Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Monday, May 11, 2020

Setting up mono audio on Android 10 and how to disable it.

Start by opening up your settings app then navigate to the accessibility options. From here you may enable mono audio mixing. This can be ideal for single channel headsets like reusing the single channel PS4 controller headset with your phone and other mono earbud options. See a screenshot of the location here:


Thursday, April 23, 2020

Dell Inspiron 3558 DC Power Jack

Recently needed to replace a DC power jack on a Dell Inspiron 3558 laptop for a family member. Was able to find one here with Amazon Prime shipping for less than $10

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Thursday, September 27, 2018

Setting up a fresh Notepad++ install in 2018

Setup Notepad++ on a machine recently and struggled to remember some of the better plugins/settings.


  • Make sure you install/get the version with NppFTP support
  • Private keys need to be exported in PuTTyGen in OpenSSH format
  • Settings->Preferences->Editing->Multi-Editing -> Enable (Ctrl+Mouse click/selection)
  • Settings->Style Configurator->Theme: ZenBurn
  • Settings->Style Configurator->Global Styles->Global Override->Font Name: Consolas
  • Settings->Style Configurator->Global Styles->Global Override->Font Size: 14
  • Settings->Style Configurator->Global Styles->Global Override->Enable global font
  • Settings->Style Configurator->Global Styles->Global Override->Enable global font size