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@Gargron at least it's not an old school CRT (I assume)

Those things really go bang when the right part fails.

The main worrying noise would be a crackling arcing sound but it should only be from the mains side and is most likely a loose plug

4.8.2 is now out and is a security and maintenance release.

This version fixes 9 security issues ๐Ÿ˜ญ
Which is a bunch of XSS and path traversal plus a SQLi.

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@Mastodon this change is huge for smaller instances and assists in having a distributed network because it means you don't miss out due to your instance size

@Mastodon I'm not sure if it was ActivityPub or some other change but I am seeing more of a thread now instead of, say, 1/4 of the toots. That's a huge change for me.

Trying to chase down a bug that occurs on the bug submitter's computer and not mine (and I'm not even sure how it fails) is annoying.

Dealing with historical command line argument parsing and getopt functions is doubly annoying.

Chrome's private browsing is broken

This defeats the purpose of Incognito. If any website is able to tell you're browsing in private mode, then the browser is leaking data that shows it's not private

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The #W3C error (approving DRM) could never have happened at the #IETF: 10 years after, we would still be exchanging hundreds of emails without making a decision.

Here's a fun TIL: Because the ratio of terms in the Fibonacci sequence approaches phi, and because phi is close to the ratio of km to miles, you can approximate conversion between distances with adjacent Fibonacci numbers.

So 2 km โ‰ˆ 1 mile, 3 km โ‰ˆ 2 miles, 5 km โ‰ˆ 3 miles, 8 km โ‰ˆ 5 miles, 13 km โ‰ˆ 8 miles, etc, etc

@Mastodon I'm not sure if it was ActivityPub or some other change but I am seeing more of a thread now instead of, say, 1/4 of the toots. That's a huge change for me.

has some privacy issues but it's only when you are scanning in old photos so you realise that and date stamping is so very useful too

@dthompson I'm not ๐Ÿ’ฏ convinced they were singing about fruit! ๐Ÿ˜‚

@bob they'll be around to get you once they work out how to start the black helicopters.

"systemctl start helicopter" gives some odd message

Un cรขble RJ45 avec firewall intรฉgrรฉ, c'est une #revolution ! #humour
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Wiki Spotlight: MySQL

Store & sync information about your media libraries in a central database.

kodi.wiki/view/MySQL

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The local television had the first episode of The IT Crowd.

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One arm lost, Stuart seemed a bit forlourn. It is amazing where simple #art can pop up. #MastoArt

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@bortzmeyer @grimsf that's slightly different to your suggestion.

One was whitelisting the directory the files are in and the other was the remote client IP