I just went for online training and the platform, WebEx training, doesn't support Linux, which shocked me. I haven't run into that issue in years. So long ago that I didn't even bother to test access before the webinar.

Another one giving up on self hosting email.
I also have my 'fun' hosting it, but for me it still works reasonably well. Carlos, who wrote the article, is apparently hosting for a forum or such, and it became unbearable.

Amazing move for me. I'm so glad I did it. Handling Ubuntu like a champ!

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death of a important person 

Do you know HTTPS Everywhere or LetsEncrypt? One, if not the head behind it was Peter Eckersley. He has done a lot for the security of our internet.

He just died rather suddenly.

Raise a glass for him today evening. You owe him one.

via @qbi @evacide

So, for whatever reason, gpg-suite on my personal Mac is giving me hell this morning (crashes when I open the key manager). I give up. Just removed it and replaced it with gnupg and pinentry-mac. No more signing emails (not that anyone will notice)

I was thinking about getting a netbook since my Thinkpad is a bit heavy to carry. But they don't make many netbooks, and even fewer that aren't Chromebooks. I landed on a used X260. Psyched to get it.

Maybe it's my vocation, but who wouldn't want a librarian at QB? How is that a bad thing?

Guess we can chalk up Unicode as one more thing Scott Adams doesn't believe in

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I've been parsing my RSS feeds down to things that excite me and not things that I feel I should read. I've also been unsubscribing from newsletters that I don't want to open right away. It's a good move for me.

Unsubscribe from a couple of those newsletters you never read.

Update! I got it working! Raspberry Pis are amazing. I'm working on getting my public library to 3D-print me a case.

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Just when I thought I couldn't love Keith Hernandez anymore, I see his scorecard: youtu.be/8XQVXCdQQ38


Is it human nature to mash up an avocado, spread it on some bread, and ask 'Do you know how much this would cost in Brooklyn?' Or is this a regional reflex?

While my Zen of Debian project has been on Codeberg a long time, I think the double feed to Codeberg and GitHub broke when I made the switch from Master to Main. After that it went GitHub only, but I didn't write much.

Now that I've started working on the LaTeX version, I decided to do the work on Codeberg. The GitHub version will be frozen in time.

I don't know a lot about LaTeX, so be prepared for shenanigans. Bonus is that the half-baked project has a PDF.


I'm exhausted from from the newborn, but I'm feeling the draw of building a Raspberry Pi print server

Nothing clears the head like a good journaling session. Even if you don't gain clarity, at least you get some perspective.

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