In this episode: Google’s artificial intelligence is gettings good at Go, there’s an all new Raspberry Pi and Microsoft shocks with Linux releases. Plus we’ve got lots of Finds and a wonderful Voice of the Masses.
<popey> I discovered this week that if you run your system with no swap, and memory pressure gets too much, kswapd will eat your cpu alive as it tries to “swap” and make your computer completely unusable!
<james_olympus> The one I forgot for the last podcast was fatsort. Some car stereos that read from USB devices use the FAT to order tracks, rather than something sensible like track number. ‘fatsort ‘ fixes the ordering.
<Devilment> grep -f file1 file2, where file1 contains a list of strings you want to find in file2.
You can identify Tor users through their mouse movement or keyboard patterns, according to Jose Carlos Norte.
Deepin is a great looking Linux distribution with its own desktop.
An SD Card with a built-in WiFi stack and LUA scripting engine called FlashAir
Monitor files in a directory from shell scripts with inotifywait.
Use a Google Sheet to organise your gmail inbox by email size (thanks Dave Allan!)
Unpublished updates (link in German – Mike explains in the podcast) to the Munich Linux project don’t blame Linux for failings.
Vocalise your Neurons
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