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It's pretty impressive that rsync manages to work despite the fact that I'm pretty sure I give it different options every time I try to type them from memory.
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For your consideration: news.ycombinator.com/item?id=2

It gets dumped on a lot but only for being unpopular. Every other living option is 10 years behind in terms of problems. (Remember when everyone had that hash collision vulnerability?)

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the ancient romans are best known for the invention of the forum, a place where citizens could go to discuss and argue about topics of interest. modern scholars hotly debate whether the original forum was phpbb or vbulletin

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In the ideal technolibertarian world, being unable to start your car in an emergency is just normal.

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Germany has three currencies:
- Euros
- plastic bottles
- Sanifair vouchers

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I will never be a gentoo :gentoo: babe. Debian :debian: for lyfe :blobdab:

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Want to (finally!) enable Firefox to switch tabs by using the mouse-wheel over the tab-bar?

Go to "about:config" and set "toolkit.tabbox.switchByScrolling" to true.

Works starting from Firefox 66.

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curl is 160,000 lines of code documented with 36,900 lines of man pages. Turns 21 years old this Wednesday. #curl21

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With the debate over #Microsoft #Windows vs #GNU #Linux raging on, I look at why Windows is unquestionably the top choice in the foreseeable in terms of ease, #accessibility, and #ethics. Noble as #FOSS advocacy is, can it really compete, especially among #women, going forward?

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- a microSD card weighs somewhere around 0.4g
- the highest capacity microSD that's easily available is 256GB
- a trebuchet can throw a 90kg projectile over 300m

90kg worth of microSD cards is 225,000 of them

Therefore a trebuchet can throw 57.6PB of data over 300m

This would have the highest throughput of any telecommunications network ever created

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I'm dying

What absolute garbage consulting company came up with this "survey". What possible human on this planet could ever answer these question anything but sarcastically.

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