In January 2020 Microsoft will drop supporting Windows 7. This can be a chance to bring people to Linux!
I mean many people still use Windows 7 and did not upgrade and likely don't want to upgrade to Windows 8 or 10…
Due to the lack of a real cross-distro discussion platform I've written up some ideas here, now:
https://discussion.fedoraproject.org/t/campaign-to-get-windows-7-users-to-upgrade-to-linux/1015 #Linux #Windows7 #WindowsToLinux
👏 Stop 👏 using 👏 #Chrome 👏 already 👏
World: Google, you are so smart, impartial, and benevolent, please write all our protocols and standards.
Google: Oh yeah, btw, we don’t think you should be able to protect yourself from being tracked on our browser.
Google to break uBlock Origin on Chromium.
Important APT security update - please read the instructions to upgrade APT safely https://www.debian.org/security/2019/dsa-4371
#Luxembourg to become first country to make all public transport free
I like this a lot. I think #Belgium should strongly consider doing the same.
"The Universal Playlist Format (#UPF) is a data format for music [...]. It aims to be more flexible and complete than existing formats.
[...] the UPF contains multiple identifiers [...] the #MusicBrainz Track ID allows programs to always know, unambiguously and exactly, which song a particular file contains."
“I’m against surveillance capitalism but Google’s service is listed first on my app because it is so popular” is the “I’m against the tobacco industry but I offer anyone coming into my home a cigarette because smoking’s so popular” of tech.
If you offer people easy access to cigarettes without so much as a warning about the risks, you might want to reconsider whether you really are against Big Tobacco or whether you’re doing their bidding.
I've mentioned in this thread that the anti-EU propoganda has been on-going for 30+ years. Here is one of the most infamous headlines, from almost 29 years ago.
November 1st 1990
"Up Yours Delors"
"At midday tomorrow Sun readers are urged to tell the French fool where to stuff his ECU"
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