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Mediamarkt and Saturn seem to have vast discounts on consoles, some phones and laptops until this weekend.
100€+ discount on most.
So if you want to burn some money,, it might be worth looking.
Just got myself a Pixel 3a with 110€ discount.2
Why cant every server-application have a feature like openssh AuthorizedKeysCommand?!
So pretty much a command-hook for authentication.
You pass username, password and additional stuff to it, and its STDOUT and exit-status determine the authentication result.
No, instead of something so simple,
You're forced to use MySQL,LDAP...4
The fuck is wrong with android development?!
Every little shit app depends on Google-Services.
Oh you want this app that essentially just keeps track of your homework?
Well fuck you, because we decided to display a login-with-google popup at the start and now, the app won't run if you use an ungoogled ROM.6
I want to buy a new phone.
I value long battery-runtime and easily flashing of custom ROMs most.
ATM I'm thinking about OnePlus 7T, Pixel 3a or Fairphone 3.
Can anyone of you provide some opinions on those, or another alternative?
Note that IPhone is out of question, not only but foremost, because of money.7
How do you choose the hostnames for your systems?
I usually name them after AIs from series, movies,games.14
What's your opinion on the error-value vs try-catch debate?
I'm usually on the error-value side of things.
Its the preferred error-handling in Go and the pretty much only decent solution in C.
Also, frequently thrown exceptions seem to impose a larger overhead than the constant checking of the error-value.25
Can we get a "whiny edgy crybaby rambling" category?
Because that's where all your shit over github belongs.19
Do you have any good idea for a 2 weeks programming project for school, in a group of 5.
It should be large enough to get a 1 (or A in other countries) but small enough to do it alone, since I'm at risk of having to do it alone and drag 4 dead weights behind me.
Language doesn't matter.6
Riverdale Producers: How many clichés and references do you want to pack into that series?
Question to the C pros.
Is there an ANSI/ISO/POSIX function that searches for an executable in PATH and returns the absolute path,
Like "which" on the CLI.
I already searched for a while and couldn't find anything.3
In our next school-block, our class will be split in 2 groups, one goes to school during the first week, the other during the second week.
Sounds reasonable and all until you recognize, that the first week only has 3 schooldays, because of a holiday and a vacation day.
The holiday is set by law, so you can't actually do anything about it, but the vacation day can be set freely.
That means they could have just moved the vacation into the lockdown, but choose not to, because fuck students.4
I came to notice something funny.
In many languages, programmers will go out of their way to use to newest, most shiny features, even if there isn't any need to.
Only in C, programmers will go out of their way to avoid new features and make their code compatible even with the oldest ANSI standards.5
Do you know some good tech RSS,Atom,... Feeds?
Anything about programming, operating systems, hacking, Hardware would be welcome.
But please not something trash like nixcraft, where every article amounts to "How to do this very basic thing that is literally a oneliner but we felt its so complicated, it justifies writing an article about it."2
You gotta love the actual useful stuff from XKCD.
Sometimes they apply extreme seriousness to some really unimportant stuff, like the tik-tak-toe cheat sheet.
At other opportunities, they hide some jokes completely serious looking stuff, like in 1688 the map identification chart.
Next schoolyear, we'll have to do a project in groups of 4-5, over the course of 2 weeks.
Problem is, I'm one of the 5 people, of my class, with an, at least, somewhat useful level of programming knowledge.
So if the groups get randomized, I might end up with 4 dead weights in my group.
I'm already thinking about emergency plans, to ensure a good grade for me, but I can't think of any usable solution so far.5
Is it actually that hard for the state to just publish a document online that says "You,You,You and you can go to school next week, the others need to wait 2 more weeks."
Instead, I have to hunt down information from several sources, if I can have to go to school or work next week.
Writing Unit-tests for the first time and I'm starting with a C project.
That's a new kind of pain.1
For fucks sake, why can't Microsoft switch to Lua or JS as an embedded language instead of VBA.
It bad enough working with their office-jank but having program in this butt-rape of a language takes the cake.8
During the last few hours, at least, 4 coworkers got let go because of financial reasons.
I'm pretty safe, as I'm an apprentice and here (Germany) apprentices can't be fired easily, except after breaking the company-rules/law.
However, I'm afraid the company might be closing down in a few weeks/months.3
Last night I wasted over an hour fiddling with efibootmgr, because newly created boot-entries got removed after a reboot.
Turns out, my latops uefi auto deletes entries with a missing loader and it recognised them as such, because I had a typo in the kernel-name.1
OK, got send into 1 week quarantine, since my class might have had contact with an infected teacher last week.6
To the ones that are/were students at a trade school, particularly in Germany.
Is it normal, that most IT students there are such dumbfucks?6
Fuck Coronavirus and fuck the person, responsible for the outbreak.
The local commiccon, linux-days and my working-period at a location on the other side of Germany got canceled.
My complete weekend just got annihilated.11
The fuck is this shit?
The upper link is the actual link to the exherbo-project, a new source-based linux-distro.
The lower link forwards to a broken site, largely copying text from the original, while adding certain paragraphs about easy encryption and data-wiping to hide incriminating material.
Did someone from Gentoo went mad, because someone's developing an actual alternative to their shitty distro and package manager or what is happening here?5
Pals, can you recommend some good games for the Nintendo Switch?
I already own
Mario-Kart 8 and
Breath of the wild.11