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I am convinced that what needs is an accessible (for non-technical users) or based distro with graphical install, package management, system configuration and revision/generation management tools, so that common people can benefit from reproducible package management and configuration without becoming sysadmins or developers.

I ache for the day when I don't have to recommend new users to use some Ubuntu-based distro just because they're the least terrible of all the non-programmer options.

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Linux stores/platforms should use and/or to package games instead of their own custom script solutions.

That would allow
* specifying custom Wine builds
* pinning dependency versions
* trivially maintaining and applying patches
* creating wrappers and setup scripts
* atomic upgrades with rollback
* explicit and reproducible dependency resolution
* maintaining your own easily shareable repos with custom packages and overrides
* a platform/frontend-agnostic packaging solution (no need to use any particular GUI - can just manage your games with Nix/Guix directly)

It would also contribute to the declarative package management revolution.

Just look at this list: alternativeto.net/software/lut - wouldn't it be great if those could all use the same packaging format and use/extend a common upstream repo?

Guix is ahead of Nix in this: gitlab.com/guix-gaming-channel

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Word for genital in foreign language; no actual genital 

Seems like Amazon couldn't be arsed to hire Swedish translators, and now there's a lot of kukar on their website: pixfed.com/c/22717289649629184

Just realised how cold the colour balance ended up. Oh well.

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Ideaguy strikes again.

I promise I have contributed actual work to open source too.. not just armchair brainstorming. Wouldn't mind doing a bit more of it though.

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It's a small thing but I may have contributed to the matrix spec by suggesting the name "space" for an upcoming proposal to support rooms that are collections of other rooms: github.com/matrix-org/matrix-d

I may leave a legacy after all 😮

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I should write a bot that replies to every cryptoart post with the carbon emission cost of the piece being talked about

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Mobilizon. Your events. Your groups. Your data.

Go behind the scenes of the design of #Mobilizon, our new tool to free your groups and events from Facebook.

framablog.org/2020/10/27/mobil

(illus CC-By @davidrevoy)

Here I sit feeling like today is somehow different for the worse.

Then I realise I haven't had my coffee!

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@sudoreboot
:) I'm a fan of #Unity7 too.
In case you haven't heard, it's still available: ubuntuunity.org/

It's probably a red flag when you try to convert someone from Windows to and they spend all their time trying to make everything exactly like Windows. Just leads to frustrations when they break their installation or user session pushing the limits of [insert DE]'s customisation capabilities.

Next time I help someone I'm going to recommend them a radically different UX from what they're used to. That way they get a chance to really see that Linux isn't just some bad imitation of "the normal OSs" with weird quirks that only attracts staunch MS/Apple haters and hipster hackers.

So no elementaryOS/pantheon for Apple refugees and no KDE, Mint/Cinnamon or similar for Windows refugees.

It was likely for the best that I started my Linux journey using Unity. Still miss Unity 7. RIP.

Oh wait this is actually every day. The elvanse is kicking in.

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I guess today is creative visionary day for me.

Me ideaguy. Me start skeleton projects. Someone else pls do the actual work whi-- OHH SHIINY!!

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A structural editor like this is exactly what needs. It would be the second[1] biggest killer feature of the language and it would make today's word processors for natural languages (such as ) look archaic.

[1]: the biggest one is to communicate unambiguously with aliens, if that ever becomes relevant. Unless that's finally a usecase for ?

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A structural editor like this is exactly what needs. It would be the second[1] biggest killer feature of the language and it would make today's word processors for natural languages (such as ) look archaic.

[1]: the biggest one is to communicate unambiguously with aliens, if that ever becomes relevant. Unless that's finally a usecase for ?

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