another cool things for you kids,

restic for backup instead of borg backup.

-easier commands
-supports s3 backends
-deduplication backups

i switched all my backups to restic.

only thing i'll say before i go is,

check out Photoprism -

a viable alternative to Google Photos

host your own photos! fuck Google

i was going to check in on this social media stuff today,

then people start telling me some uspol is happening.

see you in a few months.

ugh one of my RAID1 drives is down.

i really should buy a SSD hard drive to improve speed of photoprism. hmmm

decisions to be made.

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118 books read on GoodReads.

destroying my 100 book goal.

must be this virus. the world sucks right now. i only want to read.

well that's my masto hit of adrenaline. see you guys around Christmas I guess...

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anyway. hey nerds hope your week is going well 😘

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This is the only known white giraffe remaining in the world and he's just been fitted with a tracker by the folks at the Ishaqbini conservancy in hopes he can be protected.

Such a looker. :flan_aww:

current mission: make photoprism usable as an alternative to Google Photos for myself

i'm glad GPhotos is pushing to charge people. NOW there might be real progress on an open-source self-hosted alternative.

forgot about this place

yo what's up.

heard there is some america stuff happening with politics. coo coo.

realized that i've been checking this place too much. going back to my once a month strategy, then i won't get annoyed at things.

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i guess that was my mindset too before living in Korea and Taiwan.

there are a lot of countries out there :D

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see lots of people talking about how great NZ doing in COVID

i look em up. 25 deaths...hmm. deaths per 100,000 = 0.51

Taiwan 7 deaths, 0.3 per 100,000.

very US/Western mindset on here i guess...

#1 Taiwan
#2 Vietnam
#3 Tanzania
#19 NZ

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why do programmers prefer dark mode 

because light attracts bugs

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Yet another ad-blocker blocker. But stating "We don't mind you running adblocker, but could you please […] disable these scripts […]."

Obviously you mind that I'm running an adblocker. At least be honest with it!

Is there a ublock origin list that filters all those pages from search results? I'm tired of it.

#adblock #ublock #ads

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@Sapphicgiraffic I just realized that this is way better.

just answer a couple questions and it makes decent suggestions for distros.

That way your wife can also take things into account, like preferred looks (if that matters)

Otherwise. OpenSuSe is the most "windows like" I know, but weird

Ubuntu and mint are most user friendly for people new to Linux distros

I'd recommend a desktop environment like XFCE and LFCE (Xubuntu/Libuntu), because they require very little

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