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This Week in Matrix is out now! Featuring huge Synapse perf work, lots of clients updates, and many very interesting projects, plus a Matrix Live full of exciting demos! #decentralisation #twim #matrix matrix.org/blog/2021/03/26/thi

Surveillance isn’t normal, and it isn’t okay. Students are right to feel concerned and to want to speak up about their privacy. ssd.eff.org/en/module/privacy-

It is possible to clone your hard drive as a backup before conducting something critical on your machine.

howtoforge.com/tutorial/linux-

````
dd if=/dev/... of=/dev/... bs=1m status=progress
gpart recover ...
gpart resize -i 1 ...
````

On UFS filesystem, don't forget to run growfs if you have replaced the hard drive with a larger one.

BTW, my #IPFS bot (#csobot) works quite well. The last news article on NYtimes was transformed to a page on IPFS by the bot. I can read it inside the GFW. 😏

github.com/mdrights/CSObot

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Day one of the #LibrePlanet conference was a success, connecting viewers from over 32 countries and offering a rousing call to action for a freer future: u.fsf.org/3b

Thanks to all the organisers, speakers, and participants at #Libreplanet. Had great discussions there today with many people active for #softwarefreedom

Everything has been built on Ports Collection without pre-compiled packages. Neither malware nor bloatware should exist on my machine, which is a nice feeling.

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Rebuilding binaries with Ports Collection on FreeBSD fixed the issue which probably I caused by myself due to a wrong configuration that suspending stopped working after the machine had suspended once. It works even better 😀

Found cloning your drive on UNIX-like system was quite easy with dd. Running `dd if=/dev/ada... of=/dev/ada... bs=1m status=progress` to back up my FreeBSD system.

Schöne gut verständliche Erklärung (#Nespresso vs #Cappuccino) warum offene Standards und #Föderation bei Messanger und auch sonst wichtig ist vom Republik Magazin:

republik.ch/2021/02/24/kill-th

(Außerdem, warum #Signal ein Schritt in die richtige Richtung ist, aber #Matrix und andere föderierte Messanger gesellschaftlich besser ist.) via @gnulinux #nt

This Week in Matrix is out now! matrix.org/blog/2021/03/12/thi clients, servers, guides, MORE, plus an interview with Ananace, who runs the Matrix server for Linköping University :D #twim #matrix #decentralisation

To stop Facebook from tracking you across the web, (a) get our app/extension to block their trackers from even loading, and (b) if you have a Facebook account, follow these directions from @fossbytes14 to tweak their app/site privacy settings.

fossbytes.com/stop-facebook-fr

Original tweet : twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/

Just got redhat running in a vm on #freebsd in #bhyve !!! Not the first time I've run a vm in bhyve, but every time I do it just makes me so excited and leaves me in awe. I couldn't write something like this in a million years.

Hopefully I would let some of the members replace Windows / macOS with a operating system like Debian GNU/Linux, asking "seriously, why do you need a proprietary operating system even though you could run one on a virtual machine in case of emergency?"

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Summarized "Free Software, Free Society" (first edition) by Richard Stallman in Japanese. Based on the summary I am going to talk about the value of in the modern civil society at the next study group meeting.

ストールマン『フリーソフトウェアと自由な社会――Richard M. Stallmanエッセイ集』第1版の要約

blog.progressiv.dev/suguru/sta

After almost a year of development, I am happy to announce #FediDB will be launching to the public this weekend!

Building ActivityPub applications will be much easier with FediDB.

Special thanks to @NGIZero for funding development of this project!

#activityPub #federation #developerTools

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