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#Tusky 12 is out!
Thx so much to everybody who helped me with this, to all translators, to all bug reporters ❤️
I could never do this alone

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If you haven't seen it yet, you must see this #peertube video of @aral in action in this brilliant speech to MEP's about EU regulation.

Showing eloquently that there is a unique opportunity for EU to walk a different, better path than that of Big Tech, VC startup culture, unicorns, that only lead to more #surveillancecapitalism

That path of course is #smalltech #smallweb and #fediverse

Let's hope they finally listen over there in Brussels and follow that right path.

video.lqdn.fr/videos/watch/861

Online confessionals are now a thing... How the balls did religions get an exemption from GDPR???

Forgot how good this is.

Watch "Post Malone x Nirvana Tribute - Livestream" on YouTube
youtu.be/f7eaGcIyhPU

I've moved my dev box to a DEV1-XL. 4 virtual cores and 12GB of RAM - 29.99 a month. I know I'm probably comparing apples to oranges here, but the price increase is staggering.

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They're killing off the C2* range. mastodon.ie is currently on a C2M instance. 17.99 a month. 16GB of RAM and 8 cores...

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Beginning to wonder if I might be better off financially to just go with a new Scaleway instance type (this whole migration faff is happening because they're removing the type that currently hosts mastodon.ie) instead of going to the hosted route with masto.host.

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Here's the disk usage before I started, after running the first command and after running the second command:
```
Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/nbd1 137G 62G 68G 48% /mnt/mastodon_data
/dev/nbd1 137G 38G 93G 29% /mnt/mastodon_data
/dev/nbd1 137G 35G 96G 27% /mnt/mastodon_data
```

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I've added a couple of cronjobs to cleanup up more faff on mastodon.ie:
```
@daily cd /mnt/mastodon_data && find /mnt/mastodon_data/public/system/preview_cards -type f -atime +7 -delete
@daily cd /mnt/mastodon_data/public/system && find . -type d -empty -print0 | xargs -0 -n 1 rmdir
```

Here's a search engine that'll let you search the fediverse for toots/accounts that might interest you. DEFINITELY far better than us spamming the shit out of ourselves with relays.

search.social

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I do love the sound of a rain storm beating the house as I go to sleep.

The new gate is looking well!

Got a nice shot of it early morning when I couldn't get back to sleep after being paged over the weekend.

politics, US 

All this could possibly do is split Biden's vote. Fuck away off.

bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-5

These old Dalek toys actually had tiny record players inside them to make the Daleks talk. Unreal!

youtu.be/NxtT0fFR1AY

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