@russsaidwords yeah, I get that. And gnome shell is not totally terrible. But I like my wm to be smarter than me when it comes to layouts.
@stavros ah shit. I hope it's not my crappy sewage you're having to scrub into non-potable gray water ....
@stavros I go back and forth. I feel like the best kind of nerd when I use a trackball. But it's hard to toss in a bag, and it's different enough that when you try to go back to a mouse it's a little awkward. So mouse ends up winning. Of course, keyboard is always better than both :)
The best thing I ever did on the internet was install https://makemediumreadable.com/
There's some quality content on Medium. But did they let the product team fuck us all in the asshole?
I love watching a small nerd community move. Sacha suggests a post about the bakery run on emacs from a tweet response, and then he writes it, and then it shows up on hnews ... delightful: https://bofh.org.uk/2019/02/25/baking-with-emacs/
Thanks to this fantastic post https://hookrace.net/blog/linux-desktop-setup/ ... I discovered #dtach this morning. Which is way more inline with how I use tmux (not as a multiplexer, but just a background task keeper). So far, pure joy. Also, #emacs doesn't have a stupid lag in evil-mode when I hit esc, #tmux, I'm looking at you.
@stavros now you have to come to the states and turn your light on and off from a different continent
Curiously, the impetus to this switch was having to install Spotify on linux with a #snap package that insisted on storing files in a non-dotfile path in my home directory. The hell I need that home pollution.
Chunt's up with that, indeed #magictavern
@lukepighetti Indeed. But some of the people I most respect in this world were great at writing docs that were readable. It's both a skill and an art.
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