@fossil @werwolf @shitpisscum @twann @garow I must say from the outside I'm a little sad about how this conversation went. You came in with 'citation needed', were given a citation; moved goalposts to 'that's not how I use it', were shown that it *is* how you use it; moved goalposts to 'they're big enough that I trust them inherently' and are now discussing js shenanigans instead.

It really feels like the privacy paradox condensed into one conversation.


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Das @BMI_Bund verbietet dem @BSI_Bund die @_lucaApp und das dahinter liegende Gesamtsystem zu prüfen.
Ein Schelm, wer böses dabei denkt und überlegt, wessen wirtschaftliche Interessen da wohl geschützt werden...
#lucafail #Luca #Lucaapp @derspiegel

@funkwhale Sorry forgot to update you! Checked continuously with the and it was down for around 30 minutes then it worked perfectly again 😊

@funkwhale I still can't seem to reach any of the funkwhale domains, is the maintenance still on-going?

@jorgeluis @kzimmermann That's something I was always interested in, what exactly is the difference between Mattermost and rocketchat? They both seem to target the exact same thing -- that being to offer an open replacement to Slack.

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An opportunity for Golang devs to work on a great FOSS project with funding: Bringing Gitea to the Fediverse with ActivityPub support and the ForgeFed protocol


#golang #gitea #fediverse #activitypub #forgefed #gofed #fedeproxy #foss

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My latest Locus Magazine column is "Tech Monopolies and the Insufficient Necessity of Interoperability," an essay about the goal of competition and its handmaiden, interoperability, namely, "technological self-determination."



@h3artbl33d I selfhost the following services for me, my family, and a couple of friends:
Wallabag, Miniflux, Nextcloud, Shaarli, HedgeDoc, SearX, Traggo, Gitea, NodeRed, Hugo, Minio, all wired with Caddy proxies.

They are all running dockerized with the help of basic docker swarm stacks, though I've been meaning to implement Ansible configuration management for the longest time; some run on a hosted vps and others on a RaspberryPi in our living room.

@Mehrad @fluffy At least the bookmarking part of that can be accomplished for Shaarli on iOS as well - with github.com/mro/ShaarliOS - by putting the service into the 'send to' menu. But I think it costs a couple of dollars, and I'm not sure how it works for then listing and opening the bookmarks again, if at all. I think you would have to go over Shaarli as a website itself.

@fluffy @Mehrad I really like my little shaarli instance. It was easy to set up through docker (not sure how it fares manually) and it's set and forget with tags and little descriptions allowing you to find stuff later. Finally, I set it up so I can add bookmarks both from my android (shaarlier) and through qutebrowser with a quick shortcut. If you script a little you can also integrate it with e.g. your browser search or a quick search window on your desktop, very versatile!

@EdS I've been using `curl cht.sh/command` for tar, find and the likes for ages but never knew how extensive its functionality was, even covering programming languages. Neat!

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We've got 100+ original laptops running with KDE Plasma to donate to a worthy cause. We're looking for a suitable nonprofit.

Help us help others.


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Check in with #CCTG. Version is now available through our repository as an automatic update!

The update contains not only check-in functionality – allowing you to create as well as check in to events and locations via QR codes –, but also reduces the APK size by more than 10 megabytes, fixes remaining visual bugs on Android Lollipop, and warns users on their home screen if Battery Optimizations are not correctly disabled.

We hope you enjoy this release, stay safe.

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The last contribution to #Signal's server software was on April 22, 2020. Due to the sudden commit drop to literally 0 it is no longer possible to seriously call current Signal versions fully open-source.

That has no effect on the messenger's end-to-end encryption or its overall security but it does compromise the trust in the Signal Foundation, especially when considering that they did not give any reason for not disclosing the source code.

🔗 github.com/signalapp/Signal-Se

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An extremely detailed retrospective of how systemd came to be, how it evolved, and what it actually is (an init system? Ha!): blog.darknedgy.net/technology/

It's a long, long, long write-up, but it's probably the most worthwhile piece on the topic. The author took the time to re-read some old emails and demonstrate how the declared goals repeatedly changed over time. Also an interesting break-down of systemd's technical deficiencies, and how they didn't stop the adoption.

If you were looking for a definitive analysis of what happened to Linux in 2011–2015, this is it.

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@bacardi55 Thanks for the in-depth article! I got started a bit with wiring up several services through node-red this month and when I have time want to delve a bit deeper into its possibilities, and your articles are the perfect learning fodder. 😃

@AgathaSorceress I don't have trouble saying numbers out loud in any way, but I have noticed myself switching back to my native language when intensely focused on calculating something.
That is, I think the combinatorial parts of my brain and the linguistic one can't fully focus at the same time -
and I have noticed a lot of people do the same.

But I don't think that's what your survey is targeting, so I selected 'no' for the more general case! 🙂

@ssafar There's quite a few bash/python inotify implementations floating around, but my favorite for quick one-liner use is entr. [1]

Using it to watch e.g. a repository is as easy as `find . type -f -name "*.py" | entr -r python main.py` as an example of recursive watching,
but it can also fulfill some more complex needs if necessary.

[1] github.com/eradman/entr

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