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Remember ICQ? 🌸 We do! The latest release of the popular chat application is available for as an official snap!
Dust off your ID and password, and get chatting like it’s 1996!

snap install icq-im

bit.ly/2VF6BAK

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First steps are always hard. To help you get started, in today's in-depth tutorial, we will learn how to build and publish applications using snapcraft.

bit.ly/2JrY1nw

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Here it is. It's time for a FreeDesktop dark style preference. Here's what that would entail, and why: medium.com/p/614f501ae4ca

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Love that someone took the time to package up Mosaic for modern Linux.

snapcraft.io/mosaic

But the web isn't really usable with it.

Is there a word like "moreover" commonly used in European (non-en_GB) languages?
I have noticed over the years that I only ever hear that word said by people for whom en_GB / en_US isn't their first language. Is it taught in school as common vernacular among the English?

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To ensure security and freshness, snaps refresh automatically in the background by default. But did you know it's possible to defer those updates, and control when they happen? Check out this guide to find out how! bit.ly/2LPExuR

The @Puri_sm Librem One saw quite surprising growth starting at 9pm BST (8pm GMT) on 15th May. Very odd numbers. Can someone explain this, another abnormal leap?

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Snapcraft Live has a new home 🏚 We're streaming at 13:00 UTC on Friday May 17th, back with another video 📺 tutorial and Q&A session. Bring your comments and questions for the team! bit.ly/2WKklLP

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The KDE family grows: Kaidan, the Kirigami-based Jabber chat client joins the Community:
kaidan.im/2019/05/10/kaidan-jo

Here's a really nice quick-start guide for setting up ZFS on your server. Worth a look if you're interested in moving to a different filesystem. blog.linuxserver.io/2019/05/14

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Get your headphones on 🎧 and tune in to @HPR@twitter.com (Hacker Public Radio) for an interview 🎙 with our very own Alan Pope about snaps on . Listen now at bit.ly/2JASrhD

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Interesting episode about Snaps with @popey being interviewed. Found it via #hackerpublicradio #hpr

Hacker Public Radio: HPR2811: Interview with Alan Pope hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?

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Game devs using Unity, publish builds of your game to the Snap Store for free. Reach millions of desktop users with the details in this blog post. bit.ly/2W06jc2

I wrote up a guide detailing how game developers can self publish their Unity games for in the Snap Store. It's mostly copy&paste with a few extra steps. I'd love to hear back from devs who tried it out and published successfully (or indeed not). snapcraft.io/blog/publish-your

My Friday evening consisted of watching trashy telly and packaging Natron - the video compositing software - as a snap. It's in the Snap Store edge channel, and needs wider testing. snapcraft.io/natron

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Here's a roundup of the fresh and updated apps from the Snap Store during April 2019. Check out the blog and install something new today! 😎 bit.ly/2LxNjgZ

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#Akademy2019 is warming up. You can now submit a talk and get to share your ideas with the KDE community in beautiful Milan. akademy.kde.org/2019/cfp

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