How to Speed up FreeBSD Ports with Synth
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How to Speed up FreeBSD Ports with Synth

So, you installed FreeBSD hoping to get a clean system with every package made specifically for it. You soon find out that the package manager doesn’t update regularly and you wind up getting security vulnerabilities unfixed for longer. You want to use ports and you probably tried portmaster but it is extremely slow and requires…

How to Install Baritone on Minecraft 1.18.2
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How to Install Baritone on Minecraft 1.18.2

Due to some difficulties with 1.17, Baritone has had trouble updating to 1.18. Luckily, we are finally beyond that, and everybody can now install Baritone on Minecraft 1.18.2. Unlike the previous tutorial, this tutorial will show you how to install Baritone using the Fabric mod loader. This also means you can combine Baritone with mods…

How to Optimize Discord for M1 Mac (TOS Safe)
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How to Optimize Discord for M1 Mac (TOS Safe)

There are a number of apps that are holdouts that are refusing to update to M1 even after solutions have basically been given to them. The worst of those apps are ones that use Electron, as Electron is slow on its own, and is somewhat as slow as running Google Chrome through x86. Today, I’ll…

How to Play Minecraft on Arm Windows
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How to Play Minecraft on Arm Windows

I’ve written previously about playing Minecraft on the M1 Mac, but now I am continuing that series by showing you how to play Minecraft on Arm Windows. This tutorial only works with Minecraft 1.17 and 1.17.1, sadly. Step 1: Join the Windows Insider Program Playing Minecraft on Arm Windows requires OpenGL compatibility. To play with…

How to Optimize Minecraft 1.7.10-1.12.2 for M1
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How to Optimize Minecraft 1.7.10-1.12.2 for M1

LWJGL 2 was used in older versions of Minecraft. This prevented people from optimizing Minecraft 1.7.10-1.12.2 for M1. Thanks to the work of Tanmay Bakshi and 17hoehbr on GitHub, it is now possible. This tutorial will be rather similar to How To Optimize Minecraft for M1 (Java Edition), so please follow that tutorial before doing…

How to Make a World Generation Algorithm in Bukkit/Spigot
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How to Make a World Generation Algorithm in Bukkit/Spigot

This article is going to be a bit different than most Info Toast articles, as it’s aimed more towards people who know how to code and are familiar with everything that comes with coding. That being said, you probably should have several years of Java coding under your belt before you attempt this. The Spigot…

How To Optimize Minecraft 1.17-1.18.2 for M1
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How To Optimize Minecraft 1.17-1.18.2 for M1

Mojang changed the internals of the game a lot in 1.17. The most important internal change they made was that they switched the minimum required Java version to Java 16. However, because they did that, the strategy for optimizing Minecraft for M1 also changed. This tutorial will show you how to optimize Minecraft 1.17 or…

Homebrew is a Major Security Flaw — Install MacPorts Instead
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Homebrew is a Major Security Flaw — Install MacPorts Instead

I’ve talked before about the various problems with binary package management systems. I have praised BSD’s Ports, where a source code tree allows you to install packages from source with all their dependencies. However, I’ve never seen a binary package manager that creates more of a security problem having it than not having it. That…