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I realised I didn't do an after moving here.

I'm an almost 33 year old South Asian who writes code for a living.

I enjoy pro-wrestling, heavy metal, cooking, reading, making puns, making acquaintances all around the world etc.

I don't trust governments, irrespective of whether I voted them in or not.

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Yes. If you want to help the Free Software Movement and give credit to everyone who diserve it, please call it GNU/Linux and "Open source Software" as free software. Thank you.
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That was done. Not the most user friendly way, but it worked.

Next, I got the Klipper(multi clipboard is a must have for me) to launch where my mouse cursor is. The default shortcuts didn't work, I wonder if that's because this is running under a VM.

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not the best pic bc I took it out of a train but I spotted a cool acab graffiti the other day

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Free things in life are never really free and one should always remember this.

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So many people follow me here, but I've never really written a proper #introduction. Time to change that!

Hey there, I'm Chris, but most friends call me 'muesli'. I'm a geek, a software developer, a maker, an opensource advocate and a tech enthusiast. I love programming and tinkering with things. I started almost three decades ago with Basic, and have learned & used Pascal, Assembly, C, C++, Java, PHP, JavaScript, Python, Rust, Go, and Lua (pretty much in that order) over all these years.

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My first point of attack is going to be the app called Kontakt. It's the equivalent of Outlook. I have to set up my email on it.

I was able to connect my personal calendar to it. Guess getting the contacts synced to it should be similar.

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At least I have this going today. Want to see if I can set up a hobby development workflow on here and try different things.

Tech talk 

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comment on any song older than one year: "this was back when they made good music"

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carving "Linux" across my desk top so every year can be the year of the linux desk top

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Myasstodon is such a great instance and since opening up to a more general POC instance this week they've been getting a lot of new members, and new members means new costs. This is a great time to give them some support if you can! if not, boost!

ko-fi.com/myasstodon
patreon.com/Myasstodon

cc @ldopa

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lmao this is a map for all the requests that get filled when you go to theverge.com. The large yellow ball in the center right? That's The Verge. Literally everything else is what the site connects to to track you and serve you ads.

I always knew they were one of the worst offenders around based on the comparison of the load times between adblocker on and adblocker off but this is still fucking ridiculous.

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voice posting but it's just a recording of me telling you to 'shut the fuck up, you silly cunt' in response to literally any and all replies to my posts

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Software is like an onion. If you open up the inner layers you start crying

That new guy in the team fucked up by pushing feature branch changes to master. I'd tried convincing our director long ago that giving everyone push access to the repo was a bad idea.

At least, I had the courage to say I'm not going to help him fix it because it's a Friday evening and I'm not opening my laptop till Monday.

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Does anyone here use, used (or wanted to use it but doesn't because of the many issues surrounding it) tik tok?

Would you like an open source tik tok version for fedi? :ablobblewobble:

Do you, or do you know anyone who'd be up to the challenge of making it happen? :ablobcathappypaws:

I have some ideas... :ablobcatbongo:

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Just a general instance with a catchy name.