Another Bloated Live Stream – DT LIVE


Derek Kong , Miami, FL – Support ? What support! It does not exist. Wait time 30 minuter. – This hosting company is a subsidiary of BlueHost and I wonder if their service is as bad as #Justhost?


Live streams are bloated. Bloated like GNOME, systemd and electron all wrapped into one. To cut down on the bloat, I will try to keep the actual content of this stream to a minimum. If you want actual content, you’ll need to patch this stream.

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β–Ί https://gitlab.com/dwt1/dotfiles/-/blob/master/.xmonad/xmonad.hs – DT’s config

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23 Comments
  • Leslie Satenstein
    Posted at 23:27h, 26 June

    Hi DT,
    I have watched all the presentations about I3, dwm, xmonad, and found them most interesting, But bottom line, I have found that the configuration for each type is a pain.

    That said, I went for a simple minimal xfce Fedora 32, as a base, and found, for a single monitor system, that not one of tiling interface improves over the regular full screen with ability to open an alternative session.

    Is a tiling manager really more useful for a dual monitor host and not so for a single monitor host?

  • Coco Reto
    Posted at 00:10h, 27 June

    Looks like Richard…😁😁😁😁😁

  • Peter Jansen
    Posted at 00:31h, 27 June

    Bloody hell, I missed it because I was gaming.

  • TOTAL OS TODAY
    Posted at 00:54h, 27 June

    That guy in the picture ate too many Snaps πŸ™‚

  • wayne ferguson
    Posted at 01:21h, 27 June

    I will take gentoo over slackware anyday if the week

  • Dustin Brooks
    Posted at 01:32h, 27 June

    What part of Louisiana are you in? MS Gulf Coast here.

  • HoraΘ›iu MΔƒrΔƒΘ™escu
    Posted at 03:44h, 27 June

    I am amazed how many people would ask or imagine that the fat guy picture is DT's.
    Derek knows better than that and for sure he isn't that fat.
    C'mon guys, is that hard to differentiate between reality and a internet picture?

  • Donald Mickunas
    Posted at 03:53h, 27 June

    I loved the stream. Re: Linux Mint. They do have a debian based version of their distro available. I think they will eventually move to Debian.

  • Joel Mativet
    Posted at 04:57h, 27 June

    Since my Cerebrovascular accident, I don't have enough memory to remember more than a dozen or two key-bindings… WM are out for me… I'm already struggling with Blender… Any good tip??

  • Mosqui7o2
    Posted at 07:18h, 27 June

    Youtube doesn't work in China

  • Mosqui7o2
    Posted at 07:24h, 27 June

    What your thoughts on intel M.E. and amd P.S.P.? It's crazy what's going in our systems… People think amd is very open well looks like it's not. When you know these processors subsystems it makes sense why laptops coming without removable battery…

  • MultiCappie
    Posted at 07:44h, 27 June

    Fucking stop saying "lynn icks". Think for one fucking second how you pronounce "Linus." Either pronounce it "Linux" or pronounce it as Linus himself pronounces it: "Leenoox."

    Why "lynn icks"? Because it rhymes with Minix????

  • Toni K
    Posted at 08:12h, 27 June

    pdflatex mydocument.tex && atril mydocument.pdf
    This compiles a tex file into pdf and opens it from the terminal to be previewed in atril. I use this all the time. I also have the terminal window in a tabbed i3 container so the atril window covers the terminal window when the above command is run.

  • Peter Jansen
    Posted at 11:17h, 27 June

    DT, if you can play the piano then you can easily learn to play a string-instrument like the guitar or harp. Not sure about the violin though, that is technically too different. I play the piano and the guitar, it really is not that different. You have a good left/right hand coordination or you don't, if you have that and you have general talent for music then both these instruments should not be a problem. You can learn the mechanics of playing the guitar quite fast, after a few months of playing that will feel quite comfortable.

  • SuperCape
    Posted at 13:24h, 27 June

    Talking about Louisiana: what do you think about "Sons of Guns"?
    I freaking loved it πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡²πŸ˜

  • its just about everything
    Posted at 14:47h, 27 June

    omg DT can you do a tutorial on how to dark mode on qutebrowser i tired few things and failed

  • Mark B
    Posted at 18:02h, 27 June

    DT… Inspired by American SJW’s to be more inclusive? Now featuring real world Americans on its thumbnails? Interesting times πŸ˜ŠπŸ‘πŸΌ

  • TRVE BM
    Posted at 20:27h, 27 June

    English is one of the official languages of India. So many people, esp those in tech and linux specially watch your videos. Also I got relatives in Chicago, so when I saw the Arch Linux install video I was like, hey I'll meet Derek, probably. Heard Chris is also from chicago!

  • Ali Balbars
    Posted at 19:39h, 28 June

    mic is hell good

  • Orion
    Posted at 19:33h, 29 June

    ALGORITHM CHECK. keep it up!

  • John C
    Posted at 00:41h, 30 June

    Your thumbnail looks suspiciously like me, but I don't remember you asking my permission. In fairness It could just be any obese shirtless middle aged man so I'll let you off this time, but I'm watching you DT, i'm watching you!

  • Andy
    Posted at 04:31h, 30 June

    Long time (20 year) Gentoo user – not a fanboi here, just wanted to add my experience. Gentoo will break, but it also taught me more about Linux than anything else. Sometimes you have to really dig deep to fix the problems. Not what everyone wants in an OS if you're just wanting to 'use it'. On my R7 2700x, the install took about 4 hour hours. Would love to try Arch, but just pretty comfortable with my existing setup. If (when) Gentoo breaks catastrophically on me again I might give it a spin. At the end of the day I think it comes down to what you're used to and what you like – the true beauty of Linux. Freedom.

  • The Informaticist
    Posted at 20:35h, 07 July

    Hey DT, I'm watching this in a buffer…you inspired me, so I've installed EXWM! I'm loving it.