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Swiss clock at the railway station in Split, Croatia. 😃

I just got my HiFive1 Rev B. Now can play around with Zephyr and/or something in Rust on that Arduino compatible board with an open instruction set RISC-V MCU. 😃

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The new version of KDE's browser integration extension lets you play, pause and control video and audio playing in your web browser from your Plasma desktop, be it a kitten video on YouTube, a nature program on Netflix, or an art-house movie on Vimeo.

This also means it is integrated with your phone through KDE Connect. Check it out: if your phone rings, your YouTube video pauses while you take the call!

For Firefox:

@vimja, @draemmli, @glow und vielen weiteren in Zürich gegen Art. 13 am Demonstrieren.

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it occurs to me that what in IT we call "security" in most other engineering disciplines would be called "basic safety engineering", or even, "material science"

I just updated my du7f to the latest ruby on rails version, which addressed some security issues.

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Make your Bash scripts detect more errors, add this line early in a script:

`set -eu -o pipefail`

`set -e` makes the script fail if a command exits with a non-zero exit status.

`set -u` lets the script fail when you're trying to use not yet defined variables.

`set -o pipefail` will pass on the error from a failed piped command, e.g. `false | true` will then fail, where it would have succeeded otherwise. This one is not available in dash, but in busybox' ash it is.

A simple way to browse the web with the IPv4 address of a remote machine:

Install and configure:
sudo apt install tsocks
cat << EOF > ~/.tsocks.conf
server =
server_type = 5
server_port = 1080

Run in a shell:
ssh -D 1080 myotherhost

Run in another shell:
tsocks firefox -P myotherprofile --no-remote

WARNING: IPv6 connections are not proxied.

Successfully upgraded a Debian strech from i386 to amd64 ... remotely ... with only a statically linked busybox as a safety net.

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