@ChlorideCull Yup, this is pretty much what we did. The dongle made it out in one piece and still works!

So.... that was a great start to my week πŸ™ƒ back to "asynchronous" learning now! have a great day and thanks everyone πŸ’—

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Tl;dr - dropped my laptop, the mouse usb is now stuck in its port, won't come out and seems to have moved the whole thing. Can anyone help?

(boosts welcome etc),

If you've been lurking on Fosstodon, intimidated by the more technical toots, feeling imposter syndrome, or just afraid to jump in, please toot an introduction, ask questions, learn, get to know others. There's nothing to be afraid of. This is a friendly and welcoming instance. Almost all of us want to get to know you except for a few grumps.πŸ˜ƒ

Adobe Creative Cloud feels like ransomware

Cant uninstall because I am not logged in
Cant login because I have not update it
Cant update it because I am not logged it

FΓΊck you Adobe

What do you call a movie snack you can't eat? 


Fediverse friends and followers from around the world, I have a huge favor to ask!

If you are out for a walk or drive and you spot a payphone, would you mind sending me a photo of it? (DMs are always open) I will feature it on my #100DaysOfPayphone thread over on the birdsite and of course give you credit.

When I started this a couple of weeks ago I didn't realize all of my old photos from before 2018 are gone, which means the hundreds of old phone photos I had taken at one point are also gone. But maybe this opens an opportunity to see payphones from around the globe.

This could be a payphone that you spot in the wild that still exists (thank God there are still some of those out there) or it could be a photo you took in the past of a phone that may or may not be there anymore. But please, let me see your payphones!

If you have photos of other cool phone equipment or phones that aren't payphones, they won't work for the #100DaysOfPayphones thread, but I encourage you to send them my way as well. Phone related stories? I'd love to hear them! Please help me spread this around the world!

All payphones are acceptable, but I especially encourage you to send in any photos you have of payphones from countries other than the US or phones that are unique in some way. Also, PLEASE boost this toot and help me get this call for help out there! Thank you! πŸ“ž

sudo tcpdump -X -n dst port 143 or dst port 993 # Listen for connections on common IMAP ports and show the traffic to ensure that TLS/SSL is working. If you see your username or password, it's not. #TrustButVerify

however, the decade did not go without innovation.

see, when you open a website, your mobile supercomputer still struggles to render, the fan spins up like a jet airliner before takeoff, as a friendly reminder that you forgot to install ublock origin

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I was up late last night, wired on Red Bull and vodka, and wrote this response to @kev's post on #javascript not being so bad.


TL;DR: I prefer to use JS as a last resort, when less potentially invasive technologies aren't enough to get the job done.

uk census information for lgbtq+ folks 

via twitter:
The Census is coming. For any LGBT+ person who is not out you can over-write any information submitted about you via a gov.uk individual access code at census.gov.uk/en/request/acces

No-one in your household will be notified about your changes.


For Snowflake volunteers: If you use Firefox, Brave, or Chrome, our Snowflake extension turns your browser into a proxy that connects Tor users in censored regions to the Tor network. Note: you should not run more than one snowflake in the same network.

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