I wrote a keyboard remapper for wayland

Recently I bought a new laptop with the intention of running Linux with Sway as my WM. This is the setup I run on my workstation where I have a 60% keyboard on which I use caps lock as a function key for a second layer. Because muscle memory is a thing I have been using Karabiner Elements to remap the keyboard on my work macbook pro but I could not find a suitable alternative for Linux when using a Wayland compositor.
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Running NixOS on a consumer NAS

I have an old whitebox server sporting a Xeon E5 (v1) that I’d like to get rid of. It’s running a handful of VMs on Proxmox. Most of them I can get rid of by moving their services to Kubernetes, but I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do with my NAS VM and Plex server. The latter you can easily run in Kubernetes but I’m not planning on having particularly powerful nodes and I need transcoding.
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TX3 Mini: Mainline Linux on an Android TV Box

I’ve always found Raspberry Pi cases and the Pi’s connector locations to be rather aesthetically unpleasing, with the power connector coming out from the side and the ethernet from the back (or vice versa). Imagine my excitement when I was browsing the github mirror of Linux (as you do) and I ran into a dts for an Android TV box called Tanix TX3 Mini.
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