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Did you know? We have a blog where we write about LibreOffice and free software events, chat with contributors, post news and job offers, and much more: blog.documentfoundation.org/

Aaaand we’re back up and running. The migration is complete, but please let us know if you guys have any issues.

IMPORANT ANNOUNCEMENT:

At approximately 13:00 BST (08:00 Eastern) tomorrow, Tuesday 16th, we will be doing a database migration that will result in around 30 minutes of downtime.

Ok folks, the are now ready. We have a _very_ limited number for this initial run of stickers. If we get enough interest, we will get more.

Order your stickers here: hub.fosstodon.org/stickers

To the person who just sent us a substantial donation of $60 - thank you so much. It's people like you and our Patron who help to keep the lights on at Fosstodon HQ.

Goddam, we love our members!

If you want to help support Fosstodon, you can do so here: hub.fosstodon.org/support-us

We have temporarily close sign ups on the instance. Looks like we may have been targeted in some kind of flood.

We just made our first donation to an open source project. Thanks to our Patrons, we were able to send $150 to Mastodon!

Read more about it here:
hub.fosstodon.org/blog/we-just

We have redesigned the Fosstodon Hub in - we're pretty happy with it, but let us know what you think, guys!

hub.fosstodon.org

We just posted our first poll for project donations on Patreon where one of the projects listed will get a $150 donation from us!

If you're interested in getting having a say on where the donation will go, you can sign up to become a Patron using the link below.

HUGE thanks to all of our current Patrons, we wouldn't be able to do this awesome stuff without you guys!

patreon.com/fosstodon

It's been a day and we really haven't had many recommendations as to where you want us to make our fist donation. C'mon guys, this is your chance ot have your say!

hub.fosstodon.org/project-dona

Want to have your say as to what project we make our first donation to?

Take a look here: patreon.com/posts/23327372

Note: the final decision will be reserved for our Patrons.

Patreon page: patreon.com/fosstodon

We've just updated the funding usage page on the hub. We're now at 6 months of funding, so we should be able to start donating to other projects within the next couple of months.

hub.fosstodon.org/funding-usag

MASSIVE thanks to everyone who contributes to Fosstodon! If you want to contribute, take a look at our Patreon page - patreon.com/fosstodon

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Thank you.

The first Hub community post by @daeh has just gone live. He's de-Googling his phone! Take a look at the post here:

hub.fosstodon.org/running-a-go

There's an option to preview the timeline within Mastodon, but it doesn't show on mobile devices. So @codesections did some clever codey things and made a timeline that we can use on the

hub.fosstodon.org/timeline-pre

Are you new to ? If so, welcome! If you're still finding your feet here, we just published a post on the hub; "Five things to do after joining Fosstodon" which may help you get started here.

hub.fosstodon.org/five-things-

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@fosstodon hey, I'm on Ubuntu 18, I need to re-install, and so I need to back up my files. only problem is, EVERY time I run a backup I accidentally include something that will cause me bizarre and subtle problems when I restore from it. do you have tips for a power luser?

We're pleased to announce the launch of our new KeyBase Team for our .

If you're an active Fosstodon Patron, make sure you get in touch so we can add you to the team!

hub.fosstodon.org/new-patrons-

Just a reminder folks: we've now got our community hub up and running. It's got a community blog, our CoC, details on how to support Fosstodon, details about our team, and more.

Commujity blog: hub.fosstodon.org/about
hub.fosstodon.org/become-a-gue

Support us: hub.fosstodon.org/support-us

CoC:
hub.fosstodon.org/code-of-cond

The team:
hub.fosstodon.org/the-team

Also, if you want to know how we're using your kind donations, details can are here:
hub.fosstodon.org/funding-usag

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