I hate it when distros (*cough*Ubuntu*cough*) remove packages between major releases. It seems like I run into this every time! The latest, which I encountered today, is mediawiki is no longer packaged in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS but it was in 14.04 LTS. Super annoying.

At least in Gentoo removed packages get a news item and/or a post_install message that says...
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I don't watch a lot of TV so I don't know when this happened, but apparently "Sleep Country" is now called "Sleep Train." Am I the only one that thinks it is probably the dumbest name change? Trains are LOUD AS FUCK! I know because I used to live near train tracks that fed two refineries, an aluminum smelting plant, and a lumber...
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Has anyone taken the Amazon AWS DevOPS exam? If so, how hard was it? I have to study for and pass it in the next week and a half.

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I hereby declare it rumthirty! I just hope I can stay awake long enough to finish my first drink. Getting up early sucks!

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This is how I would sum up the SystemD developers logic: "The Earth is flat because maps of the Earth are flat. Maps of the Earth are flat because the Earth they represent is flat like the maps of Earth. Therefore the entire universe is flat."

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I was reading this article about people who have purchased former missile silos/installations and turned them into homes, data centers, and other things. After thinking about this for a while an idea popped into my head: how many of these former missile sites are still targeted by Russia? Most of the ICBMs that the U.S. and Russia(Soviets) use(d) are(were) physically...
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So I bought at 3D printer. It's a Makerbot Replicator 2X. I bought it used (had less than 100 hours on it). I've made lots of small, really cool things with it. However, every time I attempt to make something that's large/multi-hour it always fails. The filament stops feeding eventually. I've had better success with the makerbot branded filament vs...
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So I inadvertently plugged the vacuum cleaner into the same circuit as my bitcoin miners and tripped the breaker. Apparently one of the power supplies (a 650w) didn't like this and committed suicide! :'-( I grabbed a new 860w I had in stock and apparently managed to hook it up wrong and fried it - oh it shot sparks out the side like a sparkler on...
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I get that the young people out there may need to be reminded that loud sounds will damage their hearing. However, for those of us that are old and have damaged our hearing from various activities such as listening to loud music, awesome concerts (Walk Off the Earth in Seattle was my most recent), firearms, chainsaws, tractors, fireworks, homemade explosives, motors without mufflers, high power...
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canutethegreat:
Also a request to music playing services: add the ability to disable notifications/don't stop/pause/fuck with my music/etc. while listening to a good song. I don't give a fuck if the world is on fire, a good song should never be interrupted, ever!