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If you're attending #FOSSASIA Summit 2021 this year, then be sure to check out the #Hush lead developer Duke Leto's talk "Take Back Your Privacy With Hush" on 18 March, 2021 at 7PM SGT [7AM EDT]

#privacy #opensource #FOSS #FOSSASIA2021 #crypto #cryptocurrency

Every #opensource software project should have an updated "roadmap" page so that we have a clear view of the direction of the current development

I mean, I like surprises also, but this would be great I think

What about you?

We won't be hearing about any blue screen of death on #Mars since #NASA rover robot is powered by #Linux and #FPrime.

#software is #opensource! Check it out in the NASA repo.

Fยด: A Flight-Proven, Multi-Platform, Open-Source Flight Software Framework

Now that everybody is talking about flying helicopters with free, open source software in other planets. For a context: development activity of @NASA open source software in @github

What's being an OSI board member like? You can read our board agreement at

How do you run? Visit

Not an individual member, but you work with one of our affiliates? Consider asking that affiliate to nominate you!

#OpenSource #OpenSourceInitiative

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The "Good Boy Licence", another example of funny people making life difficult for everyone in , and .

So e.g. are excluded, or can they be good boys, too? (Among other difficulties pointed out in my review).

Keep all your passwords in one secure place, on your computer with Password Safe! It supports the Keepass v.4 file format and is fully integrated with GNOME.

"Call for contributions to build a pan-European open source software inventory to help identifying the most critical open source software and tools used by public organisations across Europe.

To ensure a comprehensive inventory, the project team invites representatives of public organisations to participate in the data collection exercise by sharing their data on the open source software used in their organisations."


VLC 4.0 is coming later this year with a new UI, focus on online video and security

"Work on version 4.0 is nearly complete, the stable release is expected in the coming months. The user interface will be redesigned from the ground up. A major feature will be the Moviepedia Project, an IMDb competitor with Wikipedia-style user contribution model."

Source: GSMArena

#vlc #videolan #opensource #news #vlc4 #plex

Starting a Friday by chatting with colleagues in Ethopia, Germany, and the UK is delightful. It may just be morning for me, but seeing people happy to be starting their weekend gives me just enough boost to make it through the day. ๐ŸŒ„ ๐ŸŒ ๐Ÿป

The so called "ethical software" movement is clearly against free software. Don't fall for that kind of crowd and their attitude:

#ethicalsoftware #FLOSS #FreeSoftware

Get an job! is hiring a senior software engineer for a flexible hours contract. Write code that helps lives around the planet.

:opensource: ๐Ÿ—ณ๏ธ ๐Ÿ—“๏ธ

Nominations for the Initiative's (OSI) 2021 board elections open February 9, 2021, and close Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021 (11:59 p.m. PDT).

The #FSFE is hiring a "Project Manager" with focus #communications and #sustainability. If you are interested, we are looking forward to your applications, else please forward to others who might be interested to work for #SoftwareFreedom (#FreeSoftware / #OpenSource). #hiring

If you weren't among the 33,600 people ๐Ÿ˜ฎ at online #FOSDEM this weekend, be advised: 100% #FOSS for online conferences is production ready *today*. Say NO to any Zoom (or other proprietary software) online events from now on. Demand software freedom!

Well, I didn't exactly enjoy the event running from midnight to 08:00, but that's the price I pay! It was still worth it. โ˜•

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