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Switched to Ubuntu this week because I got annoyed at how often fedora needs updates. Mean's I've come full circle!

Here is my distro journey since 2017 in emoji form!

:ubuntu: :windows: :ubuntu: :windows: :ubuntu: :opensuse: :windows: :manjaro: :arch: :arch: :arch: :arch: :fedora: :kubuntu:

You know you had a nerdy weekend when your youtube suggestions are just about networking tips, docker and BBC Micro/Acorn computers...

Switched to Ubuntu this week because I got annoyed at how often fedora needs updates. Mean's I've come full circle!

Here is my distro journey since 2017 in emoji form!

:ubuntu: :windows: :ubuntu: :windows: :ubuntu: :opensuse: :windows: :manjaro: :arch: :arch: :arch: :arch: :fedora: :kubuntu:

Switched to fish shell today. Amazing how something can be simultaneously more convenient and less convenient.

MattByName :kubuntu: :emacs: boosted

@akkartik @alcinnz Ah.

I don’t know. On servers, I enjoy a minimal environment, but I don’t necessarily want the same thing in a desktop. I want to tweak on servers rather then my desktop. 🙂

I’ve been around long enough to remember how excited people were they didn’t have to build xorg.conf files by hand anymore, so I don’t necessarily see it as a bad thing.

The files are still there, and they can still be edited, if one chooses. The DEs aren’t implementing a registry like Windows.

I will agree that people have gotten silly with making CLI program output human readable by default rather then machine parsable by default.

For more information about this project and some links to info about visual stress, I've done a write up on my github site:
mattbyname.github.io/overlays.

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As I've just learned today is , I thought I'd post my color overlay extension for GNOME. Colour overlays help me with my visual stress, and having one in software make using a computer much easier. I'm also working on one for KDE, but it's not finished. github.com/MattByName/color-ti

My current pet peeve about desktop linux (possibly only peeve) is the inconsistency of save and open dialogs accross different apps. Not so much the aesthetic, but that my bookmarked folders accross the side aren't consistent from app to app, like they are in Windows and Mac (by memory).

It's not very important, and I can't see it ever being fixed. It does slightly irk me. But, not as much as having to recreate my login details in Win11 because I flashed my bios and wiped the TPM.

So I've been on this instance for less than a day, and I'm happy to see i've found the people who don't like Elon Musk. I knew they must exist, now I have found them. Seek and ye shall find, ask and it shall be opened unto you.

Truly impressed with how well windows games are running on linux. It's something I never really tried as I have a Windows partition. But, now that I'm challenging myself not to use Windows for as long as possible, I can't believe how easy it is. Yay proton. Yay lutris.

MattByName :kubuntu: :emacs: boosted
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