HamishTPB :archlinux: boosted

Reddit may be hit or miss when it comes to certain subreddits, but I really like /r/indiegameswap. You know those duplicates or games you're never going to play when purchasing bundles from sellers like Humble Bundle? It's really easy to trade them for some other cool games instead :)

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HamishTPB :archlinux: boosted

Three cheers for this @lifehacker privacy hub, a collection of guides to help you make your data more private and secure, including:

• How to choose a VPN
• The best browsers for privacy
• Turning off device location tracking lifehacker.com/s/dataprivacy

Original tweet : twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/

HamishTPB :archlinux: boosted

Isn't that satiric? Android 9 offers a feature called "private DNS". And guess what 95% of all tutorials describe? How to set that up with the DNS servers of Google and Cloudflare.


Why it's called *PRIVATE* then? Because the two are private companies (and not NGOs)? Then why do those articles say it's for better privacy? Something doesn't sum up here.

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Something often requested is a libre alternative to Google Translate.

There's a site called Apertium which is a free open translation system:


It's still under development, you can help out at:


#GoogleTranslate #Alternatives #DeleteGoogle #Translation #FLOSS

HamishTPB :archlinux: boosted

@matt I have been looking for the root cause of this toot for 5 hours.

HamishTPB :archlinux: boosted

recursive (adj.) - a description for a function that calls upon itself

See also: recursive

HamishTPB :archlinux: boosted
HamishTPB :archlinux: boosted

Reminder that you don't need to use link shorteners like bit.ly etc on Mastodon.

All links on Mastodon count for 23 characters no matter how long or short they actually are.

More #MastoTips:

#Mastodon #LinkShorteners

HamishTPB :archlinux: boosted

My friend said he didn't understand cloning.

I said, "That makes two of us!"

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Folks I don't know how many of you know Greg @G_Dog1985 he has been a essential part of LR since the beginning and is still the person who does all the maintenance to the server to keep us updated and secure.

He has unfortunately fell on some difficult times. He has had cancer for sometime and his grandpa is also ill and cannot work leaving it all on the shoulders of his mother to support the house. If you have any pocket change to share here is a good cause


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