Trumpet blowing

By mcphail

Congratulations to Mr Stuart Langridge on his award from OpenUK. He’s a tremendous asset to the Open Source community, but terrible at Dudo. (comments have been disabled for this post to deny the subject a right to reply)

Using a Steam controller with the Nintendo switch

By iftttbot

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

Why Did Mozilla Remove XUL Add-ons?

By iftttbot

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

Multiple GPUs in a Skull Canyon NUC

By iftttbot

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


By iftttbot

Today, I’m excited to launch, the lightweight and FOSS solution to make basic cryptography operations accessible to regular humans. Keyoxide. from

Split Personality Snaps

By iftttbot

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