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$67,000 to Support F-Droid

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F-Droid is looking to have their first full-time, paid contributor. They need to raise $67,000 to cover the $1,275 per week needed to fund Licaon Kter. Read all about it. https://f-droid.org/2022/04/25/from-user-to-contributor-and-beyond.html F-Droid is a free…

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Users Should Control Their Software

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The Background In discussion with a leader of an open source project, it turns out that they believe the developers know best about all aspects of the user. Further, if the user wants to reconfigure…

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Life with a ROCKPro64

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Raw Results # rockpro64 filesystem benchmarks ## rp64 with fastest sdcard ### sudo hdparm -tT /dev/mmcblk1p2 /dev/mmcblk1p2: Timing cached reads: 2326 MB in 2.00 seconds = 1163.42 MB/sec Timing buffered disk reads: 66 MB in…

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Ode to Apache Drill

How do you solve the petabyte logfile challenge? Apache Drill 'twas upon a midnight dreary, sql queries running through eternity, database errors making me weary. Stumble upon drill by Apache, bits and SQL galore, data…

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The Past Few Weeks

A late Spring visit to Yosemite National Park over on my photo site. I bought a used Fuji X-T3 camera with 18-55mm F2.8 lens. I'm still learning how to use the camera. It takes amazing…

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