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I'm a software developer hacking on , , and and the current Xubuntu technical lead.

I started hanging out with the FOSS community back in the Google+ days. With much of my Twitter community looking for alternatives, I'm going to be a bit more active on this side of the Internet.

Let's make free software together!

Did you know that hosts their API documentation online? You can find the docs for the latest release of each core component here: developer.xfce.org/

I've also added daily builds of Exo and Parole API docs at docs.bluesabre.org/

The next release of Catfish will have some nice goodies, with the community sending in some great patches:
- Better UI hints for destructive actions
- Sizes optionally displayed as binary or decimal
- Controlling sort via the CLI
- Ctrl+A Support!

gitlab.xfce.org/apps/catfish/-

Sean Davis :xfce: :xubuntu: boosted

I am ridiculously excited to announce my new role: Marketing Manager for #Thunderbird!

I'll be helping out with comms on social media (including here at Mastodon), crafting content for the website, and handling the Thunderbird newsletter.

Here's to making email better together!

Sean Davis :xfce: :xubuntu: boosted

Hey security friends! After much encouragement, Bitwarden has joined the Fosstodon family 🤗

How cool is it that we can now:
- Use Wayland with NVIDIA
- Use Steam in a Flatpak sandbox
- Use basically any game controller
- Play a massive library of modern Windows games in Linux

All at the same time, no fuss.

I'm a software developer hacking on , , and and the current Xubuntu technical lead.

I started hanging out with the FOSS community back in the Google+ days. With much of my Twitter community looking for alternatives, I'm going to be a bit more active on this side of the Internet.

Let's make free software together!

What's new in 22.04 for 21.10 users? Check out the highlights here. If you want to go in-depth, be sure to check out the official Xubuntu release notes!

bluesabre.org/news/2022/4/20/x

Two years, eight contributors, and numerous Zoom meetings led to a substantial rewrite of the user documentation. Here's how we did it.

bluesabre.org/news/2022/4/15/t

Just before the end of "Twosday", here's an updated guide on installing 20.04, 21.10, or 22.04 (the supported "2" releases) on the Raspberry Pi 4!

bluesabre.org/news/2022/02/22/

issues in 22.04? Seems like it's related to kernel 5.15.0. The good news is that it's really easy to install a more recent kernel version with the mainline app!

bluesabre.org/news/2022/02/18/

I've been spoiled by the multi-touch gestures in macOS, elementary OS, and GNOME 40. Thankfully, by disabling Synaptics and installing Touchégg, you can bring gestures to !

bluesabre.org/news/2022/02/17/

In case you missed it, I’ve taken over the I Make FOSS Twitter account for the week. Check it out throughout the week for my musings on the state of FOSS in 2021. twitter.com/imakefoss

Sean Davis :xfce: :xubuntu: boosted

👻 isn't spooky at all. In fact, it's pretty familiar for Linux users and beginner-friendly. Don't be scared, take a look!

bluesabre.medium.com/not-so-sp

21.10 "Impish Indri" was released on 10/14. It features some new applications, improved keyboard shortcuts, and an updated Xfce 4.16 stack. Check out my post for more details and a handful of screenshots.

bluesabre.org/2021/10/17/xubun

It's time for the September development update! This time there's news about our web server funding, the latest wallpaper, package updates, and even 4.17!

bluesabre.org/2021/10/03/xubun

MenuLibre 2.2.3 is now available! This release features improved integration with various desktop environments and distributions. Reporting issues for unsupported environments is easier than ever with the new diagnostic dialog. Check it out!

bluesabre.org/2021/09/26/menul

So, my laptop forgot how to suspend. Hibernation to the rescue! Setting it up was simultaneously harder and easier than I expected.

bluesabre.medium.com/cant-susp

Here's your :xubuntu: development update for August 2021! We've got an updated 20.04 release, new features in the upcoming 21.10 release, improved translation support in the slideshow, and plenty of package updates.

bluesabre.org/2021/08/29/xubun

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