Linux Mint is the reason millions of PC users have left Windows.

The people behind Linux Mint are doing a fantastic job with understanding, empathy & vision. This distro just works out-of-the-box for veterans seeking stability and beginners alike!

Linux Mint has changed peoples perception of Linux / Free Software.

A powerhouse figure Joe Collins from Linux scene has posted a spot on video.

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#LinuxMint #Mint #ezeelinux #LoveForLinuxMint #stopthehate #JoeCollins

Last known survivor of Sobibor death camp uprising dies aged 96

@nolan And yet, the significant portion of #fediverse still doesn't understand that outsourcing most of your technological freedom to #Apple is equally stupid.

This quote @uranther shared a while ago is still rattling around in my brain: ""Computing is about controlling complexity, and we have failed miserably."
- Edsger W. Dijkstra

While Wikipedia works to open up knowledge to everyone, commercial enterprise, The North Face, works to manipulate it against its policies, defacing the public site, in the name of... advertising? Bad corporate social responsibility.

Stop using Google Chrome.

Google Chrome is moving to remove autonomy from Web users. Excuse me while I purge it from my machines. Please remember - it’s a “open source” “project” (commerically provided product) whose goal is to not to “affect our [Google’s] ability to customize ads and/or could block ads online, which would harm our business” (from their SEC 10-K filing).

Google Chrome is not built for people; it’s built for Google, by Google. You are their bank.

Pleroma (and Mastodon) are platforms. as developers of fediverse platforms, it is our responsibility to use this position to safeguard the security of the overall ecosystem whenever possible. I encourage Mastodon to join us in blocking Tootdon, giving admins the ability to block specific applications, and default-blocking any other apps found to be playing fast and loose with data.

There's no such thing as a backdoor for the 'good guys' only:

We need strong encryption to secure the web! Protect your emails now:

The Android app #Fedilab allows multiple accounts on multiple Fediverse services (incl. Mastodon, Friendica, PeerTube, Pleroma and GNU Social).

It's now charging for its Google Play version while keeping the F-Droid version free of charge, to encourage people off Google Play.

The Play version has a new address:

The F-Droid version remains at its current address:

You can follow Fedilab at:


#Fediverse #Alternatives #Apps #Mastodon

Data protection is essential for a healthy internet.

The EU GDPR is an important step forward, but there’s a lot more to be done to protect individuals, starting with strong enforcement. #1yearGDPR tweeted by @mozilla

New Earth Day Poll: 86% of teachers think students should learn about climate change, but most do not talk about it in their own classrooms.

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I know that the Notre Dame is a very important landmark but the fact that billionaires have pledged over 600 million dollars in the first 24 hours to help fix it just really puts into perspective how easily rich people could help solve world issues if they cared

C'est pas brillant ! 🇫🇷


🔴 #RSFIndex ¦ RSF dévoile son Classement mondial de la #LibertéDeLaPresse 2019 :
1 : Norvège🇳🇴
2 : Finlande🇫🇮
3 : Suède🇸🇪
13 : Allemagne🇩🇪
32 : France🇫🇷
43 : Italie🇮🇹
48 : Etats-Unis🇺🇸
67 : Japon🇯🇵
105 : Brésil🇧🇷
179 : Corée du Nord🇰🇵
180 : Turkménistan🇹🇲


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