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Fix blurry fractional scaling in Cinnamon (Linux Mint)

Here’s a quick tip for those of you having issues with blurry fractional scaling in recent versions of Cinnamon. Here I am using Cinnamon 5.2.7 with Linux Mint 20.3, but similar versions should work in the same way Fractional scaling enables devices with high DPI displays to achieve a comfortable interface size - not too small or large for the …

Using docker-compose with Django, Nginx and Gunicorn

I host the starcross website on my own server, and value the ability to easily move the site around - experimenting with different linux distros and hardware There are a number of guides on building a Django oriented docker compose stack. Some are a little overcomplicated for basic setup, others I found very helpful and I have provided some links …

Starcross Django Gallery - A new Django gallery package

I created a gallery package for Django to host my photos, and to make a contribution towards the the great collection of django packages already available. I wanted a particular set of features, the key areas being: Simple, clean design that maximises space for image thumbnail display Justified image layout, as used by sites like …


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I am an experienced software developer and manager currently working for a renowned digital agency based in London .

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