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UNIX: Do one thing and do it well
Also UNIX: Let's use a monolithic kernel

Chakemate Unix boosters. This shows the fallacy of "Unix phillosophy". What's the "one-thing" you are talking about?

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Generally I recommend this video[13 min] to new GNU/Linux users.

It's because GNU/Linux is not just about better quality, powerful softwares. There are certain civility one should learn when joining our community... And this video is the beginning.

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Fight Against

"Digital Restrictions Management is the practice of imposing technological restrictions that control what users can do with digital media. When a program is designed to prevent you from copying or sharing a song, reading an ebook on another device, or playing a single-player game without an Internet connection, you are being restricted by DRM. In other words, DRM creates a damaged good; it prevents you from doing what would be possible without it."

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Yes, The name matters. It will always remind us how and why everything started. Use the term GNU/Linux instead of "Linux" .

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How to destroy #freesw org

1. Offer a big bribe (like a salary)

2. Site well funded but loses credibility

3. Site loses following, becomes irrelevant

4. Bribe giver dumps site, offer no more money

5. Site dead, no money, no sponsors, FOSS activism scuttled

#osi #fsfe
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Looking for a good backpack for 15" inch laptop - what does fedi suggest?

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yeah linux is cool but does it have ransomware built in

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"Starting this Thanksgiving I am going to write a complete Unix-compatible software system called GNU (for Gnu's Not Unix), and give it away free to everyone who can use it." September 27, 1983 - Richard Stallman.

Happy birthday to GNU \o/

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The Free Software Movement is a social movement in which the idea is that computer users deserve the freedom to form a community. You should have the freedom to help yourself, and the freedom to help your neighbors.

The Free Software Foundation (FSF) is a non-profit organization founded by Richard Stallman (rms) in 1985 to support the Free Software Movement. rms had also launched the GNU operating system in 1983!

That was just a brief description. You will learn about free software next.

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Alright everyone! After a few days of toying around with , I've finally gotten the first iteration of my gopherhole online!

Note that it's very incomplete and empty, as I haven't decided how to go about uploading most of the content, but it's an OK start!

Here is the link:

And a shout-out/thanks to @mgrondin for providing the hosting on!

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Adding to what @detondev mentioned SSGs can be pretty nifty. I use Jekyll for my personal site, though from what I can tell Jekyll is considered kinda old in the pro web dev world.

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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!

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, a CLI and TUI tool for interacting with Mastodon instances from the command line, was packaged for
Fedorans in the fediverse please give karma to it :-)

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Google banned LBRY Android from the Playstore without warning and for contrived reasons.

This video details their exact communications, reasoning, and hypocrisy.

We believe we are being targeted due to big creators fleeing YouTube for LBRY.

Please share 🙏

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Another link for text-only Web browsing:

I especially like:

Reminds me of the early days, the late '80s, back when the insurance agency I worked for used dumb terminals connected to a 286 server running proprietary agency software in a version of Xenix. Whoo-WEEE! Those were exciting times! 🙄

I have made this website

This is the first time I have made a website. Started working on it yesterday, so it needs heavy amount work.

I must applogize for using github for this. But since it's just a website you'll not be forced to run proprietary code to view it.

Also I have managed to set up a feed (and this is what I'm proud and happy about the most).

So what so you think?

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I made a flow chart of which #Mastodon posts end up in which timelines!

So, you can see how each instance will have a different local timeline, and even a slightly different federated timeline - and you can see why the federated timeline moves so much faster than the local one, too.


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