Bought my first ebook on #Kobo, then spend 2 hours cracking #DRM so that I can read it on my Linux computer.
Damn it #Kobo, I just want to read the book I have payed for, on my own computer.
I don't even mind #DRM if I can read my damn book.
What so hard to port your simple reader app to Linux?
If you can't, just throw me the dumb DRM-free epub that I have 100 ways to open.
Here is your regular reminder that text messages (SMS) are neither private nor secure. This company handles billions of messages, yet it only managed to detect a hack after five years and doesn’t bother to disclose the scope of the breach. (Via @email@example.com)
For a third month in a row, Linux remains above 1% on the Steam Hardware Survey https://www.gamingonlinux.com/2021/10/for-a-third-month-in-a-row-linux-remains-above-1-on-the-steam-hardware-survey #Survey #Steam #Meta
South Australia uses facial recognition drones to help save koalas
As Google sets burial date for legacy Chrome Extensions, fears for ad-blockers grow
The smart toilet era is here! Are you ready to share your analprint with big tech?
EU proposes mandatory USB-C on all devices, including iPhones
#Windows11 is too heavy to run on only 5 year old high-end hardware
A company like #Microsoft could make #lighter and therefore more #responsible software but they decided that selling more new devices is better than reducing #ewaste and saving the #environment
#MATE on the other hand was designed for 10+ years old devices and is getting even lighter since so you don't need to buy a new PC every 5 years
What do you think? Is not caring about #waste in 2021 a dealbreaker for you?
Self-taught programmer and admin.
I use GNU\Linux and FOSS at home, enjoy tinkering and self hosting.
Vegan and conscious consumer.
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