I lost 8 pounds already, so keto and IF are off to a good start. Can't run for at least two weeks because of really bad shin splints, but I'll sub in strength training every day instead.

Built a server last week out of old parts. It's running an FX-8350, 32GB of DDR3 RAM, a 240GB SATA SSD, and an R7 360. I chose Manjaro for the distro simply because I like it. My NAS is connected over samba for Plex and I have it running calibre for my ebook library.

Using my old FX-8350 and motherboard, I built a Linux box. Found the smallest ATX case I could, got a new PSU, and spent most of the last 24 hours fighting to get it to boot. It finally did and I have Manjaro installed.

@cassidyjames I've not come across this with Chime on Android or iOS.

I just hate Windows and I'm growing more paranoid about Microsoft with each passing day.

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Considering trying my PCI passthrough on a VM again for gaming needs. If I can figure out the audio lag issues, I'll gladly do it again.

So I'll be spending the night getting Pi-Hole and Plex set back up.

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Between Plex and calibre, my 32GB SD card on my Raspberry Pi filled up. Since my command line abilities aren't great, I decided to nuke the whole thing and start over with an external drive attached.

Don't like Fedora enough to go try it out right now, so I'll be patient.

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Gnome 40 sure looks interesting. I look forward to it arriving on Pop OS.

I finally got a calibre ebook server running on my first Raspberry Pi. It took several hours of facepalming frustration, but I finally succeeded. Turns out, calibredb (the CLI tool) is nowhere near as user friendly as the GUI. Documentation isn't the best, either.

@corbin I was a hardcore Cinnamon fan, until I tried KDE. Ah man, I love it. So customizable and powerful.

While I'm waiting for the huge list of Calibre dependencies to install, I figured I'd see about getting KDE running on WSL.

Alright, next RPi project might be a bit tricky. I'm going to create a Calibre ebook server.

@corbin My gaming machine is totally Windows, unfortunately. So that means I need a third computer to run Linux all the time. 😂

@corbin I haven't noticed less battery life using KDE on Pop. But I prefer Gnome for touchscreens and my XPS 13 has one.

And to think, I just bought Fire Emblem: Three Houses and I haven't even launched it yet! Been too excited about my new router (UniFi Dream Machine), my VLAN setups, and now my first two Raspberry Pi projects.

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I've been at this series of projects for several hours and I just realized what time it is. Gonna be a short night.

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