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Legal review in #openSUSE is a slow process (euphemism...) but sometimes you find interesting things.

Did you know that the #Qt base module ships code that can only be distributed in its original zip file ( QTBUG-81503) or that #CSound releases contain code that cannot be distributed ( ?

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I mentioned once my one workmate... And today he tried to find "his great way to fix things" again...
Fortunately only TRIED and it didn't finish like this.

#linux #lvm #sysadmin #backup #meme

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#KDETip: Sync input to Konsole terminal panes:

1. Open terminal panes with [Ctrl] + [(] and/or [Ctrl] + [)]
2. Press [Ctrl] + [Shift] + [.]
3. Sync and share commands across panes
4. Stop sync with [Ctrl] + [Shift] + [/]💡

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covid-19 just launched a new website.

My relative started to get into notion that COVID-19 is nothing more than a typical flu and that the panic is caused by measuring a thing, that wasn't measured so well before. So I started to look for data on mortality that is independent from death cause.
EUROMOMO has a delay of 3 weeks in getting full data, but it already shows a big unusual spike compared to previous years.

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covid-19, scientific paper from 2007

Scientific paper from 2007 that says:

"The presence of a large reservoir of SARS-CoV-like viruses in horseshoe bats, together with the culture of eating exotic mammals in southern China, is a time bomb."

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@gnome and KDE deepen their commitment to work together and unveil KNOME, a new desktop that brings users the best of both worlds:

I'm both pleased and annoyed by
It's for checking if NIP (tax id number) and NRB (bank account number) are registered.

Annoyed: yesterday it was giving me http 500 error.
Pleased: you can download a "flat file". A 7z packed json, that contains a list of `sha512(current date || NIP || NRB)`. I could use it with and some basic commands.
- There's some weird shit going on with NRB masking.
- sha512 is not secure enough, so you must put it through 5000 rounds.

etam@laptop:/home$ cd ..
cd: Permission denied: stay at home

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So recently with coronavirus spreading and SETI@Home announcing it's ending, Folding@Home started to get some attention.

It offers only packages for Ubuntu and Fedora and it's a bit PITA to install on anything else.

I wanted to give a shout-out about very similar project: Rosetta@home.

The main difference is that it runs on BOINC platform. It's very likely that you already have it in your distro repository. It's also possible to run together with other projects

I made dis:

It's a timelapse video made with with picam.

Images taken with

raspistill -t 0 -tl 10000 -w 1437 -h 1080 -th none --nopreview -o image%04d.jpg

merged to a video on my laptop with

gst-launch-1.0 multifilesrc location="images/image%04d.jpg" index=0 caps="image/jpeg,framerate=\(fraction\)60/1" ! jpegdec ! videoconvert ! vp9enc threads=4 ! webmmux ! filesink location="images.webm"

"These Versus Numbers Reveal A Shocking Surprise About Linux Desktop Environments"
TLDR: Xfce doesn't require less RAM than KDE.

Around 5 years ago I started noting all my incomes and expenses in ( Looking at charts it's generating is a bit disappointing, but it's still awesome to have any charts to look at.

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