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Was looking up CommonMark and came across this nice tutorial on Markdown syntax. Learnt few things I didn't know before :)

IMHO Nextcloud should just include the download button next to the size column rather than displaying it in a dropdown box. This just feels like a waste of space.

Some nice tips/app picks on the recent Linux Unplugged podcast. I'm checking out profile-sync-daemon. Also on the list - video trimmer, firefox-adwaita-theme and also considering moving ~/bin to ~/.local/bin

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Major performance improvements coming to the thanks to work by Ondrej Jirman (megi).
Video shows UI performance of
@kde on
@postmarketOS, but the fix will benefit all OSes.

Firefox config to load tabs in background (CTRL+click or from external applications).

In about:config, set
browser.tabs.loadDivertedInBackground to true

Prefer this to the default, especially when opening links from my RSS reader (QuiteRSS)

Goodtime β€” beautiful, minimal pomodoro timer for Android. Been using it for a week and like it very much.

Teleprompter software for Linux and other platforms. Useful and the only one I found for this purpose. Used it for recording audio for my recent tutorials

Imaginary Teleprompter

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Just a short recommendation post on an open source password manager. The program is fantastic 😊

3 / 100

Using Blender for video editing after a long time. Liking the new UI very much.
Latest version is available as a snap or as a tar archive.

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Delta chat has videochat now. This is excellent. I like how they did it too. It just pulls up a webrtc videochat URL that you can choose and makes a random room name. On android I entered and it pulls up the jitsi app when I start a chat.

Inkscape tip:
File β†’ Save a Copy β†’ Optimized SVG

Creates smaller SVGs

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Vimal boosted is pretty good self-hosted commenting system.

Loving it for my blog!

Used Aegisub for the first time. It is a GUI for creating subtitles:

Once created, subtitles can be embedded in videos, using VLC , if necessary. TJ Free has some tutorials on YouTube:

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Welcome to a long overdue episode 37! In this episode I share the personal story about my fight with Legionnaire's Disease. Plus, System76 Engineer Jeremy Soller is working on something groundbreaking, and AMD Ryzen fans are going to love it!

I also shine a spotlight on Star Labs -- they're doing something EVERY Linux PC company should be doing.

And finally, I close the show by telling you which distro I really miss...



New Blog Post:
Converting Markdown to HTML Using Custom CSS and Template With Pandoc

I used MVP.css (classless) recently.

The HTML output looked really nice.This is also the first time, I've used a template with Pandoc, so wrote about it in the blog post.

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