Kobo mini – landscape mode…

Just a quick simple one this…! While exploring my mini I noticed something with the environment variables that nickel uses (nickel is the main menu/reader app) these are set in /etc/init.d/rcS export QWS_DISPLAY=Transformed:imx508:Rot90 so I thought well that’s worth a try! 😀 #export QWS_DISPLAY=Transformed:imx508:Rot90 export QWS_DISPLAY=Transformed:imx508:Rot0 I’ve kept the original line commented just to help…

Kobo Mini dropbear (with scp) ncurses and nano (editor)

If you like tinkering with things you really must get a Kobo Mini, its “only” £30, its more ergonomic than other readers – noticeable lighter in bed!, and for a number of reason much more tinkerer friendly 😀 The best thing is that the device boots off a removable micro sd card, something which assuming you’ve…

staying logged into gmail, without browsing logged into your google account

“Do no evil” – sadly it can be argued that Google’s mantra of do no evil is being gradually eroded.  Of particular concern to me is the change of behaviour with Google accounts.  You used to be able to stay logged into gmail with one window and search in another window without being logged into your Google account, it was your choice.…