The community: *creates a decentralized and secure solution for distributing apps across distros*

Mark: “your solution is insecure, we'll keep using ours, which is centralized and semi-privative”.

Okay, I found out that MellowPlayer is not maintained anymore, and Nuvola dies at the end of the year… This is not a nice day :(

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I was playing with recoloring the GNOME Calculator app to match its icon, just for fun. :P

Ok, I can't. While I like C and don't have too much trouble understanding it and such, programming a complete application in C feels WAY too tedious to do as a hobby. Really, the way I design my software tends to be based on multiple objects that interrelate and communicate with each other via signals, properties, and methods, and even writing a single property in C involves too much code.

I need motivation to get back to writing JavaScript code. I need to finish that website for

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Ok did a thing: created a func that takes a GType and returns the corresponding GEqualFunc

128 LOC in C
131 LOC in Vala


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@codeforchaos @Sandra @csepp I wrote a thing a few years ago:

In short: Linux distributions work like sysadmins deploying OS and C/C++ apps to users. Nothing really works like that any more.

3 tweets on Twitter.
1 post on Mastodon.

Literally the same content.


Folks, please. Stop assuming that it's okay to introduce advanced features to Linux desktops that a normal user won't understand because "only geeks use Linux anyway". Believe it or not, even within the "geeks", there will be those who don't understand these concepts because they were simply never interested in them, and are therefore completely excluded.

Be inclusive. Design software that is simple, easy, and intuitive to use. Software that doesn't require a PhD to know how to use it.

I was not able to get Pika to work on KDE, apparent problems with password vault :/

I found Vorta which seems to work fine, but not as intuitive as Pika

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By the way, it is interesting that the Pika logo appears in the header bar, I thought that Plasma did not have as much power over those aspects in the CSD 🤔

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