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 for M1
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How To Optimize Minecraft 1.17 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 for…

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…

How to Write in Vim on Linux or other OSes (Tutorial)
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How to Write in Vim on Linux or other OSes (Tutorial)

You can find many charts online about writing in the Vim editor on Linux or any other OS, but none of them are straightforward. (Many just have charts, which are still useful, just not for beginning users. I encourage you to read this later if you want to know more: https://bsd.org/viref.html) This tutorial will show…

How to Debloat Windows 10 (Tutorial)
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How to Debloat Windows 10 (Tutorial)

For many people switching from Windows 7, Windows 10 has a shocking amount of bloatware. This bloatware can often slow down your machine and sometimes even spies on you. This tutorial shows how to use a tool that lets you debloat Windows 10. It’s a simple PowerShell script, and it’s important to do with every…

How To Optimize Minecraft for M1 (Java Edition)
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How To Optimize Minecraft for M1 (Java Edition)

I recently purchased the MacBook Pro with Apple Silicon. However, most apps still are not yet optimized. One of the main apps I care about performing well is Minecraft. However, I have finally figured how to optimize Minecraft for M1 with the MultiMC launcher’s help. IMPORTANT NOTE: This tutorial is for 1.16.5 and below. For…

How To Mount a Directory to Another Location – Linux/BSD
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How To Mount a Directory to Another Location – Linux/BSD

So most people in the know have probably heard of symlinks. They are the way to make one point in a filesystem refer to another. However, symlinks are sometimes glitchy and don’t work within a chroot. That’s why you can mount a directory on Linux and BSD. I figured out how to do this yesterday…

How to Install and Configure ZSH for Syntax Highlighting
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How to Install and Configure ZSH for Syntax Highlighting

So yesterday, I discovered ZSH. It’s pretty incredible. It’s a shell, like bash or sh, but it includes tons of features like syntax highlighting error correction, and tons more. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install zsh and configure it on BSD, Linux, and Mac, so it’s as cool as I made…