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How To Get Flatpak Apps To Use The Correct Gtk Theme
linuxuprising.com/2018/05/how-

Distributions should be doing this by default. As far as I know, Pop!_OS does (unless I somehow installed it myself and forgot but I don’t think so).

Killing What.cd was like burning the library of Alexendria of music. A disgrace

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Useful keyboard shortcuts for the web client that aren't documented in the panel yet, courtesy of @Gargron:

gb -> blocked accounts
gd -> direct messages
gf -> favourites,
gh -> home,
gl -> local timeline,
gn -> notifications,
gs -> getting started panel,
gt -> federated timeline
gm -> muted users,
gp -> pinned toots,
gu -> your profile

Zorin OS seems like an interesting distro for people who don't really care about PCs (most people). omgubuntu.co.uk/2018/08/zorin-

Too bad I didn't think of that before delivering 10 older PCs to Refugees Welcome today. They where going to be trashed, I installed Ubuntu on them and hopefully gave them a new life.

is supposed to be for human beings – for anyone, nerd and noob alike. It is based on Gnome, which has a lot of great extensions. Some, like Topicons Plus, Steal my focus (and No titlebar), feels even neccessary.

Yet, to install extensions in Ubuntu you first have to know about the website then you have to read some strange messages telling you to install a Firefox extension and then open Terminal to install a program.

This is ridiculous! Why isn't this installed by default?

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What does the fediverse think of Tab for a cause? tab.gladly.io/

Well, that's not entirly true. Ubuntu hasn't been installed on them yet. Maybe there's a way to make a USB with Ubuntu with all the changes I want already baked in? :)

I have ~10 Firefox add-ons to install on about ~10 machines. Is there a faster/simpler way to do this than to install each manually on all of them? New Ubuntu installs

I want to set up my first ever personal server, with some stuff like Nextcloud (or other data syncing?), WordPress, maybe a personal Mastodon and stuff like that. I have no idea what I'm doing. What should I read or otherwise check out? I was thinking about Freedombox, but this is on a normal PC, not a board.

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Good news: the processing of payments through Stripe is now live!

If you use Liberapay to receive donations and you haven't connected a Stripe account, you should do that: liberapay.com/about/me/payment (If Stripe doesn't support your country you'll have to wait a little longer for the PayPal integration, sorry.)

If you use Liberapay as a donor you can open liberapay.com/about/me/giving/ to see if you have donations awaiting payment. Or you can just wait, we'll notify you when a payment is needed.

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I welcome all new users and hope that you can find your way around and also tell your friends and keep the momentum going

Does anyone know if it's possible to add a comments section to a page created with Elementor (WordPress)?

This is awesome!

The Android release of Fortnite will not use the Google Play Store.

"One of the first reasons Sweeney mentions is that Epic believes "gamers will benefit from competition among software sources on Android.""

This shows why the openness of Android is important, even though Google is bad and it's often hard to know if iPhone or Android is the worst these days.

alternativeto.net/news/2018/8/

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Please consider writing your hashtags in upper camelcase so screen readers have a chance at figuring them out.

#whyistayonmastodon sounds like an giant undecipherable mess of sounds.

#WhyIStayOnMastodon reads out "Why I Stay On Mastodon" πŸ˜„

(Reason #44 I stay here: my previous requests like this have been generally well-received, proving that most people are awesome.)

My friend has spent years creating an amazing Harry Potter inspired board game. Now she wants to give it all away for free online! It just needs a website.

I so, so, so wish that someone would be willing to just take one of the million of templates out there and make something for her.

Now instead she spends hours and hours every day, and all her energy, and all she's been able to get so far is this.

How much does a decent exoskeleton cost these days? And are there any FLOSS ones?