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Monday be like ...

well that escalated quickly

Edited 7d ago

Microsoft released copilot in Excel, and it is officially caught up with Google on the AI race.

Fantastic to watch.

users investigate a new Linux distro and desktop

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Edited 8d ago

This kingdom is doomed for sure ;) Or it will furnish for sure. IDK. You tell me.

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Good god. πŸ˜… πŸ˜‚

Suddenly my back hurts

which one are you?

it is all over for me now

Do you want to remove all but one specific file when using Bash under , /*BS or Unix? For example, delete all except demo.txt:

rm -v !(demo.txt)

Please note that wildcard is supported too. See for more info.


There was a time when compilers didn't collect data from devs and end users. Google's Go lang may add telemetry that's on by default. We already know many IDEs come with telemetry. What next? Go adding telemetry to binaries built with it? What do you think?

Edited 40d ago

saw this one on Reddit. i am gonna try this next time they ask. lol

Google CEO Says Its ChatGPT Rival Coming Soon as a β€˜Companion’ to Search

Is the script running as root under or ? Here is how to check:

[ "$(id -u)" != "0" ] && { echo 'must run as root'; exit 1; }

For EUID method and examples see for more info.

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