Convert HEIC pictures

To convert pictures in HEIC format to some more usual format:

  • install libheif-examples package
  • use the heif-convert command:

heif-convert filename.heic filename.jpg

Reference designs


Development with Android


Android Studio will be installed on a PC running Linux Mint 20.


Download the latest version of Android Studio from this webpage. At the time of writing, the version is Chipmunk | 2021.2.1 Patch 1.

Follow the installation guidelines.

Increase disk size of a VirtualBox Linux guest


One possible way to increase the disk size of a VirtualBox Linux guest:

  • Stop the virtual machine
  • In VirtualBox menu, select File > Virtual Media Manager...
  • In the Hard disks tab, Select the virtual machine hard disk. The virtual machine can be deduced from the directory path displayed when clicking on a given hard disk
  • Increase the size


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