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When you want to only run a command for a set amount of time and it doesn't have a timeout option or you don't remember what it is, you can use the 'timeout' command. Part of GNU coreutils.
timeout 10m mpv music-mix.mp3

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Linkspam: 

Password policies of most top websites fail to follow best practices - password_policies_draft-latest.pdf passwordpolicies.cs.princeton.

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"Yeah bro I'm super into #crypto what's your favourite block cipher?"

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@alextofanel @Cedara @fdroidorg Just like K-9 Mail, Thunderbird Android will absolutely be maintained on F-Droid.

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Linux commands and what they do
A guide

cat - it tlaps your files like a cat
df - it stands for "Dog Friend" it summons a small dog on the corner of your screen that you can pet with your mouse
ssh - what you say to you computer when u want it to be quieter
cd - you can type this command in when you want your computer to play your creedence clearwater revival CD that you've had in the disk drive since 1998
tail - shows u a fluffy fox tail
dmesg - sends your favorite dude an email. The dude you sent the mail to can be configured in dude.conf
uhhh idk thats all for today

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if you think its crazy that google put a guy on leave for saying their AI was sentient,, wait til you hear about all the ethics researchers that google has fired because they said their AI was racist

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Pet peeve 

When people call "the United kindom of great briton and northen irland" "England" really annoys me

not only has "England", not been a contry since 1707

There also calling sottish, welsh and northern irish people "English" which they arn't

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This looks cool: #mozilla has released an add-on for #firefox that can do web page #translation *locally* instead of sending data to the cloud.

blog.mozilla.org/en/mozilla/lo

Based on Project Bergamot and implemented in WebAssembly

browser.mt/

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tech nonsense 

elasticsearch is the kubernetes of databases

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i’m the guy whose online experience is holding onto a goldfish bowl on the back of a jeep

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The Wikimedia Foundation, which owns Wikipedia, has filed an appeal against a Moscow court decision demanding that it remove information related to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, arguing that people have a right to know the facts of the war.

reuters.com/world/europe/wikip

migrated accounts today from @sb. I can't seem to figure out how to migrate followers though :blobcat_owo:

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