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Content warning: Mormonism, polygamy

Content warning: Mormonism, polygamy

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Content warning: quote from "Under the Banner of Heaven", Mormonism, mention of murder



Content warning: Mormonism

I thought that was a great book.
@Art X It's quite good, but I have to take breaks in reading. As a fairly recent ex-Mormon, some of it hits pretty close to home.

That said, I'm already 11% through it in one day of reading.




The greatest day of my life was when I learned I was no longer allergic to nuts and got to try Pad Thai for the first time.

...and, I guess probably my wedding day too.


Decided to have a nice relaxing reading day at the park. Little did we realize that we'd set ourselves down in the middle of the future site of a Canadian goose turf war.

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Content warning: long post about my own stupidity

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Content warning: SSH help

sshd.config perhaps ?
@herve_02 Yup, that's the problem right there.

I knew it was going to be something stupid like that.
๐Ÿ˜‰



@Katy Lamothe and I reorganized the office a few days ago, but fixing the cable management was a bit of a daunting task that we put off until just now. Finally got around to it. While it's not a work of art, at least the office no longer looks like the interior of a Borg cube.
We also now have dramatically fewer zip ties for some reason that I'm certain is unrelated.


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Content warning: COVID, nightmare

Content warning: COVID, nightmare


get some weights and train those biceps ๐Ÿ˜›

Seriously though, what's to learn about curl?
@CleoQc ๐Ÿคซ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐ŸŒˆ I log understand what it's used for, but I've never even bothered to look at the man page.
it grabs a file for you. Some use it to pipe it with bash to automate running a script (that you trust)
@CleoQc ๐Ÿคซ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐ŸŒˆ It's also useful in a number of debugging scenarios. I recently upgraded my OS and things broke. It would've been a useful tool in the troubleshooting process.
@CleoQc ๐Ÿคซ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐ŸŒˆ I run services through a bit of a hodgepodge of SSH tunnels and reverse proxies. Would've helped to spot where the breakdown was happening.
curl is one of the (myriad) things I always look up how to use. I'm far too lazy to learn it given I use it so little.


Finally got the last of the fallout from the changeover to # sorted out. I'll probably make a # post of it later.
good to hear that you're keeping it ๐Ÿ˜€ I hope it treats you well ๐Ÿ˜€


I sure wish that # # would communicate to my apps that I'm using a dark theme.
It should set the Qt theme and the GTK theme. Not sure in what other ways it could communicate that...


Looking for recommendations for alternatives to #. Any suggestions?
# #

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I only used Qemu to run Windows XP, and it was a long time ago. My system was crashing occasionally, and those crashes went away when I removed the Qemu module.
I never checked if this issue was resolved in the mean time.
GNOME Boxes is apparently okay



Ancient โ€˜smellscapesโ€™ are wafting out of artifacts and old texts

IDโ€™ing odor molecules and brewing Cleopatraโ€™s perfume are part of new research on past scents

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https://www.sciencenews.org/article/ancient-smell-odor-artifacts-texts-egypt-archaeology


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Ancient โ€˜smellscapesโ€™ are wafting out of artifacts and old texts

IDโ€™ing odor molecules and brewing Cleopatraโ€™s perfume are part of new research on past scents

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https://www.sciencenews.org/article/ancient-smell-odor-artifacts-texts-egypt-archaeology

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it depends. If the letter I want to capitalize falls under my right hand, then I use the left shift key (with my left pinky). And vice-versa.
That's "both" ๐Ÿ˜€
guess Iโ€™m a weirdo then lol
โ˜‘๏ธ paradigm shift


So I discovered that I can use krfb to grant # access to my machine, but when I have two monitors, the monitor being displayed, on the remote end and the one being controlled are not the same, making it unusable. Has anyone encountered this before?
#VNC
...I just read the description of x2vnc and that's the wrong tool. I'll keep looking.
x11vnc, apparently.


Wow, now that I don't have to deal with #, look at all this free hard drive space I have again!
it's wonderful isn't it? (butbutbut you paid for the space ๐Ÿ˜›)
Oh don't worry. I'll have no problem filling it back up again.

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This node will be going down for an OS upgrade in the next couple of hours and will probably be down for the better part of the day.

See you on the other side.
@fuomag9๐Ÿฅ I actually went from Ubuntu to Debian. I'm still cleaning up some of the fallout from the changeover. It was a little less clean than I expected.
the thing I hate the most about debian is that not all tools are in the path by default, and I'm like WHYYYY

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If I were to do a # exclusive # # channel. Would you folks be okay with 480p or is that too low for you?

It's in mind of using system resources and storage responsibly, as well as being more environmentally friendly.
I think it depends on the games. I can see this being a good idea retro games for example, but have a hard time imagining it for current esport or AAA titles. When an esport vod runs in 720 for example itโ€™s sometimes impossible to see whatโ€™s going on, no matter how well I know the game
Honestly, to modern PCs 720p is trivial to decode and barely uses any power. If you have a processor from the last, i'd say, 8 years, 720p is probably no big deal to it, especially in terms of wattage.


Found a new hot dog cart on the way home from the hospital. They were easy to miss, but they found a solution to that problem.
I just realized why the face on this thing was triggering something in my brain. It's got kind of a Bubs-esque vibe.


Okay so with the OS change to #, I decided to try out a new desktop manager. I thought I'd give # Plasma a go, since I hadn't looked at it in a while and my machine's powerful enough to handle a little eye candy.

KDE Connect is a freaking game changer. How did I not know about it before now?
I wonder how well gsconnect works with XFCE4. I find that GTK stuff "feels" right within XFCE4 more that QT stuff.
I've never tried.

It's been a while since I've used Ubuntu, but I use mainly Debian so I'm familiar with how to get WiFi and other stuff working.

My preference is XFCE4 desktop environment. It's the only DE I'm aware of which rotates text 90 degrees on vertical taskbar window buttons.
Yes, Debian is a bit more manual, for better or worse.



I'm just going to leave these privacy and security guides right here for anyone who happens to need them....

nitter.net/EFF/status/1521982366608027648#m
https://nitter.net/evacide/status/1521983054318768128#m


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I keep getting people trying to register at my # node. It's really only intended for people I know, because I don't have the resources to run a public server. This is my registration page. I don't know how I can make it any clearer.

I can only assume that anyone I don't recognize who tries to register at this point is a spam bot.
I can only assume that anyone I donโ€™t recognize who tries to register at this point is a spam bot.
Yes, I think you're probably right. Just ignore them. ๐Ÿ˜€

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This is what's wrong with the tech industry. The expectation that one should give their free time *EVERY DAY* or you're somehow "not passionate".

My response to that would be fuck you and your shitty fucking culture.

My kids and family are FAR more important to me than your ridiculous expectations.

</rant> ๐Ÿ™ƒ