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KaiLikesLinux

I am Kai Lyons, a general OS enthusiast, programming language fanatic, and domain extension guru. I have weird hobbies. I founded, fund, and work on Fivnex related projects

Location Colorado, USA Joined Joined on  Personal website https://kailikeslinux.io github website twitter website
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Lead developer at Fivnex

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Do you use Linux?

I love Linux, the community is so kind compared to the Window...

[TUTORIAL] - Make Your Own Top-Level Domain Name (like .com, .org, and .net)

Well, I been writing here for a while and considering on gett...

Linux VS Windows 10 - An Honest Comparison

I understand wanting to comment, but please understand that L...

Should You Use Python? 5 Pros and Cons.

Personally, I am into V.

Have you built any projects with Electron?

I have built apps with it, but with that came my distain for ...

I made 100 high-quality illustrations, totally free. Use it anywhere without attribution.

People like you are why the internet is so great. Thank you.

Suggest me the right Linux distro

I feel like Ubuntu's improvements usually come in LTS release...

Suggest me the right Linux distro

FerenOS is good, I know the developer and he is pretty chill

Stop Using React

I hate modern web development. I wish we could just make thin...

Suggest me the right Linux distro

If you desire a stable distribution, use either Linux Mint or...

JS: Functions inside Constants, When, How, and Why to use them

Oh cool, I am a little bit of a newb to programming still, bu...

Linux Smartphones Are Here.

I left it out on purpose, because it doesn't come with a non-...

Linux Smartphones Are Here.

I would personally say the Linux community disassociates from...

Is Free and Open-Source Software More Reliable?

I disagree, smaller projects have fewer eyes, sure, but as ha...

What do you use to create logos?

If I don't have desktop apps, then I use Canava or sometimes ...

Which C standard?

The next revision will not be known until the expected vote 2...

Which C standard?

C18 as it is the newest. The difference is ANSI added new sta...

Linus Tech Tip's Video on Windows 10 Customization PROVES Why Linux is Better For the Every Day User.

I mean I took general overviews as this list was gathered for...

Can open-source documentations be monetized?

To my understanding NodeJS is open-source, and these people p...

Maintainers: what was your early open-source expectation v.s. reality?

Expectation: People are going to make fun of me for not being...

Have you ever struggled with imposter syndrome? 👽

Yes, and by the last two articles I posted and one I am curre...

Linux VS Windows 10 - An Honest Comparison

I deny this "evidence" as... well one: bloatware is very vagu...

Linux VS Windows 10 - An Honest Comparison

I am not sure about the notepad issue, I got backlash for say...

Linux VS Windows 10 - An Honest Comparison

I am not the only one with the sentiment. I took an honest c...

Linux VS Windows 10 - An Honest Comparison

I used to believe Windows was the gaming platform, until I ha...

Linux VS Windows 10 - An Honest Comparison

Notepad was removed from Windows 10, at least from my laptop...

Linux VS Windows 10 - An Honest Comparison

Mono is a wonderful C# compiler, better than Microsoft's and ...

Linux VS Windows 10 - An Honest Comparison

I don't have enough money to buy the state of New York, live ...

Am I the only one who pronounces git as 'jit'?

You are right, but Git is known to be an exception, like Gift...

What new software libraries and tools etc. are you excited about?

MEML, even though I am making it, it is still a wonderful pro...

I'm passed on Windows, what is the best methods?

While I hate Windows 10 personally, I do know a basic workflo...

Why do all the dynamic languages catch name errors by default?

Then again, Clojure is a Lisp family member. Lisp will never ...

Why do all the dynamic languages catch name errors by default?

Dynamic languages are like Bethesda, it is a feature, not a b...

Open Letter to Canonical Ltd

Ubuntu is easier to configure and install, Ubuntu is easier t...

🙋‍♂️ Can Anyone Explain Twitter Cards to me?

Q: Why doesn't it render on Desktop? A: It will, but it might...

What are some side project suggestions?

A true social media management application where you post wha...

NEWS: New Unoffical Ubuntu Remix In The Works: UbuntuCDE!

That is the correct desktop environment wikipedia

NEWS: New Unoffical Ubuntu Remix In The Works: UbuntuCDE!

CDE is Common Desktop Environment. Ubuntu Cinnamon predates U...

[RANT] Linux has a problem.

There are many distributions with a decent size community tha...

Intro To Linux [For Beginners]

That is a question I do not know the answer to

Customize Your Ubuntu a bit !

Always remember too that there are other highly customizable ...

Intro To Linux [For Beginners]

As a Linux user for 2 years, I am glad to say I left the Wind...

Top 5 DEV Comments from the Past Week

Look at me now, ma!!

🤓 What's on your GitHub Profile README

I love this, will make mine less generic later but:

🤓 What's on your GitHub Profile README

Oh cool! I left discord almost completely. I might come back ...

🤓 What's on your GitHub Profile README

Here is my GitHub Profile, there was a recent issue where I l...

🤓 What's on your GitHub Profile README

Hey I am also a V programmer, dont do a lot with V rn, nor is...

Why does your favorite language suck?

I love Lisp and V both equally. Lisp however can get complica...

What's the worst advice you've ever received?

Tutorials give you the information for you to know the syntax...

What's the worst advice you've ever received?

C++ is my first language, I think C++ should be mandatory in ...

What's the worst advice you've ever received?

That language matters in programming. Fun fact, it almost doe...

I'm still using Firefox

Firefox is just... better in my opinion. Firefox is... Fast...

What great software invention or idea never gained adoption?

ReactOS is one of those projects I WISHED actually got adopti...

What great software invention or idea never gained adoption?

I never used Smalltalk, but I agree with Lisp

Didi - Help me choose a logo

This is a great logo, I wanna see this one used!

Do you have a blog or a YouTube Channel?

YouTube Channel. I don't have a lot more than memes right now...

What Messaging Application Do You Use, For Friends and Communities

I personally just quit Discord (as best as I can right now), ...

When things are back to normal, will you be working from home or in an office?

Normal is at home and school for me.

Open Letter to Canonical Ltd

I just found out, but if it has been an issue for years, mont...

Open Letter to Canonical Ltd

I agree, I did get contacted by a Canonical employee recently...

Open Letter to Canonical Ltd

The issue isn't that it can be disabled, but I wasn't asked t...

Open Letter to Canonical Ltd

They aren't the biggest problem, but problems are problems.

Open Letter to Canonical Ltd

But it is there from the get-go. It doesn't matter if you can...

Open Letter to Canonical Ltd

Removability isn't the issue. You can remove Snapd and people...

Open Letter to Canonical Ltd

I was never asked before I first saw it. Who cares if you can...

Open Letter to Canonical Ltd

My issue is that I wasn't asked first, an issue that is so ea...

Open Letter to Canonical Ltd

I still see issue with it, no matter how old the issue is, it...

Open Letter to Canonical Ltd

Yes, and I was outspoken against that too

Open Letter to Canonical Ltd

Easier to use, that is why I prefer Ubuntu over Debian

Open Letter to Canonical Ltd

The ad isn't an issue of money, but an issue of trust. My iss...

Open Letter to Canonical Ltd

I have yet to have information on it, but once I do I will th...

Open Letter to Canonical Ltd

It is an ad, by definition, and maybe I am jumping to conclus...

I built an online code editor

Nice!

I have built hamburger menu with styled-components & TS & React

hamborger

Open Letter to Canonical Ltd

No need for the personal attack (I know you are targeting Can...

Open Letter to Canonical Ltd

It promotes material, so, therefore, an ad. The issue is not ...

Open Letter to Canonical Ltd

My article here explains why it isn't that they did this (I w...

Open Letter to Canonical Ltd

They get money, a lot of money, but not from this. this isn't...

Open Letter to Canonical Ltd

I wish it was more optional. I would 100% let them put ads on...

How To: Have a Personal Website on a Tight Budget

This is a solution I did not know myself! I will look into it...

What is your fitness routine?

I only have one chair, but otherwise the same

How To: Have a Personal Website on a Tight Budget

Some ISP's will upcharge for stuff like this, and can make ch...

How To: Have a Personal Website on a Tight Budget

I agree, and some do it terribly but I don't personally need...

How To: Have a Personal Website on a Tight Budget

Reference numbers are difficult to stitch together, but all o...

How To: Have a Personal Website on a Tight Budget

That sentence got something mixed up, not sure why, it happen...

How To: Have a Personal Website on a Tight Budget

I do not like email forwarding, but yes that is an option.

Why do I HATE NodeJS?

There are two apps I think use Electron to it's full potentia...

I made $100 every hour by sharing HEY invite codes

You made money for a new hey.com email every hour

Hello, DEV.to!

Welcome

As you a master procrastinator?

I am a god-tier procrastinator. I get tons of work done but I...

Why Visual Studio Code is so popular?

VSCode also is a pretty fair IDE for JavaScript - all things ...

What are some misconceptions about web development?

Two things HTML/CSS are programming languages Web-Developme...

What MEML Fixes in Web Development [For me, at least]

I mean, discovering LISP changed my life

For front-end development, how do your organise your code (outside of a framework), and what tools do you use to manage it?

I have the index.html file in the main folder directory, I al...

What is the most potentially-revolutionary software currently being developed?

There are four things I can answer with: V Lang - Perfect pro...

How To: Switch to Linux

I purposely left out both, for a plethora of reasons. Manjar...

What's your go-to stack these days?

It really depends what I am doing, but for quick prototyping ...

How To: Switch to Linux

Really depends what you need, but Cinnamon, Lumina, and MATE ...

How To: Switch to Linux

I would say KDE is easily at least a little faster than Gnome

How To: Switch to Linux

KDE is currently about one and a half times slower than XFCE,...

We're sponsoring JSNation Live 2020

This is interesting, I will try to be in JSNation. You guys a...

Fivnex Announcement

fivnex.github.io/ - link

Fivnex Announcement

It has launched, two main pages still need to be built

Fivnex Announcement

The GitHub and Twitter are active, but the website is still n...

What is my MEML project?

Yeah

What is my MEML project?

I hate markdown, except for places like this where I use it t...

Electron can be better [RANT]

I personally dislike Rust, but it actually seems really cool....

Justification to Supporting Snapcraft as a Developer

CI/CD has been a struggle, as it ended in a hundred arguments...

Linux Mint is Making a Mistake

The difference is not that if YOU are distributing a deb, the...

Linux Mint is Making a Mistake

I have packaged a couple of snaps, and I work commonly with D...

Linux Mint is Making a Mistake

Snaps are easier to build, but you are right to say DE's are ...

Linux Mint is Making a Mistake

Chromium installs Snapd because it installs via Snap. It is a...

I have created this platform for programmers and others.

Barring some minor design and CSS issues, this is seriously s...

Good Morning, Next time, I won't get 1,111 reactions and 5000 views in stats.

I remember when two of my old articles got me over 100K views...

Cool acronyms

I actually created this one: KLL It has a billion meanings ...

The Third Age of JavaScript

JavaScript has a very limited future in my mind. With new tec...

What Microsoft does RIGHT.

I personally don't know the core of the NT kernel, so I have ...

Windows 10 - Deleting Data

Luckily most Linux distros that aren't rolling release don't ...

Why Fragmentation Should EMPOWER Linux

I might have an idea of what you mean, but I can't put it int...

How did you get your first freelancing offer?

Also, don't be afraid to hire people for your gig too. Of cou...

How did you get your first freelancing offer?

I used to do work on Fiver and Fivebucks, mostly in art. The ...

Is CSS dying already?

My stance on CSS dying is that it has a lot of time before it...

What apps do you use for development?

The only part of Golang I liked was the narwal operators. I m...

What would you teach a frontend beginner in 2020?

HTML: Elements, DOM, Classes, IDs CSS: SASS, Box models, Vari...

What apps do you use for development?

Personally I use Ubuntu 20.04 for my OS, VSCode for my code e...

What are the best alternatives to GIPHY?

Tenor for grabbing gifs EasyGif for editing gifs

Why I Archived the Windows 10 and Linux Articles. - Open letter to the community.

Thank you for the kind words, I don't remember any. those who...

What Did You Learn This Week --May 8?

This week I learned How to make a debian package (and be co...

What is a compiler and an interpreter?

But still "compiled" technically, plus VMs add a lot of compl...

So you want to make an operating system, here's everything you need to know before you begin.

I mean Devuan is a thing, Unity is still used by many over GN...

[TUTORIAL] - Make Your Own Top-Level Domain Name (like .com, .org, and .net)

Well get roughly $600,000 prepared, and you might own it!

So you want to make an operating system, here's everything you need to know before you begin.

I used to like GNOME, while large and weird, it at least had ...

"Hello, World!" but in 30 different languages!!!

Fair Enough

What Editor are YOU Using for Go Programming??

While not a specific Go-Programmer, I usually stick with eith...

"Hello, World!" but in 30 different languages!!!

Although I love this, my Fibonacci Project that I worked on w...

Daily Challenge #233 - Get Planet Name by ID

Here is what I came up with: I also tested it, the output i...

Where should you (re)publish your dev blog posts?

Leave it there. If you MUST take another platform, then Wordp...

Ubuntu Likes October Better.

Yes, sorry it was a typo I didn't know I made

Have you ever had to take an ethical stand while on the job as a developer?

So I am a Linux OS developer, and sometimes a closed-source d...

Tell me about your first email address

My first email address was @gmail.com back when I was around ...

Everything I HATE About Linux

I will agree to disagree,

Everything I HATE About Linux

My personal experience with enough know-how, GNOME looks l...

Everything I HATE About Linux

Anything on earth is faster than GNOME but it is still a w...

Everything I HATE About Linux

A lot of that has changed a TON over the years. As long as ...

Everything I HATE About Linux

I mean Fedora is, in general, a poorly built distribution e...

A Linux GTK Theme Bites The Dust - Goodbye Adapta [QUICK/SHORT]

Probably, but I still thought it was to be mentioned

Why Am I Studying CS?

Okay, so what I am seeing is that you are more of a Data Scie...

Why do I HATE NodeJS?

I didn't mention PWA's because it is not an area of program...

Why do I HATE NodeJS?

I feel like I should clarify that the title was more of a b...

Why do I HATE NodeJS?

I do not care for XAML, FXML, and Andriod XML, as they have...

Any suggestions for the project idea?

Since this will be NodeJS and react I feel like there are a...

Why do I HATE NodeJS?

While I know I often do not explain well with fewer words a...

Why do I HATE NodeJS?

Fair points and understandable. I love the output, and ever...

What Did you Learn this week --March 20?

Yeah, I have. They work fine however in my opinion they fee...

What Did you Learn this week --March 20?

I really like the syntax, especially compared to C and C++...

This is Really Bad

Trust how Microsoft will use or monetize NPM and open-sourc...

What Did you Learn this week --March 20?

I re-learned my love for TypeScript, learned some more Fortra...

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