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We've now published our update on our Patreon account, current available funds, and insights on previous finances. Read more at getsol.us/2018/11/02/update-on

Last follow-up for "today" (it's almost 3am here): We will have a blog post out sometime today (likely evening GMT+2 here) detailing Patreon. Stay tuned!

Further follow-up: New post up on our Patreon to more-or-less notify existing Patrons about the situation, as it seems some may not have gotten the notice / read our blogs.

We will still have a blog post on this as soon as possible. Lots of details to go over here.

I've paused our Patreon campaign to hopefully not charge anyone in the meantime. If Patreon still charges you, request a refund immediately. If possible, I will issue it via the Patreon backend as well.

Patreon has now granted access to the Core Team for the Solus Patreon account. We will be doing an assessment of the current funds in the account, last / past withdrawals, etc. and will have a blog post detailing all of it soon. Intent is to be completely transparent.

@SolusProject Prior to that, it took 1 week for a response (Oct 17th was a reply to my email on Oct 10th, which was my second support ticket I raised).

@SolusProject Example of the sort of delay I'm talking about. For context, my ticket response on Oct. 20th was informing them of my intent to publish the blog post and providing them the opportunity to respond and resolve the issue. They did not respond until after my second follow-up.

The @SolusProject Patreon is now at 376 Patrons and $1,319 USD per month. Significant drop since our blog post (1200 USD) but I want to see both of those numbers hit zero! If you're a Patron, please cancel your donation ASAP and read getsol.us/2018/10/27/in-full-s

At present, Patreon has been taking upwards of 9 days to respond to my support tickets regarding Solus and they only are getting back to them after I practically necro the tickets.

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IBM to Acquire Red Hat, #Linux 4.19, Linus is Back, #Solus, Games on Sale, & more on Ep. 42 of @ThisWeekinLinux!

tuxdigital.com/twinl42

also: #Firefox 63, TeamViewer 14, Feren OS, System76, Pine64 Smartphone, Fanatical, Humble Bundle, #SteamSale

#LinuxGaming @TuxDigitalcom

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In case you have missed it and you are currently a Patron of our Patreon (patreon.com/solus ), please cancel your donation and read getsol.us/2018/10/27/in-full-s for more info.

Patreon has been unwilling to assist us despite multiple support tickets. - @JoshStrobl

Do emojis from other instances work on Mastodon? Asking for a friend...and totally not interested in the Solus emote from linuxrocks.online

Truly blown away by all the kind words, support, and even constructive criticism provided to our latest "In Full Sails" @SolusProject blog post. Thank you all, I'm reading every single comment and where possible, replying. ❤️

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We've now published In Full Sail, our update on the state of , our project founder, services which we use, as well as our plans for the project and future Solus releases.

getsol.us/2018/10/27/in-full-s

Been working on improving iconography for the Software Center under Solus Plasma Edition (testing). Now using a solus-sc-icons package based on Papirus (without bringing in the entirety of Papirus) for Third Party icons, as well as a multitude of changes to component icons to maximize coverage. 🔥

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New goodies coming to unstable at the moment, with a proper Samba 4.8.6 upgrade! Huge thanks to ermo for his constant maintenance, enablement, integration and testing of Samba! - Joshua

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ICYMI, we have a hackfest this Saturday, October 27th at 1400 UTC where Bryan is going to be working on improving JACK support and I'll be working on some new indexer / tooling for the Help Center! Tune in at youtube.com/watch?v=dIEs0j4reF and our IRC when we go live at -LiveStream on irc.freenode.net

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It's time for The Roundup #11, your bytes of news. In this roundup, we're talking about all the availability of our public Plasma testing ISO, latest stack upgrades we've performed, and an update on feedback for improving community engagement!

getsol.us/2018/10/24/shiny-del

Today's favorite song, something chill for a Friday night. Mercy by MØ ft. What So Not, Two Feet.

youtube.com/watch?v=OnvR5uw9Vv

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It's time for The Roundup #10, your bytes of Solus news. In this roundup we are focusing on improving community engagement, reducing barriers to entry, and improving the delivery of Solus news!

getsol.us/2018/10/11/improving

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