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i went mushroom hunting for the first time since i started to like eating mushrooms. it is so much more interesting activity when i actually intend to eat what i find. i would go again right now.

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Just putting it out there: if anyone ever wants help - debugging, problem-solving, tutoring, whatever - with the Linux CLI (bash/ksh93, GNU coreutils..., vi, emacs, sed, awk) and/or git, I'll help.

I won't make you feel bad for anything you don't already know. I promise. (Nobody ever should.)

I'll reiterate every once in a while. Boosts appreciated!

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Just re-upping this offer: because being comfortable with git is a barrier to entry to many FS/OSS projects, and because I care deeply about lowering those barriers, I will tutor anyone who asks for help with git, and/or connect them with any mentor(s) they might prefer.

I'll do this while I put energy and work into making the tool more approachable, and into making better tools and learning paths.

Boosts gratefully appreciated.


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If you wonder why people love to use the CLI on Linux one of the main reasons is piping commands.

The #Fedora magazine just published an article teaching the basics. Maybe you'll enjoy it, give it a try :)


#linux #CLI #pipes #beginner

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Did you know about Magic Wormhole?


It's great. Secure data transfer without prior trust ceremonies.

lord of the rings soundtrack makes my life better since probably longer than i'd like to know

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one of my lithopses was blooming this week, i generally don't expect any of my plants to bloom so it is always a great surprise

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Parents: are your kids exchanging vi keymaps?

wtf: one word forward, then to the first 'f'

LOL: insert a new line with a single 'L' just above bottom of screen.

fml: move to one character past the next 'm'

tbh: move to two characters before the next 'b'

dtf: delete to 'f'

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Please send me your weird fediverse finds like this completely standalone ActivityPub chess server castling.club

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If you’re not in my particular niche communities, you might not know about the community that exists around old ThinkPad laptops. But I’m going to tell you about it, because I think it’s awesome!

ThinkPad laptops from years ago are enduringly popular, because they have great support from free software, and they’re extremely repairable.

Not only are new or used parts extremely easy to come by, people are even designing new parts for these old machines, so you can upgrade rather than replace!

the last ones were very dark, so here is something nice and light

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