For my Android experts,

maybe the detailed permission name is helpful. Attached is a screenshot providing those. It's also noteworthy that the polling is going on all the time, not just on the home screen as well as that all widgets have been removed from the home screen. Night light and brightness adjustment has been turned off.

Anyone with ideas with why the SystemUI is doing that?

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Actions followed words!

I started a little blocklist repository for the Shivering-Isles:

git.shivering-isles.com/shiver

It'll slowly improve and block websites that employ anti-adblock scripts as well as filtering their results from DDG (other search engines possible in the future).

Feel free to send suggestions. (Here or as described by the contribution button.)

Special thanks to @lanodan, @aral and @nikolal who inspired me to put it together.

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Yet another ad-blocker blocker. But stating "We don't mind you running adblocker, but could you please […] disable these scripts […]."

Obviously you mind that I'm running an adblocker. At least be honest with it!

Is there a ublock origin list that filters all those pages from search results? I'm tired of it.

I'm not sure if it a good or bad sign, when I've visited my own page more than 30k times.

Does that mean I'm too obsessed with myself/my blog/my content?

Cookie banner, rant 

Some cookie banners are ridiculous. I clicked the "essential" button.

Why on earth does it need to process anything? And even worse, why can this process take up multiple minutes? This is a website.

I'm not about to book a flight here, I just want to read a piece of documentation.

Well, probably not then…

Preparing Riot.im 1.6.0 build in Flatpak…

Due to the new search feature for encrypted history, I'm currently building TCL as tclsh is needed to build sqlcipher, which is needed for this feature.

We are getting there!

As I just started it again ^^ If make your wonderful food these days, and you are home anyway, how about taking 10 Minutes more time and write the recipe down for GNOME Recipes?

Would love to see this flooded with new cool food!

wiki.gnome.org/Apps/Recipes

Do you have your external hard drive ready? Because today is !

It's time to take your external HDD, open déjà-dup and start your backup.

After making your backup, put your HDD in a safe place, and leave it there. If you want things extra safe, place it at a friend once this whole pandemic stuff has worked out.

These HDDs cost 50€ and should be able to safe all your most and medium important data.

:blobfoxlaughsweat: I'm a bit nervous. The init-system of my Raspberry Pi is gone.

Explains why restarting daemons on update failed. Hope it comes back on reboot :D

I think someone didn't think this sentence to the end…

Why would one install a web browser via web browser on linux? We don't ship internet explorer! (yet?!?)

But otherwise, great to see that Firefox is now working on Flatpak support. Updates will become so much more awesome with ostree underneath.

Source: 9to5linux.com/firefox-now-has-

Awesome, just configured the Firefox addon "Temporary Containers" to open every non "always open in"-tab as temporary tab.

This prevents a lot of CSRF attacks, even when websites themselves didn't implement proper measures.

To implement it I use those two addons:

addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firef

and:

addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firef

The author will have a hard time to transfer data on this USB-Stick…

It's a Yubico Security Key which doesn't provide regular file storage. It's only for U2F and was marketed during a marketing campaign by GitHub and Yubico.

Not to mention that if I recall correct the GitHub logo is on the backside, which means the key is plugged in upsite-down.

But of course I'm not an expert in this kind of things. And maybe the author made it to transfer pictures onto it.

I just checked my monitoring for DNS that I setup at the beginning of the month after reading this article shared by @jpmens:

00f.net/2019/11/03/stop-using-

What all 3 visible domains have a TTL of 1 day. This are 700000 requests within 18 days. I don't want to know what this would look like with the TTLs I used before (1 hour to 2 minutes)

I wonder how much bandwidth we waste with low TTLs, because this is already a massive number.

I really hat pages with wrong claims.

Please note: This is exactly how the page opened in my browser with the "Do-Not-Track"-Header enabled. I didn't change any setting.

I consider starting a domain blacklist with bad privacy settings and potentially illegal privacy defaults.

I get really annoyed by this stuff.

Want to tame Firefox and make sure it follows your organization's regulations?

Here is my little write up on how you can do this on Fedora:

shivering-isles.com/Manage-Fir

It'll explain how to generate a policy to enforce your DoH settings and also provide a very basic RPM spec file on how to deploy such a policy to your systems.

Oh this one is a lot better.

My favorite parts:

"In fact, they have just released a major version 1.8 update, and it will bring Mastodon to version 1.9."

And "As long as you're using Mastodon, you're not going to get stuck with any problems whatsoever."

/cc @Gargron

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I spend some time of my evening tinkering with my notebook's settings and a UEFI update. In order to make it easier for you, I wrote a little summary on how I did it and how maybe your next firmware update looks like:

shivering-isles.com/Updating-U

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