Suffered screen tearing on my Lenovo Legion with Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti and Linux Mint / @ubuntu Bionic - it seems fix is as easy as marking two #nvidia settings: "Force Composition Pipeline" and "Force Full Composition Pipeline". Thanks @gamingonlinux https://www.gamingonlinux.com/articles/how-to-an-update-on-fixing-screen-tearing-on-linux-with-an-nvidia-gpu.8892 #gaming
"Before it sued Google for copying from Java, Oracle got rich copying IBM’s SQL"
Looking for image resize tips for impementation in @webimg found very interesting article in #Discord #blog - folks used #golang and #cpp to make high performance media proxy: https://blog.discordapp.com/how-discord-resizes-150-million-images-every-day-with-go-and-c-c9e98731c65d #opensource #development
I was surprised that NYTimes still manages to detect Chrome Incognito mode (I thought Chrome had fixed that bug), so I dug in. How do they do it? It's actually pretty clever:
- Firefox: indexedDB throws an error in private browsing
- Safari: localStorage is disabled
- Edge/IE: indexedDB is null
- Chrome: estimate the available storage quota, if it's lower than ~125MB, then it's Incognito
Updated my @Mastodon upgrade guide for version 3.1.1 on @ubuntu Bionic https://fedi.dev/gytis/update-mastodon-server-instance #sysadmin #fediverse
Remember, folks: Fuck Oracle:
Germany approves Gpg4KDE and Gpg4win for the transmission and processing of National Classified Information: KMail and Kleopatra are officially deemed secure for the transmission of confidential state messages.
Logitech Wheel manager 'Oversteer' has a huge new release - also check out 'new-lg4ff' for more features https://www.gamingonlinux.com/articles/logitech-wheel-manager-oversteer-has-a-huge-new-release-also-check-out-new-lg4ff-for-more-features.15975 #OpenSource #Drivers #Apps
OpenPush - A Free, Decentralized Push Messaging Framework for Android
(The embedded video doesn't play because of a strict CSP policy, if you want to watch it, you'll need to click through to the #FOSDEM talk page)
ICANN want to push up .COM prices now: https://www.namecheap.com/blog/icann-allows-com-price-increases-gets-more-money/
The ProtonVPN APK is available to download on GitHub! It's now easy to download and install ProtonVPN on your Android device, even in countries where our website is blocked. https://protonvpn.com/blog/download-android-app-on-github/
My first #opensource project live now: @webimg is image manipulation library written in #golang that currently is able to #watermark image with PNG logo at desired transparency. Primary intention to use it with @writeas_dev #writefreely image upload 🤓 Check it out it's free software 👏 https://fedi.dev/webimg/webimg-0-0-1-released-working-watermarking
webimg 0.0.1 released: working watermarking https://fedi.dev/webimg/webimg-0-0-1-released-working-watermarking
Choose monitor carefully: when using Dell #monitor on Nvidia graphics with proprietary driver for #Linux issue happens when monitor connected via DisplayPort sleeps - it cannot wake up afterwards. Need to fallback to HDMI to get view. Didn't manage to find workaround yet - according to forums it needs to be solved in GPU driver or monitor firmware level 🤔 #hardware #driver #gpu
Minigalaxy, the free and open source Linux client for GOG has a new release https://www.gamingonlinux.com/articles/minigalaxy-the-free-and-open-source-linux-client-for-gog-has-a-new-release.15733 #OpenSource #Update #Apps #GOG
Update git tags from upstream to forked repository https://fedi.dev/gytis/update-git-tags-from-upstream-to-forked-repository
Peertube has scripts that allows you to upload a complete YouTube-Channel to a desired peertube account.
That way, you can also automatically mirror YouTube-Channels to a PeerTube Channel, from e.g. your laptop.
You don't have to own the instance, you just need an account on that instance.
Boost appreciated :) cc @Framasoft
New blog post: How to migrate from VSCode to VSCodium (the best code editor ever minus the corporate bullshit)
With thanks to @janci