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I’m Ella. I’m trans. My pronouns are she/her.
I’m married to Karen and we have two cats named Erica and Tilly.
I’m probably older than you think.
I have a mitochondrial disease which causes a lot of pain and fatigue. I use a wheelchair when I go out.
I struggle with depression and anxiety.
I was involved in campaigning against disability benefit cuts and I took the UK government to judicial review.
I like cats, computers, curry, kpop and Overwatch.

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Need to upgrade my cat. I’ve got a desktop but I think a laptop would get in my way less.

"If you know the secret ways, you can summon and bind a powerful being who will serve you, feed you, and protect you."
"What are those secret ways, mother?"
"I will teach you," she purred, and began washing the kittens.
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories

It’s our wedding anniversary. Karen and I have been married for 19 years!

Karen is really really bad at being photographed so this is the best selfie I managed.

I installed Ubuntu 19.04 on my server and file transfers went up to 109MB/s and smbd only uses 70% of a cpu core. Which still seems pretty high tbh, but I think it is at least using AES-NI now.

The quick-swap drive bays on my HP Microserver were never this bloodthirsty

I just cut myself again, and I really need to stop reaching in to this case to plug in sata cables without taking the side off

In retrospect I should have expected a cpu cooler called a Scythe Katana to be sharp

I was tidying up cables and lost half my zfs mirror, panicked, and made a blood sacrifice to the computer building gods so now it's back

Samba version 4.7.6, included with Ubuntu 18.04, does not support AES-NI.

What. The. Fuck.

I sacrificed my HTPC to replace my HP Microserver. With an i5 2500K it can now read at 83MB/s and write at 66MB/s and the bottleneck is smbd using 100% of a CPU core.

The actual encryption on disk barely seems to use any CPU. Could Samba somehow still not be using AES-NI?

:gimp: For those who missed the news, #GIMP got forked big time: 

My poor HP Microserver was managing 100MB/s read and write over the network. Then I turned on luks to encrypt the drives and it halved. Then I forced SMB encryption too and it halved again. I might need a better server CPU.

Fun fact: each book scanned for the Internet Archive has a unique identifier, usually the title of the item, or its first 16 characters; the volume number, or 00 if there isn't one; and the first 4 characters of the author. So:

terfs, nazis 

birdsite, late capitalism 

Some of those are fairly frivolous, but the total is too annoying

Linux problems:
No per-screen or 1.5x fractional scaling (workaround - zoom in browser, but tiny everywhere else)
Glitchy YouTube with no acceleration
Crackling audio (Fixed in kernel I haven't got yet)
Display blanking at random
Left ctrl not working in Overwatch (Workaround is annoying)
Compiling Shaders causes lag every time I start Overwatch
Games on Steam Play have minor glitches
Some games I want still don't work at all
Incomplete temperature sensor support
No fan RGB control
OpenRazer for keyboard RGB glitchy
No on-screen Korean keyboard alongside UK keyboard
Bad emoji input
No iCloud sync

Windows problems:
Windows updates broke too often
Don't trust Microsoft (Sent app usage even after logging out)
Don't trust Razer software for RGB (Keylogger)
Unusable ZFS port
Can't use my working macOS on kvm
I just want to use Linux

I've been trying to use Linux on my desktop and dump Windows for... 20 years? At least. There's always something.

It's fine on my web server and nas and laptop. Still can't manage on my desktop.

I hate myself for this but after 3 weeks exclusively on Linux I'm probably going to go back to Windows. Again.

I listed all the problems I've had on Linux and it's just being too annoying to keep trying.

This is bullshit. I've been playing Minecraft for MONTHS and I have YET to find a SINGLE bitcoin. >:|

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