Making JetBrain’s IDEs less sluggish

WebStorm works on my Chromebook in Crostini. I’m happy it works. It’s a bit sluggish, but I attributed this to the CPU (m3), the many pixels on the screen (2400×1600) and/or Crostini itself. It’s fine as I won’t run thousands of lines of code here. On my home Linux desktop (i7-4510U) it’s much better. NotContinue reading “Making JetBrain’s IDEs less sluggish”

Citrix Workspace and Linux

Installing the Citrix Workspace (formerly Receiver) on a Linux machine should be simple. After all, installing it on a Chromebook worked just fine (after enabling High DPI since my Chromebook has such a display). But on Linux all I got was: You have not chosen to trust “Entrust Root Certification Authority – G2”, the issuerContinue reading “Citrix Workspace and Linux”

The Inner Workings Of SSDs

Found a most interesting article series about how SSD internally work: http://codecapsule.com/2014/02/12/coding-for-ssds-part-1-introduction-and-table-of-contents/ It goes quite deep, e.g. explains the internal structure of FLASH memory as well as how the Flash-Translation-Layer (FTL) works. I have not see any such detailed description yet. A Bit Related hdparm works well doe SCSI disks (or disks which behave likeContinue reading “The Inner Workings Of SSDs”

OKR – I like it!

Objective – Key Results (OKR) is a way to align teams to move towards a common goal. OKRs are result-oriented: It’s not prescriptive how to do something as that’s left to the implementing team. There’s a clear connection between objective and key results. KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) and goals which come down from management onContinue reading “OKR – I like it!”

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