Lots of good stuff in there: usability improvements, performance improvements, #POWER9 support, and more!
This week’s news about the Audacity project adding telemetry and the public outcry is a perfect test case to explore why free software means better privacy. I do just that in this post: https://puri.sm/posts/audacity-telemetry-and-why-free-software-means-better-privacy/
📢 A second Release Candidate (RC 2️⃣) for the upcoming GNU Guix 1.3.0 release is now available for testing.
Please report success, failure, and annoyances in this
You can also report any issues to https://issues.guix.gnu.org/ if you prefer.
#RouterFreedom in #Europe keeps us busy! The recent EU guidelines are differently interpreted in national states. #Greece is a positive example while #Germany effectively endangers the freedom users had since 2016. And in #Austria, the government has the historic chance to safeguard these essential user rights now!
👇 A thread with the most recent and important events 👇
Signal created targeted ads for Instagram that show the personal data that Facebook collects about you and sells access to.
They were blocked.
postmarketOS is finally coming to wearables
(cc: @bart @AsteroidOS)
Great to see Wikipedia, GitHub, Discord and so many others taking a stand and saying no to Google FLoC 🙌
The full list for now 👉 https://crawler.ninja/files/floc-opt-out-sites.txt
This morning I shared about a proprietary software transforming 2D pictures into 3D pixel art.
In the afternoon, @seachaint made a similar free software in python using a XSLX file (Libreoffice Calc and Gnumeric supports it) and OpenSCAD for rendering. It works very well!
I love the Open source community!
Test any website for third party cookies, ad-trackers, keyloggers and more https://themarkup.org/blacklight
GNU Linux-Libre 5.12 Kernel Released for Those Who Seek 100% Freedom for Their PCs
We've come a long, long way over the years... Check out the history of LibreOffice, OpenOffice(.org) and StarOffice on our timeline: https://www.libreoffice.org/about-us/libreoffice-timeline/ (Screenshot: Masterhit, CC-BY-SA, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Starwriter_compact_2.png)
Funkwhale is a federated free open Fediverse platform for music, podcasts and other audio. You can find out more at:
You can join an existing public instance, install your own on your own server, or create a managed hosting instance.
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