Got my website updated to account for the prefers-color-scheme variable. I have it defaulted to a light theme, but it should show a dark theme if your browser supports it and you are using a dark system theme.

blaubachn.com

"here, use this browser that replaces obtrusive ads with more subtle ones!"

"But where do these other ads come from?"

"Our ad network"

"And who gets the ad revenue?"

"Us"

"So you're stealing?"

"What no! We're getting paid for replacing the ads!"

"So you're stealing revenue?"

"Umm, no more questions!"

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"Intel has a new vulnerability..."

I should probably just get rid of some of my devices so I don't have so many to update every time there is some major issue (which seems like it's almost weekly)

Today was my last day at work. Getting ready for new adventures tomorrow: Moving from Ada 95 and C to Java and PL/SQL.

The way I see it, a personal computer should enable four things. The fact that they all start with C is a nice coincidence.

- Create
- Consume
- Customize
- Communicate

In a perfect world, your PC should enable you to create things, consume the things other people have created, communicate with people, and customize the way you do each of these things to suit your tastes.

Of course, each of those headers has its own sub-items, and that's where things get interesting.

De-Googling tip: When looking to get rid of a google service, make sure to evaluate whether you even need an alternative. There might be services you were using just because they were offered.

An example for me: Google Docs. I really don't need the ability to edit ALL my docs from a web browser. In fact, it feels kind of nice to have a bit of separation from them.

Free software folks wouldn't even be happy if Microsoft shared the source for their entire software library.

#Tusky 7 beta 1 (yes, polls) has been released.
Please report us any problems so we can fix them and release Tusky 7 for everyone soon!
Full changelog on GitHub: github.com/tuskyapp/Tusky/rele

My opinion on the bit: We need to help them correct things instead of just cutting them off and trying to defame them. Infighting does not help FOSS.

Update: #Purism changed the about screen in Librem Social Android

@mike
I don't see any issue with it. Plenty of people would have cried foul if they had written their own apps for reinventing the wheel instead of leveraging good existing projects. If they contribute back to upstream then all is good IMO.
@kev

Fedora 30 released today. Literally the only complaint is the default wallpaper lol. GNOME 3.32 is really nice, and looks great out of the box.

This is something that raises my hackles daily. Just don't do it!

nohello.com

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