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I literally spent hours writing the app description of Kiwix for FreedomBox.

Yes, I also went through the entire list of Kiwix content archives. 🙈

#Kiwix #FreedomBox

CC is working on the issue of overaggressive license enforcement as a business model--aka "copyright trolling"--and one part of this is setting principles for reasonable license enforcement.

Here's our blog post with links to a draft for public comment!

Took a little over 5 hours to build the LEGO Discovery Space Shuttle set plus Hubble Telescope, with help from family members. Largest set (by piece count) that we've ever done before, was a blast.

Timelapse was captured using gphoto2 and stitched with Kdenlive. Lighting is wack sorry, I probably shouldn't have left the camera on auto.

Almost a year ago, we created a list of applications that can be added to FreedomBox in the short-term.

Calibre-server and Zoph have already been added and will be included in the next stable release (Debian 11 Bullseye).

We're currently integrating an email server, WordPress and Kiwix. These apps will be released via the bullseye-backports channel, some time after Debian Bullseye is released on 14th August.

#Debian #FreedomBox #Calibre #Zoph #WordPress #Kiwix

Today I unconsciously typed "tmux" instead of "screen". Progress!

In case you didn't know: you can always get redirected to a working Sci-Hub URL with a tool for Wikidata called Hub (as long as the community keeps Wikidata current. Which they do):

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New blog post about last month's Datatcenter switchover:

"In June 2021, the Wikimedia Foundation’s Site Reliability Engineering team switched most user traffic from our primary datacenter in Virginia (“eqiad”) to our secondary one in Texas (“codfw”). This is an exercise we’ve done multiple times over the past 5 years, and this was the smoothest and fastest one yet."

Got some henna for my cousin's wedding, drawn by my sister. It's tradition to hide the initials of your SO in it, so she added a "W" (you can guess where the puzzle piece comes from) and a Debian swirl. :)

My achievement for the week was getting a single word right during the Scripps National Spelling Bee finals: regolith.

Visited probably the coldest place in the Bay Area today (~60F with a good breeze). The only better part was hanging out with wiki-friends!

Projects such as , , & gnulib are considering ending assignment to . We urge everyone to think carefully what this means for the future of , enforcement, and the software freedom of downstream users.

Hey everyone! Libera has been running a little more than a month now. With the dust settled, we've written another blogpost looking at not just the what but the how (and how many) of what we've been doing.

Ten years ago on this day, the late Internet pioneer Aaron Swartz made the first commit to SecureDrop, the open-source whistleblower submission system.

A few highlights from this time showing how Aaron’s project has evolved since then: 👇

Hello Fediverse!
Almost 9 years after our very first tweet announcing the creation of the project, we're now happy to publish our very first toot :blobcatheadphones:

We are an international team of contributors of code and otherwise. Together we work on the the most popular open source podcast app for Android. And we would love to get you on board 👉

What we like to do in our spare time? Listening to podcasts!

#introduction #podcast #OpenSource #FOSS #Android #Java

FreedomBox is a FOSS self-hosting Linux distro that makes it easier to create your own home server. You can follow them at:

➡️ @freedomboxfndn

Their website is at

You can install the software on your own hardware, such as PCs, Raspberry Pis, ARM etc.

Alternatively, you can buy a pre-installed FreedomBox home server kit from @olimex at

#FreedomBox #SelfHosting #FOSS #FLOSS #Libre #FreeSoftware #OpenSource #Privacy #Linux #Distros #Debian Sidestepping the PR Bottleneck: 4 Non-Dev Ways To Support Your Upstreams (the textual version of my June 7th talk at @UpstreamOSS). Video's up too:

I discuss how money, coaching, test infrastructure, & secondary mentorship can help

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