@Gina How do you define an ethical server provider? The closest I know to Greenhost is Datacenterlight in Switzerland: datacenterlight.ch/.

Pi-hole has been a success, it does not block some ads, but around 85% does get blocked.

This week in #LXD news, we have a lot of bug fixes and improvements following the roll out of the LXD 3.15 release. Changes to CPU accounting in LXCFS and some ongoing work on containers devices for LXD. bit.ly/2Ygf8Q4

Should I make otherreality.net mastodon instance public?

Remote build allows you to build snaps for multiple architectures directly in Launchpad, from the command line. This has been high on the developers’ wish list, and now it’s here.


Just finished the Mastodon upgrade from 2.7.4 to 2.9.2 without a sweat. Thanks @Gargron and the rest of the team.

Un vieil homme hurle sur les nuages !

RMS avait raison ...


I have have been having a blast with #Portucalio (portucalio.com/blog/about/) and I'm very thankful for all th private messages/emails :)

On 25th of this month, April, we celebrate the #Freedom Day (which commemorates the #Portuguese revolution) and so in that spirit I have been thinking to release all the illustrations #inkscape and possibly layouts (need to review them first though) #scribus under some #free license. Any thoughts? And where would be the best place to host the files? #boost

We're on Mastodon! A big thanks to Fosstodon for the help! We'll be posting updates and news about LibreOffice, along with tips and tricks for using the software.

Final update on the 'find an open-source and self-hosted solution' to create invoices:

I ended up installing and using odoo.

You can install only the modules you need and is based on Python Django which I feel way more comfortable on dealing with. I'll probably talk about it on one of the next Ubuntu PT Podcasts.
CC @Pedro @diogo @tcarrondo

Music / Spotify / Bass 

Exercise, swimming, timeboxing 

It's 2019 and I just discovered that you can order columns on htop with the mouse and do all the other operations as well 🤔

Security isn’t about protecting everything from everything. It’s knowing what you’re protecting from what (and what you’re not protecting). That’s why we use threat models.

An analogy: you don’t protect food from the environment; you protect different types of food from different factors of the environment. You might design a heat lamp to protect the freshness of your dinner but a freezer for your ice cream. What you don’t do is design a heat lamp and assume it’ll protect your ice cream also.

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