Is using a USB drive as swap partition a good idea?
To avoid writing so much on my SSD I've moved the swap partition to a 32 GB drive which goes for $7 nowadays and if it dies it won't hurt unlike if the SSD dies. I've also lowered the swappiness from 60 to 10. I assumed it would be faster on a USB than on the hard drive. Was this a good idea?

The Single Board Computer Database, a comparison website for SBCs and SOMs (formerly known as Board-DB), has relaunched!
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Ubuntu 23.04 "Lunar Lobster" Release Date Slated for April 20th, 2023
I'm not an Ubuntu user, but the name + release date gave me a chuckle. Hopefully there're no bugs which push back the release!

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