I wish there was a good middle ground between "easy like Gitea" and "simple like cgit". Maybe I should try building one?

Nah, I can't focus for that long

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i kinda want to go back to my old setup with cgit+gitolite+git-daemon but i don't want to break links pointing to my gitea and aah

maybe i should just not care

just wrote two quick scripts to update all my containers and hopefully i'll now do updates instead of not bothering with them.

ebc.li/updater.txt

Hey, look at that my "old" ZTE Axon 7 port still works!

gitlab.com/admicos/pmaports/-/

I'd send it upstream, but

a) It's using the downstream kernel, and msm8996 is supposed to be "easy" to mainline. (I had problems and don't really care ATM)

b) I don't trust myself to maintain it properly. I'll lose interest quickly.

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PSA: upgrade your prosody to 0.11.9 ASAP people https://prosody.im/security/advisory_20210512/

If anyone runs arch and trusts me https://burtrum.org/aur/prosody-1%3A0.11.9-1-x86_64.pkg.tar.zst or build yourself https://github.com/moparisthebest/arch-ppa/tree/master/src/prosody

Shameless plug: If you are very brave you can also run this beta software in front of your XMPP server to prevent too-big stanzas from getting to it in the first place: https://github.com/moparisthebest/xmpp-proxy

late take on the audacity mess 

it's not pulseaudio as i can reproduce it with pipewire, and if it's the kernel than why is it not fixed since 2018 there?

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late take on the audacity mess 

maybe audacity should fix the bugs that cause their program to break people's (including me) microphone input completely system-wide (unable to fix without a full reboot) _before_ installing google analytics

github.com/audacity/audacity/i

reproduction steps:

- have a motherboard with a Realtek ALC1220 sound chip
- try recording stuff

I don't know what my shortcuts are, all I know is where to place my fingers to get them to trigger

I'd get a proper Xbox controller but I don't really need any right now and don't want to do another impulse purchase. My last one hasn't even arrived yet

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Is literally nobody using (knockoff) PS3 controllers on Linux? The right joystick only recognizes one axis and nothing I search brings usable results. I have two controllers and both of them have the same error, so it's not a hardware thing as far as I can tell.

just checking out this station thing. dunno if i'll keep using it but it's pretty interesting nonetheless!

gemini://station.martinrue.com

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Can you suggest me some affordable but reliable UPS solutions, enough to do a graceful shutdown/hibernate when I'm already on the computer?

Power outages are frequent these days and I worry losing data now that I have to deal with a desktop.

Boosts appreciated :boost_ok:

aouch, browsers don't seem to support hevc. that's sad innit?

anyway, downloading the videos seems to work so hopefully i can still share them with the people i want to

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End result: 8GB of videos converted down to just 423MB

That's pretty neat I'd say. Even uploading this is going to be a challenge though

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Just converting from h264 to h265 got up to 3x speed and is hovering at 1.5x, so that's faster than I expected.

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There is NO WAY this thing compressed my 2.1G video to just a measly 67M!

I mean, I did convert from 4k60 to 720p30, but still, other ~1G videos ended up near 200-300M

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the same settings + adding "-c:v libx265 -vtag hvc1" still seems to convert at around 1x speed, if a bit lower. so not that much of a difference. now let's see what the end file size is

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i'd like to try av1 and whatnot, but afaik stuff like iOS doesn't support it and it takes a ridiculously long time to convert. am i wrong?

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