Using a Steam controller with the Nintendo switch

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I have been playing Hades a lot recently on my Switch. I’ve had the switch for a couple of years ago, but the long sessions of Hades are the first time I have been dissatisfied with the Joy-cons. from https://barrenfrozenwasteland.com/2020/11/using-a-stream-controller-with-the-nintendo-switch

Why Did Mozilla Remove XUL Add-ons?

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During the past few days, I’ve been chatting with Firefox users, trying to separate fact from rumor regarding the consequences of the August 2020 Mozilla layoffs. One of the topics that came back a few times was the removal of XUL-based add-ons during the move to Firefox Quantum. from https://yoric.github.io/post/why-did-mozilla-remove-xul-addons/

Multiple GPUs in a Skull Canyon NUC

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Every 3 years at Canonical we get a laptop refresh fund. I used my last one to buy a ThinkPad T450. My next one is due in November this year. I was considering replacing the ThinkPad with a desktop computer of some kind. from https://listed.to/@popey/17478/multiple-gpus-in-a-skull-canyon-nuc

Launching Keyoxide.org

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Today, I’m excited to launch Keyoxide.org, the lightweight and FOSS solution to make basic cryptography operations accessible to regular humans. Keyoxide. from https://yarmo.eu/post/keyoxide

Split Personality Snaps

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Broadly speaking, most snaps in the Snap Store fall into one of two categories, desktop applications and server daemons. The graphical applications such as Chromium and Spotify use desktop files, which ensure they can be opened on demand by any user via a menu or launcher. from https://snapcraft.io/blog/split-personality-snaps

Coronavirus: Huge disruption to cancer care revealed

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Cancer care in England has faced major disruption during the pandemic with big drops in numbers being seen following urgent referrals by GPs, figures show. The number of people being assessed by a cancer doctor within two weeks of a referral fell to 79,500 – a drop of 60% in April. from https://www.bbc.com/news/health-52985446

Ubuntu 20.10 Desktop to gain official Raspberry Pi support?

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While Ubuntu server is officially supported on the Pi 2, 3, and 4 (including the new 8GB RAM variant of the Pi 4), getting the Ubuntu desktop running on the mini PC has so far been a community effort. from https://joeress.com/ubuntu-20-10-desktop-to-gain-official-raspberry-pi-support/