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I mean I was going to read some news articles about an hour and a half ago, profession obsessing over social media for the past hour and a half… awesome.

Aww crap I forgot that replying with the visibility set to public on my own toot STILL posts to the local timeline.

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Which apparently isn’t really meant for Mastodon? It’s basically just twitter but for Mastodon servers?

Idk what he’s going on about with random usage tests and people being confused about geographic locations with servers being a “new concept”.

Like I understand that some folks aren’t really technologically inclined but I don’t think the solution is to limit usage and discovery entirely.

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Let’s try this again, why is it written publish instead of toot? Why is it written reblog instead of boost? Why are the replies in this weird rectangle thing? Also, why can I not just save as draft if something is not posting?

So I virtualized my router…and somehow it’s MORE stable than when it was running on bare metal…

Sometimes I think of making an account that only publishes the stupid shit that people think IT takes care of.

No MAUDE we won’t give you the tape that we got from office management. Go get your own damn tape.

No Jeff you can’t use our fucking stapler! Go use the one you can get from office management!

PCI passthrough was a pain in the ass to get working.

Finally figured out I had to pass `pci_acs_override=downstream,multifunction` to the kernel to enable the ACS patches so that I could separate the RealTek NIC from the electrical IOMMU group that it was sharing with the storage controller

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Maybe want to go with PCI pass through as the NIC to be used is pci

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pfSense works fine with the new modem on raw hardware...but not virtualized, any ideas?

Pi Zero + LibreELEC = cheapest way to add AirPlay support to any AUX-available speaker in less than 15 minutes

S:Good evening sir, may I ask, have you been vaccinated against COVID-19?

C:Yes I have been, 2 doses

S:Perfect, please come right this way to the section for the fully vaccinated.

ISO_URL=${UBUNTU_VER_NUM}/release/$(curl${UBUNTU_VER_NUM}/release/ 2>/dev/null \
| egrep "xubuntu-${UBUNTU_VER_NUM}.*-desktop-amd64.iso" \
| sed -r 's/[[:space:]][[:space:]]*/ /g' | cut -d' ' -f 9 | head -n1)

How do you tell someone to stop being a moron without telling them to stop being a moron?

I'm SO done with turning volume up and down between the videos I watch!

inappropriate, news 

Rainbow dildo butt monkey is not a phrase I ever expected to see

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