I just installed and tested Facebook and WhatsApp bridges for #Matrix. Finally my family won't complain about not being able to reach me *and* I don't have to install any extra apps on my phone.
@Gargron are you the "Myspace Tom" of Mastodon?
Reasons someone using a PC should change from Windows to Linux?
Linux distros have more respect for your privacy.
Just run Wireshark on both Windows and Linux; you'll see that Windows loves to constantly chat with MS-servers.
Average Linux distro is completely silent until you choose to interact with the internet.
Being the product vs. using the product.
Linux gives you control & transparency. Easier and more secure usage.
Awesome documentary/business story - how starting with a good idea, working on it and surrounding yourself with the right people can grow to a full fledged business (Prusa 3D printers): https://youtu.be/xX3pDDi9PeU
#facepalm my dog disconnected the cable to my server again and search was not working... It's actually just @$SOMEONE@people.kernel.org
Does anyone have a simple guide on how to follow some folks on https://people.kernel.org/ on Mastodon? Is it even supported?
After a ton of attempts with setting up multiple device VPN with #wireguard, I had to settle on one-interface/config-per-device. I just could not make this work any other way. Fortunately now I can actually do some routing on top of my point-to-point mesh.
I wanted to make sure my computer stays connected to my router in case the loose LAN cable gets pulled out by my pets roaming around.
Instead of spending money$ on a new cable like a normal person would, I spent countless hours researching for the right keywords, and found the perfect free solution - apparently it's called "bonding" and allows Linux to gracefully fall back from Ethernet to WiFi, all while having a single IP address:
Linux Mint vs Windows 10 Speed Test [Infographic] https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2019/06/linux-mint-vs-windows-speed-test-infographic
We need more heroes like this:
"A quick update. I've continued to try to learn about netfilter_conntrack and its behavior toward "invalid" packets, and I've learned some more important things. Because there seems to be EXCEEDINGLY little documentation about any of this stuff, I'd like to at least put it online here."
Father, software engineer and DIY tinkerer
Invite-only self-hosted Mastodon instance.