@firstname.lastname@example.org Instance PeerTube down pour commencer le lundi de bonne humeur ^^"
About not having to reinstall every few years, this is the good case. Worse is ending with an unmaintained distro, and after a while having unsupported packages (highest impact will be the browser)
And even in the good scenario, before the end of the support period, the software can get quite old. (i.e. Ubuntu 16.04 LTS)
But I know whether making a rolling release distro or an upgradable one in a reliable way for the general public is a massive technical challenge.
I'm still searching for my two local LUGs such distros to someday avoid giving the users an OS with a literally planned obsolescence.
@elementary Hi, :) the interview in episode 7 of @Linux4Everyone is sparking my interest about Elementary.
Will there be a way to upgrade from version 5 to the next major version that will be based on Ubuntu 20.04?
Because not having to reinstall every 2, 3 or 4 years is something very valuable for the user experience. And the accessibility of the OS to people without the technical level and involvement to do such operations.
@Linux4Everyone Ho, you are also on Mastodon! :D
I love your podcast and hoped that someday you will also be reachable by a libre social network. Thanks setting that up :)
VLC core devs have a company where they sell service around VLC (integration, implementation of a new codec) which is profitable enough to give them time to work on VLC (I couldn't find a written source, don't hesitate to ask if you want more details)
LibreOffice: same as the kernel (couldn't find a better source) https://www.i-programmer.info/news/136-open-source/3716-libreoffice-development-status-report.html
Comment: @6:38 Actually a lot of people are paid and that's a good thing because doing non-libre software during the day and doing libre software only at night is sad. So the advance de professionalization is great.
For example, most of the work on the kernel is on payroll: https://thenewstack.io/contributes-linux-kernel/
@JoshStrobl Hi :) Since @SolusProject@mastodon.cloud isn't ready to receive funding as a project, would you be willing to do so as an individual? I think it's very important that users could pay for their libre software so people that want this to be their job could. Or at least part time job. Because ethical software built unpaid doesn't look so ethical about work conditions ^^"
GitHub a ajouté Liberapay aux plateformes de financement supportées dans le fichier `FUNDING.yml` : https://github.blog/changelog/2019-06-20-new-funding-platforms/
Hi, will your PeerTube instance be maintained? Or should I migrate my videos?
In last week's blog post we said we were working on enabling a donor to send money to multiple creators at once instead of having to make multiple payments. Today we're happy to announce that this is now done for donations to European creators processed through Stripe.
Eventually we should be able to the same thing for donations to non-European creators as well, but we don't know yet when that will become possible.
To renew your donations, go to https://liberapay.com/about/me/giving/pay/
Hey #PeerTube, you are *awesome*. That's how it's done!
There will be other non JS-based clients to access PeerTube, but for now none is available as this is still alpha software. Be sure we will update this page with a list once alternative clients are developed. You can certainly develop you own in the meantime as our code is open (...)"
Saluton amikoj! :)
This is an Esperanto-speaking instance, so it goes without saying that users are expected to toot in Esperanto. There are a million other instances to create your account if you intend to toot in English or any other language.