Ok, well thanks anyways guys. Figured I'd at least try asking. Sorry to bother you.

@kev @mike @ericbuijs

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Plus I have to consider the remote administration interface that will help him manage it all.

My payment for doing all this is getting a Pi 4 kit of my own. Sounds fun to me :)

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My buddy wants to send me a Raspberry Pi 4 to setup for him. Says he needs a router/server type deal that can manage a network and route web traffic, including to locally installed domains on the same Pi.

I'm familiar with setting up LAMP servers and managing networks via manufactured router. Though combining the router with the server on the same machine is rather new to me.

Any advice/ideas/suggestions welcome.

@kev ? @mike ? @ericbuijs ?

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Been lurking here for a couple of weeks; might as well do a proper introduction now.

Got a physics PhD years back, but working in the electronics industry now.
I'm your run-of-the-mill linux and FOSS enthusiast (for over 20 years now). Switched over to linux permanently a couple of years ago.
For some reason I seem to be running mostly ARM hardware these days (several RPIs, pinebook pro, pinephone).

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This will be a good oportunity to launch a public installation of miniflux.

If you're looking for a minimal, lightweight rss reader, give me a call

(boost this if you can)

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Successfully replaced the screen in my Galaxy A50 (A505U1). Big change from replacing parts in PC's or laptops. It's amazing what they cram into these little circuit boards, eh?

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My screen on my Galaxy A50 is toast. I ordered and adapter to connect to HDMI. Anyone know if I can simply connect the video and see results on the screen or is there more to setting up the connection?
I'll be using a usb-c to usb-c/hdmi/usb adapter to connect a display and a mouse in hopes I'll be able to interact with my device without use of the touchscreen display.
My coverage is as good as no coverage. I'm stuck salvaging some use of this until I can get it repaired. Any advice welcome.

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Personally I think they just join the grey area of gaming that gets frowned upon by the FOSS world but still played by the gaming community in general. Microsoft brings more to the table for these studios. I'm curious to see where things go from here.

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Because there's been some interest expressed regarding a Team Fosstodon on Folding@Home, I've created one. It's nothing to do with FOSS specifically, but it's a good cause. If you'd like to join, our team number is 240334.

It's nice to see a social community that's not constantly plagued by coronavirus posts. Us open source folks are used to keeping busy at home anyways eh?

Does anyone on here use Hughesnet for internet? Looking for insight into the QoS Function in the modem settings. Hoping to use it to better manage my bandwidth so certain devices don't take up a majority of the bandwidth while others don't get enough.

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Ikey Doherty (founder of Solus Linux) is up to open source gaming!

The entitled "Linux Badass" appears to have launched an open-source focused gaming / software development company.

After Solus he went on to work on Intel's Clear Linux project & now a new firm: "Lispy Snake" works on game engines and indeed games. Given the Irishman's experience, this firm will leverage open-source technologies.

==> lispysnake.com/blog/2019/10/20

Had to move again. Didn't have internet for a couple weeks. Got Hughesnet. Pretty much all there was available out here.

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Just re-upping this offer: because being comfortable with git is a barrier to entry to many FS/OSS projects, and because I care deeply about lowering those barriers, I will tutor anyone who asks for help with git, and/or connect them with any mentor(s) they might prefer.

I'll do this while I put energy and work into making the tool more approachable, and into making better tools and learning paths.

Boosts gratefully appreciated.


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I have a Coolermaster Hyper 212 CPU cooler and the fan was kinda cheap & noisy. Even noisier when upside down. Had to lay my tower on it's side. It burned out about a month ago. So I bought one of these Corsair fans. No regrets. This thing is very quiet and is working great. Cost me about $32. But so worth it.

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