Ok I have a Lenovo R400 and I’m planning to install Arch on it. Any tips?
If not arch I’ll probably try Xubuntu

Setting up a kink instance, help required, boosts good, replies even better 

@photonicfae I have part of a setting up a mastodon server guide written. It’s far from complete but may help. Cathode church runs on a server with 80GB SSD, 2 vCPUs, 4GB RAM. The SSD does not include media storage, which is in an openstack swift object storage container.


@steviemcfly shit man, remember when we could like, do normal shit

Maybe search online for your prospective business name *before* finalising it. Just a suggestion.

so I recovered a literal stack of thinkpads from my college's recycling room yesterday (and a surface pro)

I've been working on this for three months and it's finally done. 78 pages on the history of leather, sluts, and families at US Prides, from 1965 to 1995. Includes background on Pride as a polyvocal celebration and leather as a queer subculture; multifarious sexual and gender expression at Pride; the Lesbian Sex Wars; reaction from the right; and the interplay of radical and normalizing forces within LGBTQ activism.


Printing a quick fan guard from Thingiverse after it bit my finger in testing :blobcat_notamused:

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Forgot to take any pictures, but last night I glued 2mm cork mat to the underside of Princess' bed heater. And she heats up much faster now, only a few minutes! It's also steadier and uses less power. It's very noticeable how much less the room gets heated up during a long print now.

Here’s the fan shroud and fan mounted on the procurve switch and wired into the original fan connector. I connected all the fan tachometer pins together so it won’t complain about having lost 3 of them, and now it happily runs nearly silently!

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I don’t have an oozing problem. What are you talking about?

Starting the print is delayed as the 2mm cork mat I ordered arrived, so I glued it onto the underside of Princess’ print bed using high temperature gasket silicone. This increased thermal insulation should significantly increase the electrical efficiency, and heat-up speed, while adding very little weight.

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Today's several hours of fusion360 modelling has been on this two-part shroud to use a quiet 80mm fan to cool a 1U HP Procurve switch, instead of the noisy 40mm fans inside.

@dadegroot precisely my source also. I went there for 3D printing advice and ended up getting this instead :)

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