We have been very lucky. Our house sits at 125 feet above sea-level, and the reservoir near us which everyone is very worried about tops out at 107 feet, so no worries about flooding from that. Plus, we are the highest house in the subdivision.
We also kept power, water, and internet through the whole process. Most of the people I know who live in town took some damage from flood waters. Thankfully, no one I know either lost their home or loved one lives.
Around here, the stores are starting to open again, but with a lack of shipments from outside the region, things look a little bare:
So, what is night-mode? It is a mode for changing the color temperature of computer screens to be ‘warmer’ (more red-tones, less blue tones). Why? The strong blue tones (and whites) from most computer screens help trick your mind into thinking it is still day, and therefor you need to be awake.
I have been trying to enable night mode on all the things for a while now. For my android phone, I use twilight for Android (IOS has something built in now), Solus Linux added it in the most recent release, Gnome has it in the later releases, and under i3, I use xflux.
However, I could not find anything for the Chromebooks….until now! 9to5Google.com has a story about the feature coming soon to ChromeOS, but they claim that you need to be on the very latest development branch called ‘Canary’. I tend to run on the Developers branch, and did not want to switch. I did a bit of digging, and found this reddit thread which has the feature flag to set:
Normal warnings, this can lead to breakage of your system.
I have been running a bit of an experiment recently by using a Chromebook while not at home. So far, it has been going fairly well with the exception that I cannot easily update this site. So, I switched to something which lets me use the web to update.
I have all the posts moved over, but I will have to do a bit of cleanup around categories and move the photos over. A lot of the older posts suffer from being imported into a few different blogging platforms, so that may take time.