TIL Scribus release their beta version as an AppImage. It seems to work well on Manjaro #Linux.
scribus.net/downloads/unstable

Friendly reminder that we use A LOT of pretty cool open-source/free software projects and tools for Funkwhale (both the app itself and our collective).

If you cannot support us directly, supporting these projects is a good way to help us on the long run!

funkwhale.audio/credits/

New Post sorting done! You should see a lot more active posts at the top of the front page now.

dev.lemmy.ml/post/30212

#lemmy #activitypub #reddit #fediverse

What is your preferred option to donate to an open source project?

Attorney General Barr has made his disregard for secure, private messaging abundantly clear. This bill would give him the power to destroy it.
eff.org/deeplinks/2020/01/cong

@migueldeicaza@twitter.com:

After two years of not using Facebook - I logged in today to check out this new tool that shows what Facebook has been tracking. Despite this, they have seen my every move on the Internet - this is creepier than I had imagined.
- The Washington Post

🎉 First release candidate for #Mastodon 3.1.0 is out for testing:

github.com/tootsuite/mastodon/

There are security-related fixes, improvements of admin functions like search by IP, announcements, bookmarks, and more.

This morning I quickly built an Android app that allows to handle Twitter and YouTube links[1] to transform them into #Nitter and #Invidious links. Then it delegates the action to another app of your device.

It's open source.

Project: framagit.org/tom79/nitterizeme

The app is ready to be published on #Fdroid but I will proceed to more tests. You can use the debug apk.

[1] - Links in all other apps (mailbox, text message, from browser, etc.)

More shots of New Block City (#minetest). The city is quickly growing. Maybe I have too much free time 😂

LibreOffice 6.4 is nearly here – and in the meantime, our documentation community has been updating the guides! For instance, the guide for the Math module is already available: blog.documentfoundation.org/bl

@atomicthumbs@twitter.com:

Sonos states on their website that "sustainability is non-negotiable," and that they design products to minimize impact, but I work at an e-waste recycler and have demonstrable proof this is false.

Sonos's "recycle mode" intentionally bricks good devices so they can't be reused.

Lemmy Release v0.6.0 - Avatars, email notifications, and a lot more.

v0.6.0 is here, and we've closed 41 issues! This is the biggest release by far:

dev.lemmy.ml/post/29441

Another major announcement is that Lemmy now has another lead developer besides me, @felix Theyve created a better documentation system, implemented RSS feeds, simplified docker and project configs, upgraded actix, working on federation, a whole lot more.

#lemmy #activitypub #fediverse #reddit

dev.lemmy.ml

In 2019 approximately €160k were donated to 652 creators through Liberapay. We hope to do even better in 2020 and we wish you all a #HappyNewYear!

in is now compatible! You can set an instance other than the default in the "content" section in settings.

Lemmy Release v0.5.0 - RSS feeds, custom language, url archiving, lots of bugs fixed.

Special thanks to @felix for the RSS work!

github.com/dessalines/lemmy/mi

#activitypub #lemmy #fediverse #reddit

.@MinetestProject is a voxel-based sandbox game/educational and collaborative tool. Think Minecraft, but open source, faster, leaner, with better cross-platform support and fantastic plugin engine. Help Minetest at:

minetest.net/get-involved/

#GivingTuesday

@godotengine helps developers create brilliant 2D and 3D games without having to go through closed and proprietary sets of tools. Help Godot support FLOSS game developers here:

godotengine.org/donate

#GivingTuesday

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