that is just criminal... this person should be arrested for doing this.

Today I wanted to transfer a 20G file from my weak laptop to powerful desktop, but my flash drive is only 16G. Then I thought I could use python to run http server and get the file on desktop through the wifi network but it seems like that takes 2 to 3 hours.

So I thought about splitting the file into 10G pieces and transfer. Lucky for me, I use linux and found out that there's a command called `split` to help me. If I was on windows, I had to google and find a proprietary freeware to do that.

FYI, most applications with vulnerabilities related to setuid bit which let attackers elevate to root is due to running external commands using exec functions or system function in an unsafe manner.

If you want to make your GUI application a "frontend to terminal apps", do it carefully. There's no guarantee cp command in system path is the legitimate cp command and so on.

DT's last video contain false information. He tells GUI applications are just front end to terminal applications and all they do is running the terminal applications in the background, which is very very wrong.

People having somewhat programming knowledge know that's wrong, but DT addresses to new to linux users. Is it acceptable to provide misinformation to beginners?

It's true that system() from stdlib and exec family of commands let you call external programs, but I don't think file managers run cp to copy files, mv to move files etc. They might instead use some other library function. Some times, I've seen different applications call external commands as DT explained, but most of the times, that's inefficient and vulnerable.

Telling false information for "educational purpose" is not acceptable.

Okay, it's scarier. It recommended me a childhood friend of mine who I haven't talked to for the last 12 yrs. I can guarantee I had no any digital communication with her in my entire life. Don't know how it got data to recommend her in the first place.

That's a super advanced algorithm.

@aryak @safiuddinkhan @404zzz @0xd9a

Native language of you guys is not English. Don't you have any issues typing in your native language in terminal? If you had any issues, how did you fixed that.

For example, following text(int the image) I typed in vim is supposed to display as "ආයුබෝවන්" but terminal totally screwed up rendering that text. I think this problem is with Asian scripts like tamil, thelingu, sinhala etc.

I noticed something. Oh, character limit is now 5000!

Going to Starnix.

Hmm... Seems like we have a new mate, SOCK_PUPPET_CAT.

Oh, again! It's syscrash. Lol.


Ubuntu - What's Linux. I should try out.
Debian - Ubuntu sucks. This is pretty cool.

After 2 yrs.

Arch - Bored of old packages. I want new software.

After 1 month.

Fedora - Don't have time to fix the shit. I'm gonna use "it just werks" distro.

So far so good.

After seeing ongoing situation, I decided to reserve last day of month to review the foss software I use. Should go through their repositories.

I love the custom cosmic filtering feature in uBO so much. Basically, it allows me to remove certain html elements from the page automatically each time I visit the page.

Look how geeksforgeeks look before and after setting up cosmic filtering.

1st one is before, then the after.

Who needs a collection of meme templates because I have a one?

Feel free to add your templates too via a pull request or just send them in an issue or just post them as replies to this toot.

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