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Reasons why you should choose Cybr.es as your next instance 

Other reasons include

uh

if you live near Philly I'll buy you lunch

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I really can't tell if "KNOWER RULEZ" was meant to sound as much like "NO MORE RULES" as it does

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Knower's album LIFE is the single greatest piece of anarchist propaganda ever

have you heard about Lakay Nou, the philadelphia autonomous zone led by Black philadelphians who are houseless?

the name roughly translates to "our home" in creole

for updates and donation needs follow @ lakaynou1 on twitter

"Geek culture isn’t suddenly left wing... it always was. You just grew up to be intolerant. You became the villain in the stories you used to love ..."

csgo 

Leave it to Astralis to speedrun a bo5 grand final

name a better duo 

this and that

Software upgrade -- 

This seems especially apparent when trying to fix these dependency issues without uninstalling. Some dependencies have to be updated before others. Hypothetically this could be fixed at the package manager level. Afaik however there are no source-install via official repos, and package managers shouldn't have to know the details of a package to install by source. That's literally handled by the scripts of the package itself

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Software upgrade -- 

To be fair this is probably entirely because I'm trying to use it through the AUR. Ocaml does seem to have its own package manager, and that probably works fine. So considering, this is likely specific to *AUR* Ocaml packages, where maintainers aren't necessarily working in tandem.

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Software upgrade -- 

When your recommended upgrade path is to uninstall the package and all dependencies and reinstall, your fundamental architecture is broken.

This isn't just with major updates or breaking changes. This seems to happen with every dependency BUGFIX update.

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Software upgrade -- 

Now there are ocaml packages with exact version dependencies between AUR and official repos so it won't even let my system update wonderful

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Important ASA (Admins Service Announcement) for Mastodon and generally PostgreSQL admins: Due to some changes in glibc some distribution upgrades will cause PostgreSQL text indexes to become corrupted, potentially leading to unique indexes not being correctly enforced and inconsistent application data.

THIS WILL ALSO HAPPEN IF YOU DO NOT UPDATE YOUR POSTGRESQL, A DISTRO UPDATE IS ENOUGH!

wiki.postgresql.org/wiki/Local

People often ask me why I'm so critical of white America.

The question that needs to be ask is why aren't we all critical of white America.

Their hate, intolerance and refusal to be reasonable has resulted in an incalculable loss of life, talent and keeps a country of virtually unlimited resources in a states of cycling economic crisis.

Public officials do this because they are allowed and encouraged to do this.

But yeah, let's keep pretending we don't know what the problem is.

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covid-19 pandemic • symptoms • advice 

It seems like a lot of people are uncertain about what symptoms coronavirus actually has, so I thought I'd share this info I found from the WHO/CDC. Especially because it's not like all the other illnesses are on vacation, and it's best not to panic if you happen to get sick.

Firstly, if you're sneezing and have a blocked nose, you do not have coronavirus. You have a cold.

Secondly, if you have a headache, fatigue, and muscular aches, it's more likely that you have flu. These are common symptoms of influenza but only sometimes present in coronavirus infections.

The symptom to watch for is shortness of breath. Only coronavirus causes this. It's a respiratory infection which can cause pneumonia. This is what makes it dangerous, so watch out for it.

Advice is to seek medical help if you have difficulty breathing or have an uncontrollably high fever.

Otherwise, stay home, keep hydrated, and get plenty of rest.

How to recognize colds vs flu vs coronavirus 

a visual aid from the #WHO on how to recognize #coronavirus #COVID19 symptoms versus symptoms from a cold or the flu

Funkwhale, dev, moderation 

One of the 0.21 roadmap items is the ability to federate reports with other #funkwhale pods and ActivityPub projects.

I've got a working prototype in the video below, showing a report federating from Funkwhale to Mastodon, and from Mastodon to Funkwhale. Federation from Funkwhale to Funkwhale is implemented and works too (with support for our reports category, like "Invalid metadata" or "Takedown request").

Hopefully, it will make moderators job easier and help increase the safety of the platform.

If you're interested, the feature itself is rather small : dev.funkwhale.audio/funkwhale/ (less than 500 added lines, which I consider small for a feature that involves federation :D)

Improve your mastodon experience with this one weird trick 

Block mastodon.social

The entire domain

"I use Linux as my operating system," I stated proudly to the unkempt, bearded man. He swiveled around in his desk chair with a devilish gleam in his eyes, ready to mansplain with extreme precision. "Actually," he said with a grin, "Linux is just the kernel. You use GNU+Linux!" I don't miss a beat and reply with a smirk: "I use Abyss, a distro that doesn't include the GNU coreutils, or any other GNU code. It's Linux, but not GNU+Linux."

The smile quickly drops from the man's face. His body began convulsing, he foamed at the mouth, and he dropped to the floor with a sickly thud. As he writhed around he screamed, "I-IT WAS COMPILED WITH GCC! THAT MEANS IT'S STILL GNU!" In a cool fashion, I replied "Abyss uses the LLVM compiler suite, GCC uninvolved."

With a sickly wheeze, the last of the man's life was ejected from his body. He lied on the floor, cold and limp. I've womansplained him to death.
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