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wget e2fsprogs/github/release/v1.45.tar.gz
tar xzf v1.45.*.tar.gz
cd e2fsprogs*
./misc/tune2fs -O ^64bit /dev/mapper/vg-lv
./e2fsck/e2fsck -f /dev/mapper/vg-lv
./misc/resize -s /dev/mapper/vg-lv
./misc/tune2fs -O ^has_journal,^FEATURE_R10 /dev/mapper/vg-lv
tune2fs -j /dev/mapper/vg-lv
fsck.ext4 -f /dev/mapper/vg-lv

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Pedro mutilates his box! Swiss Army USB recovery drives, Brave browsers without the BAT, open-source NDI, and Pi powered Bluetooth radios.

I'm going to show you how to record video in OBS that will import directly into Davinci Resolve (free edition) on .

That said, there's a catch.

Humble just launched the Fight for Racial Justice Bundle, a 100% to charity bundle featuring games and books. Several titles in the mix.

Steam announces the OpenXR developer preview! Humble releases a wheelie Bundle, Raspberry Pi 4 Vulkan updates, and open-source gesture support for your Logitech gerbil.

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I have the Zoom client installed on my computer (the only things I use it for don't need encryption). And every time I leave the computer for any length of time, when I come back, the Zoom client has started on its own.

It's not a specific interval. It's not a specific time. It just seems to be any time I'm away from the computer for more than 15 minutes; when I wake the computer back up, Zoom's sitting there, waiting.

I check running daemons, I poke at background tasks - nothing.
Finally, it occurs to me: "when I wake the computer up". So on a hunch, I check xscreensaver - which has an oooold screensaver called "zoom". I don't have that screensaver installed, but it's listed in the possible screensavers, so xscreensaver checks for it - and it doesn't just check the screensavers directory, it checks $PATH too.

I remove the "zoom" line from ~/.xscreensaver - and the problem goes away.

So I decided I would code along however I would refactor the code with the best of my ability do it in a modern C++ fashion as well.
Hell even a partly just good C++98 practices, using RAII for starters and also standard container if possible due to working with a C API like OpenGL.

Now I'll push each lesson I've completed to my GitLab repo:

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I got this video series/tutorial in a recent humblebundle:

And this seemed like a good testing candidate of my NAS, so I downloaded the zip and extracted it to my NAS mount point. So far so good.

Then I started watching the videos on my phone with VLC, and the C++ style the instructor was using infuriated me. Within the basic setup the instructor "leaked" the gui teardown after just a few lines before "ensuring" it was cleaned up before exit.

Thanks wd now I have this to worry about with my NAS, red's were supposed to be what you use in one's RAID to get better and more storage.

Well the brightside, at least it's not 4 4TB Red efax drives in my FreeNAS mini

Fedora is coming to Lenovo laptops! Debian purges ancient drivers, Kdenlive gets Pixar powers, and Microsoft sets a release date for Edge on Linux.

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caps the bandwidth! Golf With Your Friends plays with fire, 10% performance boost for graphics on , and X-Plane taps the Vulkan button.

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20.04 Beta is ready for public consumption! Firefox comes to , open-source speed tests, and Qt throws the community a curveball.

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Total War Shogun 2 will be free to keep from 27th April till 1st of May on Steam. Has a solid port.

Happen to be in the market for a compatible budget interface that doesn't suck? Let's travel back to 2007 and grab what could possibly be one of the best values on the market.

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