With all the ups and downs in decades, (the kernel) has turned 30! Ever since, millions of people could get the chance to rely on free/libre and operating systems.

Viva

New verson of @penpot is released with lots of improvements including the option to add custom fonts.

More info: penpot.app/dev-diaries.html

is a Free/Libre and web based solution for design.

Say Hi to !

wintercms.com

WinterCMS is Free/Libre and Open Source project.It is forked from OctoberCMS by its maintainers after it turned into a proprietary software a while ago. Now it will be developed by the community, for the community again.

More information:
github.com/wintercms/winter/is

Just saw Kometa UI Kit which is a web UI kit based on but unlike tailwindcss, it restricts users from selling or sublicensing it.

Remember Source Available software is different from and

is a solution to replace Slack with. It is released under Apache license. Though it has amazing features, it is not decentralized.

Website: zulip.com

Thanks to @Brunus@framapiaf.org for talking about this app.

Due to , many educational institutes need to conduct their classes online. This is the exact time to inform them about solutions.

Try to talk to your community about solutions such as:

- for online classes or webinars
- or for video conferances

See more:
bigbluebutton.org
jitsi.org
nextcloud.com/Talk

@nextcloud

A good news for users:

plugin has added support to its recent release. If you use for designing a website with Persian, Arabic, Urdu,... languages, this feature may ease your work.

I just saw @twnme@twitter.com app. They pitch and and say "You are free to be open and interact with unknown people..."

Don't let them fool people by misusing Freedom and Privacy. All such claims are nonsense if it is not a (and )

Expose them.

If you are interested in video editing and visual FX, you must check this website:

openvisualfx.com/

Apart from tones of valuable learning materials, it has a dedicated section for software. Though not all of them are but you may get shocked by seeing how many options are available for doing in this field using all Free and software.

Share it with others. It might help them.

I am heading to , . If you know anyonw interested in , , or , please connect us.

It is so unfortunate to see itsfoss.com is advertising a proprietary software. is neither nor .

It is a very very bad mistake to talk about benefits of running such software without metioning its harms.

"itsfoss" is going to be indifference of valuses and users' freedom.

This is extremely bad.
Take care!

itsfoss.com/microsoft-edge-lin

Yesterday, I discussed or at . I briefly reviewd their definition and history and diacussed they are not enemy to each other but how the Open Source has missed (intentially or not) freedom in their activiries

I requested to not use Open Source term to call a Free Software so as the result we express our concern for freedom.

I also mentioned the freedom doesn't (and hasn't) come easily and for free, therefore it needs to be defended. It needs contribution.

Friendica 2019 in Berlin

developers will meet over the first weekend in November (Nov 2nd / 3rd) near Ostkreuz Station in Berlin to work together on current issues of the code and brainstorm about upcoming plans for Friendica.

friendi.ca/2019/10/21/friendic

Fosstodon

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