Making a click-for-help window with jQuery’s tooltip widget

Intro I needed some neat overlay to appear when the user clicks those question-mark icons on a specific, Drupal-based page. So I went for using jQuery’s tooltip widget, with due adaptations. It turned out to be a wise choice. The idea is simple: Click on the question mark, an overlay window appears right underneath it, [...]

Avoiding reboot: Resetting USB on a Linux machine

Every now and then, some USB device misbehaves badly enough to knock out the entire interface, to the extent that the system doesn’t detect any new USB devices. Or work so well with the existing ones, for that matter. The solution for me until now was to reboot the computer. But hey, I don’t like [...]