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@picamanic thank you! Your link led me to the article I was looking for:

Not much about the UI design here — I guess I have imagined that 😅

Folks, I need your help tracking down a Wikipedia article.

You know these four colours that are being used in UIs: red for danger, yellow for warning, green for success, and blue for info. I remember there was an article talking about exact RGB values for those colours that convey these meanings best. I think there was a connected research on that. This four-colour palette definitely had a distinct name.

Does anybody recognize this and could help me find the article?


Another day, another bit about IKEA furniture being too complicated to assemble. I have seen quite a number of these in the US films, TV, and online content.

What's up with that? Do a lot of Americans really struggle with building IKEA furniture? 🤔 I can't quite wrap my head around it, since IKEA (love it or hate it) has IMO the most practical and elegant approach to furniture packaging, transport, and assembly

@Aldi80s people have already supplied correct answers, but I want to add another thing

Mastodon is the underlying software of many instances on the Fediverse
Fosstodon (aka is one of such instances,, are all different instances. It is not really correct calling them just "Mastodon", but with the respective 3rd level domain name in order not to confuse them with the actual software

@huy_ngo not really. I have transferred my domain to my current registrar, so when I created an account I already had a custom email :D

If you have a custom domain email, do you have all of your accounts linked to it? I just realized, that having as my account email for the domain registrar of is not the best idea... Like, what if in a series of unfortunate events I lose access to my email and registrar at the same time? 🤔

@alerikaisattera that's me after discovering that Docker Desktop can't be closed with Cmd-W, like every other app 🤦‍♂️

@rysiek @yarmo if you have your key at, you can set up WKD with a single DNS entry:

Works with Keyoxide like a charm 😍

@ecliptik @yarmo you can start with adding the identity proof notations to your key. They all follow similar format, and it takes no more than 20 minutes. After uploading your public key, your Keyoxide page will get the needed entries. Then you can take your time verifying them one by one. Trust me, it's worth it 😊

I use Keyoxide, developed by @yarmo.

• it’s fully open-source and can be self-hosted
• it relies on already existent OpenPGP identity proofs via notations — your identities never leave your OpenPGP key
• as such, one doesn’t need an account
• one can verify XMPP, IRC, Mastodon, Pleroma, Owncast, etc. New proofs are easy to implement

My favourite feature is the ability to use WKD to be able to use email addresses instead of fingerprints, like

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Many are using Keybase to prove their identity across various services. However, it is by far not the best choice for this:

• it tries to get hold of your private OpenPGP key, which is just wrong
• it was acquired by Zoom in 2020 and hasn’t posted updates ever since
• it doesn’t have proofs for Gitea, IRC, XMPP, and other fedi services
• its server is not open-sourced

If you don’t use Keybase for their messengers, file storage or Stellar, don’t use it at all! Check next toot for an alternative

Welcome back, I guess 🤷‍♂️

Long story short, I didn't like my nickname, and thus I am updating it... everywhere I can, basically.

Say goodbye to @NickKaramoff and say hello to @kytta ^^


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