This printer recommendation matches what I’ve been saying for about 2-3 years now. (via)
From “Run Your Own Mail Server” chapter 0:
“In 1978 Gary Thuerk, an employee of the Digital Equipment Corporation, emailed several hundred people he didn’t know an invitation to a demonstration of the new DEC packet-switching systems. (…) Five days after the message went out the chief of the US Air Force’s ARPAnet Management Branch, Major Raymond Czahor, called Thuerk’s boss to tell them to never do it again on pain of disconnection.
This first advertising email sold twelve million dollars of computers.”
I have enough link buildup I’m dumping them all:
- Special tcpdump filtering options for OpenBSD’s pflog interface.
- Zork III.
- Michael W. Lucas in Jan/Feb 2023 FreeBSD Journal.
- BSDCan 2023 Tutorial: OpenBSD Storage Management.
- Some notes on OpenBSD 7.2 on a Thinkpad X201. What will I do when/if my x220 dies? It’s the best laptop.
- Taking a Better Photo of a CRT Screen with a Phone.
- Portney’s Earthshapes.
Finally a nice object system for Perl. (via)
Not sure what to do with it, but I like the idea of MARCHintosh.
Why we’ve gone from external video to internal and back again: original paper and summary. (via and via)
Unrelated: Flour Power is the book to get if you want to bake with sourdoughs and fermented grains. (I am finally making it through my backlog of books from the holidays.)
Nixers #183, with useful links on null/union filesystems (nullfs is very useful in DragonFly) and Owl Selectors in CSS.
STOP DOING THREADS. Don’t repeat a quirk from a previous social network.
Interesting to see Haiku package management, but also to spy a summary of the drama around the major changes. (via)