So interesting dilemma with my new mechanical : the space bar keycap is too tight. Currently I am using the key cap from another keyboard and it works fine. In fact the keycap that's too tight fits on the other keyboard and works fine there.
So now I need to figure out how to make it behave itself on the new keyboard, any ideas?
I tried to ever so slightly file the slots on the cap but that did not really help (I may have been overly cautious however).

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Hey Fosstodon, what taking applications does everyone use? I saw some positives about

I used OneNote briefly a year or so ago but want something that works well on Android, Linux and PC. I also still use Google Keep which I want to stop using so syncing well is a must

My code for reading and writing Nonograms works well so I added a quick generator based on black and white images yesterday, guess what this is!

Been writing a series of blog posts on Nonograms/Paint by Numbers/ Picross.

Mostly it is me playing with some code. At some point I might write a solver or generator for making my own patterns.

Anyway first post is here: lyndon.codes/2021/07/03/nonogr

Consider it an entry in that 100 days to offload thing people do 🤷‍♂️

So Binance has been banned in the UK. Anyone know a good exchange for Montero? @TheFuzzStone

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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.

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