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Links 02/05/2023: Speculations About XBox Being Shut Down This Year, US Government Warns It'll Run Out of Cash Next Month

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  • GNU/Linux

    • Desktop/Laptop

    • Audiocasts/Shows

      • Linux User Space Episode 3:20: A Timepiece of Pi

        Coming up in this episode

        1. The History of ~~Raspbian~~ Raspberry Pi OS

        2. What we've been doing with Pi's

        3. And we run something over the break

        Watch the video for this episode on Youtube (

        0:00 Cold Open

        1:36 SBC, One, Two, Three

        17:24 Raspberry Pi History: The Early Days

        19:55 2006 - 2012

        22:22 2012 - 2014

        26:26 2014 - 2017

        33:28 2017 - 2020

        37:05 2020 - 2023

        43:12 Hot Pis and Hot Takes

        1:07:41 Next Season: A Twofer

        1:16:36 Stinger

    • Tux DigitalThis Week in Linux 223: Linux 6.3, Ubuntu 23.04, Fedora 38, Solus Returns & more Linux news!

      On this episode of This Week in Linux, we take a look at the latest release of the Linux kernel with Linux 6.3. Ubuntu - Fedora released brand new versions of their Linux distros. The Solus Project has officially returned. KDE released the latest version of their application suite.

  • Applications

    • 9to5LinuxOBS Studio 29.1 Released with Support for Streaming AV1/HEVC over Enhanced RTMP

      Highlights of OBS Studio 29.1 include support for streaming AV1/HEVC over RTMP for YouTube, support for surround sound for AJA capture cards, new lossless audio recording options for FLAC, ALAC, and PCM (including 32-bit float), as well as support for multiple audio tracks in Simple output recording.

      For Linux users, OBS Studio 29.1 significantly improves the screen capture performance on machines with dedicated Intel GPUs, updates the JACK inputs to display “OBS Studio” in their name to clarify their origin, and improves virtual camera support and the V4L2 source.

  • Instructionals/Technical

    • ID RootHow To Install Google Chrome on Fedora 38

      In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Google Chrome on Fedora 38. Are you a Fedora 38 user looking to enhance your browsing experience? Look no further than Google Chrome! In this post, we'll explore the benefits of using Google Chrome on Fedora 38, including its speed, security features, and user-friendly interface.

    • Ruben SchadeMistyping a Vim plugin on my FreeBSD laptop

      I think it’s important to share one’s mistakes. It might help someone with a specific issue. More broadly, I hope it reassures new people in the industry that we’re all human.

      Spock: “I find that remark… insulting.”

      Today’s mistake was extremely silly. I was configuring a fresh FreeBSD install on my laptop, like a gentleman, when I got stuck trying to define some text snippets. It just… wouldn’t work. GAH.

    • ID RootHow To Install GCC on Fedora 38

      In this tutorial, we will show you how to install GCC on Fedora 38. Do you want to install GCC on Fedora 38 but don’t know where to start? Look no further! In this article, we'll walk you through the process of installing GCC on Fedora 38. GCC (GNU Compiler Collection) is a powerful compiler...

    • Trend OceansHow to List All Valid IP Addresses Connected and Available to Use in a Local Network

      Here we have listed five tools to list all valid IP addresses connected to your network. Network administrators or enthusiastic Linux users always want to know what IPs are connected to their local network and what IPs are not.

    • FOSS PostThings To Do After Installing Fedora 38

      Fedora releases a new version approximately every 6 months. Each new version is supported with updates for 13 months in total. The distribution is a good place to get the latest stable software and technologies consistently. The latest stable version is currently Fedora 38, you can download it from the Fedora official website.

    • Barry KaulerFscrypt v2 working in initrd

      On April 29, posted about migrating from ext4 fscrypt v1 to v2:

      Then to improve encryption security, added argon2 to hash the password: [...]

    • BeebomHow to Use Nano Command Line Text Editor in Linux

      Nano is a simple yet powerful command line-based text editor, very popular among beginner Linux users for its simple-to-use interface. As a command-line editor, it offers a lightweight alternative to more complex graphical text editors. In this article, we will explain how you can use the nano text editor in Linux, right from installing it to editing documents with it.

    • How to use Ping command on Windows, Linux & macOS

      Using Ping on Windows, Linux and macOS is an easy way to check whether there’s a working connection between two PCs on a network. Here’s how to do it on Windows, Linux and MacOS.

  • Gemini* and Gopher

    • Personal

      • Grumbling

        I try to wake up a half hour before my first meeting of the day. Today I woke up to find that the meeting had been pushed back half an hour, to the very minute that I was waking up. That one is followed by back-to-back meetings until lunchtime.

      • Routine Happiness

        After being stretched too thin earlier this year, it was nice to have a stint where I could really relax.

        Once I got that 5Th shift dropped and my schedule got shuffled around, my week opened up dramatically. I found myself being able to sleep in most days and having Thursdays practically all to myself. It was nice at first, being able to just take my mornings slow and do my schoolwork if I had any. However, every day that I spent relaxing made it all the more hard to not do the same the next day. It just felt like no matter how much I relaxed I nevertheless was still tired.

        Then I started writing on Gemini again. I didn't draw the connection immediately but I suddenly started feeling way more well-rested on the days I posted. I almost made it a routine, wake up, make coffee, sit down and write for a couple hours, shower, go to work. This was pretty good, but I found myself prioritizing my writing over school, chores, and other responsibilities. I could have been doing more than just writing, but the fact I was getting up at 10:00 left me only a few hours before work. I kept procrastinating, putting off things that didn't have true due dates, like renewing my divers license.

      • RE: Attainable food crafts

        Obviously, this is a big one which I can't believe they didn't mention!

        Pretty much everyone who cooks at home should have at least a small herb garden, even just some window pots. Herbs are expensive to buy, spoil very quickly once chopped, and can be quite wasteful if you only need a little at a time. Rosemary, sage, thyme, basil, oregano, and much else besides are all worth growing.

        Tomatoes are probably the next worth doing, even if all you have is a balcony. Home grown tomatoes actually taste of something. Even farmers' markets don't compare, and grocery store tomatoes are just so very bland. If you've never eaten a home grown tomato then you've never eat a tomato; not one worth having anyway.

    • Technical

      • Programming

        • Algorithms

          I want to talk about algorithms.

          Specifically, I want to talk about algorithms that want us to like them.

          For a long time machines didn't care about us, whether we loved them or hated them.

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