piping random scripts from the internet into bash is the worst way of installing things. imagine if there was an operating system where this was the main way of installing things, and people just googled the program name, clicked the first link, and ran an executable file with admin permissions. imagine that


@lynnesbian Windows complains loudly when you run an executable file that's not signed, though.

@jkb @lynnesbian Yes, but the OS trains it's users to ignore those complaints by annoying them with false positive "ARE YOU SURE?!" prompts for every installation.

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