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For anyone that's a perpetual linux noob like myself, this is very insightful:)

Linux File System/Structure Explained! - YouTube

#linux #filesystem #explainer #howto #video #instructional #linuxnoob

Looking for a good Linux distro to install (probably dual-boot) on my mid 2013 MacBook Pro.

Any suggestions? Experiences?

A neighbour gave me an as-new HP Netbook today. I've just installed and it's faster than Ubuntu.

I just need to tweak some of the audio settings.

This is all done as I anticipate the demise of my MacBook Pro - or rather the now bloaty OS and the no-longer-supported-in-the-near-future apps.

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Does anyone remember that French comic strip superhero whose power was to cross frames? Like, on the top strip he could rescue a cat by picking him up from the another frame further down in the comic.

It made the rounds on Masto some months ago.

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I need to find a literary agent. Tricky thing is everyone I talk to says - oh you have to 'know someone'....

I have this book that needs to be published, and read - widely.

My book is called #YesICan and is the sort of thing someone at an airport would buy. Motivational, yet psychology based, and practically written.

Hints of advice are welcome.
#amwriting #writing

When I reply to someone on my timeline, I am then returned to the top of my timeline, rather than where I was.

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My new #discourse instance is up and running! My idea is to use it as a FB groups replacement and also as a place to share longer-form interactions in a group setting (something I'm finding hard to do on #mastodon).
Specifically I'd like to use it as a place to share musicmaking stuff (synths, software, studio setup, etc).
Anybody out there want to come kick the tires? Hit me up for an invite!

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Cracking on with this. Using a Sakura Pigma Micron 01 just now. #MastoArt

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New blog post "My Dream Job" - plus a pilot episode of a forthcoming podcast.


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Any audio engineers/musicians out there in the fediverse??? 🎼

Any tips on recording vocals? This is a pretty general question on purpose but I'm interested if anyone has an interested tricks to recording good vocals in the home studio.

I'm not new to this and I have some good gear already. I'm just curious as to what fun stuff you have tried.

#MastoMusic #Music #MusicProdution


Then, my wife and I went to the first performance of classical music we've been to in years: Pieces for violin and piano by Brahms, Prokofiev, Firsova & Bazzini.

There's nothing that compares to live classical or choral music for me. None of the other music I listen to really touches me that deeply.

Mention of minor medical procedure 

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There's a petition to Save the .org top level domain. Apparently, ICANN could still stop it from being sold.
I know, petitions rarely work, but I also know that _sometimes_ they do.
Please consider signing if you _run_ anything there, or if you _use_ or _care about_ anything that's on a .org domain. Also, boosting this to others who follow you, would be very much appreciated.

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