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Roman Zolotarev

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@phessler @canadianbryan Yes, I had exactly the same thought and emailed Ingo at Then got the confirmation from composed with Mutt/1.8.0 (2017-02-23) :)

I wish Ingo were on Matodon or Twitter, but seems email is still the best social network.

Got a Tor hidden service up on my new OpenBSD machine today! Thanks to @romanzolotarev amongst others for their thorough OpenBSD guides. It was fun to configure httpd and relearn how to use ports after not touching it in a decade.


Tried becoming a Patron - but ran in some issues (card holder *needs* to have the same name as Patreon account). Gonna sort them out, you'll have a new pledger today or tomorrow.

on my
fanless desktop computer.

Finally managed to write about my current setup. Will update some photos later, stay tuned :)

Don’t forget to check my Patreon:

@romanzolotarev Really enjoyed reading about your fanless setup. Thanks for taking the time to write it up!

I'm not using zsh (yet?).

Every time I ask someone who uses it whether they like it, they say it's great.

(Almost) every time I ask them what makes it better than bash, the only thing they can think of is 'better completions'.

Which makes sense I guess, completions are awesome.

I was playing with xsetroot(1). In addition to setting the color of your desktop, it can place a binary image. I converted my current desktop. I like it. Dithered images still look awesome. #OpenBSD

You can find the original image here:

@mwlucas @tomasino
Thank you! I also like the mention of vi recovery files in the copyright notice :)

@mwlucas Read your book, posted about it in the most obscure place.:


Thanks for Ed Mastery!

Thanks @tomasino for mentioning it!

I am a programming simpleton. I babble a lot about lately, I am running on most machines I own, I build in my spare time and I have a fetish for niche programming languages.

I am happy to help you if I can. I leave you with the rest to figure it out...

2.3.0 is out! 🎉

- Search your toots
- Download your archive
- Intelligent thumbnail crops
- Pinned toots
- Profile media galleries
- New landing page
- No more ugly media URLs in toots
- LDAP, CAS and SAML integrations
- and many more things!

OpenBSD is very stable and working for me, pretty nice