TIL there are three kinds of target for violent acts: people, property, and police

Essex chief constable, Ben-Julian Harrington issued a tough declaration: “We will not tolerate violence in our communities, whether that’s against people, whether it’s against property or, indeed, against police officers"

Weird phrasing. https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2020/jun/11/blm-organisers-call-off-london-event-to-prevent-clashes-with-far-right

BLM organisers call off London event to avoid clashes with far right

Black Lives Matters activists say hate groups plan to target protests and...

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I like to read The Guardian because their biases are so often congruent with mine

the daughter of a New York real estate billionaire opined: “In my own life, I have found that my greatest personal growth has arisen from times of discomfort and uncertainty.” https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/jun/06/ivanka-trump-cancel-culture-kansas-speech

Ivanka Trump complains of 'cancel culture' after university cancels her speech

WSU Tech stops first daughter’s commencement speech amid criticism of Donald...

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I did not expect when I sat down this evening to write a quick script to download my withings healthmate data, that I would instead spend two hours debugging dhcp6/networkmanager config

If you can find a way to make networkmanager release a dhcp6 lease (by which I mean, not request the same wrong address again next time) you're hardier than I am

(I'm only running it because gnome objects so strongly to running without it. And I'm only running gnome because it seems to be the least worst desktop with wayland and hidpi support. Hapily gnome doesn't seem to have noticed that I have now added my primary network interface to the unmanaged list)

what is nconf (in a linux kernel config context) and why is it apparently spinning on cpu every time I save and exit?

ok, I sort of know the answer to the first part, but wth is it doing here?

``` PID USER PR NI VIRT RES SHR S %CPU %MEM TIME+ COMMAND 26192 dan 20 0 245780 31048 2480 R 99.7 0.2 2:57.56 nconf