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Inkscape Flatpak is looking for a maintainer!
  • well, the point of flatpak is to have bundled dependencies so they run predictably no matter the distro

    if one of your software's dependency gets updated, and your software isn't, you may run into issues - like a function from the library you're using getting removed, or its behaviour changing slightly. and some distros may also apply patches to some of their library that breaks stuff too!
    often, with complex libraries, even when you check the version number, you may have behavioural differences between distros depending on the compile flags used (i.e. some features being disabled, etc.)
    so, while in theory portable builds work, for them to be practical, they most often are statically linked (all the dependencies get built into the executable - no relying on system libraries). and that comes with a huge size penalty, even when compared to flatpaks, as those do have some shared dependencies between flatpaks! you can for example request to depend on a specific version of the freedesktop SDK, which will provide you with a bunch of standard linux tools, and that'll only get installed once for every package you have that uses it

  • To those of you with nothing to hide: One day you might have. Because you don’t make the rules.
  • it depends™

    what are you protecting yourself against?

    for my use case, that'd be good enough, i don't want my school/building admins to snoop on the websites i visit, and don't want to fear academic repercussions for torrenting and such

    though if you think your government is out to get you, then tunneling to another country is probably best!

  • Mozilla roll out first AI features in Firefox Nightly
  • "AI" today mostly refers to LLMs, and whichever LLM you're using, you'll likely face the same issues (wrong answers creeping in, tending towards mediocrity in its answers, etc.) - those seem to be things you have to live with if you want to use LLMs. if you know you can't deal with it, another rebrand won't help anything

  • what OS should I use instead of xubuntu?
  • according to the github readme, you can just run sudo pro config set apt_news=false to disable those

    if you have things set up the way you like on xubuntu, it's maybe worth it to just do that rather than start fresh

  • Le système de crédit social à la française : comment nos données personnelles alimentent des algorithmes de contrôle et d'exclusion
  • me semble que c'était LQDN aussi qui avait écrit sur les facteurs considérés "suspects" par la caf ou l'assmal - c'était principalement des faibles revenus et le handicap.

    et ça me paraît vraiment bidon comme facteurs - je pense que, si y'a des gens qui devraient être considérés suspect, c'est ceux qui reçoivent des aides sans être handi/ALD/faible revenu/précarité/… genre, c'est normal que des gens handicapés aient beaucoup d'aides, c'est moins normal que des gens aisés et sans handicap en aient, et je peux mieux comprendre que ces catégories là soient enquêtés de plus près

  • 📄 rule
  • huh, yeah, i heard of similar things in the US

    here it seems to be worked out through legislation though, rather than private deals, but that means it's much slower to get set in place

  • Unixporn @lemmy.ml yukijoou @lemmy.blahaj.zone

    hacking together a search engine on a work-in-progress setup :3

    This is a woefully underpowered laptop I got for free! I'm working to make it into a secure portable machine (since it does support secureboot & TPM-backed disk encryption) to take on the go that I don't fear losing. This is mostly for doing programming & study, on stuff that doesn't require high-performances, so the 2 gigs of RAM are just about enough for regular use -- and it prevents me from being distracted, as I can't load most website on that poor thing…

    I'm using 2 bars -- I originally only wanted to use a vertical one, unfortunately not all waybar modules support rotation, so I settled for this, which works quite well in my experience :3

    Stuff I use:

    • Catppuccin Frappe as a color scheme on most things
    • Emacs for programming & taking notes (org-mode my beloved)
    • Alacritty as a terminal, with the fish shell
    • Firefox (fuck chromium)
    • stmps as a music player, connected to my selfhosted Nextcloud instance, with a bunch of songs obtained through legal means (obviously)
    • Waybar for a bar, with nm-applet for controlling networkmanager and blueman-applet for controlling bluetooth
    • fcitx5 + mozc for japanese input
    • dwl with the following patches
      • ipc
      • toplevel management
      • touchscreen
      • autostart

    I will probably release all my configs in an organized way once I feel like this setup is closer to completion.

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    I made an IPA keyboard for fcitx on Linux!

    For those who may not know, the IPA (international phonetics alphabet) is widely used for writing out how words are spoken. It's very useful for linguists writing research papers, and for people looking to learn new languages!

    As I wasn't satisfied with most IPA keyboards available, and wanted something that integrated well with fcitx, which I already have to use for japanese input, I re-implemented parts of the SIL IPA keyboard . It's not a one-to-one recreation (yet), because I needed somthing now rather than later, and took some shortcuts to put in all the features I personally needed, but it should be good enough for doing broad transcription of RP English. It should also be fairly trivial to hack in support for most character combinations.

    Feel free to check out the git repo!

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    Gnome: Is there a way to ahve any window available as a dropdown over all workspaces?

    I would like to have a browser with some long running tabs available at all time on all my workspaces -- is there an extension for that?

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    convertablet: a 2-in-1 support daemon for wayland/wlroots compositors

    cross-posted from: https://lemmy.blahaj.zone/post/2496457

    > I'm working on a daemon & collection of other tools and configs to bring better support for 2-in-1 convertible tablets/laptops to Wayland/wlroots compositors! > > This is a preview of how it works on my Lenovo Miix 320-10icr, though I want to extend support to as many devices as possible in the future! > > code > > Right now the only other supported device is the Google Caroline (“Samsung Chromebook Pro”) though I'm looking to support as many devices as possible! Right now, I'm working on better hardware detection to make it work out of the box on more devices. > If you have one of such devices, feel free to get in touch, my contact info is on my website: yukijoou.kemonomimi.gay, I'd be more than happy to help you make your device work with this tool! > > Notable features right now: > > * Working screen rotation using iio sensors > * Keyboard/basestation detection using libusb and specific pid/vids > * Hooks that run on docking/undocking, so you can write your own shell scripts to do fancy things > * A fcitx add-on that adds hooks on input field focus/unfocus to bring full on-screen keyboard support with IME to Wayland (probably the most useful part of this project, may be nice to have on Linux mobile distros if you're into that sorta things!)

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    Unixporn @lemmy.ml yukijoou @lemmy.blahaj.zone

    convertablet: a 2-in-1 support daemon for wayland/wlroots compositors

    I'm working on a daemon & collection of other tools and configs to bring better support for 2-in-1 convertible tablets/laptops to Wayland/wlroots compositors!

    This is a preview of how it works on my Lenovo Miix 320-10icr, though I want to extend support to as many devices as possible in the future!

    code

    Right now the only other supported device is the Google Caroline (“Samsung Chromebook Pro”) though I'm looking to support as many devices as possible! Right now, I'm working on better hardware detection to make it work out of the box on more devices. If you have one of such devices, feel free to get in touch, my contact info is on my website: yukijoou.kemonomimi.gay, I'd be more than happy to help you make your device work with this tool!

    Notable features right now:

    • Working screen rotation using iio sensors
    • Keyboard/basestation detection using libusb and specific pid/vids
    • Hooks that run on docking/undocking, so you can write your own shell scripts to do fancy things
    • A fcitx add-on that adds hooks on input field focus/unfocus to bring full on-screen keyboard support with IME to Wayland (probably the most useful part of this project, may be nice to have on Linux mobile distros if you're into that sorta things!)
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