History and effective use of Vim

By iftttbot

This article is based on historical research and on simply reading the Vim user manual cover to cover. Hopefully these notes will help you (re?)discover core functionality of the editor, so you can abandon pre-packaged vimrc files and use plugins more thoughtfully. from https://begriffs.com/posts/2019-07-19-history-use-vim.html

LXD, I love you

By mcphail

Don’t ask me what lxd does. Or what lxc does. Or how lxd relates to lxc. I just know that lxd (or lxc – this confuses the hell out of me) is an awesome piece of software. Having snagged a new vanity domain in the .uk release, I decided to bite the bullet and join…

Hosting your own cloud, 2019 edition

By iftttbot

It’s been a long time since I first wrote about self hosting “cloud” services to avoid reliance on third party companies that harvest your data. Things have moved on a lot since then, so I thought it was about time to write about my current set-up. from https://barrenfrozenwasteland.com/2019/07/hosting-your-own-cloud-2019

Debian 10 buster released

By iftttbot

After 25 months of development the Debian project is proud to present its new stable version 10 (code name buster), which will be supported for the next 5 years thanks to the combined work of the Debian Security team and of the Debian Long Term Support team. from https://www.debian.org/News/2019/20190706

The ESP32-S2, Is It Almost Ready?

By iftttbot

Announced back in May by Espressif, it appears that beta silicon for the upcoming ESP32-S2 is now shipping to some community members, and one recipient, Seon Rozenblum from the Unexpected Maker, has put together an amazing first look review of the new silicon. from https://blog.hackster.io/the-esp32-s2-is-it-almost-ready-aa62f2d6b916

Faster snap development – additional tips and tricks

By iftttbot

Recently, we published several blog posts, aimed at helping developers enjoy a smoother, faster, more streamlined experience creating snaps. We discussed the tools and tricks you can employ in snapcraft to accelerate the speed at which you iterate on your builds. from https://snapcraft.io/blog/faster-snap-development-additional-tips-and-tricks

Thrillingly rude! Why Richard Herring is the best celeb interviewer in Britain

By iftttbot

Michael Parkinson’s greatest failure was that he never asked Muhammad Ali if he had ever tried to fellate himself. Parky’s understandable instinct not to have his face caved in deprived the world of what you can be sure would have been a compelling answer. from https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2019/jul/03/thrillingly-rude-why-richard-herring-is-the-best-celeb-interviewer-in-britain