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new arch install worked on first boot :wizardcat:

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Reason number 4196 why I like my laptop:

The expansion card system is somewhat open-source and *of course* someone designed a snack drawer!

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Happy Birthday, Linux!

30 years of age.
31,479,666 lines of code.
10.4 changes per hour.
1,031,305 commits.
Almost 25,000 contributors.

Countless freedoms ❀️

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someone on art station created fan art of Ba Sing Se and it's so fucking good I feel the need to share it because it just looks amazing

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After scrolling through social media as a replacement for actual interaction.

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the default layer setup on this mechanical keyboard had been bugging me for a while, and i used keyd to finally swap the f-keys with the media keys :happycat:

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found keyd today, which is a neat little utility to do simple key remapping on a per-keyboard basis in linux. it's in the aur if you're on arch.

Desktop CPU history for fun:

Athlon XP 2200+

Core i7 920

Ryzen 9 5950x

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the local computer shop actually had graphics cards in stock for okay prices, so i'm finally pulling the trigger and building a new desktop.

it's been 11 years since my last build :blimey:

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Debian's CD team is warming up their build server - did you know it uses 88 CPUs, 377GiB of RAM and over 8TiB of SSDs to generate images for bullseye's 9 architectures? #ReleasingDebianBullseye

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πŸŽ‰ Owncast v0.0.8 is out πŸŽ‰

Host your own video streaming instance and say goodbye to Twitch!

- Chat moderation
- Embeddable chat
- Custom emoji
- Lots of fixes!

Get Owncast:

Full Changelog:

$600m crypto hack? someone's desperately trying to figure out how to get into monero today.


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The year is 2025

There are five browser cores:
- webkit
- chromium
- gecko
- servo
- youtube-dl, which ended up implementing a full-fledged browser in python to keep successfully downloading videos

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