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Interesting stuff about DPI, font rendering and UI scaling


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We're excited to announce the launch of GNOME Circle! This new initiative supports apps and libraries that use the GNOME platform. Learn more about how GNOME Circle works in our news article:

#GNOMECircle #opensource #FOSS

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It's time for The Roundup #17, your bytes of Solus news. In this roundup, we’re talking about our new desktop icons implementation for Budgie :budgie: , GNOME :gnome: 3.38, KDE and Plasma :plasma: updates, and more! 🎉

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Loving Zelda & Chill II. I just wish it was on YouTube Music as an actual album instead of a video! But this is the first time I’ve been happy YouTube can pull from YouTube videos to source music, as I can still listen in my preferred app on my phone.

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@Solus curious are there package stats? Would be interesting to see the most popular and unpopular installed packages.

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📦 Just released: 🍡 Bubbles v0.7.5, which contains timing improvements to spinners as well as some additional design choices.

For details, see the release notes:

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* 49%: Chrome, Chrome Mobile
* 24%: Safari, Mobile Safari
* 5.1%: Firefox, Firefox Mobile
* 2.6%: Samsung Internet
* 2.3%: Edge
* 2.2%: Google app
* 1.7%: Chrome Mobile iOS
* 1.3%: Internet Explorer

100% = 16.3 billion page views (desktop+mobile web, non-spider/bot)


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covid19 aerosol transmission 

"A room, a bar and a classroom: how the coronavirus is spread through the air.

Here is an overview of the likelihood of infection in three everyday scenarios, based on the safety measures used and the length of exposure":

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Out now: Glow 1.1.0 🎊

🌟 Config File
Find yourself entering the same flags over and over? Not anymore: glow now supports a config file! See “glow help config”.

🌟 Local-Only Mode
You can now use glow without the network if you fancy. See “glow help”.

Initial commit on 'Dotilim' pushed, a project to change wallpapers in an uniform way with a nice dotfile configuration.

For now only contains a naive Rust CLI that works with GNOME. Would love to create a GUI using the same Rust code as a library sometime! 💭

Small snippet about the curb cut effect:
> Similar effects are found when you think of something like subtitles which were put in place for people with hearing problems. When you look at the raw number of users today, there are probably more students using them to learn a second or third language than people using them with actual hearing disabilities.

Love the branding of these Go CLI tools and packages to build CLI tools:

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Holy crap. Many of these vulnerabilities could have wreaked havock on Apple alone. Also, if a handful of hackers were able to access Apple internal systems this broadly for fun (and bounties, of course), I imagine the NSA and foreign governments can, too.

Just realized I'm now using three package managers on my laptop:
- Ubuntu's apt
- Rust's cargo
- npm's npm

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Firefox is losing, but Mozilla has a plan!

Good video :)

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Rewrote most of teleport and made the UI more modern and rounded ;)

It still needs some error handling before the release.

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Ironic how a package that checks your JS bundle size is itself 353 MB...


I know bundle size and package size are different, still wouldn't like using such a heavy package.

Looking to switch from Protonmail to: Fastmail, StartMail or Soverin.

Anybody experience with one of these services?

Switching away because Protonmail doesn't remember if I'm logged in and the inability to disable the spam filter.

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