Browser fonts

I have been switching between browsers lately and realised I am really tied to a certain set of fonts. So, for my own future reference here they are.
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Seven years for Slackalaxy

Yep… It has been 7 years.

I recently switched to Premium plan, that’s why I’ve been customizing a few things, messing with CSS of the theme. With this post I have 188 altogether.


NCBI Edirect

I am preparing some scripts for the automated retrieval of biological sequences from NCBI. I wanted to find a way to easily download CDS (coding DNA sequence), amino acid sequences and so on. I googled a bit and it seems that Entrez Direct: E-utilities is what I need. So, I decided to install them.
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Electricsheep save directory

I have Electricsheep installed and have selected it via XScreenSaver. However, my /home is on a SSD and I decided that maybe it is not a good idea to have the constantly evolving sheep stored in ~/.electricsheep. Therefore I looked for a way to specify a different directory.
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Freetype hinting mode

I just upgraded to -current, which should become Slackware 15.0 at some point. I immediately noticed that hinting was awful. I tried changing the settings in Xfce, but there was no improvement. Finally, I realised that it should be set up elsewhere.
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