#rga: #ripgrep, but also search in PDFs, E-Books, Office documents, zip, tar.gz, etc. | #rg https://phiresky.github.io/blog/2019/rga--ripgrep-for-zip-targz-docx-odt-epub-jpg/
Matrix goes 1.0! Let's see an #OpenSource future for instant messaging!
I was thinking the same, I really want to try that.
We found aquafaba meringue works better with some tartaric acid. It tends to not dry otherwise.
I once made the mistake of running pip as root to install software system wide. I didn't know it would overwrite files from the distribution's package manager in /usr/…
I want it
Open letter to fediverse about purism
is fine, but remember their prime motive is not to be a social media giant. They intent was to provide libre hardware and software (gnu/linux) to the masses. Something that is missing right now with Android and iOS oligarchy. Let them do that and do not undermine their progress. As for #libremone, Give their code of conduct a chance, and don't get enraged before something actually happens.
Wow, I am a bit overwhelmed by the current reactions in my timeline about the recent #Firefox disaster.
Yes, it sucks. Yes, this shall not happen. Never. There is no good excuse.
But, hey changing now towards a browser developed by the largest advertiser and tracker on the planet is not the right solution. They already dominate large parts of the web so helping them by leaving the last Browser bastion is not a smart idea!
Jonathan Leighton writes it much better than I could: we must base our ethics on reducing suffering for all sentient beings, and in particular extreme suffering.
In particular, switching from eating beef to chickens, fish or even insects because it helps with climate change is fundamentally speciesist, it's torturing sentient beings because it helps humans.
We need compassion for sentient beings, not for abstract systems that are not themselves sentient.
Sorry for the medium link, but I think this is worth a read.
I need to look more into it. I tried to use it for Swedish but I didn't find a good set of flashcards.
Con: you have to type your password when you start your computer, which might be most of the boot time if you have an SSD. Also of course you really can't afford to forget your passphrase. It's also a little bit harder to configure.
Pro: you're safe if your laptop gets stolen or if someone randomly looks into your old hard drive.
I personally encrypt everything now with Luks. It works really well.
thought experiment: a cat is in a box containing decaying nuclear material and poison gas. the box is on some trolley tracks. as the trolley approaches the box, it has all its parts systematically replaced so that no original part remains by the time it strikes the box. inside the trolley is a man receiving instructions on levers to pull in Chinese. do you take the money?
The first episode of Wildness, the new podcast by the Wild Animal Initiative, is out!
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