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I really didn’t have any issues with Windows when I moved over. I just wanted something new to learn and had heard about this Ubuntu thing on the grapevine.
First installed Hardy Heron (8.04?) and really struggled - where were the executables to install apps? Where was the C drive? Etc.
It frustrated me, but the learning experience was almost addictive. Still learning to this day and haven’t looked back since.
Anyway, it got me to thinking about why people question the status quo and move to Linux, so please let me know your stories below...extra challenge - try to stick to a single toot!
I’ll add mine by way of reply...
Nolan/Bob link: https://toot.cafe/@nolan/101604400133607765
~=8 Character Passwords Are Dead=~
New benchmark from the Hashcat Team shows a 2080Ti GPU passing 100 Billion password guesses per second (NTLM hash).
This means that the entire keyspace, or every possible combination of:
...of an 8 character password can be guessed in:
(8x 2080Ti GPUs against NTLM Windows hash)
What is the point in having an #RSS feed of you only put the first paragraph in?
I’m looking at you, OMG!Ubuntu! and It’sFOSS.
That shit really grinds my gears.
Hello Mastodon people! I'm new and very excited to be here!
I like the idea of how computing and now even social networking (thanks to mastodon) can be done better using open source ideology.
I'm a science enthusiast(esp. physics) and a mechanical engineering major, and always try to adopt open source ideology into my working field and academia.
I also think, science and education in general is done better through open source models.
Well, at least I know that #Syncthing versioning works well! For some reason, the vast majority of my data had been deleted from my drives (not idea how or why).
I _think_ it may have been a Duplicity backup gone rogue, but I'm really not sure - I hope Syncthing isn't randomly deleting my data!
A few people have asked me about my new setup, after my old server crapped out. Here are the deets of my new setup:
Any of you guys using #Plex? I've got an issue where I've setup my server, but my Roku box (on the same network) can't see the server. It just says "Unavailable" under "Media Server Status".
Does Plex always communicate with the server over the Internet? I don't currently have it open to the Internet, and I don't want it to either if possible.
In the process of:
* de-googling my life as far as possible
* Building my first NAS solution
* learning docker
* trying to kick my windows habit
Interested in automation, security, openstreetmap & other things
Admin of Fosstodon. Part time geek, full time idiot.
Opinions are my own.
Fosstodon is a Mastodon instance that is open to anyone who is interested in technology; particularly free & open source software.