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systemd is a project creating an integrated software suite much like GNU is a project creating an integrated software suite. The pid1 is just one of the things they wrote.

So what you're referring to as GNU/Linux is in fact, GNU/systemd/Linux.

@alatiera weird question: is it possible (from a noobs (ie "me") POV to open an existing GNOME section (Networkmanager, Openvpn settings) in Glade to edit that directly?

(sry for singling you out, you where the first GNOME dev I found :) )

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We would like to ask you again to help us out and use our tiny feedback tool: #36c3 – Have your say (And please, refrain from any blockchain jokes.)

Translating Chef's spin 

Am reminded of the recent Apple piece attacking Project Zero for exposing iOS flaws.

Might've been a better idea not to say anything if THIS is what they're going to come out with.

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Translating Chef's spin 

"It’s not about the $100,000, it’s about decisions we’ve made to engage the government." [because future contracts would be worth far more?]

"that’s the decision that we made as a leadership team" [so shut up about it, worker bees?]

"I certainly don’t want to be viewed as I’m taking a strong stand in support of ICE" [He'd rather just support them without being noticed?]

Regardless of what one things about the actual issue, this is a terrible writing style for a CEO.

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Translating Chef's spin 

So Chef's CEO has published a blog post regarding the current controversy re their U.S. Gov contracts & honestly it's among the worst attempts at a positive spin I've ever seen,

"For some portion of the community, and some portion of our company, this is a super, super-charged lightning rod..." [but not him?]

"I think our challenge as leadership right now is how do we collectively navigate through times like this" [so that we don't face backslash?]

@MatejLach one of the new offenders are Electron and other cross-platform apps that create prominent non-hidden directories like Applications or their subdirectories in Documents to keep their service files. Another reminder that "cross-platform" means "out of place on all platforms".

systemd is not an init system, it's a system manager designed to be useful way beyond simply bringing the system up.

2.) Linux home directory handling is currently a mess. Any random app can ignore XDG conventions, making it hard to be sure that a simple rsync of home is sufficient i.e. it would be working as expected if you were forced to nuke your system. From my experience, it doesn't work particularly well for backing up the configs of many programs as they write to places like /etc

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The reactions to systemd-homed have predictably been, "soon there's going to be a word processor in ", without these people realizing that:

1.) systemd is NOT a single binary, it's a project, an ecosystem of utilities. That's like saying to GNU; Why is there wget? I want GNU to compile stuff with GCC, why is GNU nano a thing?

Of course the goal of the GNU Project is to produce everything needed to have a libre OS - the goal of systemd is to produce everything needed to manage this OS.

Confession time: any time I try to interact with a website and have to solve a reCAPTCHA first, I assume the site is maintained by sociopathic morons and it permanently taints my perception of it.

> Schism is an experimental self-hosting compiler from a subset of R6RS Scheme to WebAssembly.


#schism #scheme


Having seen the accusations against RMS & the dishonest misquotes of him, (which in full context don't defend Epstein at all), I find the push for his resignation disgraceful.

I am the first to admit that could sometimes be less than eloquent, however this isn't really the case here, it's just a straight up smear, this really sums it up:

If it's this easy to blacklist someone, how long before Bernie Sanders would be forced out, if he actually won?

We’ve published a Librem 5 Batch FAQ to answer the community's questions from last week's shipping announcement. We will update the FAQ regularly #purism #librem5

@klaatu listing individual features misses the point; the idea is that if the software you use every day can't do "view source" on any command you run, it's defective. if you can't edit the source and see the effects of your change immediately: also really missing the point of software.

#emacs only happens to be the most widespread instance of this philosophy being applied, and the one with the richest history and active community.

Developer APIs will be released soon, this means we'll be updating our docs, versioning our api endpoints better and adding new safety and privacy measures to deliver great user experience!

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