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It's a blog. It doesn't need to be an "app", and it doesn't need JavaScript.

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Personally I hope GamingOnLinux never stops covering Stadia. The number of butthurt idiots that come out of the woodwork attacking Liam on social media and in comments is very entertaining to me.

It does make Linux gamers look like whiny little basement dwellers though

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So this morning, I woke up at 3:30am and made a 90 minute drive so I could be early at a customer facility to setup and provide software training on some applications that I wrote. The first scheduled session of the day is almost over. Not a single student showed up. There's 2 more sessions left for today and 3 sessions tomorrow. Let's see if anyone attends. Some government customers love to complain about software, but hate to get training. This way they can keep on complaining!

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Hey Fediverse! Do you use git (or Mercurial or Darcs)? Etherpad? Homebrew? Inkscape? quemu? Wine? Maybe even coreboot?

These are just a few of the projects for which the Conservancy project provides administrative support. The projects rely on Conservancy, and you rely on the projects.

Support the org that supports the tools you can’t do without. They are trying to raise money, and have donation matching for the next ~15k to be raised for two more days: sfconservancy.org/supporter/

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@melissasage this was the original intent of the copyright law, believe it or not. Like yeah, you're selling this stuff exclusively for five or seven years and keep the profit, but then, after you've done selling it, you MUST go public, because there's just no societal point it being exclusive and private anymore, but others can learn from it and develop it and push the collective envelope further.

But then Disney fucked it all up.

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pass a law that all discontinued products and services must release their source code imo

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Poorly documented git.sr.ht feature: if you push to a git repo that doesn't already exist, it's created for you automatically. I haven't used the web UI to create new git repos in... a year?

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PSA: If you're doing research but don't have access to a university library, you should definitely *not* use a website to pirate a large amount of journal articles. That would be illegal and wrong. I post this link so you can bear witness to this unlawful activity. mg.scihub.ltd/

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Sigh. DRM is difficult to fight against, but it's the knot that needs to unravel for the cause of software freedom.

Most people don't care & end up supporting it. If we pay to see what everyone's talking about, we get counted as supporting it. If we don't pay & instead "pirate" it, worse they'll turn around and say "see, this is why we need DRM!".

What we really need to do is support artists to say "see, DRM is totally unnecessary to make a profit" by supporting indie artists.

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Okay, redoing this poll because of confusion on multiple aspects.

Which way does your Icon face?

Audience perspective, as in "How do we see it?" or "How does it show up on-screen?" and not as if you were the icon itself.

Please boost for hopefully improved and maximum demographic :)

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Opinion

Linux users, journalists, podcasters and youtubers all need to stop being so obsessed with desktop marketshare percentages because they are hot garbage.

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You know i think bsd need more attention, it has one of the greatest kernels and is backed by a dedicated community. :freebsd:

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Fuck cancer, medical care, Gofundme 

The last Resident Evil film is pretty much "Jump Cuts: The Movie"

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Just witnessed a whole conversation on a non-nerdy chat group about the evils of Facebook and big tech in connecting with people, finding local events and so on. No one has the perfect answer yet, but it's so encouraging to see that non-techy people are looking for better answers and a bunch of them already refuse to use FB.

#socialmedia

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Dear Software Developers: just publishing an application under a Free License does not mean you get any valuable contributions. Building communities and a vital contributor infrastructure is as nearly as hard as actually writing the code.

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