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Topics I blog on:

and - desktop is Manjaro KDE

and - my passions

- tech which is making us greener

especially with FOSS

- I have a BMW R1200GS

- I do play WoT

and - with a view of tech being used here

- wish I'd discovered it 40 yrs back

- focus on the tech

- a new hobby

My List of Alternatives to Big Tech Social Media Networks

It is not intended to be a list of everything that exists (there are hundreds and hundreds) but the on'e I'm using fairly actively still.


20 Basic Linux Commands for Beginners Explained with Examples: Bookmark It If You Only Visit The Command Line Occasionally


Raddle sets out their Terms of Reference much better and is maybe a more fully open source version of Ramble, and it also has Tor node access -

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Your Wireless Earbuds Are Trash (Eventually) And Will End Up In A Landfill

Will really need standardised small replaceable rechargeable batteries around which earbuds can be designed.


Ramble is a privacy based Reddit-like platform available through a variety of networks such as normal web, Tor Onion, I2P, Lokinet, and Yggdrasil

Another interesting feature is a fully transparent moderation log, showing any banned users or other deletions made (a bit like Aether does) with a reason.


Android Auto: Here’s everything you need to know about it! Especially if it's illegal to operate a phone whilst driving in your country


Some scenes showing why I love playing SnowRunner

It is a free-roam open world of various maps that you can explore, with missions and tasks to complete to earn upgrades.

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iVerify for iOS has just been updated to detect trails of Pegasus Project on your device

I did mention this software about a month back for its ability to strip geolocation data from any photos you share via 3rd party apps on iOS, but their latest update claims to be able to detect trails left by the Pegasus Project software.


Hey #Fediverse! Like so many other #FreeSoftware projects, keeping #FDroid up and running is a community effort. Have you ever contributed to any #FLOSS Project?

If you've only ever used your Android phone's default launcher, you may want to try Nova's new Public Beta


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