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Destination Linux | Episode 79: "Red Hat Ages Like A Fine WINE".
* The sheer scale of Ubuntu is mindblowing
* Kubuntu 18.04 users get Plasma 5.12.6
* Ubuntu minimal released
* ArcoLinux-D-B Gets 6.9 Kirk Release
* New Intel Spectre advisory
* Red Hat celebrates 25 year anniversary
* Another 25 year anniversary with Wine project.
The screenshot I shared last night is basically just a different UI, like TweetDeck. Pixelfed will not start tracking behaviour via analytics, I should have made that more clear.
Feral Interactive developed GameMode 1.2 is released for optimizing Linux gaming.
Adds options about the default and desired governors, supports soft real-time scheduling on kernels with SCHED_ISO support and will then use renice to boost games to a higher priority, the GameMode service is now D-Bus activated not needed explicitly enabled by systemd, and the GameMode libraries are now properly versioned.
#Google own duck.com and that's all kinds of fucked up. #duckduckgo
Is it possible to cross-post from Hubzilla to Mastodon? I'm searching for instructions, but haven't found any, yet.
"There’s an obvious connection between a decentralized internet, in which individuals create and oversee their own digital identities, and a functioning democracy, in which we make informed choices about who rules us and how we are ruled. Yet too few people make that link."
PeerTube, the “Decentralized YouTube”, succeeds in crowdfunding
(submitted by Roccan)
Problems we are having with #Signal:
* It is and will remain centralized (clear strategy of *not* federating servers)
* It requires strong identifiers/selectors (phone#) to use
* Author disallows distribution by anyone but Google, although free/libre
* It keeps pushing away verification of fingerprint in interface
* It relies on Google+Amazon infrastructure
* Its funding is shady (OTF = Radio Free Asia = USG)
= clearly unethical choices, unjustifiable by accessibility or technological reasons.
I think the difference now is the all-pervasiveness of the social media oligopoly (and increasing monopolization of ISP industry -- wait till Comcast decides to merge with Facebook) and capitalization of data that comes from it.