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  1. Comment on To the three people on Tildes using LineageOS: is it worth it? in ~tech

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    The app is called Aurora Store, works very well

    The app is called Aurora Store, works very well

    4 votes
  2. Comment on What sort of software do you want to see? in ~tech

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    I want something lightweight, simple, without fluff, animations, or any distraction. I want a software that uses the native SDKs and UIs. I want to have my own scrollbars, hooks, shortcuts, and...

    I want something lightweight, simple, without fluff, animations, or any distraction.

    I want a software that uses the native SDKs and UIs.

    I want to have my own scrollbars, hooks, shortcuts, and every thing I can actually configure and get through my desktop environment, which custom softwares utterly break.

    I want something that doesn't require an account to work, especially since 99% of the time, I'm gonna use it offline, and will want to sync my data my own way, and not the software's way.

    Basically put, I want a fast and efficient software that doesn't get in my way and keep me in control.

    Sadly, this is more and more rare nowadays.

    34 votes
  3. Comment on What programming/technical projects have you been working on? in ~comp

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    SystemD unit template files. Basically, the part to the right of the @ is a parameter that'll be used in the template file. Makes deploying and managing new workers dead easy.

    SystemD unit template files.

    Basically, the part to the right of the @ is a parameter that'll be used in the template file.

    Makes deploying and managing new workers dead easy.

    2 votes
  4. Comment on What programming/technical projects have you been working on? in ~comp

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    I spend a lot of time using e-mail. E-mail is, quite literally, my favourite format to organize myself for all kinds of purposes. I note my todo-lists by e-mail, same goes for "to do later on". I...

    I spend a lot of time using e-mail.

    E-mail is, quite literally, my favourite format to organize myself for all kinds of purposes.

    • I note my todo-lists by e-mail, same goes for "to do later on".
    • I write my blog article drafts by e-mail
    • I write my stories' chapters by e-mail
    • I prepare meetings, slideshows, and such, by e-mail (thanks to racket/slideshow and slideshow-simple)
    • I send myself reminders by e-mail, which I wish sometimes should go by SMS
    • My contact forms all go by e-mail, to a special folder, which allows me to build a small dashboard based on this folder's content

    Until now, I had a mix of my "main" inbox and my personal data inbox, which was messy and hard to track once I received lots of comms.

    So I decided to build a small setup where a cron-based script would check my mailbox by IMAP, extract every e-mail matching a "known" format, and enqueue the tasks on my job queue broker.

    Behind that comes a few workers, each performing a different task, e.g. creating a draft on one of my blogs, publishing a new chapter on my writings website, sending me a SMS through a SMS gateway, creating a todo list through my todo app, etc.

    I'm about done with the pre-broker part, and am planning the worker's core structure now.

    The way I built it means I can simply do something like the following, and I'll have a new worker ready and running.

    $ python -m pip -i https://my-pypi/ install hook-worker-orders
    $ systemctl enable hook-worker@orders
    $ systemctl start hook-worker@orders
    

    And boom, everything's automatically ready (systemd's config specialization is perfect for this need, I love it) and I have a new task that can be processed without caring much for the rest of the infrastructure.

    9 votes
  5. Comment on What single-purpose, minimalistic web or mobile apps do you like? in ~tech

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    miniflux as RSS reader, it's really an incredibly well done tool

    miniflux as RSS reader, it's really an incredibly well done tool

    5 votes
  6. Comment on How do people run their personal blog? in ~tech

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    My technical blog is on PHP, I built it myself to fit my needs. My personal blog is fully static, and built with a small 50-line Bash4 script, which perfectly does the job, including for RSS!

    My technical blog is on PHP, I built it myself to fit my needs.

    My personal blog is fully static, and built with a small 50-line Bash4 script, which perfectly does the job, including for RSS!

    4 votes
  7. Comment on Can we have an option to collapse all the threads too? in ~tildes

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    A nice alternative would be to simply have an anchor which would throw the user to the comment box

    A nice alternative would be to simply have an anchor which would throw the user to the comment box

    1 vote
  8. Comment on Fedora approves of making Nano the default terminal text editor in ~tech

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    An issue I found with default vim (or neovim, in my case) configuration is the indent in copy/paste. When I open a file to paste a blob of 300+ lines, usually the auto-indent mechanism kicks in...

    An issue I found with default vim (or neovim, in my case) configuration is the indent in copy/paste.

    When I open a file to paste a blob of 300+ lines, usually the auto-indent mechanism kicks in anyways and completely fucks up indentation (i.e. adding ton of extra indent on every line), which is annoying as hell.

    I haven't been bothered to look up the right config. setting on internet though, I usually just open Nano, which works just fine for this need.

    3 votes
  9. Comment on D&D & Racism I: Fictional Races & Racism in ~games.tabletop

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    Makes me chuckle that WotC is making statements on diversity when they constantly, and since forever, engrain a culture of hate in their own company, mainly towards employees, artists, etc.

    Makes me chuckle that WotC is making statements on diversity when they constantly, and since forever, engrain a culture of hate in their own company, mainly towards employees, artists, etc.

    1 vote
  10. Comment on What do you self host? in ~comp

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    I self-host a few of my blogs, an ephemeral pastebin service I made, and my own file synchronization / media streaming infrastructure, for peace of mind. I have a Wireguard VPN set up, with a...

    I self-host a few of my blogs, an ephemeral pastebin service I made, and my own file synchronization / media streaming infrastructure, for peace of mind.

    I have a Wireguard VPN set up, with a DNSMasq resolver on top of it, allowing me to automatically block all the DNs from dangerous / unethical services, like googletagmanager.

    For TLS management (i.e. https), I use the caddy reverse proxy, which handles this mess for me, as I still have bad memories from certbot and all that madness...

    4 votes
  11. Comment on What have you been watching / reading this week? (Anime/Manga) in ~anime

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    I've discovered and finished the webtoons I'm the Grim Reaper (really cool artstyle), Not Even Bones (pretty grim, I like it), and Always Human (cute and pretty positive). I didn't watch anything...

    I've discovered and finished the webtoons I'm the Grim Reaper (really cool artstyle), Not Even Bones (pretty grim, I like it), and Always Human (cute and pretty positive).

    I didn't watch anything though, as I usually prefer to read.

    2 votes
  12. Comment on What are the best games you've played so far this year? in ~games

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    I'm finally discovering Mirror's Edge: Catalyst, and so far it's been a blast. I love the graphics, the story, the music (as usual, on this one), and the gameplay. The open-world gave me a lot of...

    I'm finally discovering Mirror's Edge: Catalyst, and so far it's been a blast.
    I love the graphics, the story, the music (as usual, on this one), and the gameplay.

    The open-world gave me a lot of fun, even if I stopped doing side-events really quickly out of frustration for timed ones.

    2 votes
  13. Comment on Help, any good resource on drawing? in ~creative

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    Gonna check that out once I get out of work. Thanks a lot!

    Gonna check that out once I get out of work. Thanks a lot!

    3 votes
  14. Help, any good resource on drawing?

    So I've been trying to get started on drawing, mostly about characters I wanted to draw, sometimes a bit of scenery. Thing is, besides the very basics of exercises, like shapes / line control /...

    So I've been trying to get started on drawing, mostly about characters I wanted to draw, sometimes a bit of scenery.

    Thing is, besides the very basics of exercises, like shapes / line control / hand-eye coordination, I really struggle to find any other resource, like anatomy, movement, and such.

    Do you have any book or online resource to recommend?

    8 votes
  15. Comment on Recommended RSS Feeds / Readers? in ~tech

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    Glad to help you complete it! I had a few other links, but completely tech-unrelated so I didn't include them

    Glad to help you complete it! I had a few other links, but completely tech-unrelated so I didn't include them

    3 votes
  16. Comment on Recommended RSS Feeds / Readers? in ~tech

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    As reader, I also use Miniflux, as some other commenter stated below. Here's most of my tech-related feeds, almost all of them are personal blogs. 0ut3r Space (http://0ut3r.space/):...
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    As reader, I also use Miniflux, as some other commenter stated below.

    Here's most of my tech-related feeds, almost all of them are personal blogs.

    8 votes
  17. Comment on What programming/technical projects have you been working on? in ~comp

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    I've been working about a windows-focused keyboard macro daemon, made to open triggering from any kind of external device through an HTTP and WebSocket interface. I'm building it to have a...

    I've been working about a windows-focused keyboard macro daemon, made to open triggering from any kind of external device through an HTTP and WebSocket interface.

    I'm building it to have a lightweight and clean alternative to softwares like GameGlass (very slow, restricted, and with some shady things) or MFD (pretty heavy to run), mainly for when I'm playing Star Citizen or similar shortcut-intensive games, so I can have more control with custom hardware and tablets.

    git

    5 votes
  18. Comment on New York Times phasing out all 3rd-party advertising data in ~tech

  19. Comment on Google suspended a popular Android podcast app because it catalogs COVID-19 content in ~tech

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    As a PinePhone replacement, I currently use a SailfishOS (X)-running phone as daily driver (since... two years ago I think?), and I just think it's awesome and keeps improving. You may want to...

    As a PinePhone replacement, I currently use a SailfishOS (X)-running phone as daily driver (since... two years ago I think?), and I just think it's awesome and keeps improving.

    You may want to check it out!

    1 vote
  20. Comment on Can you over-knead bread dough by hand? in ~food

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    This is the thing that took me from most recipes, because you're just strictly following a recipe, and since you have no idea about how it works, you cannot take care of any issue that may arise,...

    This is the thing that took me from most recipes, because you're just strictly following a recipe, and since you have no idea about how it works, you cannot take care of any issue that may arise, and worse, you cannot actually learn to cook.

    You won't be able to improvise, or create recipes, which is imho the most interesting point about cooking.

    2 votes