For now I still feel like I'm missing out on destructors (or something like Rust's drop trait) to allow implementing higher level memory management types. As it stands there's no way to communicate ownership of memory returned from a function, besides documentation.
The eighth annual international Gender Census 2021 is now open until 10th March!
It's for anyone whose genders (or lack thereof) aren't described by the M/F binary. It's short and easy, and the results are useful in academia, business and self-advocacy.
We are absolutely thrilled to announce that @PINE64 is releasing a Mobian Community Edition of the #pinephone! This is a major milestone for our project, which started less than a year ago as a way to bring Debian to this
10$ of each device sold will be donated to @mobian. See more soon about this on our blog at
Linux app development
A bit more experimenting with the #PinePhone app (no, I'm not actually standing in a field)
It's actually a long time since I had something break on a Linux desktop (unless I broke something by screwing around with it).
I don't mind too much having to fix things like that, it's just disappointing since it's way beyond anything an average user should be expected/able to deal with, esp. on a supposedly stable LTS release, without anything really custom about it.
Used an old kernel, re-ran apt updates, purged and reinstalled nvidia drivers, manually added the kernel module for the ethernet, and everything *seems* fine 🤷
Regardless of what caused it (Nvidia?), still having a Windows partition around is the only thing that allowed me to work this morning 😭
uspol, actually decent news feed
The PBS NewsHour live stream is pretty good, they have Yamiche Alcindor on right now speaking some good stuff
Just a test app so far, but it's going to be an exercise tracker (like Strava or Runkeeper) if I can clean up the data from the PinePhone GPS enough!
Queer gamedev in the UK.
In a constant state of not knowing what I'm doing with my life.
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