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Cake day: ots. 19, 2021


This resource is not free/libre/copyleft/etc… (see “Copyright © 2018-2021 Sean McPherson (SDG)”). Please post in another community.

That’s all fine and dandy until you gleefully enter your email on websites or services, only to get a “Sorry! We don’t recognize that domain. Please use a Gmail, Hotmail/Outlook, Yahoo or iCloud address or fuck off!”

And the trend to whitelist only a small number of email services and block everything else is becoming the norm, all in the name of “fighting spam”.

I really love the minimalist and sleek design of this file manager, despite it being kinda barebones. It supports all three major platforms, which is a big plus. Could be useful for users of low-end PCs that need dual-pane file management.

SimplyTranslate does adjust the list of available languages (to and from) depending on which translation engine you selected, the one with the most available languages is obv Google.

Edit: turns out it’s cuz I left it on “Autodetect”

SimplyTranslate, a frontend to Google Translate and LibreTranslate, adds DeepL (testing phase) as a translation engine choice
Dunno if anyone noticed, but SimplyTranslate added DeepL as an option for translation through their frontend. Doesn't seem to work for me, seems to give me "error: Invalid Request" (it's in testing phase, that's probably why). **EDIT:** woops, turns out "Autodetect" was the culprit. Try choosing a language instead of leaving it default to "Autodetect".

this is where an asterisk would come in handy, I guess… An “our web client is open source but our backend is not” probably wouldn’t work either, since it’s lengthy

All true and very misleading, they could’ve just stated “open source mail client”… Forgot to adjust the description accordingly

For those of us that have a Tutanota account

Tutanota (was) experiencing DDOS for those of you who were trying to login
oh yeah and i created this community so as to post tutanota ddos updates and such..

PeerLibrary - Libre academic knowledge community
PeerLibrary is an open source project for researchers and academic knowledge-seekers to read and discuss scholarly literature. Source code: https://github.com/peerlibrary/peerlibrary License(s): [CC0 (Public Domain) ](https://peerlibrary.org/terms) Anti-features: - [Does not encrypt contributed private data](https://peerlibrary.org/privacy) (private publications, private metadata, private annotations, private comments, etc..) - Data collection and statistics used to "improve user experience".

CLP Calculus Textbooks - Free PDF and web-based calculus textbooks
A collection of online calculus textbooks written for and by UBC students, includes differential integral, multivariable and vector calculus (or in standard terms, Calculus 1 to 4). Very useful even for non-UBC students. [The resource was originally posted in the Math Humor community](https://lemmy.ml/post/52469) by [@AgreeableLandscape@lemmy.ml](https://lemmy.ml/u/AgreeableLandscape) . Ty for the post! License(s): [CC BY-NC-SA 4.0](https://personal.math.ubc.ca/~CLP/src/) Anti-features: - [Google Analytics](https://lithi.io/file/LMr3.png) - [Google Fonts](https://lithi.io/file/RKip.png)

this post is a certified multilingual classic. Sincerely, a multilingual

…they were made specifically for content creators?? xd

So if I understand crypto in the context of content creation right, you just install a software wallet for a specific cryptocurrency and start providing the wallet address? Or is there something I’m missing?

This is really nice, but I don’t have the essential resources required to self host sadly.

Great alternative, but is there something that doesn’t lock you in either Stripe or PayPal (most optimal would be something outside the US)? If not, then I’ll settle with Liberapay

FOSS Alternatives to Patreon/Ko-Fi/etc.. for content creators?
Hello, I'm looking to setup a page where people can donate to me as a content creator, but Patreon and the likes aren't cutting it since they're proprietary. Preferably something secure as well so as to avoid leaks to my personal data, as well as the most minimal uses of proprietary libraries (e.g. Google Analytics). Doesn't have to mirror Patreon features.

Unlauncher. At first it seemed a little… too empty for my tastes, but then I noticed how much time it saved me from my phone.

well, this is awkward… I’d have assumed that the word “wiki” would mean anyone could edit the pages and edit out the vandalism.

I dream of a curriculum where we are free. Free to and easy to clone, redistribute, and to modify. Where there is democratic government, so a hostile takeover is near impossible. Where changes are made in the open so that we hold those that make them more accountable. A curriculum that is modern and interactive, with a smaller focus on lectures.

This is part of the reason why I opened this community, while it isn’t a dedicated “platform” like Khan, OpenStax, etc… it’s a place we can collect great resources that are truly “open” into one community (“open” as in having the right to do pretty much anything to your heart’s content under the CC/PD/etc license). It’s a good start and I envision myself going further and opening a truly free and open-source platform (“free and open-source” as in anyone can do the former + contribute to changes in the knowledge base) specifically to address the problems with modern-day public (and private, mind you) education. When will it come to fruition is an on-going mystery I have to solve myself.

Accountability is the one that I am most concerned about in the current landscape of today’s education systems, including online ones like Khan. A little bit of projection here but it seems to me that anyone at the top (say, the principal(s) or board of education, administration) is able to absolve liability if they fuck up in any way. The fact that they can make changes without unanimous approval from students and teachers is appalling and leaves a huge burden to deal with. You could voice your concerns but the chances that your concerns are taken seriously are slim.

Sorry for the tangent here, I am just furious about how little progress in the grand scheme has been made for the past decade despite technological improvements.

The person commenting an old thread should be aware of that, so I don’t see what forbidding them to comment helps with.

See, the thing is, not everyone keeps that in mind before posting in an old thread. I’ve also made the assumption that the user expects a response from the og posters and/or OP, which might not necessarily be true.

Not a lot of people are fans of “necroposting” (if memory serves right, it means to post on a thread after being inactive for a long while). Worst yet, it’s probably less likely you’ll gain any responses from the same people that have posted in a thread long ago or from anyone really. I think if the time limit is not too long and not too short (so as to cover both bases) like say… 3 to 7 months till the post becomes archived, then it’d be acceptable. However, it’d be cool if instance maintainers get to control that feature since I’m sure they won’t be all agreeing on the same limit.

Is there a time limit the lemmy devs/admins have agreed on so far?

Glad to see someone finding this useful as much as I did!

From their [GitHub repo page](https://github.com/fontforge/fontforge): > FontForge is a free (libre) font editor for Windows, Mac OS X and GNU+Linux. Use it to create, edit and convert fonts in OpenType, TrueType, UFO, CID-keyed, Multiple Master, and many other formats. [FontForge also has a book](http://designwithfontforge.com/en-US/index.html) about how to design typefaces through its software (hosted on GitHub Pages, no HTTPS connection).

Make sure to specify the license of the content (looks like it’s CC BY-NC-SA 4.0) and list any possible anti-features you may find :)

Make sure to specify the license (looks like it’s CC BY 4.0) and list any “anti-features” you may find, so as to save a user from clicking into something they consider a deal-breaker for them :)

These days “educational” usually means some form of indoctrination or brainwashing. It also usually means a curriculum that promotes and fosters a student attitude of blind acceptance of whatever is presented to them in the classroom, no matter how insane or ridiculous it might actually be.

I was afraid someone would bring this up. I pick and post resources that are licensed with something that could prove beneficial for the internet community, e.g. something you can take, adjust it and make it your own in case you feel the original doesn’t bode with your personal preference or political stance(s). Additionally, I try my best to post resources that aren’t specifically teaching History, Geography or the likes to avoid a wildfire in the comments (however, that’s not to say History and Geography resources aren’t allowed, far from it.)

Also, you lost me when you started to describe an example about… what now? I literally created the community a day ago, you’re welcome to contribute to it if you want to.

Take a deep breath, forget them wild preconceptions about this site and the community and take a look at c/open_e_resources to see if it confirms your presumptions, I’m sure you’ll find something you’ll like.

A non-profit, open-source, wiki-style educational platform that incorporates student notes into the currently offered subjects of Computer Science, Math, Physics and Business. License(s): [CC BY-SA 3.0 and GNU FDL 1.2](https://en.wikitolearn.org/Project:Copyright) Anti-features: - Google Fonts - [Google Analytics](https://www.wikitolearn.org/privacy.html) - [Internal analytics, Matomo](https://www.wikitolearn.org/privacy.html) - [Google reCAPTCHA](https://www.wikitolearn.org/privacy.html) - Links YouTube videos (use a Piped or Invidious instance) - Can and will retain Personal Data for an extended period upon order of authority/legal obligation to do so. - Slightly vandalized with random articles.

A language-learning platform that includes themed, bite-sized and unlockable lessons, quizzes and a dictionary. Currently offers Bengali, Croatian, Dutch, French, Hawaiian, Japanese, Pandunia and Thai. License: [CC BY-NC-SA 4.0](https://lingopolo.org/copyright-information) Anti-features: - [Google Analytics](https://lingopolo.org/privacy-policy) - Requires signing-up with an email address (Any throwaway email services will work thankfully).

The c/open_e_resources manifesto
Welcome to c/open_e_resources, This community, [which is not affiliated with UNESCO's OER btw](https://en.unesco.org/themes/building-knowledge-societies/oer), was created so that anyone may share educational resources that are open, libre and free by nature. Quality education shouldn't need to be expensive, locked behind paywalls and proprietary licenses, so let's unlock those gates together. The 5R principles below are used as our metric for the resources we search for: - Retain - make, own, and control a copy of the resource (e.g., download and keep your own copy) - Revise - edit, adapt, and modify your copy of the resource (e.g., translate into another language) - Remix - combine your original or revised copy of the resource with other existing material to create something new (e.g., make a mashup) - Reuse - use your original, revised, or remixed copy of the resource publicly (e.g., on a website, in a presentation, in a class) - Redistribute - share copies of your original, revised, or remixed copy of the resource with others (e.g., post a copy online or give one to a friend) ([excerpt taken from opencontent.org](http://opencontent.org/definition/)) When finding a resource, make sure to list the license/nature of the resource [and anti-features, similar to how F-Droid does it](https://f-droid.org/en/docs/Anti-Features/). If there's any question or anything you'd like to see improved/changed, let me know. I'm also looking for mods (no criteria).

Hello, I just made a new community for those who are looking for free/libre and useful resources for furthering their education.

Alternatives to Reactive Resume, Resumake and FlowCV?
^ title, the reason why is because Reactive Resume is a bit too janky for my taste, same thing with Resumake and FlowCV is proprietary. I'm looking for something similar to FlowCV (e.g. duplicating resume and adjusting certain parts of the resume, categories, etc..) ~~or I could just use LO Writer if there's nothing else out there :)~~

Open-source alternative to MAGIX Vegas or Premiere Pro for Linux?
Hi, Idk if this is the right place to post but I was wondering if there's a solid alternative to the mainstream video editing software for Linux.. I'd prefer for it to have plugins so that I could add extra VFXs, SFXs and transitional effects to my liking.