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r/ProgrammerHumor is spot on

In case you are running Samba, not (knowingly) using Winbind and Samba repeatedly fails to start with this error message in the logs:

Failed to create BUILTIN\Guests group NT_STATUS_ACCESS_DENIED! Can Winbind allocate gids?

Just go ahead and delete /var/run/samba/winbindd/pipe

You are welcome.

Installing in on Android, hurdle 3:

$ luarocks install luasec OPENSSL_DIR=$PREFIX

When building with external dependencies, you have to specify the $PREFIX directory (provided by Termux). There's probably a way to configure this globally but I haven't found that option yet. Also, you need to specify the variable at end of command line (as an arg) instead of as environment variable at the beginning because .

Installing in on Android, hurdle 2:

$ ls -l -d .
drwx------ 18 u0_a95 u0_a95 4096 Nov 29 20:12 .
$ echo 'export USER=u0_a95' >> ~/.bashrc
$ . ~/.bashrc

LuaRocks uses the $USER variable extensively, but Termux does not set it by default. LuaRocks also checks permissions, so you cannot just make it up. Use the user owning your home directory.

Installing in on Android, hurdle 1:

$ apt install unzip

The default "unzip" Busybox applet does not recognize the "--version" flag which LuaRocks uses to check if the tool works.

What's your favorite programming language? For me it's and starting toying with . I wonder how their horses look like...

Ingredients: wood and "Motion Stills" app

Late to the game, but just listened to The Changelog Podcast with @Gargron and enjoyed the content. I found the history of Mastodon especially interesting - make something useful and don't let it die ๐Ÿ™‚


Reposting jokes from r/programmerhumor

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Switched To Linux (TomM): "Welcome Windows and Mac users. Welcome to Linux."

Recent news have been nothing short from alarming at least: Windows 10 deleting your files and Mac having unrepairable computers, aren't you ready for a change?

Always remember to try out different Linux distro's if one doesn't work well on your system.

==> youtube.com/watch?v=ZP62c5ZBlM
#Linux #SwitchToLinux #deleteWindows #deleteApple #Freedom #Spydows #crApple

Today I read an article about "rise and fall" and remembered the days when I used Reader. Then I realized and fulfill all my needs - following people and news articles in one nice interface.

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New to the Takedown Hall of Shame: it took far more than it should have to convince Sony that it did not own music by Bach, who died over 250 years ago eff.org/takedowns/sony-finally

Space, energy, matter, dark, fluctuating quantum fields, blah blah blah ๐Ÿ˜† oh, article #13...

$ man ip route
ip route save
save routing table information to stdout
$ ip route save
Not sending a binary stream to stdout.