BunsenLabs is just a delightful distribution.
Playing with Wireguard and network namespaces today. Resisting the urge to redo my server.
Why Monero: https://benkaiser.dev/why-monero/
My hacky shell pipeline was flawed. Flexo actually saved ~689 MiB of bandwidth, or 35.7% of my total package downloads.
Since install, Flexo has saved ~417 MiB of bandwidth, or 21.7% of my total package downloads in that time.
TRIM on Btrfs on LUKS on a sparse disk image served with NBD actually works. I love free software.
Spring cleaning came early at McKinley Labs. I just removed 475 unnecessary packages from my laptop totaling ~3GiB. Not bad.
KTeaTime: A customizable tea steeping timer application from the KDE project: https://apps.kde.org/kteatime/
Trying out Flexo, a caching proxy for Pacman: https://github.com/nroi/flexo
Pro tip: Don’t run out of space on Btrfs.
Canada + Cryptocurrency = Ehthereum: https://neal.fun/infinite-craft/
Zoom (2001) is Jeff Lynne’s ELO before ELO was “Jeff Lynne’s”. There are some great songs on there. It’s a shame the sound is so awful.
A word of advice: Never swing and grind at the same time.
Great writeup on New Outlook, even though it’s a biased source: https://proton.me/blog/outlook-is-microsofts-new-data-collection-service
I saw a Cybertruck earlier. I’m no fan of Tesla, but that thing is pretty cool.
This is the year of the GNU/Linux desktop
We’ll make our own driver! With blackjack, and hookers! https://www.collabora.com/news-and-blog/news-and-events/nvk-holiday-update.html
I didn’t realize what I was doing with a command and now my entire music library is tagged as hip-hop. It’s time to stop for the night.
This is why people go full Kaczynski. https://weel.bike/
Note to self: Don’t restart the NBD daemon while a computer has booted from it.
Jeffrey Paul: Apple OSes Are Insecure By Design To Aid Surveillance: https://sneak.berlin/20231005/apple-operating-system-surveillance/
Grep for network connections: https://github.com/jpr5/ngrep
How to download and install Linux: https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/linux/install
How did I just find this program? Reptyr: Reparent a running program to a new terminal: https://github.com/nelhage/reptyr
Another digital license plate sighting today. It’s an epidemic!
I just lost ¾ of a really good blog post by typing :q! without thinking and I’m having a really hard time rewriting it.
Love was changing the minds of pretenders…
Play the sounds of a buckling spring keyboard as you type: https://github.com/zevv/bucklespring
If you’re reading this, this is my first automated twt. I added a line to twtxt.txt, typed ‘make’, and everything else was automatic.
The Ladybird XHTML bug is fixed. index.xhtml and blog/index.xhtml are now generated with a Makefile, XSLT, and a bit of Python. Feels good!
Free Public WiFi: https://computer.rip/2023-07-29-Free-Public-WiFi.html
Currently compiling the Dolphin emulator because the Arch package is broken. Wish me luck.
Mount iOS devices on GNU/Linux, great for photo backup: https://github.com/libimobiledevice/ifuse
Happy 4th! I added fireworks to my ASCII art on https://mckinley.cc/
Microsoft’s trickery department strikes again: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/topic/b0e1a1c1-bd62-462c-9ed5-5938b9c649f0
In other news, I modified my XSLT stylesheet so it can be used for both of my Atom feeds.
My hidden service is somehow already on some lists for crawlers. That’s impressive.
Lab6 issue 4, at long last: https://lab6.com/4
Tech tip: Install “kernel-modules-hook” in Arch Linux to keep old modules after a kernel update so you can load new ones without rebooting.
mckinley.cc is now available as a Tor hidden service: http://mckinley2nxomherwpsff5w37zrl6fqetvlfayk2qjnenifxmw5i4wyd.onion/
Proof-of-work has been merged into Tor. Should help a lot with DoS issues: https://gitlab.torproject.org/tpo/core/tor/-/merge_requests/702
The only JSON feed I’ve ever seen in the wild: https://localmonero.co/static/rss/knowledge/feed.json
USBGuard, USB device authorization policies for Linux: https://github.com/USBGuard/usbguard
XEP-0464: Cookies https://xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0464.html
There’s one for GitHub too: https://codeberg.org/gothub/gothub
Dumb, an alternative frontend for genius.com written in Go: https://github.com/rramiachraf/dumb