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Been fiddling with a program to parse your i :i3wm: i3 config and output your keybinds in a nice format for use in tools like conky or just dmenu, so if you forgot some of your binds it's easier to find them. I'm currently at the stage of wondering what command line parser people use in C, getopt seems to be well supported on POSIX but what about alternatives?

Any TLDR on what's happened to freenode?

Another random thing in C and raylib I made. This time a simple fractal.

Disabled comments on my blog earlier. 😕
It was interesting to set up Staticman but I think the spam I faced and actual no comments made it not really worth it.

As part of playing with Raylib and keeping my C skills I created a thing to generate galaxy shapes.

I did this in Kotlin before and the code for both is comparable in length.

Added some quick code to work with rulestrings as described in:
conwaylife.com/wiki/Rulestring

My C code is terrible 😆

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Noting down where a cell was active can produce a nice little pattern

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Testing Raylib quickly with a Game of Life implementation... Even wrote the GIF out in C (it's very big though 😬

Non FOSS and software related:

I just had a wisdom tooth out, I've never had a local aesthetic in my mouth before, this is weird!

Flashed a new Ubuntu image on an old Raspberry Pi 3 I had lying around, plugged it into the network this morning and it is incredibly sluggish. Turns out unattended-upgrades quietly uses up most of it's resources as soon as it has an internet connection...
Annoying that it's doing all sorts of updates without prompting.

pandoc's templates look pretty adequate for most of my needs!

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I am starting to consider generating my website/blog from just raw files with my own Makefile or other simple script. I think it'd be a nice little project and it'd get me away from using something like Jekyll to something even more lightweight.

Bleh I tried to preview a draft post on my blog and ruby screamed, it turns out Jekyll does not support being run on Ruby 3... Now I know basically no Ruby but what I do know is that you should generally keep your applications working with the latest releases if you want people to use them...
Maybe I'll stop using Ruby altogether for my website/blog and go really old school with a make file and pure HTML and CSS. Would avoid having to use `rvm` to run ruby 2.7

Fixed an annoying issue I was having with xrandr just now.
For some reason it would ignore where I wanted one screen placed and put it on top of my primary screen.
The kludge to fix it was to turn that display on and off with 2 extra xrandr commands.

IT related joke I remember from years ago was a colleague faked a corporate email faking a re-org and rename among a few other things and mass sent it to a bunch of people in our internal groups. It was so convincing and believable most people just ignored it as normal corporate spam...

Adventure with my "new" battery, I left my on a few nights ago by mistake and completely drained it, it now won't charge at all.
I tried applying the thinkpad-ec mod to my BIOS but it still sits at 0% and the battery light flashes amber. Any ideas fediverse, I've tried a few variations of turn off, swap with old battery turn on, discharge laptop completely etc.

I am so smart, I installed monero on my laptop without thinking about it downloading the blockchain. I returned to it after a few hours and it had used 100% of it's hard drive space...

:vim: I learn new stuff every day, was unaware of the command in to reflow paragraphs, that'll save a chunk of time!

gwip
or
gqip

in normal mode for the record!

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