Seriously debating getting a Pinetab from @PINE64 .
Fellow Fediverseizens, what have your experiences with it been like?
@nvi let's DMCA m$ windows, their OS can be used to access the internet, and directly pirated content eh?
WooHoo, QOTO is trending on reddits r/engineering! It has been getting us a nice influx of new users too, cool!
For those interested and have the skills/desire to contribute. #pine64 dropped a development challenge for hardware.
Nutcracker Challenge: Blob-Free WiFi & BLE | PINE64
In particular power management around the modem has been vastly improved thanks to Megi's work and perhaps most importantly call audio quality is now free of crackling noise with the latest 5.9 kernel.
(pacman -Syu as the first thing after you flash)
Thanks to Danct12, Megi & the PinePhone community for the work they've been doing on the SW.
Some new goodies for #Plasma are landing on unstable by Solus Plasma and KDE maintainer Girtablulu at the moment! Get ready for an update of:
- QT 5.15.1
- #KDE Applications 20.8.2
- KDE Framework 5.75
- Plasma Desktop 5.20.1
But as always, if you use the unstable repo, wait to update until we give the okay inside our IRC development channel, it's gonna take a while to build everything. Stable repo is still obviously not affected. 😀
@humanetech there should be more awareness campaigns about the - crucial - difference between git the protocol and github the site. Github's more of a social network rather than code hosting with their "features"
TSR - The Server Room Show - Episode 48 - Alternatives to Google Analytics is coming up Live at 3PM UTC on the 17th of October 2020
Schools and open source:
"Why, after all, proprietary software developers offer gratis copies of their nonfree programs to schools? Because they want to use the schools to implant dependence on their products, like tobacco companies distributing cigarettes to school children. They will not give gratis copies to these students once they've graduated... Once you're dependent, you're expected to pay, and future upgrades may be expensive."
Swappable PinePhone back covers will bring wireless charging, NFC, and a keyboard - Linux Smartphones
5 Best Resources to learn Rust Programming in 2020 | by Shadid Haque | Oct, 2020 | Medium
I hadn't seen anyone post this yet but I may have missed it. Pretty good looking cloud bundle over at humblebundle. https://www.humblebundle.com/books/aws-azure-google-and-cloud-security-books?hmb_source=search_bar #humblebundle
Aspiring System Admin, Software Developer, Network Administrator and/or Cyber Security Professional...in other words one day I'll know what I want to be when I grow up.
For now I tinker.
QOTO: Question Others to Teach Ourselves. A STEM-oriented instance.
No hate, No censorship. Be kind, be respectful
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