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How did you get into coding/programming?
  • In grade 5-6 we had a course on typing, it was boring so instead I played NIBBLES.BAS and GORILLA.BAS started modifying the Basic code to give me more lives.

    Some time later I got hold of Visual Basic 3.0 and made some small programs, after that I was told that the cool kids were programming in C++ so i got hold of Borland C++ Builder 1.0 and played with it.

    The latest language I learned was Python, this was when Oracle brought Sun (2009) I was fond of Java but wanted a language that was not in the clutches of a corporation, and Python was already on the rise back in 2009.

    I think starting with Python is a good idea, when you get better at the language you can then add more languages like C/C++ or whatever you feel for, because when you know one programming language its easier to learn another one.

  • Metal elitism rule
  • They are some of my favorite.

  • Metal elitism rule
    • Ghost of the navigator
    • Passchendeale
    • Powerslave
  • Guys, there's a solution that we haven't considered.
  • I was thinking of Feinstein, doh.

    Good, Pelosi is a little young but I'll allow it.

  • 2meirl4meirl
  • The educated kind of fraud 🧐

  • Guys, there's a solution that we haven't considered.
  • Can we find a candidate that's a little less maggot ridden?

  • Google’s Repair Policy Is Broken
  • Google is broken, they have had no end user service for many years.

    I think you can get service if you are a government or large company.

  • elon rulemusk
  • So Elmo if you aren't cis are you then bi, gay, ace or trans?

  • Linux 6.11 To Offer More Fine-Tuned Control Over Swappiness
  • Hibernation needs a swap partition that's at least the same size as the memory.

    Nvm: vivid.. already mentioned hibernation.

  • keyboard defender
  • Right background

  • Flatpak haters seem to believe that if an app isn't on their distro's repos, it's the developers' fault.
  • Yep that's all well and good, but what flatpack doesn't do automatically is clean up unused libs/dependencies, over time you end up with several versions of the same libs. When the apps are upgraded they get the latest version of their dependency and leave the old behind.

  • Flatpak haters seem to believe that if an app isn't on their distro's repos, it's the developers' fault.
  • Great that you have 4tb on your root partition then by all means use flatpack.

    I have 256Gb on my laptop, as I recall I provisioned about 40-50gigs to root.

  • Flatpak haters seem to believe that if an app isn't on their distro's repos, it's the developers' fault.
  • I should have noted that I'll compile myself when we are talking about something that should run as a service on a server.

  • Flatpak haters seem to believe that if an app isn't on their distro's repos, it's the developers' fault.
  • Because it's easier to use the version that's in the distro, and why do I need an extra set of libraries filling up my disk.

    I see flatpack as a last resort, where I trade disk space for convenience, because you end up with a whole OS worth of flatpack dependencies (10+ GB) on your disk after a few upgrade cycles.

  • Flatpak haters seem to believe that if an app isn't on their distro's repos, it's the developers' fault.
  • Because it's easier to use the version that's in the distro, and why do I need an extra set of libraries filling up my disk.

    I see flatpack as a last resort, where I trade disk space for convenience, because you end up with a whole OS worth of flatpack dependencies (10+ GB) on your disk after a few upgrade cycles.

  • Flatpak haters seem to believe that if an app isn't on their distro's repos, it's the developers' fault.
  • If I can choose between flatpack and distro package, distro wins hands down.

    If the choice then is flatpack vs compile your own, I think I'll generally compile it, but it depends on the circumstances.