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My Single GPU Passthrough Setup Using a MSI GTX 1070 Ti

In this post I want to quickly share my setup for a Windows 11 VM dedicated to gaming and media editing. A “GPU Passthrough” is a special VM setup (using libvirt/qemu) that allows access to the physical GPU device, allowing for near native performance. In the case of a single GPU passthrough, the host completely transfers ownership of the only GPU to the VM; you can only use one at a time....

November 3, 2022 · 4 min · 791 words · Gian Sass

How to convert your WordPress blog to Hugo

I have recently converted this blog to Hugo. Reasons include not wanting to maintain a grossly outdated WordPress instance which could potentially harbour attackers trying to install Crypto miners on my server. Here are the steps I had to take to export my posts to Hugo, and to fix my posts so they actually display correctly. Step 1: Export WordPress content Install the wordpress-to-hugo-exporter plugin onto your WordPress instance. You will then be able to export a ZIP file of your entire blog....

November 2, 2021 · 3 min · 467 words · Gian Sass

OpenBSD on the Thinkpad X220

Recently I’ve installed OpenBSD on my laptop. I was curious about what the world of *BSD had to offer and I was planning on wiping the drive anyway. Here are some of my thoughts and tips. Enabling the middle mouse button Immediately after installing dwm I noticed that the middle mouse button was not working. The solution is adding these three lines into your .xinitrc. Your device might be named differently, so make sure with xinput -list....

December 30, 2019 · 3 min · 475 words · Gian Sass


Sadly I’ve almost completely forgotten about my blog this year. I need to get back into the habit of writing out my thoughts in a concise and presentable way. Anyway, here are some cool things you should check out. NTop – htop-clone for Windows. I wrote this back in 2017 but this year it suddenly started exploding in popularity. As of now it has received a total of 111 stars on Github, my highest yet!...

November 8, 2019 · 1 min · 141 words · Gian Sass

Tweaking Vim To Be A More Suitable C/C++-IDE

Being a true Vim patriot requires me to share with my fellow brethren my repertoire of handmade tools, lest they should be forsaken. Therefore I will present in this very post some script fragments to drastically improve productivity when developing C/C++ inside Vim. All of these fragments are part of my .vimrc and can thus be viewed on my dotfiles repo on GitHub. Include guard insertion Upon creating a .h or ....

October 27, 2018 · 5 min · 895 words · Gian Sass