Announcing LearnAwesome.org - an open-source, ActivityPub-compliant alternative to GoodReads, Coursera etc.
The goal is to build humanity's universal learning map by tagging learning resources with rich metadata such as topics, format, length, cost etc. There's a companion browser extension, a mobile app and peer-groups for project-based learning, mentored by selected experts and more.
The webapp is built with Ruby, Rails and PostgreSQL. Inviting devs: https://github.com/learn-awesome/learn
castero is a TUI podcast client for the terminal.
it's very minimal and easy to use. it kinda reminds me of moc (terminal music player) you should try it out if you're into podcasts and/or minimal terminal applications.
it is written in python. you can install it with pip:
$ pip install castero
tty-clock is a simple ncurses based clock for the terminal. tty-clock supports both 12 and 24 hour time displays (with seconds), positionable clock, bouncing/rebounding clock, custom date string, and a few other features. tty-clock can also run in screensaver mode, where on a keypress it will exit to the shell.
Website 🔗️: https://github.com/xorg62/tty-clock
apt 📦️: tty-clock
Russia lifts its ban on the #Telegram messenger app
Lemmy is a free open source federated alternative to Reddit:
It's still in early beta and the federation isn't stable yet, but when it is finished it will make Lemmy part of the Fediverse through ActivityPub.
🌟 Help out development at https://github.com/LemmyNet/lemmy
🌟 Donate to the project at
🌟 Contribute translations at
Oh it worked!
"#Linux is my creative work daily driver, on 95% #libre and #FOSS tools. A few years ago it was the opposite, I was on 95% proprietary tools. It is often said that you cannot be on Linux if you do #creative work for a living, but I have transitioned across the last few years and love it. With the advances in #librecreative software the workflows just keep getting better and better. This collection shows some snapshots of my setup and how I use it."
NSA's phone-tracking program is FAR more extensive than anyone knew, says investigative journalist who exposed classified documents from whistleblower Edward Snowden
You can also force to remove parameters. If you set a custom setting, it will be added if it was not in the URL, otherwise its value will be changed.
There are a lot of new strings to translate 🙃: https://crowdin.com/project/nitterizeme (thanks)
More about invidious URL parameters: https://github.com/omarroth/invidious/wiki/List-of-URL-parameters
Zero-day in Sign in with Apple
What if I say, your Email ID is all I need to takeover your account on your favorite website or an app. Sounds scary, right? This is what a bug in Sign in with Apple allowed me to do.
List of well-known web sites that port scan their visitors
There are different ways of beating Internet censorship. Some protect you from surveillance, but many do not. The circumvention tool that is best for you depends on your threat model. https://ssd.eff.org/en/module/how-circumvent-online-censorship
When ISPs or governments block access to Tor, our users rely on bridges to connect. With BridgeDB, we tackle the problem of how to get bridges to censored users while making it difficult for censors to get all bridges.
BridgeDB version 0.10.1 is out now: https://blog.torproject.org/new-release-bridgedb-010-1
The Most Unethical Piece Of Software I've Seen
Krita, KDE's application for graphic artists, has a Beta Android version. Here are two reviews that put it to the test:
#QubesOS wins MOSS Mission Partners award!
congrats guys! Keep up the great work! Happy user since v 3
just some food for thoughts:
You've heard about the PinePhone?
"An Open Source Smart Phone Supported by All Major Linux Phone Projects"
It can also run on debian based distros.
Bringing Tails or a Tails like distro into the mobile world, that's a good dream hoping to become reality.
I'm studying software engineering and I'm very enthusiastic about free and open source software and the idea behind it.
Fosstodon is an English speaking Mastodon instance that is open to anyone who is interested in technology; particularly free & open source software.