Today Apple released the Public Betas, and I installed it ASAP. I give some thoughts for Day 7 of :

Was having issues with Wireguard on NixOS, and was able to troubleshoot and then solve it pretty fast. Far faster than forum posts (although, forums are awesome too)!

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Man, IRC/Matrix rooms are a blessing. Such a great way to get help with whatever you are doing.

After @karan’s toot with the article with PGP problems, I was inspired to write about Signify for Days 6 of

I love NixOS :nixos: and I love Nextcloud :nextcloud: but I had some troubles getting it set up. For Day 5 of , I wrote on how to set it up, hopefully saving someone the hassle in the future.

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Hi folks! 9 years ago (to the day), the late Aaron Swartz made the first commit to SecureDrop, which was then called DeadDrop. Today the project is used by >70 media orgs around the world.

It's an open source whistleblower submission platform that uses the Tor network to protect source anonymity. We're also working on a next-generation integrated workstation for journalists based on Qubes OS:

We're happy to be here!

For Day 4 of , I explored why I even have a site, and write at all. I’ll adapt it to an “About this Site” page soon™

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Man NixOS :nixos: is really starting to grow on me. The declarative configuration.nix file (with modularity, of course) is incredible. Definitely going to explore it more.

For Day 3 of , I talked about if using a VPS counts as self-hosting. Inspired by a blog post from @kev a while back :)

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Hello Mastodon!

I have moved my blog to @write_as! Also, I have started the challenge. Never to late to start ;)

Day 1 here:

Script to install full-fat desktop Fedora on your :

Needs ~10-16GB of free space on your pinephone and computer since it's using rawhide. PLEASE visually inspect everything before running- it's barely tested and assumes a lot of things.

Take it more as an example of how to install a desktop OS on your pinephone than a finished product.

Hey everyone,

Haven’t tooted in a while, but I just published my first post on my blog 🎉

Here’s the link:

Happy Independence Day fellow Americans! 🇺🇸

>elementary OS sucks

Aww, I'm sorry you feel that way, can you explain what you didn't like and maybe we can improve it?

>I want to fundamentally change how the entire OS works and throw all your design work out of the window and it's not as easy as I'd like.

>I use Arch btw

15 years ago, EFF's @doctorow told Microsoft:

1. That DRM systems don't work

2. That DRM systems are bad for society

3. That DRM systems are bad for business

4. That DRM systems are bad for artists

5. That DRM is a bad business-move

He was right.

Sometimes, the moonlight will:
- draw a footpath on the water. If you walk it, it will cut you. Dance.
- forge a sword on the rocks. If you can pick it up, you'll know what to do.
- leave a ribbon for your lover's hair. If you tie it on, they can untie it.
- simply shine. On you.
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories

"Chrome is faster than Firefox"

No, Google has purposely crippled Firefox to gain an anti-competitive advantage that positions Google in the top spot for web dominance.

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