...and the app is back: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=im.vector.app. Huge thanks to everyone for your patience and support on this, and apologies for the inconvenience. Thanks also to Google for being transparent and apologetic once we'd established contact. Now, back to preparing for @FOSDEM@twitter.com!
Google have suspended Element in the Play Store without notifying us; we're reaching out to find out what's going on. Apologies for the inconvenience; in the interim there's https://f-droid.org/en/packages/im.vector.app/ but it's a few versions behind. We'll post updates here.
"there is currently no plan for PWA support in Firefox." 😔
YouTube2PeerTube - a bot to automatically YouTube channels to #PeerTube channels.
Check it out. Many people are not yet ready to get rid of YT due to network effects, etc. But you want to be prepared to make the jump at any time, right. And you want to help @peertube grow to great heights, of course :)
This bot by @mister_monster helps you do so with ease.
I just added it to Awesome Humane Tech and #ActivityPub developer tools watchlist.
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Cover Your Tracks aims to make browser fingerprinting and tracking more understandable to the average user. Check it out today! https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2020/11/introducing-cover-your-tracks
"This is probably not the update you want." https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2021-48866282e5
Spreadsheets can now be exported as .ods, .csv, and .pdf in addition to .xlsx.*
*: depends on browser support but should work in common modern browsers.
Want to work remotely on open source software? Come help @torproject build anti-censorship tools! https://www.torproject.org/about/jobs/software-developer-anticensorship/
Did you know Nextcloud Talk can seamlessly connect to Slack, MS Teams, Matrix, IRC and a dozen other chat services on the web? Cross those barriers, BRIDGE!
http://Quicksy.im user count has grown by more than 30% over the last two weeks.
Many of our followers are FOSS people, but for those who are not, WhatsApp now insists you share data with Facebook or delete the app. I say delete the app AND Facebook. We use #Signal on the farm, private, secure, open source!