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@LibertyPaulM you can use the Cookie AutoDelete extension. It clears cookie on browser exit, except for whitelisted domains.

@kagoml yes. i also tried three different download servers. in the end i requested a refund and got it, so all is fine.

Just bought my first game on . So excited to be able to play it when the download finishes by the end of the week 😤

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Anyone here using ? I love the software, but I don't get why it won't show the duration for any of the tracks in my library. What am I missing?

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Accessibility isn't just for "disabled" people.

Accessibility benefits EVERYONE, from the people who are severely impacted to those who find the extra options convenient, and everyone in between.

THERE IS NO DOWNSIDE to making your stuff more accessible.

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Link: A whole album of music composed for an IBM PC speaker ca 1981 

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Sad: Ubuntu Software Center puts Hiri and Mailspring (both proprietary softwares) above free software email clients like Thunderbird and Claws Mail when searching "email"

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Wine 4.0 released!

This release represents a year of development effort and over 6,000 individual changes. It contains a large number of improvements that are listed in the release notes below. The main highlights are:

* Vulkan support.
* Direct3D 12 support.
* Game controllers support.
* High-DPI support on Android.

The source is available now. Binaries are being built, and will appear soon at their download locations.

==> winehq.org/news/2019012201
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#Wine #Linux #gaming #Vulkan

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@linux

I run windows programs under wine that you can't run under windows anymore.

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I was going to announce it a bit later and more properly, but Mastodon received a $70k grant from Samsung NEXT through OpenCollective. I intend to make it available to those who contribute to the project, and have already notified some of the most regular contributors. The way OpenCollective works is that anyone can submit an expense and all transactions are listed transparently. It also holds the money.

As for myself, I intend to continue using Patreon for my own wage/costs.

I just realized the other day that Chrome has removed the “Bookmark this URL” from the link context menus. Also you can’t drag links/bookmarklets into the bookmark toolbar anymore? Are they on a quest to kill the bookmark? When did that happen? Remarkable that users are still willing to use this browser..

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Q. What should I use to protect myself from surveillance on a Chromebook?

A. A hammer.

#Privacy #SurveillanceCapitalism

@BabyWOGUE yeah, why would you want dozens of developers maintaining a single application (say, VLC) when you can have one developer maintaining a dozen apps.

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"i use linux as my operating system," i state proudly to the unkempt, bearded man. he swivels around in his desk chair with a devilish gleam in his eyes, ready to mansplain with extreme precision.
"actually," he says with a grin, "linux is just the kernel. you use GNU+linux."
i don't miss a beat and reply with a smirk, "i use alpine, a distro that doesn't include the GNU coreutils, or any other GNU code. it's linux, but it's not GNU+linux."

the smile quickly drops from the man's face. his body begins convulsing and he foams at the mouth as he drop to the floor with a sickly thud. as he writhes around he screams "I-IT WAS COMPILED WITH GCC! THAT MEANS IT'S STILL GNU!"
coolly, i reply "if windows was compiled with gcc, would that make it GNU?" i interrupt his response with "and work is being made on the kernel to make it more compiler-agnostic. even if you were correct, you won't be for long."

with a sickly wheeze, the last of the man's life is ejected from his body. he lies on the floor, cold and limp. i've womansplained him to death.

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