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Life’s lessons always come at a cost. Learn them well or you will pay over and over.

Boosting your own toot is literally tooting your own horn.

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Doctor: “Remember. Don’t use your broken arm until it’s heal. I warned you before. You just make it worse.”
Patient: “If I add parentheses around the cast will it silence the warning?”

All I ask of anyone is that they are not intentionally cruel t anyone else, and that if they are accidentally cruel to then listen when they are told so.

It is ok to be wrong, it is human, nobody expects otherwise.

I wonder when people will learn not to capitalize systemd.

I mean, if you know enough about Linux to know what systemd is (& to criticize it), you must surely know about daemons and the somethingd naming convention? Apparently, no.

I vaguely remember when Sundays were relaxing.

Good morning. Be happy. Don’t look for happiness. Time for the ceremonial coffee.

@Miredly Anyone who says getting the flu shot is worse than getting the flu, has NEVER had a true case of influenza.

A full-bore case of influenze will put you down HARD for days at a minimum. Worst case, it will kill you.

The chef of an upscale restaurant collided with a waiter one day and spilled coffee all over their computer. The liquid poured into the processing unit, and resulted in some dramatic crackling and popping sounds.

After sopping up the mess, they gathered around the terminal as the computer was turned back on. "Please let it work," pleaded the guilt-ridden waiter.

A waitress replied, "Should be faster than ever. That was a double espresso."

First rule of small commits: if your commit message has an “and” in it, make it two commits

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This Mastodon instance is for people interested in technology. Discussions aren't limited to technology, because tech folks shouldn't be limited to technology either! We adhere to an adapted version of the TootCat Code of Conduct and follow the Toot Café list of blocked instances. Ash is the admin and is supported by Fuzzface, Brian!, and Daniel Glus as moderators. Hosting costs are largely covered by our generous supporters on Patreon – thanks for all the help!