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poltergeist levels are currently at 72% but fluctuating wildly

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"Hi! Thanks for coming to $vendor for an interview. Tell me, what made you want to apply for this position?"

I think hardware vendors are fucking idiots and I'm here to set this trainwreck straight.

"...okay, thanks for coming in, we'll be in touch"

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Bought Adesso Xtream G1 headset for someone, because it was one of the cheapest USB headsets around.

Piece of shit is advertised as an USB headset and it's just a regular 3.5mm jack headset with an extra USB plug used for powering LEDs.

I'm officially a grownup now, falling for things like this.

Shit it didnt age as well as i remembered

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Question about rack mounting... I'm interested in getting a small rack and an ATX case in rack mounting format to transplant my mid-tower home server to... But all those rack mount cases only have mounting parts at the front. Is that how it's done? Or how do I secure the back? Does it float? This question has been driving me batty. I can't find the answer. It's probably a question too noobish...

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The social distancing ended too soon. Not mentally ready to see people but they already started storming my house. It was such nice 3 months of just instant messages but everything that's good must come to an end.

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Ok, this is really nice!

Stores git (github/gitlab/etc) issues locally, allows using them via a TUI and local web server + offline + bidirectional sync.

I just chuckled on an issue opened in my repo. Gave up using translated software a long time ago because of the often ridiculous translations. Translations like this one:

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That looks better! My swarm can now join jitsi and zoom meetings by using pyfakewebcam and the v4l2loopback kernel module (with exclusive_caps=1 parameter)

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first alpha release of #briar desktop:

😻 yeah!!! 👏 I haven't tested it, but I was already waiting for it.

👉 the developer is looking for a #debian package maintainer. so a boost might help to find that person? :goose_peek:

you have no idea what #birar is?

"#Briar is a messaging app designed for activists, journalists, and anyone else who needs a safe, easy and robust way to communicate.

Unlike traditional messaging apps, Briar doesn’t rely on a central server - messages are synchronized directly between the users’ devices.

If the internet’s down, Briar can sync via Bluetooth or Wi-Fi, keeping the information flowing in a crisis.

If the internet’s up, Briar can sync via the Tor network, protecting users and their relationships from surveillance."

read more about it here:

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hi fedi!

us in the cabal club are spending the next 7 weeks creating a subjective moderation system for cabal: a volunteer-driven & open source p2p project for resilient chat. [1]

we think it's important to ground the implementation in lived experiences, hearing concerns, and just listening to other people a bit

we're looking for people to interview & prioritizing those who identify as trans and/or women. please dm me if you are interested

thank you!


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