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How come I run appimages with glibc then? ;)


Can’t get enough of Void.

I install it using this method on my laptop but I go for glibc over musl. Post install I setup sway, PipeWire and what not and have a good time.

Package manager rocks, I don’t think I miss anything from the repos.

Awesome community around the distro. The fact that they have official documentation is great.

I don’t do anything productive on my machine. Procrastination all the way <3


Don’t quote me but Gala is based on Mutter which back when had some janky desktop icon implementation using Natilus. It was removed because it was less ideal implementation.

eOS team is all about (at least outwardly) having features be well implemented and standardized - see their dark theme implementation for instance, they would rather invent a good implementation over implementing half-baked ones even if the halfbaked one might have more adoption.

I thing the Solus team with Budgie DE quite recently reintroduced desktop icons in a more sane implementation.

Like I said, don’t quote me on this, not that invested.


Samhällsonanin

Samhällsonanin is now gemini-exclusive and it feels good. There will be image and photo content coming soon I hope (because my writing is really uninteresting, like an open diary/notepad with little excitement). Next weekend with the arrival of new proofing baskets there will be bread content, also …

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Neat! I’ll subscribe to this.


Well worth the money being asked for the album!..


Move over ncmppcmpccpmcppp and cmus, there’s a new sheriff in town. Musikcube! …


Have no idea about screen sharing - but in my experience it has been wonderfully easy to install PipeWire and have it be a drop-in replacement for Pulseaudio. Here are the instructions for Void Linux: https://docs.voidlinux.org/config/media/pipewire.html

Have not found a reason to go back to straight pulse.

Use it for laptop audio and Bluetooth audio. Pavucontrol, bluetoothctl.


Title suggestion: A few great terminal based applications. Or Three great terminal based applications.

“Best Linux apps” suggest that there has been a conclusion on the topic and that the following apps mentioned are the best which does not jive with the actual content of the article.

nnn, aerc, neovim, micro


They don’t have a wiki page, it has been deprecated it to make room and focus for official documentation (clickable for your convenience).


I have after ~6 years of Linux gotten around to getting me a pair of SSH-keys, hate them both.


If soldered on, glued and laminated are words your brother likes go for an M1 or whatever else within the thinness race.

I would go for longevity á Framework/Thinkpad type deal. Really salivating over the Framework with it’s 3:2 display but my repairable Thinkpad X230 just won’t break - which is a good thing ;)

edit: also, don’t push your convictions too hard on the guy. Arm, RISC, Linux are all great but he’ll need to get things done at school, not faff about with incompatibility issues. I’d love to have an expantioncard with nvme drive for the Framework with Windows on it.


Really? I have to check that out. Seems like a major oversight on Mozillas behalf or sabotage on Microsofts part if that’s the case during Covid-times :P


There’s suggestions?? I use it to send things I want to read to my ereader (Kobo thing).


After I read the deportation threats I was speechless. Did not think it could get any worse than their previous 2-3 stumbles.

It’s audio editing software for god sakes…


I know how they could sway me to give up a pretty penny. Offer paid hosted alternatives to Google Suite and two-way-file synchronization à Dropbox type thing. FOSS alternatives where I’m not the product. People, even normies are shouting for such services. Their VPN is basically useless as I have a subscription to Mullvad.

I don’t think they have neglected focus on their browser in the slightest nor have little focus on alternative income streams. But something is way off in their ability to assess market needs.


Anti-capitalist here, not a communist although I enjoy Marxist thought very much.

I’ve come around to there being no ideology presenting any viable ideas to tackle our gravest of challenges ahead. I have in the past met similar challenges as you describe - being an alien aware of all the horrible things going down right now, knowing there are solutions yet you are looked upon as coco in the cocopuffs if you even politely critique our current way-, our structure and political systems and ideology - even slightly. ”bUt IpHoNE!!” It shrieks, as you have offended the closed mollusk.

With beggars, are we the common man the ones who are supposed to swallow every story of children back home, granny dieing, amputee, no job and somehow solve their problem with collective pennies? A grand would not even begin to solve their social incompatibilities in bourgeoisie society and thus you can’t take it upon your own consciousness to save them from their reality within the status quo. It’s sad, but that’s also the case for a lot of other issues and you are not the savior of all.

I have given up on Sapiens as a whole finding peace and a peaceful way of life on planet earth. Only I, me the Sapiens Linkert can do what I can do to tread lightly on the planet along with my family - no ideology will inform anyone of such realization to heart.



Idk, I like firefox more now than a year ago. I think it has moved forward as to be expected. I mainly use qutebrowser, but when a site does not work properly in qb or it’s a webapp more suited for a traditional browser it’s Firefox for me.

What sites does not function properly in FF and is that really FF’s fault and not the Chromehead-webdevs fault?


Stay local folks. But how does one go about convincing people to travel locally without pandemic viruses?


Super-neat this NixOS, have not yet had a reason to run it but it sure seems nice!

Would like to put together a btrfs-swaywm-automagic-pipewire-everything-works kind of a configuration with NixOS :)


I could however, the the poster (sudodnfdashy) have yet to answer if he/she is the author of these listicles on thekarnalblog when asked in previous posts. It would be pointless spending more time on proper critique if he/she is not the author or is and but is not interested in criticism or conversations around the articles as I have offered to share previously.

Edit: there has now been a confirmation that sudodnfdashy is in fact the author and I might just leave criticisms at some point, although when I’ve asked previously it’s not been answered.




Helloa! I poped open a community for all things Ukulele, come join if small lute-derived instruments with a funny vibe interests you :)…

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Here's an awful Uke I love


Idea: Lower the impact for down votes

I made a post on r/ukulele where I seek help finding vegan friendly ukuleles. Instant-down-vote because of the V-word hindering it being discovered by those interested. It’s not offensive, I specifically ask to keep discussions on veganism out of it and I stayed polite about the topic - [I think?](h…

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Installed packages after fresh network install?

Hey, I have forgotten but does anyone know the aproximate amount of packages you get after a fresh install with no DE (network install)? Pre-Xorg/Wayland compositor…


Where is Shotwell ratings stored and general photo library management strategies?

I have a system for sorting my photos using the ratings feature. It came about me trying to sort out the insane mess created by phone photography and automagic camera uploads have on your photo library. I needed a quick way to go through marking photos in order to sort out what has value or not. …


Firefox 87 on Android - its rad!

Just wanted to share my recent experience with Firefox on mobile. …


Reorganizing $HOME

I’m looking to restructure my home folder. Have for a long time used the standard XDG user directory structure ($HOME/{Desktop,Documents,Downloads...}) and it has become a mess. Also the capitalized directory names are inconvenient for a multitude of reasons. …

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Reorganizing $HOME

My wonder-combo pen and gel refill. …

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What has the FSF accomplished?

Honest question, I don’t know a whole lot about the FSF. Heard the announcement from RMS and a snippet on the dangers of webapps and such. But do they introduce solutions to these issues regarding proprietary software or mostly point fingers and tell us what’s dangerous to use? …


Pico-8! @ Samhällsonanin

A day into it - very fun, especially with a proper game-pad! Check it out or don’t. Not very many mentions of Pico-8 on Lemmy so I figure it has its place…


Home server and backup strategy?

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