Did you know that I have a Bitcoin wallet address that you can donate to? If you appreciate my work and want to give me a thanks you can donate some BTC to this address:
I'd advise other creators to also start taking donations in crypto since it's so convenient and is censorship resistant
TFW: Raspberry Pi foundation force-pushes a microsoft gpg key and vscode repository to everyone in a package update. Without letting the community know. Or explaining such a strange decision.
If people wanted microsoft's code on their pi's, they'd enter in a few commands to add the repo and the package themselves. Just like any other piece of software. Why make this the default for everyone? RPi Foundation get a huge check from MS or something?
You have a #pinebookpro and ...
- want to run a stable version of #debian or #devuan,
- want to use only official mainline versions of kernel and u-boot without unofficial patches,
- don't want to use non-free software / proprietary blobs,
- don't want to use unofficial 3rd party repos?
Meanwhile, most of this is achievable. I've collected some bits of information on that and condensed them in an article I recently posted on my personal website:
Photo of the result:
Secondhand also an option!
HOW TO FIND YOUR PHONE'S ADVERTISER UNIQUE ID ON:
There isn't one. It doesn't exist.
This is an interesting article, in that the vast majority of the points Mark lists are nothing to do with the speed of the *Internet connection* - they’re nearly all after the handover point. And yet people will blame them.
Lots to check if you think your connection is slow.
QT ispreview: Why Buying Gigabit Broadband Doesn't Always Deliver 1Gbps - ISPreview UK https://www.ispreview.co.uk/index.php/2020/12/why-buying-gigabit-broadband-doesnt-always-deliver-1gbps.html @ispreview #ftth #docsis
Do NOT install #NewPipe through the Samsumg Galaxy Store!
A copy of #newpipe is currently distributed through the Samsung Galaxy Store by a third party. The package id of that version is identical to the officiail one (org.schabi.newpipe), but the signing keys differ.
Surprisingly, users running an outdated version recieve a notification to update their installed version with the one uploaded in the Galaxy Store.
The COVID-19 bill is released and hidden in it are two *enormous* copyright provisions; the Tillis bill that creates a jail felony for streaming infringements, and the "CASE act" that creates a totally new low-friction DMCA-takedown-like court that can levy five-digit fines for…well, pretty much anything, without the checks on abuse a normal court has or (to my read) adequate notice to targets they were even sued.
These have real potential to harm average Internet users.
Vote now and make F-Droid a high priority for FSF - your feedback is needed by January 8th:
Plasma Mobile news for Nov./Dec.: Across the board improvements to notifications and apps, a theme that increases speed while reducing RAM usage, chat with the NeoChat app and surf the web with a stabler Angelfish that includes a new ad-blocker. #opensource #kde
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