Simple poll to know what theme for an app you will use or want to use.

Boosts are welcome.

And here's a proxy to the EFF's Surveillance Self-Defense site

Some of the links don't quite work because they're hardcoded in the site but it's better than nothing 😉

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This is making me miss playing 😭

It's been at least a year since I've touched an organ

Humans are social beings, and free software encourages us to be such! Love freedom and free software.

I dunno, I feel like the LibremOne news is being overhyped.

Talk is a fork of Riot
Mail is a fork of K9
Social is a fork of Tusky
Tunnel is PIA white-labelled

I see nothing new or innovative here, what am I missing?

@purism @Purism While I'm all for decentralisation and moving away from malicious corporate entities, I don't really like how it's made to seem as if every service on is something made by Purism. The technical specifications do say what protocol is being used but not the underlying software and I think that's an underhanded way to go about it.

At least say LibremSocial is Mastodon, LibremTunnel is PIA, LibremMail is any old mail server with tight GPG integration & K-9 Mail from Android, and that LibremFiles and Contacts will, I assume, be Nextcloud.

I really don't like people that come along, take a good open source project, rebrand it, and pass it off as their own. Transparency is a good thing and I don't really see any on the front page of

If you were operating this as a non-profit, that would one thing. It's an entirely different matter to be making money from free software without giving credit where credit is due.

i realised i won't remember little #vim tricks if i don't write them down, so here it goes the first one:

q: how to swap 2 characters?
a: typing `xp` #vimtricks

Like yourself some Lutris? They just released 0.5.0 and it's already in #Solus stable repos! Check out the new fancy GTK+ UI they have!

So given the Matrix outage, I went and made an XMPP account.

People like to talk down flagship servers in the federated ecosystem, but honestly hunting down an xmpp server as a host with was a pretty needless exercise. I went with Are they any good? No idea!

It didn't help that out of the pro-XMPP posts boosted into my TL, not one of them recommended a particular instance to set up an account. Without recommendations, I default to wanting something authoritative.

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This is an instance of Mastodon hosted on, a librehosting provider. There isn't really a specific topic; just enjoy your time here and have fun! 😉