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A quick reintroduction to follow the celebrations today for the Fediverse.

I'm a Linux and FOSS enthusiast that's dabbled in writing, education and the open source community.

@lazylinux is my outlet for all my thoughts and experiences tied to the world of and , with some general thoughts thrown in for good measure.

Currently, running :archlinux: and :debian: with KDE Plasma and XFCE respectively.

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Pixelfed Live - simple live-streaming

✨ Easy to use
⚡ OBS supported
✨ Optional live chat
⚡ Fedi + mobile api support
✨ Advanced admin config (limit broadcasts to users w/ 500+ followers, disable replays, etc)
⚡ Simple setup that scales, from a mono deployment to dedicated streaming servers

Shipping soon! #pixelfed #pixelfedLive

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Sooooo #DuckDuckGo have dropped a pretty big bollock over there (context below). You were supposed to be the good guys, DDG!

There’s always @StartpageSearch, but are they any better? Plus, that purple colour 🤮

Brave is owned by an utter dickhead. Plus, cryptononsense…

What are we to do?

bleepingcomputer.com/news/secu

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I'd love to hear of other Fedi and OSS projects that I should check out, though, so please feel free to send any recommendations my way. I love trying out and experimenting with new software, etc.

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I've been fortunate enough that my install is about to hit its second anniversary. My days of distrohopping are long gone, thankfully 😅

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It's been a while since the last update. My sincerest apologies. A lot has happened in the world. for instance!

After watching Tech Tips raving about the laptop, I cannot wait for them to open orders for those outside the US and Canada 😁

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@opensuse Tumbleweed had two updates for the #linux #kernel this week and had an update for #python. There were many more updated packages in the five snapshots released this week. news.opensuse.org/2021/09/17/t

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Gnusocial update alert: work has started on a modern looking, consistent and accessible UI, with Non-JavaScript version as the primary focus. Read about the update to the eldest federated social media site here: u.fsf.org/3g1

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Do you have a non-technical iPhone user in your circle of family or friends? Do you wish that one day they will use #XMPP to communicate with you?

We're still looking for more non-technical people to participate in usability studies of Snikket to help us identify areas for improvement. It will be a short online session with a UX researcher, you just need a computer and browser. No experience of Snikket is required. Last available slots are **tomorrow**!

More info at: snikket.org/app/ios/

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Plasma 25th Anniversary Edition Beta is now out! Note that this release contains *unstable* software. Help KDE devs by downloading, testing and giving us feedback on the features listed in the announcement.

kde.org/announcements/plasma/5

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Given the state of GTK4, GNOME's intentions with regards to theming and it opening the door to fragmentation, proposed changes for GTK5, and lack of confidence that #GNOME is producing an equitable ecosystem for the Linux community, @Solus will be working to build an ecosystem with #EFL. #Budgie 11 will not use GTK. joshuastrobl.com/2021/09/14/bu

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⚠️ IMPORTANT: Users of Element Desktop/Web/Android, FluffyChat & Nheko should upgrade immediately to address a critical encryption vulnerability.

We are not aware of this being exploited in the wild yet, but as the bug is now disclosed please upgrade now. matrix.org/blog/2021/09/13/vul

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Why you do not use XMPP?

Please share your opinions.

#xmpp

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odysee.com now has ads.
Yet they still market themselves as "Youtube without ads". What is this?!

I understand that such a platform has to make money somehow - but false promises - come on.

@lbry

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A single Bitcoin transaction consumes more electricity than the average American household does in two months. digiconomist.net/bitcoin-energ

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Feedback request for BookWyrm users: how would you like the app to behave when you want to abandon a book you've started?

github.com/bookwyrm-social/boo

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