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by Midas
Tue Apr 20, 2021 9:02 am
Forum: Resources & Links
Topic: UXTheme... and shady online pages
Replies: 2
Views: 100

Re: UXTheme... and shady online pages

Yep, I was getting ready to post about SecureUxTheme, which I just found while writing the OP...

Thanks for the updates, anyway, great info as always. 8)
by Midas
Tue Apr 20, 2021 1:49 am
Forum: Resources & Links
Topic: UXTheme... and shady online pages
Replies: 2
Views: 100

UXTheme... and shady online pages

I like to have my Windows (lightly) themed for better enjoyment and readability if possible. After all, you're liable to spend whole years looking at it. And, IMHO, the best themes are those with a touch(!) of retro flavor, harking back to the Windows XP UX. What can I say, I'm weird like that... Bu...
by Midas
Mon Apr 19, 2021 9:35 am
Forum: Chit-Chat
Topic: Online privacy and a new social credit score
Replies: 2
Views: 4272

Re: Online privacy and a new social credit score

Quick note for a read I found interesting along a related line of reasoning, encompassing the taming of our agency as private computer owners: Back in the late 90s, I worked at a university. I had a 386 on my desk for a workstation -– not a powerful computer even then. But I put the boa webserver on...
by Midas
Mon Apr 19, 2021 7:02 am
Forum: Portable Freeware Submission
Topic: Classic Browser (Chromium based)
Replies: 15
Views: 3613

Re: Classic Browser (Chromium based)

Fine, I wouldn't even dream of contesting your tech credentials -- please feel free to do as you please. 8) Just be aware that this is not a recent debate here at TPFC forums as, particularly in regard to Google's products alone, it can easily be traced back to over a decade ago -- and I summoned up...
by Midas
Mon Apr 19, 2021 3:34 am
Forum: Portable Freeware Submission
Topic: Classic Browser (Chromium based)
Replies: 15
Views: 3613

Re: Classic Browser (Chromium based)

Hi, Winuser and welcome to TPFC's forum. Standard registry entries or not, my goal was just to enlighten community members about the traces left by running Classic Browser . As for the definition of " portable ", yours is just a subset of what the said community has agreed over the years -- please c...
by Midas
Sun Apr 18, 2021 7:25 am
Forum: Freeware That Are Not Portable
Topic: Timeline [Python-based event manager]
Replies: 13
Views: 20763

Re: Timeline [Python-based event manager]

Timeline for Windows build #207(?) released 2021-04-08 (available changelog at jenkins.rickardlindberg.me/job/timeline-windows-exe/changes).
by Midas
Sat Apr 17, 2021 8:46 am
Forum: Portable Freeware Submission
Topic: [Ceofix Pure Dark Theme Tool] Black taskbar on Windows 10
Replies: 6
Views: 1631

Re: [Ceofix Pure Dark Theme Tool] Black taskbar on Windows 10

Firefox is apparently unable to scroll down in Ceofix.com.
by Midas
Fri Apr 16, 2021 8:14 am
Forum: Portable Freeware Submission
Topic: Classic Browser (Chromium based)
Replies: 15
Views: 3613

Re: Classic Browser (Chromium based)

Classic Browser proceeds apace, v6.9 released [2021-04-13] (https://theclassictools.com/Changes.txt). Be forewarned, if you want to test it, that Classic Browser will by default clear your '% TEMP %', ' Prefetch ' and a couple of other ' %APPDATA% ' locations, as instructed by the ' cleanup.bat ' i...
by Midas
Fri Apr 16, 2021 6:41 am
Forum: Freeware That Are Not Portable
Topic: ghostwriter
Replies: 38
Views: 33604

Re: ghostwriter

webfork wrote:EDIT: Issue post requesting settings change: github.com/michelolvera/vs-ghostwriter/issues/29
Remark posted on the issue countering the argument that it's a new feature not fitting the developer's goals...
by Midas
Fri Apr 16, 2021 6:06 am
Forum: Portable Freeware Submission
Topic: Dopamine (DotNET audio player)
Replies: 0
Views: 143

Dopamine (DotNET audio player)

Been meaning to make a quick post about this player for quite some time -- I guess today will be the day... I haven't tested Dopamine , really, but it has consistently made it into top players lists around the web mainly because it can manage large music collections. Moreover, the UI looks cool, the...
by Midas
Fri Apr 16, 2021 5:34 am
Forum: Resources & Links
Topic: Censorship circumvention (UltraSurf and Freegate)
Replies: 20
Views: 39975

Re: Censorship circumvention (UltraSurf and Freegate)

Further reporting regarding UltraSurf found in a NPR political piece: An initial security audit of Ultrasurf commissioned by the State Department, however, reflected significant problems with the software, which was still relying on technologies that were considered cutting edge in 2013. The audit, ...
by Midas
Thu Apr 15, 2021 5:42 am
Forum: Portable Freeware Submission
Topic: CudaText (multi-platform text editor)
Replies: 31
Views: 37461

Re: CudaText (multi-platform text editor)

CudaText v1.131.0.0 released (changelog at https://cudatext.github.io/history.txt).

FYI, CudaText homepage changed to https://cudatext.github.io/ (previous http://uvviewsoft.com/cudatext/ now redirects here, too).
by Midas
Wed Apr 14, 2021 6:09 am
Forum: Freeware That Are Not Portable
Topic: BeCyPDFMetaEdit [editor]
Replies: 21
Views: 61033

Re: BeCyPDFMetaEdit [editor]

Topic update: as BeCyPDFMetaEdit is still drawing interest, despite its wewbsite being gone at the end of 2018, here are a couple of further information points still available about it. The program loads PDF documents (conforming to specification 1.6) and allows editing of several settings like the ...
by Midas
Tue Apr 13, 2021 5:44 am
Forum: Freeware That Are Not Portable
Topic: Scancode Map (keyboard re-mapper)
Replies: 2
Views: 322

Re: Scancode Map (keyboard re-mapper)

Andrew Lee wrote:eg. swap Ctrl and FN keys if the BIOS doesn't support it.
Right, faced that nuisance in the past, too. Luckily, a custom bios update dealt with it. 8)