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    I love Free Software

    DebXWoody · Sunday, 14 February, 2021 - 15:20

Happy Free Software Day!

#iloveFS

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    Gnullalo Jim Jr, tallship, Arne, littleme

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  • 14 February, 2021 DebXWoody

    Es sind einfach zu viele,...

  • 24 April, 2021 tallship

    And..... A very merry unbirthday to you!!

    I've got a similar take...

    #gnu - A collection of UNIX-like tools (Gnu's Not UNIX)
    #Linux - a UNIX like multi-user, multi-processing kernel
    #Debian GNU/Linux - a Linux distribution (2nd oldest)
    #mutt - MUA
    #Gajim - a Jabber client
    #Movim - I'm still trying to figure this out... Gimme a little time man! :)
    #profanity - something I use to offend the sensibility of others for my own amusement :P
    #gpg - fricken' rocks! Umm... oh yeah, FOSS implementation of OpenPGP
    #tmux - Orange is the new.... no, wait! tmux is the new screen! Byobu is the pretender, and merely a skin for tmux
    #ejabberd - a spade's a spade, it's a **Jabber** server :P
    #jitsi - Secure, FOSS based video conferencing
    #Nextcloud Talk - Secure, FOSS based video conferencing
    #Big_Blue_Button - Secure, FOSS based video conferencing
    #SchildeChat - nicely skinned Matrix client, chat/voice/video communications
    #i3wm - aside from Twin, second best WM next to ALT+F2|F3|F4.... https://devo.linboard.org/tallship/twin
    #notmuch - really? I'mma have to give that a go looksee. thanks for that!
    #FSF - um.... I love RMS the cult of personality, the icon, but the dude himself, I just no longer abides. He's really gotta give up the reigns and become the elder statesman. Serio bro.

    You forgot sum....

    #bitwarden_rs - rust and MariaDB based alternative to .kdbx with all the mACR0sf0t shit ripped out of it.
    #mcabber (this one's just for you) - a CLI Jabber client (WTF is Loudmouth?) - https://mcabber.com (but alas, no OMEMO yet

  • 24 April, 2021 tallship

    Got it :) I'll respond from tallship@Pleroma.Cloud but in a nutshell, I'm still trying to get on board with the modern impplementations of Jabber. I appreciate the invite to 404.city, and I'll certainly recommend it to others, but for my longstanding, existing account for about twenty years with jabber.org, how do I fit in?

    Thanks, and kindest regards,

    - tallship

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    Security scandal around WhatsApp shows the need for decentralised messengers and digital sovereignty

    DebXWoody · Saturday, 29 February, 2020 - 05:48

The recent security scandal around WhatsApp and access to the content of private groups shows that there is an urgent need for action with regard to secure communication. [...]

Quelle und Informationen: https://www.fsfe.org/news/2020/news-20200228-01.de.html

#FSFE #XMPP

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    Trying out Mosh – the Mobile Shell

    Matija Šuklje · Saturday, 7 January, 2017 - 09:01 · 1 minute

While browsing around wikis while waiting for the new kernel to compile on my poor little old ARMv5 server, I stumbled upon Mosh.

On its home page we can find the following description:

Remote terminal application that allows roaming, supports intermittent connectivity, and provides intelligent local echo and line editing of user keystrokes.

Mosh is a replacement for SSH. It's more robust and responsive, especially over Wi-Fi, cellular, and long-distance links.

… but what it boils down to is that if you even just occasionally have to SSH over an unstable WLAN or mobile internet, you should instead use Mosh.

The syntax seems very similar to OpenSSH and in fact, it does run on top of it (at least for authentication, then it uses its own AES-encrypted SSP over UDP). But the way it works, makes sure that even if you lose connection for a while, it will resume just fine. It also gets rid of network lag when typing and is in general very responsive.

Mosh is great for logging into remote shells, but you will still need to use OpenSSH for scp and sftp, as Mosh is optimised for character (and not binary) transport. Which is perfectly fine.

This is one of those tools that when you first try it out you simply go “Dear $deity, finally! Why Whhhhyyyyy haven’t I used this before …so many needlessly lost hours with SSH timing out …oh, so many.”

hook out → coming soon: Armbian on Olimex Lime 2 to replace (most) of my current Gentoo on DreamPlug