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Michael W Lucas @mwlucas@bsd.network

At a writing workshop this next week. Don't expect to see much of me here.

What you do see will become increasingly tired and panicked. Don't let it worry you.

Unless around, say, Thursday or Friday, I suddenly sound really normal, and say everything is perfectly fine now. Then you should call the cops.

@mwlucas @mulander

I'm telling you there is money in the unabridged audiobook of "PAM Mastery" ๐Ÿ˜€

#OpenSSH just gained it's first post-quantum signature algorithm, the eXtended Merkle Signature Scheme (XMSS): marc.info/?l=openbsd-cvs&m=151

and this is what happened to brendan fraser. it's a long-ish read but it needs to be read.


@kurtm @mwlucas @langeoortjes that guy's on the opensuse board? Wow...

Getting TOTP MFA enabled in OpenSSH was a breeze!
Reminds me _again_ that I need to read PAM Mastery by @mwlucas it's been laying here untouched for too long!


I have a brain like a stainless steel colander.

Dang it, I've forgotten someone who was going to do a tech edit on .

If you're that person, and you haven't heard from me, drop me a note.

Why is it important that have a Code of Conduct? It proactively says "this crap is unacceptable," unlike some other OSs.


No, devs can't control community activity. But they can declare a stand.

This isn't a 'blooper,' like walking into a door or misspeaking. It's deliberately thought out. It got cut. The showrunner still thought worth sharing.

A man who encouraged his followers to hurt many people I care for is dead. Wishing him ill only hurts myself.

The part of me that wants to dance with joy needs to be a better person.

@aag "...nothing works right the first time..."

Running Linux for a decade would not have changed that. It just would have altered your perception filters on how things are supposed to be.

In the wrong direction.

Annual physical in an hour.

I can already hear the med assistant. "Why are you wearing sandals, a wickaway shirt, and shorts in February? Oh, never mind, just step on the scale."

Today, I'd like to thank @phessler for creating and maintaining the bsd.network instance.

First draft of done, at 14,800 words!

I estimated 15K words, half the size of Sudo Mastery. I've never been this close before. Never.

There's still time to get taken by
this scam, though. Not much time, but some.


harry, you cannot use expelliarmus while in insert mode, that just writes expelliarmus in th

"I made a Mastodon just in case things gets bad here." Show more

I don't understand people who think that self-improving artificial intelligence will solve all of humanity's problems. We've already got self-improving natural intelligence and all it does is shitpost and be depressed

The tech book pipeline is starting to fill again. I have the #1 hot new release! Also #3, #5, and #14.

Apparently if I'm healthy enough to write books, people will buy them. And I get to keep my job of writing books!


pfahahaha Peter Thiel is leaving Silicon Valley because he feels alienated from the culture

sorry you don't feel safe being a libertarian Nazi, Pete