The latest #kde #plasma release lost the desktop cube feature, for technical reasons. I hope they find a way to bring it back. for those who use it, it brings a little joy to everyday computing https://mail.kde.org/pipermail/kwin/2021-May/005222.html
Assume Nothing: The story of the TalkTalk hack.
The BBC has created a great documentary about the infamous TalKTalk hack. I think you'd enjoy listening to it.
Happy Stanislav Petrov day! https://www.vox.com/2018/9/26/17905796/nuclear-war-1983-stanislav-petrov-soviet-union
Normally you need to close one eye to see this #illusion but the phone flattens the 3d space and gets fooled on your behalf.
most people I see on the #fediverse are self hosting one thing or another https://www.vice.com/en/article/pkb4ng/meet-the-self-hosters-taking-back-the-internet-one-server-at-a-time
"Sorry, I can't come out tonight"
"It's Friday night, you better have a good excuse"
"I'm...err..cleaning my #keyboard"
what was the trigger for my rage quit?
gnome software app's inability to cope with .deb files. if you have an existing app installed and click the deb file, it won't update it via the app and will offer to remove instead. Also, deb package files downloaded via the browser cannot be opened on the fly, instead saved to non /tmp area first.
Question and subsequent answer on hacker news: "why is zoom inspecting my process list?" Answer: it's a crude way to find what DE you are running https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=28215650
What would advertisements for different KDE apps look like? KDE Gear ⚙️ 21.08, an update to many of KDE's applications, comes out on Thursday, and we decided to give it a go.
[Want more apps?](https://apps.kde.org/)
I think @gargron is making a big mistake here by signaling his intent to phase out the local timeline : https://github.com/mastodon/mastodon-ios/issues/221
Besides debates about what "diverse" means, it's taking away a major incentive for people to start and maintain an instance.
Starting an instance to host a community is appealing to some people.
Starting an instance to do free IT for a distributed server farm of homogeneous instances seems like a hard sell.
Fosstodon is an English speaking Mastodon instance that is open to anyone who is interested in technology; particularly free & open source software.