@sir A great read. Do you (or anybody else for that matter) have a list of companies who have kowtowed to China? I'd like to also start avoiding them where I can.

Neovim has adopted builds.sr.ht for OpenBSD CI 🎉 welcome to Sourcehut!

@sir As another reply noted: you don't get to use uBlock Origin. Do you notice ads as much while using qutebrowser's host-based adblocking? Actually interested in using qutebrowser since I've switched to Sway, but don't like looking at ads.

@sir I enjoyed it. Also downloaded; hope you don't mind. Thanks for the music.

When you correct someone on terminology, you deeply hurt your chances at winning them over to your worldview. You should be willing to sacrifice the correct words if it means you can win the correct thoughts

Since offering a reward for people to start a blog, a dozen people have sent me emails and mastodon messages asking me to pay up for the blog they created two months ago, or accept their lazy 100 word article about how they set up their "blog", or for their non-technical blog about being discriminated against for their flavor of the week and I'm a priviledged asshole for not giving them money to support their flavor...

Listen. Don't be that guy. You're ruining a good thing.

@mario_afk I don't use Wayland for gaming. I use my Windows VM. However, some less-intensive games like Minecraft, Slay the Spire, and Stardew Valley run fine from my testing. Mouse capture works fine. If you're interested, give it a shot and see if it works for you. If it doesn't, too bad, maybe it will improve in the future. If it does, huzzah!

Part of @sir drive for more blogging I posted a first post of several about the difference between Users and Contributors in Floss.


Another blog as a result of @sir's blog drive on the topic of why I use Linux and Windows concurrently. Controversial opinion warning.


@sir So just to be super clear: to satisfy your challenge, I'd need 4 total posts relating to tech, but you wouldn't disqualify someone if they wrote about something other than tech -- those posts just wouldn't count towards the total?

@sir When you say tech blog, do you mean all of our articles have to be related to tech? I was planning on having one of my follow-up posts being about my experience with and taste in music, as well as talking about video games in another. I'm sure I can find other topics if those two wouldn't meet your standards. This is a really interesting proposal and experience, so thank you!


Start a blog and write your first article, get $20. Write another 3 articles within six months and get another $20.

@sir I have to say, having a WM/compositor where there is no screen tearing is fantastic. Even with Nvidia proprietary on X11, I would see tearing all the time. Now: never! Thanks for such fantastic software (as well as all the contributors).

@measlytwerp Why does a 0.2GHz increase in clock speed increase the TDP 40W (3700X's 3.6GHz base and 65W TDP -> 3800X's 3.8GHz base and 105W TDP)?

"A lot of developers have been spoon fed everything, and have no framework for realizing that they don't need the pneumatic nail gun for every problem. A hammer is often better, but they've only ever been shown the nail gun."

- grayhatter on IRC

@sir Looking good! Particularly excited about the tutorial, so I don't have to look through the binds.conf anymore.

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