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    Unable to establish a connection. Hug of death?

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      Worked for me, though it didn’t work for me at work because $EMPLOYER, in their infinite (read: lacking) wisdom decided to block this blog for some reason. (there doesn’t appear to be anything out of the ordinary here)

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        Still unsure why, whether mobile data or wifi, NextDNS on or off, nothing. Was able to read it through tor, however. My phone must have some config gone awry.. :-/

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      This article is pretty much the reason why Linux is not for everyone. Most people don’t go ‘whee my machine doesn’t work properly so I got to take it home to try to solve it!’ when something doesn’t work. When you need 8 steps to describe your problem it’s probably too complicated.

      On a more positive note: Great job on debugging! I can only wish I had the knowledge/skills to solve this.

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        This article is pretty much the reason why Linux is not for everyone.

        I’m not sure how you came to that conclusion. The issue happened on a Mac just as well (from the article). Also, I wouldn’t expect ‘everyone’ who could use Linux to run tmux, vim, and manage their own dotfiles across multiple systems. Your comment comes across as you just looking for an excuse to take a jab at linux, even if the jab is incorrect.

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          I understand it comes across that way, but that’s not really what I meant. What I mean that on Linux, the types of issues I run into are of a different kind than the issues I run into on Windows or Android. Issues on Linux are typically like this. You have to dive deep into multiple applications and figure out how they interface to solve the issue, or give up and try something else.

          On Windows, the issues I run into are more of the type “Windows doesn’t support ” and you just have to live with it. Not exactly a better option. But there’s a reason almost everyone uses a distro: It’s just very hard to configure everything into something consistent. I feel like things are more fragmented than they would be in an ideal world.

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            Issues on Linux are of the kind: oh this doesn’t work, I guess to fix it I’ll have to [do something].

            Issues on Windows are of the kind: oh this doesn’t work, I guess I’m fucked.

            I cannot for the life of me figure out why anyone would rather use a system where issues are unresolvable than a system where they’re simply not-yet-resolved.

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              I agree.

              Sidenote: I don’t really understand why people feel the need to flag my comment as incorrect or troll. Some people react like I just posted ‘LINUX SUX!’. I feel ‘Linux is not for everyone’ is a little bit more nuanced than that.

              It’s not that I hate Linux either, it’s the OS of choice I use both at work and at home. I just wouldn’t recommend it to people who don’t like to spend time configuring software.

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