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Finding so much help in the talks. I'd strongly recommend watching it if you're struggling adopting / as your daily driver!

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Very nice that the #nixcon stream website shows a Nix command to just start VLC. You don't have to install it before.

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I am convinced that what #linux needs is an accessible (for non-technical users) #nix or #guix based distro with graphical install, package management, system configuration and revision/generation management tools, so that common people can benefit from reproducible package management and configuration without becoming sysadmins or developers.

I ache for the day when I don't have to recommend new users to use some Ubuntu-based distro just because they're the least terrible of all the non-programmer options.

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Hey Firefox it would be cool if you didn't register yourself as literally every protocol handler

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Boop, Boop.

This #pleroma instance is now hosted on a NixOS machine hosted by the Stolon assotiation!

The #NixOS module used for this deployment is available here with some instructions: https://git.alternativebit.fr/NinjaTrappeur/pleroma-otp-nixos

I tried to make it pretty generic and sensible, it should be re-useable for your own deployment. I'm planning to upstream it no Nixpkgs in a near future.

Special thanks to dam64, @samae, @alice and @flokli for their help and feedback :)
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"For 18 months, residents of a village in Wales have been mystified as to why their broadband internet crashed every morning.

Now engineers have finally identified the reason: A second-hand television that emitted a signal that interfered with the connection."

reddit.com/r/networking/commen

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The new design of the #NixOS website nixos.org/ is online! It is made by a professional designer and implemented by the NixOS marketing team. The landingpage is ready, the other pages will be redesigned in the next days.

You can follow the progress here: discourse.nixos.org/t/new-nixo

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Nice to hear that Github is finally replacing the term master with billgates

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talk like a pirate day 

the public domain has been stolen from us by paid-for legislation and piracy is a form of civil disobedience

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Ignore the 嚚嚚嚚嚚嚚嚚嚚嚚嚚 text.
Ignore the ♀ color scheme.
Ignore the lack of icons.
It's not about all that.
It's about precision, speed, control允, and making programs talk to each other.
You become the interface, and it's powerful.仁
cc @katychuang

#nixos on my MacBook, latest findings 

* enable the webcam with the option hardware.facetimehd.enable
* configure mac-like trackpad gestures with fusuma (Magic Trackpad 2 does not behave as nice as the built-in, though
* find options and packages from the CLI with manix

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Fairphone 3+ features upgraded front and back cameras. However, Fairphone 3 users can buy the camera modules separately and install them in their phones if they want. How have we allowed something so obvious to look so extraordinary? ifixit.com/News/43623/fairphon

So I buy this "second hand - like new" lamp from Amazon and it arrives with half of the pieces... I was already fed up with Amazon, but what the hell. Not even a wall plug hahaha What better excuse than to stop being a lazy ass and walk down to the local store to get it.

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Paraphrasing something I said on a GNU mailing list about SourceHut's "alpha" status:

The alpha and beta milestones are how we're driving the software well above and beyond the levels of quality typical of our domain. Today, during the alpha, sourcehut is *already* the fastest and most reliable software forge, period. But we're not impressed by the competition, which is why I set our goals even higher, and why it's still considered in alpha.

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