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Strix G15 (G532) Sound under Ubuntu Noble Numbat 24.04

You should no longer need the audio workaround from previous fixes. On Noble, change the line in /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf to With the above single line, my G15 now has sound that operates properly, volume control works without the workarounds. I have not tested the headphone jack yet but it likely will be functional now.

A Word about CC’s Defederation Policy

This is being posted on the site information page so I can refer people to it in lieu of a FAQ. CyborgCentral's Mastodon server will not federate with any fediverse server that operates solely for the purpose of promoting political party propaganda. There is no difference between right wing or left wing sources in this […]

Godot Development Fund

Show some unity with your gamedev friends and drop Godot some money, they're going to need it. XD Join the Development Fund and support the Godot Foundation to work on Godot Engine. Source: Godot Development Fund

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HOA MOD (n.): A moderator of a social media site, who uses enforcement of appearance rules as a tool to bully users and assert control over other people's words. Attacks are targeted, repeated, over-reaching enforcement of content rules against specific users, usually with a veneer of "nice" wording to give the attacks plausible deniability. An […]

Propaganda is Everywhere

In a recent bout of thoughtlessness, I dared to respond to a George Takei post, that spoke of voting "not being a marriage" - presumably, in the interests of convincing leftists that it's really totally completely fine to support a centrist. Of course this is complete hypocrisy, given Mr. Takei's (and most liberals) tendency to […]

LTT is the Fox News of Tech Journalism

I've had Linus Sebastian and his entire media group blocked for well over a year, now, following his completely bullshit and braindead "hey, let's exploit this known PopOS Steam installation bug for views!" but if you gave him a pass for it, you might want to reconsider. Not only does GN go through several examples […]

NVD makes up vulnerability severity levels | daniel.haxx.se

CVSS is a shitty system Anyone who ever gets a problem reported for their project and tries to assess and set a CVSS score will immediately realize what an imperfect, simplified and one-dimensional concept this is. Source: NVD makes up vulnerability severity levels | daniel.haxx.se Looks like I'm not the only one constantly irritated by […]