If you suffer from slow `ls` in #linux when listing a lot of files, consider changing the colourisation used by the `ls` command.
A folder with 100,000 files takes 18seconds to list.
BUT after disabling colourisation for setuid/setgid, executable flags, you can reduce this to under 1second :
time ls --color=always
Author says "I'm stupid but not stupid,I'm chained to the system". You don't have to be part of that system.
"I am stupid for buying another one of these computers, but only as stupid as any of us are for...becoming beholden to the system having a big commitment out of which to dig ourselves (actually not very stupid at all). "
"one single recycling company... has had to scrap more than 66,000 otherwise reusable or easily repairable iPhones in the last three years because iCloud lock was enabled on devices that had been donated by their owners." https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/43jywd/why-tens-of-thousands-of-perfectly-good-donated-iphones-are-shredded-every-year
Hey you! Want to develop open source software in your job? Want to have a direct impact on hundreds of thousands of students each year? Want to get a good pension and be able to study for free? The Open University is hiring developers for our #Moodle-based VLE! http://www.open.ac.uk/about/employment/vacancies/it-developer-x-2-vrf15732
I've been using Linux on the Chromebook (AKA crostini) recently: this FOSDEM talk was very informative and answered many of my questions. https://fosdem.org/2019/schedule/event/crostini/
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