A dream of mine is a #GNU #Linux distro based on #Debian but distributed with #OSTree, with #KDE #Plasma and #LatteDock by default and a solid but simple tiling script for #Kwin, applications installed by unprivileged users as #Flatpak, #Kirigami convergent apps as system apps including a browser with #Firefox's #Gecko as engine, #Android apps support with #Anbox as #Discover backend to centralize the management of the apps, Windows apps provided by Flatpak repos like #Winepak that ships #Wine

If you want to know what's happening right now in Italy, look no further than this interview to Thomas Fazi: "The Italian crisis is devastating – the EU has been vicious"

spiked-online.com/2019/02/15/t

Finally migrated my business #email from #GSuite to #FastMail! I actually like FastMail much better than GMail. It's simple, more powerful, and more intuitive. Sure it's closed source but they are building a new Open Standard for email clients called #JMAP and it's awesome! The one thing that pisses me off about #Google is they limit their best features to their apps. JMAP has to potential to bring new features to all mail clients. Can't wait to see where this goes! #DeleteGoogle

Twitter deleted thousands of Venezuelan accounts because they were "engaging in a state-backed influence campaign". Just one more reason why we cant trust big tech companies.

telesurenglish.net/news/Twitte

Android / RF noise tip: if you want to measure how bad your USB power transformer is, you can use the Tuner application from @fdroidorg ! f-droid.org/en/packages/org.bi

Of course, if you actually want to tune your instrument, you should first unplug your phone from its power plug, otherwise you'll be stuck at 50 Hz :D

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World: Google, you are so smart, impartial, and benevolent, please write all our protocols and standards.

Google: Oh yeah, btw, we don’t think you should be able to protect yourself from being tracked on our browser.

Google to break uBlock Origin on Chromium.

bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/i

#SurveillanceCapitalism #Google

#Newpipe 0.14.2 can't play YouTube videos anymore. Downgrading to 0.14.1 seems to work for the moment. (Need to uninstall the latest version first.)

The problem is fixed upstream in version 0.15 which will be on fdroid in 1-2 days.

This person found a mysterious Raspberry Pi plugged into a switch in the company's network closet :eyes_squint:

blog.haschek.at/2018/the-curio

Need to share with someone why HTTPS is important? Here's a fun, animated video on surfing securely with HTTPS Everywhere, in German with English subtitles youtube.com/watch?v=tW1-CmggG9

This is a public service announcement: by saying "IT is crap because users still buy it" you are effectively blaming the victim.

There is a huge information and resources asymmetry between large companies creating software and hardware, and regular person who just wants their Internet-connected device to, you know, not do harm. Companies effectively made a business model out of that asymmetry.

We need education and regulation to make IT not crap.

If the public share link url with random characters isn't your thing, install the share renamer app and sent pretty, understandable share names! Just keep in mind that human readable share names can be predicted so protect them with a password.
apps.nextcloud.com/apps/sharer

2018 was a great year for Purism! 2019 is going to be a great year for those who oppose SurveillanceCapitalism - check out our blog post on what we've been up to for the past 3 months - puri.sm/posts/end-of-year-libr #OpposeSurveillanceCapitalism #DefendFreedom

At the end of last year I received my Librem 5 devkit from @Purism, this week I'll play with it and toot about it. For the moment, here are photos of the devkit and what it came with, sizes are in centimeters and impressise because of perspective.

#Librem5 #DevKit

The four eras of digital computing:

① Mainframe (centralised)

② Personal Computing (PC 1.0; decentralised)

③ Web/Cloud (Mainframe 2.0; centralised)

④ Peer Computing (PC 2.0; decentralised)

The PC 2.0 era is what some of us are working to usher in.

(From ar.al/2019/01/05/hypha-spike-d)

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