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The #Linux app is out now! :linux:

Version 1.0 has the basics:

* Simple editor
* Auto-saving single draft
* Choose between three fonts (serif, sans-serif, monospace)
* Dark mode (on platforms that support it)
* Save draft as another file
* Publish anonymously to :writeas: and manage posts via the CLI

Download / install it here:

Get the code here:

Read more: @blog

#WriteAs #DesktopApp #FOSS #FLOSS

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#ReadAs v0.2 is now available!

This version is basically good enough to host yourself, i.e. I don't think there will be any major changes in the near future that you'll have to work around. And if you do try self-hosting, I'd love to hear what the experience was like.

I've also created a test instance here: -- please test it out and let me know what you think!

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#ActivityPub support on was just the first part of what I wanted to create for the #fediverse :fediverse: Next, I wanted a place to read everything in peace.

Here's just the start of that second part:, built from scratch to be #SelfHosted and #FOSS.

Soon you'll be able to create an account on the instance, and follow platforms like #Plume and #WriteAs that federate long-form articles — for now it just needs to be run locally.

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Another day after a night of adequate sleep where I'm amazed at how much of a difference that makes in my day.

Not the best use of my time, but I spent tonight dissecting the "Pardon the interruption" popup on .

Anyway, soon enough you won't have to deal with that anymore.

Ended up on a page today and saw again how terrible it is when you're not logged in. So I made a new extension to fix it:

A bunch of updates in v1.4:

* Option to hide the highlight popup menu
* Hidden "Open in App" button
* Hidden upgrade prompts

The 2 things I always notice are missing when I'm browsing the web -- an adblocker and this extension:

Recent changes broke it for a bit; now it's fixed in v1.3.1

Officially dropped support for the @write_as page and finally got the last FB app (Pages) off my phone.

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We're working to build a suite of tiny, focused tools that all work together, and share the same simplicity and privacy-awareness of This little #blogging platform is just the start.

Now you can #follow along with each of them right here in the fediverse:

@readwriteas - stories from
@snap_as - photo and album hosting
@htmlhouse - HTML hosting

@draft_as - collaboration on text
@jot_as - private, encrypted notes

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