I guess writing an actual mastodon bio would be a good idea. (done)

"Raspberry Pi 4 doesn't work with some USB-C chargers"

I think the headline is wrong. It should read "Raspberry Pi 4 doesn't work with spec-compliant USB-C chargers"


Trying really hard to make my masto timelines more useful to me. I’ve unfollowed someone, paradoxically, because their relative volume of tooting was too high above the mean for those I follow. Might move instance to make local timeline more interesting. Any tips?

RT @rdonoghue@twitter.com
Reminded that the Microsoft ebook store closes next week. The DRM'd books will stop working.

I cannot believe that sentence.

"The books will stop working."

I keep saying it and it sounds worse each time.

In support of #pridemonth, Debian changes its website logo. The Debian Project welcomes and encourages participation by everyone debian.org/intro/diversity

A catalog of 125 "Linux hacker boards" and not one of them is listed as "runs mainline kernel with no modifications and has working UEFI".

(Granted, this seems not be the question the catalog tries to answer, but it still nicely illustrates the state of SBCs today)


maybe pixar keeps releasing toy story movies just so debian will never run out of release names

Round of applause to whoever decided that "quit" and "exit" should be separate commands with different semantics

Reconciled my main account in gnu cash and feeling at peace

if a gigawad is a thousand megawads then I have published ~5.8 gigawads over the past 16 years through my SLIGE megawad generator soulsphere.org/hacks/slige/ #mastodoom

Lots of people talk about owning libs but to find out who owns a lib, check the COPYING file in the root of the source distribution. That will give information on copyright and who owns that lib. If it is public domain then nobody owns it

I contacted the Computer History Museum and paid them a small fee to have them scan the first 9 RFCs. I'm happy to say those scans are now online.

My post with interesting excerpts and things I learned looking at the scans: write.as/365-rfcs/update-scans

The listing of the scans in their catalog, with a link to the PDF: computerhistory.org/collection

You can follow along with my series commenting on the first 365 RFCs here @365-rfcs

protip: If someone files a bug report you don't like and don't want to deal with and the bug report is getting unwanted attention, don't redirect the bug url to your home page.


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Generalistic and moderated instance.