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NewPipe/PipePipe-like app for Linux?
Any YouTube client that doesn't track me that works on Linux or in Firefox?
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Suggestions for an organizer app
Hi everyone! Due to so many projects I'm involved into, I need an easy way to organize and visualize tasks, dependencies, and durations in order to properly plan my week. I'm looking for an organizer app that fulfills the following requirements: - must have a calendar management systems - it must support multiple caldav calendars at the same time - must have a to-do list - each time the user creates a to-do element, they should have the option to reserve a specific time on the calendar - when they decide to reserve a specific time on the calendar, the calendar might be chosen among the multiple support ones - to-do tasks might be visualized as a mindmap - for every leaf / "outer children" of the mindmap, must correspond a to-do element with the specific calendar Does anybody knows something that does all of this? Thank you
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![](https://beehaw.org/pictrs/image/4795cfc8-a8f4-4a97-a5ed-e5a32d9d19ca.webp) https://github.com/thingsiplay/enjoy enjoy is a blazingly fast wrapper around "RetroArch" on Linux, to help running emulator cores on the commandline. A user configuration file can be setup, including rules and core aliases pointing to file extensions and emulator paths. Usage Example: ```bash enjoy '~/Emulation/Roms/snes/Super Mario World (U) [!].smc' ``` ## Update notes: As the title suggest, this is not a big update and does not introduce any new features. The opposite is true, as those custom install and uninstall scripts are removed and the Readme file is no longer converted to HTML. This reduces a little bit of complexity and dependency. Speaking of dependency, the internal libraries it depends on are all updated. The most notable one is the argument parser called `clap`, which is now at version 4.5 and no longer outputs the help in colors. Otherwise a few lines are refactored or reformatted and the README.md is worded differently; at some places. Overall this is a small update to bring the underlying code to the current state of the art. And to find an excuse to compile it with the most recent Rust compiler. If you liked the previous version of this program, then you will most likely like it again. - changed: the options parser and help text from `-h` or `--help` has no longer colored output and is reorganized - changed: if an empty `""` entry is included, then entire program assumes nothing is given, in example following does not work: `enjoy mario.smc ""`, - changed: logo slightly updated and corrected - changed: pandoc no longer used to convert README.md to HTML with Makefile - renamed: CHANGELOG.md to CHANGES.md - removed: install.sh and uninstall.sh scripts removed - internal: some code refactor, formatting and dependency upgrades
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A backdoor in xz (current versions are impacted)
TL;DR: Update immediately, especially if SSH is enabled. xz versions 5.6.0 & 5.6.1 are impacted. The article contains links to each distro's specific instructions of what to do. > https://news.opensuse.org/2024/03/29/xz-backdoor/ > > Current research indicates that the backdoor is active in the SSH Daemon, allowing malicious actors to access systems where SSH is exposed to the internet. In summary, the conditions for exploitation seem to be: - xz version 5.6.0 or 5.6.1 - SSH with a patch that causes xz to be loaded - SSH daemon enabled ## Impact on distros - [Arch Linux](https://archlinux.org/news/the-xz-package-has-been-backdoored/): Backdoor was present, but shouldn't be able to activate. Updating is still strongly recommended. - [Debian](https://lists.debian.org/debian-security-announce/2024/msg00057.html): Testing, Unstable, and Experimental are affected (update to `xz-utils` version `5.6.1+really5.4.5-1`). Stable is not affected. - [Fedora](https://www.redhat.com/en/blog/urgent-security-alert-fedora-41-and-rawhide-users): 41 is affected and should not be used. Fedora 40 may be affected (check the version of `xz`). Fedora 39 is not affected. - [FreeBSD](https://lists.freebsd.org/archives/freebsd-security/2024-March/000248.html): Not affected. - [Kali](https://www.kali.org/blog/about-the-xz-backdoor/): Affected. - [NixOS](https://discourse.nixos.org/t/cve-2024-3094-malicious-code-in-xz-5-6-0-and-5-6-1-tarballs/42405): NixOS unstable has the backdoor, but it should not be able to activate. NixOS stable is not affected. - [OpenSUSE](https://news.opensuse.org/2024/03/29/xz-backdoor/): Tumbleweed and MicroOS are affected. Update to `liblzma5` version `5.6.1.revertto5.4`. Leap is not affected. [CVE-2024-3094](https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2024-3094)
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The repository for the previously private submodule is still called Floorp-private-components, though it's public. [https://blog.ablaze.one/4125/2024-03-11/](https://blog.ablaze.one/4125/2024-03-11/) is a maintainer's official response to... Reddit, which crossposted me apparently. Hooray!
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What non-FOSS software have you been unable to quit?
For me, Google *video* search, Google books (Internet Archive is good, but doesn't always have the same stuff), Adobe InDesign (but in the process of learning LaTeX), and [Typewise](https://beehaw.org/post/12627612). As for the Google stuff, I liked Whoogle a lot, but almost all their instances seem to have been blocked or shut down. Also, apologies if this is repeating an earlier post.
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Is there anything unsavory about ProtonMail?
For some reason I have it in the back of my mind that they were at one point accused of being a honeypot for US intelligence because of their association with MIT. Probably complete BS, but maybe not. Are they as open source as they claim to be? Looks like they're on github. F-Droid seems to think they have some Google libraries or whatever that they use. ProtonMail users, how do you like/dislike it?
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> Proton said the Standard Notes app, which is available for both mobile and desktop, will remain “open source, freely available and fully supported”. > > It also suggested that there will be no change to Standard Notes’ prices; its press release specifies that existing five-year subscriptions “will continue to be honored.” > > “Standard Notes will remain an independent product and in due course both companies will open access to their products to each others’ users,” Proton added.
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The XZ-Backdoor shows again the problem of FOSS maintainers regarding support and donations
Hi As we all know the XZ-Backdoor showed how open source can help to find out how and when things happened. You can look back into the source code, commits and comments to see what happened. Many started to talk about what it means regarding open source, and also showed that security is a very important part of computers and software. But the XZ-Incident showed **again** one of the biggest problems of FOSS (and OSS), the lack of support the maintainers and contributors get. The maintainer of XZ ([before he got replaced by Jia Tan via a social engineer attack](https://boehs.org/node/everything-i-know-about-the-xz-backdoor?ref=thesoloadmin.com)), talked about mental issues and overall many things to look after. He was the only maintainer for a library that is used in many big Linux distributions but no one thought maybe to help him or support him. We all use FOSS projects either knowingly or unknowingly ([the XKDC comic comes to mind with the Nebraska maintainer project](https://www.explainxkcd.com/wiki/index.php/2347:_Dependency)) and we all love and fight for open and free (libre) software. Simply using and pushing it is not enough we need to support the people that code, test and maintain the projects, libraries, programs that we use. If we don't, it will crash down on us sometime in the future. When a friend does something for you, you say thank you and maybe buy him/her a beer. Why not do that too for a converter you used or some cool little terminal addition you found and now can't live without it? As an experiment, make a list of all FOSS/OSS things you use in your daily life that you know of, and then look them up to see if they need funding or in general how they stand. Maybe you can donate to a few of them. Make FOSS not only a philosophy but also a community that looks after each other.
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This is really intriguing, but am I reading the instructions correctly? Call me dumb, but I don't know how to reinstall Win10 Home; I don't have a recovery CD or anything like that. I'd also need to back up everything first... which would be a pain...
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Quickbooks alternative?
I’m asking for suggestions on replacing quickbooks with something free and open source. Anyone have experience with turbocash?
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cross-posted from: https://lemm.ee/post/29070071 > @signal devs
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Tablet Android pen-drawing app
I have an Android tablet and a pen for it. Do you have any FOSS experience or recommendations for Android tablet drawing apps?
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Email service that integrates well with Thunderbird?
I hope I'm not annoying you kind folks too much with [my ongoing Tutamail woes](https://github.com/tutao/tutanota/issues/6641 ), but, in the long slow process of divorcing myself from them (and returning to Thunderbird), I'm looking for an email host/provider that integrates well with TB, meaning that it can sync mail, contacts, calendars, and tasks between the Linux desktop and Android. I've looked at so many different services, and each one seems to be missing one or more pieces of the puzzle. I've tried and did not like, for one reason or another, ProtonMail, Posteo, and Kolab (I can't necessarily remember the exact reason for not liking each). I've gone through alternativeto as well without much success; I am in the process of investigating Mailfence, which looks promising, but seems to lack a few things as well. I don't think I have the time or the brainpower to host my own email server either. Looking over what I've just written, it seems like I've managed to make this a fairly challenging question, but I thought I should at least mention what I've already tried. Probably being too picky for my own good, but now that we're 10+ years out from The Snowden Affair, having a FOSS email service that does all these things seems like it should be kind of a no-brainer. Anyway, any and all suggestions are welcome, and apologies for the written filibuster. P.S. The comments to [this article ](https://blog.thunderbird.net/2023/07/an-update-on-thunderbird-sync/) would seem to suggest that a @thunderbird.com email is being considered, after K9 mail becomes TB Mail for Android, but who knows how far off that will be? Ok, now pardon me while I go take another look at ProtonMail...
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See also [https://forum.endeavouros.com/t/floorp-going-closed-source/52783](https://forum.endeavouros.com/t/floorp-going-closed-source/52783) Edit: They claim they will make that part open source too, eventually, and it is due to behavior of another browser: [https://github.com/Floorp-Projects/Floorp-core/issues/62](https://github.com/Floorp-Projects/Floorp-core/issues/62) Edit 2: They just open sourced the private repository 7 minutes ago, 2024-03-24T12:39Z
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cross-posted from: https://programming.dev/post/12077965 >![](https://programming.dev/pictrs/image/89f50c76-80a8-4201-9fe7-940d84036464.png)It has been a month since the last time I've posted about Treedome. Back then it was still in 0.4.0 and there's a lot of little tiny tidbits of missing/bugged components. > > I've polished it since then, please take a look https://codeberg.org/solver-orgz/treedome/compare/0.4...0.4.5! > > Notable changes since then are: > * Node path will now be visible on editor, made sure user make less mistake when editing their note > * The width of note tree and text editor is now configurable > * Configurable idle timeout that will close and save your notes, defaulted to 300,000 ms or 5 minutes > * Removed about menu, now user can easily click on big badges which will open links to our repository, matrix room, etc. > * Various fixes and little adjustments > > Install it on arch (btw) and nix (0.4.5 is in review not merged yet)
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cross-posted from: https://lemmy.zip/post/13592328 > > Defending Mastodon from Donald Trump's social media
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cross-posted from: https://beehaw.org/post/12627612 > Contacted typewise, asked if I could purchase apk from them (the pro version or whatever) since I don't use GPlay store and they said no. EDIT: I deny network permission to Typewise just to be on the safe side, but I'd like to be able to use some of the Pro features, and I'm willing to pay for them. But, no.
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cross-posted from: [https://lemmy.sdf.org/post/14224306](https://lemmy.sdf.org/post/14224306)
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[Ubuntu 23.10] Increased responsiveness possibly by setting xwayland-allow-grabs to true in dconf?
Hello, Recently there was this annoying 'feature' that would, for example, search the desktop for "t" if I tried to open the terminal with "ctr+alt+t" (the same for any other shortcut as soon as there's useable input). I started searching around for a fix until I eventually found `org/gnome/mutter/wayland/xwayland-allow-grabs` in dconf which, after enabling it, stopped my computer from searching for the letter t on my desktop and opening new tabs everywhere else. It also seems to have had an unexpected upside of increasing responsiveness on my desktop. I.e. much faster word search in .pdf files, snappier opening/closing of windows, seemingly smoother gameplay, etc. My previous attempts were also to force gdm3 to use xorg (which I edited back because it made things slower), a whole bunch of logging in and out, disabling (and re-enabling) the dock, and a few system restarts. None of these seemed to effect any change though, I only realized better responsiveness after setting allow-grabs to true. Can someone tell me if my mushy, sleep deprived brain is correct in assuming that this dconf setting made my computer a bit faster, or was it something else? Thanks!
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Looking for a contacts app !
cross-posted from: https://mander.xyz/post/11816159 > I need a FOSS contact apps and only condition is, it should integrate with my system contacts so that I can use it with my dialer,messenger,etc. > (Tried Connect you but too buggy)
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Suggestions: iTunes open source to manage my iPod.
Pulling out the old low tec and I need something to work with my old (non-lightening cable) iPod for music. Thanks!
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Looking for a FOSS Speedometer and Map
It's about time to start tending the pastures again and I'm looking for something that can accurately depict speed logged on the device (android smart phone) along with possibly a map overlay of where I've already been. I think something like a workout/cycling tracker would work if someone can recommend a good one that logs the path you've taken? I've looked at [Blue Square Speedometer](https://f-droid.org/packages/net.nhiroki.bluesquarespeedometer/) and it seems like a solid starting point, but the path tracking would he super beneficial if anyone knows anything. Thanks in advance all!
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Video editor with the ability to filter out only a single person’s voice?
I've recently done some talks for my schools cybersecurity club, and now I want to edit them. My actual video editing needs are very simple, I just need to clip parts of the video out, which basically every editor can do, as per my understanding. However, my videos were recorded from my phone, and I don't have a presentation mic or anything of the sort, meaning background noise, including people talking has slipped in. From my understanding, it's trivial to filter out general noise from audio, as human voices have a specific frequency, even "live", like during recording or during a game, but filtering voices is harder. However, it seems that AI can do this: https://scribe.rip/axinc-ai/voicefilter-targeted-voice-separation-model-6fe6f85309ea Although, it seems to only work on .wav audio files, meaning I would need to separate out the audio track first, convert it to wav, and then re merge it back in. Before I go learning how to do this, I'm wondering if there is already an existing FOSS video editor, or plugin to an editor that lets me filter the video itself, or a similar software that works on the audio of videos.
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Looking for self hosted digital asset management
I'm looking to be able to store assets that I've created and purchased (both 3d models and images, potentially audio in the future) on my nas and would love to be able to use something to browse them and filter or sort them based on what kind of usage license I have for them. So if I'm doing a commission I can filter out the "personal use only" assets available. As the primary use is for visual arts assets, large preview images would be perfect. Teeny tiny icons not nearly as useful when browsing through image elements to find something you like. I'm really looking for a self hosted option, ideally one with a docker container available but I could also spin up a virtual machine to host it if required. Does anyone know of something that would fit the bill?
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Which alarm clock apps do you use?
I've been using AVG's Alarm Clock Extreme and am looking to make the switch to a libre option. Any recommendations? The more customization options, the better. I go crazy with my alarm optimization.
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Looking for a good photoshop alternate
I’ve looked everywhere and I can’t anything any suggestions?
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For the last month I've been working on a modern, material you interface for Invidious. [Github](https://github.com/WardPearce/Materialious) (Leave a star if you want) [Hosted instance](https://materialio.us/) # Features - Sponsorblock built-in. - Return YouTube dislikes built-in. - Video progress tracking & resuming. - No ads. - No tracking. - Light/Dark themes. - Custom colour themes. - Integrates with Invidious subscriptions, watch history & more. - Live stream support. - Dash support. - Chapters. - Audio only mode. - Playlists. - PWA support. ![](https://lemmy.nz/pictrs/image/c99bf0b7-38b2-41e9-83d2-311ba32e8468.png) ![](https://lemmy.nz/pictrs/image/9dd388d5-2578-4154-9090-9ff81a2e47fe.png) ![](https://lemmy.nz/pictrs/image/3ace1327-8e02-4e2d-8f1d-912795634435.png) ![](https://lemmy.nz/pictrs/image/2ef8c0c8-1d93-4144-9521-187280b04b7c.png) ![](https://lemmy.nz/pictrs/image/0938f72e-2088-41b9-9e0f-091165dc91e9.png) ![](https://lemmy.nz/pictrs/image/17e23825-5c4f-4d9f-af13-0ffe1c3e971e.png)
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Any PDF reader for iOS?
open-source pdf reader any recommendations? for iphone and ipad need bookmark, annotation is optional
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Memories is a fast, modern and advanced photo management suite, that installs quickly and easily inside Nextcloud. My video contrasts it with the Photos app that comes with Nextcloud, and highlights some reasons why you may want to use it instead of Photos. This app has face, object, landmark, place, and human action recognition capability through the Recognise app. It's not that obvious, but albums can be shared, and photos commented on, with other Nextcloud registered users using the underlying Nextcloud file commenting system. Memories is a great way to collaborate and share photos privately with friends and family, and even to share public links to some of your albums. It can even work on a Raspberry Pi hosted in the home. It also has apps for iOS and Android, which can optionally auto-upload photos into Memories. By saving/reading titles and descriptions into the photo's EXIF headers means that importing or exporting out of Memories is a lot less of a chore with migrating between photo services. Watch https://youtu.be/2A6u0AluCnI #technology #opensource #selfhosting #photomanagement
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