And so it appears that #FontAwesome v5 can't be distributed with #Debian anymore because they don't provide source files and build process since their latest update. Making it a potentially non-free package.
Because of that, some software are missing icons.
So Free Software developers, if you want to be included in Debian and use Font Awesome, you should probably switch to #ForkAwesome. ;)
Linux CoC stuff - posting for info, not debate
Torvalds wrote an email to BBC about the recent development.
GPLv2 is irrevocable. @pchestek wrote a new section for the copyleft.org guide to explain how. https://sfconservancy.org/news/2018/sep/26/GPLv2-irrevocability/
#Google pulls a #Canonical and offers us an opt-out in the next release of #GoogleChrome, (opt-in should be required under #GDPR), of signing us to #Chrome automatically. It doesn't change the default behaviour and most people won't notice the opt-out is there, which Google knows.
Don't forget, this small change was not made when they first received feedback that it's undesirable, in fact they were all over birdsite, trying to defend it.
Don't make the mistake of trusting them ever again.
Contacts removed from Google. That was much easier than the e-mail.
Still can't quite believe they tried to cover up Dragonfly.
@darius @puckipedia i don't think the reason people have problems with crossposters is because they think non-mastodon content is wrong. i think people have problems with crossposters because they're non-interactive—people turn them on and then go back to twitter.
they're not posts made by "real users", they're posts that have nothing to do with this network, reflections of people who half the time don't even know they're being cross-posted.
@brandon I added the RSS fees to your blog and I have to say *thank you* for putting the whole article in the feed lol. OMG! Ubuntu! is so annoying because it gives you a tiny summary and a link to the article on his website.
@coopernurse I'm using LineageOS with microG and I get my Google Play apps from Yalp. I've only had one app that won't open and that was Hangouts (what can I expect with microG though?). I highly recommend them all 🙂
What’s your favorite DOS game that’s obscure and doesn’t usually show up on best-of lists? Mine is Buzz Aldrin’s Race Into Space, a board game adaption. You manage the space program as either the Russians or the Americans and must land on the moon before the other guys do. #dos #retrocomputing #Retrogaming
If you have a #Mastercard and a #Google account then guess what? Google's invading your privacy...again. This time they're tracking what you buy OFFline, and sharing it with anyone using #Adwords. Thanks Google!
You can turn this off by switching off "Web & App Activity" at:
Really though, get the Hell off of Google and raise a stink about them doing this to millions of people without their consent!
@brandon in the early to mid 1980s probably, though the concept wasn't formally established yet. I was a fan of the type-in BASIC software in publications like COMPUTE! And Antic.
I was formally introduced to the concept in around 1994 when I was at the University of Alberta by Kees den Hartigh who kept the electrical engineering labs running. He was already a huge FOSS evangelist and v1.0 of the Linux kernel had just been released.
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