Sleep safely at night while knowing Microsoft will work diligently to find your sensitive data πŸ•΅οΈ

Every word you type, Every file you make, Every step you take, They'll be watching you.

A CIA employee is asking me to transfer exactly $10,000 USD in bitcoins to avoid getting arrested in an upcoming international operation.

These scammers are getting way too greedy 😡

This Monday I received a sextortion scam email from
I'm amazed that somebody actually thought picking up a domain name like would serve their purpose.

Free TLDs from

I just spent half an hour trying to figure out why I couldn't access my USB storage from a VirtualBox guest machine. It turns out that my account was not a member of the vboxusers group.

Sad, very sad.

This week we faced network attacks originating from an omnipotent adversary.
It has begun 😨

descr: SkyNet Networks

Rise of the Machines

Preferably at πŸ˜‰
Alternatively, use the address he's given at


recently launched their new VPS service.
exit nodes are welcome - or, at least, so I believe.

Check them out at

@teteatmastodon No, he was probably referring to Let's Encrypt issuing certificates like

Apparently, digital signatures are too complicated to get right even if you're working for a certificate authority like DigiCert πŸ€”

It's just a matter of prioritizing resources and, um, a swap file πŸ˜‰
A little downtime never hurt anyone right?

And I won't say out loud which OS we're running.


I just came across the following post from team member Eric Hammelers (alienBOB) over at LinuxQuestions regarding KDE Plasma 5:

Despite the fact that in the past I said that I would keep maintaining Plasma5 in the case where Pat would decide that it does not get added to Slackware, but would be willing to add all the required dependencies (not just qt5 but a lot more) into Slackware, I now feel that I will not be able to do this in future.

Food for thought 😟

A salesperson from a commercial SSL provider recently contacted me to learn why I had stopped renewing certificates with them, so I let him know that I had decided to go with Let's Encrypt instead.

Upon learning this, the guy felt compelled to tell me that had a bad track record and should not be used for e-commerce.

Good times!

Apparently, the Mastodon v2.7.0 upgrade went according to plan. We'll live to see another toot 🐘

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Long live the revolution!
Have a nice day.