People usually laugh when I tell them the difference between and : GitHub is a closed source software used to develop mainly open source software, while GitLab is an open source software used to develop mainly closed source software πŸ˜‚

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@cwebber back in '06 I was at a big LAN. At one point they brought up some volunteers to a stage and let them compete in a quiz-like competition. One of the challenges was "imitate the sound a modem makes when dialing up."

They all stared at each other, completely silent. None of them had heard a dial-up modem or even knew that modems at one point had made sounds.

That's the first time I ever felt old.

Found out that other companies writing software for the company I work for use . I prefer flow. It's much easier b/c you create feature and hotfix branches from the default branch and you don't need extra tooling. GitLab :gitlab: documentation makes a pretty good point about it

... and setup jitsi meet πŸ“½οΈ with the same ansible script ❀️

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Do you already enjoy your account at You're familiar with basic linux stuff? Be a part of and setup your own for friends and family! It's quite easy with this ansible script

Two years ago I have started to write unit tests because I was so sick of my colleagues messing up my work when they did changes to it. I have started to do test driven development this year. And I absolutely ❀️ it. It influences the creative process of writing complex programs in the most simple way very positively

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submodules works like a charm when you want to combine some playbooks and run them from a "lead" playbook.

Reading through βœ… Got my first app running using βœ… Implementing a circular buffer in Rust πŸš€

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My Dad just asked my why Libre Office changed the save icon to a down arrow, I showed him this pic to explain πŸ˜‚

Activated firewall in a remote machine, but forgot to allow ssh

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Have you ever spent time working on something you really enjoyed and that totally kicks ass? And when you're finished, you find out that the artifact is totally useless and can be replaced by something that has already existed and is much better However, it was fun!

Hey @kev ! Where can one get such an avatar in the style of yours?

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Now releasing: FediverseCast episode 3!

In this episode I talk about how the Fediverse doesn't actually solve any of social media's problems... but how it might!


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Please don't overcrowd rooms, if the room says full, you should not enter. No sitting on stairs or in aisles inside a devroom for fire safety this is not allowed!

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Today DigitalSovereignty .org launched. An open platform where everyone who has something to say about this hot and important topic can post. Let me know if you want to contribute a text.

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