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The eighth annual international Gender Census 2021 is now open until 10th March!

smartsurvey.co.uk/s/gendercens

It's for anyone whose genders (or lack thereof) aren't described by the M/F binary. It's short and easy, and the results are useful in academia, business and self-advocacy.

Been watching It's A Sin. It's good so far but really bleak

need to be more gay on the internet

Linux app development 

Any folks know how quick the GPS fix is (or specifically whether A-GPS works on the Librem)?

So far a big limitation in making a location based app on PinePhone is how painfully long GPS takes, although I've seen some workarounds that I need to try.

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We are absolutely thrilled to announce that @PINE64 is releasing a Mobian Community Edition of the #pinephone! This is a major milestone for our project, which started less than a year ago as a way to bring Debian to this
mobile device!
10$ of each device sold will be donated to @mobian. See more soon about this on our blog at
blog.mobian-project.org

Reached level 100 Ring Fitness today 😁

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Linux app development 

A bit more experimenting with the app (no, I'm not actually standing in a field)

Linux grumbling 

It's actually a long time since I had something break on a Linux desktop (unless I broke something by screwing around with it).

I don't mind too much having to fix things like that, it's just disappointing since it's way beyond anything an average user should be expected/able to deal with, esp. on a supposedly stable LTS release, without anything really custom about it.

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Linux grumbling 

Used an old kernel, re-ran apt updates, purged and reinstalled nvidia drivers, manually added the kernel module for the ethernet, and everything *seems* fine 🤷

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Linux grumbling 

Regardless of what caused it (Nvidia?), still having a Windows partition around is the only thing that allowed me to work this morning 😭

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Linux grumbling 

Booted my Ubuntu computer this morning, which I use for work, both the graphics driver and networking have stopped working. Not sure what would have caused it 😐

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uspol, actually decent news feed 

The PBS NewsHour live stream is pretty good, they have Yamiche Alcindor on right now speaking some good stuff

pscp.tv/w/1ypJdgMEwOrGW

Just a test app so far, but it's going to be an exercise tracker (like Strava or Runkeeper) if I can clean up the data from the PinePhone GPS enough!

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Shitty queerphobic "charity", the usual PSA around this time of year 

I'm probably preaching to the choir here, but since they're harassing people to donate again this year...

Do not, under ANY circumstances, donate to the Salvation Army.

There are billionfold better charities out there with the same goals that the SA claim to strive for, like Shelter.

Would love to try switching over to the PinePhone as my actual phone for a while. Unfortunately I think the only thing stopping me is WhatsApp, I don't see any feasible way to use it without a (Android) phone 😞

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