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"Friendship ended with Pacman now Snaps are my best friend"

Oh no, this won't end well.


I wish I could live off advertising revenue, too.
On the other hand, I would hate to be dependent on it. :grin:

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You have to give them kudos for choosing 'snaps'. Nothing gets the blood boiling than hearing that as an alternative. :laughing: :fire: :poop:


Oops sorry!

Only a hint :slight_smile:
greetings SGS


HIs GIMP broke.

Seriously? :joy:

No clue what he is doing but I've never heard of anyone having similar problem. Seems like it's time for a reinstall

I do, but I run it on my little pi :sweat_smile:

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The suggestion was for posting links that direct to Invidious, instead of to YouTube. Hosting your own instance is not necessary for following this suggestion. By the way, Garuda hosts an instance anyone is welcome to use for watching videos or sharing links:

On a somewhat related note, check out this excellent browser extension which facilitates automatic redirection to an alternative front end when clicking a YouTube/Reddit/Twitter/etc link:


The KDE Project released today KDE Plasma 5.26.4 as the fourth maintenance update to the latest KDE Plasma 5.26 desktop environment series addressing more bugs and polishing existing features.

NVIDIA released today NVIDIA 525.60.11 as a new production-ready version of its proprietary/open-source graphics driver for GNU/Linux, FreeBSD, and Solaris systems adding numerous improvements, new features, and bug fixes.

OpenRGB is a stellar open source project that aims to allow you to deal with all the various RGB lights your hardware comes with, as most vendors don't have apps for Linux. It's cross-platform so it works across Linux, macOS and Windows.

The Wine 7.22 development release is now available for the open source Windows compatibility layer, as they continue working towards the Wine 8.0 release. This is part of Steam Play Proton, which allows you to play tons of Windows games on Steam Deck and Linux desktops. Once a year they make a big new stable release, and eventually Proton updates to it too.

For those of you with newer macs wanting to install linux.... Apple SoC CPUFreq Linux Driver Moves Closer To Mainline


Oh yeah, and 50 years ago today...Pong was released, thus heralding in the era of exchanging coins for pixels.


Oh my, you're starting to make me feel old when something that happened a half a century ago seems like yesterday. :older_adult:


Yeah, I aged myself with this one as well. Time man, it goes by so fast. :older_man:


Bah, humbug. Tempus Fsckit.


I swear this forum is basically a retirement home​:joy:


CVE-2022-4139 was made public today as an i915 kernel graphics driver security issue affecting all Gen12 graphics -- from integrated Tigerlake graphics up through the latest Raptor Lake graphics as well as the in-development Meteor Lake code plus the discrete GPUs of DG2/Alchemist and Arctic Sound.

Nearly two years of development has gone in to shaping Xfce 4.18, which is due for release on December 15, 2022. The release will be the stable series follow-up to Xfce 4.16 which debuted back in Christmas of 2020 (and brought some cool new features like fractional scaling support).


Plasma 5.26.4 has a crash fix when hovering over panel. Nice!