How to enable Dark Mode on WhatsApp for iPhone (iOS)

With the introduction of iOS 13 (and iPadOS 13), Apple has introduced the possibility to enable Dark Mode within many built-in applications, such as Settings or Mail. A lot of companies have also introduced a dark theme in your applications. It’s a great feature, that it certainly helpful when checking your phone when it is Keep reading →

 

Restart HomeBridge via SSH

Restarting HomeBridge can be sometimes handy when in testing mode. Here is the command to restart HomeBridge (to be used via SSH for example on your Linux system): The command will give no output, but HB should now be restarted. Restart HomeBridge via SSH was last modified: August 18th, 2019 by Thomas

 

Guide: Update HomeBridge plugins

If you previously have been installing HomeBridge (let’s say, on a Raspberry Pi), you know it’s a neat little piece of software. Thanks to HB, many non-smart or non-HomeKit enabled devices can be controlled via your iPhone or iPad using the Home app. A community of developers has created HomeBridge – HomeKit support for the Keep reading →

 

Create an Automatic Night Mode on your website

Thanks to a very simple piece of JavaScript code, you can change the (background) colour of your website to reflect the time of day. Your website visitors will see a different version of your website: a dark mode during evening/nights, and a white/bright mode during the day. Here are the steps to follow to have Keep reading →

 

Linux SSH update issue: Errno 12 and Errno 256 error message

Today I tried to update my Linux operating system via SSH using the command sudo yum update (sudo apt-get update may be working too, depending on the Linux distrubtion). Most updates worked fine, except for one, where I received this error: http://mirrors.ustc.edu.cn/centos/6/updates/x86_64/Packages/libssh2-1.4.2-3.el6_10.1.i686.rpm: [Errno 12] Timeout on http://mirrors.ustc.edu.cn/centos/6/updates/x86_64/Packages/libssh2-1.4.2-3.el6_10.1.i686.rpm: (28, ‘Operation too slow. Less than 1 bytes/sec Keep reading →