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The fact that Google removed @Tusky from the Play Store without reason is a reminder to have your software and accounts under control.

You can start by using open source alternatives on the app store @fdroidorg

You can find instructions for installing F-Droid here: f-droid.org/

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If you are looking for an games library like , have a look at playnite.link/

It can launch and organize all your PC and in a beautiful interface 🎮

@itsfoss

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A comparison between instant messaging apps, regarding its network, encryption, custody and source code.

Although not so detailed, this is my favorite comparison for instant messaging so far.

Thoughts?

cc: @itsfoss

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Hey everyone, forgot to introduce myself.

I'm a and enthusiast. I post about , and .

At home I turn devices OFF and ON again. 🚀

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PSA: @fosstodon is a fantastic Mastodon server. The site is reliable and responsive. Their Code of Conduct is solid. They're well funded. Their excess funds are donated to other fantastic projects.

It's a good server with good morals.

For all of these reasons, I recommend considering supporting them.
More info at hub.fosstodon.org/

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I need privacy. Not because my actions are questionable, but because your judgement and intentions are.

How do you sign your documents? Please boost.

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@ifixcoinops

Buy used, when you buy.

Repair things when you can.

Stop consuming media that was produced by billionaires and invest your time in open content.

Create open content.

Share the thing you've created with your friends.

Write a blog, instead of posting to facebook. Use mastodon instead of twitter.

Buy your food locally, and when it's in season.

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Just a quick little reminder that if you scroll through social media and only see things you agree with you are making an echo chamber and you are intellectually weakening yourself by not challenging your own beliefs

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Umpf. Github is down. Hope you've migrated (or at least mirrored) your projects to @codeberg already…

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Ah man! Now we have to use the hash tag as opposed to hash tag

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Sometimes, I'm surprised that the USA doesn't use custom measurement units of time.

Like ... I don't know ... a Heartbeat (=0.81 seconds), 7.5 Heartbeats is a Moment, 125 Moments are a While.

That way, a day would be about 144 Whiles long. 🤷‍♂️

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What are some interesting RSS feeds you would recommend?

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@pcastela do you (or anyone else ready this) know if anyone has thought to designate a certain date as a mass DeGoogle date? The thought of the Google execs crapping their collective pants if they saw hundred of thousands (or even millions) of accounts deleted en mass in a single day fills me with glee.

Take over your own data! 🔒 I have been waiting over a year to do this

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Heard about this on Late Night Linux and it's a biggie.

Essentially, Google will be able to modify app packages microtargeting individual users. This is the way to get government spyware onto your phone to work around end-2-end encryption by capturing the content of your messages on the endpoint. Apple is doing the same thing btw.

reddit.com/r/privacytoolsIO/co

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Celebrate with us: currently 3.500 apps are available in the F-Droid main repo, yay! 🍾🍹

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