Disappointed with

Direct quote from their site:

“When you type in a search, we can show an ad just based on that search term.”

The attached image shows an ad that has nothing to do with my search term, and worse still, is VERY spammy. 👎 DDG.

Been really impressed with Plausible Analytics over the last few weeks, so I’ve now upgraded my account.

If you’re interested, head over to plausible.io or ping @markosaric

People of Fosstodon, your eyes do NOT deceive you...this is, in fact, an Ubuntu printer test page!

Haven't done one for a while, so here is my

:popos: 20.04 on my

Background shamelessly stolen from Henrique Diaz.


I’m sorry trackball. It’s not you, it’s me.

Anyone here on Fosstodon use a as their main machine?

If so, I have a Lenovo OneLink Pro Dock that I’ve never really used. Free to the home of a Fosstodon member if you’re happy to pay for postage and will actually get some use out of it.

Sorry folks, Fosstodon members only.

More info and compatibility list - support.lenovo.com/gb/en/solut

Found a shield bug on our front door, so I got my macro lens out.

My Fosstodon stickers turned up today. I’m really happy with them.

We have other designs too if you’re interested.


If @lunduke can make the effort to produce his Linux Sucks 2020 slides at a size of 160x90px, the least I can do is watch it on a small screen. 🙂


Today was a fun day - I spent it servicing my little brother’s motorbike for him.

Spannering in the garage is ALMOST as fun as riding the things.

Anyone ever played with the "Magic Ratio"? It's fun.

Couple hours coding with last night. I have something that pretty closely resembles my site.


A dog’s eye view of our walk last night. Video looks like it has a filter on it, but it doesn’t. That’s exactly what the evening sun looked like last night. Was a beautiful walk and we’re very lucky to have all these fields so close by. 🐶

Ok, so I don't check the stats for my website very often. Because frankly, it's not very high on my list of priorities.

I just checked them for the first time this year and I've been getting around half a MILLION hits every month (last number is May so far).

I got 750k in January!

That. Is. Crazy.

Instead of being clever, let's try again, this time the proper way...

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