The New Show 13: Unlucky For Some

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The best and worst jobs in IT, memorable parties, shopping habits, getting old and grumpy, and self improvement goals.

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00:00:43 What’s the best party you’ve ever been to and what’s the worst?
00:06:54 We get more cynical and grumpy as we get older. Why?
00:10:56 What do you think the best and worst jobs are in IT?
00:17:08 If you could be hypnotised to stop yourself doing something from today onwards, what would it be?
00:25:33 One big shop or lots of little shops?

2.5 Admins 13: bs=1mebibyte

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Intel almost catching up to AMD with Tiger Lake, the .uk fiasco, and why you shouldn’t be using dd.

 

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OpenZFS Developer Summit

All Things Open 2020

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News

Hands-on with Intel’s i7-1185G7 Tiger Lake prototype laptop

Intel’s run at the GPU market begins with Tiger Lake onboard graphics

What the hell is going on with .uk?

.uk registry operator Nominet responds to renewed criticism – by silencing its critics

.uk overlord Nominet tells everyone not to worry about ‘distorted’ vote allocations in its board elections

 

Free consulting

We were asked about block size while using dd. Jim mentioned his blog post about iostat.

 

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Late Night Linux – Episode 99

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Why WireGuard is the only VPN software worth using, games becoming open source, the slow demise of Mozilla, Cloudflare synergy with the Wayback Machine, KDE Korner, 3D printing updates, and more.

 

News

Amnesia is now open source!

BBC Micro Elite source code

Firefox usage is down 85% despite Mozilla’s top exec pay going up 400%

Killed by Mozilla

Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine gets way more websites in Cloudflare fail-over deal

 

WireGuard

Félim has been playing with WireGuard, and tells us about how easy it is to set up and use.

 

KDE Korner

Running PlasmaShell with Vulkan

KDE websites update

 

 

 

 

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The New Show 12: Significant Stickers

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The nature of native Linux apps and some good examples, friends in awkward situations, stickers on laptops, and bad movies that we keep watching.

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00:00:45 Stickers on laptops? Or not?
00:03:14 What are some native Linux apps you think are a great example of good modern and intuitive UI design?
00:14:30 At what point do you muster the guts to tell your friend that they are better off without their significant other?
00:21:04 What’s the worst movie you’ve seen more than five times?