Author Archives: janpenguin

About janpenguin

Email: janpenguin [at] riseup [dot] net Every content on the blog is made by Free and Open Source Software in GNU/Linux.

Setting up transmission as the torrent client in Chrome

I use Chrome Version 55.0.2883.87 (64-bit).  When I click a torrent link, it opens xdg-open dialog window and do nothing. If there is transmission-gtk.desktop file /usr/share/applications/transmission-gtk.desktop, run the following command. $  xdg-mime default transmission-gtk.desktop x-scheme-handler/magnet Restart Chrome.  

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Repaired a broken old woofer

A pair of Chario RF-100 bookshelf speaker is twenty some years old. One speaker’s woofer developed internal damage, tore the rubber down. I repaired the woofer using 3D printed support. 3D model and instruction

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Imperfection of 3D printing ABS filament

How to prevent the slack of inclined side? Filament: eSun ABS Printing temperature: 255C

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Riding R1 on the edge

Since March 2018, I’ve been practicing high-speed cornering on famous winding roads with sportbike warriors. I just started to drag knee on the pavement one week ago. It’s very dangerous and I’ve stopped counting motorcycle accidents. April 19, 2018 June … Continue reading

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Faulty start problem of cold engine

I have been riding a 2006 Yamaha R1. It never had an engine problem for 12 years. The R1 developed cold start problem around middle of March 2018. The symtom is when the engine is cold in ambient temperature, it … Continue reading

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Pipe cloth hanger  

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Convert a JPEG image to STL file

Start the Inkscape (0.92) Select [File > Open] menu Choose a JPEG image file and click. On the pop-up window, choose the following values: Image Import Type: Embed Image DPI: From file Image Rendering Mode: None After the image is … Continue reading

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