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I strive to not write software which will knowingly be an unpleasant experience for someone and frankly I think that's a pretty fucking reasonable bar to reach

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ContentDB now supports reviews!

Head to your favourite (or least) content and review it. The better reviews a package receives, the higher it'll appear in the content list.


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GitHub - LemmyNet/lemmy: 🐀 Building a federated alternative to reddit in rust github.com/LemmyNet/lemmy

Help funding a new anime making system!

The current anime making system pays low wages to animators and working there it's unsustainable.


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"Google drops Blogspot India domain breaking hundreds of thousands of links"

What a mess!


1. Move away from Blogspot. It's not getting any love

2. Own your domain name even if you post on someone else's platform (so you can switch if necessary)

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For anyone that uses android, DON'T USE THE PLAYSTORE! Use F-droid.

"F-Droid is an installable catalogue of FOSS (Free and Open Source Software) applications for the Android platform"

Don't know how? Follow this tutorial.


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Me five years ago: Solving network issue → Ubuntu → ArchLinux
Me now: Develop a calculator → Write own math parser → Learn program analysis → Learn GNU Bison
I like jumping into rabbit holes.😂

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Reminder that:

• A desktop platform is much more than just a kernel (in particular, "Linux" is not a desktop platform)
• A desktop platform provides much, much more than a window server connection
• If someone creates a GUI application that only uses a kernel, or a kernel and a window server connection, there's no way it's going to be native for the platform

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If you’re a developer, you care about accessibility, and you’re looking for something to work on, consider helping out with Jitsi.

Reasons we can’t use it for EU events:

- No support for simultaneous translation
- No support for sign language interpretation
- Other #a11y issues


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Mid-roll ads are going to get auto-enabled on all videos longer than 8 minutes.

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Hey! I'd love to study up on the maths behind cryptography. Any links you recommend?

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Alright let's settle this

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If you want to study how text is layout/rendered to the screen, this Python module for commandline apps looks a great place to start! github.com/willmcgugan/rich

I'd probably follow that up with WeasyPrint & Pango.

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Gooey - automatically build graphical UIs for your commandline Python programs: github.com/chriskiehl/Gooey/

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Plausible Analytics has just hit $2,000 MRR from 300 paying subscribers!

Thank you all for your support, trust and for helping spread the word about Plausible Analytics! 👏 🙏 😍

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