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Many recommend doing a spring cleaning of one’s passwords: make sure they’re not leaked, secure enough, and still relevant.

While generally being a good advice, it might be overwhelming for people like me with 300+ passwords in their vault.

That’s why, starting today, every day is a spring cleaning for me. Set a timer for 10–20 minutes and monitor as many accounts as you can!

Today’s “invention”: a Handler for Python’s `logging` that logs to either stdout or stderr based on the log record’s level

github.com/NickKaramoff/Double

Pretty sure there already exists a solution, but I couldn’t find any 🤷‍♂️

Why aren't there any open-source antiviruses? There is ClamAV, which is barely used, and isn't that good to begin with.

Is it because the attackers can easily bypass the security of the code is in the open? Or is it because the market is already oversaturated?

Is there even a reason to try and make an open-source antivirus, that can compete with big players like Avira, Kaspersky, and others?

Took me 5 hours or something 🙄

So long actually, that a newer version came out while I was downloading the older one 😂

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Mozilla's servers ain't doing great today... :blobcatdizzy:

This is me trying to update my Firefox Dev Edition

My final strategy: use SumatraPDF or XpdfReader for everyday PDF files, use Foxit for XFA support and more functionality

All the programs are magnitudes better than Adobe Reader 🤣

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Alright, I have done some testing and here's my verdict:

— Sumatra (@sotolf, @iooioio) — really snappy — love it!
— Foxit (@sotolf, @kev) — not open-source, but free and the only one that supports XFA
— muPDF (@yyp) — dead simple (maybe too simple 😅) and doesn't work as good on big PDFs as Sumatra does
— XpdfReader — similar to Sumatra: really snappy and with cleaner (albeit uglier) interface
— Okular (@yyf) — couldn't install since it's only available in MS Store :(

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Any recommendations for a PDF viewer for Windows? Preferably open-source, of course, but to be honest with you I'm ready to use anything that isn't Adobe Reader 🤮

The final result is:

* R = 25%
* G = 40%
* B = 36%

As expected (and described in the thread), the gamut is pretty low (ie. not an immense possibility of colours, due to fact that masto polls options sum is 100)

0..100 to 0..255 (in gimp) give:

* R = 63.8 (64)
* G = 102
* B = 91.8 (92)

HTML: #40665C

It's a soft, dark, bluish green!

It's complimentary color is #66404A (102,64,74)

Its triadic scheme:
#5C4066 (92,64,102) and #665C40 (102,92,64)

We could call it "Fédi-vert"?

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So, in January I started using a YubiKey for my PGP needs. I made a new PGP key for it and signed it with my old one (to show that I "acknowledge" my new key)

On April 2nd my old key expired. I didn't care as I don't use it any more. However, Thunderbird didn't allow me to send an email, because my new key was signed with an expired key. So, I had to prolong it before doing so.

Is it a Thunderbird bug or a PGP feature? What is the correct way of dealing with expired keys' signatures?

Rebooting the computer (or even, turning IPv6 on and off) seems to solve the issue every time...

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Although I can now see, that even IPv6 DNS servers are not accessible. Seems like something is wrong in the whole infrastructure...

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I can't even connect to the IPv6 address directly; does my provider block it?

Aw, shucks. I guess I have to phone them...

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The problem is back, and it's... IPv6

Now when I try to ping/traceroute the IPv4 address of PyPI, it works flawlessly. But when I input "pypi.org", my network prefers the IPv6 address and finds no route to host 🤔

I guess it's the ISP problem because I can't get past the first hop

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Weird: this happens on my laptop only. When I do it on my phone, it shows a different, expected result: 5 hops through my ISP 🤔

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Anyone having problems with PyPI today? The site works flawlessly, but the packages take ages to install. Pip takes 2 minutes for what earlier happened in 10 seconds. Poetry hangs completely :(

Pylance: I am the best Python language server for VSCode!

Also Pylance: No, you can't use a List[str] as an Iterable[str], that's a no-no!

Do I not understand how Python types work? 😂

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