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25 years and my life is still
Trying to get up that great big hill of hope
For a destination


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Signal, dangers of centralisation 

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#TIL about Scribe, a free code front end that does on articles what does on YT videos and Nitter on Titter posts:

#Scribe #Medium

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@brennen Email.

Everybody loves to hate on email and tries to replace it with something else. But long after those "something elses" are gone, #email will still be here.

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If WhatsApp infrastructure were owned by users, not Facebook, then #FacebookDown could only affect one household at a time. Communicating with family and work is too important to be the job of one company. Decentralize now! #EmailFTW

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The talk โ€œDiving deep into Briar - a closer look at its internalsโ€ is now online.

"After shortly introducing Briar and talking about the features it offers, I showed how Briar works on the lower levels and how it makes use of the Bramble Protocols."
It's available on #peertube and youtube.

more here:

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Mobilizon is a free open source Fediverse events platform, a privacy-friendly alternative to Facebook Events. You can follow their official account at:

โžก๏ธ @mobilizon

Its official websites are at:


You can follow Mobilizon accounts from Mastodon etc. because it uses the same ActivityPub federation standard as the rest of the Fediverse.

#Mobilizon #Fediverse #ActivityPub #Activism #SelfHosting #FOSS #Libre #FreeSoftware #OpenSource #Events

Let's see if I can get this Debian 10 server to 365 days of uptime without rebooting!

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Woo hoo! Now I can create & edit Sketchapp files on Linux!

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If you use #GMail, #Google keeps records of everything you buy, even if you delete the email receipt, and even if you didn't buy the product from them. Here's metadata from my takeout showing price, delivery address, description, vendor, etc. #privacy

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2515. Vaccine Research 

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Familiar with :apple_inc: Swift, UIKit, and know your way around XCode? Want to help advance the state of #XMPP on #iOS? :xmpp: ๐Ÿ“ฑ We're looking for developers to help bring our iOS app over the finish line! ๐Ÿ

This will be a paid short-term project producing FLOSS. DM or email if you're interested.

Not an iOS dev? That's okay, boosts appreciated too! ๐Ÿ™‚

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Libre Software Phone (The Article)


:verified: This is the long article based upon this Mastodon post above. More links, shops, and information included.

โค๏ธ Thank you very much for everyone who participated in this amazing chance!

๐Ÿ“ฉ Sharing is good.

:gnu: :linux: ๐Ÿ“ฑ :purism: :pine64: :ubuntu: :kde: :gnome: :postmarketos: :android: :matrix: :xmpp:

#FreeSoftware #Phone #Librem5 #PinePhone #UbuntuTouch #eOS #LineageOS #PlasmaMobile #PostmarketOS

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#FollowFriday / #FF recap of this week's recommended follows:

๐ŸŒŸ @cryptomator - FOSS app, adds e2e encrypted folder to NextCloud, DropBox, Google Drive etc

๐ŸŒŸ @iode - Sell de-googlised Android smartphones

๐ŸŒŸ @godotengine - Free open 3D/2D game engine for developers

๐ŸŒŸ @timkrief - Unofficial videos about Godot and game development

๐ŸŒŸ @art - Video blog about FOSS, Linux, PCs etc.

๐ŸŒŸ @alsgeeklab - Videos about the history of PCs

๐ŸŒŸ @kiwix - Free open app for using and distributing websites offline

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Cryptomator is a free open app that lets you add an end-to-end encrypted folder to your existing cloud service. You can follow at:

โžก๏ธ @cryptomator

Cryptomator works with popular cloud services such as @nextcloud, DropBox, Google Drive, One Drive, iCloud etc.

The app is for Linux, Mac, Windows, Android and iPhone/iPad from

#Cryptomator #Privacy #Apps #FOSS #FLOSS #Libre #FreeSoftware #OpenSource #Activism #Linux #Mac #Windows #Android #iPhone #Encryption #Crypto

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Finally! #AndroidAppRain at @fdroidorg again, with 74 updates and 10 new apps, e.g.

* strongSwan VPN Client
* LibreTranslator (based on LibreTranslate)
* KOReader (eBook reader, new flavor)
* Fluffyboard (Whiteboard)
* Cool Reader (eBook reader) is back (as a new flavor)!
* CDLC Player (player for guitar tabs)

Meanwhile in my repo:

* Findroid (Jellyfin client)
* Memorito (GTD task lists)
* Passman (Nextcloud passwords)
* VpnHood

Enjoy your #fdroid #Android #apps :awesome:

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