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Try Matrix bridges or Beeper

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I like LibreOffice but if your goal is MS Office compatibility you are better off trying OnlyOffice

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I know this will usually draw the ire of more experienced users (yes I use Arch btw) but if you really want an install that is as hands-off and foolproof as possible you are generally gonna be better off with an Ubuntu distro.

I put Kubuntu on PCs for beginners/noobs because it gives them access to more advanced options if they need them in the future while also typically being fully functional out of the box.

Ubuntu distros typically have extensive hardware support and a lot of testing. Yeah it's not going to be the most cutting-edge but you don't want that, you want it to "just work"

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It doesn't really bother me tbh.

KDE's Discover app pulls from the distro package manager, snap, and flat hub. AppImages to me are like "portable" executables and don't really need an app store. However you can use Gear Lever to update them.

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Wages aren't keeping up with inflation for most people.

Been that way for a long time bud

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Especially considering they already put the battery external, if you have to shove a battery in your pocket and run a wire up to your head they might as well have put more of the electronics there too.

It would conserve a lot of weight and space and make it more comfortable to wear

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I hate them. Let me chop the trees down in peace you worthless elves!

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AI is actually still quite good at identifying people even with partial or fully hidden faces

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Not with that attitude

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And the only reason Taylor Swift got involved is because the crazies started saying she was, with no evidence, until she felt pressured to speak out

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I think most would be down to watch AOC and Tay-Tay tag-team just about anything

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I don't think it even has to be "more" so long as others as being fucked over that's good enough for them

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As I understand it you can still stay home and celebrate the holiday in whatever manner you see fit.

Don't feel obligated to go to work just because you lack dogs or bourbon

Is it possible to get a virtual credit card for a different country?

I wanted to get my mom YouTube Premium for her birthday but don't want to pay the ridiculous annual price for my country (especially since she mostly just watches YouTube shorts). She uses an iPhone so trying to get adblocker would be too much of a hassle, especially if it stops working. She won't be able to figure out how to...

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Yeah as far as I know this still works.

You need to use a valid address (there are sites for generating one)

You also need to use a credit card that has never previously been used in Google with another address

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It works pretty well for me with Kubuntu and Wayland and I have a rather non-standard AMD motherboard with an RTX3060 GPU on a laptop so it has to handle GPU switching as well.

I have found that some configurations like usb-c displayport only seem to work when I set Nvidia as the primary GPU, but in general it all works well and I actually had more issues with X11 in the end.

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What is that? Some kind of PowerGlove for controlling a drone?

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Sweet making it illegal just makes it even more enticing!

Anyone in OK down for some illegal sexting? 😏

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While I'm as skeptical as you are, I don't think people recognizing you is a good metric.

A better test would be if an AI trained on your younger face could accurately and reliably identify you with your adult face.

The way AI and human face recognition work are different from each other. An AI may be able to identify you based on markers that human recognition doesn't account for

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Minor note:

I think "their god's judgement" sounds cooler

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Like those wastewater treatment systems that turn sewage water into cleaner drinking water than we normally use, it still feels icky.

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To be clear personally if given the choice I'd rather the recycled piss water than tap water considering it has stricter standards.

I was just pointing out the ick factor exists whether or not it's logical.

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I bought a WD Black 4TB gen4 nvme for just under $200 over the holidays.

The listing says up to 7,300MB/s. I only have a gen3 SSD slot so I can't verify that but it saturates the gen3 capabilities.

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It's about doing what is right, but waiting until it's most politically beneficial before doing it

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As I understand it, it's just as they said:

Calculating primes is fairly straightforward so you calculate a few large prime numbers, and do some math to them.

Now you have a strong key that didn't require a supercomputer to create but taking that final number and turning it back into those original primes is a much more computationally expensive proposition.

In fact, it's one that's not viable with current technology.

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Just the number of people staying in the road while cars all sliding all over like Disney on Ice is crazy.

You aren't helping, get out of the way and let god sort it out before you get run over!

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I use a DNS server on my local network, and then I also use Tailscale.

I have my private DNS server configured in tailscale so whether on or off my local network everything uses my DNS server.

This way I don't have to change any DNS settings no matter where I am and all my domains work properly.

And my phone always has DNS adblocking even on cell data or public Wi-Fi

The other advantage is you can configure the reverse proxy of some services to only accept connections originating from your tailscale network to effectively make them only privately accessible or behave differently when accessed from specific devices

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I'm sure it varies by area.

They are illegal in my state

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Hell yeah, charge them with manslaughter for every preventable COVID death of someone they "vaccinated"

At the very least they should have jail time for something like this

Stuttering when printing PETG [SOLVED]

I tried printing with PETG yesterday, and I noticed that it intermittently stops moving during the print for a few seconds. It doesn't throw an error or anything, just stops and then after a few seconds resumes as if nothing happened. But this creates huge blobs where it stops. It only happens when printing PETG, not PLA. Could...

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Do you have some kind of timelapse plugin enabled?

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Another cool trick is using tailscale to ensure your portable devices always can access your Pihole(s) from anywhere and then setting those server's tailscale addresses as your DNS servers in tailscale.

This way you can always use your DNS from anywhere, even on cell data or on public networks

I keep a third instance of Pihole running on a VPS and use it as the first DNS server in tailscale so it will resolve a bit faster than my local DNS servers when I'm away from home

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Bernie is a national treasure, we don't deserve him

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That waffle function is pulling a lot of weight here

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"ah shucks, Windows Update just initiated a reboot without asking, guess I'm out for the night guys"

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apt is outdated, use nala

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It happened to me often!

Part of that I'm sure it's the fact that I work nights, but Windows refuses to acknowledge that during my work hours is not an appropriate time to install updates.

Simply stepping away to get a coffee or use the restroom is enough for Windows to decide now is the time to reboot and install updates for an hour or so and you better hope you saved everything before stepping away.

As a matter of fact, one of those instances is the one where the update broke my bitlocker encryption and I lost everything that wasn't backed up. That was my last day using Windows.

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No seriously though, I aliased the apt command to nala and I use it instead.

It works nicely with grc for colors in the console and more importantly it supports simultaneous downloads so it runs through a large queue of updates much more quickly.

This article has a bit more detail on the topic

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It was not managed, honestly I should've disabled bitlocker, I just never expected it to be a problem.

As to settings for when it installs updates, they didn't seem to stick or were not always respected in my experience. I spent a bit of effort trying to make sure it wasn't configured to do that but it would still just go for it anyway if the system ever became idle after midnight or so.

Anyway this story has a happy ending because after that I decided to give daily driving linux another shot, and none of the issues I had experienced previously still exist here.

In fact, incredibly enough I have found on average that the games I play perform better on Linux now than they did on Windows.

And my OS never installs updates without my permission, let alone forcing an unscheduled reboot.

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Sheet amusement is a serious disorder, you shouldn't joke about that

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