In this episode: Ian Murdoch, creator of Debian, has died. AMD is overhauling its open source driver approach. Linux has been made to run on a PS4. IPv6 is now at 10% adoption, after only 20 years. And there’s an outbreak of common sense at the Dutch Government. All this plus our regular Finds, Brains and Voices sections. Plus, One. More. Thing.
<mcphail> My find has been setting “/umode +R” on IRC stops the majority of drive-by private-message proselytising by religious nutters. I also found that bcache (using an SSD as cache for a HDD) handles power cuts quite gracefully, having had some problems with the ‘leccy during the storms but no filesystem corruption during writes.
sudo apt-get install xflip; sleep 300; meltdown -wait 20 – to make someone’s screen appear to melt