What every #linux user should know about setting up and using sound themes https://opensource.com/article/18/6/sound-themes-linux
How to use the history command in #Linux https://opensource.com/article/18/6/history-command
For the last couple of weeks, I've been working with Tekan, an @WekanApp or @trello-like plugin for #TiddlyWiki. It's simple, but effective for a pair of personal projects, and for a pre-release workflow at the day job
Once upon a time, someone offered me in the region of $150 to write a 400-page manual for his software. Not $150 an hour, but $150 for the project.
Needless to say, I declined. Probably not as politely as I should have. Anyway, I saw the manual about a year later. It looked and read like he'd paid someone $150 to write it ...
Well, this is pretty shit: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-06-03/microsoft-is-said-to-have-agreed-to-acquire-coding-site-github although I've never been a fan of "almost" open source Github... they have simply been enjoying the network effect.
New at The Plain Text Project: Going from #Markdown to Word Processor https://plaintextproject.online/2018/06/04/wordpro.html #plaintext
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my biggest take regarding #ForkOff is this: don't make it into a bigger deal than it is (and that goes both directions). it's not world-shattering. it won't end the fediverse. it won't save the fediverse. nothing will happen overnight. change is long, and hard, and progress is slow.
keep your expectations realistic, and i could REALLY do without the fearmongering on my feeds. this isn't the first time people have talked about forking mastodon, and wow, we're all still here lol.
Good #writing advice from Warren Ellis:
"Don't fetishise starting with a blank page on Day One. Note the ideas down as they come to you, and test and expand them when you feel like it, and soon enough a pretty big chunk of the job is done, and your gig on Day One is largely down to construction, drum fills and improv."
Start your week with the latest from The Monday Kickoff: https://mondaykickoff.com/kickoff-for-june-4-2018
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Playing with, and posting to, @pixelfed. It's taking a bit of getting used to, but so far so good
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