decided to change window managers. switched from 2bwm to herbstluftwm, which I have been wanting to try properly for a while.

4 Raspberry Pi Zero W and a Lenovo T500 ThinkPad (Grand Prize) are prizes in the SDF Plan9 Summer Boot Camp which kicked off today and runs until September 22nd, 2022

Come learn about Plan9 in a fun and friendly community!

#plan9 #9front #experimental #community #unix #learning #class #coding


I am currently trying fictional swear words

- smeg (red dwarf)
- frak (battlestar galactica)
- nerfherder (star wars)
- frell (farscape)
- gorram (firefly)

@veronicaexplains Great video. Being a terminalmancer I have been a newsboat user for many years.

If you're not already aware you can get RSS feeds for subreddits and mastodon profiles by appending .rss, e.g.,

Using can provide RSS feeds for Twitter profiles, e.g. This also works on public lists, e.g.


I would rather they try and work out how to do it themselves, no matter how complicated, before asking for help. It shows that they are trying to learn independently and not relying on you to always give them the answer.

Then show them a less complicated way and they will learn something, which will help them next time.

That being said, they should know when to ask for help and not waste time trying to figure it out. If it is time critical then getting help quickly is more important.

the subdomain is a nice touch to catchall. i will look at adding that to my setup


things I have learnt in the first year of fatherhood

* changing nappies isn't as bad as it seemed, although can still be pretty gross sometimes
* babies can learn at an incredible rate
* the sound of babies grinding their teeth is the most horrific, goosebumb inducing sound there is. why does nobody warn you?!
* dads have an easy ride compared to mums
* that being said, dads need emotional support as well
* a year is not a long time

would love to hear your review when you have had time to play around with it

Haven't had chance to see The Batman yet. Wife said yesterday I should go today while she was off. One showing today at 10:05, booked it. Really excited 🥳. Cinema was closed 🤔 when I arrived, checked ticket. 10:05 PM 🤬

24 hour clocks should be mandatory

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So come take a drink and drown your sorrows, and all of our fears will be gone 'til tomorrow. We'll have no regrets and live for the day, in Nancy's Harbour Cafe