@jk @duckhp Maybe it would be better to center the page without taking the added URL header into account. The URL is visually muted and has less visual weight in my eyes, so the current way of centering feels to be a bit too far down.

It would also make it more obvious that there is not content that is scrolled off screen by increasing the empty margin at the bottom.

@Laerte That's fixed now. But I'm using a weird language mix, since I only have the language names in the local language.

Thanks for letting me know! When testing your own app, you stop reading the text very quickly.

Look up translations on with ! More than 6.6 million translations across 20 languages are available
gemini://gmi.wikdict.com/

Source code at
github.com/karlb/wikdict-gemin

It's quite an early release, but if there is interest, I will improve on it.

@joeligj12 @metalune You can of course link to RSS feeds from gemini pages. But there's also the gemini feed format, which is a pleasure to implement, as usual with gemini stuff:
gemini://gemini.circumlunar.sp

@michaelanckaert Thanks for the feedback! While templating is usually necessary for HTML pages, most Gemini pages do well without, since you don't need to set a title separately in the header and there is no expectation of navigation elements on each page.

@jk Great work! Lagrange is the first Gemini client that really makes me want to use Gemini for more than some experiments!

It also motivated me to finally publish the Gemini version of my blog.
gemini://gmi.karl.berlin/

I just noticed that did not archive my repos in any visible way. I expected them to keep at least the repo discriptions up (which contained a link to the new git repo in my case). Instead, the repo links 404 and my account looks completely empty. Not the nicest way to handle such a change.

Old: web.archive.org/web/2016122016
New:
bitbucket.org/karlb/

After more than six year on Google , I finally moved my simple multiplayer auction game over to my local server.
landrush.karl.berlin/

I really liked the service back then, but the classic app engine only got worse over time and never got an update to python3, and the newer offerings never got as attractive as the classic app engine for me (no ndb, no spending limits, more complex). 😢

@Ateriath You can find the full lines I'm using in my .xbindkeysrc at karl.berlin/suckless-desktop.h . Use `killall -HUP xbindkeys` to reload. I'm using dzen2 to show the current volume afterwards. If you don't want that, skip everything after the semicolon.

I always wanted my volume keys to change the volume logarithmically. Actually getting it was easier than expected:

pactl set-sink-volume @DEFAULT_SINK@ $(pacmd list-sinks | awk '/volume:/ {print int($3 * 1.2); exit}')

I just bound this to the volume up key via xbindkeys.

@wdavery It works fine with the dictionaries from freedict.org/ for me. Just copy the .dict.dz and .index files into Plato's dictionary folder.

@gray Yes, the tiny size is one of the many nice side effects of keeping it simple. And it feels more rewarding than starting with something huge and fighting it down to a reasonable size.

The more articles I see about supposedly simple blogging setups, the happier I am about my primitive setup described at karl.berlin/blog.html .

If anyone wants clearer instructions on how to use it yourself, let me know!

is a really nice reader application for e-readers:
github.com/baskerville/plato

It can't fetch my pocket articles, but can be used with it. I don't want to spend much time switching tools right now, but I will consider this at a later time.

I just updated , my todo list for recurring tasks. It fixes some display problems that accumulated over the last years and the code is updated to 0.19.1.

Go to github.com/karlb/doagain for the readme and code or to static.karl.berlin/doagain/ to launch it right away.

Let me know what you think!

Get 's new offline dictionaries at wikdict.com/page/download !

It's a bit sad that Android does not have a built-in dictionary and iOS does not allow users to add custom dictionaries. How am I supposed to bring free dictionaries to the masses?

As part of , I want to provide downloadable bilingual dictionaries. I'm not sure which formats I should provide, yet. Help me decide! What is your favorite offline dictionary software?

The free (as in freedom) bilingual dictionaries at got an update. In addition to the usual improvements, the Swedish dictionaries got major improvements.

See blog.wikdict.com/2020/08/updat for more details on the update or go to directly to wikdict.com to try out the dictionaries.

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