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 😊.
@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.
System76 sound like they are making a nice mechanical keyboard:
This is a great article on what is wrong with iOS and the App Store: https://telegra.ph/7-Myths-Apple-Is-Using-to-Justify-Their-30-Tax-on-Apps-07-28
Year 3 begins!
Two years ago on this day, I wrote my first #Linux article at Forbes
and this amazing little adventure got underway.
I've recently been setting up the new Kea DHCP server for use at my work environment, and I have to say it's a very nice piece of software. It has a very nice api interface to control the running server.
I also wrote a script to scan a local link for devices and turn them into reservations: https://jaytuckey.name/2020/05/14/a-script-to-scan-a-network-range-and-create-kea-dhcp-reservations-for-devices-it-finds/
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