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windows
So my windows 11 task bar decided to disappear (and how to fix it)

I was just happily extracting a zip file when... Boom no more start menu. I thought ah yeah easy ill just restart and it will come back.  Nope.. it was gone for good. But i could run task manag..

5:59 am, September 3, 2021
Apps
Move from Backup and Sync to Google Drive for Desktop

So i saw this update today for google backup and sync, and turns out that is is an awesome update! Now you can stream your files from Google Drive to your PC rather than having to choose which files ..

1:56 am, August 11, 2021
rs3
RS3 Post 99 Leveling Log

I will be adding all future levels here from 99 up.  102 Slayer Half a billion XP 103 Dung still going, i missed the screen shot! i hope they close the beach event soon so i can go a..

4:51 am, July 25, 2021
rs3
RS3 Soul Cape and where to get it

Not sure how to get it yet, but i want one. Soul Cape Looks like this is the way, but not sure what this is... more research required. 

12:36 am, July 24, 2021
rs3
RS3 how to quickly deposit all fish and then return to fishing in the when swarm fishing

this is probably common knowledge but i thought maybe its a handy trick to quickly deposit all your fish and then go back to fishing, the only issue is you have to wait for about 5 seconds while it de..

3:22 am, June 18, 2021
windows
Clean Windows Setup

So i was watching a video today where they went through setting up and cleaning a windows installation, and man i thought i really want to do this.  My PC and Laptop just get so cluttered with a..

6:27 am, June 12, 2021
apps
how to switch chrome to dark and light mode in windows 10

So i was playing around in the settings of chrome, and I could not locate the dark and light mode switch. Well apparently chrome looks at your windows theme and gets its settings from there. I added..

12:58 pm, June 9, 2021
rs3
RS3 Construction Log

91 91 - 99 Construction using portable workbench Ok just a few calcs for this one: Doing Flatpacks on skilling portables world. Gives me about 18 seconds between banking. Which is really annoying..

1:46 pm, June 4, 2021
pi400
Running Windows on pi400 notes

HDMI sound not working, needs a USB Soundcard. 99p USB Soundcard. if you want a cheap usb one prob just ebay usb soundcard. But sound is not a massive issue for this anyway unless you want to be watch..

12:52 pm, April 19, 2021
site bugs
so i guess i will have to re-think my comments strategy

so i wrote a quick and well not that spam free (apparently) comment system for this site. while i was adding it inbetween test comments i found there was already spam being added, before i had even f..

5:15 am, February 10, 2021
Site Development
Kruxor Moving from Bootstrap to CSS Grid

This is my notes on upgrading this site from bootstrap to css grid.  Mission: Make this look good! and fast :) Mmm… not so good at the moment, removed bootstrap and dark theme. But there..

12:05 am, December 23, 2020
apple
apple ios 14 how to change default app for browser to chrome or safari

Here is a new feature in IOS14 where you can actually set a default app for certain supported apps like your web browser no longer has to be safari, and you can choose a new default mail client. ..

5:38 am, September 29, 2020
core
How to get spreadsheet data into a meaningful/useful format using php and sqlite

I had some data recently that i thought would be very good in a web page format. So i started copy and pasting it into a html editor and then realised that this data is all in the same format as its i..

12:52 am, August 18, 2020
linux
how to fix - Fatal error: Uncaught Error: Call to undefined function mb_convert_encoding()

I use the php readability library in some of my code, and found on a new server that it was throwing the error. Fatal error: Uncaught Error: Call to undefined function mb_convert_encoding() For me t..

5:25 am, April 8, 2020
how to
How to do a simple bootstrap landing page from Scratch - Part 3

How to do a simple bootstrap landing page from Scratch - Part 1 How to do a simple bootstrap landing page from Scratch - Part 2 How to do a simple bootstrap landing page from Scratch - Part 3 O..

2:49 am, January 28, 2020
how to
How to do a simple bootstrap landing page from Scratch - Part 2

This is Part 2 of the Tutorial, Did you already read Part 1 to this tutorial? If not you can check it out below. How to do a simple bootstrap landing page from Scratch - Part 1 How to do a simple..

4:14 am, January 21, 2020
how to
How to do a simple bootstrap landing page from Scratch - Part 1

How to do a simple bootstrap landing page from Scratch - Part 1 How to do a simple bootstrap landing page from Scratch - Part 2 How to do a simple bootstrap landing page from Scratch - Part 3 H..

1:22 am, January 21, 2020
code
how to add a darkmode toggle to switch css and remember it dark mode

So it seems the trend lately is to add darkmode to everything... Dark Mode Light Mode Its actually not that hard to switch style sheets and add a dark version of the same style, it seems to be ..

1:51 am, July 17, 2019
osrs
Slayer Task : Warped Jelly - Catacombs of Kourend

I found with these ones at level 80, even sharks didnt cut it you really need to bring prayer pots and use Protect from Melee. What to bring Food: Sharks (prefer prayer pots) Potions: Attack Pot,..

5:44 am, July 4, 2019
privacy
Privacy

Privacy Policy for KruXoR At KruXoR, accessible from https://kruxor.com, one of our main priorities is the privacy of our visitors. This Privacy Policy document contains types of information that is ..

10:56 pm, June 24, 2019
osrs
Oldschool Runescape Ironman guide By OzirisRS

Oldschool RunescapeIronman guideBy OzirisRSRe-formatting + images + details added by KruXoR Contents Introduction Pre-Text Starting Out Early quests, wintertodt and ardy cloak 1 (71) Lumbrid..

12:31 pm, December 29, 2018
how to
How to do a simple landing page from scratch

Here is my process to create a super simple but responsive and slick looking landing page. Create a HTML File Create a html file called index.html as this is the file used by most web servers as the..

4:28 am, October 2, 2018
css
CSS Margin and Padding Framework Generator - How to use it

I used to just write this manually, but this generator is much easier than manually typing these margin and padding values. So what this does is generate css for each step so if i do the default se..

5:06 am, September 17, 2018
php
Image Resizing with PHP and SimpleImage Library

How to resize images with PHP using the SimpleImage Library I always forget how to do this even though its pretty simple once you know what to do. Here is how i resize images if they are over a ce..

12:45 am, September 12, 2018
terraria
Top 10 Terraria Houses

I thought that i would extract the top 10 terraria houses from here, just so that i could reference them for ideas. Here we go... 10. TerrarianKhaios 09. MultipleEggs 08. IcyOrio 07. PinoySh..

5:34 am, September 11, 2018
Utilities
How to Convert text string to lower case

Here is a small tool that converts uppercase or sentence case strings to lower case. Just paste in the string and your set. I also added a small video on how to use the tool (yes its just me copy..

5:08 am, September 5, 2018
Utilities
How to Extract image links from youtube videos

Sometimes it can be useful to know how to extract the image links from youtube videos, so i have created a tool that can do just that.  All you need to do is paste the youtube video link in an..

6:41 am, September 3, 2018
code
How to make your code look nice

This one is just in case you don't like using the tab button or maybe you have inherited some code that is just a big mess. Using the Code Beautifier Tool you can just paste in the code, and it adds ..

5:24 am, August 28, 2018
how to
How to record audio from chrome into a file

I had an issue the other day where i needed to record audio from the browser, surprisingly this is not too hard you just have to have the right application and settings. I found the easiest way is ..

3:56 am, April 18, 2018
windows
Windows 10 on a 32 Gig eMMC Drive with Updates - Solved

I have had this issue a couple of times now. You get a cheaper end laptop with a 32gb main drive, and after the 1st round of windows updates. No Disk Space error. There are a couple of things i usual..

1:16 am, April 18, 2018
wordpress
Adding a template to wordpress to show a list of posts on a custom page template

So i had a request the other day to add a blog to wordpress that had been converted to a promo site with a static front page. Sounds easy, well it is if you know how to add a template to wordpress...

1:40 am, April 17, 2018
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