I really dig fswebcam but it doesn’t give me as much control as I need. Guess I have to roll my own in a python script.

@dshafik Maybe somebody taking advantage of international currency/taxation on luxury goods?

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I have a thinkpad mobo and a broken case, should I just put it in a box and use it as a desktop?

@crash_override Old junked laptops make a great basement server as long as you don’t have to buy new bits. If you have to buy new bits your better off selling it.

Cool. My Raspbian Stretch install decided to bork itself. Buster on the command line won’t be anything different so I guess it was just a boring force upgrade.

Has anybody pushed Google Apps Scripts to their limit? Seems like a spreadsheet could power a good quantity of web bots and things.

@unlofl @Ianj001
At my house so not terribly interesting.
He dropped a new RCN line and got rid of some garbage lines left behind by Comcast.

We now start the 2 hour service window because my cable company wants to inspect the hardware on my property.

Anybody have experience printing and binding zines? Feels like all the good software assumes I have a printing press.

Never understood people who crap on pine. Sure it is soft but it has a lot of character that shines if you put in the effort.

@radicalrobit any concerns about how hot the Pi4 reportedly runs?

@ZoeyGlobe what about banana flavored ice cream like Chunky Monkey?

Anybody have experience with PrusaSlicer yet? Only used it for one print and it was fine.

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Bought an old ThinkPad to replace 3 older laptops that gather dust.
Every other month I need a physical Linux box for something or other so this is a step.

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