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An Open Letter To LinuxQuestions

...or maybe to myself. Introduction Two things first: 1. "This is a Linux Forum" - yes, it is. But wherever people come together to discuss whatever, the sociological, emotional and psychological aspects, and aspects of communication and language, are just as important as the (technical) t...

Baahubali

Baahubali (both parts) I have seen so many films, mostly Hollywood or American productions. One starts to tire of certain structures that seem to be repeating over and over, of getting force-fed the American (or in any case Western with a capital W) way of life (be it critically or appraisingly), an...

Hypernormalisation (Documentary)

Hypernormalisation must be hands down the best documentary I ever saw. Two hours long, I watched it all in one go, I was so mesmerised.This is in fact part of what the author criticises: news and politics as entertainment, and it isn't even expected to have any connection to reality - that's hypern...

Short Book Reviews

Justin Cronin - The Passage If someone told me "here's a really good book about the zombie apocalypse, featuring a manga-style century-old eternally teenage girl", I wouldn't touch it with a ten-foot selfie stick. If they told me after that "actually really it's the vampire apocalypse...

The Fluxbox Windowmanager

This article is part of a series. I still managed to find the old Fluxbox web page (or here) from ~2002: How nice is that! What fascinates me about Fluxbox is its history. It has developed from blackbox around 2001, is still actively developed and has a devoted user base. In its early days it must ...