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Already over 80% of the way to our backer goal for Librem One!

librem.one

So, what if, instead of going crazy over the WSL2, we just use GNU/Linux?

I've updated the switching.social poster, to make it as simple and easy to read as possible:

switching.social/spread-the-wo

The idea of the poster is to go on community noticeboards, so that more people in real life realise there are alternatives to what big tech offers them.

Feedback on design and content etc welcome.

#Alternatives

Folks, I’m seeing a lot of people recommend setting xpinstall.signatures.required to false to fix the Firefox extensions issue.

⚠️ DO NOT DO THIS! ⚠️

It disables signature checking on extensions which means that you open yourself up to malicious extensions if you install any new ones or if you have auto updates on.

Either follow the instructions here nixnet.xyz/ by @amolith

Or go the officially recommended (but less private) route: mastodon.ar.al/@aral/102039553

#Firefox

A little sneak peek at the upcoming installer. πŸ‘€

RT @CassidyJames@twitter.com

@thelinuxEXP@twitter.com @reality_be_rent@twitter.com

πŸ¦πŸ”—: twitter.com/CassidyJames/statu

Temp fix for Firefox Add-ons being disabled Show more

FIREFOX PSA Show more

One of the largest syncs we've ever done to stable is happening right now, this might take a bit folks! We have the GNOME 3.32 stack upgrade, MATE 1.22.1 stack upgrade, KDE Applications 19.04 stack upgrade, and a bunch of package updates coming to you! πŸŽ‰

Almost the weekend, so let's have a #FollowFriday 🍣 🍡

🎧 @funkwhale Funkwhale: Open federated music storage and sharing

🎞️ @Chocobozzz Chocobozz: Lead developer of PeerTube, the open federated alternative to YouTube

πŸ’¬ @prismo Prismo: Open federated alternative to Reddit

πŸ“± @Fairphone Fairphone: Smartphone makers who try to use ethical raw materials

:blobwizard: @timecowboy Jake Lawrence: Fantasy-themed webcomics

Previous #FF:
mastodon.at/@switchingsocial/1

#FFed

New month, new updates! Check out our latest blog post to see what's new in elementary OS buff.ly/2VaJ5QV

MyCroft - MyCroft is an open source voice assistant. It runs on many platforms, on desktop, on Mycroft Mark 1, or on a Raspberry Pi and may be used in anything from a science project to an enterprise... mycroft.ai/ #Internet #VoiceAssistant #OpenSource by @mycroft_ai@twitter.com

show your pride in choosing Librem One! Spread these graphics around the Web and other social networks #DitchAndSwitch

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