Look out! Look out! Catch my latest video on LBRY: https://open.lbry.com/@Sudo:8/Libreoffice-Makeover:6?r=C1tJ7yEQbBJvjb6FBFn6xsUXstBtQNDM.
Hip-hip-hooray! Come on, Linux fans! Ask your friends, your family and anyone else you know to join you on the 'Linux journey'. Let's help Tux go 'on a roll'!
I wish you all the best. 💪 🎉 👏
An Open Letter To Open-Source Devs & Software Companies
We are currently seeing interest in #linux and #foss rise both commercially and from a user's standpoint. However, this has resulted in some negative consequences where large corporations are attempting to control the infrastructure that holds FOSS projects together. (Eg: https://itsfoss.com/microsoft-npm-acquisition/ ) As a community that has strongly supported your work, we request that you consider the future of our community when making vital decisions.
@Tutanota @protonvpn @protonmail The Librem 5 is a new platform by @purism that aims to provide their users with a surveillance-free smartphone. While it still has a long way to go, many would agree that it has potential. As privacy and security oriented services, it would be invaluable for your users and the entire #privacy and #foss community if you officially supported it. We await your response. 😀
We all know that #FOSS is not always the prettiest solution to our daily needs. What if we could change that? What if we could motivate the developers to put more time and energy into building better, sleeker and more functional software that adheres to everything we love about FOSS? That is exactly what the Elementary OS team plan on doing. Support their cause and become a backer: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/appcenter-for-everyone#/. Please share this with others.
#Linux and #FOSS are truly amazing. It just goes to show the power of a dedicated and passionate community. However, everything has its issues and we tend to lose sight of that in our propaganda. This video highlights why it is necessary to provide a 'true and fair view' on Linux when encouraging newcomers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rb46F24HJM4.
The #blockchain is an impressive new technology that was created to support the functioning of cryptocurrencies. It is simply a large, public and distributed 'database' that uses cryptography. It is this feature of a blockchain that makes cryptocurrency 'secure by design'. Most of us in the #FOSS world are already taking steps to secure our digital life. Perhaps, we should take an effort to protect our financial activities as well and #cryptocurrency may be our shot at this.
'Big Tech' is ruling over our lives so, when an alternative to YouTube called 'LBRY' arrived, some of us hopped on the band wagon to see where it leads. It has been here for some time now and it still seems to be struggling to deliver the kind of content one would expect from YouTube, Vimeo and other proprietary services. The future of LBRY seems to be bleak. Will LBRY succeed? 🤔 #LBRY #FOSS
The poll has ended and the results are in. While Firefox was what everyone voted for, there is hardly enough votes (only 11 votes) to make viable conclusions. However, Firefox is a commendable privacy-friendly browser. It is #FOSS with open APIs, comes with 'Enhanced Tracking Protection' by default and is a generally fast browser. Just remember to follow this guide: https://blog.privacytools.io/firefox-privacy-an-introduction-to-safe/.
Dealing with the issues of everyday computing.