I'm going to say something about the recent news regarding Microsoft's promise to not attack Linux because of open sourcing 60,000 patents. My theory is going to make people angry, but oh well:

All Micro$oft has to do now is insert a minority (race, gender, sex, etc) and when the member on behalf of M$ is told "no," then they use the CoC to their advantage to get proprietary code in. Remember, no building = no sexual harassment scandal like they can with Google. Most Linux devs work from home.

@Gargron Have you tested Mastodon with Tor Browser? I can't get images to upload correctly. It's just a blank, white image and no one else can see them either. I can see other people's images just fine. I think it has something to do with Mastodon wanting access to my HTML5 canvas info.

btw GIMP is pretty good for pixel art once you get it set up properly!

@TheOuterLinux A quote from the part of the EULA that mentions the trust score (support.apple.com/en-us/HT2084):

To help identify and prevent fraud, information about how you use your device, including the approximate number of phone calls or emails you send and receive, will be used to compute a device trust score when you attempt a purchase. The submissions are designed so Apple cannot learn the real values on your device. The scores are stored for a fixed time on our servers.

HEY! This needs to be boosted: is assigning all its users a trust score just like China does with their social credit score thing but based off of your calling and email activity. It's in the EULA no one reads. theinquirer.net/inquirer/news/ Yo ! Hurry the fuck up! The Librem 5 can't get here fast enough.

If anyone wants this cat on a cellphone case, coffee mug, pillow, notebook, sticker, etc, you can buy it here: teepublic.com/poster-and-art/3. I was going to have shirts, but it didn't look right because of the way it cuts off at the bottom.

Yo dawg,

We herd you like GNU

So we made a VM inside a VM

For us to spy on you while you do the "Linux stuff"

Love, #microsoft
I've just noticed another career #microsoft booster calling #torvalds "jerk" in the headline. These people are so shallow. Microsoft loves Linux just like crocodiles have tears for their prey.
#microsoft PR bunnies take a break from their 'busy schedule' (pushing proprietary Microsoft spyware) to speak about #linux only when it's taken over (entryism) by Microsoft or when they have a carte blanche for attacking Linus (for apologising!)

I for one have loved Linus's "behavior." Sometimes large groups of people make horrible decisions, especially when everyone has a smart phone and an opinion, and we need him to act as "Lord Hell No" to avoid some serious screw-ups. Don't think for a second Microsoft and Intel wont jump all over this, especially when they help pay the bills. People say he has no empathy, but I disagree. It's a fallacy to believe that when one understands a situation that he must also come to terms with it.

Fixing on a laptop mouse and display issue:

1. dir mouse.com /s
2. Pick one of the results and add to AUTOEXEC.BAT as "LH=C:\PATH\TO\MOUSE.COM"
3. dir mouse.sys /s
4. Pick one of the results and add to FDCONFIG.SYS as "DEVICE=C:\PATH\TO\MOUSE.SYS"

In my case, I used MOUSE.COM from Visual Basic for v1.00 and MOUSE.SYS from MS WORD 5.5. Even the touch to click works on my trackpad. I also changed the EGA code numbers in DISPLAY="..." inside of AUTOEXEC.BAT to 437.

If it can't be the backing track to an 80s montage, then your choice of is garbage.

It's and seems like posting a pic is a requirement here. So, I drew one instead using on . Find more at deviantart.com/theouterlinux.

with things like this, i keep wondering why people keep shrugging off my warnings about the EEE of linux distributions via WSL.
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