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follow up: that was too much work and i just did the gross apache thing. computers are still terrible

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got a bunch of new tech objects to replace old literally breaking tech objects and none of it works like it is supposed to and i'm all surprised and depressed and it's like dude, charlie brown, you've been trying to kick that football for decades now, maybe build an expectation to whiff on it

I want to share a file w password, to someone w/o an account on my server. I used to use Apache htaccess AuthUserFile for this, but that's gross. Open source file sharing systems (Nextcloud, Seafile, Pydio) require a server account to share, else the file is open to public internet.

I was looking, and found LinShare - seems to work! (Also found ProjectSend but it doesn't seem as straightforward.)

How did I not already know about this?

Something is compelling me to run btrfs and zpool scrub on my backup disks today

if you run nextcloud and downloading a large calendar fails (and maybe you check the logs and see something starting with "PHP Fatal error: Allowed memory size of")

try `sudo snap set nextcloud php.memory-limit=256M`

related: i signed up for this by trying to use container magic products, didn't i

I've had it up to HERE with the frickin WINDOW BLINDS companies and how they're HURTING LAW ENFORCEMENT. Don't they have any concern with the SAFETY of the AMERICAN PEOPLE?

I want to hang out with you and talk about what the hell we're all doing with our lives

Every time I use masto, I'm reminded hey! this is based on that other harmful thing without reconsidering the impacts of that design before mass adoption!

this isn't a critique of masto specifically, i ran a statusnet instance a long time ago, same deal

the way a chrono feed misappropriates attention feels disheartening

What do you think is the most important problem to solve in tech?

Just watched #TheGreatHack on #Netflix. What I appreciated about this #documentary on #Facebook and the whole #CambridgeAnalytica scandal, is that it's one of the few #privacy #documentaries to get that protecting personal data isn't just about not seeing personalized ads for stuff you're more likely to want. It's about protecting ourselves from mass psychological manipulation and behavior modification techniques. These are techniques that actually work *best* when people believe they don't.

I'm starting to think that people skills and communication problems are the greatest barrier to productivity in software development

tech shit, loss 

my `.bash_history` appears to be truncated down to 2k lines. It was several hundred thousand lines of reference (and remembrance!) to all the work I have been doing for years. And my backups appear to have the truncated version.

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