Windows 10 Virtual Desktop Hotkeys, System Tray Icon, and Wallpapers



Looking for familiar Unix tools? Tired of Powershell’s Verb-Noun verbosity? Scoop helps you get the programs you need, with a minimal amount of point-and-clicking.


Sumatra PDF - Free PDF Reader

Sumatra PDF is a free PDF, eBook (ePub, Mobi), XPS, DjVu, CHM, Comic Book (CBZ and CBR) reader for Windows. Sumatra PDF is powerful, small, portable and starts up very fast.

Also, it doesn't lock the PDF it shows in the filesystem and auto-refreshes when the PDF changes. Quite useful when previewing files generated with Asciidoctor and the like.


Hackintosh Method

Straight-forward recommendations and suggested parts lists by Dan Benjamin for building a Hackintosh capable of running macOS Sierra 10.12 (and Windows 10, Linux, etc.).


AsciidocFX: Asciidoc Book Editor based on JavaFX 8

Asciidoc FX is a book / document editor to build PDF, Epub, Mobi and HTML books, documents and slides.

Quite useful for Asciidoc-related work on Windows. Works on Linux and Mac as well.



youtube-dl is a command-line program to download videos from YouTube.com and a few more sites. It requires the Python interpreter (2.6, 2.7, or 3.2+), and it is not platform specific.

Works on Windows, too.


Microsoft Office Outlook: Automatischen Zeilenumbruch verhindern

Outlook® hat die Eigenheit beim Senden einer Nur-Text-Nachricht automatische Zeilenumbrüche einzufügen. Per Standardeinstellung wird ein Umbruch nach 76 aufeinanderfolgenden Zeichen eingefügt.
[...] Die gute Nachricht ist, dass die maximale Länge von 132 Zeichen nur durch die Benutzeroberfläche beschränkt ist (warum auch immer).

Regedit to the rescue!


Paperspace: Your full computer in the cloud

If I ever need a Windows PC, this would be it I suppose.


elementary OS

A fast and open replacement for Windows and macOS


Temporäres Windows-Profil + Arbeitsdatei auf dem Desktop + plötzlicher Shutdown des Rechners = Argh!