How to fix nail-holes in In the last pic you see the final result

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A tip for newcomers: if you want to follow someone but don't want to see their "retweets" (called "boosts" here), you can tap "hide boosts" from the three dot button on their profile.

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Jack Ma still missing

Oct 10, 2020: alizila.com/jack-ma-foundation

2 weeks later he criticized China's politics. And disappeared shortly afterwards. time.com/5926062/jack-ma/

The man was even replaced in a TV show, which was created by himself.
Rumors tell anything from "set under observation" to "voluntarily retired", which sounds a bit odd in comparison to his earlier appearances.

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This is from Yahoo privacy policy

“Our systems may analyze all communications content (such as Mail, Groups, Calendar, Address and Messenger content including instant messages and SMS messages) for the purposes outlined in our main Privacy Policy page. If you provide Verizon Media access to your Gmail data, please click here for more information on how we treat your Gmail data.”

Source: verizonmedia.com/policies/us/e

Gmail's and Outlook's isn't much different.

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The Internet was built as a kind of decentralized democracy. Change is slow and messy but it protects us from a single entity forcing their will on us.

When you move your data and social graph to a closed platform you vote for authoritarian rule.

Such choices never end well.

I'm such an old analogical fart: give me a 80 - 90 song, a pack of cigarettes and a noisy motorbike and I'm happy

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Many of our followers are FOSS people, but for those who are not, WhatsApp now insists you share data with Facebook or delete the app. I say delete the app AND Facebook. We use #Signal on the farm, private, secure, open source!
arstechnica.com/tech-policy/20

Even closer. Basically I'm left with sanding, painting and move table plus working station home. 3 - 5 days.

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Talking about DNS, I happen to have a little article published about systemd-resolved and DNSoverTLS:

shivering-isles.com/Configure-

If you are bored and search something fun to do, maybe try it out :)

#systemd #linux #dns #dot #DNSoverTLS

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Seriously we should focus more on encouraging people when it comes to foss, rather than talking about how they aren't doing enough, don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good.

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This is cool:

"For a modern smartphone to be sustainable, at the very minimum it has to get security updates and it needs to be possible to change the inevitably failing battery. This site is designed to help with finding those phones: Phones that are supported by an alternative Android distribution are listed together with guides for changing the battery."

sustaphones.com

1st of January, about 11 am, Malta. Must be the "vodka year" :-)

Does anyone know how to physically remove the internal microphone from a x230 ? Is there, eventually, a way to disable it from bios (coreboot is also a viable option)

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