zbarimg may has trouble decoding some QR codes composed of CSS elements due to tiny borders around the blocks. In that case, apply a small gaussian blur to the screenshot, followed by sharpening. Use imagemagick for more automation.

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These seeds are easily saved in:
- text file (encrypt with GPG)
- password manager (not full 2FA, but better than a password alone)

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2FA backup tip: use ZBar Barcode Tools to convert QR code screenshots into alphanumeric TOTP seeds

github.com/mchehab/zbar

zbarimg may has trouble decoding some QR codes composed of CSS elements due to tiny borders around the blocks. In that case, apply a small gaussian blur to the screenshot, followed by sharpening. Use imagemagick for more automation.

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TOTP seed backup tip: use zbar tools to convert QR code screenshots into alphanumeric format

These seeds are easily saved in a text file (encrypt with GPG) or a password manager (not full 2FA, but better than a password alone).
zbar.sourceforge.net/

RT @torproject
The Tor Project is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. Your support makes Tor possible. 💜🧅
donate.torproject.org

Selling some gear on as I downsize the lab...
- ROCKPro64 bundle
- M5Stack Faces starter kit
- RX460 fanless GPU
- FrSky Taranis X9D+ w/X8R
- Hack laptop for kids
- ...more items will be listed this week

openbazaar.com/QmT16YssMhbDT8M

Not sure if @ntnsndr already shared this but:

We’re Converting Our Startup To A Cooperative. Here’s Why.

ioo.coop/2019/10/were-converti

Excellent article for any Linux user to vastly improve data hygiene by closing a simple but huge DNS metadata leak.

linuxjournal.com/content/own-y

From LinuxJournal (RIP) by @kyle

DLT one (Damn Linux Tablet) - keeping an eye on this modular Linux tablet project on Hackaday

hackaday.io/project/164845-dlt

Two system-on-module (SoM) are being evaluated, ideally both will be supported. One has a similar SoC to the Purism Librem 5, the other is a Jetson Nano.

How cool would it be to have a modular tablet chassis, similar to the 24 year-old ATX standard for PCs?

Great turnout for Bitcoin & Beer (Denver). Shared my favorite onboarding books for people of all backgrounds.
- The Little Bitcoin Book
- Inventing Bitcoin
- Programming Bitcoin

Trying to demo v0.96 for the next meetup, but I keep getting an “Invalid transaction” error unless the sending phone has Internet access, defeating the entire purpose.

Any suggestions to make this work offline?

Same issue confirmed by a Play Store review from Dec 2018
play.google.com/store/apps/det

I'm so sorry to say it, but today @linuxjournal closed down for good. As you can imagine we are all so sad that this is the end. You can read my final goodbye here:
linuxjournal.com/content/linux

Today Linux Journal shut its doors for good. All staff were laid off and the company is left with no operating funds to continue in any capacity... linuxjournal.com/content/linux

scratchy lets you quickly bootstrap a Linux distro in a (non-Docker) container and interactively execute something in it:

github.com/muesli/scratchy

Currently supports bootstrapping Arch, but it's super easy to add more scripts for other distros! Contributions always welcome!

#golang

Slide deck is available here:
cypherpunkacademy.com/ca-002.p

Based on feedback, I added content about alternative technologies and locating Exit Nodes.

A huge thanks to everyone who attended. We all made this event a success together, and I'm already looking forward to the next one!

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Picked up an Epic Brewing - Escape to Colorado, to celebrate National IPA Day

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