Published at last! :)

Purely Static — a simple guide to build and publish a static website with Pelican, GitLab Pages and Let's Encrypt

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Nice! HIBP has a "Pwned Passwords" feature containing passwords previously exposed in data breaches.

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Alessandro Castellani—the developer behind the excellent Sequeler and Taxi apps—is building Akira, a native UI/UX design tool for elementary OS. Help him raise the funds necessary to hire on some stellar community developers and get the first release out!

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Noticed it just now: Firefox now includes an option to hide system title bars. Nice!

@architect has a nice list. You can also test all fonts online at

The nerdfonts project ( might also be useful if you want ligatures, icons etc.,

I use Inconsolata at present.

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With the shortly upcoming Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, Canonical is making it super easy to take advantage of Linux kernel live patching.

Live patching lets you install and apply critical Linux kernel security updates without rebooting your system.

Live patching is pretty fast, too. Most kernel fixes apply in seconds, and without any interference to whatever it is you’re doing.


Wasn't aware apt autoremove accepted a package name as an argument. Nice!

I've always used:
apt remove package
followed by:
apt autoremove

@ChrisWere Inter UI (sans) might be worth checking out too. Looks nice on the desktop and the web. For serif, I'm using Merriweather and Inconsolata for monospace.

Inter UI -
Merriweather -
Inconsolata should be in the repos.

@bowner1012 Trying plasma/KDE again after a long time. Have been hearing a lot about it in the recent Ubuntu and JB podcasts! Had to do some extra setup to suit my needs but looking good so far. I've disabled compositor/effects, installed plasma-pa and plasma-network modules for the sound and network applets in the panel. Apparently, the kubuntu-desktop and plasma-desktop meta packages doesn't include them for some reason. Or it could be due to my changing DE's so often!

@bowner1012 Today, I'm using the MATE desktop (on Ubuntu 17.10). Yesterday it was the GNOME Shell 🙂 No favorite yet! Looking for something simple but modern/stylish and doesn't require much tweaking/extensions etc.,

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Medium needs to stop doing this, or people need to stop using Medium.

It's a website that hosts blogs.

That you read.

it doesn't need your Fooglebaceook account.

@artixx Not yet! I'm still using the web interface and Tusky on Android.

Will post an update here if I find a good desktop client when I get the chance to test.

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The caffeine tile in Android is very useful during development/debugging. Disables screen lock for the specified time.

ps_mem — a utility to accurately report the core memory usage for a program

Nice find: Artha ( Select word -> press hotkey (Ctrl + Alt +W in my case): definition displayed as a notification!

This article made me try Artha again

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