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@NickFreeman @RussSharek Just because you can learn how to fix something, and actually know how to fix something, doesn't mean you want to spend the time fixing it.

My day job i try to fix things all day. At home, I want it to "just work".

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I work at as a process engineer.

about semiconductor processing.

(I will not be answering questions about CPU design specifically, but about semiconductor processing in general)

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My setup. My monitor is usually attached to my tower. Work laptop instead has to make use of it. Personal laptop off to the right.

Work laptop running Windows 10 Enterprise, while my tower and personal laptop run 31.

If I could use :fedora: and do my job, I would in a heartbeat.

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@dirtycommo @matt @hund @tzycce rumour has it you could write .pong instead of .png 😏🙃

My daily driver is over 8 years old. I'm way past due for an upgrade.

My laptop is between 1-2 years old.

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How old is your current daily driver computer?

If you have more than one, please identify the one that is considered your daily driver if possible

Which one do you use?

Ground beef: sold out

Ground turkey: sold out

Ground pork: sold out

Ground chicken: shelves are overflowing

You can tell what people want and don't want.



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Toilet roll: format wars! I suddenly realised hoarding isn't the only problem with TR shortages - millions of office dwellers used to crap at work, and use office toilet roll *which come in multiple weird proprietary roll sizes* - suddenly you have warehouses with an excess of unused office toilet paper that can't be reused by home users as easily and an increased usage of standard home formats!

I also don't understand the purpose of using mpd+ncmpcpp over a normal gui app. Running another daemon in the background just to listen to music doesn't make sense to me, and doesn't seem particularly intuitive. Can someone explain the use case of mpd over a simple gui app?

Note that I don't live in the terminal like some of y'all, i much prefer to use a DE.

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Hey thanks for the suggestions guys for music players. Most of these are pretty good!

All of these (non-terminal) music players have one major flaw though: they are dependent on your songs having proper metadata for album, artist, etc.

They don't let you build up a playlist based on filename, or let you easily build a playlist on songs with poor metadata.

For doing that, Clementine is still king.

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What Linux music players do you guys use? I'm looking to try something different than Clementine.

Nothing wrong with Clementine, just looking around to see what's good out there.

TIL you can mount cifs folders read-write. For example if i have a shared NAS folder via Samba, i can mount it as a folder with full read-write privs.

Perfect for a bash script:

sudo mount -t cifs <source> <destination> -o username=$username,password=$password,uid=$(id -u),gid=$(id -g)

The secret sauce is

"uid=$(id -u),gid=$(id -g)"

Also, has grown on me. The implementation just works flawlessly on my hardware, and I've gotten used to the workflow I have set up.

The more I use , the more I like it as a day to day driver. If only using Nvidia weren't such a pain in the ass on it.

I don't think I can join in the effort. Running it makes my aging i7-3770 run at 90C, which is well above what I'm comfortable running at.

Maybe soon...but not now.

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Working from home this morning.

Gotta get my workstation set up. I've let my desk become a mess

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Returned to work today.

I feel like we are in a warzone or something. Lots of propaganda regarding social distancing and such.

Granted, it is necessary. Still

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