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Slow internet πŸ¦₯? It is not always your ISP's fault. Having a good wireless router makes a difference too⚑

β€’ The best code is no code, or code you don’t have to maintain
β€’ Sometimes you have to stop sharpening the saw, and just start cutting
... And more gems
simplethread.com/20-things-ive

Save time, bandwidth and disk usage while cloning a repo by running a partial clone.
It fetches entire commit history but avoids downloading file patches for entire history until checked out.

git clone --filter=blob:none <url>

:github: :gitlab: :gitea:

If someone asks you to explain the gap in your resume, just say "I can't answer that without violating an NDA."

It's a really cool way to tell them to fuck off. They don't have to know that the NDA was issued by you to you, and signed by you on behalf of you.

Another outage πŸ™
I now have many contacts on and this is getting difficult. Wish decentralized systems like or should have been mainstream.

Recently learnt that has a feature called "systemd timers" that can be used as an alternative to cronjobs for scheduling tasks
opensource.com/article/20/7/sy

My tiny little HTTP proxy server is enduring attacks form past few days. The scripts which extract abusive IPs from logs are having difficulty running as these millions of requests are generating gigabytes of logs. Updated logrotate from daily to hourly which helped reduce the current log size and it is still running πŸ˜ͺ

New client looks pretty slick πŸ‘Œ
Love the new adaptive icon too❣️ Thanks @fdroidorg team for the modernization efforts!

Destructuring assignment in

str="sedan honda civic"
read type brand model <<< "$str"

echo $type # sedan
echo $brand # honda
echo $model # civic

favicons are awesome! Crisp image and dark mode detection among other features.
austingil.com/svg-favicons/

Have you seen already? It's an distribution for your PCs! And here's the best part: It comes pre-loaded with and the promise to respect your .

blissos.org/

Hello Fediverse!
Almost 9 years after our very first tweet announcing the creation of the project, we're now happy to publish our very first toot :blobcatheadphones:

We are an international team of contributors of code and otherwise. Together we work on the the most popular open source podcast app for Android. And we would love to get you on board πŸ‘‰ antennapod.org/contribute

What we like to do in our spare time? Listening to podcasts!

#introduction #podcast #OpenSource #FOSS #Android #Java

I've just tried out the latest version of @inkscape and I'm stunned! So clean, modern and just fantastic! πŸ‘

The dark mode is great and I like the pre-start screen very much where you can choose your document's size based on templates like DIN-A4, 4K or program icons. There are also templates for social media like Facebook, Twitter etc.

What about adding Mastodon headers to the templates? πŸ˜‰

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