My first mechanical keyboard

I picked up my first mechanical keyboard from Monoprice – the Select Series – Full Size Red Switch Mechanical Keyboard on sale for $40. Mine came with Gateron red switches, which, like the Cherry MX red switches they are copied from, are linear switches. There’s no “bump” for the key to stop before it bottoms … Continue reading "My first mechanical keyboard"

Setting up msmtp for FastMail

I recently decided to set up a basic mail sender on my Debian install, and chose msmtp. I use FastMail as my mail host. The first step, of course, is to install msmtp (and ca-certificates, if you don’t already have them): $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install msmtp ca-certificates Once the install is … Continue reading "Setting up msmtp for FastMail"