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Connecting Software Engineering to Revenue

After a startup has achieved product/market fit and a repeatable customer acquisition model, one of the common entrepreneur questions is “how do I connect software engineering initiatives to revenue?” Demand on the engineering team grows from sales (new features!), from support (fix bugs, make it easier!), from product (beat the competition!), and on and on. Some questions arise: Is our engineering team working on the most...

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Printer cutting top and bottom off!

I am using Ubuntu MATE with a Brother MFC-J4410DW printer. This has been a great combination. Somewhere during updating, things went awry. Whenever I print from LibreOffice or a browser, the top and bottom of the document are cut off. I reinstalled the driver to make sure that I had the latest one, but nothing changed. I sent test pages to the printer, and the edges print perfectly. I have tried changing the settings till I am blue in...

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Microsoft Edge Browser Update: New Themes, Features and a Lot More

Ever since its launch in the year 2015, Microsoft Edge has steadily made its presence felt like a reliable, modern-day browser. Unlike the earlier days of the internet, there is a lot of competition today what with a plethora of web browsers vying for the users’ attention. While it is quite common to see browsers opting for an upgrade at regular intervals, one barely gets to see a massive improvement vis-à-vis features, themes...

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Installing nVidia drivers - GUI only

Allo, I am testing out Debian. Code: Operating System: Debian GNU/Linux KDE Plasma Version: 5.20.5 KDE Frameworks Version: 5.78.0 Qt Version: 5.15.2 Kernel Version: 5.10.0-2-amd64 OS Type: 64-bit Processors: 16 × AMD Ryzen 7 1800X Eight-Core Processor Memory: 23.5 GiB of RAM Graphics Processor: llvmpipe So far so good. Sound driver is ok. NIC driver is OK. Rebooting works. I can format USB ticks with the KDE Partition thing. I...