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@sir
Found some Sway fan art in the wild. Wind is blowing from the other direction though.

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This :archlinux: install is nearly 2 years old. Updated almost daily...

No major issues, no re-installs required. This with encrypted boot and root on Lattude E7450 and nvidia optimus.
$head -n1 /var/log/pacman.log

[2018-05-08 20:13] [PACMAN] Running 'pacman -r /mnt -Sy --cachedir=/mnt/var/cache/pacman/pkg --noconfirm base'

$ date
Sun Feb 16 08:28:48 PST 2020

I think most of the complexity in maintaining an :archlinux: install is about complex software suites and desktop environments. I run

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capitalism, intuit 

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RT @neiltyson@twitter.activitypub.actor
Four mysteries of the Universe that continue to elude top researchers:

1) What is the origin of Life?

2) What is the nature of Dark Matter?

3) What preceded the Big Bang?

4) What does the Refrigerator Light do after you close the door?

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@penguin42 In my limited experience as a reviewer of VPNs, a CIA front would probably be better run.

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We stumbled upon a great Jira at work this morning.

Title: "Dev Testing"

"Andy has completed the development work"

No further information.

So obviously we've all been adding joke comments like "Thanks for this! I was able to reference this for the work I was doing. Really helpful".

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Getting ready for I Love Free Software Day. 🥳 Tomorrow we're saying "Thank you" to all open source developers and Tutanota users in the Hanover area with free ice cream. Details will follow via email. 😉 #ILoveFS #opensource

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OpenPush - A Free, Decentralized Push Messaging Framework for Android

f-droid.org/en/2020/02/03/open

(The embedded video doesn't play because of a strict CSP policy, if you want to watch it, you'll need to click through to the talk page)

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A lot of people are confused by git. Most of these people, I reckon, learned it from the outside in - from the command-line interface down. If you started with git by asking "how do I sync up my changes with my peers", then you might get the answer, but you will be missing the foundation on which that answer is built. This is the main source of confusion with git.

The better way is to learn git from the inside out. You should first learn about what objects are and how they're stored and identified, and how they relate to each other. You should learn what blobs, trees, and commits actually are, and how they relate to each other, and how commits form a linked list from which a graph of all objects can be derived.

Then you should learn how the ref database gives friendly names like "master" and "feature/foobar" to objects, and how the reflog tracks changes to references over time.

THEN, and only then, should you learn how to use the CLI. Then you can learn about using the staging area to add objects to the database and create commits, and how doing this updates the reflog.

Git makes total sense when you approach it from this angle. Supposedly hard tools like git rebase are totally understandable when you view them with the appropriate foundational knowledge.

Git is a tool which you will reach for hundreds of times a day, every day, for your entire career. Maybe it's worth learning about properly.

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Well, that is an interesting read.
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RT @gregpmiller@twitter.activitypub.actor
For more than half a century, countries all over the world trusted a single company to keep the communications of their spies, soldiers and diplomats secret.

The Swiss company, Crypto AG, was secretly owned by the CIA.
wapo.st/crypto
twitter.com/gregpmiller/status

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If you have a #pinephone but have had a hard time downloading the ubtouch image you are not alone, but you can have a copy of the successful download I got by clicking here: toot-lab.reclaim.technology/ub

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Hi, I'm Dan and I'm a #mastoholic
I enjoy hiking, coding, beer and music. I'm a bit shy and kind of random (hehe).

#mastomonday

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All (male) SourceHut employees will be required to wear skirts

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