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RT @nicosemsrott
Nachdem das Parlament mir meinen Auftritt verboten hat, lügt es jetzt auch noch (siehe Ende des Artikels). Mir wurden keine Alternativen für einen Auftritt angeboten.


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Linus Torvalds: Git is a distributed version control system, which means even if you lose a remote, you still have your local copy, so your code is safe, unlike centralized VCSes.

Developer Community: wut?

Microsoft: Hmm. How about you use our Visual Studio Online and push it to GitHub, both hosted on our computers, so that you don't have a local copy?

Developer Community: Yaay! Such innovation! Very cloud! Much wow! 🎉

Trump: Thou shall not use US services.

Developers: Where's my code? 😭

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My current production software on Linux:

Photoshop → or GIMP
Illustrator → Inkscape or
MS Office → LibreOffice
Premiere → OpenShot
Audition → Audacity or Ardour
Acrobat → Master PDF Editor (not FOSS)
Lightroom → darktable
RDC → Remmina
InDesign → Scribus
Skype for Business → Sky
An actual phone - Zoiper

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RT @MartinSonneborn
Der Europäische Gerichtshof hat erklärt, dass meinem Sitznachbarn Carles Puigdemont und seinen beiden katalanischen Kollegen der Zugang zum Europaparlament zu Unrecht verwehrt wird. Eine Ohrfeige für Spanien & meinen alten Freund, Mussolini-Verehrer Antonio Tajani.

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Some practical tips on how to keep up appearances at work when you're suffering from a bout of serious #depression, written by a fellow survivor in answer to a request for advice from another survivor:

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The illogic of the "paradox of tolerance" argument is mindblowing. If we are not prepared to tolerate the intolerant, then we are fundamentally incapable of defending a tolerant society against the onslaught of the intolerant, because we *are* the intolerant, we are the people a tolerant society needs defending against. Classic example, it is on the basis of the "paradox of tolerance" that so many atheists justify their islamophobia.

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Here is a bit from Abstruse Goose. This is how we sell #privacy for minor convinces or couple of bucks.

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#Janayugom, the South Indian daily newspaper, has migrated all its infrastructure to Free Software, using #Scribus for layout, @Kubuntu as the operating system, and KDE Plasma for the desktop.

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To those people who really believe Microsoft is (or even can be) a friend to Linux and Free and Open Source Software... I encourage you to watch this: There may be "open source" people who think they're making a difference to Microsoft in the US... but they're deluded. They're driving a wedge that's splitting FOSS communities (and that's by design).

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Könnte von kommen — ist aber keine gefühlte, sondern faktenbasierte Wahrheit:

So lässt sich CO2 wirksam einsparen. Annahme vs. Realität


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"Privacy isn't about hiding bad things, but about protecting what defines us as human beings, who we are. Our day-to-day behavior, our personality, our fears, our relationships, and our vulnerabilities."

-- The Tor Project

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> Accidentally delete VM image.
> Realize a VM is still using it.
> cat /proc/123/fd/12 >vm.img

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Erst Millionen Menschen in die #Armut schicken und dann den Anschein erwecken, nichts damit zu tun zu haben. Jede/r kann seine Position ändern, aber gerade als Verursacher wäre etwas Demut angebracht. Der @Der_Postillon macht den kritischen Job der Medien!

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Data isn't gold, it's uranium. Companies stockpile and refine it because of the great power it creates. But the industry is largely unregulated and creates hazardous by-products. When it spills it's almost impossible to clean up and when it explodes it leaves a wasteland behind.

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