I know the most likely answer is "because we can" but still.

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You know, as much as I love Pleroma, one has to wonder: Why do we have two microblogging services? What is the big difference between them? Sure Pleroma has more features and is more lightweight, but it's still a microblogging platform.

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Right, so I've got my Nextcloud service up and running.
Do I get rid of my Dropbox account now?

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Also there is a shoutbox, which is a thing we have because...?

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I've been trying Pleroma today.
Not gonna lie guys this is kinda awesome. You can post in markown, html and whatever BBCode is, there is a ton of themes, it's more customizable, it federates with GNU Social, it can apperantly run on a Raspberry Pi and on the instance I joined (blob.cat) character limit is 50000, so you can basically type forever.

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Brave has a search engine now.
brave.com/brave-search/
(Link is an article about the search engine)

I guess appimage sorta works like a static binary but still.

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Was appimage, snap and flatpak really necessary? Why don't we just provide static binaries?

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The new Version of Gem ,
the Client for , is out and published in the OpenStore and on GitHub. I added a bunch of Improvements and bug fixes.

The performance may not be great on older devices but it should all be usable.

github.com/Aarontheissueguy/Ge
open-store.io/app/gem.aaron

I am currently very motivated about this project and want to further improve performance.

( @LinuxLounge )

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Does HIPPA compliant FOSS messaging apps exist?

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Mastodon Friends on xmpp need more friends.
Please DM your ID so I can add you?

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Yo, nerds! What flavour do you use? openrc, runit or s6?

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