows 7 users is around 13% Mozilla confirms to [drop Windows 7 support in 2024] . Actually i don’t really understand their bold move and why they are dropping Windows 7 and keeping support for example for Android 7.1 which stopped receiving updates more than five years ago. As you may know i’m using Android 8.0 on my websurfer phone and yeah, it is running latest Firefox forks easily.
HUNTERS 1-2 [1996-2011] ▀ SWEDISH DETECTIVE STORIES

HUNTERS 1-2 [1996-2011] ▀ SWEDISH DETECTIVE STORIES

Tired of crappy holywood detective action stories? Here is a couple of really decent ones. Swedish at this time. Quite boring at the beginning, but surprisingly intense in the end. Good acting is also here. [The Hunters] [The Hunters 2: False Trail] THE HUNTERS [1996] FALSE TRAIL [2011] Imagery by spacedrone808
COMPREHENSIVE HISTORY OF UFO X-COM GAME SERIES BY RETROAHOY

COMPREHENSIVE HISTORY OF UFO X-COM GAME SERIES BY RETROAHOY

Incredibly stellar and consistent narration of [RetroAhoy] forced me to share this captivating story with you. One of the few channels with million subs which delivers unmatched review quality. Such quality can be found more likely on smaller YT channels, rather than on top channels. First priority of which is to promote loads of sh#te ads. THE HISTORY OF UFO: X-COM Imagery by spacedrone808
THE BEST PATCHES FOR CLASSIC S.T.A.L.K.E.R.

THE BEST PATCHES FOR CLASSIC S.T.A.L.K.E.R.

One more S.T.A.L.K.E.R. posting if you don’t mind. Mods and [modern versions] are nice, but classic [Stalker series] shouldn’t be forgotten too. Here is a list of classic games. [Shadow of Chernobyl] ► original first version of Stalker game series [the most atmospheric & my favorite one] [Clear Sky] ► prequel to Shadow of Chernobyl [Call of Pripyat] ► sequel to Shadow of Chernobyl Vivid table, which conveniently represents games from the most buggy to the less buggy.
S.T.A.L.K.E.R. ▀ UPDATE [2023]

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. ▀ UPDATE [2023]

As a big fan of [Stalker series] i can’t afford myself to skip such title as [Stalker: Update] . It is Russian actively developed ambitious remake of classic [Stalker] based upon modern [OGSR] modification with many substantial changes like: vastly improved graphics quality incredible weather system [summer/autumn/winter] fine-tuning of game balance more detailed models and items remastered audio and much, much more It is almost one-man-project, so please be patient.