Late Night Linux – Episode 202


Mastodon usage explodes in the wake of Musk ruining Twitter, AI training fair use is about to be legally tested, Signal tries to be Snapchat, KDE Korner, and more.



Mastodon gained 70,000 users after Musk’s Twitter takeover. I joined them


Pick an Instance Helper

GitHub Copilot litigation

The GitHub Copilot Lawsuit Threatens Open Source and Human Progress

Signal thinks it’s Snapchat

What happened to signal-desktop? – snap –

snap automatic updates can now be ‘held’ indefinitely (currently beta/edge)

Mozilla Ventures: Investing in Responsible Tech

SourceHut terms of service updates, cryptocurrency-related projects to be removed


KDE Korner

A New ‘KDE Control Centre’ Widget Inspired by iOS

KDE For Creators

Tiling Work

Kate Treats, Outlines & smarter Krunner







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