Reminder: LPWM #6 today at 7pm GMT
Topic: The csv module - reading and writing CSV files. Handling errors in programs.
Online meeting link: https://meet.jit.si/LearnPythonWithMe
Course page: https://vimaltech.com/python
This is very useful to have in the browser bookmark bar.
Kills sticky headers on websites.
Thank you to the #jitsi folks who have created a platform for people to connect, and a strong alternative to proprietary platforms. You all rock.
New episode is out:
The return of the Heron • QT - fork it, maybe? • Phosh so big and pure • Foliate your ebooks • Deepin in beta • Lightly Lemur • Support Joe • Stay safe and eat scones
Nice ambient / white noise app for Android.
Debian @ COVID-19 Biohackathon will start next Sunday 5 April 2020, which for a week invites you to improve biomedical free software and the tools / libraries that support it. https://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2020/03/msg00010.html
Window vs Tabs 😀
One of the best decisions I made was to deactivate those 'read receipts', aka blue ticks, from the IM apps that I use. Not only people stopped asking me for an answer right away but also I stopped waiting for other people's answers as soon as the ticks went blue. #MentalHealth
VS Codium - the community-maintained MIT-Licensed build of Visual Studio Code from Microsoft, is now available in the Snap Store! Edit your code with more added Freedom!
/e/ ROM keeps pushing apps it thinks users might need with no option to disable or uninstall them. This time it was a pdf viewer. Looks nice but I had one installed already and it worked perfectly fine.
I have now switched back to Lineage. This also fixed an issue I was facing (unrelated to /e/) where apps couldn't write to external SD card.
Newsblur - An online open-source RSS reader https://share.tube/videos/watch/819c1f11-e0ff-492d-b4fd-51bf049f76a8
Wasn't aware cat can be used to create a live USB key of the Debian ISO :) (worked with Ubuntu as well)
cat debian-8.0.0-amd64-i386-netinst.iso >/dev/sdb; sync
I have always used dd for this purpose.
Source: Debian Handbook
Original theme on which this is based:
Introducing KDE's 1st video competition: Show off your film-making skills, shoot and edit a promotional clip for Plasma or KDE's applications, and win a @tuxedocomputers computer:
Linux Geeks doing what Linux Geeks do..