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is a great time as any to post an , along with everyone else's posts.

I'm a and enthusiast that's finally gotten into , and a slew of other paths of study.

While I run @lazylinux for all my Linux musings, this account is going to be focused on my personal experiences with my actual journey of learning Python with an eye towards getting deeper into programming.

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I've decided to start journaling and to do that, I've built my own little self-hosted journal using .

kevq.uk/building-a-self-hosted

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It’s been a while since I’ve dabbled with BSD, so it seems like I’ll dedicate my Friday evening to throwing FreeBSD on my trusty old T440p.

Thank goodness for desktop-installer 😅

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Fragments will get a big V2 update soon! 😎

Completely rewritten from scratch to make use of GTK4, libadwaita - and of course Rust!

A small sneak peek...

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1. Find out about the Brave browser via a news article
2. Download Brave
3. Search online for more information about Brave
4. Uninstall Brave

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Plasma 5.22.1 is here and it brings a week's worth of updates and bugfixes, making the already EXQUISITE desktop experience of Plasma 5.22 even better. Find out more here:

kde.org/announcements/plasma/5

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Something else Plasma 5.22-related that has just been released: The Official Video. Check it out:

youtu.be/HdirtBXW8bI

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One of the reasons I've stuck with Arch for so long is that sense of relief & satisfaction when you get an "Aha!" moment and manage to solve a problem.

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Next on my Arch Linux to-do list:
Figuring out why my ThinkPad takes around 20 seconds to display the lock screen when it resumes from sleep.

It seems to be a consistent issue across various distros and DEs and first began with kernel 5.10 😕

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We just hit an estimated annual budget of 10k USD on our OpenCollective! You are all absolutely incredible and we continue to be blown away by your support of the project. Thank you all ♥️ opencollective.com/getsolus

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Plasma 5.22 is here! KDE's desktop is more reliable, adaptable and fun than ever before. Revel in the adaptive transparency, find stuff easily with the global menu search and reach windows faster with the enhanced task manager features.

kde.org/announcements/plasma/5

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Sweeet, a Terminal based presentation tool, supporting markdown-formatted slides:

github.com/maaslalani/slides

😍

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If you’re using #Fedora 34 and experiencing random videos playing back with stutter, then be sure to install ffmpeg-libs from the RPM Fusion repo.

This is more of a note to myself as someone who is relatively new to the world of Fedora. 😅

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