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Think globally, microblog locally
Mon, 27 Feb 2023

I installed Distrobox on my Debian 11 system by downloading the latest release and running the install script. Then I used apt to add podman, and now I'm ready to run containers in Debian. https://github.com/89luca89/distrobox/releases/tag/

Wed, 22 Feb 2023

Ubuntu removes Flatpak by default from Kubuntu and other flavors https://discourse.ubuntu.com/t/ubuntu-flavor-packaging-defaults/34061/8

Sat, 18 Feb 2023

As a desktop system, I couldn't ask for better performance that I'm getting from Debian Stable

Thu, 16 Feb 2023

Today I couldn't get the Vivaldi browser to work without continually, intermittently freezing. I can't keep waiting to click things.

Mon, 13 Feb 2023

The Debian security patch on libde265 rolled onto my system already. I appreciate Debian's focus on security and LWN's posting of advisories so we know what's happening. https://lwn.net/Articles/923130/

Sun, 12 Feb 2023

I need to learn how to write a script that takes every file in a directory and its subdirectories, does some regex-type changes, and writes the new files to a new directory.

Fri, 10 Feb 2023

Is the Twitter API still alive? (Answer is yes if you see this)

Thu, 09 Feb 2023

Burt Bacharach, legendary composer of pop songs, dies at 94 – Daily News https://www.dailynews.com/2023/02/09/burt-bacharach-legendary-composer-of-pop-songs-dies-at-94/

Did my app survive the Twitter API crisis of early 2023? If you see this, the answer is yes for today.

Mon, 06 Feb 2023

I haven't used LibreOffice Writer in a long time, and I have to say I'm enjoying it. Once I zoomed in to make the text bigger, I was good to go.

Fri, 03 Feb 2023

This post is brought to you by my blogPoster app. It uses the Twitter API, which will no longer be free in a few days. It's a Ruby script coded by and for one person (me). Luckily it still posts to Mastodon and my own microblog. https://github.com/passthejoe/blogPoster