Stop Telling Beginning Linux Users These Things
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Stop Telling Beginning Linux Users These Things

Linux is something that takes time to become accustomed to. Many advanced Linux users have strong opinions about certain things. There are certain things that we just should not be telling beginning Linux users. Most beginning Linux users don’t care about certain things, and they’re barely sold on ditching Windows. In this article, I will…

How to Speed up FreeBSD Ports with Synth
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How to Speed up FreeBSD Ports with Synth

So, you installed FreeBSD hoping to get a clean system with every package made specifically for it. You soon find out that the package manager doesn’t update regularly and you wind up getting security vulnerabilities unfixed for longer. You want to use ports and you probably tried portmaster but it is extremely slow and requires…

Overcontrolling the Community and Illusions of Immortality: The Death of an 11-Year-Old Minecraft Mod
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Overcontrolling the Community and Illusions of Immortality: The Death of an 11-Year-Old Minecraft Mod

One of the biggest cult classic Minecraft mods, an entire ecosystem enabling beautiful world generation in Minecraft is currently on its deathbed. Odds are it won’t make it. The mod in question is OpenTerrainGenerator, and it’s one of the oldest and most complex Minecraft mods of all time. And I had a VIP seat to…

How to Optimize Discord for M1 Mac (TOS Safe)
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How to Optimize Discord for M1 Mac (TOS Safe)

There are a number of apps that are holdouts that are refusing to update to M1 even after solutions have basically been given to them. The worst of those apps are ones that use Electron, as Electron is slow on its own, and is somewhat as slow as running Google Chrome through x86. Today, I’ll…

Where I’ve Been Recently and Just Some Updates on Life
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Where I’ve Been Recently and Just Some Updates on Life

So I don’t know how many of my fans follow the RSS feed and don’t join the Discord server. There’s actually no way of knowing. I can however tell from my analytical data that there is a returning audience. So, I’ve decided to write this article for all the people who either don’t pay attention…

How to Make a World Generation Algorithm in Bukkit/Spigot
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How to Make a World Generation Algorithm in Bukkit/Spigot

This article is going to be a bit different than most Info Toast articles, as it’s aimed more towards people who know how to code and are familiar with everything that comes with coding. That being said, you probably should have several years of Java coding under your belt before you attempt this. The Spigot…

Homebrew is a Major Security Flaw — Install MacPorts Instead
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Homebrew is a Major Security Flaw — Install MacPorts Instead

I’ve talked before about the various problems with binary package management systems. I have praised BSD’s Ports, where a source code tree allows you to install packages from source with all their dependencies. However, I’ve never seen a binary package manager that creates more of a security problem having it than not having it. That…