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Small promo I made for . See you at the stand! (And watch the last second of the video before criticizing it ;p)


#FOSDEM21 is coming to an end and it was awesome as always 🀘

we have an estimation of ~33.6k attendees for the conference and ~20k attendees for today...impressive...and now take this numbers and try to fill the ULB 😱


oh, and it looks like the synchrotron notifiers made it into the ultrasound end of the spectrum(!)

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Here are some vital stats from the Matrix server from Day 2 of, fresh from Grafana...


Personal note: the online experience of #FOSDEM2021 beats any other conference so far. I got to know new people and had many interesting discussions. High quality content. Excellent work by the organizers! Thank you.


Small promo I made for . See you at the stand! (And watch the last second of the video before criticizing it ;p)

#nheko, the native #matrix client for GNU/Linux got a big update recently. It added support for voice and video. It also fixed encryption bugs and added device verification support.

I was excited to try it, @hubert had updated nheko in #debian sid already when I looked in the archive.

But because of a bug in gcc 10, the build was failing. So I used an older version of gcc from to build and you can get the new version from

holy shit. I did it. It actually works.

I have spun up a Pleroma instance on... my fucking Nintendo Switch. I don't think the Switch was ever intended to be a **webserver**, but hey, it's 2019 and there are lightbulbs with CPUs built into them soooo

It can be accessed at don't sign up if you want a reliable instance, since it'll probably be down 90% of the time, since I'd actually like to use my switch to do what it was intended to do and play games. :P
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:drake_dislike: having to moderate an instance
:drake_like: being so charismatic that everyone on your instance behaves without you having to do anything
epic is the konami of PC gaming, change my mind

* used to be cool and well-regarded with some great franchises under its belt (unreal, gears of war, jazz jackrabbit)
* found massive success in one franchise and now milks the everloving death out of it, dropping everything else by the wayside
* is now vilified for its anti-consumer practices

Fansubs are usually better than "profesional" subtitles because they tend to keep the Japanese language essence instead of trying to localize everything, which usually ends up having with a hole different meaning.

It's even worse with some Netflix subtitles where they simply write what they like, sometimes ending up with a totally different phrase that they thought "was better". (Of course this is partly result of their ridiculous subbing rules)



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