Cattle Decapitation had to cancel their "Europandemic Tour" due to, well, ....

In partnership with our friends at @kde we are thrilled to be embarking on this new endeavor. The configurability of GNOME paired with the simplicity of KDE - all rolled into a single package. Introducing KNOME, built using QTK3 and Kutter.

knome.org/

My sewing machine can do letters, but unfortunately no # or @. Still #HKmask from now on on every mask I make :) #WearAMask😷

lwn.net/Articles/816282/
I guess you cannot make everyone happy at the same time, yet it sucks to be in the unhappy crowd.
My package maintainer experience vastly improved when Pagure made it easier for contributors to send in fixes instead of describe what they want me to do in Bugzilla.
GitLab UI is worst of all. It barely works on my computer and I dread getting pull request because of how expensive is it just do dig out an URL to pull from and write a comment.

The web is great for static information pages and low-fi UI prototyping, but for everything else just use the native toolkit.

Conclusion: Fuck web apps, native GTK rules. Thanks for coming to my TED talk.

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@zkat Red Hat continues hiring, AFAIK more or less as normal:
redhat.com/en/jobs

It's an extremely remote-work-friendly company, too. And it's very cool for a lot of other reasons (some evident, some not).

This is a constant inspiration to me. (image via Wikimedia commons)

printf debugging has been sufficient for 99.9% of the errors I debug on a daily basis

free software maintainers are accustomed to fake NEWS files since forever

When the driver for a piece of hardware ends up having less lines of code than the number of pages in the datasheet you needed to read, then it's fair to say it wasn't a very good datasheet.
github.com/quozl/openfirmware/

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