"Fennec F-Droid, which is F-Droid’s unbranded Firefox build, updated to v60, finally bringing all Firefox quantum improvements to android.
By the way, several people told us they find the icon ugly. Think you can do better? Here’s your chance! Send us a new design, and we might make it the official new Fennec F-Droid icon!" according to the latest TWiF @fdroidorg
Weird that you couldn't downgrade, but at least the workaround worked.
Open Source game engine Xenko 3.1 ships - It is an open-source alternative to Unity https://www.blendernation.com/2019/11/15/open-source-game-engine-xenko-3-1-ships/
Brave is showing up in my newsfeeds again, so
Periodic reminder that Brendan Eich, the CEO of Brave Software, is a homophobe who donates to anti-LGBT organizations.
I'm not saying that you shouldn't use the browser. But you should probably be wary of any monetization attempts, since we know where that money will go.
Clean Up Your Audio With Audacity
Desperately looking for someone to keep my cat for two weeks in December, in #London.
If anyone is interested, please contact me. I can pay.
#PinePhone "Brave Heart" early bird developer edition now available for $150
We released #PeerTube v2 yesterday!
Improvements on federation, instances presentation and a brand new JoinPeertube.org !
We're talking about live-streaming for the v3... more info here https://framablog.org/2019/11/12/peertube-has-worked-twice-as-hard-to-free-your-videos-from-youtube/
+ I'm old enough to remember the Web of the 1990s/ 2000s.
It was a maze. You followed hypertext links, stumbled into forums and early troll-caves, used Slashdot and GoTo, experimented with LiveJournal and Blogger.
It wasn't safe, it was filled with weirdness, appealed heavily to geeks and loners. Being on the web in that era was a serious trip.
But it wasn't corporate. It wasn't the tool of major governments, yet. It was defiantly decentralised, and when you were online...
... you felt free.
D9VK developer is working on allowing DXVK to help Linux ports for Direct3D to Vulkan https://www.gamingonlinux.com/articles/d9vk-developer-is-working-on-allowing-dxvk-to-help-linux-ports-for-direct3d-to-vulkan.15419 #GameDev #Vulkan
programming languages personified; it's old but classic
I don't really have a point here but I guess if I did, it'd be "Act like your radical stance is already the prevailing opinion and you will generally have much more success in spreading it because as long as you're chill and normal about it, the vast majority of the time people won't care enough to oppose you, and even if they do care, they still probably won't say anything if they think they're going against the perceived majority."
Why did I just get an e-mail from Youtube about a terms of service update. I don't have a single Google account and never had one.
"You have received this mandatory service announcement to update you about important changes to the YouTube Terms."
Perhabs it's mandatory for all the e-mail addresses Google has scraped from the web?
Let me reply with:
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