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Live in Germany? Share this with your friends + family - Today, our government passed a law to force companies (Telekom, Vodafone etc.) to spy on users, even if they’re innocent and haven’t committed a single crime. We can’t let Germany act like the American NSA as well.
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when you're so pissed of speeding people that you report the next one to the police.... and you didn't notice your boss was driving the speeding car ... hell yeah.. 😩

Does someone know about a cloud computing hoster with a free small scale plan or free testing (~30 days)?

Google/Amazon require payment info for that crap and I don't see why I should provide such details for testing purposes.

If you haven't already: take a look at the possible integrations:


There you can estimate the possible power and value of self-hosting a cloud your own!

some tools that can come handy sometimes


--> use at own risk
--> use only for legal purposes
--> didn't check for viruses!

I KNEW it! .. I'm not incompetent! It's just some kind of natural law which sabotages me!


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About the Pauli Effect, which is the supposed tendency for technology to fail in the presence of certain people

Original tweet : twitter.com/tilbots/status/140

That's my luck 😅

Brought my car to the mechanic yesterday. New breaks etc.

Then last night some burglars broke into the garage and stole the safe (70x70x100cm ... must have been really exhausting to remove it 😂 ) ... inside the safe: my car key

It never gets boring with @TFG 😁

@Defolos @newt @detondev @redstarfish

Thank you all for your input!

Yes, I'm sure getting into Emacs alone will be a big piece of work.

With Emacs lacking in pdf rendering is really a downside. Previews will be essential while learning LaTeX.

I planned this as a kind of summer project between the semesters. _Theoretically_ I should have lots of time then. But I'll see. I've so much other stuff on my mind to try/do 🙄

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So...I never used Emacs because I've absolutely no use-case for it.

Now I discovered it has LaTeX editing capabilities.

I wanted to learn LaTeX for quiet a while and this could be the opportunity to both get used to LaTeX AND Emacs.

But first I want to know:

Does someone here have used Emacs for LaTeX? How well does it work? Any issues? Would you recommend other software instead?

spent another ~half hour. Love the rollback feature.

will set it up on my laptop at work tomorrow 🙂

my PC & Laptop at home will follow once Debian11 is out. Complete new installation with on it from the first minute.

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Half an hour in and I already love it. Holy shit 😃

I think spending my rare spare time with testing GNU Guix was a very wise decision 😅

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#GMail is harmful to e-mail ecosystem; its antispam blocking policy matches too many valid messages as spam.

It blocked LastPass email leak warning email, because it contained "a link" to a leaked site.

It blocked an e-mail from goverment agency addressed directly to me.

It discriminates all non-gmail servers, and it's pretty much impossible to own a private SMTP server these days, because GMail will classify everything as spam.

It's not how e-mail should work.

Consider dropping GMail.

Surprisingly I've got some spare time this evening ... so I decided to check out GNU everybody seems to like.

Setting up a Debian10 VM right now to play around 🙂

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new Site Isolation Security Structure is off by default (for now). This is said to prevent cross-domain reading of data in other tabs. Turn it on via about:config => fission.autostart => True

What I _love_ about GNU/Linux:

Despite I use it for AGES now, I still learn something new about it from time to time. And it's always something that makes GNU/Linux even more valuable to me.

(and that it has this great community of course 😁 )

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Oh shoot.... 11pm... only 6.5 hrs of sleep possible .... 🙈


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Übrigens ist jetzt der Moment, eure Gesundheitsämter und Gesundheitsministerien hiervor zu warnen. Telefon, Mail, Fax, Brief.

Empfehlung: „have you tried turning it off and never back on again?“

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