Handy package to setup Logitech peripherals on Linux: https://github.com/pwr-Solaar/Solaar
nice to see sourcehut add static page hosting! https://srht.site/
Half of curl's vulnerabilities are C mistakes: https://daniel.haxx.se/blog/2021/03/09/half-of-curls-vulnerabilities-are-c-mistakes/ - nothing really new here, but I can confirm.
Ran into this issue recently where ufw wasn't loading on reboot because of netfilter.
Super low bitrate codecs are making video calls on 56kbps internet connections feasible! https://ai.googleblog.com/2021/02/lyra-new-very-low-bitrate-codec-for.html
Just got my replacement AirPods from https://www.thepodswap.com/ and wow was that easy! I’ve always bemoaned the lack of options once the batteries died on AirPods but this is a great option.
Cheapest way to ship something to Mars is to contribute to Linux or ffmpeg:
At one point, all of Germany's air traffic control message routing was in Emacs!
$ mkdir -p ~/src/myproject
$ cd ~/src/myproject
$ git init --bare
$ cd ~
$ git clone ~/src/myproject
$ cd myproject
There, done. Now you have a 100% fully functional git repo that doesn’t require a network connection and supports every single git feature. Pull it, push it, branch it, revert it, whatever: it’s your own repo and you can do whatever you want with it. And you don’t have to sign up for anything or agree to a Terms of Service or share your work or trust a company you dislike.
To be clear, Rust will probably be mature _eventually_. I'm not inherently against the "rewrite it in rust" thing, but it currently presents challenges.
New Blogpost: A Trip Into FreeBSD
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