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[1 day ago]
And a missing package… and we're good. The NUC should be ready to be sold to a friend to be better used, since my needs fit on a single CPU core and less than a GB of RAM…
[1 day ago]
This laptop has a nice startup melody. brrr brrr hnnn hnnn brrr
[1 day ago]
Everything worked with the exception of php-fpm because I forgot to add it with rc-update. Rebooting again…
[1 day ago]
Last thing for today: gonna try a reboot. Brace for impact
[1 day ago]
Is Munin light enough to run on and monitor what is basically a large and power hungry Raspberry Pi?
[1 day ago]
Got most of the stuff done today, I still have to setup Certbot, ufw, my LAN WebDAV for my Win9x and XP machines, and find a way to get some extremely lightweight monitoring.
[1 day ago]
Oh also the Aspire is 32-bit and came with Vista, I got it for the grandious amount of $nothing and it now runs Alpine.
[1 day ago]
Started migrating my home server away from an Intel NUC with an i3, 8GB DDR3, 120GB SSD and 500GB HDD to an Acer Aspire 7220 with a Sempron 3500+, a GeForce 7000M, 768MB DDR2 and a 160GB HDD at 5400rpm.
[5 days ago]
Currently deleting 31 million rows in a production database. How's your Friday?
[6 days ago]
It seems all the Bulgarian trains do is catch fire randomly, and derail because the drivers don't follow speed limits. Oh wait in 2019 they also started to hit cars at crossings!
[6 days ago]
I guess my brain's own General Anxiety is stuck to ON.
[6 days ago]
[6 days ago]
Quoting a Bulgarian train accident report: 'Upon entering Dolno Ezerovo Station on 3rd track, the motorman alerts with "General Anxiety" signal and stops at 21:37h.'
[1.4 months ago]
Next time we want to spend a full day there, but we need more watts, a better connection, and a way to make carrying the table easier while going uphill…
[1.4 months ago]
We had a camping table, a motorbike battery, goggles, two talkies, an SDR, a $6 antenna from AliExpress, and two ThinkPads.
[1.4 months ago]
It was really fun. My friend managed to work remotely even with the spotty connection, and I sent a bunch of emails to friends.
[1.4 months ago]
I just got back from an abandoned building on a hilltop where I listened to Tour de France staff radios and watched them leave the city from afar
[1.9 months ago]
What if we had twtxt, but over DNS TXT records…
[2.3 months ago]
@melyanna Can't wait to see you on gemini :p
[2.5 months ago]
The GNU Positioning System
[2.5 months ago]
Note that I know absolutely nothing about C or C++, I just take the english words in the middle of code to understand what's going on :D
[2.5 months ago]
Spent two whole hours reading C/C++ diffs in vimdiff today to find out that a small bug causes a major flaw in a planned migration at work…
[2.6 months ago]
systemd-rickrolld
[2.6 months ago]
the best thing about crossposting from twtxt to the fediverse: twice the shitposting
[2.6 months ago]
check yourself before you oobleck yourself
[2.7 months ago]
an operating system that has cheering noises everytime you accomplish something: cheerios
[2.7 months ago]
It seems my twtxt→mastodon crossposter does not like antislashes…
[2.7 months ago]
It's been 2.5 years now and I still have no idea who pays for my internet and phone bills. It just shows as paid and there has never been anything on my account. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
[2.8 months ago]
If you want to see the messiest POST request you have ever seen, open your dev tools and hit a button on this form… https://0x0.st/8_rt
[2.8 months ago]
The site map on the Ethiopian Civil Aviation Authority's website is the Google Maps link to their actual place. Well played. http://www.ecaa.gov.et/
[2.9 months ago]
A bugfix description at work: "The exact cause on this issue is undefined, both literally and figuratively." Ahh, JavaScript…
[2.9 months ago]
I finally fully got rid of my Google account!
[2.9 months ago]
Currently brainstorming some twists on the Pandemic board game, since some friends and I have been playing for a while even before the actual pandemic…
[3.0 months ago]
Quote of the day: 'Machine learning rarely creates bagels'
[3.0 months ago]
I spent the whole day playing with PostgreSQL and PostGIS and I had a lot of fun, this is probably my favorite thing to do at work.
[3.0 months ago]
Currently trying to post while my work laptop is swapping like crazy due to a big database restore, Vim is lagging!
[3.1 months ago]
happy february 179th to y'all
[3.1 months ago]
wholesome moment of the day: an email from an adorable person i used to work with, wishing me a happy birthday.
[3.1 months ago]
today is my 22nd age increment day!
[3.1 months ago]
The goal is not just to have a file anyone can import in a RSS reader: I want to parse it and build the HTML and all the custom feeds using it. Might add Gopher and Gemini support as well later…
[3.1 months ago]
I got started on writing a huge OPML file by hand, describing each of the 24 official feeds and 31 custom feeds of #itsb. Got to 330 lines, taking a break…
[3.1 months ago]
good morning, internet
[3.1 months ago]
The World Wide Web Conundrum
[3.1 months ago]
Just added two new RSS feeds for the Taiwan Transportation Safety Board's aviation investigation reports on ITSB: https://tilde.town/~lucidiot/itsb/
[3.2 months ago]
Anyway, I pushed my public transit graph script if that interests someone: https://tildegit.org/lucidiot/tag-tour
[3.2 months ago]
[3.2 months ago]
Okay, I think I managed to get a twtxt→mastodon crossposter to work now, using an extremely messy script in txtnish's post_tweet_hook…
[3.2 months ago]
@kas Interesting! I guess I could just add that to the post_tweet_hook in txtnish. Will look into it once my graphing craze ends :p
[3.2 months ago]
It turns out there were about 100 missing edges out of the 270 in the previous diagram. Also, I switched to graphviz with the circo engine: https://ttm.sh/Q7W.png
[3.2 months ago]
My very ugly diagram of public transit connections is here https://ttm.sh/d0S
[3.2 months ago]
The goal of that graph is to help me find the longest possible loop around the network to take the most lines and waste as much time as possible!
[3.2 months ago]
I'm now trying to build an oriented graph of all connections between bus/tram lines in my city using jq to process their API and plantuml to display things.
[3.2 months ago]
Does anyone have a #mastodon crossposter? I want to look like I am still alive for my fedi contacts but don't want to browse fedi
[3.2 months ago]
#vala sounds interesting: looks like C#, which I am good at, and could help me make a desktop app on #elementaryos? I'm in. I might make a graphical twtxt client!
[3.2 months ago]
Hey y'all! I'm coming back in the twtxt game. Now using txtnish locally and publishing over scp, feels nice! Going to flood a little bit to catch up…
[8.5 months ago]
tired: kitchen - wired: lunchpad
[8.5 months ago]
Found a bug with mastodon URLs in txtnish, nice! https://github.com/mdom/txtnish/issues/12
[8.5 months ago]
bully the vampire slayer
[8.5 months ago]
oestronaut https://tilde.zone/@lucidiot/103653585552265291
[8.6 months ago]
Today I learned: Cheese with holes is the root cause of most transportation accidents.
[8.8 months ago]
Do API designers eat oauthmeal for breakfast?
[8.8 months ago]
@johanbove Late happy birthday!!!
[8.9 months ago]
Bad idea of the day: you can write Dockerfiles that require themselves, like echo 'FROM lol' > lol/Dockerfile
[9.1 months ago]
@kas Oh! so I broke the danish intelligence agency. nice
[9.1 months ago]
You know you are having a bad time with javascript when you have to use Infinity.
[9.1 months ago]
@mdosch (re: profanity) time to make a twtxt feed out of this blog :p
[9.1 months ago]
@kas I wanted to see your redirect so I curled with an awesome user agent and made your IIS server do a 500 I think :D
[9.1 months ago]
tired: best practices and infrastructure for geological studies - wired: lithops
[9.3 months ago]
@kas That's what I was imagining, it might turn into an even more consumerist world. USA but worse
[9.4 months ago]
Hmm… How worse would economy get if money had some kind of expiration date? Like, if you have something, it only holds value for a few days and then you have to trade it or it becomes worthless.
[9.4 months ago]
@kas where's the fun in not having a flood of 😨 though :p
[9.4 months ago]
@mox can't wait for 20200202!
[9.4 months ago]
@kas systemd-analyze security | tail -n+2 | rev | cut -d' ' -f5 | tr -d '\n': 🙁😨😨😨😨🙁😨😨😨😨😨😨😨😨😨😨😐😨😨😨🙂😨🙂🙂😨😐😨🙂😨😨
[9.4 months ago]
Come on. I release you from your promise. You can give me up now Rick. PLEASE LET GO OF ME AAA
[9.4 months ago]
Every single time I hear or read somewhere "We've known each other for so long", I hear this song in my head. Thanks, internet.
[9.5 months ago]
“The universe is null-terminated”
[9.5 months ago]
@von I wanted to go to that dead drop in Paris once but it was flooded by the Seine :D nice article
[9.6 months ago]
If your team works on a Minecraft-related project, can you say y'all have Steve Jobs?
[9.7 months ago]
TIL Microsoft Office 13.0 does not exist due to the fear of the number 13. (12 was 2007 and 14 2010)
[9.7 months ago]
Considering we usually assume the internet is about connecting all of Earth, could NASA's Deep Space Network be called the Externet?
[9.8 months ago]
@xandkar Damn, I like this guy too now.
[9.8 months ago]
I discovered yesterday there were entire books dedicated to capitalization rules in French, and a huge wikipedia article: https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Usage_des_majuscules_en_fran%C3%A7ais
[9.8 months ago]
@von oh well, here's another mention just to please you then :D
[9.8 months ago]
My botany page now has a little plant history. And it's on gopher too! http://tilde.town/~lucidiot/botany.html gopher://tilde.town/~lucidiot/botany.txt
[9.8 months ago]
@johanbove And I had never heard of taskwarrior before, strangely! But, well, I feel comfy with GitLab and vowed not to play around too much with productivity tools because I end up even more unproductive :D 4/4
[9.8 months ago]
@johanbove To manage tasks inside projects, it depends on the project: I might just have a text file in the project's dir, use issues on gitlab or tildegit.org when relevant, use tasks on Habitica, write lists on my b...
[9.8 months ago]
@johanbove If I decide to stop a project or ignore an idea, I will also add an entry to a wiki page on that repo with why I closed it, which helps me feel less bad about stopping. 2/4
[9.8 months ago]
@johanbove To manage projects themselves, I use a private gitlab repo with the repo disabled. I make one issue for each project or idea, then close them when they are done or abandoned. 1/4
[9.8 months ago]
@von oops, I think I messed up my mentions and replied to you instead of @xandkar :D But you are still invited to make a page!
[9.9 months ago]
@von Go ahead! If you ever make an ideas page too I would love to see it :p
[9.9 months ago]
@mdosch Glad to see you back!
[9.9 months ago]
I have recently published a list of my abandoned ideas; it is now twice as big, because i added the ideas i still hold onto but did not get around to work on. http://tilde.town/~lucidiot/ideas/
[10.0 months ago]
Happy new decade!
[10.3 months ago]
Merry Christmas to all the text files on the internet
[10.4 months ago]
@von @kas (re: gpg) I have yet to learn more about GPG but I use Protonmail which already gives me keys and I know my desktop client handles it, so if you want to send me mails just to t...
[10.4 months ago]
@xandkar (re: phylogenetics) that is probably something blog post worthy
[10.4 months ago]
@xandkar (re: mail) I would love to build projects around mail if only mail wasn't as hard to manage. Spam just made it horrible.
[10.5 months ago]
@kas (re: #PSP) I can't seem to find anything about a PSP having XMPP; the closest I have is Mylo, another device from Sony whose second generation was based on PSP technology and included AIM. https://en.wikipedia.org/wik...
[10.5 months ago]
Because I am of the completely crazy kind, I begun writing a fake RFC for the Sony file format I am reverse-engineering. http://tilde.town/~lucidiot/psp/radio/rfc.txt
[10.6 months ago]
Is there a twtxt⇄rss converter available? I can try to write one if there isn't.
[10.6 months ago]
Oh, by the way: I built an RSS feed generator for some transport accident investigation agencies which did not have good ones yesterday. http://tilde.town/~lucidiot/itsb/
[10.6 months ago]
Now I have to translate the Japanese comments, convert the scripts to py3, write an unofficial spec for the format, and possibly share the magic headers to file signature lists
[10.6 months ago]
Sony's CXML has nothing to do with Commerce XML (cxml.org) and the name probably is a copyright infringement. It is basically a compressed XML format with special features like nesting files in a cxml file.
[10.6 months ago]
I found a public SDK for the PSP's Internet Radio feature which includes a very extensive documentation of its JS extensions and a Python script that showcases their 'CXML' format.
[10.6 months ago]
Sony uses XML for some PSP data. And the Sony devs did Python 2 and used Emacs.
[10.6 months ago]
Oh my, that was quite the eventful day for my PSP research
[10.7 months ago]
@kas (re: user-agent) that reminds me of my recent PSP adventures: I discovered the PSP includes its region code, its firmware version and how the browser was started (from a game, from the console menu, from a special opt...
[10.9 months ago]
tired: traffic jam — wired: brakefest
[11.0 months ago]
Feel free to join me on MSN using http://escargot.log1p.xyz/, my account is listed here: http://tilde.town/~lucidiot/contact.html
[11.0 months ago]
Yesterday evening's delivery driver's battery went down to 7% before I lost the logging. Not sure whether their shift ended or it actually died
[11.0 months ago]
On a scale of 0 to 10, what would be the WTF level in my driver's mind if I open the door and tell them to charge their phone?
[11.0 months ago]
As always, currently tracking my delivery driver's battery level on this horribly insecure API. Currently at 31%, losing 1% every 5min, I hope they have a charger
[11.2 months ago]
@kas Glory to Arsztozka! ☭
[11.2 months ago]
@von I guess you actually are pessmistic, but your brain goes into social mode and hides it away to look better in front others?
[11.2 months ago]
@von (re: music) mood.
[11.2 months ago]
@kas @mdosch Try Compose-CCCP (use shift and type those in actual caps) ☭
[11.2 months ago]
@mdosch @kas I personally have my Compose key set to right ctrl so I press Right Ctrl then period twice
[11.2 months ago]
@kas (re: …) I heard about the Greek question mark recently: break all your code with s/;/;/!
[11.2 months ago]
Currently writing a 450-line long HTML table in Vim. Now I truly understand why WYSIWYG editors and Markdown exist.
[11.2 months ago]
One of the things that I like on twtxt is seeing @kas using … (the actual ellipsis) instead of ... (three periods).
[11.3 months ago]
MyModel.objects.values_list('earth', flat=True).get() == 'yes'. That's it, checkmate science
[11.3 months ago]
Create a model with a varchar field named earth, then add an instance with earth=yes, because we will assume that Earth exists…
[11.3 months ago]
Django allows you to prove that Earth is flat!
[11.3 months ago]
@sdk GG! that was why I was talking about pre-gzipped payloads so the server has nothing to do :p
[11.3 months ago]
@sdk can you make your HTTP server serve a gzip archive directly? like it sends it with the right compression header without compressing it every time. that would let you gzip like multiple GB from /dev/zero for example, an...
[11.3 months ago]
alias crappify="mogrify +dither -remap netscape:"
[11.3 months ago]
TIL: ImageMagick has a 'netscape' colorspace for making “web safe” images in 216 colors. nice
[11.3 months ago]
got started writing something about making websites compatible with PSPs, because I could not find anything about that: http://tilde.town/~lucidiot/psp/
[11.4 months ago]
Every Pythonista's favorite cocktail is Pycon Biere
[11.4 months ago]
Does anyone know if there are satellite-branded plates? I would buy them just to have 'satellite dishes'.
[11.4 months ago]
cofe. cofe is the solution to everything.
[11.5 months ago]
@von Tu précommandes le groupe d'utilisateurs Rust brésilien ? (mauvais lien!)
[11.5 months ago]
I am impressed by txtnish's speed
[11.5 months ago]
@kas @freemor Great song! :D
[11.5 months ago]
hmm... wh1t about sighposting
[11.5 months ago]
@freemor shitposting is posting pretty much anything, no matter how bad it might be. usually horrible jokes, memes, or anything you might think is not really worth sharing really. that tired-wired twee...
[11.5 months ago]
So i moved to txtnish, let's see how it goes...
[11.5 months ago]
tired: shitposting - wired: sithposting
[11.6 months ago]
That last tweet might have been one of my farthest-fetched puns ever.
[11.6 months ago]
If a mischievous child turns into molten rocks, can one say the Bratislava?
[11.6 months ago]
@kas Maybe there could be an interactive mode where the username, url and latest tweets are displayed and you can tell it to follow this txt or continue, therefore creating the twtxtinder
[11.6 months ago]
hmmm i feel like migrating away from twtxt to txtnish, is there a magic tool to not have to reconfigure everything or can't I be lazy?
[11.6 months ago]
@kas I had something like 180 (including the nick-only mentions without URLs) from curl-ing my following
[11.6 months ago]
@von The archival part is probably the best part of the bujo for me. My previous bujos are one thing I am 100% proud of just because they are full of everything I did.
[11.6 months ago]
@kas wait how many twtxt bots do you even have‽
[11.6 months ago]
hmmm there could be some kind of crawler which parses twtxt files to pick all the mentions or following= and tries them all, to build a graph and an automated index
[11.6 months ago]
@kas (re: pancakes) *jealousy intensifies*
[11.6 months ago]
Currently grepping and sedding through all my currently followed txts to get lots of unknown twtxt urls and expand my timeline
[11.6 months ago]
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I got to the point where I get asked for my password, but the keyboard is in QWERTY and you cannot type my password without some keys from the french (fr-oss) layout…
[11.6 months ago]
Today at work: first day of trying to set up LVM on two partitions on two separate disks, except both partitions are encrypted via LUKS, and the laptop uses UEFI which I know nothing about. Fun.
[11.6 months ago]
@freemor The earthquake got three people injured. I was at least 100km away from it so I just felt my loft bed shaking under me for no reason for a few seconds, that was fun
[11.7 months ago]
Felt an earthquake this morning! My loft bed is very sensitive to vibrations, so it started shaking pretty hard after I heard a weird noise, like an explosion from far away. M5.4 50km from here
[11.8 months ago]
I also am on my third attempt at installing 98SE, because I keep having driver issues. I have to wait 30 minutes for the ethernet driver to be sent over infrared again each time; at least everything is ready on the webdav folder
[11.8 months ago]
I moved the WebDAV server i was running on my main rig to a more permanent place on my actual server. I now have a LAN-only shared folder on port 98 to share things between old windows laptops
[11.8 months ago]
Now running a WebDAV server in Docker on my main machine to serve files as a shared folder on Windows 98; works really well!
[11.8 months ago]
Infrared update: Wifi drivers have failed, but Ethernet works so I finally got an alternative to infrared for sharing files
[11.8 months ago]
Infrared update: I got the sound and motherboard drivers in, so I get the nice startup sound but still no USB :/ trying to send ethernet and wifi drivers.
[11.8 months ago]
@kas (re: infrared) aaaand it just failed! let's try again, because I have no other way of sending drivers to the win98 laptop because it lacks USB, ethernet and wireless drivers…
[11.8 months ago]
@kas (re: infrared) very slowly, it's at 86% after over 47 minutes of transferring, but it works! I heard XP screaming a few times about loosing the connection, the sound it makes when this happens is really scary
[11.8 months ago]
@von (re: bujo) Glad I could help :)
[11.8 months ago]
Currently transferring 72 MB of drivers from an IBM ThinkPad T23 running XP Pro to a T42 running 98, over infrared. First time ever using infrared!
[11.9 months ago]
@von (re: bujo) A separate work bujo can help you properly segment work and private life, which is important to relax. But a bujo might just be too heavy; try maybe the dash-plus system, or just a notebook with an in...
[11.9 months ago]
@von (re: bujo) I wouldn't recommend managing anything work-related in a bujo if you need to share anything you're doing with others, since it's paper-based; collaboration is easier on task management apps
[11.9 months ago]
@von (re: bujo) Well it's up to you, I personally do not manage work stuff in a bujo since we have trello boards, etc., but I know that sharing a bujo for both personal stuff and work stuff has some risks: if there i...
[11.9 months ago]
@von @johanbove (re: bujo) yay! have fun and do not overwork yourself!
[11.9 months ago]
Tired: trans girls - wired: oestronauts
[12.0 months ago]
@kas (re: mosquitoes) Also just to be curious I laid in bed for two hours with gloves (itchy gloves, argh), so the only uncovered part was my face. The mosquito landed on my nose!
[12.0 months ago]
@kas (re: mosquitoes) I know, just wanted to joke for a bit. And you mentioned the wrong person :p
[12.0 months ago]
I noticed mosquitoes only ever bite me on my hands and feet. If everything other than my face is covered, they never bite me. I did not know my face looked THAT bad
[12.0 months ago]
@von @johanbove (re: bulletjournal) I am in my 4th year and 4th notebook of bullet journaling, tried ~13 billion productivity/organization apps/tips/tools/whatever, and I wrote over...
[12.0 months ago]
@von @johanbove (re: bulletjournal) But yeah you really should try handwriting, because if you are a good typist then typing is faster than handwriting, so you have to slow down and...
[12.0 months ago]
@von @johanbove (re: bulletjournal) I feel like you might need a diary more than a bullet journal to process your thoughts. You can write long-form entries in a bullet journal, but ...
[1.0 year ago]
Feeling tildey https://ttm.sh/6s.jpg
[1.0 year ago]
Happy birthday, tilde.town!!
[1.1 years ago]
@mdosch Oh, so the void can reply back! good to know :P
[1.1 years ago]
I don't think I announced it here yet: my twtxt registry CLI is now available on PyPI https://pypi.org/project/twtxt-registry-client/ (pip install twtxt-registry-client). Usage example: twtxt-registry http://twtxt.tilde.institute/api tweets. Docs: http...
[1.1 years ago]
Reminds me of ~vilmibm who dubbed twitter, mastodon and the like as RCVS systems (Reverse-Chronological Void Shouting).
[1.1 years ago]
twtxt sometimes feels like when you are getting started on a twitter/mastodon-like social network with zero followers: shouting into a complete void. Except with twtxt the only way to change that feeling is to sometimes receive mentions.
[1.1 years ago]
Good morning, riders of the Information Superhighway
[1.1 years ago]
This evening's tech question on tilde.town: when running `dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/null`, looking for the block size with the fastest speed and comparing speeds between computers, what are we actually benchmarking?
[1.1 years ago]
I want my microwave to have the Bejeweled voice when it's done cooking. [warms up pizza] spectacular
[1.1 years ago]
@kas (re: Usenet) I guess Groups is just easy to find on search engines and gives a more modern UI for NNTP. I have never found any alternatives for it.
[1.1 years ago]
@freemor tweet () { txtnish tweet "$*" } and you can forget about quotes!
[1.1 years ago]
@kas I do still read some newsgroups like comp.lang.python or uk.railway, but most of them are still active via Google Groups.
[1.1 years ago]
Rice is made out of crushed bones
[1.1 years ago]
yeah algorithms are cool but have you heard about z̸á̧̛lg̸͢or͟͞͡i̶t̶hm̵͢͞ś
[1.2 years ago]
One of the things I love about Windows on laptops is that you can close the laptop's lid to make it suspend while it is shutting down. When you open it again, it restores from suspend, then shuts down.
[1.2 years ago]
ahh, sweet sweet coffee. how can one survive working full-time without coffee‽
[1.2 years ago]
My twtxt registry API client is up: https://gitlab.com/Lucidiot/twtxt-registry-client/ - no error handling, no parsing/beautiful outputting, no docs, but it works!
[1.2 years ago]
Has nobody even done a twtxt registry client yet? Using curl to query the API gets tiring.
[1.2 years ago]
tired: glasses - wired: eyeframes
[1.2 years ago]
This thing looks cool, but I am pretty sure I will forget about it way too quickly.
[1.2 years ago]
hmmm