If you want to make the fediverse better as a developer, you have to listen.

Step out of your bubble and really understand what it means to create a better alternative.

Pixelfed wouldn't exist without y'all, and I am so thankful to everyone for helping make this project happen! ❤️ :pixelfed:

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is a document .

Pandoc is a conversion program which understands a large amount of formats. Markdown, ODT, HTML, EPUB, man, LaTeX, and many more are available for conversion to and from, with even more available for just translation to. Pandoc can also encode metadata and create bibliographies.

Website 🔗️: pandoc.org/

apt 📦️: pandoc

@grainloom @emacsomancer @cwebber let’s all remember that ed is the standard editor

Me: *programming*
Somebody: I like this project and will contribute to it.
Me: *begins panicking, completely changes workflow, starts opening issues for everything*

"Dude, suckin' at something is the first step to being sorta good at something." - Jake the Dog, Adventure Time

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 cursed.frinkel.tech. 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
My Nintendo Switch displaying a…

Minetest 5.1.0 will contain a large number of GUI improvements, including easier element positioning, styling/theming, and a main menu redesign. No formspec replacement though, unfortunately! What's on your wishlist?

You may have three wishes.

- I wish that wish counts were represented as unsigned 64-bit integers.
- I wish that no underflow checks were performed on wish counts.
- I wish to have three fewer wishes.

So @mike has just informed me that today is Fosstodon’s 2nd birthday.

Two years, almost 5 thousand accounts, and almost 160 thousand status messages. It's been a wild ride. Here’s to many more!

I've been using for a week everyday and despite a connection bug on I really love where they are going with this project.

It has all the feature you would expect from for day-to-day use + things like integration, YT video sharing, recording functionality, live streaming (beta).

Also the audio is definitively clearer and runs on my x220 like a charm.

Note to self 

your timeline has been blessed by the Raccoon Who Is Allowed To Drive A Car But Doesn't, please boost them to ensure good public transit accessibility in 2020

Tech Support: A Limerick

You have a few problems computing,
And call them for help troubleshooting.
"I'm sorry" they say,
As you start to pray,
"But have you attempted rebooting?"

Do you guys know how to properly put a license footer on a personal website? Especially if I want to use a Free Culture license. And how to specify what's covered by the license?

I just call it Microsoft GitHub these days. Does half the job of communicating the risks of it being a hard dependency for FOSS projects in particular.

"Dad," she called, "there's a monster under my bed!"
Her father came in and sat on her bed. "What did you hear?"
"It said I'm a failure, and-"
"Oh. That used to live under my bed."
"When did it leave?"
He smiled. "When you said you loved me."
With a hiss, the monster was gone.
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories

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Fosstodon is a Mastodon instance that is open to anyone who is interested in technology; particularly free & open source software.