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Fri, 31 Jan 2020

Classical music by candlelight in an L.A. church - Malia Wooten/Secret Los Angeles https://secretlosangeles.com/classical-music-by-candlelight-in-a-stunning-la-church

Thu, 30 Jan 2020

gThumb is my photo-editing app of choice for Linux. It does everything well and handles IPTC caption data in a way that GIMP has promised but never delivered. https://wiki.gnome.org/Apps/Gthumb

Mon, 27 Jan 2020

The history of the Trapper Keeper - Erin McCarthy/Mental Floss https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/52726/history-trapper-keeper

Here are some terms to mute on Twitter to clean your timeline up a bit - Ian Coldwater https://gist.github.com/IanColdwater/88b3341a7c4c0cf71c73ac56f9bd36ec

Revolution Pi brings Raspberry Pi into industrial-PC space https://revolution.kunbus.com/revolution-pi-series/

Fri, 24 Jan 2020

There is a new @debian security update for python-apt https://www.debian.org/security/2020/dsa-4609

Wed, 22 Jan 2020

dev.to, aka @ThePracticalDev, acquires @CodeNewbies. I can't tell if this the way it was supposed to happen. https://dev.to/devteam/special-announcement-from-dev-4oi

Tue, 21 Jan 2020

What is 'comprehensible input' in language teaching? A Latin teacher blogs about it here. https://todallycomprehensiblelatin.blogspot.com/

Vimwiki: A personal wiki for Vim http://vimwiki.github.io/

Roam: Why I Love It and How I Use It - Nat Eliason https://www.nateliason.com/blog/roam

Mon, 20 Jan 2020

Two big @debian security updates today: openjdk-11 and chromium https://lists.debian.org/debian-security-announce/2020/threads.html

Fri, 17 Jan 2020

I replaced my @debian Backports 5.2 Linux kernel with 5.4 and then had to replace that with 5.3. The GUI kept freezing. All is well now with the 5.3 kernel.

Thu, 16 Jan 2020

Google is finally killing off Chrome apps, which nobody really used anyhow - Jay Peters/The Verge (I will miss the Secure Shell ...) https://www.theverge.com/2020/1/15/21067907/google-chrome-apps-end-support-lune-windows-macos-linux

College degrees used to make families wealthier. That’s no longer true - Benjamin Reeves/Worth https://www.worth.com/college-degrees-used-to-make-families-wealthier-thats-no-longer-true/

Running Linux on your smartphone: everything you need to know in 2020 https://tuxphones.com/2020-everything-running-linux-smartphone-guide/

San Diego homeless survival guide - Doreen Traylor https://sandiegohomelesssurvivalguide.blogspot.com/

Why Amsterdam’s canal houses have endured for 300 years - Feargus O'Sullivan/CityLab https://www.citylab.com/design/2020/01/amsterdam-architecture-history-canal-houses-urban-design/604921/

Tue, 14 Jan 2020

GoatCounter – Simple web statistics. No tracking of personal data. https://www.goatcounter.com/

Mon, 13 Jan 2020

Free 'Language Learning With Netflix' extension teaches you how to speak Spanish, French, Japanese and more while watching movies https://soranews24.com/2020/01/12/free-language-learning-with-netflix-extension-makes-studying-japanese-almost-too-easy/

Fri, 10 Jan 2020

Firefox package for OpenBSD 6.6-stable will not receive latest updates due to being too complicated https://undeadly.org/cgi?action=article;sid=20200109141600

Thu, 09 Jan 2020

I mentioned the Liquorix kernels for Linux today. If speed is your thing, they are very much worth using for @debian or @ubuntu. I have had much success with them, though now I use the Debian @backports kernel. https://liquorix.net/

A @firefox ESR security update for @Debian Stable https://www.debian.org/security/2020/dsa-4600

The Ruby Reference https://rubyreferences.github.io/rubyref/

Substack is a way to publish subscription content on the web. You can publish for free, or charge readers a monthly fee. https://substack.com/about?utm_source=menu

Wed, 08 Jan 2020

Interactive Vim tutorial https://www.openvim.com/

Tue, 07 Jan 2020

Frameworkless JS https://frameworkless.js.org/

How to start a blog using Hugo - Flavio Copes https://flaviocopes.com/start-blog-with-hugo/

For tech-weary Midwest farmers, 40-year-old tractors now a hot commodity - Adam Belz/StarTribune.com http://www.startribune.com/for-tech-weary-midwest-farmers-40-year-old-tractors-now-a-hot-commodity/566737082/