Did you know Google owns Top Level Domains DEV, APP and few more? In fact Amazon applied for DEV, but came to an undisclosed agreement with Google. Afterwards, Amazon owns BOOKS domain. Full list of all TLDs: http://www.iana.org/domains/root/db
Great news - @protonmail releases open source PGP library written in Go 👏 https://mastodon.social/@protonmail/102100235857189863
"A report last week about Fxmsp hacker group claiming access to the networks and source code of three antivirus companies with offices in the U.S. generated from alleged victims statements that are disputed by the firm that sounded the alarm."
Fxmsp Chat Logs Reveal Hacked Antivirus Vendors - https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/fxmsp-chat-logs-reveal-the-hacked-antivirus-vendors-avs-respond/
Microsoft apparently still doesn't quite understand the concept of case-sensitivity in filenames & URLs and just changed github.com/Microsoft to github.com/microsoft, in turn breaking a ton of canonical URLs and references.
It's incredible how shortsighted and oblivious a company of that size can be, really 🙄
TIL: #bash provides pseudo devices for TCP and UDP connections:
echo "hello" > /dev/udp/127.0.0.1/1337
echo -e "GET / HTTP/1.0\n" >&5
I'm baffled how I've never discovered that until today.
Suddenly got Adblock Plus or NoScript disabled on Firefox? Got my installations messed up on Android and Linux Mint. Well Mozilla screwed up add-on signing, read more: https://forums.informaction.com/viewtopic.php?p=100053#p100053
Still sloppy with git, but finally forked @write_as #WriteFreely and suggested my first pull request 😊 Almost ready to submit my build walkthrough, need few polishing steps though 🙄 https://fedi.dev/gytis/build-writefreely-from-source
As I wrap up standalone accounts on @snap_as, I'm thinking about how to quickly build a minimally viable open source version that can be included in your WriteFreely instance.
Most likely, it'll be a Go library with a few frontend features added to WF for uploading and managing files.
Still, it's early and not entirely thought-out yet, so no guarantees it'll be out soon. Just some thoughts for now.
Your guide to alternative frontends for Mastodon and Pleroma
Tired of running the same old interface on your Pleroma or Mastodon instance? Check out these alternative web clients! https://wedistribute.org/2019/04/your-guide-to-alternative-frontends-for-mastodon-and-pleroma/
So many exciting things happening with ActivityPub projects recently!
- mastodon adds registration api
- pleroma stable release, tons of updates
- prismo has a new logo and version
- anfora has a surge of recent development
- florence gaining traction
- fedilab adds support for non-masto projects
- funkwhale hosts sync meetings to coordinate project dev
- WriteAs announces WriteAs Labs
- Spritely releases Golem demo
And lots more! #activityPub
Wine 4.6 is officially out with the start of a Vulkan backend for WineD3D https://www.gamingonlinux.com/articles/wine-46-is-officially-out-with-the-start-of-a-vulkan-backend-for-wined3d.13942 #Wine
Update Mastodon server instance https://fedi.dev/gytis/update-mastodon-server-instance
Finally @protonmail Android app shows mail headers 😁 I am always curious to see what mail servers were involved in transport 🤓
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