Adobe is deactiving all accounts in #venezuela and don't offer any refund !

That's why I'm happy to have #opensource software like Gimp, Inkscape, libreoffice, etc...

At least , there will never be a thing like this !

#adobe #gimp #inkscape #libreoffice

Today you should @nextcloud - the most popular platform! They are helping YOU get back control over your .

Good news as EU formally adopts Ecodesign measures:

- As of 2021, all TVs, monitors, fridges, freezers, washing machines, washer-dryers, dishwashers and lighting products on the EU market will have to meet minimum repairability requirements
- Manufacturers will have to ensure easy disassembly with commonly available tools.
- Spare parts and repair information will have to be made available to professional repairers for a minimum number of years.

bbc.co.uk/news/business-498848
coolproducts.eu/news/eu-to-pul

hello! ok, so.

i made a patreon page to support my work on free software. it's difficult to keep up when you can't afford your own time, so if you'd like to help me make accessible software and can spare some survival dollars, consider becoming a patron. thanks comrades ✊ ❤️

patreon.com/garbados

RT @OpenLabsAlbania@twitter.com
State of the Map SEE is coming next month in Prizren, 🇽🇰. The organizers are visiting us this Tuesday in order to reveal more details about the conference!

Join us at 18:00 🌍

Nonprofit ops/infra jobs alert -- boosts appreciated:

Freedom of the Press Foundation (where I work) is hiring a Senior DevOps Engineer. Budgeted base salary range is $90-$110K/year, remote-friendly for folks working in PT to ET time zones. Working in NYC office is also an option.

Responsibilities will include building out our Continuous Delivery infra using Kubernetes, and supporting the SecureDrop open source project and other technical initiatives by FPF. More:

freedom.press/jobs/senior-devo

NEWS: The "FreedomBox for Communities" e-book has been published to Wikibooks!

This e-book teaches readers how to build a community-wide implementation of #FreedomBox. It was written by the same people who installed FreedomBoxes in rural India.

Details: freedomboxfoundation.org/news/

After a long time of being involved with various communities & projects, we are very excited to announce the launch of Cloud68: your open source tech infrastructure service.
Our goal is to make it easier for individuals & SMEs to use services, to empower them have control over their data, instead of using services provided by tech giants only because that's a more comfortable choice.
Take a look and feedback is welcome 🤗 cloud68.co/

Introducing the Destination Linux Network!

A community hub and media network designed to bring passionate creators together with their communities to spread our love of open-source, technology, and Linux.

destinationlinux.network/

good post about how nerd communities' mass-adoption of the closed and proprietary Discord platform will inevitably lead to the long-term loss of (or loss of access to) mountains of special-interest group knowledge and community history

resetera.com/threads/the-popul

"TLDR; It is not a very future-proof way of knowledge-building & archiving at all."

see also:
toot.cafe/@nolan/1027481601876

Meet the community that makes LibreOffice! Here's the group photo from our ongoing conference in Almeria, Spain. Today we have more talks, events and meetups: conference.libreoffice.org/201

A coalition of attorneys general representing 50 US states and territories today announced a long-awaited joint probe into antitrust complaints against one of the biggest tech companies in the world, Google arstechnica.com/tech-policy/20

I just learned that all #Xiaomi #LineageOS builds are down due to a #DMCA Takedown. After #Gadgetbridge this is the second time I'm affected as a user. This is ridiculous github.com/github/dmca/blob/ma

Good to see more people creating Pixelfed accounts! Now we just need that great app to go along with it. Or maybe just an mobile API.

The Electronic Frontier Foundation calls Ring (Amazon's home security camera and surveillance company) "a perfect storm of privacy threats."

arstechnica.com/tech-policy/20

Yey, it's time! The amazing project of this week is @libreoffice, the open source office suite fighting for document freedom.
🆓 Office Suite
🌞 Fun Project
🤗 Fantastic People

Check now: libreoffice.org

Paying with your data for "free'' services is much more expensive that most people realize.

entrepreneur.com/article/31995

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