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So, this is how my evening is starting!

(And yes, I’m one of those weirdos that watch the trailers on a VHS tape before the movie because NOSTALGIA)

I’m about to watch that Jean-Claude Van Damme classic “Street Fighter”


vobcopy -I /dev/sr0 | tee vobcopy.log

does not make send the output to vobcopy.log

Wonder why.

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#todayILearned that, when searching in Firefox's tab bar, you can prefix your search with `%` to search exclusively in the titles of open tabs.

Maybe everyone else already knew this, but I didn't—and I have the feeling that it will *dramatically* increase the number of open tabs I have at any given time.

In this episode:

CompTia training, ZX Spectrum computers? , time commitment for retro vs. modern/smart phone games, matchbox cars, state of pc networking, , 32bit vs. 64bit for raspberry pi.

Did I forget anything?


Popey from Ubuntu, a series on would be welcome.

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#windows7 😱

If you are looking to change your windows 7 installation as artist, why not go with Linux?

Linux is free of cost and will always have support for your computer. Really, it has never been a better time to make the switch! 😁

Here are two types of linuxes that might grab your attention:

1. @elementary

2. @ubuntustudio

#linux #opensource #mastoart #art #fediart #ubuntustudio #foss #elementary #elementaryOS #libresoftware #floss

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Duh, I forgot that it was yesterday. 🙄🤣

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Oh, I almost forgot!

⚰️ Happy Death To Windows 7 Day! ⚰️

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In 2019, the first large-scale study of pre-installed software on Android devices found harmful behaviours and backdoored access to sensitive data and services without user consent or awareness.

Tell @google it's time to take action

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This is what I use to listen to music every single day, it's light, resistant, repairable, standard, carries 64GB of music and will play music for nearly 100 hours.

I paid 16$ for it.

Programming Throwdown attempts to educate Computer Scientists and Software Engineers on a cavalcade of programming and tech topics. Every show covers a new programming language, so listeners will be able to speak intelligently about any programming language.

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Born this century? You probably don’t remember Mosaic - the early web browser. We do. It’s perfectly preserved as a snap for #linux. 23 years after the final release. Browse the web like it’s 1999!

snap install mosaic

A little late, but Python 2.7 has ended support as of 1-1-2020

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