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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: iana.org/domains/root/db

"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 - bleepingcomputer.com/news/secu

Firefox update already available on Ubuntu repositories, make sure to apt-get update :ubuntu:

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 🙄

twitter.com/mschoening/status/

TIL: #bash provides pseudo devices for TCP and UDP connections:

echo "hello" > /dev/udp/127.0.0.1/1337

or

exec 5<>/dev/tcp/www.google.com/80
echo -e "GET / HTTP/1.0\n" >&5
cat <&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: forums.informaction.com/viewto

Still sloppy with git, but finally forked @write_as and suggested my first pull request 😊 Almost ready to submit my build walkthrough, need few polishing steps though 🙄 fedi.dev/gytis/build-writefree

Q: What does an air conditioner have in common with a pc?

A: They both lose efficiency when you open windows.

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.

It's... #FollowFriday

✉️ @Tutanota Tutanota: Privacy-friendly independent email provider

🐘 @mastohost Masto.host: Create your own Mastodon instance without any technical knowledge

📝 @write_as Write.as: Creators of the #WriteFreely open federated blogging platform

✍️ @inkscape Inkscape: Free open vector graphics editor, a good alternative to Adobe Illustrator

:owi: @Chrishallbeck Chris Hallbeck: Fun webcomics

Previous #FF:
mastodon.at/@switchingsocial/1

#FFed

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! wedistribute.org/2019/04/your-

Anyone aware of good Google reCaptcha alternatives preferably with plugin already? @switchingsocial

Build @write_as :writefreely: on :redhat: - my draft walkthrough at @gytis 😊 Would be very grateful for feedback, will pull-request afterwards to @writeas_dev git repo :linux: @matt fedi.dev/gytis/build-writefree

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

Trying out @Mastodon 2.8.0 poll functionality. How do you pull code?

Let's do a deep dive in the big data and drill down until we hyperlocalize some disruptive technologies 🤪 © dilbert.com/strip/2016-08-19

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Mastodon node of Lithuanian software engineer Gytis Repečka.