Nicola :ubuntu: :emacs: boosted

We pay to Steam, Netflix, Amazon prime, Spotify. But not to Wikipedia,, Librivox, Project Gutenberg, for our favourite Linux distro.

The huge asymmetry between corporate and community has not emerged naturally. It is a product of our choices of not supporting community oriented projects.

The short conveniences vs the long-term good. We always chose the former.

In face of surveillance capitalism, we must and must change.

Nicola :ubuntu: :emacs: boosted
Nicola :ubuntu: :emacs: boosted

masto should tell me who boosted a post that caused someone to reply to me so i can find out which one of you is responsible for letting idiots follow you

Nicola :ubuntu: :emacs: boosted
Nicola :ubuntu: :emacs: boosted

What we need is an extension that blocks every cookie from sites that open the "this page uses cookies" without an option to not accept them.

on the is daily driver quality stuff... Except not being able to unlock my SIM card 😞

Application team: "Let's place the service on the DMZ server, it won't need access to LAN resources"

Application team a few days later: "So, we need access to: the production TFS server, the production Domain Controllers, a few development servers and inbound access from the entire LAN"


God is good! Almost full on Eve on a phone 😮 and free to play!

Nicola :ubuntu: :emacs: boosted
Nicola :ubuntu: :emacs: boosted


A single box running LAMP with a fallback secondary node will easily hit 99.99% availability without any distributed systems nonsense


Nicola :ubuntu: :emacs: boosted
Nicola :ubuntu: :emacs: boosted

Disposable email address services are ass

Anyone's got a good app for Mastodon on PostmarketOS/Linux desktop with touch coompat? Using Tootle on my laptop but it doesn't want me to login on my Pinephone :(

Nicola :ubuntu: :emacs: boosted
Source: The Internet

> Imagine believing that a 500-year-old man built a massive boat and put two of every animal on it, but thinking COVID-19 is a hoax.

My for this week is, a fantastic that compiles to and (which is still incredibly fast!)

Give it a try if you're into LISPs!

@yarmo great job on and fantastic choice switching to AGPL! Here’s to another 100 MAJOR versions!

Nicola :ubuntu: :emacs: boosted
Nicola :ubuntu: :emacs: boosted

Does anyone in Fediland have any experience using the new Mozilla VPN?

Please boost.

"oh, nice, Get-LocalGroupMember sounds exactly like what I'm looking for!"

>This cmdlet was made available with Server 2016 and Win10 1607+

Welp, back to net.exe we go then, thank you legacy systems.

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