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Thanks, but no thanks, Microsoft. True support for GNU/Linux requires supporting users' freedom, not just allowing them to run your proprietary program.

UNITY is a compilation of 160 songs from 160 Greek artists. The compilation can be downloaded for 5€, or with a “pay what you want” option. The revenue will be used for the supply of basic goods to the refugees of Moria.

Now that is a thing, a touch friendly, foss, linux-on-mobile player, connecting the federation of the peertube servers with the mobile user, is looking for potential authors and maintainers.

#CoopCycle es una #federación de #cooperativas de entrega por #bicicleta. Gobernada democráticamente por las cooperativas, su fundamento es la #solidaridad entre ellas 🚴🏾‍♂️

Calindori 1.2 is out, the first stable release as a KDE application.

If you are running Linux on mobile you will probably find it useful. But you can also use it on desktop, since it is based on Kirigami, the KDE Framework for mobile and convergent desktop.

Coder's IDE KDevelop had a new release tonight during .

"This release brings half a year of work, focused mainly on stability, performance, and future maintainability"

Python 3.9. PHP 7.1's syntax. Improved CMake project support.
Grab the AppImage or distro package.

If you are interested in mobile-desktop convergence, then you may also be interested in the talk I will be giving in a few hours in . Join me at 16.30 UTC.

Thanks to the work of David Barchiesi, Kongress, the conference companion application, shows the schedule in your local time zone. No more UTC-to-local conversion :)

KDevelop from is highly underrated IMO, it's a cross-platform IDE for C, C++, Python, QML/JavaScript and PHP... and it's easy to hack on with kdesrc-build!

I am looking for a google forms alternative, e.g. limesurvey, nextcloud forms, offered as a service by a collective of volunteers. Any suggestions?

Going to Akademy 2020 with a companion (or an introduction to the Kongress conference companion application)

Volunteers' Time Venture Capitalist (VTVC)

VTVC is a free software user that suggests that free software volunteers invest their spare time in project Y instead of X, because X is a dead project.

Debconf20 has been added to Kongress, the KDE conference companion application. The schedule's ical file is a little bit frugal but the basic information has been provided.

The level of stockholm syndrome among techies is fascinating:

"Google charges a few dollars for every 1,000 times the map is accessed by users. On the afternoon of the first day after the web site went live, Wu received a bill for $2,000. The next day, the total jumped to $26,000."


"Google also helped out by waiving Maps charges in the interest of fighting Covid-19."

If only there was some other, free, map. If only...


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