Instead of relying on the web browser to provide any functionality I created a simply page with some links and icons—using CSS and —to be used as start page for any web browser.

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Reclaiming RSS

“Before Twitter, before algorithmic timelines filtered our reality for us, before surveillance capitalism, there was RSS: Really Simple Syndication … As we move away from the centralised web to the peer web, it’s time to rediscover, re-embrace, and reclaim RSS.”


Who says that for-loops only work with numbers? This one here works in for a org.w3c.dom.Element:

for(Node node=element.getFirstChild(); node!=null; node=node.getNextSibling())

You can also include additinal conditions like


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Because of #GDPR, USA Today decided to run a separate version of their website for EU users, which has all the tracking scripts and ads removed. The site seemed very fast, so I did a performance audit. How fast the internet could be without all the junk!
5.2MB → 500KB

’s new on-canvas editing and preview is awesome!

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GIMP 2.10!

Officially put out today, and it's the largest ever release.

GIMP 2.10 is the result of six years of work that originally focused on porting the program to a new image processing engine, GEGL.

The new version ships with far more new features, including new and improved tools, better file formats support, usability improvements, revamped color management support, a plethora of improvements for digital painters.


Packages for the stable versions of , and () are available in [community] now. Therefore I removed the corresponding git versions from [coderkun-aur-audio].

Finally has been released in version 1.3:

There have also been some great changes for 2.0—which will likely be the next version.

Das Ergebnis der ist so ziemlich das Gegenteil meiner Meinung …

is great for collaboration but I will move to as soon as it supports federation.

The biggest weakness of are the names: is okay but words like or are awkward to pronounce.

What I like about so far: its simplicity. It definitely fits my mindset.

I finally got working again by checking the option “Override User-Agent header value”:

Who thinks restricting requests by user agent is any secure?

is cool but neither compositors (e. g. or ) nor all applications (e. g. ) support it properly. I will stick with for now!


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