A couple weeks ago @wmww was over and we talked for a while. He had an idea I'd like to put up here having let it sit for a bit.

The government should give organizations like Mozilla money based on the amount they accomplish, essentially buying free software for the world. The amount provided should be determined by competition amongst the various organizations, to encourage efficiency and effectiveness, but should be adjusted at a limited rate to insulate against political swings.

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#Mastodon 2.9.3 for #YunoHost has been released.

#Mastodon is a free, open-source social network.

Lot of adds, changes and fixes : github.com/tootsuite/mastodon/

Upgrade using:

$ yunohost app upgrade mastodon -u github.com/YunoHost-Apps/masto

Some of you may have seen our earlier post about the new Nexus 5 splash screen. Well we also have a bootloader screen for the Nexus 5

Looking for FOSS recommendations 

I can't speak for the rest of the @linuxjournal archive, but I own the decade+ worth of articles I wrote. A lot of them are just as relevant today (I refer to them myself quite often). Would anyone be interested in some kind of "Best of Hack and /" polished and updated compilation?

In our ninth year of charitable donations, we've chosen the theme of privacy advocacy for 2019. Thanks to you, our continued growth has enabled us to increase our donations to $600,000. spreadprivacy.com/2019-duckduc

Original tweet : twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/

spoiler 3: lil’ blur demo (blur runs on one ARM core)

We're very happy to announce that @ohyran and @Gina have joined the Fosstodon moderation team.

We have also made some changes in how we manage the moderation for Fosstodon. You can get details in this blog post - hub.fosstodon.org/blog/moderat

Please join us in congratulating both Jens and Gina on joining the team. It's a great choice, we're sure you will agree. 😁

The *official* :inkscape: forum has launched! Come start a conversation with fellow beginners, artists, designers, makers, educators, and more! inkscape.org/forums/

I wonder which simple #markdown syntax I should use to embed a video, a toot, a tweet, a SoundCloud or whatever compatible with oembed on #Diffu 🤔

{youtu.be/abcd1234}

!![youtu.be/abcd1234]

?(youtu.be/abcd1234)

Or something else you've already encounter with another markdown editor... I need your help

Hey @lubuntu, I read about your plans to port to using @sir's QtLayerShell—very cool! lubuntu.me/lubuntu-development

Is there anywhere I could learn more about the status of that work?

(Or does anyone else know?)

#MondayMotivation: Today is #EarthOvershootDay 🌎 the date when we have used more natural resources than our planet can renew in the entire year. How can we #MoveTheDate? One step is to #recycle ♻️our electronics📲➡️frphn.co/recycle

Never challenge Death to a pillow fight...

...unless you're prepared to handle the reaper cushions.

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