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"i use linux as my operating system," i state proudly to the unkempt, bearded man. he swivels around in his desk chair with a devilish gleam in his eyes, ready to mansplain with extreme precision.
"actually," he says with a grin, "linux is just the kernel. you use GNU+linux."
i don't miss a beat and reply with a smirk, "i use alpine, a distro that doesn't include the GNU coreutils, or any other GNU code. it's linux, but it's not GNU+linux."

the smile quickly drops from the man's face. his body begins convulsing and he foams at the mouth as he drop to the floor with a sickly thud. as he writhes around he screams "I-IT WAS COMPILED WITH GCC! THAT MEANS IT'S STILL GNU!"
coolly, i reply "if windows was compiled with gcc, would that make it GNU?" i interrupt his response with "and work is being made on the kernel to make it more compiler-agnostic. even if you were correct, you won't be for long."

with a sickly wheeze, the last of the man's life is ejected from his body. he lies on the floor, cold and limp. i've womansplained him to death.

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A great sounding call for contributions from the Engines of Difference workgroup. The deadline is in two days though!

"Otherwise Practices With/In Computing

In this call for contributions, we want to know the cusps, potentials, tunings, and boundary-making practices that critically push the extractive and the exclusionary, the connective and the networking, and the potential-inclined practices of computing."

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For everyone worried about #dmca issues with #github re #RIAA and talking about the need for further #decentralization of code forges, consider giving #forgefed by @fr33domlover your love and support.

There are various requests for feedback on #feneas forum

And open issues in #gitea and #gitlab to upvote, contribute and comment on. See this comment

Here's the forgefed code:

Boosts appreciated.

@aderieg @dulzet I would love that! Perhaps next spring? if we manage the transit to 2021 that is ;)

Reading about encrypted dns, and its protocol DoH (dns over https) makes me wanna configure my own dns on my debian. Anyone is using one? Or firefox's doh setting?
I found this howto

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Hello, I’m the reel2bits project main developper (a #FOSS self-hostable #soundcloud like with #ActivityPub federation).

It’s written in python/flask/vuejs and I need help because of health issues I’m unable to work a lot on it anymore, if you are interested to help me on some of the issues and more specially the ActivityPub part, you can contact me through:

the project matrix channel the issue tracker this account

boosts appreciated, thanks.

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more funny text conversions:
"What is peculiar about installing VPN on our home-based raspberry-pi is the love of a fixed IP. "

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GNU Jami, a video, voice and text communication software, released a new version with major improvements. Read more at:

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Bolivia, Fuck Imperialism & Elon Musk Show more

My handwritten notes converted to poetic musings with remarkable pad's auto-conversion feature.

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#Chile resiste
"9 meses con trauma ocular, 9 meses con mi herramienta de trabajo dañada, 9 meses en rehabilitación, 9 meses sin visión de mi ojo izquierdo, 9 meses de lucha por sanar. En Chile manifestarse cuesta un ojo de la cara. ¿Que tanto vimos para que nos dispararan a la cara? Justicia, reparación, verdad y NO REPETICIÓN"

La fotografa chilena Nicole Kramm, quien fue alcanzada por una bala de la policia en su ojo izquierdo el 31 de diciembre de 2019 mientras caminaba junto a sus colegas.

@praxeology noice, we are watching this one at home, also no talking (very important)

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Systerserver Town

Very very small instance for feminists. Right now this instance is only moderated by Gaba & Anne with anne-and-gaba-kind-of-rules and it is invite only. If you want an invite send a message to gaba at