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Monit!

Just replaced sysutils/fsc with sysutils/monit and so far am loving it. Got tired of fscd occasionally freaking out and going in crazy loops when it comes to restarting stuff over and over.

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http://lcamtuf.coredump.cx/newtcp/

An oldie, but a goldie. Yes, there are different qualities of random.

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yeah! icu strikes again

Honestly icu is a package I really hate upgrading. It seems like anytime I upgrade it, there is always something that did not get properly bumped or is not properly marked as a depend or something.
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Spent like 30 minutes trying to figure out what has happening with dovecot and PHP and why webmail was starting to be funny.

So apparently bits of php fail silently if it wants icu can get it. In this case it resulted in the IMAP module reporting issues connecting to the IMAP server.

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Gitea

I like it. Fairly light. I just wish there was something like it for svn.

Looking at making the migration from svn to git for the purpose of having a webfront end etc for greater collaboration as I move forward.


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FreeBSD Bluetooth Audio

The secret to it that no on mentions is that you need to run sdpd as well. On another note, I am realizing I don't seem to know that much about the protocol.

On another note, currently pondering what it takes to get virtually routable OSS working. Virtual_oss works for a chunk of it, but does not work a constant sync as I can't retarget it with out killing it.

Sndiod was my next stop, but appears to be the same problem... plus no way to map OSS to sndio.

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Getting the One Mix Yoga to work with FreeBSD...

First booting it requires this bit set at boot. During install you will need to enter it at the loader prompt.

hint.uart.0.disabled="1"
hint.uart.1.disabled="1"

Then when finishing the install you will want to add that to '/boot/loader.conf' before exiting and rebooting.

if_iwm_load="YES"
iwm7265Dfw_load="YES"
ums_load="YES"
chvgpio_load="YES"
coretemp_load="YES"

That all is also handy to add as well. The mouse will load up as a UHID device otherwise once devd starts if you let it. Also as / is not mounted yet, unless you load the FW now, the kernel won't be able to load it automatically. The last two are optional.

Just do your standard X stuff and then change the driver to this...

Section "Device" Identifier "Card0"
Driver "scfb"
Option "Rotate" "cw"
Option "NoAccel" "True"
EndSection

The framebuffer driver actually works rather well. Although it will load up corrupt every other time, so you may need to kill X if you restart it.

Sadly FreeBSD as no equivalent of fbcon=rotate:1 .

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On a random note.... there are seriously not enough male belly dancers here in the US. It is to often thought of as a female only art form. :(

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ssh-agent is awesome. And even more awesome with "AddKeysToAgent yes" in ~/.ssh/config .

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On the todo list for my weekend, leather work. Need to put together a belt pouch for my One Mix Yoga. Looking forward to having a small portable unix box again. It is what I missed about my old N900. Although I like that this one is FreeBSD... sadly not as small as the N900 and has no cell connectivity.

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ack! Just noticed https://goatdaddy.net/ was working but not http://goatdaddy.net/ thanks to htaccess erroring on that thanks to the virtual dir for PHP-FPM not being ignored in the htaccess. Forgot it requires a different instance of that for HTTP and HTTPS and had it only ignoring one of them.

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My ZSH prompt...

%B%F{green}[%F{magenta}%n%F{green}@%F{red}%m%F{green}]%F{yellow}$?%F{green}{%F{magenta}`sysctl -n dev.cpu.0.freq`%F{green},%F{red}`sysctl -n dev.cpu.0.temperature`%F{green}}%F{cyan}%/%b%f%B%F{green}%f%F{magenta}$(__git_ps1)%f>%b%f

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FreeBSD 11.2 on the One Mix Yoga

Got a One Mix Yoga and I've thrown FreeBSD 11.2 on it. I've been really pleased with it. Sound and touch screen does not work, but wireless and the mouse does so it all good.

Also I am really pleased with the performance of the scfb X driver.

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Been reconning my new One Mix Yoga via Xubuntu 18.04 for getting FreeBSD on it. One thing has really stood out to me and that is how fucking little software is available in Ubuntu.

Also was Pocket Pussy already taken for a release name?

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One Mix Yoga, got one coming and am going to be trying FreeBSD out on it. Looking forward to it.

Should be interesting, given its very low power proc and small size.

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https://asciimoo.github.io/searx/

I definitely suggest checking it out. It works fairly nicely. Just finished setting up my own personal instance here.
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For those not familiar with it, it is a meta search engine that searches other search engines and anonymizes your searches.

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When it comes to the GDFPR, I find it curious how people constantly overlook it does nothing to shutdown the bad actors. Just creates some fines the large companies can pay, requires them to rewrite their software, and add a few additional bits to their EULAs so it can be business as usual.

The fact it did not outlaw the sort of datamining Google and Facebook does and adds in toeknized pseudonymisation is all one needs to see it is a joke. Sure, you can ask them to delete the mapping key, but that is pointless with the amount of data being gathered as it will quickly be regenerated.

Crony capitalism at its finest. Allows large companies to be pieces of shit while helping lock out smaller ones.

It utterly ignores what it is trying to regulate is a market that needs to flat out die.

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Watching people try to defend WebUSB is painful and cringe worthy.

On a similar note it is curious to watch people deny the massive holes in the GDPR.

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Red Shell Spyware

Been interesting to look at how the mods on various subreddits have been burying it. On the popular gaming subreddits there are no pinned posts about it, despite the level of scandal, notability, and the like of it.

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Hunter S. Thompson Calls Tech Support, Unleashes a Tirade Full of Fear and Loathing (NSFW). A classic https://goo.gl/G2v8k https://t.co/Zk08Ry3hzD
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Shadowrun

Really need find a game. Been way to long.

Really need to see about getting a game going on like Wednesday or Thursday night.

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interesting...

https://github.com/git-federation/gitpub

Started following that a bit.

Interesting idea and I like the basic idea. Although if that group produces anything, I'll be surprised.

What started out as federated pull requests has devolved into attempting to build a federated ticketing system by a group of people who are paranoid as fuck to the point of being crippled by it and clearly don't have much experience working with ticketing systems.

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The Justice Department and the Department of Homeland Security have said they need more power to stop drone threats to government facilities. A new bill in Congress gives them too much.

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This isn't quite how I remembered this game
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Woot! Gallery updated...

https://vvelox.net/pics/gallery/

Finally got around to re-rendering it.

Also pondering Toader2 and what I've learned from writing the original one. It and the ZConf stuff are something I've really run out of energy to work on. Both have major issues that need fixing. ZConf though was definitely a interesting experiment even though I never had the chance to push it to its full potential.

Pondering basing the a new one around Text::MultiMarkdown and making it more sorta Githubish.

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Some thoughts on Microsft buying Github...

I am less than worried.

The major company to worry about that constantly gets a pass is Google. On top of that when it comes to companies shit for open source I'll throw Red Hat in there as well. Both of them have done more to seriously fuck the open source community in the last decade than Microsoft has...

Wayland, systemd, constant use of embrace and extend, the fuckery that is Android, killing XMPP, killing CalDAV, and a whole host of other issues...

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someone on discord was complaining about muscly women characters so i doodled this out of spite lmao

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Some initial thoughts on Friendica v. Mastodon...

CPU usage between the two seems to favor Mastodon, but not notably. Likely could get that to drop a bit if I tweak PHP-FPM a bit. The only real draw back I see is the requirement for MySQL(wtf) or one one of its drop ins. No PostgreSQL support.

That said dealing with Mastodon, node, and Ruby really made me appreciate PHP.

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*wearing a lego necklace* hey what do you think of my block chain

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And contacts now migrated...

Wooha! I've now completed adding the various contacts from mastodon to this post pulling that info out of PostgreSQL.

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W00t! Trying something new...

Trying out Friendica as I've gotten tired of dealing with the fuckery that is keeping Ruby happy in terms of Mastodon.

PHP, Ruby, and Python all very much make me appreciate Perl. Especially with how much more portable it is than those three unless you are doing something extremely OS specific.
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