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Cake day: urt. 21, 2021


Yes, you need to download all transitive dependencies.

But this isn’t dependency hell, it is just tedious. Dependency Hell is when your dependency tree requires two (or more) version of a single package so that not all of the dependencies can be satisfied.

I don’t remember that working but I haven’t used Debian in years so it could be.

apt is the tool for downloading packages. So if you don’t have internet access apt won’t be very useful.

The command to install packages on debian is dpkg. So if you download a Debian package (usually named *.deb) you can install it with dpkg -i $pkg as long as you have the dependencies installed. Of course you can also install the dependencies this way, so just make sure that you bring the package and all packages that it depends on to the target machine.

I have a handful:

  • PlayerOne is a quick tool for picking a first player or splitting into groups. Open source, double-tap for extra options.
  • Ricochet Robots Solver is a solver for the Ricochet Robots board game. Written in Rust compiled to wasm for web, open source.
  • Gridfinder can help you find the grid on battlemaps for use on virtual tabletops (or other image editing). It can do it automatically in many cases or just click a few times. Open source.
  • FeedMail is a paid RSS-to-Email service. Mostly created because I wanted a better RSS-to-Email service but has found other users.
  • my blog

And I’m sure a few others that I have forgotten.

The problem looks pretty clear to me.

Facebook and Instagram both got popular as social media. Interacting with your friends.

However ads stick out like a sore thumb among updates from your friends and your friends don’t create enough interesting content to keep you doom-scrolling all day to view more ads. So both transitioned to public entertainment (still called social media for legacy reasons, there is little social about this side of the platforms, it is just media consumption). However this doesn’t seem to be as popular (young people want to talk to each other and show off to their friends) and other platforms that don’t mascarade as a platform for friends are doing better TikTok and YouTube.

It seems like Zuck needs to either

  1. Figure out how to monetize actual friend-to-friend interaction.
  2. Build a platform that is designed for public entertainment, not pretending to be for friends.

I’d be surprised if the devs were against it. Probably just that no one has done it yet.

Communities have RSS feeds of posts. You should just be able to paste the channel URL (such as https://lemmy.ml/c/asklemmy) into your reader. (If your reader doesn’t support auto-discovery there is a feed icon on the channel page).

There are also user feeds. There don’t appear to be feeds for comments on a post or searches but maybe we can see those some day.

It’s amazing how much harm cars cause to our society. It is clear that they also provide value but we really need to do a better job keeping them in check.

I remember how every day there would be a swarm of cars around schools as parents drop-off and pick-up kids. This is acutely dangerous with kids running around but also environmentally taxing and health harming. It is also not convenient as this huge swarm of cars are too much for smaller streets where you want to have schools. We need to find much better ways of getting around, especially for getting younger kids to and from school.

It’s a nice sunny day after a few days of thunderstorm. Have a busy day at work but the job is interesting enough. After work looking forward to working on my own stuff.

Do you mean that the entry names are unencrypted? If so yes that is definitely a major downside of pass. But for my use case I have decided that it is acceptable.

Unfortunately this is more or less impossible.

The closest you could get is something that proxies on the TCP level. This would already reveal all of your visitors’ IP addresses and the sites they are visiting. However at this point good DDoS protection is already incredibly difficult because the amount of information they can see about the request is very small.

If you want a full DoS protection and caching solution you will want the proxy to see the traffic, in which case you are back at all of the privacy concerns of Cloudflare.

I’m going to be honest, the main reason that Cloudflare gets hate is that it is popular. This means that it does have a very good view of your web activities because a good chunk of the websites you visit are using Cloudflare. So maybe what you are looking for is just something equivalent to Cloudflare but less popular. This does have privacy benefits because it means that fewer companies have a “global view” of your activity, but isn’t fundamentally different.

To be honest I mostly use Firefox Sync. It is quite good and well integrated but only does the very basics.

For more advanced stuff I use pass. It is nice because it is infinitely flexible and can store binary data if needed.

I take a slightly different approach to RSS that probably doesn’t work well for everyone but is perfect for me.

I get all of my RSS delivered via email by rss-to-email services. I then use filters to sort these updates into dedicated folders. So for example most of the updates go to “News” some feeds go to “Videos” and so on. I even have a few feeds that go directly to my inbox when I want to know about them right away.

The main benefits are:

  1. I already have email clients that I like and am used to.
  2. Feeds and read/unread state are already synced across all of my devices.
  3. My email has powerful filters available which allows me to further organize.

The main downside is that I haven’t found an email client that pre-downloads images whereas this is a fairly common feature of dedicated readers. But this is a very minor issue for me. (Maybe I’ll send a patch to K9 some day)

I’ve been using this approach for almost a decade and am super happy with it. In fact I created my own rss-to-email service (FeedMail) in the past year to get exactly the behaviour I wanted. It is a paid service (but really cheap) but there are also ad supported options like Blogtrottr (I used their paid plan until I created my own service).

Hmm, maybe our rulesets are slightly different. I don’t think I should have anything for this site specifically. But I got just “the article you want” until I disabled it then I get the cookie banner and stuff.

Shout-out to uBlock Origin which actually blocked everything.

I use an RSS-to-Email service to send updates to me. I then filter them into folders such as Not Important and Videos for me to read when I have some downtime. (And a few feeds go to my Inbox for fast action).

I actually like these (in concept). I agree that hiding things is often a bad Idea but for such fundamental navigation that you use constantly it is fine to have to learn if it makes it easier, faster or has other important benefits (such as reduced screen space usage in this case). Sure you have to learn, but it is a worthwhile investment and you aren’t going to forget.

I don’t think that is the case. There is not general-purpose compression applied to HTTPS as it may leak information like auth tokens. Compression would be transport-encoding compression which is also available in HTTP.

I really hope this ends well. The K9 dev has always been looking for funding so a full-time job working on K9 must be great. I really don’t care about the name change but hopefully this lets it move quickly.

I like K9 but some things are fairly awkward IMHO. Even just reading a few messages in a row is a lot of clicks. I would love some swipe gestures (there is a PR in progress for this IIUC). I also find the Tier 1/Tier 2 folders very complicated. It is both too limiting (I have more than 3 types of folder) and unnecessarily complex. I would love if we could get some more control here.

But overall it is a good client, so I’m hoping this works well.

I also use Thunderbird on desktop and recent improvements have been very good. I’m hoping that it keeps improving as well.

Ah, I see. Yeah, if you just compile it into the theme it is slightly simpler. But yeah, I think ideally the frontend could pull UI Theme + Code Theme separately to allow flexibility.