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Oh my ahura mazda, people like my joke and I have accidentally ten times as much followers as before, and stars enough to fabricate a moderately sized nebula.
Now how to tell them that I am boring and not funny? 🙃

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some people think they *punish* me by banning me for disagreeing with them. 🤦‍♂️

@future Also I'm glad that you were the first direct spammers reachinme on the fediverse! You're Number One! Alonga long list of despicable number ones.

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Welcome to our subway platform! We see you're using an ad blocker.

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@yogthos@twitter.com:

This sort of thing is precisely why decentralized platforms, such as @MastodonProject, are so important. An ecosystem of federated services is much more resilient to government manipulation than a single commercial company.

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#askmastodon

I've been thinking that working on marketing for libre projects would be awesome!

Is there anyone on the fediverse I could talk to about getting a leg into that industry?

And I'm not talking about just drawings and illustrations but graphics, photoediting and videos, and finally ideas / marketing strategies.

I think I could be a great asset to projects out there.

Please share!

#linux #libre #foss #floss #opensource #libregames #mastoart #art #creative toots

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a friendly reminder: if you post videos from #36c3 please use either media.ccc.de or use peertube instead of the youtube stuff. thank you
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Replugging this here for visibility:

Some projects i worked on in the last year, that you might find interesting:

Koios - a universal database-free file tagger
(gitlab.com/finnoleary/koios)

Zhmenu - a robust featureful dmenu-like replacement and input method
(gitlab.com/finnoleary/zhmenu)

Wisp - A fast, smart, lispy HTML output language
(gitlab.com/finnoleary/wisp-new)

SpotifyC (WIP) - C Interface to the Spotify Web API and Spotify command line client
(gitlab.com/finnoleary/spotifyc)

Boosts would be deeply appreciated as more users = less bugs.

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This is the most disgusting ad I have ever seen on the web, it appears at everywhere with political clickbaits, and only link you to their site that sells you mortgage loans. I never clicked, but still disgusted to see.

...And apparently, this company was founded in 1999 and has been doing it for 10+ years, notorious enough to have a Wikipedia article, so they are literally one of the oldest clickbait spammer.

Didn't know that before, I'm too young to be online I guess.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LowerMyB

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If you are a developer of free Android software you might be interested in this job opportunity posted by the GNU Taler project: forum.f-droid.org/t/gnu-taler-

It's specifially targeting F-Droid :).

#foss #jobs #android #fdroid #gnu #taler

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If you've ever wondered why people say tools like Scribus aren't ready for professional production work let me share this blog post by @davidrevoy

davidrevoy.com/article747/the-

This should be a slam dunk. David knows what he's doing and One Bookshelf provides instructions that clearly show how to produce a PDF to their specifications.

We need to do better, folks. Color Profiles that work for everyone except FOSS tools are unacceptable. Period. There are no excuses for this.

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:yikes:

New Linux Vulnerability Lets Attackers Hijack VPN Connections

"tracked as CVE-2019-14899 to distros and the Linux kernel security team, as well as to others impacted such as Systemd, Google, Apple, OpenVPN, and WireGuard."

"Mitigation [...] can be potentially achieved by turning reverse path filtering on, by using bogon filtering —filtering bogus (fake) IP addresses — or with the help of encrypted packet size and timing."

They're still testing Tor.

bleepingcomputer.com/news/secu

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Hello, I’m the reel2bits project main developper (a #FOSS self-hostable #soundcloud like with #ActivityPub federation).

It’s written in python/flask/vuejs and I need help because of health issues I’m unable to work a lot on it anymore, if you are interested to help me on some of the issues and more specially the ActivityPub part, you can contact me through:

the project matrix channel
the issue tracker
this account

boosts appreciated, thanks.


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Do you like these sites and projects Wikipedia, creative commons, EFF, internet archive, framasoft, aprilorg, linuxfrorg, etc. ?

Common point: ".org" termination in danger of US privatization #SaveDotOrg

savedotorg.org/

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@aral made such an important speech at the EU commission, packing a lot of stuff.

I cannot stop laughing at this reference, though. 🤣

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And as long as the focus of the EU is markets and business, we’re not going to get there. As long as the goal is “Digital Single Market” we have a problem.

See our work with the Commons Network to try and reframe this narrarive at commonsnetwork.org/news/new-a-

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♲ @Shehla_Rashid@twitter.com: Day 104 of complete Internet blockade on Kashmir imposed by govt of India.

Select businesses being allowed by the police to run broadband Internet (landline based, not mobile data) on conditions that no social networking, VPN, file encryption, USB will be used, and so on.

👇

pbs.twimg.com/media/EJeP_bcVAA…

Probably the best WiFi analyzer in the open source world. Reliable, good interface.
@gdroid

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Hello I'm New here ☺️
I'm from India 🇮🇳
Can I get a Boost ?

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