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What are people's experiences with rclone?

Note to self: Using S3 with nextcloud works best as secondary storage, not as primary storage.

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The .org TLD is at risk. It's being sold to a private equity firm, which likely won't end well. A lot of non-profits (including the US Girl Scouts!) have signed a document protesting this. savedotorg.org/

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messenger, while operating from Switzerland, is now owned by a US holdings company. They also quietly updated their privacy policy to some very vague language. PrivacyTools.io got a response from Wire's CEO after questioning them about the news and it didn't inspire much confidence. As a result, PrivacyTools.io is no longer recommending the Wire platform on their website.


Is it just me or is the Spotify Linux client absolute trash? It seems to thrash my CPU resources and give me noticeable slowdowns, running 8th gen Intel i5 quadcore, 32GB RAM, Arch Linux, KDE

Are there are decent AWS/Digitalocean equivalent cloud providers based in the EU?

Anyone got experience setting up Nextcloud on AWS Lightsail? Did it go smoothly? Do you use S3 & encryption? Any additional redundancy?

Excellent article about how a team of YouTube developers intentionally conspired and successfully killed IE6 around the world: blog.chriszacharias.com/a-cons

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Self advice: If you find yourself not knowing what to do in front of your computer screen (or if you have the vague feeling there was something you had to do, but can't remember what it is),

get up and take a walk, it'll clear your mind.

Interesting article:

Proof emerges that a quantum computer can outperform a classical one


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@fatboy Uber is going for an "autonomous driving" exit strategy, I doubt Facebook wants to buy such a debt-generating company since they won't get to autonomous driving any time soon...

Looking for a potential Dropbox replacement, was looking at NextCloud. Any recommendations?

How is Sway with multiple monitor desktop scaling?

Hey all, new to Mastodon and want to get more involved in the FOSS community! Been shifting my life to open-source technologies, recently switched to archlinux and saying goodbye to centralized services!


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