I don't have an HDR display, but I do have two high color gamut displays. And when using Linux and my displays set to Adobe RGB all the colors on the screens look neon because color management in Linux (Windows, too) only adjusts LUT values. Only apps like Krita, GIMP, Blender, Firefox (after manual configuration), etc. show correct color. It's pretty annoying. Hopefully that'll change one day.


This is good news. Despite what the article says it's not novel to handle high dynamic range in color management. macOS does this already. The interesting part of this for me isn't the HDR but the fact that Linux will end up with macOS-level color management because of the necessity to clamp the UI to sRGB while allowing anything using an HDR-capable color profile to show as such... like macOS.

I'm not naive to think that things aren't over yet, but fuck today is such a relief. All eyes on Georgia. Again, sorry for yet another political tweet, but fuck it's great to have something to be happy about for a change.

Open Source Lego Controller

A mechanical and manufacturing engineer by day, [Tyler Collins] taught himself electronics and firmware development in his spare time and created an open source Lego controller called Evlōno One. It is based on the STM32 and … hackaday.com/2020/11/05/open-s

Original tweet : twitter.com/hackaday/status/13

Hallowieners outside cheerfully spreading COVID in exchange for some candy.

@davidrevoy Can't go wrong with be quiet fans. I replaced all the case fans and the two fans on my radiator with be quiet ones and can hardly hear the computer unless it's under load.

If that makes me a bad person so be it. I'm not going to have the fucking ads track me around the internet and slow my computer to a grinding halt.

Wow someone sure lost his ever loving mind over having an unpopular opinion about youtube-dl.

I personally haven't used it that much, but when I did I was glad it was there. Last time I used it was when I flew to Canada and downloaded a few videos to watch on the plane there.

Did it cause those people to lose ad revenue? Yeah, but they're not getting any at my house anyway with a pi-hole and ad block.

Back in the day movie studios were forbidden from owning movie theaters because owning both the production and distribution was illegal, yet Google is allowed to do it. Apple is allowed to do it.

Justice Dept.'s suit against Google is 12 years too late. Should have happened the second they released Chrome.

@mike @kev I've been working on a feed aggregator project with my friend Jeff King (he doesn't have a Masto account) for a while now. It doesn't have a Web UI (mostly because of my lack of time to work one out), but it does support the Nextcloud News, TTRSS, and Fever APIs. thearsse.com code.mensbeam.com/MensBeam/ars

Voted early today. Line was wrapped around the place, but it wasn't bad even with social distancing. My vote got drowned in a sea of fascism, but I did my part anyway.

@nolan My gut feeling is that Mozilla is being set up to be sold where the inept executives are going to get their golden parachutes. Everything going on at Mozilla right now happened at Opera.

@killyourfm@layer8.space Easy. Animal Crossing New Horizons. The game was released at a perfect time when I was home with a lot of time on my hands.

Well, got power back just shy of 24 hours. When my router came back on it somehow decided to stop port forwarding so I was up at 3 to fix.

Blink on Linux has stopped color managing the past few versions. I don't quite know how long. I submitted a detailed bug report with photos, but they barely read what I had to say, spurned my efforts to help, and then labeled it as "won't fix". Meanwhile, it's still broken.

It probably will remain broken for a while because probably precious few people using Linux have displays able to view far beyond sRGB.

@mike Opera used to be able to do that, too. It's a great feature.

@nolan Apple does indeed hold the web back because of its refusal to support many things relevant to PWAs. It's simply not in their interests to do so. However, the way many modern PWAs are developed make them unattractive to most people, too. When you have megabytes of frameworks to download before code is even executed then your phone becoming a space heater when the code is executed native phone apps are more attractive to most people.

There’s no bread let them eat cake
There’s no end to what they’ll take
Flaunt the fruits of noble birth
Wash the salt into the earth
But they’re marching to Bastille Day
La guillotine will claim her bloody prize
Free the dungeons of the innocent
The king will kneel, and let his kingdom rise

-- Rush, Bastille Day (1975)

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