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I don't really understand why people (mainly on the internet) take issue with people "stealing" topics. You don't own the copyright on covering something owned by someone else. I understand taking someone's writings/script as your own but if you do your own research it's very much valuable as new eyes and/or ears engage with the topic, which can further the collective knowledge on it.

To this effect: please make fossmendations of your own! You have 100% full and irrevocable permission to do so.

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As an extension, all of my non-fossmendations-related posts are also public domain under the CC0.

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To whom it may concern:

Boosting any of my posts is always welcome, no matter what the post is about.

is a system file change tracker.

changetrack is a simple file change tracker intended to monitor important system files like configuration files. changetrack by default tracks when and the general change that happened to a file, but can also use a simple version control to revert the file when needed.

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apt πŸ“¦οΈ: changetrack

I made a little program called xoop that does this

is an advanced clipboard manager.

CopyQ is a system clipboard viewer/editor that supports full formatted clipboard contents. CopyQ can save clipboard content in a history and edit items in the history. CopyQ supports actions that can be activated once the clipboard is changed or when a specific pattern is in the clipboard. CopyQ features a command line interface as well.

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apt πŸ“¦οΈ: copyq

Next kernel update in will have ZRAM support enabled. So, if you install the zram-tools package on your , you will be able to test *IF* this improves performance or not. Take note that this is a RAM saving vs CPU consumption tradeoff and it is not clear if ZRAM benefits the pinephone. See

Pinetime-JF is now officially an open source project released under the GPLv3 license!

It is time to give this project a better name.
Let me introduce you to InfiniTime, an open source firmware for the @PINE64 #pinetime smartwatch!

is a filesystem junk cleaner.

rmlint is a simple tool that scans a directory or a set of files for duplicates, empty files/directories, orphaned files, and several other problematic things. After rmlint finishes scanning it creates a file and shell script which contains the to be removed files. Running the shell script deletes these files after confirmation.

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apt πŸ“¦οΈ: rmlint

is a small library.

tiny-regex-c is a library that provides simple regex matching using no memory allocation, returning the bounds of the first match rather than a new string. tiny-regex-c supports many common features like pattern compilation, character classes, and most of the POSIX extended syntax. tiny-regex-c is simple, fast, and portable enough to run on .

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is a Chinese video/audio downloader.

ykdl is a tool that downloads videos, livestreams, and audio from mainland Chinese websites. ykdl has support for a large amount of websites, including , , , , , and many more. ykdl is frequently updated to support changes in sites and can be extended to new websites quite easily.

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is a based world .

Fractal Worldmap Generator generates random planets by bisecting and raising sections of a sphere. The generator supports having a percentage of water and ice on the world, as well as a customizable level of detail. The generator supports CGI operation and multiple projections.

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Tails 4.9 is out:

It fixes the problems in the Welcome Screen introduced in 4.8 and adds newer firmware for Wi-Fi interfaces and graphics cards.

Me and @stasp have recently been working on an #accessible #distribution of #Manjaro, inspired by, and a continuation of, the old #SonarGNULinux project. It's still very early days, especially since we're still trying to figure out an #installer, but it's now part of the Blind Computing project, and you can find it at

#accessibility #a11y #orca

is a data explorer for the .

JSONUI is a terminal program that displays JSON data as an explorable structured tree. JSONUI displays the contents of whichever element is selected in a pane in JSON format, with the path to the element displayed at the bottom of the screen for quick access. JSONUI supports Vi and arrow controls as well as collapsing nodes in the JSON tree.

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SecureDrop 1.5.0 has been released. This release includes a kernel update, deprecation warnings for v2 onion services, improved error-handling in the API, and a number of community contributions:

is a based system.

CellWriter is an input method where the user draws characters into boxes which are interpreted as text. CellWriter learns the user's handwriting as they write, becoming more accurate over time. Once some text is written it can be sent to the currently open program as if the keyboard typed it. CellWriter also provides an on screen keyboard.

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apt πŸ“¦οΈ: cellwriter

Hey guys I finally created a PeerTube channel. You can subscribe and watch my videos from there.

I am also on LBRY but I need 100 subscribers to be able to sync with my youtube channel. I have 67 at the moment. I'd really appreciate if you guys helped me reach 100.
You can also watch any video you find interesting.

Thank you for all the support!!!

I just can't get over how great StreetComplete is. It looks fantastic, is incredibly easy to use, and actually makes it fun to contribute data about the Real World for the benefit of everyone.

If you run Android, be sure to give it a try: #OpenStreetMap #StreetComplete

is a very simple .

sxml is a lightweight and fast XML parser written in inspired by . sxml, like jsmn, doesn't interpret values but rather determines the type and boundary of elements. sxml's very simple nature allows for it to be used in low memory, low CPU environments, or where fast performance is required without using special techniques.

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runs a command as a random user.

raru is a sudo like program that creates a randomized user and runs a command under the user. Programs that are run under raru behave exactly as if they were run under a real user, and can't view protected files if they lack permissions. raru includes xraru, which performs the same function but also creates a local VNC session to the program.

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