I need a happy medium or Goldilocks zone desktop environment that it based and right in between and .

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I did so much wood work and yard work over the weekend, that my hands are a bit roughed up. My doesn't even recognize my fingerprint anymore. I guess I will have to use the unlock pattern until the hands recover.

My password on the Windows machine (and domain) expired today at work. Now, I can't think of a new, likable password. They changed the password requirements and made them more strict. This is causing the challenge.

Was watching the news this morning and I know that we are almost back to normal, in regards to this pandemic. People are back to their pre-pandemic activities. Four consecutive stories of shootings throughout the region and one in Times Square. I guess it's a sign of progress, but a very peculiar one at that.

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It was nearly 90 American today (30°C to the rest of the world). Of course it's grilling season

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42nd st and telegraph in Oakland. Open call for Team Pfizer. No insurance? No appointment? No problem.

I just compared the most modern and lightweight distros in an empirical manner to determine who the lightweight champion is. If you are looking for a distro that runs great on a VM or older hardware, please have a read.


So, I tried today and I didn't expect to be disappointed, but here I am. I don't like , in fact it is making me consider a different distro and different DE for a laptop that I have that currently runs Fedora. Lately, with the kernel has really been my favorite. But, I don't want 2 machines with the same distro. So, the search for another distro continues. I think may be a contender.

I recently went with for a cloud vps . It is 2 CPU/2 GB RAM/40 GB SSD/~5 USD per month. I have installed as a on an server.

provided me with a free domain name and DNS. I just added an A record on cloudns and pointed it to the IP of the vps.

Then, I modified a nextcloud config file and added the free domain to the trusted section.

Finally, I setup SSL encryption with .

Now I have my own nextcloud server! Thank you all!

So I went with for a cloud server. It is 2 CPU, 2 GB RAM, and 40 GB SSD. I have installed as a on an server. Now it is time to add an SSL certificate. However, it seems that I need to get a domain name (DNS entry to the IP address).

Who do you all recommend for cheap or free domain names?

I am looking to create a instance in the cloud mainly for files. Which hosting provider do you recommend and why?

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this has been asked numerous times but what's the best way to run a website in 2021 that is
1. low cost
2. mutual aid friendly
3. easy to maintain and manage by a non-technical user

please boost :boost_ok:

Received a support call in the middle of the night. Logged on via VPN to resolve the issue. When trying to RDP into the server causing issues, I learned that the credentials on file don't work.

It's always funny when IT needs the support before providing the support.

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Signal fires back hard at Cellebrite:
"We are of course willing to responsibly disclose the specific vulnerabilities we know about to Cellebrite if they do the same for all the vulnerabilities they use in their physical extraction and other services to their respective vendors, now and in the future."
🔥 🔥 🔥

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Sharing a list of online bookstores I know about so you don't have to buy from Amazon or B&N (EXPAND) 

McSweeney’s, independent nonprofit publishing company

Detritus Books

Firestorm Coop, collectively-owned radical bookstore

AK Press, worker-run, collectively-managed, anarchist publishing and distribution

Thriftbooks, huge independent bookseller, sells new and used books for good prices

Fellow Traveler, bookstore owned and operated by Listen Left Audiobooks

Small Beer Press, publisher of fantasy and literary fiction

Left Wing Books, publisher and distributor of radical books and pamphlets

Bookshop⁣.org, online bookstore with a mission to support local bookstores

#book #books #bookstore #online #boycottamazon #indie #independant

The following have the a modern LTS kernel and run systemd. Of these choices only, which is lightest on resources?

Woke people need to go back to sleep. Life was better when they were unconscious.

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Ventoy, a tool to create a bootable USB drive by simply copying the ISO to the USB, has been updated to version 1.0.40, bringing support for creating persistent USB drives for and .

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