Warning: Linux, multi-boot, the clock

If you wish to install Linux in a multi-boot configuration along Windows, be advised: Your computer’s clock is going to need a lot of attention. Windows loves simplicity: It sets the clock to the local time. Linux however likes it rough and complex: It sets the clock to UTC time and then calculates current localContinue reading “Warning: Linux, multi-boot, the clock”

Decompiling CHM help files

Perhaps you are told that to edit a CHM file (Compiled HTML Help file, bearing .chm file name extension) on Windows, you will need to download HTML Help Workshop. This is only partly true. Windows can decompile a CHM file and extract its contents. To do so, run the following command: This will decompress all files embeddedContinue reading “Decompiling CHM help files”