Edge TTS Reader

Back to the Command-line For some reason, MS Edge for Linux does not have the Read Aloud feature which is the only reason I would like to use Edge. The TTS engine made by Microsoft sounds incomparable to those poorly made chrome extensions. Therefore, I found a work around with edge-tts. This is a CLI tool uses Edge TTS service. The instruction on its Github repo is very good. After installation, use edge-tts --list-voices | grep US to show English speaking characters and now I can locate a text file in the terminal to be read....

September 22, 2022 · 2 min · Jun

Tweaking the Mouse

Acceleration During my teenage years, I was really into FPS and RTS games. That’s why I’m kind of picky on computer mouses and being paranoid of acceleration in the OS. Permanently disabling acceleration for Windows is simple. Besides unchecking the “Enhance pointer precision” in the main.cpl, some registry hacks such as the good old classic “CPL Mouse Fix” or the later “MarkC” would do it easily by a REG/batch file. It is also possible doing manually if you want....

September 22, 2022 · 6 min · Jun

Little Things Behind This Website

#aliases: [“standby”] This is my 2nd time using HUGO and hosting a site on Github Pages. It’s so convenient compare to self hosting. I don’t have to set up DDNS or CDN, also not have to patch up or update everything periodically to keep it secure. All the steps I have done are very similar to this article, except making the Personal Access Token and Custom Domain (these are easy to find separately)....

April 19, 2022 · 2 min · Jun

Why I Started This Blog

In This Day and Age? Back then, when MySpace and 000webhost was the thing. I wrote blog regularly about my life and hobby. That was the beginning of my Internet journey and tweaking CSS code while posting an article was fun. Today, I’m supposed to post my stuff on somewhere like mastodon or telegram channel but here I am. Because I feel most comfortable this way. Dilemma of Giving Back The beginning of my Linux journey was with some early version of OpenWrt and BackTrack, then Puppy and Ubuntu....

April 18, 2022 · 2 min · Jun