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Hi, I'm Joseph. I'm 25 years old, a owner; , , married, have 2 kids & a dog, & living in the .

I'm a user that enjoys & deploying alternatives to popular services - my latest being .

I came to PH for vacation & ended up not wanting to leave after doing work with . Now I help kids living in poverty & my wife & I are trying to adopt one - an 11 year old girl named Rian.

My connection is currently 200Kbps. Yes, Kbps. Relying heavily on my personal VPS - mosh, browsh, w3m, etc.

I also need to access servers over SSH that don't have mosh, so I'm connecting to my personal server with mosh and then SSHing into the other servers from there.

Going to be on mobile internet for a couple of weeks because I'm moving. Already downloaded a lot of movies, series, and YouTube videos. Any other suggestions for things I should do before I lose my unlimited internet later today?

Newsboat question. How do I create a query feed for a tag that has a space in it? This doesn't seem to work:

"query:Crypto Currencies:tags # \"Crypto Currencies\""

What’s the best self hosted project manager for teams?

Today has been one of those days...

First PayPal locks me out of my business account because it wants me to add a phone number and won’t accept my only US number (Google Voice).

Then I log into my business bank account and find out they’re going out of business.

Now I have to find another VOIP service that can receive short code SMS and a business bank account that I can sign up for online, because I won’t be able to return to the US any time soon.

People self hosting invidious, did you find a way to disable the "popular" feed entirely? Seems to be a bad idea for privacy to have a public page based on your viewing history.

I wanted to try using qutebrowser again, but after the new update my previous theme didn't work and the default has light gray text on a white background, which is unreadable. I installed the Dracula theme, but it didn't change the text that appears for URL suggestions and such :(.

Anyone browsing YouTube in a CLI? If so, what are you using?

People that live in the terminal, teach me your ways.

When iOS14 came out, as one of my paid apps, I thought Reeder would quickly add widgets. I’m disappointed that after all this time, widgets were added as a new version of Reeder with a new $5 fee. I just bought the previous version a couple of months ago and widgets aren’t a big enough change to justify a repurchase.

In FreshRSS, I’m struggling to figure out how to mark all articles as read that don’t include the keywords “infections” or “cases” for my COVID update feed.

Adding the filter !cases works fine but trying to use !cases and !infections together isn’t working as I’d hope.

What Linux distro would you recommend for kids? I'm planning to repurpose my old laptops for my kids.

Now that invidio.us is shutting down, what’s your preferred instance?

Day 73 of the Series:

Courts in this case have made a frankly stupid decision. My response.

mikestone.me/mycroft-and-the-f

Still not feeling well. Took the rest of the week off of work and I’m trying to destress - avoiding COVID news and stuff. It seems like Fosstodon is the safest place to read things currently.

Did you know most file managers on Linux support a ".hidden" file in your home directory?

It works pretty much as gitignore does: it hides everything that you list in this file, one file/dir per line.

fosspost.org/tutorials/hide-fi

I’ve been using @tootapp@mastodon.social for a day. 

I dislike the navigation bar. There’s no button in the center. The toot button doesn’t look like a button, it looks like it’s for accessing another section.

The circle button / dial for the local timeline is a weird setup for just 1 instance. I think it would make sense if you had several though. I don’t.

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