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ArchiveTeam is preserving and archiving community captions on youtube, since they are going to be removed in 4 days - all help is needed!

In case anyone is reading this and can shed some light...

On husky it won't load statuses newer that the last hour...

Up web I can't go past 30 min old...

Tried rebooting the server still same.

All was fine till about an hour ago...
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People say free software community is divided into two. So, in which one do you belong?

a) I hate Mac, but I really really hate Windows.

b) I hate Windows, but I really really hate Mac

(Boost appreciated for better result)

> When someones personal site looks even better in Lynx

This is how I judge people

Does anyone know of any instances that are either in the #indonesian language, based in #indonesia or just more generally in SE Asia? I've decided that rather than starting a new language project I'll just try harder in one of my existing ones and would like to toot in it!

Let's just make sure no one accidentally mentions the name or address of our Uyghur colleagues!

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What's that rotting smell? It seems to be coming from that fetid, bloated mass? Oh, don't worry about THAT! That fetid mass makes it EASY for developers to ship an entire system to avoid dealing with their dependencies properly. A minor side effect is quickly and constantly worsening rot because no one updates them.

But it's FINE, let's install ZOOM now so you can enjoy a conference call with you, all of your colleagues, and the Chinese communist party spies!

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re: federation, request for assistance 

Just wanted to update everyone on the situation.

It's been over two months since my initial request for assistance or clarification to the contact address on the about page.

One month ago, I added as a CC, stating that the complete lack of a response is unacceptable. You can see all the emails in the thread screenshotted above.

There has been no response from either or I am still blackholed at a user level on

This is different from being blocked, and the feature should not be misused as a block.

I have noticed recently that in addition to this, I am blocked by the admin of and This definitely occurred after the final email in the thread was sent, so unless I find any information suggesting otherwise, I am going to assume that the two events are directly related.


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looking for fun/useful services for a project of mine.
project: off-grid digital hangouts.
Just me (and possibly others) sitting at 1.5m distance, just chilling out and chatting about IT stuff (or other stuff w/e).

Already looking into getting an IRC server + ZNC setup (or maybe XMPP idk?), a little torrent-based filesharing server and a keyserver.

So i'm trying to enable the bbs/ssh function on my pleroma instance. It seems the server is running like i can ssh in and it asks for password but then disconnects...i obviously missed something but what??


Kinda fun how a stupid website that was made in early 2000, STILL manage to get hundreds of visitors each day just for lulz

Holy crap, google is apparently taking down all/most fediverse apps from google play on the grounds that that some servers in the fediverse engage in hate speech. At least three apps I know of anyway and I'd imagine the others will follow soon under the exact same reasoning.} Seems to be the case with Husky, Fedilab, and "subway" tooter.

this is a scary precedent if google play is going to ban any apps that can in any way be used to access content with hate speech. So what about a forum client, do they take that down just because there is a forum somewhere on the internet posting hate speech?

This is particularly worrisome because for most people Google Play is the only way they understand to install apps at all.

Picture attached of one of the notices received by fedilab.

@fedilab @tateisu #fediverse #mastoadmin #freespeech #censorship

Hey, that's my first tooot. Okay, urgh. Where is the Send-button?

@valere Looks like tons of pro-Maduro spam accounts coming from Venezuela's state-owned ISP (CANTV)

I'm blocking the following subnets assigned to CANTV (might be slightly broader than actual allocation):


After reading an article that detailed Amazon's gains in market dominance due to COVID-19, I am wondering if the FOSS community is capable of creating some sort of decentralized e-commerce network.

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