#Xfce 4.16 RC2 was released yesterday and the last component for it has just landed in our xfce:next repo, which means as soon as everything finishes building you can comfortably give the next version of Xfce a try on #openSUSE #Tumbleweed and #Leap
Introduction, sort of long
The name stuck and nowdays I spend my free time maintaining a hand full of packages on the Open Build Service and working in tech support for my dayjob.
Aside from that I like to dabble in #photography although I recently rarely got around to the editing part which has lead to quite a backlog...
Confirmed: the FSF's sole purpose is to serve as RMS's amplifier.
Taken as is, this is a complete slap to anyone who directed the FSF in RMS's absence. If the organization is so rudderless as to be cast adrift without one man then the bus-factor of that organization is too great for long-term survival.
The FSF needs to consider what their mission is, because right now their mission is in jeopardy and the folks willing to carry water for the FSF are vanishing.
stallman, a good video link about women in computing, long
RMS defenders being big mad
LMAO someone is scraping the mail addresses of people who signed the open letter and sending hate mail
FSFE: "Statement on Richard Stallman rejoining the FSF board"
rms, csa, epstein
Stallman is back on the board of the Free Software Foundation. A man who created a toxic environment for women at MIT for decades, whose bad take on Marvin Minsky's connection to Jeffrey Epstein was tantamount to rape-apologetics, is being allowed to return to the board, which just goes to show how toxic the FSF is.
They blamed it on a politically-motivated campaign of lies and misinformation. Without explaining or responding to how direct quotes from RMS are lies, and testimony from numerous women coming forward, they didn't address the "lies." Because they aren't lies. Stallman is the worst kind of academic leftist and I hope the FSF collapses under his leadership.
Linux / systemd
Is it just me or does the bitchfest surrounding systemd just seem to be mostly bullshit. Yes, while there is some arguments regarding POSIX / SUS compatibility and the UNIX philosophy, why does that matter is the tools are better, easier to use, etc.
And there's no reason in the future things like binary logs and configs can't be converted into text again or an alternative driver created to do this.
It honestly seems like people are complaining about improving usability.
The eighth annual international Gender Census 2021 is now open until 10th March!
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.
Ei, neues Buch von lann hornscheidt über genderfreie Sprache! Guter Ansatz.
I don't want you to put "BLM" in your display name. I don't want you to put "Black Lives Matter ✊🏾" in your bio.
I want you to unfollow the friend who posts racist jokes.
I want you to confront your parents when they make racist comments.
I want you to stop ignoring the racist coworker b/c they're old.
I want you to donate your time/resources/expertise to local groups making a direct impact on their communities.
I want you actually SHOW black lives that they matter while they're alive.
Free and Open Source Machine Translation API, entirely self-hosted. Unlike other APIs, it doesn't rely on proprietary providers such as Google or Azure to perform translations.
Wrangling green Rhinos by day and green Chameleons and Mice by night
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