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@xmpp has mentioned of my article on this months newsletter 😊

xmpp.org/2021/08/newsletter-08

feeling honored, humbled and most of all happy to have contributed to xmpp and free software (with no coding skills whatsover 😊)

ps: i figured i'd write my article in turkish because there is so much information in english already out there. im told google translate isnt too bad but if anyone would like to translate, id be more than happy to assist 💫

thank you @xmpp 💫💫

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Just gifted a monitor I made out of old laptop parts to someone in need : )
Feeling very happy and lighthearted : )

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By sharing the audio as a network stream, you can use devices that are not intended to be used as audio sinks (eg. smartphones) to receive it.

For example, there are audio accessories that aren't compatible with desktop computers (e.g. because the computer doesn't support Bluetooth). With the help of this small tool, the computer audio can be played back on a smartphone, which is then connected to the BT accessory.

You can get more details here:

gitlab.gnome.org/World/AudioSh

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By any chance, would anyone be keeping a deb package of from before it discontinued?

There's a nice little FOSS app called thats been around for some time. It runs on GNU/Linux, Mac and Windows and supports many of the popular brands.

It works perfectly for my 245 and provides all the useful tools I used with proprietary software.

Check it out if you feel interested.
github.com/ssaring/sportstrack

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I wrote a blohpost clearing out any confusion around libadwaita and the recoloring api and addressing all the fud spread from people that should have known better.

blogs.gnome.org/alatiera/2021/

#gnome #gtk

Good morning fediverse 💫

Meme to share from this morning: people staring at me like I'm some serial killer while burying compost in the back yard 😊

Thank you Hollywood 👍

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Happy software freedom day! In some countries it is already underway, start your freedom day in Australia and follow it around the world! u.fsf.org/2be

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Got Sketchup running through 😊🎉 Happy little moments 😊

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megapixels 1.3 has entered @debian unstable, which means it will soonish trickle down into Mobian! for the win!

tracker.debian.org/news/125845

Over the past days Im seeing a lot of bad publicity around and I felt like sharing my views as an end user.

I don't know their "tone" and I'm not a developer but,

- I don't prefer flatpaks though I think they're trying to reach all distros through it
- They are using a different DE paradigm than Windows which I appreciate
- They have a holistic approach to DE and apps, I like it
- Linux mo. is coming, they're preparing their apps for it

Whatever the problem is, please sort it out...

just did a video call between on an iphone and on an android 👍 file sharing also seems possible 👍

havent tried on a mac or ipad but looking forward to it 💫

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Now when @snikket_im have made XMPP usable on iOS, I will finally forc, err.. convince my whole family to use it.

My partner and mom has been using XMPP for a few years now. :)

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Has anyone else stopped getting excited about new tech? It's just like "cool, a new thing to invade my privacy".

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The Newsletter for August 2021 is out!

News about iOS client app, 's progress on group calls, workspaces, , and much more!

Enjoy reading! 📰 ☕
xmpp.org/2021/08/newsletter-08

I'm a true believer in F/LOSS and the contribution of community effort for it to grow. Nevertheless for me, decisions in aesthetics and design (I only mean visual) is something very personal. When you mix a lot of ideas from many people to "design" something, it turns out to be eclectic rather than original. In the end, you may or may not like the design, but if done with honest intuitions, its always original. This may contradict with "libre" values, but it is what it is.

If you're looking for an server, I suggest checking out compliance.conversations.im/ to make sure that the server you have picked supports the XEP's that you require.

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Internet is a place where:

People sharing corporation's "property" is compared to attacking ships (piracy)

Corporations sharing between them user's data is "respecting their privacy" and "improving their services"

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Spoiler Alert for ClickBait 

Just watched the mini series "ClickBait" on NF.

--spoiler alert---

I didnt really enjoy the series but the concept of being able to use someones identity with a couple of photos, a phone number and a social media account seems very possible. Just shows how actually important privacy can be...

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