While there are a lot of people steaming in over here in at mastodon, can we use our mastodon profile name same as twitter? like @nixxin in twitter became @nixxin here.
What the WhatsApp hack by the #pegasus #malware targeting Indian civil society tells us. A #thread
Hi newbs from #India, welcome to the #fediverse!
#Mastodon/ #Pleroma/ #Misskey, good! #Twitter, bad
#Pixelfed/ #Plume, good! #Instagram, bad.
#Peertube, good! #YouTube, bad.
#Friendica/ #Hubzilla, good! #Facebook, bad.
#Funkwhale, good! #SoundCloud, meh.
F-Droid, good! #Google playstore, bad.
& so on..
(no you don't need accounts on multiple platforms, just 1 account on 1 of the servers/instances will allow you to reach all of them as long as they share the same underlying protocols.)
For those who are #NewHere, I'd like share another aspect of #mastodon that brought many of us here much before the current wave. Mastodon is Free Software (sometimes called as Open Source or Free and Open Source Software). It means anyone is Free to use, study, modify and share the software. This means we are not dependent on any single entity (person, company, country...) and we can be self-reliant.
I've check it out.
developer distribute on Google play for Rs 200
though Google play is secondary platform and discouraged.
Primary one is via #Fdroid which is free forever.
Once upon a time, there was a very powerful bird. So powerful, that it silenced the voices of people who didn’t agree with it. And then an elephant stomped on it. #ModernTales
TIL how to install extra Go version by using existing go installation. https://golang.org/doc/install#extra_versions
The state of Thunderbolt on GNU/Linux (~25m)
Free software enthusiast. Emacser. Kubernaut. Gopher. Pythonista. Author of GeekSocket. Tech Enthusiast.
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