A few folks have asked how they can support the expenses of running the FLOSS.social #Mastodon 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. 🙂
Does anyone have recommendations for #FLOSS video editing software?
I've looked at Kdenlive and briefly tried using Openshot, but got no other experience.
A new version of Geary, the #GTK e-mail app for Linux, is now available. More on what's new: https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2019/03/geary-3-32-released-with-new-app-icon-gnome-3-32-integration
#Patreon is putting up their prices, creators will get less of their fans' donations.
There's a free open source alternative, #LiberaPay, which is non-profit:
LiberaPay is itself funded by donations.
You can follow them on the Fediverse:
(alternative at request of reader @mjog 👍 )
"If Open Source Isn't Sustainable, Maybe Software Freedom Is?"
LWN reviews Bradley Kuhn's #SCaLE17x talk
We're doing an upcoming show discussing secondary package managers, software used outside your primary OS's main system to install software either system or user wide.
So far we have Snap, Guix, AppImage, Flatpak and Homebrew. Any other prominent ones missing?
We're not covering language specific managers such as CPAN or PyPy, nor as we covering full containerization or virtualization technology such as Docker, Rocket or Vagrant. Maybe we'll cover those in the future.
#FOSSASIA main booth has some geeky ways to hack your name tags. Don't miss it!
After 6 months of effort by our talented team of contributors, we are thrilled to announce the immediate release of GNOME 3.32, "Taipei". Please see our release announcement for the comprehensive list of changes.
As a woman, I don't need to be introduced first, I want to be treated as an equal. (Paraphrasing Hong Phuc). Yes! 💜💜
"#OpenSource Leadership Summit is an invitation-only event for member companies of The Linux Foundation and Linux Foundation Projects."
Echo chambers are how cultures get destroyed, folks.
This is a dangerous trend.
FLOSS.social admin. Director of Community, DIAL #OpenSource Center at United Nations Foundation. LibreHealth steering cmte, OSUOSL advisory brd, OSI adv circle.
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