Martijn Vos

A software blog showcasing and documenting learnings.
Written by Martijn Vos.

Changing permissions on Linux

June 02, 2020 • 2 min read

I've recently encountered a situation in which I needed to change permissions on another level than just my user. This is what I learned from my research.

Setting up the st terminal

April 06, 2020 • 2 min read

Lately I've been looking at Suckless' programs and I wanted to try out the st terminal . Although I can't say it's particularly hard to set…

Removing the Desktop directory

March 15, 2020 • 1 min read

A Desktop directory is useless in window managers. Let's make sure it doesn't get (re)generated anymore.

A few issues I encountered on Linux kernel 5.4.2

December 11, 2019 • 2 min read

The latest version of Linux has been giving me some problems. This is the story of how I got my laptop speakers working again while simutaneously fixing freezes after suspend.

The podcasts I currently listen to

September 25, 2019 • 4 min read

I find that podcasts are a great way to learn and keep up-to-date during my commute. Here's a list of the podcasts I listen to right now!

Moving from Medium to your own blog

September 19, 2019 • 4 min read

Nowadays there are more than enough reasons for using your own blogging platform. With all the static site generators it's also easier than ever!

Current websites and their need for less is more

January 30, 2017 • 3 min read

We all know someone that goes a little too far. Driving too fast, buying more than needed, you name it. Unfortunately, it turns out that some websites like to take the same approach lately.

LCD vs AMOLED screens on smartphones

January 25, 2017 • 4 min read

Can you imagine buying a smartphone without a screen? It’s pretty much useless. So why do most people consider screen quality to be very important when buying a TV but less so when buying a smartphone?

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