Hi Fediverse 👋
Please follow, dm and @ this account for everything related to the English version ... as @swisode wants to write German posts again 😁
It's been one week since the #shutdown. There hasn't been any news from the original author yet. So, I believe, it's on us to keep this project alive.
Please stay tuned as I'll ask for support here - after some more preparations. 💻
We're looking for audio-visual artists who want their stuff displayed online.
Anything from animation shorts to music videos as long as it's yours and/or CC.
The idea is to build up a sort of community 'TV' (stream), for fedi peeps to watch and have fun!
I'm going through a lot right now and I've been postponing this post with hope that things would settle positively, but I need to ask for financial help, here.
I don't have the spoons to explain the situation fully.
So... In short, for at least the next 3 months getting groceries and paying for meds and physio will be a struggle, as someone in the family is getting sacked while in debt.
It's fucked up and my anxiety levels are skyrocketing, which isn't good also because stress is one of my MS triggers.
If you can help in any way, our PayPal is: email@example.com
Boosts welcome & thank you!
Linux command line
By default your Bash shell is probably in emacs mode(a travesty).
To change to vi mode enter the following command
set -o vi
(add to your .bashrc for persistence).
Now any time you want to edit your current(or previous) commands no need for CTRL-B etc. Simply hit the Escape key and all your familiar vim commands are available. You can use the k key to scroll up through your history to previous commands.
Linux command line
Everyone knows you can repeat the last command by typing !! or using the Up Arrow but these two options(especially Up Arrow) are not comfortable for most typists.
The same effect can be achieved with
A handy alias is
This alias can then be extended by, for instance, typing
which will rerun your last command starting with ss; e.g. ssh...
fc is a shell builtin command.
find out more by typing
This rebuttal of all the points in Google's privacy gaslighting post yesterday is a really excellent read.
the second issue of the fediverse tribune is out now!!
In another poll, one of the most popular ever on mastodon, 75% of more than one thousand voters claimed Linux was their 'daily driver' to Windows' 15%:
Fun fedi fact:
Linux came out on top in a poll on witches.live with more than 200 votes for the fediverse's top 'religion'
narrowly beating 'gaytheist' :