I recently got a couple of Wifi controlled plugs, and flashed them to Tasmota firmware to make them locally-controllable. Instructions here:
I've been playing with the coconut programming language, which is python language extension. I've put down some thoughts:
Ah, first dark pattern discovered. Default search engine is Bing (fine). But when you change it to something else, it actually keeps the search on the new tab page as Bing. And it focuses the search bar when you open a new tab. So you still use Bing even though you don’t want to.
Hi fosstodon, I made a video series diving into the network stack and what is involved in loading a web page:
I'm keen for feedback! 🙂
Plasma 5.20, by all accounts a massive release, is here. Plasma 5.20 comes with tons of new features and improvements which will make your Plasma desktop experience easier, smoother and more fun.
Can we please, please – PLEASE! not make the nonsensical US date format month/day/year the default in applications? 🤦♂️
PRE 👏 TTY 👏 PLEASE
And to all users of that format: it makes no sense, it's counter-intuitive, it makes collaboration frustrating, it introduces inconsistencies and errors... Just stop. Please. Use international standards.
(And don't get me started on your other units of weights, volumes and distances. Bloody hell.)
Boost if I'm right.
Happy 25th birthday to Windows 95!
It's not Linux or FOSS of any kind, but its design metaphors heavily influenced nearly every desktop interface to come after.
It (or one of its later W9x descendants) were also the first OS for a large number of people, including the person writing this toot 😊.
Sweet, this is the first time my cron job script has naturally worked where I didn't need to troubleshoot and then manually run to test it. 😀
@kev @cooper @mike I'm looking into an RSS reader to move to after I discovered feedly won't let me follow RSS feeds from reddit without buying a paid membership.
What I'm looking for is:
* FOSS/FOSS supporting
* Happy paid hosted service, as long as my money is going to improve FOSS
The only one I've found so far is NewsBlur. Do you have any alternatives, or have you used NewsBlur?
@itguyeric I just listened to your episode on the Linux Spotlight podcast, and thought it was a great chat. Very good insight from you, also, on burnout etc.
I wrote a thing!
Grep and Sed to Modify All Files in Directory
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