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bfv  ·  4 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: 370th Weekly "Share Some Music You've Been Into Lately"

You need more John Zorn in your life.

About. cryptsetup-initramfs isn't finding any disks that need it, so it doesn't know what to do. If that's because you don't have any, then following the warning's advice and uninstalling the package should be fine. The warning is harmless in that case though, so if some package you do need depends on it you can just ignore the warning.

Are you actually using it? If you're not using whole disk encryption for any of your disks, the answer is no.

bfv  ·  11 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: 369th Weekly "Share Some Music You've Been Into Lately"

What's with all the covers of that song lately? It's too recent to be a nostalgia thing.

I'm partial to 3Teeth's cover.

bfv  ·  15 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Romney announces he will break ranks with the GOP and vote to convict Trump

... not that it mattered.

I got one as a christmas present one year, and have never used it for vacuuming. I have used it to deliver drinks at parties, as a cat toy, to run ethernet cables, and to make an animatronic facehugger for halloween, but never for vacuuming. They're silly as appliances, but great nerd toys.

bfv  ·  15 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Let's predict the 2020 Dem Iowa Caucus results

Sanders and Warren aren't cut from the same cloth. Warren is a Rockefeller Republican, which looks left only because US politics have drifted so far right since Reagan.

bfv  ·  16 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Let's predict the 2020 Dem Iowa Caucus results

His appeal is baffling to me. If you think triangulation is still viable (I have a bridge to sell you and) Biden is what you want. If you want a technocrat Warren has a more impressive CV. Hell, if you just want someone young Yang is cooler. Are there just a whole lot of people who miss Prairie Home Companion?

bfv  ·  16 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Let's predict the 2020 Dem Iowa Caucus results

Buttchug, Iowa? Seriously?

bfv  ·  17 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Let's predict the 2020 Dem Iowa Caucus results

Republicans won't lose the south until abandoning them feels more like flipping off the rest of the country than capitulating to it. If Sanders were a southerner the south would be his.

bfv  ·  31 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: I'm having all four of my wisdom teeth out in 12 hours, kinda freaked out.

When I had mine out the only bad part was the pharmacist persistently trying to make small talk despite my mouth being stuffed with cotton and numbed with novocain while I was getting my pain meds. The actual procedure wasn't bad. I took the week off work because I'm a wuss and figured I'd spend the week only leaving the bed to take another oxy, but it didn't end up hurting so I spent the time writing a path tracer and rendering cheesy fractal landscapes out of boredom instead.

From posts you've made before, you've almost certainly had more unpleasant experiences in doctor's offices than this is going to be.

bfv  ·  32 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Why is my bash loop not working?

If you really want to freak out your coworkers, put a bag of popcorn on top of the GPU.

bfv  ·  32 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Why is my bash loop not working?

You could concatenate the scripts, but the only difference between your two scripts is the body of the loop, so you could just combine the loops. That would be cleaner. Or, as bhrgunatha suggested, use process substitution instead of generating mylist.txt then passing it to ffmpeg.

bfv  ·  33 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: A special message from John McAfee

    This is either intentional theatre, or a very crazy person.

Not crazy, he just likes his bath salts.

bfv  ·  33 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Please share buggy Hubski things here.

Also the runaway italics spread to all the comments below!

bfv  ·  33 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Please share buggy Hubski things here.

Previews and posts seem to speak different markdown dialects.

    for d in */

renders the \ in preview (so displays \/), but interprets it as escaping the * when displaying the post (so displays */), while

    for d in /

displays */ in preview, but interprets the * as markup in the post.