Currently writing State of the @BuddiesOfBudgie for May 2022. This is going to be a very lengthy blog post when it is finally done. Goes over all the workshop discussions, Budgie 10.x, Budgie 11, organization info, and more.

Realistically expecting to publish it tomorrow.

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Wishing all mothers a happy .

You are the greatest. Enjoy...

The product+business development manager for thunderbird Ryan Lee Sipes confirmed on twitter that android app is coming soon.

twitter.com/ryanleesipes/statu

According to Research, is now the most impersonated brand by phishers. It accounts for 52% of all attacks globally. The runner-up is at 14%. Given LinkedIn's popularity, it can be very tempting to click on those phishing links, hoping for a new connection or job offer.

is introducing a Data Safety section on the Play Store, where developers must declare what data their software collects from users of their apps. Developers also highlight what they will do with the data they collect

is introducing a Data Safety section on the Play Store, where developers must declare what data their software collects from users of their apps. Developers also highlight what they will do with the data they collect what data they share with

Fedi is the most strange thing in the world.

On normal social media, you write a message and people just ignore it forever.

Here, you write a message, it stays ignored for 1 or 2 years, and then all of a sudden, for no reason, with no explanation, someone finds it somehow, boosts it, and it gets 200 likes and 120 boosts.

What the fuck.

I'm sure someone will boost this message in 2021 or 2022.
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Microsoft Office 2013 will reach its end of support on April 11, 2023. The Office 2013 Suite won't receive security updates anymore after the end of support date.

Trying out the new app for Android
It's smooth and fast.

How do I see the federated chat?

Let's do something we should do every once in a while: if you have a personal web site with an RSS or Atom feed, drop it in the replies so people can add it to their feed aggregator.

Signal boosts appreciated.

Sometimes we get concerned inquiries about apps in #FDroid targeting old #android SDK versions. Targeting newer SDK versions does strengthen the sand-boxing, but it also breaks features used by apps. Google puts those kinds of restrictions in because users don’t trust proprietary apps, since most are constantly trying to steal user data. F-Droid reviews all apps from source to prevent that, so we don’t need to break features to gain privacy.

Russia has created its own trusted TLS certificate authority (CA) to solve website access problems that have been piling up after sanctions prevent certificate renewals.

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