Reads hackers new -> two of the latest most voted
Exposing The Wayland Lie
Wayland misconceptions debunked
How Postgres ended up using fsync incorrectly for 20 years:
My opninion on masto forks? Show more
Don't fork Mastodon. Fork Pleroma or something else. I see that Pleroma's development doesn't happen exactly as I would like to see (CoC and mod tools) but IMO from a technical standpoint Pleroma is much better and leaner software which needs some development tools and is frontend-agnostic (hence the name).
I've never hosted either and this is just a app developer perspective.
itch.io needs more love from gamers. Including, it pains me to say, the linux gaming community.
itch.io does everything linux gamers want. A quality open source client, treats devs and players with respect and generally acts as a moral company should. Still it gets ignored.
Also, this thread shows they have the right business attitude. No need to go all out with "we're gonna compete with Steam and be a big boy killer". That way makes failure inevitable
Curated Discover, define categories based on specific hashtags and rules. Shipping soon! #pixelfed
Lots of thanks to everyone for suggestions for the Adobe CC alternatives list.
Here it is, let me know if there's anything you want added/corrected:
(Natron looks good too but it seems to be no longer maintained, and its official website's certificate has expired.)
Working on a section for switching.social about free open alternatives to Adobe's Creative Cloud.
Any suggestions to add to this list?
After Effects -> @Blender
Audition -> Audacity
Illustrator -> @krita
Photoshop -> @GIMP
Premiere -> ?
...good free open NLE video editors to replace Premiere would be especially welcome.
#Article13 has lurched back into life due to a last minute Franco-German deal:
Any profit-making site over 3 years old will have to install YouTube-style automatic copyright filters on all uploads.
In practice, they would have to outsource it to Google etc. Big tech would choose what we see, even on tiny indie sites.
Please tell your MEPs today, in your own words, that this is not acceptable. They vote on this next Monday:
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