@sunweaver unity8 was a so beautiful desktop environment and the possibility to make this available for all the debian-derivated distros is a great opportunity ! Today, ubuntu has given up unity as default so we couldn't miss the possibility to increase the access and the support of lomiri for ALL these distros ! But now for linux, not only ubuntu
About suru-icon-theme: the proposal is to replace #Ubuntu' s suru-icon-theme (shipped via Ubuntu Themes) with #UBports' suru-icon-theme. Feedback welcome!
I am unemployed. I don't believe I will be returning to academia.
If you or someone you know is looking for a high skilled, highly motivated Unix admin, technical writer, infosec consultant, or tech researcher, please get in touch. Willing to relocate anywhere (after the COVID-19 situation, of course) and work remotely in the interim.
(Please feel free to star and boost.)
What do you use for Remote Support on Linux? Is it 100% FLOSS or a compromise? Please share... https://sunweavers.net/blog/node/120
You know... I like GNOME 3, but I have the same feelings for it that I have for KDE Plasma. I like Plasma 5, but I still like KDE 3 (Trinity) more. Likewise, I like GNOME 2 (Mate) more than I like GNOME 3.
And honestly, if I *had* to pick a GTK3-based DE, it'd be XFCE, not stock GNOME. I just find it to work a bit better without the intense memory needs that GNOME has now.
Phoenix Project by Dataport - Open Source job offers für the public sector (website is in German only):
In case you are sitting at home and spend a lot of time calling other people like me: You might want to look into #jitsi meet. (https://meet.jit.si/) It is really simple to use and doesn't need accounts or desktop clients.
And in case the servers get overloaded in the next weeks, you can simply host it yourself. I wrote a quick guide that sums up how to get everything running:
Looks like the #Qt devs are using COVID-19 as an excuse to effectively make Qt proprietary software.
"last week, the company suddenly informed both the #KDE e.V. board and the KDE Free QT Foundation that the economic outlook caused by the Corona virus puts more pressure on them to increase short-term revenue. As a result, they are thinking about restricting ALL Qt releases to paid license holders for the first 12 months"
A year in the software world is eternity, may as well not release it.
Videokonferenz geplant? Bitte weder Skype noch Zoom nutzen! Beide US-Dienste haben bekanntermaßen gehörige Datenschutzmängel.
Stattdessen: Freie Software nutzen wie z.B. Jitsi! Auch viele Messenger haben eine Videoanruf-Funktion, darunter Jami oder Matrix-Clients wie Riot.
Aufgepasst: Wer Jitsi nutzt, muss dem Server-Betreiber vertrauen, weil es dort (noch) keine Ende-zu-Ende-Verschlüsselung gibt.
Solving Roaming User Profiles for GNU/Linux mobile devices. What's your best practice approach? Please share. Thanks!
Mailman3: Call for Translations: https://sunweavers.net/blog/node/115
Please help #FlattenTheCurve, German chancellors today's address to the public:
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