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I remember the days when it was much more common to have a "Links" section on websites with recommendations and partners.

"Look at those websites! I don't get money from anyone, I just want them to be known better. If you enjoy my stuff, you might enjoy their stuff, too."

Dear Hivemind,

Common problem: I am reading a lot of articles on certain topics, but not all turn out to be interesting to me. I would like to have some tool helping me to filter out paragraphs or full articles. Does anyone have a recommendation? Thanks!

For example, I could imagine a browser addon that highlights texts or generates a word cloud, where word size is based on general and webpage-specific word frequency. Words like "the" fade away and very specific words get marked.

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Oh sweet candy

Friends must be free to choose whatever software and service they want.rss-bridge

That’s a rant exactly to my taste: – and it is so simple to use. I guess my setup is now #rss complete 😀


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is a command wrapper.

Torsocks is a simple program that runs a specified command and forces all network communications through Tor. Connections that cannot be routed through Tor are denied, ensuring security. Torsocks performs DNS through the Tor daemon, which allows for terminal programs to access hidden services without modification.

Website 🔗️:

apt 📦️: torsocks

"The FBI found Eric Marques by breaking the famed anonymity service Tor, and officials won’t reveal if a vulnerability was used. That has activists and lawyers concerned."

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We need to make CLI Great Again. Or at least make developing with NCurses cool again. Im working with files in ranger, playing music in moc, watching coin markets with cointop, reading feeds in newsboat, making todo lists in calcurse, and posting to Mastodon with fern...oh and reading reddit, at the same time, under 450mb of ram.

@fribbledom I really like the approach of the Programming Language World Championships. I find a general ranking problematic, but I love the creative spirit and the effort you put into this!

Thanks @alciregi for pointing me to Nitter again! I am using the project (and Invidous) already. I didn't think of it, because I couldn't spot anything related to RSS so far. But as checking the project page turned it, RSS is apparently part of their core features.

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I just learned that Nitter offers RSS feeds!

Append "/rss" to the URL of the account you're interested in, so it looks like:



By using one could subscribe with RSS to the tweets of a Twitter account. There are projects that let a bot tweet from (multiple) RSS feeds, e.g. using .

So it is possible and even self-hosting both parts is possible. However can somebody think of a better way?

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Do not burn me as I dare to ask the unspeakable:

In theory, is there a smart way to have tweets from a set of Twitter accounts show up in my Mastodon home timeline?

I refuse to get a Twitter account, since Twitter refused my registration attempts with privacy-enhanced browsers and without giving away personal data I deem irrelevant to Twitter.

So I turned to good old RSS and started using to be able to follow Twitter accounts. Works pleasingly well.

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Do you need a DNS server without censorship and for privacy?

@digitalcourage runs a DNS server located in Germany that doesn't log normal user requests:

👉 2a02: 2970: 1002: 0: 5054: 8aff: fe12: db49
👉 Encrypted requests DNS-over-TLS (German)

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So I dove into setting up a blog that would meet the ethical / privacy standards of the community, but could also function like a normal website, with analytics and monetization. It might be possible:

- No share buttons to proprietary social media platforms.
- No plugins with 3rd party trackers.
- No affiliate marketing via unethical affiliate networks (example, Amazon)
- Matomo instead of Google Analytics.
- instead of Google AdSense 🎉

Am I forgetting anything?

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Other , more conceptual for the moment, the which has for him to have a more design and a manageable screen at one thumb 👍

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Visit moz://a in Firefox and see what happens

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