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There is no system but GNU, and Linux is one of its kernels.


submitted by chili-of-house-snow

If your website requires me to sign up with an email address only to download something publicly uploaded, you're an a**hole

It should be a crime for companies using any sort of licensing or DRM to claim that their products are bought, rather than rented. When you buy a $2000 Apple product, they tell you what you can and cannot do with it, from apps to general usage. Apple is not the only company to do this; Microsoft, Google, Sony, Samsung, and many more, are guilty of this crime.

Only when you use freedom respecting software are you buying the product, because you own it and the rights to do what you want with it.

NOTE: I don't send any spam, there's no reason to block my IP. I have DKIM, SPF and strict DMARC set up, so only I can send email from my server.

My IP wasn't blocked a month ago, when I migrated to my current server; so they did it recently. Once again, Microsoft being an asshole.

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Garbagesoft is once again blocking email from my server to their's. I have nothing to say except: FUCK YOU, MICROSOFT.

A single company can block you from their servers whenever they want, and thus letting you without contact with a big part of the internet. Don't use Outlook, don't use Gmail, fuck those companies.

You don't need privacy until you do, and then it is too late

Windows is better than Linux because it comes bloated by default and you don't have to install malware yourself

For which excuse are applications from the public administration not released as Free Software. Those are paid with people's money, and people must have the four freedoms on that program.

But I can't do this while using a remote repository, can I?

I mean, to test the CI pipeline works, I need to commit and push every time, and launch the pipeline. If I push to remote, I can not then rebase (squash) those commits

"Convinced a python developer to try out JS. Safe to say he's really enjoying it so far."

submitted by CarbonFlavored

Vaccines should be a tool to reopen doors. Digital vaccine passports, as we've seen them deployed so far, are far more likely to slam them shut.

Do you have a special trick to deal with those common situations:

1️⃣ You are reading a very long article without headlines in the browser and you have to stop.

2️⃣ Alternatively, you are watching a long video on YouTube and have to stop.

👉 Next time you continue, you have to find the position you stopped, manually.

❓ Of course you could take a note in some way and use that, but in the digital world there should be smarter solutions. Do you know any?

People: "your commit messages should be meaningful"
Me, an idiot:

At what point instead of being Linux or GNU/Linux, our systems will be totally Systemd?

What you're referring to Linux is in fact SystemdOS, or as I've recently taken to call it, SoystemD. Linux is not a system onto itself but rather the base of Systemd-kerneld, made useful by systemd-utilsd, systemd-packagemanagerd and systemd-editord

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Twitter felt many times like speaking to a wall, coming to the Fediverse was a great restriction. Instead of finding new accounts only by people I follow or some dirty algorithm picks for me, I find interesting accounts on the Local and Federated timelines.

Polr lo había visto, pero no me acordaba el nombre, gracias!

Es que en el repositorio awesome-selfhosted hay varias opciones pero todas usan una base de datos completa, y me parece un poco matar moscas a cañonazos

People of the Fediverse, any suggestions for a small, free as in freedom link shortener to self-host?

For my personal use, not expecting it to be for public usage. I've seen many but they require an actual SQL database, when it could probably be a couple lines of PHP or CGI, but don't want to build it myself

Software News: Ubuntu to install Firefox as a Snap

There are no words to express how much I hate snaps, really, fuck you Canonical.

all the way, Ubuntu without shit

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