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Engage in random acts of kindness and altruism. This has been linked to mood boosting.

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The #Moria camp in #Greece is a stinking, bloody wound in our European sense of solidarity and unity. None of us can be proud of what we collectively do when we donโ€™t solve the unbelievable crisis happening on our ground. With our knowledge. Thereโ€™s no justification.

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Albert #Uderzo left us today... "Astรฉrix" was certainly the first comic I read and his generous curved drawing style had a big impact on my way to draw. Rest in peace.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert_U

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Uderzo is no more :( Thank you for the hours of fun. The love that was on every page. May you find peace.

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Prof Hugh Montgomery explains very clearly why we should all stay at home.

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With the changes in your behaviour caused by COVID-19, look to reducing your use of resources. You're making new habits; might as well take the opportunity to do something about climate change!

Option 2:
- Waste a ridiculous amount of money on something like amazon.de/GL-iNet-GL-E750-Open or amazon.de/Netgear-Nighthawk-10
- Connect a little switch like the one I have now.
If I'm honest this isn't a viable option as I'm still a student and definitely not willing to spend that much money.

Any suggestions or ideas? Bonuspoints if the whole thing can be made portable by hooking it up to a battery pack. Thanks in advance ๐Ÿ™

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@nitox I read a couple of your recent posts and it seems as if you're quite experienced when it comes to open-source networking...

Do you have any thoughts on this by any chance?

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In the future I would like to incorporate a tunnel and -hole so I thought about the following possibilities:

Option 1:
- Get a second-hand open-source ready router with OpenWRT like one of these: linksys.com/us/wireless-router
- Connect an USB LTE modem
I am a little concerned since most of the USB modems I found are proprietary Huawei sticks which I would like to avoid and I would like to be able to connect external TS9 antennas to.

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Some information on this model can be found here: 4gltemall.com/blog/huawei-b529

The limiting factors of this router are its one RJ45 port which can be either configured as a LAN or WAN port and that it is neither possible to set the DNS server address nor to set the router to bridge mode so that I could just use it as an LTE modem and connect it to a mightier router over which I have more control.

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Dear @fosstodon, I need your expertise in . I am currently using a Huawei B529s-23a as it is what my previous provider offered me and to my surprise it wasn't simlocked so I continued using it when I changed providers. The router's performance is decent and I managed to incorporate it into my if you can even call it so. It is connected to a tiny switch I have mounted on top which connects my SBCs, my NAS and an old laptop I use as a media server. Now come the questions...

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All (home-)work and no play?

GOG got you covered with a load of free games:

gog.com/partner/stay_at_home

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Those who think they have not time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness. ~ Edward Stanley

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Just tried out jitsi.org/ for a call - This is super easy and cool. Works out of the box in a Webbrowser (I had to use Chromium for Screen sharing), painless and just nice.
Try it out yourself: meet.jit.si/
No registration needed, it just runs

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We now have an easy way to flash new images to the eMMC on your ! Say hello to Jumpdrive!

forum.pine64.org/showthread.ph

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If you wonder what happens to centralized systems in a crisis, take a look at the current Microsoft Teams status. This is why I have always suggested decentralization for critical infrastructure. Choose #Matrix and create your own #Synapse instance. matrix.org

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The quick creation of so many #jitsi instances for #videoconferences for the #corona crisis shows why open source software is important for the survival of our civilization. With proprietary software, it would never be possible for people to help themselves this fast. With #freeSoftware we can all work together to make social isolation less hard for everyone.
#covid19

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@markosaric Great post. I would like to mention, the much overlooked, Movim as a easy to use collaboration tool for workgroups, schools etc. With chatrooms, communities and one-on-one video conferencing. It's FLOSS of course.

movim.eu/

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"Microsoft Teams goes down for two hours as Europe logs on to work remotely"

For those who have a say in tools they use and want an alternative, give about.riot.im/ a chance. Free, open-source, encrypted and supports chat, file sharing, video/voice calls...

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