@aral About to dive into the docs... before I do, will this work on Ubuntu 20.04 on a Pi4?

Creating a self-hosted #Mastodon instance for local communities seems to be a fantastic utilization of Mastodon's power.

List of GNU Distros on Mastodon

Please help me share.

- Ubuntu @ubuntu
- Ubuntu MATE @ubuntumate
- Kubuntu @Kubuntu
- Xubuntu @xubuntu
- Lubuntu @lubuntu
- Ubuntu Studio @ubuntustudio - Mint @linuxmint
- Debian @debian
- openSUSE @opensuse
- PureOS @purism
- GuixSD @guix
- Manjaro @manjarolinux
- OpenMandriva @OpenMandriva
- elementary OS @elementary
- MX @mxlinux

Not joined yet:
- Fedora
- Red Hat
- CentOS
- Trisquel
- Mageia
- ...

#linux #gnu #freesw: I wish all join Mastodon.

The most important and meaningful work to me is that which elevates the platforms by which people and communities can express their agency.

@Wknwkn if all of masto held hands in a straight line, that would be hard to organize

Do they call them alpha males because they lack certain essential features, are potentially unstable, and may be seriously flawed?

Generally speaking, most mammals are colorblind. Not in the sense that they see in greyscale, but in the sense that they are dichromatic in the same way dogs are-- able to see violet, blue, green and yellow, but not ultraviolet or deep red. This is likely because the first mammals lived nocturnally in burrows, to hide from dinosaurs which they shared a planet with at the time. The surviving dinosaurs by contrast, aka birds, have 4 color receptors, and can see considerably more into the UV spectrum than we as humans can.

This is hypothesized to be the reason that so many bird species are so much more colorful than mammals, by and large, whereas birds often take vibrant hues and variable shades, it is very rare to find a mammal species with any variety of colors that aren't a shade of brown, black, white, or yellow. Primates are the odd ones out among mammals, as we have a 3rd color receptor. Some primates have very vibrant colored testicles, really breaking with the mammal mold.

If you ever feel like people are not receptive to your enthusiasm that may be a good signal to look for different people.

Yep. Introverts should pause to imagine what it would feel like to be told you had to live with 20 people for the next 8 weeks with very few breaks.
RT @BridgetPhetasy
Introverts bragging about how easy it is to quarantine, please understand that for extroverts, being isolated feels the same way to them that being around people feels to you. Check on them.

Poetry is simple, you just put word after word until you're crying

You have said what it is to crawl this earth in this broken body, poking through the thinness of reality into madness, and in so doing, you have briefly, like the sight of a humming bird, made life less of a misery

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@ttscoff Amazing! It’s been such a big help over the years. I think I first found you Googling for Simplenote sync solutions, which led me to NValt. Imagine... unencrypted notes everywhere was “fine” in 2010 😂

@Gargron I wonder if there’s some cross-pollination between how allows unique canonical users to be tagged “same-as”? In their case it allows a unique ID for eg mobile and desktop accounts to be understood as being from the same person. Something similar could work for hashtags

@ttscoff Nice! I watched all seven seasons of TNG after a breakup awhile back. Such a salve...

Hoping to catch up on both Picard and Expanse (I’m up to end of S2) but getting around geoblocking as a nomad (currently in Brazil) is increasingly a losing battle.

@pixelfed I’d like to have discovery and interaction with other PF instances and the rest of the fediverse be easy and seamless

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@trevor Sure would be nice if photos showed up as photos on Mastodon, eg?

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