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DnD Central / Re: DnD entropy
Last post by jax -
Yes. But we might, barely, avoid another record this year.
Browsers & Technology / Re: E-readers
Last post by Frenzie -
While I am tempted to try the concept, € 700 is definitely steep!
DnD Central / Re: DnD entropy
Last post by Frenzie -
Ouch, it's been that long already?
DnD Central / Re: DnD entropy
Last post by jax -
No, definitely not. Just a 1.0 → 1.1.

We may be living in a rut.

Last post: 2021-11-17, 09:51:25
This post: 2021-12-03, 19:07:12
Old interval: 15 days, 8 hours, 18 minutes and 55 seconds
This interval: 16 days, 9 hours, 15 minutes and 47 seconds

Previous delta: 19 hours, 23 minutes and 10 seconds.
This delta: 1 day, 56 minutes and 52 seconds.

Fourth time
Browsers & Technology / Re: E-readers
Last post by ersi -
Finally an eink monitor available in Europe
I pulled the trigger and bought it for myself as Christmas present. Today it arrived.

The first experience out of the box was not great, but I was able to figure  out enough and make it fabulous in five minutes. Touch apparently does not work (on Linux) and the stand, which I thought would be included, was not included, but this does not deter me from keeping it.


If connected to the computer by means of USB-C cable to a "full-featured" USB-C port on the computer,[1] the monitor allegedly (according to the included instructions leaflet) does not need power. I have not put this part to the test yet.

If connected to the computer by means of HDMI cable,[2] the monitor needs power. A power adapter/charger is NOT included, but I tested with a mobile phone charger I have, and it powered the monitor up just fine.

So you need:
 - either a computer with a "full-featured" USB-C port (the port that delivers image to the monitor + power)
 - or a phone charger that can take a USB-C connector
 - or a phone charger + cable where the other end is USB-C.


The monitor has enough hardware buttons and controls so it can be operated good enough without any need for additional software, even though the instructions say you'd need to download and install additional software. Once connected, powered up, and configured from the computer, the right-hand trigger thingy needs to be pulled down to reveal an on-screen menu. Selections on the menu are made with the left-hand button and settings can be changed with the right-hand trigger thingy again. The settings include frontlight.

The monitor has four visual modes and two of them are good enough for text-typing. Even though without a stand included, the monitor has an e-reader-like wrapper cover that can be used as a stand until you get a proper VESA arm for it.

This much I found out in five minutes or so of having it connected to a Linux box.
USB-C to USB-C cable is included.
Mini-HDMI (connects to MIRA) HDMI (connects to the computer) cable is included.
The typo was jarring at first because I could not figure out what should have been in its place, but I figured it out now, I think. It's the word "tas" on page 15 (the page marked as 15 in the document):

5. News downloader: With this plugin you can download RSS and Atom news entries tas HTML files.
Just one disturbing typo
Could you share where to save us some time? Either here or there.
Yesterday I discovered very nice simple introductory instructions on something. It's the Koreader User Guide. Big thanks to the folks who put it together. It was evidently not intended to be a pleasant read, but it is. Just one disturbing typo that I noticed, otherwise very good, particularly the formatting.
Otter Browser Forum / Re: Some website stopped working
Last post by LeoNeeson -
Done. :up: Following your suggestion, I've opened a new GitHub issue (#1695).
Otter Browser Forum / Re: Some website stopped working
Last post by DaveH -
FWIW it doesn't work on Firefox 52.9.1 ESR on Windows XP either, but that isn't now a supported browser of course.
I would report it on GitHub, it's more likely that @Emdek will pick it up there I would have thought.