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fix cascadia mono missing in visual studio without rebooting

Here’s a dumb problem I keep having on my work laptop. For some reason, Visual Studio 2022 shows me a notification that it can’t find the Cascadia fonts, and that a reboot will probably fix the problem. That’s great and all, but I’m like in the middle of something and have a ton of other […]

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pimp your powershell with some ascii art

Wouldn’t you like to be greeted with some random ASCII art when you open up a new PowerShell command window? I thought so! Here’s a project just for you. Download the ASCII Art Message of the Day project, link the script in your PowerShell profile and bam!, random ASCII art awesomeness every time you open […]

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fastest way to copy photos from a Sony A5100 camera

I love it when you can hook up peripherals, and they expose their files like a simple external USB drive. You already know how to copy files from a USB drive, so no need to install a new piece of software, and learn how to use it. Unfortunately, a lot of peripherals do want you […]

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inbox clean up tool update

A while ago, I wrote a command line tool to clean up any IMAP inbox, and delete the oldest emails if the inbox gets over a certain amount of mails.This is handy and has been doing its thing for a long time, but recently I wanted to extend that, and also delete emails in a […]

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WSL setup, tips and tricks

WSL or Windows Subsystem for Linux allows you to run a fully functional Linux environment, inside your Windows 10 system, without having to set up a virtual machine. It’s a lot more lightweight too, and it integrates nicely with the Windows OS, so it’s a great way to explore Linux, or use the two systems […]