"Don't get too attached to your apple account. It belongs to Apple, not you."


Thank you to everyone who bought something this weekend!

I haven't talked about it much here, but on my @matt blog I've mentioned that Write.as finally became modestly profitable earlier this year. It's only enough to sustain a single full-time developer (me), but it means I can keep building this, @writefreely, and our other projects indefinitely.

You may already know this as this is a popular resource among AI enthusiasts, but for those who don't know, I'm tooting.

There's a great free course on AI hosted by google. Just google "google machine learning crash course". For those who are lazy, here's the link.


Did you know the Free Software Directory at directory.fsf.org has over 16,000 free software packages. Join us for meetings every Friday for information and to help us do this crucial work: u.fsf.org/3ft

#GNU Emacs is so much more than a text editor -- it's an entire workflow environment, loved by free software supporters around the world. Get the new GNU Emacs Manual, Nineteenth edition, for Emacs 27.2, at the GNU Press Shop: u.fsf.org/3ff

How come Mastodon works just fine even with GNU LibreJS added to my browser, whereas Twitter doesn't even load? And there are some simple browsers whose key features will not work with LibreJS.

Debian has an unofficial .iso image with non-free firmware for modern hardware especially laptops. Does anyone know how I can do the same for DEVUAN?

Ever wanted to increase your productivity but were afraid of the difficulties using a window manager with no desktop environment?
Well, I made the switch, and started using DWM. This is my setup, which let me comfortably ease into the use of the window manager after using Windows-like systems for two decades.


In my opinion, the universal package managers which should be promoted are guix and nix.

What do you think about the future of LXDE? Will it continue or die out? Even though I haven't used it ever, I am personally interested in it, as I use three of its components, PCManFM, LXTerminal and LXAppearance. I don't want these three to die out.

The right to repair is crucial for a free future, this is illustrated in our animated video "Fight to Repair." Join our campaign and inform others on the state of #RightToRepair in your country. #FightToRepair fsf.org/ftr

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A mastodon instance created by Derek Taylor, creator of the DistroTube channels on YouTube and LBRY. Derek is an advocate for free and open source software.