Fork While Fork

I thought that by now, everyone knew that running random code was generally a bad idea. No matter who it's from, or where you found it. If you don't understand it, don't run it! Somehow, this always seemed self-explanatory to me; if someone says "Hey, run this!" the logical follow up should be "What does it do?" or, even better, do some research before running it! Well, I was wrong. Not so self-explanatory.
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Happy Holidays!

It’s been a whirlwind couple of months here at Pop!_Planet! When I first came up with the idea for Pop!_Planet, it was little more than a Jekyll site hosted on GitLab that contained unofficial docs for Pop!_OS. In a matter of four months, it’s gone from those humble beginnings to a full-scale wiki, to a …
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Introducing TopIcons Redux

Yesterday, we finally released the first truly stable version of our first GNOME Shell extension, TopIcons Redux. TopIcons Redux was written by request due to compatibility and/or flexibility issues with similar extensions, and was a significant learning experience for us. Hopefully, we’ll have reason to write further extensions in the future. If you have any …
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Pop!_Planet is growing!

Since System76 (and, by extension, Pop!_OS) uses Mattermost for communications, we at Pop!_Planet are following suit. Services like Slack changed the way people, especially businesses, communicate. Mattermost took it a step further by allowing users to bring the service in-house. And yet, none of the services in this category has yet to release a decent …