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How can you gain devops experience of you're not already employed at an organization that has devops work?

Volunteer for maintenance of services at

I had to learn everything about docker-compose for

Learning Ruby on Rails was a welcome side effect.

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It has been almost 5 months since I started running a Snikket server. I only had to update once and that was very easy. I faced no issues as of now on the server side. The uptime has been 100%.

This is a blog post I have written on my experience

I found @snikket_im project chatroom as very helping and welcoming. They try their best to help newbies in self-hosting, which usually takes a lot of patience.

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The work Internet Freedom Foundation #India has been doing is exceptional and requires a lot of efforts. Checkout their website to get an idea about their work. I have been an IFF member, and I encourage you to become one by donating. Even a small bit helps!

Currently, they only accept donations from Indian citizens, through an Indian bank or card.

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Another fun feature is country and global ranking, making OSM addition more fun.

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Imagine if #XMPP was so standard we could receive one-time login links via Jabber instead of having to open our email or wait for an SMS

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"Prav is a social project to get a lot of people to invest small amounts to run an interoperable messaging service that will respect users’ freedom and privacy."

Sounds pretty stupid, right?

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OK who can help take Matt Mullenweg up on his offer to bring #Tumblr up to full #indieweb standards? cc: @humanetech

Not a joke: this is a very real opportunity... #openweb

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Hi, there! This is Harriet, the mascot for the Hare programming language. Nice to meet you.


Discovered StreetComplete app ( for OpenStreetMap today. StreetComplete allows addition of data to OSM by gamification of it. Enter GPS location and it will show up missing data in form of questions in quick easy way.

Way to map while doing your evening walk :)

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Contrary to popular belief, Linux is as user-friendly as Windows, if not more.

It's just that you're so used to Windows and don't want to learn Linux, no matter how easy it is.

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if i use cloudflare argo tunnel to host my own matrix server
will cloudflare be able to see my encrypted messages or only unencrypted ones?

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words ( is a mailing list for sharing poetry and other written works in plain text.

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The Team Behind Free Software Community of India, who fight for the adoption of freedom and privacy respecting software in India will be doing an AMA on the subreddit on 12th April 5PM IST.

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i and the r/india team have collaborated to get free software more attention in India. We're doing an AMA with Free Software Community of India on 12th April 5PM IST:

#India #freesoftware #OpenSource

Updated the instance to mastodon v3.5.0 (after doing the two step db migration). Got 500 server error, couldn't figure the issue.

Was using docker-compose, downgraded to v3.4.6. Things are working for now. Will re-try later.

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