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i seriously hope there is a fork of snapd called snapxD

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found this amazing little story at the bottom of the man page for bwbasic, the BASIC interpreter installed on tilde.town.

Thanks, Mrs. Verda Spell!

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I was looking around for a wallpaper to go with my new grayscale setup. After a little while of trolling around, I realised that I could make my own. After going through a few designs, I settled on this.

git.nixnet.xyz/Amolith/graphic

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Federation Update: Replies, Likes work between mastodon/pleroma and pixelfed! Have an issue with follows still.

The first mastodon to pixelfed reply.

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UPDATE: I got out of vim

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We made contact! The first federated communication between pixelfed instances was made today.

We will be making an announcement tomorrow!

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Yes, there's a reason to run your own Nextcloud server. Of course, it might also have downtime. But not the whole world is down at the same time... And YOU control the setup and how you handle High Availability and reliability.

So far, after 7 hours of iCloud outage:
1) hundreds of millions of users impacted
2) no information provided by @AppleSupport
3) no news outlet covering this global, huge issue

if this is …
twitter.com/pin0li/status/1054

Also, on the note of games: anti-cheat. One of the few things that I think needs to be closed source. It wouldn't be effective without that code secrecy.

yo I get that steam is drm but have you seen the work they put in on steam play, especially proton, which is now open source?

I got a raspberry pi 3b+! Any projects I should look into?

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We are looking for more maintainers for specific apps in #FDroid. Here is a list of some that would need some love:

* GNU #Ring
* #VLC
* #Fennec
* #Vespuccio
* #GhostCommander
* #Linphone

If you know how to build software in general, no particular Android experience is required. This can be picked up as you go :)

All of those already have working recipes available but all of them also have quirks that require manual action when updating.

Please get in contact, if you use one of these and are interested!

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I guess I should make an about me too
Hey. I'm Engal. I'm the user. I have 0 years experience in anything Dev related, but hey Linux is pretty cool innit?
also I'm a full time student

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@viciousviscosity what you call ingredients is actually GNU/ingredients, or as I've taken to calling it, GNU plus ingredients

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20GB+ of completely free reference photos. Use 'em for commercial or personal projects. No attribution required.

gum.co/reference

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