I continued my 's Day tradition of installing a new unfamiliar Linux distro. This time I installed underneath . I really like Bedrock's ability to use the AUR in any distro! It all started on Valentine's Day 2016 when my Ubuntu system crapped out and I spent all night installing .

#HelloWorld! The Swiss no-log VPN has officially joined the open source, federated social media network. As an organization focused on giving people greater control of their data, we wanted to join a social media network that respects this. We’ll be sharing toots about service updates, new VPN projects, and news on privacy.

#HelloWorld! As active members of the open-source community, ProtonMail supports open source projects like Mastodon. Mastodon’s decentralized nature reminds us of the days when the Internet was free and not under the control of a few monopolist giants. Our followers can look forward to toots about service updates, new projects, and news on privacy.

I set up a last minute booth for the Linux Club (I'm the new club president) at my school made from a cardboard box. We started with 36 people in the club and ended the day with over 100! Right now we're using groupme for our communication, and it's not ideal for so many people. I'm thinking of trying , or . Which one should I choose? Any other suggestions?

Do you like sci-fi? Do you write your own stories for fun or profit? Why not join us in a low pressure semi-collaborative journey among the stars:


Cosmic Voyage is a public access unix system focused on storytelling. Practice some command line skills while you write and get motivated from your peers.

Visit us on irc.tilde.chat in the #cosmic room as well.

Day 24: I put together a fun list of terminal tricks: confuzer.cloud:8000/

Also since school is started I've been slacking on this challenge...

Day 23: I wrote a script to show info about a system and I set it to run in my .bashrc when I log into my school's servers for a class. johan.vandegriff.net/glance

our Founder and CEO Todd Weaver: "Given the growing importance of Purism’s mission amid the barrage of news about how large tech companies are surveilling and exposing their users, it seemed like an opportune time to share our origin story..." #ThrowbackThursday puri.sm/posts/purism-origin-st

git log --pretty=format:%cd --date=short | uniq -c # Print a count of the commits per day in a git repo.

Day 22: I adapted the script to accomodate 16.04 and also work with a single disk, then I could install it on another computer (along with remote desktop) for a school research team (umd-aimar.com/).


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our @diggity of @privacylab on Google surveillance: “Google’s the biggest threat in sheer size and the amount of data they have. And they’re really good at crunching that data...” #SurveillanceCapitalism gizmodo.com/i-cut-google-out-o

Facebook has shut down tools that let users see how they're being targeted by advertisers, including those by @propublica and @mozilla. propublica.org/article/faceboo

Very happy to launch our EU region! Good job Cloud team!👏

RT @RocketChat@twitter.com

Happy Data Privacy Day!
We ensure users retain control of their data by offering self hosting, e-2-e, and an audited code.
We're also proud to announce that we've just added an EU region to our Hosted Cloud offering!
More info here: ow.ly/XVL530nu5ub

🐦🔗: twitter.com/RocketChat/status/

Famous moments in shutdown history: When I forgot to use -r when logged in remotely on an isolated system 13,370 km away.

Very interesting emerging life like system simulation out of a pretty simple equation.


Sometimes low-tech is a cooler solution than high-tech.

This sensor device detects if your package was handled roughly during transport: no electronics, just clever engineering.

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