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Today's #app rain at @fdroidorg has 55 updates and 5 new #apps, some of them quite special:

* Jellyfin: DLNA Media Browser for your Jellyfin Server
* InviZible : a local proxy combining DNSCrypt, Tor and more
* BOINC: finally it's there! Use your device to help scientific research when it's idle
* KeyPass: a no-frills password manager
* GeoQuiz Foss: check your geographical knowledge

Also included: the update @Tusky already announced

Enjoy your (3377) #Android #foss #apps at #fdroid !

Hi, any FOSS alternative to LiberaPay and OpenCollective?

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Great to be recognised by the @wef@twitter.com for our commitment to doing things differently and showing the world that a fairer, more humane, more transparent way of creating #electronics is not just a possible business model, it’s a proven one. 📱🌍

RT @wef@twitter.com

A call to protect the planet 📱

🔎 Learn more about the rise in e-waste: buff.ly/3ugw06f

🐦🔗: twitter.com/wef/status/1363171

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When people indicate their pronouns, why is it exactly two like "they/them" instead of any other number? There are more grammatical cases that aren't covered by those two, like possessive ("their")

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Tomorrow is #DeleteWhatsAppDay! 🚮 Despite WhatsApp’s delay of its privacy policy update, many users have decided to take a stand for #privacy and leave the controversial chat service on the original deadline of February 8. ✊

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Do you use ? There are several @opensuse communities communicating in different languages, helping out one another and discussing their interests everyday on channels. You can find these channels at en.opensuse.org/openSUSE:Teleg

Do you know any instance that is about and ?

[boost apreciated :)]

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I'll be streaming some with free music in the background (mostly CC-BY-SA, but it's just the playlist from @aprilorg 's podcast)

Join me at live.artectrex.eu!

Maybe @yarmo will be there as well, who knows 🤷

(User 5 please join we need food)

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It's 2021, someone tell manufacturers to stop wasting resources to ship installation CDs for normal consumers

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Better than WhatsApp: Try these Free Software Apps and Services — Free Software Foundation India

fsf.org.in/article/better-than

#WhatsApp #Telegram #Signal #matrix #xmpp #p2p #element #quicksy #FreeSoftware

Thanks to Riya for making the info graphics.

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Google Analytics is the largest and one of the worst trackers. It's used even on sites that promote privacy, GNU/Linux, etc.

There are some free (as in freedom) and privacy-friendly alternatives:
- #Matomo - matomo.org
- #Plausible - plausible.io
- #Shynet - github.com/milesmcc/shynet
- #Umami - umami.is
- #GoAccess - goaccess.io

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Follow up on account deletion

WTF!?! requires you to fill in a form with your device ID to force them to not sell your data?

can anyone confirm if you can do this through the or apps?

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Good news!
Inventaire recently signed an agreement to receive donations from NLNet (nlnet.nl), an organisation which funds research and development of opensource software.
They decided to support inventaire and that's great!
More details on what we agreed to work on:
wiki.inventaire.io/wiki/Detail

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It feels great transitioning people to DuckDuckGo and Signal

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PeerTube v3: it’s a live, a liiiiive !

🎉🎉🎉 PeerTube v3 is out today!!! 🎉🎉🎉

On the blog :
➡️ The stages of development
➡️ Peer to peer live streaming
➡️ A behind-the-scenes short film
➡️ What we imagine for the future!

framablog.org/2021/01/06/peert

Illus CC-By @davidrevoy

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