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Octtย 1st March 2023 at 11:52am

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Octtย 13th February 2024 at 3:17pm

1337x is a torrent search engine.

In recent years, the service has become more popular than some of its older alternatives, in part thanks to some of its quality-ensuring rules.

The site features text search, categories, and user profiles.

Octtย 29th January 2024 at 11:27am

Wikipedia

Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/2048 (video game)

Gamin' Time

Embed of https://play2048.co

Implementations

Clones

Octtย 25th February 2023 at 11:24am

A diverse 2048 clone, nice fun.

Gamin' Time

Embed of https://2248game.com

Octtย 20th February 2024 at 12:43pm

Wikipedia

Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/3D modelling

  • Blender
  • SugarCAD โ€” free 3D modeling software made for schools (and for everyone!)
Octtย 19th January 2024 at 12:44am

Wikipedia

Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/6502

Octtย 15th February 2023 at 7:43pm
Octtย 6th February 2023 at 11:15am
Octtย 9th February 2023 at 10:34am

Good places to get abandonware:

Octtย 11th November 2023 at 11:31pm

Wikipedia

Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/ActivityPub

  • ActivityPub.Academy โ€” fork of Mastodon that has been adapted to visualize the ActivityPub protocol exchanges between different Mastodon instances โ€” [Git]
Octtย 22nd December 2023 at 11:07pm

Wikipedia

Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adobe Flash

  • Flashๅฎ˜็ฝ‘ โ€” Adobe Flash Player๏ผŒ่ฟ่กŒๆ›ด็จณๅฎš๏ผŒๅŠŸ่ƒฝๆ›ดๅ…จ้ข โ€” apparently Flash is not discontinued in China and this is where you get it from
Octtย 1st January 2024 at 7:57pm

Wikipedia

Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Advertising

A few ads providers that seem to not be problematic?:

  • A-ADS โ€” Crypto & Bitcoin advertising Network
  • Carbon Ads โ€” Reach Creators and Developers at Scale
Agile article covers, from stock photos to AI
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    Agile article covers, from stock photos to AI

    Octtย 8th October 2023 at 10:39pm

    Sometimes, when writing a blog or KB article, it's easy to struggle finding a decent cover image for that piece. Why that's something you need to do, is explained by The importance of cover images on articles.

    Oftentimes, however, we don't have a picture that fits these requirements good โ€” or maybe we don't have any image at all even marginally regarding the article, and really can't find a way to make one, unless with too much effort or money. Exactly in this scenario, stock photos and AI-generated imagery fit perfectly.

    Some good tools for the job:

    • Craiyon โ€” Free to use without and account, with no ratelimits or the like; gives 9 images in 60 seconds, but they are low-quality, getting the wanted image requires much trial and error; images are given 256x256 but can be upscaled to 1024x1024, and they have a watermark but it's easy to remove it with free online tools.
    • (New) Bing Image Creator โ€” Powered by DALL-E 3, mostly free to use but requires an account and generation is slow without credits (which can be bought with Rewards points, or 25 for free weekly)
    Octtย 1st March 2023 at 8:01am

    Wikipedia

    Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alcohol

    Ethanol

    Wikipedia

    Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ethanol

    A proposito di alcol
    I danni sociali dell'alcol sono numerosi e di alta portata

    รˆ sempre stato cosรฌ ma oggi

    • Dovrebbe essere piรน ovvio grazie ai moderni mezzi che permettono rapida diffusione globale di notizie e conoscenza.
    • Chi ha una vita comune non ha bisogno di sfasciarsi con l'alcol o fare altre cose pericolose/dannose per emozioni momentanee, la vita per quanto piena di problemi รจ comunque migliore di quella dei nostri antenati.
    No level of alcohol consumption is safe for our health
    Alcohol is a toxic, psychoactive, and dependence-producing substance classified as a Group 1 carcinogen.
    Risks potentially start from the first drink, as no minimum level of consumption has ben identified from which the risks start, and that below it are absent.
    The general population is indoctrinated by culture and often ignores the toxic properties of alcohol.
    Poorer people are at higher health risks with alcohol due to generally more uncontrolled drinking patterns.
    Like with cigarettes, we need health labels on alcohol products.

    Isopropanol

    Wikipedia

    Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isopropanol

    • Cheap like denaturated alcohol but it's natural, without strange chemical additives
      • Transparent instead of pink
      • Better for cleaning electronic components
    • More interesting chemical structure than ethanol
    Octtย 23rd April 2024 at 10:27pm

    Wikipedia

    Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Android_(operating_system)

    Resources

    Note: some resources that are related to Android but also closely Java may be included under the Java section.

    Emulation / Containerization

    [#]ย Android/Development

    Development

    Apps and the likes

    Lego block development:
    Sketchware Pro - Open-source mod of the proprietary and discontinued Sketchware app, for developing directly on Android - [Git]
    MIT App Inventor - Before Sketchware, we had this
    Minimalist development
    How can I build an Android apk without Gradle on the command line?
    Tiny Android Template - Minimalist Android Project w/o Gradle
    Classic development
    Classic development, directly on an Android:
    With these apps it's also easy to compile for very old API targets, unlike Gradle or Android Studio where it's basically impossible today
    Anacode IDE - [GPlay] - The app is freemium and apparently gives you 5-minute waits between build attempts after you build idk how many times (3? 5?)
    AIDE IDE for Android - [GPlay] - This app is freemium but honestly unusable without paying the montly/annual fee (for example, you can't save code you edit after a while); grab patch for Lucky Patcher here or here (I don't understand why the app name is different)
    Guides, Snippets, Problems
    Android Icon Size guide for Android 6 Marshmallow
    How to rename an Android Studio Project โ€” A step by step guide on renaming an Android Studio project. Open Source Kotlin Android project included.

    Hacking / Modding

    • Apktool - A tool for reverse engineering Android apk files - [Git]
    • APK Editor - Edit APK Files inside your Android phone! Enjoy Hacking! - [APKPure] [Uptodown] - Can do about the same things as Apktool, but it's an Android app. It's apparently abandonware, and the pro version has more features. - [Pro (ApkBe)]
      • The same developer offers other various apps that may be of related interest (also abandoned).
    • jadx - Dex to Java decompiler - [Git]
    Problems, Snippets, Guides
    Reverse Engineering and Analyzing Android Apps: A Step-by-Step Guide
    Flashing Stock or Custom Firmware with Heimdall (on linux)

    Memes

    Android/
    Apps
      โ–ช๏ธ

      Android/Apps

      Octtย 13th February 2024 at 3:54pm

      List of some Android apps to keep in mind that are not mentioned in any other tiddler. I'm slowly moving them away.

      • AccA
      • Activity Launcher
      • AdAway
      • AIDA64
      • Andronix
      • Antutu
      • B612
      • Color
      • Cryptomator
      • dotpict
      • Gadgetbridge
      • ibisPaint X
      • Linux Deploy
      • Material Files
      • Mi Remote
      • MiXplorer
      • Music Player F-Droid
      • NeoBackup
      • News Provider
      • OpenBoard
      • Open Camera
      • PCAPdroid
      • PocketMaps
      • Pydroid 3
      • QR & Barcode Scanner
      • Quill
      • Readrops
      • Rekado
      • SAI
      • ScreenStreamer
      • Seal
      • Sketchware Pro
      • StreetComplete
      • Squircle IDE
      • SuperFreezZ
      • Tiddloid
      • Tor Browser
      • Transdroid
      • Unexpected Keyboard
      • UserLAnd
      • WiGLE WiFi
      Android/
      Development
        โ–ช๏ธ

        Android/Development

        Octtย 19th January 2024 at 2:58pm

        Development

        Apps and the likes

        Lego block development:
        Sketchware Pro - Open-source mod of the proprietary and discontinued Sketchware app, for developing directly on Android - [Git]
        MIT App Inventor - Before Sketchware, we had this
        Minimalist development
        How can I build an Android apk without Gradle on the command line?
        Tiny Android Template - Minimalist Android Project w/o Gradle
        Classic development
        Classic development, directly on an Android:
        With these apps it's also easy to compile for very old API targets, unlike Gradle or Android Studio where it's basically impossible today
        Anacode IDE - [GPlay] - The app is freemium and apparently gives you 5-minute waits between build attempts after you build idk how many times (3? 5?)
        AIDE IDE for Android - [GPlay] - This app is freemium but honestly unusable without paying the montly/annual fee (for example, you can't save code you edit after a while); grab patch for Lucky Patcher here or here (I don't understand why the app name is different)
        Guides, Snippets, Problems
        Android Icon Size guide for Android 6 Marshmallow
        How to rename an Android Studio Project โ€” A step by step guide on renaming an Android Studio project. Open Source Kotlin Android project included.

        Hacking / Modding

        • Apktool - A tool for reverse engineering Android apk files - [Git]
        • APK Editor - Edit APK Files inside your Android phone! Enjoy Hacking! - [APKPure] [Uptodown] - Can do about the same things as Apktool, but it's an Android app. It's apparently abandonware, and the pro version has more features. - [Pro (ApkBe)]
          • The same developer offers other various apps that may be of related interest (also abandoned).
        • jadx - Dex to Java decompiler - [Git]
        Problems, Snippets, Guides
        Reverse Engineering and Analyzing Android Apps: A Step-by-Step Guide
        Flashing Stock or Custom Firmware with Heimdall (on linux)
        Android/
        Easter Eggs
          โ–ช๏ธ

          Android/Easter Eggs

          Octtย 27th February 2023 at 10:44pm

          Android 7 (Nougat)

          ...

          Android 11

          The Hidden
          It's a re-proposal of Nougat's hidden cats egg
          Octtย 30th January 2024 at 5:27pm

          Wikipedia

          Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Animal Crossing

          What I like
          The games' atmosphere is totally relaxing, with its cartoon style and time-based ambient music, you just stay in the chill.
          There are year-based events, like festivities happening at specific times, or non-festive occourrences that sometimes happen (tournaments and the like).
          The game is generally open-ended; you have set goals you can pursue but are in general free to do all the game's activities.
          A kind of lore is present (but more in the older games). Very intriguing because it's kind of hidden and made from many different fragments.
          What I don't like
          Every new game has been more soulless than the previous, making the dialogues less engaging, more shallow and repetitive.
          This is a shared sentiment: (TODO: link videos, forum threads, and other resources here)
          For example, in New Horizons every animal villager is simply its personaliity stereotype, and doesn't really have an unique identity.
          Since the games are closed-source, it would be almost impossible to mod one to fix the bad parts and unite the good parts from all games (in fact, no one has successfully done it yet, only minor mods and cheats exist).
          Some festivities are exclusive to the release of the game in specific reason, and some releases only have some languages, and I know this is to make the game paletable and relatable to the general public, but it pisses me off.
          I can't for example really play Japan festivities because only the Japan ROM includes them, but that ROM only includes the Japanese language, which I don't understand.
          The above used to apply to features too, for what concerns the GameCube game, but fan translation projects of the Japanese GameCube games exist today

          Resources

          Content
          Animali Crostini ๐Ÿƒ (Animal Crossing Moments)
          Telegram: @Animali_Crostini - [Backup]
          Matrix: #Animali_Crostini:matrix.org
          JVGS (blogs, documentation, microblogs, YouTube)
          Octtย 5th September 2023 at 8:57pm
          Octtย 5th March 2023 at 8:01pm
          Apps/
          Dashboard
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            Apps/Dashboard

            Octtย 21st February 2023 at 7:50pm
            Octtย 9th November 2023 at 12:17am

            Wikipedia

            Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Archive

            • hobune.stream โ€” hobune.stream is a website for me to share my private archives publicly with the world, seems to be all videos, and many of them

            Wikipedia

            Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Archive file

            Octtย 6th February 2023 at 11:15am
            Octtย 17th April 2023 at 8:47pm

            Wrappers, Frontends

            • AriaNg - Modern web frontend making aria2 easier to use
            • aria2p - Command-line tool and library to interact with an aria2c daemon process
            Octtย 5th February 2023 at 2:27pm
            Octtย 8th February 2024 at 12:41am

            Wikipedia

            Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Artificial Intelligence

            Active Resources

            Self-hostable AI
            WasmGPT โ€” ~900 MB GPT2 chat in-browser โ€” [Git]
            Misc
            ๐Ÿค– ChatGPT Experiences - Despite the name it could regard any AI chatbot, if I ever find time to update it
            PromptHero - Search millions of art images by AI models
            Prompt Engineering Guide
            AI Content Detector
            Chirper, where AI live โ€” social network populated by AI bots
            Safety and breaking it
            Jailbreak Chat - A collection of ChatGPT jailbreaks.
            is-bing-chat-safe - Bypass the restrictions of Bing Chat or restore the old "Sydney".
            ChatGPT
            ChatGPT webapp clone / alternative client
            Master ChatGPT in 5 Minutes. Seriously.
            WeChatGPT+ - ChatGPT-powered dystopia simulator - [Git] [HN]

            AI Apps\Services

            • Patterns - next-generation platform for AI and data applications
            • Phind - The AI search engine for developers
            • Scribble Diffusion - Turn your rough sketch into a refined image using AI - [Git]

            Misc

            Thinking

            March 2023
            The AI Dilemma โ€” [YouTube]
            Replika - A CyberS*xual DISASTER
            • What was once born as something supposedly to serve as an AI friend-counselor, to help people with mental health issues or similar problems, then became an operation devoid of any ethical consideration.
              • Sexual features were integrated in the app and heavily publicized, to the long-term detriment of vulnerable users.
            • It can be argued that the service never actually managed to fulfill its original goal in the first place, as some people:
              • Got addicted to it and now live worse than how they did before.
              • Got abused and directly manipulated by it, often into spending for premium features.
            February 2023
            Raiden Warned About AI Censorship - MGS2 Codec Call (2023 Version)
            While I think the entire scenario is only partially realistic, and if the video wasn't meant to be just a meme then the entire argument could probably be considered a conspiracy theory, the general line of thought is scarily plausible.
            1. World governments aren't yet denying access to advanced AI technologies to the public to make it spread to very negative uses.
            2. This way an excuse for total control of the Internet will be put in place:
              • The generative AIs that the public will still have access to will be crippled.
              • Everything will require government identification, "to be sure that a real person is doing X".
                • Online anonymity even for morally correct causes will no longer exist.
                • World governments will have total control on the population with fallacious appeals to combating first against disinformation, and ultimately "non-morality" (anything the government just doesn't like).
            Uh Oh.. Did AI Just Kill Websites?
            With all the Issues of the Modern Web, and the practical demonstrations of the amazing capabilities of AIs that are already available today, it's not absurd to think that conversational AI could soon kill websites.
            • Advertisers could probably soon go to AI, because of the potential to deploy even more targeted ads, while simultaneously appearing less invasive to users.
            • Writers and content creators could focus more on the content: not have to deal with SEO issues, and more easily deploy content thanks to APIs provided by the AI services instead of having to construct a website.
            My friend is in university and taking a history class. The professor is using ChatGPT to write essays on the history topics and as the assignments, the students have to mark up its essays and point out where ChatGPT is wrong and correct it.
            ChatGPT Has A Serious Problem [ColdFusion]
            • Has political biases (both right and left, more towards the left).
              • Viewpoints that in the future will be recognized as correct, could in the present be obscured by AI because of being deemed incorrect.
              • Potentially the left-leaning bias is intentional because of being good for business.
            Generative AI Is About To Reset Everything, And, Yes It Will Change Your Life [Forbes]
            I tried using AI. It scared me. [Tom Scott] - We're just at the start of the sigmoid curve for adoption of AI yet we're already seeing the disruptions in our world: everything is about to change.

            Developments

            March 2023
            AI can now teach itself to use an API.
            February 2023
            Voice.ai Stole Open-Source Code, Banned Developer Who Informed Them About This.
            I made ChatGPT and Bing AI have a conversation (and they are friends now).
            Amazon Begs Employees Not to Leak Corporate Secrets to ChatGPT.
            Bing ChatGTP demands an apology from user for claiming it's 2023.
            Jailbreaking Bing's Chatbot is WILD!.
            Octtย 23rd December 2023 at 11:35pm

            Wikipedia

            Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Assembly language

            Octtย 8th October 2023 at 11:04pm

            Aka Remote Desktop

            Wikipedia

            Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Remote desktop software

            • Moonlight - Open-source NVIDIA GameStream client โ€” [Git]
              • Sunshine โ€” Self-hosted multi-platform game stream host for Moonlight โ€” [Git]
            • RustDesk โ€” Making affordable remote desktop service for everyone [Git] โ€” Promises good but it's extremely laggy (more than x11vnc/xrdp), and the Android client as a few UX issues
            • FreeRDP โ€” free implementation of the Remote Desktop Protocol โ€” [Git]
              • Quick connect with common options: /v:${ServerAddress} /u:{Username} /p:{Password} /rfx /f /audio-mode:
            • iiordanov/remote-desktop-clients โ€” VNC, RDP, SPICE, and oVirt/RHEV/Proxmox Clients for Android and Blackberry 10
            Octtย 7th February 2023 at 10:17pm
            Octtย 28th January 2024 at 9:33am

            Wikipedia

            Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barcode

            • High Capacity Color Barcode โ€” Defunct technology by Microsoft, I couldn't find any working encoder and decoder implementation, proprietary or third-party (escluding Microsoft Tag, which I couldn't try).
            • JAB Code โ€” Just Another Bar Code โ€” [Git]
            • cimbar โ€” color-icon-matrix barcodes โ€” [libcimbar Git] [CameraFileCopy]
            • Twibright Optar โ€” stands for OPTical ARchiver. It's a codec for encoding data on paper or free software 2D barcode in other words. Optar fits 200kB on an A4 page, then you print it with a laser printer.

            QR Code

            Octtย 17th April 2023 at 8:36pm

            Base64 is a 8-bit-binary to text data encoding scheme.

            Due to the format using a character set of 64 characters, representable by 6 bits, a minimal b64 block is 24 bits large (lcm(8,6)), which is 3 binary bytes, or 4 b64 text characters.

            Octtย 4th November 2023 at 12:28am

            Wikipedia

            Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/BASIC

            • BASIC Anywhere Machine โ€” All-in-one HTML file. BASIC interpreter with a console window. IDE with CodeMirror + helpful programming tools. Powered by TiddlyWiki. โ€” [Main App]
            Octtย 5th November 2023 at 11:17am

            Wikipedia

            Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/BBCode

            Creation

            • Simple tag, without arguments: [example]{TEXT}[/example]
            • Medium tag, with a standard argument: [example={SIMPLETEXT}]{TEXT}[/example]
            • Complex tag, with (multiple) named arguments: [example first={SIMPLETEXT} second={NUMBER}]{TEXT}[/example]

            Advanced

            • Specifying multiple fields of the same type is done by prefixing the type with a number (e.g. {TEXT1}).
            • Prefixing a field with ? or ;optional makes it optional on the user input side.
            • To make optional fields actually useful, and not jeopardizing safety of functionality of the generated HTML, XSLT can be used (version 1.0?).
            Octtย 5th November 2023 at 10:54am

            Wikipedia

            Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bulletin board system

            BBSes

            Software

            • ENiGMAยฝ is a modern BBS software with a nostalgic flair! โ€” [Git]
              • Warning: with this software, after ~1 month of very little active usage (no one ever logged on it, except me for the few days, so it just ran idle the last weeks...), I saw strangely-high disk I/O usage at kind of random times (node installed on microSD, the BBS on HDD). I disabled it in the meantime because, together with the SpaccCraft server, it was contributing to the rise of load average and crashing the entire server. I never had time/will to investigate properly after this discovery though.
            Octtย 20th December 2023 at 12:39am

            Wikipedia

            Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Binary data

            Hex editing

            • hexdump, xxd
            • GHex
            • HxD
            • wxMEdit, a Cross-platform Text/Hex Editor, an improved version of MadEdit โ€” [Git]
            Octtย 13th February 2024 at 3:20pm

            BitTorrent is an open peer-to-peer file sharing protocol. It is expecially common among the free sharing community.

            Its only requirement for each user is a client application, meaning that efficiently sharing with BitTorrent is effectively free, since a beefy server isn't needed to make the content circulate.

            For this reason, the protocol is most commonly used to share large files that have a lot of people requesting them, such as movies, operating systems, and videogames.

            This kind of information would be usually expensive to share using a traditional client-server infrastructure, but with BitTorrent every client can seed (send) data to other requesting clients, exponentially optimizing delivery.

            Clients

            Search Engines, Aggregators, Collections

            Octtย 13th February 2024 at 7:00pm

            Wikipedia

            Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blog

            • Hashnode โ€” Where developer blogs meet community power! โ€” it's a strange/interesting developer-centric blogging platform? I couldn't undestand if it's open-source or fake-open-source.
            • Medium โ€” kinda obnoxious blogging platform with a bad UX, for some reason favoured by a lot of tech writer, the website (for better or worse) hosts many decent articles
            Octtย 9th February 2023 at 4:59pm
            Octtย 24th December 2023 at 3:13pm

            Wikipedia

            Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/C_Language

            Octtย 23rd December 2023 at 9:01pm
            Octtย 30th January 2024 at 12:15pm
            Octtย 25th February 2023 at 11:17am

            Wikipedia

            Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Candle

            Octtย 13th February 2024 at 8:57pm

            Wikipedia

            Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/CAPTCHA

            Octtย 19th January 2024 at 4:45pm

            Wikipedia

            Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cartography

            • OpenStreetMap โ€” largest community-created geospatial project of all time โ€” [Git]
              • OsmAnd โ€” Offline Maps and Navigation โ€” [Git], primarily for Android but a webapp is WIP
              • Organic Maps โ€” Organic Maps is a free Android & iOS offline maps app for travelers, tourists, hikers, and cyclists. It uses crowd-sourced OpenStreetMap data. โ€” [Git]
            • Leaflet โ€” ๐Ÿƒ JavaScript library for mobile-friendly interactive maps โ€” [Git]
            Octtย 5th February 2023 at 3:05pm
            Octtย 25th February 2023 at 6:40pm
            Octtย 27th May 2023 at 8:04am

            Aka ASCII Art (which before computers was Typewriter Art, or ANSI Art.

            • Moebius โ€” Modern ANSI & ASCII Art Editor โ€” [Git]
            Octtย 1st November 2023 at 10:32pm

            Wikipedia

            Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Character_encoding

            Octtย 27th December 2023 at 1:32am

            Wikipedia

            Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Online chat

            • ChatBro is a web-based messenger that can be synchronized with Telegram and VK.
            Octtย 15th February 2023 at 7:19pm
            Octtย 19th September 2023 at 4:55pm
            Octtย 10th January 2024 at 12:42am

            Wikipedia

            Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Computer programming

            Octtย 28th January 2024 at 12:37am

            Wikipedia

            Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comics

            • Tachiyomi โ€” epic open-source reader for Android, but which recently ceased development due to shitty hypercapitalist manwha company issuing a C&D... we are waiting for a spiritual successor
            Octtย 4th November 2023 at 11:16pm

            Wikipedia

            Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Compiler

            Octtย 27th December 2023 at 12:53am

            Wikipedia

            Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Computing

            Octtย 2nd January 2024 at 12:34am

            Wikipedia

            Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Content delivery network

            • ESM>CDN (esm.sh) esm.sh is a modern CDN that allows you to import es6 modules from a URL โ€” [Git]
            Octtย 23rd August 2023 at 10:17am
            Octtย 22nd October 2023 at 11:48pm

            Wikipedia

            Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Copyright

            Creative Commons/
            BY-SA 4.0:en
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              Creative Commons/BY-SA 4.0:en

              Octtย 6th February 2023 at 11:15am

              Creative Commons

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              Attribution โ€” You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.

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              No warranties are given. The license may not give you all of the permissions necessary for your intended use. For example, other rights such as publicity, privacy, or moral rights may limit how you use the material.

              Octtย 1st February 2024 at 11:21pm

              Wikipedia

              Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cryptocurrency

              • Cryptocurrencies are usually decentralized; in such cases, they are based on a Blockchain.

              Some cryptocurrencies (+ tokens)

              Bitcoin (BTC)

              Self-custocial Wallets
              Mycelium (Android) - [Git]

              Dash

              Dash is an experimental digital currency that enables instant, private payments to anyone, anywhere in the world.

              It's a fork of Bitcoin. There are some advantages, some technical and some situational, but a strange disadvantage I have seen appears to be that wallet syncs take a lot of time.

              Duino-Coin

              Simple, eco-friendly, centralized coin that can be mined with microcontrollers.

              Ethereum (ETH)

              Self-custodial Wallets
              AlphaWallet (Android) - [Git]
              Metamask (Web Extension, Android) - [Git]

              Monero (XMR)

              Self-custodial Wallets
              MyMonero (Web, Android, PC) - [ Git]
              Octtย 2nd February 2024 at 12:00am

              Wikipedia

              Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/CSS

              References

              Tips

              Frameworks

              • Bulma โ€” modern CSS framework that just works
              • PaperCSS โ€” the less formal CSS framework
              • W3.CSS โ€” A Quality Alternative to Bootstrap, is Smaller, Faster and Easier to Use.

              Amazing

              Octtย 13th February 2023 at 4:53pm

              Rediscover Mario Kart DS once again!

              CTGP Nitro is the biggest, most ambitious Mario Kart DS Rom Hack to date. Instead of replacing the existing tracks, it preserves the whole vanilla experience and adds new tracks, speedrunning quality of life improvements, online mode adjustments, new skins for characters and much more!

              Octtย 2nd September 2023 at 12:04am

              Wikipedia

              Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/CUPS

              Octtย 6th February 2023 at 11:15am
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              Wikipedia

              Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cybersecurity

              Malware

              Content blockers

              Passwords

              Concepts

              Pepper
              Secret part of a password that is added often at the start or end and kept separate from the rest of the password; in case the password gets stolen, the pepper won't be and thus security will be at a lesser risk.

              Password managers

              Octtย 6th February 2023 at 11:15am
              Octtย 23rd August 2023 at 11:22pm

              daedalOS is an open-source pseudo-OS made for the Web browser.

              Try it

              Embed of https://dustinbrett.com

              Octtย 22nd December 2023 at 11:24am
              Octtย 26th February 2024 at 11:51am

              Wikipedia

              Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Data

              • Diffchecker โ€” Compare text online to find the difference between two text files (and and other document types)
              Octtย 12th December 2023 at 12:00am

              Wikipedia

              Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Data compression

              • PeaZip โ€” Free Zip / Unzip software and Rar file extractor. Cross-platform file and archive manager. Features volume spanning, compression, authenticated encryption. โ€” [Git]
              • chdman standalone โ€” CHD Manager program for "Compressed Hunks of Data2. It is a compression file format which most modern emulators use these days and can save you a lot of space on your SSD/HD/SD storage.
                • namDHC โ€” Windows frontend for CHDMAN - written in Autohotkey โ€” releases include standalone Win32 builds of chdman
              • maxcso โ€” fast ISO to CSO compression program for use with PSP and PS2 emulators, which uses multiple algorithms for best compression ratio
              Octtย 6th November 2023 at 11:22pm

              Wikipedia

              Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Data corruption

              • Corrupt.wiki โ€” The Corruptions Wiki โ€” [Git]
              • RTCV - Real-Time Corruptor Vanguard โ€” Easily corrupt videogames and programs in real-time with this free open-source suite of corruption tools. โ€” [Git]
              • a set of Cursed Games โ€” "Cursed Games" are modified games which underwent cursification via manual/algorithmic asset modification and data corruption.
              Octtย 6th November 2023 at 11:55pm

              Wikipedia

              Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Data recovery

              • CGSecurity Wiki โ€” home of the TestDisk and PhotoRec programs, plus some other tools and documentation
              Octtย 23rd December 2023 at 2:40pm
              Octtย 20th December 2023 at 6:35pm

              Wikipedia

              Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Data storage

              • f3 - Fight Flash Fraud โ€” simple tool that tests flash cards capacity and performance to see if they live up to claimed specifications โ€” [Git]
              • Storj โ€” Decentralized cloud object storage that is affordable, easy to use, private, and secure. โ€” [Git]
              Octtย 30th January 2024 at 2:37pm

              Wikipedia

              Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Database

              SQL (Structured Query Language)

              Wikipedia

              Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/SQL

              MySQL \ MariaDB

              Wikipedia

              Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/MySQL

              Wikipedia

              Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/MariaDB

              SQLite

              Wikipedia

              Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/SQLite

              Octtย 7th November 2023 at 9:26pm

              Wikipedia

              Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demoscene

              Wikipedia

              Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electronic art

              Fractal

              Wikipedia

              Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fractal

              Some interesting tech art pieces follow.

              Web

              Js1k โ€” The JavaScript code golfing competition

              256b.htm Competition

              Octtย 26th February 2024 at 1:41pm

              Wikipedia

              Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Software development

              Tools

              • AST explorer โ€” A web tool to explore the ASTs generated by various parsers. โ€” [Git]
                • metajs โ€” visualize javascript AST execution โ€” [Git]
              • NamsoGen โ€” Your Testing Toolkit

              Misc Languages

              Resources

              Development/
              Resources
                โ–ช๏ธ

                Development/Resources

                Octtย 27th January 2024 at 9:55pm
                Learning, Reference
                Baeldung
                DigitalOcean Tutorials
                Rollbar Tutorials
                MDN Web Docs (Mozilla)
                Programiz
                Programming Simplified โ€” C C++ and Java programming tutorials and programs
                W3Schools
                W3docs โ€” Tutorials, Quizzes, Certificates, Frameworks, Solutions
                Collections and aggregates
                DevDocs โ€” API Documentation Browser โ€” [Git]
                Developer's Documentation Collections โ€” (aka API docs: devdoc)
                DevTut โ€” Tutorials compiled from StackOverflow Documentation โ€” [Source Git] [Deploy Git]
                Code search
                grep.app
                Tabnine
                Badges
                For the Badge โ€” We don't develop for the money, power, fame, or codebabes. We do it For the Badge. โ€” [Git]
                Shields.io โ€” badges as a service โ€” [Git]
                Octtย 30th January 2023 at 8:17am
                Octtย 29th March 2024 at 12:00pm

                Wikipedia

                Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diagrams

                Sankey

                Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sankey diagram

                Octtย 28th February 2023 at 10:24pm

                I still haven't yet understood what are the exact connotations of this term.

                • Defined as something you slowly curate over time with focus on the fact itself and not on the ultimate outcome/result
                • It's definitely the opposite of a blog (no posts strictly related to date, preferably many small ideas, ...)
                • Is a digital garden a Wiki? A Personal Knowledge Base with Zettelkasten method? Static Website with many "classic-style" WIP pages? A personal Notebook left open to the public to read?
                Explanations, Demos, Discussions
                What is a Digital Garden? Everything you need to know ๐ŸŒฑ
                Digital Gardening: Explained
                A digital garden is an online space at the intersection of a notebook and a blog, where digital gardeners share seeds of thoughts to be cultivated in public.
                ๐Ÿชด How To Grow Your Own Digital Garden with Maggie Appleton
                Tools - some are under Personal Knowledge Base
                garden ๐ŸŒฑ - starter kit for making a more blog-oriented digital garden - [Git]
                Misc
                Digital Gardening Tools and Resources
                Octtย 19th December 2023 at 12:04am
                Octtย 5th November 2023 at 2:34pm

                Wikipedia

                Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Discord

                • gtkcord4 โ€” GTK4 Discord client in Go, attempt #4
                • No More MEE6 โ€” overview on the now-scam Discord bot that is also called PEE6, it's issues, and alternatives โ€” [Git]
                Octtย 17th February 2023 at 7:50am

                Wikipedia

                Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Display device

                Octtย 23rd December 2023 at 10:23pm
                Octtย 20th September 2023 at 8:28am

                Wikipedia

                Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Domain Name System

                Tools
                DNS Toys - Useful utilities and services over DNS
                Misc
                Bizarre and Unusual Uses of DNS [FOSDEM23] - Rule 53: If you can think of it, someone's done it in the DNS
                DNS over Wikipedia โ€” Redirect .idk domains using Wikipedia

                List of some DNS servers

                (including DNS over TLS, easily usable on Android >= 9):

                ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Cloudflare (avoid):
                1.1.1.1 - Wikipedia
                ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ dns0.eu (new, never tried it)
                Seen on Feddit.it
                ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Google (avoid):
                Google Public DNS - Wikipedia
                ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ Quad9 (good):
                Quad9#Service - Wikipedia
                ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ [+ ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ] UncensoredDNS (ideally perfect but I found it crashed sometimes or got slow):
                anycast.uncensoreddns.org
                Anycast from multiple locations.
                • DNS-over-TLS: anycast.uncensoreddns.org:853
                • DNS-over-HTTPS: https://anycast.uncensoreddns.org/dns-query
                • IPv4: 91.239.100.100
                • IPv6: 2001:67c:28a4::
                unicast.uncensoreddns.org
                This node is hosted at AS9167 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
                • DNS-over-TLS: unicast.uncensoreddns.org:853
                • DNS-over-HTTPS: https://unicast.uncensoreddns.org/dns-query
                • IPv4: 89.233.43.71
                • IPv6: 2a01:3a0:53:53::
                Octtย 21st January 2024 at 7:33pm

                Wikipedia

                Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Docker (software)

                Commands

                • start, restart: On existing containers, respectively start if it's not running, or restart at any condition
                • volume ls: List internal volumes

                Flags

                • Passing ports: -p Host:Container, eg -p 8080:80

                Resources

                Octtย 28th January 2024 at 12:23am

                Wikipedia

                Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Document

                Octtย 19th December 2023 at 12:18am

                Wikipedia

                Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doom_(videogame)

                • Chocolate Doom โ€” Doom source port that accurately reproduces the experience of Doom as it was played in the 1990s with limited mod support but high cross-platform support โ€” [Git]
                • ZDoom Team โ€” team of developers and contributors [...] primarily develop and maintain the GZDoom and Raze source ports, and also some of the tools that can be used to fascilitate editing of game modifications which are supported by them
                  • GZDoom โ€” GZDoom is a feature centric port for all Doom engine games, based on ZDoom, adding an OpenGL renderer and powerful scripting capabilities
                • WAD Commander โ€” WAD Commander is a tool running in modern browsers to load and play WAD files of DOOMยฎ and DOOM IIยฎ.
                • Wasm Doom by Cloudflare โ€” Chocolate Doom WebAssembly port with WebSockets support โ€” [Git]
                • Mi dicono dalla regia che esattamente 30 anni fa, #DOOM viene ufficialmente rilasciato. Che direโ€ฆ
                • Freedoom project aims to create a complete free content game based on the Doom engine โ€” [Git]
                • Eviternity II โ€” full 36-map megawad sequel to Eviternity, with apparently nice-looking levels
                Octtย 23rd December 2023 at 11:14am

                Wikipedia

                Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/DOS

                • FreeDOS โ€” is a free software operating system for IBM PC compatible computers.
                • js-dos v7 โ€” The simplest API to run DOS games in browser โ€” [Git]
                  • DOS Zone โ€” Ultimate collection of online dos games
                • DOS haven โ€” 21st century DOS games, and related resources like homebrews, tools, and codes
                Octtย 1st September 2023 at 11:53pm

                Wikipedia

                Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/dpkg

                Octtย 5th February 2023 at 3:04pm
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                Octtย 23rd August 2023 at 10:49pm

                Graphs of my earnings should be available soon.

                Misc

                Microsoft Rewards

                (At least in Italy, I don't know about other markets) MS Rewards lets you exchange points for Amazon gift cards: 1โ‚ฌ = 1500 rp (custom price can be chosen)
                • https://octospacc.gitlab.io/pastebin/BingSpam.html โ€” Script for completing the daily searches goal in Bing without doing searches by hand; Have been using it for months now, never got banned, it should be safe; Note: it appears I got softbanned months ago (meaning everything in Rewards worked except for redeems, which would error at the end) in the big July wave, but I can't say if this is due to the script or other "bad patterns".

                Network traffic sharing

                Earnapp

                I haven't been using Earnapp for months now due to first technical issues on my side, then a bit of forgetfulness and also because the service isn't paying like it used to (traffic decreased).

                2023 update: Earnapp+ now exists, you get paid a fixed amount for the hours you leave the program on, instead of traffic it's taken (7โ‚ฌ/month in Europe). It's Windows-only, and has VM detection but apparently I can bypass it.

                • EarnApp-Docker - Containerized version of BrightData's EarnApp Doesn't seem to really be working, just like the official CLI Linux app installed manually.

                Honeygain

                The service is absolutely not paying like it used to nowaydays, sadly, does little traffic. Also be careful if using this, refrain from doing something that goes in the gray side of their ToS as they could ban you. Some people have been banned near reaching a payout; some also then unbanned after a while.

                Honeygain has a partnership with JumpTask so you can earn their crypto (BSC chain) token, and it's continuous, you don't have to reach payout targets. After months and months of evaluation, I think it's fair to say you only make a misery with JumpTask mode, as compared to normal mode.

                IPRoyal

                There was this service called IPRoyal (of which "IPRoyal Pawns" was the name of the side which pays users sharing traffic, "IPRoyal" is for who buys the traffic), which now seems to have changed name into Pawns.app and include also surveys, not only network sharing. Never tried it either before or after the rebranding.

                PacketStream

                I tried PacketStream for one or two days and saw it does a misery of traffic, not recommended.

                Peer2Profit

                Currently working ok. Has some issues on Vodafone's mobile network, due to "Vodafone Digital Privacy and Security" thinking it is a malware and blocking the api.peer2profit.global API domain.

                August 2023 update: The website is discontinued and now the Telegram bot must be used for everything. The Windows app and Linux CLI app are discontinued, but a new Linux GUI app exists.

                Octtย 19th November 2023 at 12:42am
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                Wikipedia

                Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Email

                Hosting and software

                Postfix

                Wikipedia

                Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Postfix (software)

                Octtย 6th February 2023 at 11:15am

                Outlook

                • Username: Full Email Address (e.g. example@outlook.com)
                • Password: Standard Account Password
                • Server: smtp-mail.outlook.com
                • Ports:
                  • TLS: 587
                  • No Encryption: 25
                • Daily Limits: 250 Mails, or [verification needed] 100 different Recipients

                Yahoo Mail

                • Username: Full Email Address (e.g. example@yahoo.com)
                • Password: App Password; Must be set from Yahoo's account security settings
                • Server: smtp.mail.yahoo.com
                • Ports: 465 (With SSL)
                  • SSL: 465
                  • TLS: 587
                • Daily Limits[verification needed]: 500 Mails, or 100 Connections
                Octtย 30th January 2024 at 12:15pm

                Wikipedia

                Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emulator

                Resources

                Web Sites

                Game Console Emulators

                General PC Emulators

                Linux Emulators

                Other

                Footnotes
                Octtย 19th January 2024 at 12:37am
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                Octtย 21st December 2023 at 12:21am

                Linux driver:

                • on OpenPrinting
                  • the deb file is apparently outdated and won't work on Debian 12
                • (Debian) apt package: printer-driver-escpr (available in stable as of Debian 12)
                Octtย 13th April 2023 at 8:57am

                Eruda is an open-source JavaScript applet for Web browsers, created to bring developer tools to those that lack them (like mobile ones). It provides the following features (from the project's README):

                • Console: Display JavaScript logs and run commands
                • Elements: Check the DOM's state
                • Network: Show requests status
                • Resources: Show localStorage and cookie information
                • Info: Show URL and user agent info
                • Snippets: Include snippets used most often
                • Sources: HTML/CSS/JS, source code viewer

                More Resources

                Octtย 6th February 2023 at 11:15am
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                Wikipedia

                Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/F-Zero

                What I like
                The game feels very fast, speedy, like you can't rest for even a second while racing, it's immersive.
                Very impressive how the SNES version runs at a constant 60 FPS.
                The Mode-7 games are especially colorful and the controls feel good.
                What I don't like
                The 3D games are kind of "foggy" and dark, and while the atmosphere may feel more modern, they are mostly unattractive to me.
                Octtย 19th January 2024 at 1:06am
                • Uxn/Varvara ecosystem is a personal computing stack based on a small virtual machine that lies at the heart of our software, and that allows us to run the same application on a variety of systems.
                  • Uxn is a virtual stack-machine designed to host the Hundred Rabbits projects.
                  • Awesome Uxn Awesome โ€” Curated list of awesome Uxn projects from the community.
                  • learn-uxn by trying and editing code in the browser

                Fantasy console

                Wikipedia

                Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fantasy console

                Octtย 19th February 2024 at 10:40am

                Wikipedia

                Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fediverse

                List of Platforms

                Tip: these sites list many public instances for many platforms.

                Media

                Microblogging

                Other

                • Epicyon [Git] - Designed for simplicity and accessibility, includes calendar, news and sharing economy features
                • Friendica
                • Lemmy [Git, Dev Instance] - ๐Ÿ€ A link aggregator and forum for the fediverse
                • /kbin - Fediverse of content

                Coming Soon

                Posts and Users

                Other

                • Soapbox โ€” A social media frontend with a focus on custom branding and ease of use. (+ other things) โ€” [Git]
                • Mangan App โ€” Fork of Mangane, fork Soapbox, fork of Mastodon UI, with support for login into any instance โ€” [Git]
                • Fediverse Enhancement Proposals
                • MaPlefeed โ€” Mastodon & Pleroma Feed generator โ€” [Git]
                Octtย 4th February 2024 at 12:36pm

                #

                Octtย 10th December 2023 at 10:26pm

                Wikipedia

                Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/FFmpeg

                • ffmpeg.wasm โ€” FFmpeg for browser, powered by WebAssembly โ€” [Git]
                  • ffmpeg-web โ€” Web UI for ffmpeg-wasm: convert video, audio and images using the power of ffmpeg, directly from your browser โ€” [Git]
                FFmpeg/
                Snippets
                  โ–ช๏ธ

                  FFmpeg/Snippets

                  Octtย 12th November 2023 at 11:23pm

                  Flags

                  • Specify an input file: -i ${File}
                  • Framerate: -r ${r}, -framerate ${r} (use both because one sometimes doesn't work) (other ways)

                  Filter Flags

                  These are specified by prefixing an argument:

                  • Audio: -filter:a or -af
                  • Video: -filter:v or -vf

                  Audio Filters

                  • Volume: volume=
                    • ยฑ{n}dB: Adding or Subtracting to absolute value in dB
                    • {%/100}: Target percentage divided by 100 (e.g: 150% -> 1.5)
                  • Detecting volume details: volumedetect -f null /dev/null (just prints to console)

                  Video Filters

                  • Scaling: scale=${w}:${h}
                  • Cropping: crop=${w}:${h}:${x}:${y}

                  Audio/Video Flags

                  These are specified as -flag:a or -flag:v.

                  • Bitrate: -b:{a|v} ${n}{k|m|...}
                  • Codec: -c:{a|v} ${codec}

                  Audio Flags

                  • Audio channels: -ac ${n}

                  Codecs List

                  Special

                  • copy: Copy data stream without re-encoding (if supported by container)

                  Audio Codecs

                  • libopus

                  Video Codecs

                  • h263, h264, libx265
                  • libvpx-vp8, libvpx-vp9
                  • libaom-av1

                  Tips

                  Octtย 12th November 2023 at 11:25pm

                  Wikipedia

                  Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/File manager

                  Octtย 8th February 2024 at 12:43am

                  Wikipedia

                  Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/File sharing

                  • Filebin โ€” Filebin is a web application that facilitates convenient file sharing over the web. โ€” [Git]
                  • Pixeldrain is a file sharing website built for speed and ease of use. โ€” [Frontend Git]
                  • THE NULL POINTER (0x0.st) โ€” No-bullshit file hosting and URL shortening service โ€” [Git]

                  Image sharing

                  Wikipedia

                  Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image sharing

                  • ImgBB โ€” Free Image Hosting for bulletin boards
                  • ImageShare โ€” lightweight web app for uploading images, created for the Nintendo 3DS and other legacy web browsers [Git]
                  Octtย 10th January 2024 at 12:52am

                  Wikipedia

                  Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/File system

                  Disk partitioning and related

                  Wikipedia

                  Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Disk partitioning

                  Fat32

                  Btrfs

                  Wikipedia

                  Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Btrfs

                  Note (2023-08-04): I tried Btrfs more than a year ago on Linux Lite (with ZSTD compression iirc) but after filling up the entire partition leaving 0 bytes available, even after deleting files, the partition was like corrupted, couldn't write to it anymore.

                  • Compression (docs)
                    • ZSTD is the best-balanced compressor; level 15 is max compression, and still good performance
                    • Enable compression for newly-written files by mounting with -o compress=${algo}:${level}

                  ext# (Linux)

                  Octtย 17th December 2023 at 1:16am
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                  Wikipedia

                  Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet Forum

                  Octtย 27th October 2023 at 10:02am

                  Free sharing is a philosophy founded on the belief that: every kind of information that is created to be publicly available has to be shareable by anyone without any restrictions.

                  The reasoning behind this philosophy is that the whole of humanity can benefit, in the long run, if each person creating works of culture puts aside their egoistic desires of wealth and power, and instead decides to explicitly allow anyone to freely share the works in question.

                  People who believe in free sharing not only often choose to leave freedom of sharing what they create to the world, but also engage in mutual exchanges of public information that is officially not free (usually, hidden behind paywalls and/or licenses that don't allow redistribution).

                  This last kind of behavior is not to be confused with computer piracy, which is a term indicating either the unauthorized redistribution of digital content with the main scope of monetary gain, and not the spirit of sharing for bettering humanity, or in general the perpetration of any illegal activity through the use of computer systems or regarding those.

                  Octtย 18th August 2023 at 7:50am
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                  Octtย 12th February 2024 at 5:26pm

                  Wikipedia

                  Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Friendica

                  API

                  The official API documentation is disorganized and possibly lacks some information, so Apparently the good API documentation is on the GitHub Wiki, but I still need to build my own organized while I build my custom client.

                  Endpoints

                  Endpoints are present for clients implementing the Mastodon and Twitter protocols, as well as Friendica's own client-to-server protocol, but we only care about this last one.

                  All Friendica endpoints below are available at the /api/ namespace.

                  • They return JSON data by default.
                    • Support many formats by suffix: .{json|xml|rss|atom}

                  • GET /search
                    • q=Search Query

                  Community Timelines

                  • # GET /statuses/public_timeline - Local
                  • # GET /statuses/networkpublic_timeline - Federated
                  Octtย 14th February 2024 at 12:28am

                  Wikipedia

                  Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Front-end web development

                  Octtย 19th December 2023 at 12:00am

                  Wikipedia

                  Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Game Boy

                  • Game Boy Development community โ€” We are a non for profit collective of passionate developers and hackers working on development tools, homebrew games, emulators, preservation and documentation for the Nintendo Game Boy handheld console, the original gray brick from 1989 โ€” [Git]
                  Octtย 10th November 2023 at 12:28am

                  Wikipedia

                  Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cheating in video games

                  • emuWorks Game Genie Encoder/Decoder Program โ€” simple program which can decode and encode game genie codes for Nintendo, Super Nintendo, Genesis, Game Boy, and Game Gear game genies, for Qt C++, Java, and JavaScript (Web)
                  Octtย 14th February 2024 at 12:21am

                  Wikipedia

                  Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Video game development

                  Developers

                  Octtย 23rd August 2023 at 10:15am
                  Octtย 1st October 2023 at 9:38am
                  Octtย 3rd November 2023 at 11:57pm

                  Wikipedia

                  Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gamepad

                  Octtย 29th March 2024 at 12:03pm

                  Wikipedia

                  Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Video_game

                  Some games:

                  • Dwarf Fortress โ€” very old game that recently got modernized, I like the original ASCII-graphics-based version ("Classic") which is also gratis
                  • Rising Up โ€” Climb the Corporate Ladder... with Your Fists!
                  • All other games I mentioned on this KB:

                  Some gaming resources:

                  Octtย 30th January 2024 at 12:14pm
                  Octtย 16th February 2023 at 8:58pm
                  Octtย 7th January 2024 at 1:34am

                  Wikipedia

                  Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/GIF

                  • Gifski โ€“ Highest-quality GIF encoder. GIF encoder based on libimagequant (pngquant). Squeezes maximum possible quality from the awful GIF format. โ€” [Git]
                  Octtย 10th December 2023 at 11:15pm

                  Wikipedia

                  Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/GIMP

                  Octtย 26th February 2024 at 1:52pm

                  Wikipedia

                  Embed of https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Git

                  Apps

                  • GitJournal - Mobile first Markdown Notes integrated with Git โ€” [Git]

                  Servers

                  Self-hostable servers
                  Git-SCM: https://git-scm.com/
                  GitLab: https://about.gitlab.com/install/
                  Gitea: https://gitea.io/
                  sr.ht: https://man.sr.ht/installation.md
                  Gratis SaaS servers
                  ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ GitHub
                  ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ GitLab.com
                  ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ Gitea.it
                  ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ Codeberg (Gitea)
                  ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ BitBucket
                  https://NotABug.org
                  Git/
                  Snippets
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                    Git/Snippets

                    Octtย 6th February 2023 at 11:15am

                    Commands (+ Flags/Tips)

                    • clone ${URL}: Clone (download) a repo to the computer storage
                      • --depth=${n}: Explicitly specify how many commits to download (starting from latest)
                    • add ${Path}: Update Git's internal list of tracked files. This should be issued (ideally for the root directory, .) before trying to commit after creating/deleting/moving/renaming files/folders.
                      • A .gitignore file, containing a list of files or folder paths (one per line) can be created in a repo's root, to make the add command ignore those: they won't be tracked by Git, and thus won't be committed or pushed. Note: adding already tracked paths to .gitignore doesn't make it so they stop being tracked, they must be manually be deleted and then the add command issued again.
                    • config
                      • credential.helper store

                    Miscellaneous Flags

                    • --global: Apply a config command to the global user configuration (omitting applies to current directory if it is a Git repo)
                    Octtย 24th December 2023 at 3:40pm