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Where my foot has trod May 24, 2014

A while ago I've added a new section to my website, Blog → Map, which shows all places I ever blogged about. You can view related posts by clicking a place marker:

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Netherlander! May 13, 2014

I haven't been actively blogging lately, and that's not because nothing is happening. Quite the opposite, I can barely find time these days, so let me share the most important stuff with you.

Inevitable happened: my journey into an alternative reality I've embarked on exactly six years ago is now complete. A few days ago I've oficially become Dutch, a citizen of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

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Sound Switcher Indicator ‣ 1.2.1 Feb 8, 2014

After the previous release of Sound Switcher Indicator an article about it was posted on Web Upd8. I immediately started getting numerous bug reports, feature requests, questions and comments.

So I found out, for instance, that the indicator is also popular with old Ubuntu versions (up to 12.04).

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Sound Switcher Indicator ‣ 1.2.0 Feb 2, 2014

I've finally got to update my Sound Switcher Indicator. Version 1.2.0 adds support for selecting not only the input/output device, but also a specific port:

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How to add an external power supply to a USB hub Jan 31, 2014

I've been looking for quite a while for a USB hub that would match the design of my iMac. For those who own an iMac a USB hub is a must-have, since Apple have moved all available ports, including even the headphone one, to its back side. Which is in my opinion a typical example of design gone totally wrong.

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Belgium. Ghent ‣ Part 4. S.M.A.K. Jan 20, 2014

One day we'd been wandering through the Citadelpark (which acquired its name because it's situated on the site where in the XIX century Citadel of Ghent was) and came across two museums located next to each other in the damp and dusky grove (the weather was anything but good and the sky was growing dark, so I won't show you the pictures of the park).

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