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  • 14:26 UTC (new) (history) 2017-11-16 How to Mastodon . . . . Alex Here's what you do: Pick an instance. An instance is your server. If you use Twitter, Facebook or Google+, everybody is on the same instance and thus the same rules apply to everybody. Mastodon instances are like the other websites, everybody has their own site and makes their own rules. Thus, you… [en]
  • 10:34 UTC (diff) (history) Comments on 2017-11-14 Firefox 57 . . . . Alex One thing I am noticing is that my Mastodon experience is very nice and my Google+ experience is deteriorating: scrolling to the bottom just now didn't load more messages, profile pictures of commentators aren't loading. I guess my setup is too locked down? [en]


  • 08:36 UTC (new) (history) 2017-11-14 Firefox 57 . . . . Alex New browser today! For the office, I needed to import our own root certificate in /Tools Options / Privacy & Security / View Certificates / Import...// and then in about:config I needed to set these: ``` network.automatic-ntlm-auth.trusted-uris = ... network.negotiate-auth.trusted-uris = ...…
  • 06:56 UTC (new) (history) 2017-11-14 CSS Naked Day . . . . Alex Schroeder I should write an Oddmuse module for CSS Naked Day (April 9). -> [Self:action=browse;id=Diary;css=naked Try this site without CSS]! [Self:action=browse;id=Diary;css= Get dressed again]... I wrote about this back in 2007 and never thought of it again. If I had a module, I'd get reminded of it,… [en]


  • 22:11 UTC (diff) (history) Comments on 2017-10-30 Minecraft . . . . Alex Seen on Google+: “But.. but.. descending into the unknown dark, with only your sword, wits and torches... Seeing the distant glow of subterranean lava falls, hearing the ominous click and rattle of approaching skeletons. Edging your way along a tiny ledge with only a drop into fathomless darkness… [en]


  • 07:21 UTC (new) (history) 2017-11-09 Collaborating without Google . . . . Alex Schroeder +Robert Freeman-Day recently wrote, slightly edited: I have posted a couple times about [#keybase](https:/ in the Utopia Social Network community as well as the OSR community on G+. We have seen many posts about the pending death of G+ and some of us have been [exploring… [en]


  • 22:03 UTC (diff) (history) Comments on 2011-11-06 iTunes iPad Backup . . . . Alex Well, many years later, I got the same error message. I followed these instructions from the Internet and it worked: ``` mv ~LibraryApplication\ SupportMobileSyncBackup ~LibraryApplication\ SupportMobileSyncold_backup ln -s VolumesDataMobileSyncBackup ~LibraryApplication\ SupportMobileSync ``` I… [en]
  • 13:47 UTC (new) (history) 2017-11-06 One Ring . . . . Alex Schroeder Ash nazg durbatulûk, ash nazg gimbatul


  • 16:20 UTC (new) (history) 2017-11-03 libxml2 and Homebrew and Perl . . . . Alex I installed a new Perl and needed to install XML::LibXML. ``` cpanm XML::LibXML ``` But that didn't work. I got an error and in the log file it would say: ``` running xml2-config...The installed version of libxml2 VERSION 2.9.4 is not compatible with XML::LibXML (and probably buggy)! ``` At first… [en]
  • 13:08 UTC (new) (history) 2017-11-03 Perlbrew . . . . Alex 5.26 [en]
  • 09:35 UTC (diff) (history) 2016-11-14 Trump . . . . Alex America is facing an epistemic crisis [en]


  • 20:54 UTC (new) (history) 2017-10-30 Minecraft . . . . Alex DM Peter introduced me to Minecraft (Java Edition) and invited me into his Minecraft Realm. I think this is how I might end up enjoying this game after all. Tags:


  • 11:15 UTC (new) (history) 2017-10-28 Australia . . . . Alex Uuuugh! The deed is done. 2484 images taken, 538 of them picked for an album... Holy cow, when will you have the time to look at them all? But who the hell will look at 500 photos from a trip they didn't go to. In my heart of hearts I know it is a waste of time but I can't help doing this. My… [en]


  • 09:31 UTC (new) (history) 2017-10-27 Lord Howe Island . . . . Alex We heard Lord Howe Island Museum Curator Ian Hutton speak about the island and today I found the museum website. I've been visiting Wikipedia and Google Image Search like crazy, trying to pick and label some pictures from the 3000+ images we took. Tags: [en]


  • 15:07 UTC (diff) (history) Comments on 2017-09-04 Backup . . . . Alex More Time Machine sadness: if you use hard links on your system in order to save space, you will be sad to learn that the files will get duplicated in your backups. [en]
  • 14:44 UTC (new) (history) 2017-10-25 fgallery . . . . Alex I've been working on `fgallery` again. My fork currently has the following features: * simple update of existing galleries * support for clients without Javascript * allows you to provide metadata for social media There are pull requests for all of these, upstream. I also merged these features:…