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I have now moved PijamaClock and other personal projects here: git.esperanzaproxima.net/Pijam currently redirects to gitlab, but will self-host if ever needed. As a bonus I've commited a change that now lets you configure any variables via PijamaClock.conf Have a look and let me know what you think!

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It kind of bothers me when people say there are no new regular users coming to Linux. In a country such as Colombia, where most people run "non-licensed" Windows copies and lose data and money every day, it's getting easier to convert people to Linux. And I don't mean techies; I mean normals: small businesses, freelancers and even entire families. I love Linux podcasts, but they so often forget there are people outside the US and Europe. Is anybody else in this instance from LATAM?

my first impression for the beta are very good! will play around with it some more but I may install this as default on the sharef family machine even before it officially releases. 10/10 will install again!

Repeat with me: "Thou shalt only buy games with Linux support" But, but, but, can't we make an exception this once? Pleeeease, Pretty please with sugar on top? gog.com/promo/20180619_launch_

After nearly a week of changing over from Plasma to XFCE on my work desktop, I am quite happy with it: all the features I needed for my ideal work desktop are there, and it feels *a lot* snappier on my - by today's standards - low resource machine. I even find using Dolphine as my main filemanager works great and have found no integration issues with XFCE yet. #10/10WillInstallAgain

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Way I currently see it, the Github exodus is far more than another anti-MS knee jerk movement.

Still parsing the past week, but I think it is more a collective signal that the open source community/movement cannot be 'acquired', 'merged' , 'influenced', 'strategised' by billion dollar megacorps.

If nothing else, moving repo provider is a good exercise to test portability and project infrastructure.

(Not to say FLOSS / Corporate world can't have a good relationship 🙂 )

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I can hear it now. In 6 years, people are gonna tell me Microsoft is a kind and benevolent company because look at how when they bought Github, Gitlab also benefited from all the fallout.

Just like, ya know, Bill Gates is a pioneer of Home Computing because he got a computer in every home by way of a monopoly, and Steve Jobs is a visionary because he imposed his proprietary rigidity on generations til people bought into it.

I have now moved PijamaClock and other personal projects here: git.esperanzaproxima.net/Pijam currently redirects to gitlab, but will self-host if ever needed. As a bonus I've commited a change that now lets you configure any variables via PijamaClock.conf Have a look and let me know what you think!

I have now started relearning how to program a 30+ yearold 8bit computer to revive an old programming project I did some 20-odd years ago, all using readily available FOSS software. You know, your average free weekend for folks on I guess...

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Check out latest episode of @DestinationLinux where we chat with Chris Lamb of the Debian Project

youtu.be/wXgbJ4C6jfQ

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I'm doing the "let's see what all this XFCE fuss is about" thing it seems. Just blame @DestinationLinux and @BigDaddyLinux if I don't get my work done today...

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${CURRENT_YEAR} is the year of the Linux desktop

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RT @lizthegrey@birdsite.link
My fellow engineers: grow a goddamn ethical backbone. "This is inevitable because someone else will do it" doesn't mean that *you* have to personally contribute to it, and if all of us decline, then it won't happen and isn't inevitable. twitter.com/Matt_Cagle/status/

twitter.com/lizthegrey/status/

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@gsteenss RSS is still my favorite way of subscribing to blogs and webcomics

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@gsteenss That said, I speak with my wallet nowadays, I rarely buy anything that will not work on Linux anymore, be it games (via wine if necessary), hardware, or other software. I especially don't buy DRM'd software anymore.

sooo, what does think of the lastest ubuntu podcast & the fact 'nobody is making applications' Did I hear that right?

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Morning, beautiful people. I'm glad you exist and we're all here together.