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Most, if not all, of these ebooks retail for more than the $1, $8, and $15 levels. Many of them retail for more than the $30 level, which also gets you "The Linux Programming Interface", which alone retails for $79.95.

And you get to pick the charities. What are you waiting for?


Remember that 'Learning' must be cumulative and that your memory looks very like a FIFO. Just pipe your outputs to your input.

Now in manuals :

unveil(2) — unveil parts of a restricted filesystem view


Ok, so 'gutenprint' package install a whole linux system as dependencies (cups, dbus, avahi, cairo, ...)

@mulander 2GB? Generous.

My rule is, give developers PCs that match the smallest spec the software is supposed to run on. And plug your ears, because they'll whinge.

There should be a global 'awareness' week for developers. For a week reduce your RAM to 2 GB, disable all cores except 2, downscale your resolution to 1366x768 and cap your internet at 1 Mbps (or less for mobile developers)...

Maybe, just maybe we will start to have less crappy, bloated software.

Main threat for the Internet: see level rise. Fiber optics don't like water. Most land-based fibers are not protected against floods.


===> shellcheck-0.4.7 is marked as broken for i386: needs a fixed rts/Linker.c in ghc .


The first rule of the internet club is :
- Don't waste your time caring about the slanders

Offices are kind of... Bad. Libraries all have quiet study areas because people realize that many people need a quiet environment to do challenging work, but for some reason that logic never carried over into the workplace.

"This is a flaw in the 32-bit version of glibc that prevents C programs from even opening files larger than 2GB."


And there is the next speculative CPU vulnerability. This time a variant of 1 (CVE-2018-3693) and called Speculative Bounds Check Bypass Store (BCBS).


Towards Better Understanding of Black-box Auto-Tuning: A Comparative Analysis for Systems


"Ext4 alone has around 60 parameters with whopping 10**37 unique combinations of values. Default parameter settings provided by vendors are often suboptimal [...] tuning even a small subset of parameters can improve power and performance efficiency of storage systems by as much as 9x"