Finally found out how to vanquish the insidious systemd-resolved gremlins in recent Ubuntu-based distros
There's this file "/usr/lib/NetworkManager/conf.d/10-dns-resolved.conf" that you have to shadow with a file of the same name in /etc/NetworkManager/conf.d
So then, in this new file, say you want to use resolvconf again. This is the configuration:
(dpkg-reconfigure resolvconf and then reboot. resolv.conf should be correct again!)
related: it's awesome to see Firefox Multi-account Containers work as designed. I was signed in to YouTube (container), and tried to go to Google Voice without the container. It asks me to sign in.
Going to Voice in the container picked up that I was already signed in.
OK, I can delete multiple call records on web, but that brings me to my next issue:
a boot to the head for whoever thought not supporting the keyboard while selecting was a great idea.
CAVEAT: I may not know what I'm talking about.
Am I to believe that Slack responded to their apparent "auth creds never expire and can be replayed" security hole by simply making the auth token expire sooner? Tokens can be replayed, but just not forever.
That's what it sounds like to me.
Of course, as an end user, this tech debt is shoveled onto me in the form of being periodically (randomly) logged out.
my other DDG search of "create docker image from scratch" isn't doing much better, though the results at least have the REAL Docker in them.
While I think it's cool that newer chat systems natively do "multi-device" support, I'm fine with having a client always connected behind a screen and having "persistence" that way.
The clients for these new systems are abusive to and inconsiderate of my resources (whether device or network). Yet it's somehow my fault for not getting with the times.
>181 people are typing furiously...
IRC "replacements" like Slack and Discord rub me the wrong way. Not just because "IRC has always worked, and just because DCC is bullshit doesn't mean IRC is bullshit", but because of other reasons.
Slack and Discord don't seem to have text clients I can run like I can with irssi. That's right -- I want to make the new hotness look like EPIC4 in 1997. I can make IRC as delivered through Hexchat look like that...
There are other reasons, but this is the biggest one.
SCCM to push updates to shitty Windows machines is fine, but then SCCM doesn't pop up the "you need to reboot" dialog until well past the time I'm even there, and the machine reboots in the middle of the night.
If nothing else is fixed, make that stupid dialog pop up right after the updates are applied and make sure I see it first. At least then I can close all the bullshit I have to run and walk away for 30 minutes while it sorts itself.
some guy on reddit claims he "never notice"s when the scheduled-ass reboot of his phone happens every week
he must not require a password to start the phone. He must not have bluetooth that resets all the volumes to stupid low levels every restart.
Otherwise, he'd damned-well notice.
Improving the software to not require a reboot every week is the solution. Rebooting to hide the problem is not.
That goes for Windows desktops, too.
Whenever I see crappy font changes like this, I internally read it like how the Camp Krusty video tape sounded when Mr. Black dubbed his name over Krusty in The Simpsons
Or, "No, I don't want your fucking app" 2.0
It just explains itself, really...
commit comment "edit profile" and-quit
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!