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Pouring Homebrew

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When running the ”brew” command to install a formula, I always see the “Pouring …” output in console. What does that mean? So I googled “pouring homebrew” and found this. Interesting…

What Is Merkle DAG

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From here.

A Merkle DAG is a Merkle directed acyclic graph. That is a data structure similar to a Merkle tree but not so strict: such DAG does not need to be balanced and its non-leaf nodes are allowed to contain data.

VirtualBox 6.0

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VirtualBox 6.0 was released on Dec 18th, 2018. This is a major version upgrade. The biggest improvement for me is the HiDPI support. It makes the Ubuntu VM in my MacBook host be able to leverage the high resolution display.

Flatpak & OpenRA

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Flathub, the home of hundreds of apps which can be easily installed on any Linux distribution. Browse the apps online, from your app center or the command line.