tip of the day: You can literally travel back in time. To jump to the state a file had 10 minutes ago, use the following command:

:earlier 10m

To then go forward in time 1 minute, use this command:

:later 1m

Using the as my dev device let me look into some low-level programming languages again. Also got some refreshing insights into recent C standards and the correlation to the UNIX/POSIX system. BTW: can highly recommend both books!

I like how friendly the Rust documentation tends to be :)

"Even though compiler errors can be frustrating, they only mean your program isn’t safely doing what you want it to do yet; they do *not* mean that you’re not a good programmer! Experienced Rustaceans still get compiler errors."


Next FOSDEM: 6 & 7 February 2021, online

FOSDEM 2021 will take place on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 February 2021 as an online event.

Please bear with us while we work out the specifics. Further details and calls for participation will be announced in the coming weeks.

@PINE64 manjaro sway on sd card is AMAZING! Light and fast. Lots of fun to fiddle around with and I could even see using it for some light dev workflows.

Great news: #Pinephone by @thepine64 will be shipped with @ManjaroLinuxARM next. Two variants will be available:

* Regular - 2GB RAM/ 16GB eMMC
* Convergence Package - 3GB RAM/ 32GB eMMC bundled with a USB-C dock.

Pre-oders open mid September. forum.manjaro.org/t/18369

Original tweet : twitter.com/ManjaroLinux/statu

is a clean .

Foliate is an ebook reader featuring a clean layout that hides away controls as the user reads. Foliate reads many ebook formats, including , , and formats. Foliate supports several page layouts, text stylings, as well as bookmarks and annotations, and built in word lookup and text to speech dispatcher.

Website 🔗️: johnfactotum.github.io/foliate

We're proud to announce that we're now an ARM Ecosystem Partner!

More news on the subject (including a collaboration with @ArmSoftwareDev@twitter.com) coming in the near future.


Can we talk about how Electron doesn't support Wayland so when you fractionally scale on a HiDPI monitor, every app written in that stack looks like fuzzy garbage? I know it's Chromium's fault, but also like ... they hitched their wagon to that cart so ...

Oracle thinking of buying tictoc...
Well that's a sure way to kill it, good thinking Americans

Running Regolith on Archlinux? That's exactly what @joshuaCrewe and others are doing : github.com/gardotd426/regolith

Contributions are welcome!

The new 20.08 release of is out and I’m glad to see the edition being offered across the board of supported ARM devices by the core team now… forum.manjaro.org/t/manjaro-ar

To celebrate our brand new forum setup, we have also released 20.08 of Manjaro ARM, for a wide range of devices.

This release also sees the #i3 and #sway editions become defaults, just like #xfce and #plasma has been for some time.

Check out the announcement at:


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