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If you haven't already done so, please send me a message.

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A few folks have asked how they can support the expenses of running the FLOSS.social instance. There are not a lot of expenses right now (€10/month) but if you're interested in chipping in, you can now become a FLOSS.social "Monthly Supporter"! Donations accepted via CommitChange, who run the free software Houdini Project to manage transactions. πŸ™‚

commitchange.com/nonprofits/50

Thanks!

We're happy to welcome two technical writers for this year's Google Season of Docs!
Pranali will be working on improving in-app help, and Wisdom will be writing a tutorial about GObjects, a core object of GNOME-friendly applications.
gnome.org/news/2020/08/season-

Congratulations to our Community Engagement Challenge Phase One winners! Thank you to everyone who participated and to our judges for accomplishing the very difficult task of choosing our winners. See the winning projects: gnome.org/challenge/phase-one-

The Community Engagement Challenge deadline is right around the corner. All proposals are officially due by 11:59 p.m. US/Eastern time on July 1 (4:00 UTC on July 2). Make sure to wrap up your applications and hit that submit button! gnome.org/challenge/

What Mastodon feature do you love the most?

Please share and .

Our extended UN open source family is growing. Looking for someone with an dev background but it's not a coding role.

If this looks interesting to anyone let me know and I can connect you to the right people. Or feel free to share with others.
jobs.unicef.org/cw/en-us/job/5

Join us in IRC #conservancy in two hours (2pm ET/6pm UT) for a discussion on, "How is racism a free software issue?" lead by Molly de Blanc. More on how to join us for this conversation here, sfconservancy.org/blog/2020/ma

"When we it’s not for a particular culture. We revolt simply because, for many reasons, we can no longer breathe."

- Frantz Fanon

"If you live in this system of white supremacy, you are either fighting the system or you are complicit. There is no neutrality to be had towards systems of injustice, it is not something you can just opt out of."

-- Ijeoma Oluo

"Great moments in human history usually drive an opposition that is exactly proportional to their greatness."

-- John Perry Barlow

Coding begins today for 2020 projects, including SDK tools in , work on & IGT GPU Tools, kernel driver debugging, enhancements in & even decoder improvements in for ! Good luck to all! openfir.st/gsoc20 πŸŽ‰

Joomla security breach exposes unencrypted personal data stored on S3 bucket

-Full name
-Business address
-Business email address
-Business phone number
-Company URL
-Nature of business
-Encrypted password (hashed)
-IP address
-Newsletter subscription preferences

#joomla #cms #opensource #software #foss #php #security

Well, unlike yesterday, I didn't wake up with a sore throat and cough from inhaling tear gas from our local police throughout the night while staying inside my apartment.

So maybe today will be a better day.

#FSFIndia on #AarogyaSetu app release as #FreeSoftware.

It is the first step towards achieving "transparency, privacy, and security" as mentioned by CEO of NITI Aayog, Amitabh Kant as the core values on which the application was designed. However, we stress that, this is only a first step and we hope that the government will follow up with some more actions that further strengthen the commitment made towards transparency, privacy and security.

fsf.org.in/news/arogya-sethu/

#privacy #OpenSource

Hi Fediverse πŸ‘‹

to break the quietness of this account, here's a quick news flash:

- We added a list with Zoom alternatives πŸ€™
swiso.org/replace/zoom/

- We replaced some entries on "Bubbling under" πŸ”§
swiso.org/list/bubbling-under/

- We added Cryptpad to the Doodle list as it has a poll feature πŸ—’οΈ
swiso.org/replace/doodle/

- Our DRM article has images now πŸ™ƒ
swiso.org/articles/digital-rig

- We have an Audible list in the pipeline 🎧
codeberg.org/swiso/website/pul

Thanks to @uniq for the nudge to write this! πŸ˜ŠπŸ‘

Please get your parents off FaceBook: markosaric.com/off-facebook/

(I usually aren't interested in discussing social media, but I like this article)

A periodic reminder that you should back up your own Masto account by downloading your archive

I'm not posting this for any particular reason other than that it's good to make backups and sometimes servers just go down

Are you interested in an entirely and laptop? How about if it's meant to be modified and upgraded?

In this episode of Libre Lounge, @emacsen sits down with Lukas Hartmann from @mntmn to talk about his history in Free Software, the MNT Reform project, and the future!

librelounge.org/episodes/39-mn

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