"No information contained on any server located within China will be exempted from this full coverage program. No communication from or to China will be exempted. There will be no secrets. No VPNs. No private or encrypted messages. No anonymous online accounts. No trade secrets. No confidential data. Any and all data will be available and open to the Chinese government."

chinalawblog.com/2019/09/china

Looking pretty darn good! 👍👍

Mastodon 3.0

In this exciting new release: Moving accounts, trending hashtags, private servers and more!

blog.joinmastodon.org/2019/10/

Donate to the free (libre) software you use to help the developers and stay out of reach of greedy corporations who sell their soul to please foreign dictatorship.

Stop using products as soon as as you can. The quality of product has no relevance when anytime you may stopped from accessing it. (As it is happening in right now)

Stop using non-free software. You will face its evilness soon or late. Start migration to asap

I'm pretty astonished that openstreetmap has far more detailed information than any other local navigation apps. It even shows the precise location of toilet in BUILDINGS! Our native apps don't show BUILDINGS at all.

Just found this opensource.com article about Greenpeace becoming an 'open source' organisation. Quite ironic, since a few months ago I met one of their principal IT managers, who openly mocked our efforts to use and IT in-house. Greenpeace relies 100% on Google's Gsuite. Any comparison with fair trade coffee was met with a "yeah but this is easier, we just don't care about Google's dubious side."

opensource.com/open-organizati

Blizzard Suspends Hearthstone Player For #HongKong Support, Pulls Prize Money

> #Blizzard end their ruling by saying “While we stand by one’s right to express individual thoughts and opinions, players and other participants that elect to participate in our esports competitions must abide by the official competition rules.”

Time to stop playing #Hearthstone?

kotaku.com/blizzard-suspends-h

Seting up my G1410 on took 3 hours for the first time.
For anyone who want to set up a canon :
A step by step guide:

gist.github.com/edoz90/660a2a6

And you need to install your driver ( and -db-gutenprint-ppds for most canon printers), and .

You own an old Laptop and don't know what to do with it? With our Zero Waste initiative we are going to blew new life into it faircomputer.ch/zero-waste/

GNOME Foundation facing patent lawsuit over Shotwell gnome.org/news/2019/09/gnome-f - The Debian project stands with the @GNOME Foundation against this attack on free software and its communities.

is a pipe benchmarker.

pipebench measures the amount of data and its speed going into stdin and out of stdout. pipebench displays a live speed counter allowing for live benchmarking for long tasks. pipebench can be used for many things, including benchmarking /dev/(u)random, transcoding speed, compression algorithms, etc. in a quick and easy way.

Website 🔗️: habets.pp.se/synscan/programs.

apt 📦️: pipebench

It's finally getting cool again. This means I'll be able to use the wheel in the garage again! Keep an eye out for some more UFO crash site incense burners in the coming months!

More at xxyxxyart.com

#ufo #crashsite #incenseburner #ceramic #gold #mastoart

We are very proud and happy to publish and share the training materials that Bootlin engineer Paul Kocialkowski has created for our Linux graphics training! 200+ slides of useful contents, under a CC-BY-SA license, for the benefit of everyone. Read our blog post at bootlin.com/blog/publication-l for more details, and for the materials themselves!

Just re-upping this offer: because being comfortable with git is a barrier to entry to many FS/OSS projects, and because I care deeply about lowering those barriers, I will tutor anyone who asks for help with git, and/or connect them with any mentor(s) they might prefer.

I'll do this while I put energy and work into making the tool more approachable, and into making better tools and learning paths.

Boosts gratefully appreciated.

#gittutors

Godot: a FREE & Open Source game engine is $200 shy of being able to hire their 3rd full time contributor!

Godot is in the same league as the current commercial ones, with many innovations in workflow, features and usability.

A complete editor, dedicated 2D and 3D engines, animation tools, multi-platform exports, plugins, a Free asset store +more.

Please contribute if able; times of much change are upon us.

==> patreon.com/godotengine/overvi
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