Seriously, this got fucking favourited. Jesus suffering fuck!

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Mastodon.Technology: where you can toot a technology related post and no one fucking answers. Because they're all answering comical posts instead!

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I've been a dedicated MX Linux user for a couple of years now. However I've recently installed Manjaro on an old laptop and I have to admit I really fucking like it. I'm now seriously considering wiping out my main machine for Manjaro. Dilemma, of the First World problem type.

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Googleads is misleading people searching for . Please help retweet (if you are on twitter) to stop this.

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me: i would like to buy one general-purpose computer please

apple: no

microsoft: maybe

dell: if you're a developer, ok for now

weird small linux manufacturers: duuuuuude try a drag of this one, maaaaaaaan, it'll make you see the bits in your miiiiiiiiiind

I wonder if tonight's sunset will be as colourful as last nights.

Well, eight teenagers just tried to batter one of my neighbours door in with golf clubs and baseball bats, and smashed a child's bedroom window while they were asleep. Just another Saturday night under lockdown!

Of course, Scotland's finest took over half an hour to show up.

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If you use the Utah Salt Lake City repos (switch to them with mx-repo-manager if you want), you should be safe.

Mirrors will catch up over the next 12 hours or so.

Thanks and sorry about that!

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Accidents happen...don't update for a while...

There is a repo package problem in the MX main not update...see this message for details.


Is it just me or are Samsung adverts now officially more annoying than Apple adverts?

Installing Fedora 32 Jam on a spare HDD.



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So. Tonight at dinner I was telling Penney about how Adobe Flash is going away, because it's full of security vulnerabilities, and none of the new web browsers will support it, but that's okay, because now there's HTML5, and it'll do the job and it's more secure, but that means a lot of web-based apps and websites that use Adobe Flash now have to be re-written to work with HTML5, and..
And that's when I noticed that she was in a complete catatonic state.

Who the hell would want to get within two metres of him even without Coronavirus doing the rounds?

One of the current requirements from Her Majesty's (his Mother's) Government here in the UK is to stay at home and only travel if absolutely essential.


Anyone else pushing the limits of their VPN and Torrenting a fuck-load of shows and movies they said previously they would only watch if the world ended? Police Academy 1 thru 7 here I come!

BTW, I have no fever, sore throat, or cough.

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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!