Was having a problem with Atom editor on a new Ubuntu/Xubuntu 16.04 virtual machine. Launching Atom using the
--disable-gpu option seems to fix the problem:
$ atom --disable-gpu
Next, need to figure out how to modify the application launch item in the Whisker Menu so that it executes that command instead of the vanilla
$ atom command.
I have an old Brother HL-5250DN black and white laser printer that I found via Craigslist. I want to set up the printer as a network printer on my home network — the first step is to factory reset the printer so that I can regain access to the admin control panel!
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These lychees are also known and sold as “rambutan” in Florida, where I encountered them. Photo below from user David Amsler on Flickr.
… is the root of all evil:
On large-scale projects: (1) start with a piece you can do. (2) premature documentation is the root of all evil — don’t write documentation describing software that doesn’t exist. Build the code first.
Curtis Yarvin on Urbit, in response to a question from a redditor:
It seems that one of the biggest self imposed filters on people attempting development for the Urbit platform is the extensive new terminology, which overlaps with existing word meanings (albeit in entirely different namespaces). Now that a substantial number of people have viewed the documentation, do you believe that this terminology is useful? A mistake?
Found a great video illustrating methods of cutting FR-4.
via the eevblog forums in a post by user Dave Turner.