systemd is not an init system, it's a system manager designed to be useful way beyond simply bringing the system up.
2.) Linux home directory handling is currently a mess. Any random app can ignore XDG conventions, making it hard to be sure that a simple rsync of home is sufficient i.e. it would be working as expected if you were forced to nuke your system. From my experience, it doesn't work particularly well for backing up the configs of many programs as they write to places like /etc
The reactions to systemd-homed have predictably been, "soon there's going to be a word processor in #systemd", without these people realizing that:
1.) systemd is NOT a single binary, it's a project, an ecosystem of utilities. That's like saying to GNU; Why is there wget? I want GNU to compile stuff with GCC, why is GNU nano a thing?
Of course the goal of the GNU Project is to produce everything needed to have a libre OS - the goal of systemd is to produce everything needed to manage this OS.
Having seen the accusations against RMS & the dishonest misquotes of him, (which in full context don't defend Epstein at all), I find the push for his resignation disgraceful.
I am the first to admit that #RMS could sometimes be less than eloquent, however this isn't really the case here, it's just a straight up smear, this really sums it up:
If it's this easy to blacklist someone, how long before Bernie Sanders would be forced out, if he actually won?
Just published another part of my gestures overview: https://blogs.gnome.org/alexm/2019/09/15/gnome-and-gestures-part-2-hdyleaflet/
(No, it's not about paginator yet)
@klaatu listing individual features misses the point; the idea is that if the software you use every day can't do "view source" on any command you run, it's defective. if you can't edit the source and see the effects of your change immediately: also really missing the point of software.
#emacs only happens to be the most widespread instance of this philosophy being applied, and the one with the richest history and active community.
Benchmarking DNS resolvers on Android https://angristan.xyz/benchmark-dns-resolvers-android/
Leak of Microsoft Salaries Shows Fight for Higher Compensation
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- kludged-together clusterfuck
- many decisions were made to keep compatibility with old versions despite that not really making sense
- a whole lot of arcane logic that only makes sense if you really drive into the history of it
- bad to do math in
- basically everyone needs to know it at least a little
- lingua franca because the predominant powers on Earth just so happen to use them
So electron improved their security features with the recent version 5, but by doing this broke tons of applications because they either need User Namespaces or an SUID executeable (to launch proper isolated subprocesses).
#Signal Desktop noticed this problem and as well and "fixed" it in the worst way possible:
On the other hand #Riot Desktop did a proper fix, which enables an SUID bit on this binary: https://github.com/vector-im/riot-web/commit/56674ea70849b3a793fa7b862945163aa10b36b8
@MatejLach Indeed. I recommend Bandcamp if you want to support musicians more directly!
@MatejLach ...And how much of that revenue went to musicians?
(My guess: very little, because streaming pays notoriously poorly.)
We all know that Google (with Chrome-ium) has at least close to 90% of the browser marketshare on the internet.
Which is your primary browser on your computer?
Remember that Brave, Opera and Edge are Chromium derivatives. I consider Safari to be separate since it's Webkit and not Blink.
Retoot this to get more votes in.
@fitheach @vfrmedia @MatejLach I used to have an FM transmitter supplied by a company called Veronica. I used it for a while to play my music round the house, but did some modifications to it after I realised the signal was travelling a mile.
This was long before the little consumer "iTrip" type transmitters were available.
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