Arch on my desktop/laptop, Debian on my servers, Alpine in my containers
Porting Linux to Apple Silicon
New York City is like Linux: - Spend the first year re-learning how to perform basic tasks - Spend the rest of your lifetime claiming how much better it is - Bad drivers
Max Goodhart (@chromakode)Thu, 12 May 2022 17:01 +0000
Removing 'smart' quotes from a file, on the command-line (2 mins read).
A one-liner with
sed to replace 'smart' quotes with regular quotes.
What? you can do that in Linux? It turns out you can! First, let’s see it in action. Here I retrieve a binary from my Raspberry Pi which is an ARM binary and execute it in my x86_64 machine …
Recommended read: Transparently running binaries from any architecture in Linux with QEMU and binfmt_misc – Own your bits https://ownyourbits.com/2018/06/13/transparently-running-binaries-from-any-architecture-in-linux-with-qemu-and-binfmt_misc/
linux clipboards are great if you want your OS to gaslight you you have a text file open, you hit paste, it pasts "foo" you select "bar", hit cut, "bar" disappears you hit paste, "foo" appears where did bar go why is foo still here
foone (@Foone)Fri, 08 Apr 2022 16:24 +0000
LOL. Oh no the Linux source code was leaked 😡😭 reddit.com/r/linuxmasterr…
nixCraft (@nixcraft)Fri, 25 Mar 2022 08:31 GMT
Recommended read: Linux system service bug gives root on all major distros, exploit released https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/linux-system-service-bug-gives-root-on-all-major-distros-exploit-released/
How old were you when realized that grep was g/re/p ? I'm 39
Juan Pablo Daniel (@jpdborgna)Mon, 27 Dec 2021 19:42 GMT
2022 really year of the #linux desktop?
Cyber Panda 🐼 (@c0dehard)Sat, 25 Dec 2021 15:14 GMT
Recommended read: Fix the unit test and open a giant hole everywhere http://rachelbythebay.com/w/2021/12/24/mkdir/
TIL that it’s possible (if not easy) to use `locate` & `updatedb` with independent directory structures in addition to system wide. A la # locate -d ./locatedb
Grant Taylor (@DrScriptt)Sun, 19 Dec 2021 08:39 GMT
the dirty secret is that sound works just fine on linux. it's a just a lie told by the linux-using devs to get out of conference zooms with windows-using management.
Grant Horwood ↙↙↙ (@gbhorwood)Fri, 10 Dec 2021 19:16 GMT
Getting the Battery Status of a Bluetooth Device on Linux (1 mins read).
How to use
dbus-send to retrieve the percentage of battery left on a Bluetooth device on Linux.
Using systemd-tmpfiles to manage temporary files and directories (2 mins read).
How I'm using systemd-tmpfiles to manage a temporary working directory and automagically clean it out.
Recommended read: What desktop Linux needs to succeed in the mainstream https://drewdevault.com/2021/12/05/What-desktop-Linux-needs.html
Some thoughts on recent #Linux elitism (not sure elitism is the right word, but I can't think of a better one right now) I heard on @latenightlinux. ☹️ kevq.uk/this-is-whats-…
Kev Quirk (@kevquirk)Sat, 20 Nov 2021 12:22 GMT
Controlling the Linux Backlight via the Command-Line (1 mins read).
How to manage your screen backlight on the command-line, without installing any tools.
This is the single simplest example I’ve seen of the core difference between Windows and Linux :)
Brian Mork (Hermit) (He/Him) (@hermit_hacker)Sat, 25 Sep 2021 22:19 +0000
Using popular things is sucky. When I have an issue with macOS or Windows, search results are dominated by SEO'd junk articles with little to no information. When I have an issue with Linux, search results are usually awesome and get me directly to the juicy information.
Maddison Hellstrom (@HellsMaddy)Wed, 12 May 2021 21:41 +0000
Possibly unpopular opinion, but I feel like "only merge things after verifying they are valid" should maybe be the default policy of the most used piece of software in the world.
Filippo Valsorda 💉💉⏳ (@FiloSottile)Wed, 21 Apr 2021 14:45 +0000
Brad Spengler (@spendergrsec)Tue, 20 Apr 2021 01:36 +0000
Recommended read: The modern packager’s security nightmare – Michał Górny https://blogs.gentoo.org/mgorny/2021/02/19/the-modern-packagers-security-nightmare/
Breaking: Mars becomes the second planet that has more computers running Linux than Windows.
@mikko (@mikko)Fri, 19 Feb 2021 13:59 GMT
Recommended read: The /bin/true Command and Copyright http://trillian.mit.edu/~jc/humor/ATT_Copyright_true.html
Want to see the difference between Windows 10 and Linux? Install dual boot on a Core i3 laptop. Let people choose which one works better for their needs. #opensource #linux #freesoftware @gknauth @rmtux @opensourceway
Phil Shapiro (@philshapiro)Wed, 27 Jan 2021 23:22 GMT
I was this many days old when I learned that sudo's logo is a creepy looking anthropomorphic sandwich.
April King 🌀 (@CubicleApril)Tue, 26 Jan 2021 20:02 GMT
Checking in on whether 2021 can be the year of the Linux Desktop, not looking good so far
Pillow (@CounterPillow)Fri, 11 Dec 2020 18:05 GMT
sorry i was late i had to install zoom - which meany i needed to update my repositories - and then i had to update some libraries - and my kernel... and the headers... and then reboot with the new kernel... and then install zoom... and well anyway here we are - hi i'm nova
kris Nóva (@krisnova)Fri, 11 Dec 2020 16:30 GMT
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Ian Coldwater 📦💥 (@IanColdwater)Fri, 27 Nov 2020 06:33 GMT
Ian Coldwater 📦💥 (@IanColdwater)Tue, 13 Oct 2020 14:17 +0000
me: "linux [task for automation]" google: "ubuntu forums? stackoverflow?" me: *sighs* me: "arch [task for automation]" google: "here's archwiki with exactly what you want in less than 10 lines"
emily dogmom (@nasamuffin)Mon, 21 Sep 2020 20:55 +0000
Recommended read: GTFOBins https://gtfobins.github.io/
Recommended read: Boot drops to a (initramfs) prompts/busybox - Ask Ubuntu https://askubuntu.com/questions/137655/boot-drops-to-a-initramfs-prompts-busybox#817660
Post details'It's really hard to find maintainers': Linus Torvalds ponders the future of Linux reg.cx/32m0
The Register (@TheRegister)Tue, 30 Jun 2020 11:38 +0000
pegasi for police abolition (@stillinbeta)Wed, 01 Jul 2020 04:34 +0000
Recommended read: Is `sudo` almost useless? - Information Security Stack Exchange https://security.stackexchange.com/questions/232924/is-sudo-almost-useless
The real reason why there’s no sound in space.
That Dragon Guy (@PaintYourDragon)Thu, 04 Jun 2020 23:06 +0000
Linux made it to orbit before it made it to the desktop.
HydroxyCoreyQuinn (@QuinnyPig)Fri, 05 Jun 2020 02:05 +0000
qqmeow (@qqmeow666)Thu, 04 Jun 2020 23:57 +0000
Anna Dodson and I had good fun a couple of years ago with https://github.com/veltman/clmystery and https://overthewire.org/wargames/
Determining What Motherboard You're Using, On Linux (1 mins read).
How to determine what motherboard the machine you're using is reporting, on the command-line with Linux.
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