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After several months, @mobilizon is out!

It seems to be a very good fit in these times of protests when people need to self-organize to fight for their rights, away from large companies which can and have already censored them!

Have a look at the guided tour @Framasoft offers in their blog, it’s full of great ideas.

Congrats to them, I’m happy to support you financially, and it was well worth the wait 🎉

framablog.org/2020/10/27/photo

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Good news for "Public Money? #PublicCode !":

The city of Munich wants to soon start #FreeSoftware projects. First there shall be 5 projects published as #FreeSoftware and from end 2021 all own IT projects should be published as Free Software.

(DE: golem.de/news/nach-limux-aus-m )

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What's your favorite open source on ?

I'm looking for recommendations on those with better features, both functionality and aesthetic features even if I'd have to donate a little something to the devs

Boosts are appreciated 😊

@Gina quick question if you don't mind?

Do you use a vnc server & client for remote desktop access for Mint machines? If so, which one? I've been trying tightvnc but not having much joy yet...

Thanks!

Nothing to do with but Ireland just lost to Slovakia on penalties and I'm gutted

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In August, @peertube entered a new stage in the development of #PeerTube v3. The objective is to raise €60k so they can implement, (1) global search, (2) moderation, (3) plugins & playlists, and (4) live streaming, here's the roadmap: joinpeertube.org/roadmap/.

They already raised €37k which covers steps (1) and (2) and we're almost there for step (3) which is €40k.

Let's help build a decentralized alternative to #YouTube. Please boost and, if possible, donate.

#Fediverse #FOSS #OpenSource

Got funding for 10 laptops for immigration activists. Removing Windows and installing distro. thinking of for stability and easier migration for Windows users.

Grateful 4 thoughts...

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RT @LBRYcom@twitter.com

Google banned LBRY Android from the Playstore without warning and for contrived reasons.

This video details their exact communications, reasoning, and hypocrisy.

We believe we are being targeted due to big creators fleeing YouTube for LBRY.

Please share 🙏

🐦🔗: twitter.com/LBRYcom/status/130

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Sad day for the open web: If you are part of the #MozillaLifeboat contact us! We're constantly looking for developers passionate about #privacy and #opensource to improve our completely Google-free email service!
tutanota.com/jobs/ Let's continue building a better web. 💪🙌

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#FollowFriday / #FF recap of this week's recommended follows:

🌟 @fdroidorg - Free open source alternative to Google Play store

🌟 @chriswere - PeerTube channel about Linux, FOSS, computing, gaming and other stuff

🌟 @gnulinux - German-language news site and podcast about Linux and free software

🌟 @sylvia_ritter - Wonderful artist with a distinctive style

🌟 @gamingonlinux - News site about gaming on Linux PCs

🌟 @Jonathan & @JonathanMBR - An African perspective on the environment and news

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Hi folks! 9 years ago (to the day), the late Aaron Swartz made the first commit to SecureDrop, which was then called DeadDrop. Today the project is used by >70 media orgs around the world.

It's an open source whistleblower submission platform that uses the Tor network to protect source anonymity. We're also working on a next-generation integrated workstation for journalists based on Qubes OS:
github.com/freedomofpress/secu

We're happy to be here!

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#Facebook just bought #Mapillary.

Move your images to a #FOSS *community run* project instead! How? Simple:

1. Download your images: github.com/gitouche-sur-osm/ma

2. Upload to #OpenStreetCam:
OpenStreetCam.org

3. Enjoy giving a giant, fat middle finger to #Zuckerberg. 🌻 🌈 🌻

4. Boost and have a nice day!

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The Open University's "Introduction to Cybersecurity" is a free, massively open online course that covers a wide range of infosec subjects in a way that's both accessible and rigorous.

futurelearn.com/courses/introd

I'm a Visiting Professor in OU's computer science department, and I was honoured to serve as the introducer and host for the course.

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And now back to :linuxmintnew: ...

Experiencing a lag on gnome that just bugged me after a while

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Made switch from :popos: to :zorin:

Latest upgrade to :popos: causing a few probs so I made the jump. Lovely getting a new distro to settle in to

Laptop has :popos: pop_os but thinking of giving :manjaro: manjaro a twirl

Any tips?

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Messaging App Signal Threatens to Dump US Market if #Anti-#Encryption Bill Passes

#Signal is calling on its users to oppose the EARN IT Act, which it fears will be used to undermine end-to-end encryption, forcing it to leave the US market. pcmag.com/news/messaging-app-s

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