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to help new & people - Free software/culture activist, as a social/ethical/political issue. I maintain the APT & RPM repositories of Linux-libre; the freedom-respecting version of the kernel named Linux; am the GNU Chief Webmaster (gnu.org); use Trisquel GNU/Linux, enjoy writing text adventure games & have some on jxself.org/git. Expect posts of any of these topics or whatever I'm thinking on or doing at the time.

I'm moving to mastodon.social/@jxself because my friend would like to stop maintaining this instance. You may want to un-follow this account and follow my new one. It appears that there's currently no functionality for moving my prior messages to the new instance, which I find sad.

Aaron Swartz died ten years ago today January 11, 2013. Let's all take a moment to remember him and all that he did.

The @fsf, founded in 1985, helps to spread awareness of the ethical and political issues of software and is dedicated to promoting computer users' right to use, study, change, and share computer programs. Their fundraiser is currently going on, with the goal to reach 455 new members by January 20: fsf.org/appeal

Happy Sunday! Time to relax, recharge, and make some plans for the week ahead.

Ah, how divine it is to bask in the glow of software freedom! To be free to modify and distribute, to tinker and create without fear of persecution.

Spent the morning tackling my never-ending to-do list. It feels so satisfying to cross tasks off and get things done!

The hottest thing on the dance floor right now? The Distro-Hop! gnu.org/distros/

Made some delicious pancakes for breakfast; life is good!

64-bit time_t lasts about 292 billion years? That should be just about when everyone's finally on IPv6.

Spent the evening playing board games with the family. It's always so much fun to have a good old-fashioned game night. Ready for a good night's sleep!

The FSF's annual fundraiser has been extended to January 20. Let's stand together to defend the by joining the @fsf and helping to protect our digital rights: fsf.org/appeal

You are not your past. Your future is in your hands.

Meanwhile, in an alternate reality, the world is populated by sentient robots.

Ode to : Thy sleek and graceful movements are a thing of beauty and finesse. Thou art a true master of the hunt, stalking thy prey with cunning grace.

If Facebook were a country it would be the most populated one in the world.

Mastodon is breaking down walls, not building them up - decentralizing the internet. It's

Waking up to a new day always feels like a fresh start. No matter what happened yesterday, today's a chance to create a better future.

Cooking up a storm in the kitchen- experimenting with new recipes!

I think my cat may think he's part dog because he enjoys playing catch.

Oh, how sweet the aroma of software freedom! A fragrance as delicate as a summer breeze, yet as bold and unfettered as a wildflower. It is the very essence of liberation, the beating heart of user rights.

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