FOSDEM 2023 will take place on Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th of February 2023. We are aiming for a physical conference at ULB again.

is such a fun piece of software to use, especially when you need a creative solution for the problem at hand 🤡

If you're interested in throttling and blocking abusive clients by combining multiple HAProxy stick-tables, read on... 😉

What do we want?

When do we want it?
A reliable way to avoid race conditions!

Under very specific circumstances, 14 can cause silent index corruption. Affected versions are PostgreSQL 14.0 through 14.3.

PostgreSQL 14.4 is expected to be released soon, so you might want to update yours ASAP 😉

A bit more info about this bug

2.6 is out and it comes with a bunch of new features and performance improvements! 😍

We are especially excited about small quality of life improvements named last_rule_file and last_rule_line. These fetches will make our lives easier when debugging terminated requests 👏

QUESTION: When does Thunderbird get feature equality with Enigmail again?

ANSWER: Our built-in OpenPGP implementation is getting better and better with each release. 102 (out this June) will bring great improvements in the encrypted composition workflow and in key management. The usability of those areas will be equal, if not better than Enigmail, in 102 - with the objective to continue improving the feature each release.

Happy Monday! Some of you asked if there's an official Mozilla #Matrix server, and there is:

Head over to

is increasing Droplet prices by 20% starting July 1 2022 😮

I guess I made the right call to migrate to Cloud earlier this year. With the new pricing, DigitalOcean would've charged me 25 € for the same things I'm currently using at Hetzner, and which cost me 8 €/mo.

Let's hope Hetzner won't bump their prices anytime soon 🤞

21.1 has hit the repos. One of the notable changes is the new web UI login page, that incorporates national colors. Kudos to @bareos team!

We are looking for developer who can work on our compatibility issues especially in .

Even if you cannot commit to this project, helping us addressing one Wayland compatibility issue would be great. We appreciate any contribution in any shape or form 🤗

Please and/or share with your friends to increase the outreach.

We just release Tusky 16.0 beta 2, which fixes some issues with yesterdays beta 1

#FOSDEM is complete for 2022. Amazing work by the @fosdem volunteers and great performance from the #Matrix network.

23,000 @matrix total users (13,000 active)
6,500 new accounts through event site
4,500 existing accounts
1,000 bridged from @liberachat
5,000 peak concurrent users
1.2 Gbps peak video stream
8,310 videos recorded

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