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“When you hear, ‘oh, you can't make change happen because it's just you against the world.’ It's not, really, and if it's me against the world, I feel like I have the power.” – Michelle Macías, 2020.

I think I'm getting old. I'm slowly starting to appreciate more stability and reliability in programs over major UI changes every week. I prefer apps not to change visually for decades, but to work well and be efficient; than having pretty apps that consume tons of RAM and change their UI/UX frequently.

Firefox's Proton UI redesign is turning out too well, in my opinion.

Kdenlive, KDE's video editing software 🎥, gets a new AI automatic subtitling tool!

Kontact makes encrypting emails and protecting your privacy 🔏 even easier...

... and much, much more!

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Hello Fediverse, and and especially PeerTube's admins.

One year ago, I've found neo-nazi content on the instance I was using.
So I realized that right-wing groups have created PeerTube instances or are using unmoderated ones to spread their hate speech.

This content federates on other instances.

I list them here, making it easier to isolate them and their content to protect us.

The list :


You can help by reporting instances to this account.

You can follow this account to get update about this list (theses will be under a content warning).

If you are a #PeerTubeAdmin you can use @peertube auto mute plugin with this list.

You can find the documentation of the auto mute plugin here:

#FediBlock #FediAdmin #Peertube

I'm doing a ThinkPad T430S video, showing how to install osboot (see:

This video is going to be insane. T430S has a WSON8 in it, like the X200T. You desolder the WSON8 and solder a SOIC8 but... stay tuned for the video! (photo shows soic-8 installed)

And in case I want to refer to systems with a lot of GNU components, regardless of the kernel they run on, saying GNU* would not be a bad idea. :D

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If my project depends on both the Linux kernel and several GNU components, I will use the term GNU/Linux to refer to the platforms it supports. And if a certain distro is officially called GNU/Linux or I know it contains a lot of GNU software and also has philosophical ideals similar to those of the GNU project, I will give preference to GNU/Linux.

Otherwise, I will use *Linux to refer to Linux-based systems in general.

Isn't that fair enough?

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Besides, using the term "*Linux" is very similar to *BSD or *nix, so it's not very alien, I guess. From now on, I guess I'll be using it that term instead of saying just "Linux" when referring to Linux-based systems in general. :D

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Taking that into account, saying Debian GNU/Linux rather than Debian Linux would be correct, because that's the official name. Besides, Debian probably includes more GNU software than other *Linux distros, so using the term GNU/Linux is less inaccurate compared to other popular *Linux systems with less GNU components.

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If a program supports most of the popular Linux systems regardless of its non-kernel components, wouldn't calling it *Linux (notice the asterisk) make more sense?

That would make it more clear that it requires at least some user-land on top of the Linux kernel in order to run. Linux systems such as Debian GNU/Linux, Alpine Linux, etc… would be supported by the program.

On the other hand, if you're referring to a specific Linux system, I believe it is more accurate to use the official name of the distro rather than saying only "Linux". For example, Linux is not an operating system, but Ubuntu, Debian GNU/Linux, Manjaro and Alpine Linux are. If your project relies heavily on some specific distro, then you should use the name of the distro instead of "Linux".

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