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I want to take a walk- but it looks like rain will hit any moment so I am not risking it.

πŸ“£ mastotool v0.2.2 - displays statistics about your Mastodon account and lets you search your toots!

Minor bugfixes:

- Automatically prefix 'https' if the protocol is missing from the URL
- Improve table rendering
- Show helper text for empty tables

I have now setup for testing the #debian package of #diaspora.

Basically, you can just `apt install diaspora` to setup a diaspora pod/instance.

If you'd like to try it yourself, instructions are at

We have fixed all the known issues so far, but more testing is always welcome. Just create an account and try to use all the features. Let me know if something is not working as expected. #FreeSoftware

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Anyway, given today's level of Cloud hype, I confidently expect the industry-wide best practice for enterprise computing platforms in 2025 to be 'back to a Raspberry Pi in a shoebox in a wiring closet'.

Trump Tests Positive For COVID-19

President Trump said on Twitter that he and First Lady Melania tested positive for COVID-19. Slashdot reader halbot42 shares a report from The New York Times, adding: "President Trump? Karma calling on line 1." President Trump said early Friday morning that he and the first lady have tested positive for the coronavirus, throwing the nation's leadership into uncertainty and escalating the crisis posed by a pandemic that has already killed more than 207,000 Americans and devastated the economy. "Tonight, @FLOTUS and I tested positive for COVID-19," Mr. Trump wrote on Twitter shortly before 1 a.m. "We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately. We will get through this TOGETHER!" The president's physician said Mr. Trump was "well" without saying whether he was experiencing symptoms and added that the president would stay isolated in the White House for now. "The president and first lady are both well at this time, and they plan to remain at home within the White House during their convalescence," the physician, Sean P. Conley, said in a statement without saying how long that would be. "Rest assured I expect the president to continue carrying out his duties without disruption while recovering, and I will keep you updated on any future developments." Earlier in the day, one of his closest advisers, Hope Hicks, became infected.

Read more of this story at Slashdot.

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Anyone interested to try this package on a server for some days and let people play with it?

Instructions are here,

A good way to contribute that does not require a lot of technical skills. Familiarity with command line and installing packages with apt is all you need.

I'm happy to help if you need support.

#diaspora #debian #FreeSoftware

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Since my Dvorak cover doesn't work on my home keyboard, I'm looking to buy a #dvorak #keyboard in #europe. Full size, with numpad. Any good shops?

"some people will abuse it, so no one can have it" is such a horrific yet common take nowadays

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

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

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!

basically advertising for MNT Reform 

oh wow we just made it past $300k! πŸ–€ (did you know you can still preorder MNT Reform, the open hardware laptop?)

#wordpress #security #2fa #totp #multisite #custom #login#page

Does somebody know a 2fa totp supporting plugin for Wordpress which works on multi site using custom login page?

Boost welcome.

We pay to Steam, Netflix, Amazon prime, Spotify. But not to Wikipedia,, Librivox, Project Gutenberg, for our favourite Linux distro.

The huge asymmetry between corporate and community has not emerged naturally. It is a product of our choices of not supporting community oriented projects.

The short conveniences vs the long-term good. We always chose the former.

In face of surveillance capitalism, we must and must change.

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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