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TIL vim (also neovim) has a preference for double spaces after a period, while re-formatting, this can be disabled by setting 'nojoinspaces'

The 9.5a11 alpha version of @torproject's browser ships with support for announcing your Onion site from your regular website via the "Onion-Location" HTTP header. For Nginx users: `add_header Onion-Location x.onion$request_uri;` and you're done.

PSA: do not upgrade for now if you're using the rolling release (Byzantium), this will break the display manager

You: Intel architecture
Me: Actually, Intel is the manufacturer. You're thinking of Intel's monster.

's upgrade process is pretty robust: while upgrading an old, overheating laptop from 19.10 to 20.04 it rebooted three times and every time it at least wasn't bricked enough to be able to continue the update process—eventually it finished—phew 😂

is there a way to set a custom resolv.conf for a "flatpak run" invocation? it seems to link the global resolv.conf into its sandbox, which is not useful when invoking it from a network namespace

ouch, the mastodon media cleanup task on wasn't running, it had accumulated 100GB or so of media files filling up the disk
now running the cleanup—this can take up to an hour—if things are slow for a bit, that's why

Starting in a bit less than 2 hours, today’s Bitcoin Core PR Review Club is on two small commits from @pwuille's Taproot PR. @jnewbery hosts. Notes and questions are on the website.

this PR is a great example of the extensive detective work that goes into ensuring that a build system produces deterministic binaries 😅

Copywriters, front-end devs, testers, and content reviewers: Can you help us bring our documentation up-to-date and make it relevant for millions worldwide?

Please join our second #DocsHackathon March 22-30.

This is a totally remote and online event.

Translations for the upcoming 0.20 release have opened, please help with localization of Bitcoin Core in your language:

Seems I haven't recovered my follows from accounts yet since the glitch from some time ago 😢. I suspect mine's not the only account this has happened to?

@orionwl would you mind boosting this so people on your instance can re-follow any bitcoinhackers they are interested in?

Every time I make an on-chain payment to a merchant I'm reminded of how problematic the UI is for payments that can take 20-60 seconds to even be *recognized*, let alone confirmed. Different web interfaces work differently but it's never actually intuitive.

All the people for the last two years who actually said they doubt Lightning will work *because it's a complex user experience*, just left me 🤦‍♂️

One by one, the stars went out.
"You know what's annoying?" he said.
"With the world ending? No, what?"
"That until it does, life goes on."
"Is that bad?"
"No, but... I still have to cook dinner, and wipe the kids' noses, and..."
They sat silent.
"Love your dumplings, tho."
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories

PSA: reminder that also has a synapse/matrix server, if you're on here and interested in an address let me know

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