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Let’s continue our tour of the various mobile #Linux interfaces, with Ubuntu Touch on the Pinephone, the best of the three I tested so far, IMO.
⁦‪@ubports‬⁩
youtu.be/LVkOWclo52c

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LibreOffice 7.0.6 is now available, with 50 bugfixes. It's the final release in the 7.0 branch – after this, we'll be maintaining the 7.1 branch, and working towards LibreOffice 7.2, of course! Learn more here: blog.documentfoundation.org/bl

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Have you registered for #PyConUS? If so, don't forget to come by EFF's virtual booth! You can check out some of our latest gear, our informational handouts, and even say hi and ask some questions to our staff. eff.org/event/eff-pycon-2021

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Audacity explains their new telemetry, Microsoft Edge enters beta, Raspberry Pi powered KVM switches, and 5 totally useless Linux commands. All this plus your emails.

Special thanks to:
Aldius: PC-100A from the wishzone

linuxgamecast.com/2021/05/lwdw

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Snek peek of the Magwell 11100 Quad HDMI review / install guide / OBS setup / fan hack is up for Patrons. #Linux #video

patreon.com/posts/51060468

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It’s not possible to fix a bad mic with EQ. You can help it of course, and you do that with EQ, there are no shortcuts.

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LibreOffice tip of the day: You can uncheck Tools > Options > LibreOffice Calc > View > Zoom: 'Synchronize sheets' so that each sheet in Calc has its own zoom factor.

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I suspect Facebook will eventually die, Instagram will eventually die, but WhatsApp will outlive them all. This is when Facebook will start showing ads on Whatsapp, once the share prices start dropping. I hope it's sooner than later.

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@thenewoil Fuck Facebook and fuck Whatsapp. So sad people aren't waking up

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🎉 The first release candidate of #Mastodon 3.4.0 is out for testing:

github.com/tootsuite/mastodon/

Read the changelog at the link above! If you want to help ensure translations in your language are up to date, you can do so here:

crowdin.com/project/mastodon

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Police and other groups who are particularly tech-savvy can easily figure out which songs result in videos being removed and use that knowledge to keep speech they don't like offline. eff.org/deeplinks/2021/02/cops

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@cyrus angry nerds in FOSS do the same thing about telemetry as angry nerds in Star Wars did about the sequels.

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Audacity telemetry can be turned off and you can fork the project if you don't like where it is heading. What's the fuss about it? Didn't Firefox do the same thing?

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"Since you've got nothing to hide, you don't mind unlocking your phone for me, do you?" Legislatures and courts must stop police from asking us this question. eff.org/deeplinks/2021/01/so-c

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Students around the world learn valuable skills, and build up experience, by contributing to free and open source software projects like LibreOffice. Necdet Yücel helps to mentor students on their journeys: blog.documentfoundation.org/bl

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📢 With every device purchased from TUXEDO Computers you get 10GB of Nextcloud storage for free on the myTUXEDO Cloud!
❓ Want to know more?
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nextcloud.com/blog/10-gb-free-

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