FOSS is political, but also kinda weird.
Most political viewpoints have nay-sayers, but you don't get people who say 'code should be hidden'. Nobody loves Windows - they put up with it. Nobody says it's great that all governments have their computers controlled by a single, foreign corporation.
It's 100% 'raising awareness' and 0% antagonism.
TIL 'duf' is a prettier alternative to the 'df' command #linux https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2022/06/duf-alternative-to-df-command
New blog post: Two Years of Life with PinePhone
It has a weird title and is too long, but I still hope you will enjoy reading it!
Newsboat RSS reader: fight the algorithm from the terminal!
An article on a Turkish municipality migrating to Linux. It's nice to see a realistic article, mentioning the benefits, the theoretical sovereignty issues, and the practical problems with the lack of Active Directory and CAD.
Tip: If you want well-sourced, non-commercial info on plants and gardening/farming techniques, especially in the US, include the word "extension" in your search terms. That will prioritize results from the Cooperative Extension Service. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cooperative_State_Research,_Education,_and_Extension_Service
Anyone else get annoyed at how stupid URLs are?
The logical ordering is clearly:
but we get
... and then IT people get mad when old people get tricked by a phishing scam which came from gov.com.site.tk/directory/file.html
It's like posting to
New to tech and becoming more terrified each day.
Linux geeks doing what Linux geeks do...