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# is a multi system #.

Mednafen is a video # emulator that is based on code from several other open source emulators. Mednafen provides a simple, consistent interface for playing games from many # and # systems as well as the Apple II, # Lynx, and many others. Mednafen supports graphical effects, controllers, and can be finely tuned using configuration files.

Website 🔗️: https://mednafen.github.io/

apt 📦️: mednafen

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# (Micro City) is a Sim City like city simulator that runs on the # # Color. uCity features a variety of zoning options, city buildings, power stations, transportation systems, as well as disasters and a variety of graphs and city management tools. µCity's code and theory of operation is well documented.

Website 🔗️: https://github.com/AntonioND/ucity

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A small starter city near a fire in µCity.

 

J.K. Rowling deletes tweet praising author Stephen King after he says “trans women are women” / LGBTQ Nation

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling deleted a tweet she sent expressing praise for famed horror author Stephen King because she thought he agreed with her attacks on transgender people.
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# / # recap of this week's recommended follows:

🌟 @jett1oeil - Relaxing landscape photos

🌟 @Minetest - FLOSS alternative to Minecraft

🌟 @codeberg - Non-profit git hosting for free open source projects

🌟 @manyver_se - Serverless social network (in beta)

🌟 @disseminOA - Helping researchers get papers out of paywalls and onto free open repositories

🌟 @Blender - Official account for the libre 3D graphics suite

🌟 @blender - Official PeerTube instance for Blender (now fixed!)

 

Trump administration sued for letting healthcare workers discriminate against trans patients / LGBTQ Nation

A coalition of LGBTQ organizations has filed a lawsuit against the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for rolling back Obamacare protections that ban health care providers from discriminating against transgender people, saying that it should be nullified by a recent LGBTQ win at the Supreme Court.
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Minetest is a free open source alternative to Minecraft. The official account is:

@Minetest

You can also follow a Minetest world building project called Illuna:

@illunaminetest

There's also an unofficial Minetest video channel:

@MinetestVideos

The actual Minetest app is available for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and BSD from the official site at https://www.minetest.net/

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Screenshot of Minetest showing sun rising over a sea and landscape
Screenshot from Minetest showing a massive palace-like fortress filled with palm trees

 

Quote of note:

"I have not resigned, and have no intention of resigning, my position, to which I was appointed by the Judges of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. I will step down when a presidentially appointed nominee is confirmed by the Senate. Until then, our investigations will move forward without delay or interruption."

Via Powerful US attorney who investigated Trump associates refuses to step down after Barr pushes him out

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# is an easy to use # and # program.

HomeBank helps keep track of one's finances. Transactions can be added to HomeBank quickly with category and account information. Past and future transactions can be viewed using various graphs which provide useful insight. HomeBank supports an easy category based budgeting system for keeping spending in check.

Website 🔗️: http://homebank.free.fr/

apt 📦️: homebank

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The main screen of an example HomeBank book, displaying the accounts and a spending doughnut chart.

 

# is a static code analyzer for #.

Splint (Secure Programming Lint) reads C source code and performs checks. Splint can detect possible NULL dereferencing, type mismatches, buffer overflows, memory management issues, and many more errors without ever running the program. Splint also supports annotation assistance, naming scheme conformance, and custom checks.

Website 🔗️: https://splint.org/

apt 📦️: splint

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Funkwhale brings music and audio to the Fediverse:

@funkwhale

It lets you discover, store and share music or other audio.

The official website has more:
https://funkwhale.audio/

Funkwhale is a federated, decentralised platform running on open software, and uses ActivityPub so it is also compatible with Mastodon and other Fediverse networks.

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Screenshot of the Funkwhale interface showing albums by a particular artist, with links to other options including radios, playlists etc.

 

# is a mouse gesture recognizer.

Easystroke binds arbitrary actions to drawn mouse/pen gestures. When matched Easystroke can run a command/program, simulate keypresses, scroll, enter text, etc. Easystroke recognizes fuzzy patterns, allowing for very quick gestures. Easystroke only recognizes gestures when a specific mouse/pen button is held.

Website 🔗️: https://github.com/thjaeger/easystroke https://github.com/markdstjohn/easystroke

apt 📦️: easystroke

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Thank you, Roger Goodell, for giving Donald Trump the middle finger.

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Evangelical group wants gays removed from anti-lynching bill https://www.nbcnews.com/feature/nbc-out/evangelical-group-wants-gays-removed-anti-lynching-bill-n956831
Liberty Counsel Chairman Mat Staver opposes including the words "sexual orientation" and "gender identity" in a federal anti-lynching bill.
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via dandelion* client (Source)

 

De-escalation Keeps Protesters And Police Safer. Departments Respond With Force Anyway.

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Quote of note:

"Richmond is no longer the capital of the confederacy."

Via Northam announces Robert E. Lee statue, Confederate monuments in Richmond will be removed

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[attachment type='link' url='https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/northam-announces-robert-e-lee-statue-confederate-monuments-richmond-will-n1224846' title='Virginia Gov. Northam announces Robert E. Lee statue in Richmond will be removed' image='https://media2.s-nbcnews.com/j/newscms/2020_23/3378626/200604-robert_e-_lee_-statue-mc-1349_7d63697f28192897770b79c0e6f62de6.nbcnews-fp-1200-630.JPG']"Richmond is no longer the capital of the Confederacy," Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney said in announcing Confederate statues on Monument Avenue will be dismantled.[/attachment]

 

'If You Want to End Unrest, End the Conditions that Create It,' Declares Ocasio-Cortez Amid Nationwide Protests


Jon Queally, staff writer

Instead of calls for things to simply calm down and "go back to normal," said New York Congresswoman, "let's create a new world—one where all people are held to the same standard of the rule of law.

Ronald Scott, a central neighborhood resident for more than 10 years, takes a photo of the memorial mural over flowers and banners laid in the memory of George Floyd outside of Cup Foods on May 29, 2020, during the fourth day of protests over his death in Minnesota, Minneapolis, United States. Floyd, 46, a black man, was killed Monday when a white officer kneeled on his neck, despite Floyd's repeated pleas of "I can't breathe." (Photo: Steel Brooks/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)
https://www.commondreams.org/news/2020/05/30/if-you-want-end-unrest-end-conditions-create-it-declares-ocasio-cortez-amid?cd-origin=rss

 

Keith Ellison: White Supremacists May Be Sabotaging George Floyd Protests With Violence And Arson

"During this morning’s press conference, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz, Saint Paul Mayor Melvin Carter and Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey all said that the criminal actors in this week’s protests seem to be from outside the community. Walz is now consulting with the Department of Homeland Security about the possibility of foreign intervention."

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This should always be the question: "Who did what?". Innocent until proven guilty.

 

# is a spreadsheet editor.

Gnumeric can handle very large spreadsheet files with ease and starts up quickly. Gnumeric supports several formats, including open document format, custom XML, and Microsoft #. Gnumeric features graphical widgets, many graph formats, random simulation, as well as all the usual features of a spreadsheet editor like quick summation and extrapolation.

Website 🔗️: http://www.gnumeric.org/

apt 📦️: gnumeric

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Gnumeric editing a spreadsheet with charts of the Tsiolkovsky rocket equation.

 

# adds logic to #.

Mesecons is a Minetest mod that adds many new blocks that can be chained and programmed to do complex binary operations. Mesecon blocks can be connected using insulated or uninsulated wires and activated using various sensors. Advanced logic can be created using Lua controllers, gate arrays, and microcontrollers, or in large scale using discrete gates.

Website 🔗️: http://mesecons.net/

apt 📦️: minetest-mod-mesecons

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Several flip flops and latches created in large scale using individual Mesecons logic gates.

 

# is an improved fork of #.

Marble Marcher is a # where you guide a marble to a goal as fast as possible. Each level is a 3D # that is extremely detailed, being rendered by a ray marching algorithm that can render infinite structures in real time. Community Edition adds several features like new visual effects, a level editor, and a screenshot button.

Website 🔗️: https://github.com/WAUthethird/Marble-Marcher-Community-Edition

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A screenshot of Marble Marcher: Community Edition's Mental Labrynth level taken using the built-in screenshot option which hides all GUI elements.

 

Two Men Arrested and Charged With Murder for Killing of Ahmaud Arbery After Video Sparked Nationwide Demands for Justice


Jake Johnson, staff writer

"These men were vigilantes, they were a posse, they were performing a lynching in the middle of the day."


https://www.commondreams.org/news/2020/05/08/two-men-arrested-and-charged-murder-killing-ahmaud-arbery-after-video-sparked?cd-origin=rss

 

We Believe This "Dark Money" Group Illegally Spent Nearly Million to Destroy Sanders 2020 Campaign


Brendan Fischer

The FEC complaint filed by the Campaign Legal Center on Thursday alleges that Big Tent Project should have registered as a political committee, since it was created to oppose Sen. Bernie Sanders' election, and all its known activities were focused on opposing Sanders. (Image: via Campaign Legal Center)

The FEC complaint filed by the Campaign Legal Center on Thursday alleges that Big Tent Project should have registered as a political committee, since it was created to oppose Sen. Bernie Sanders' election, and all its known activities were focused on opposing Sanders. (Image: via Campaign Legal Center)
https://www.commondreams.org/views/2020/05/07/we-believe-dark-money-group-illegally-spent-nearly-5-million-destroy-sanders-2020?cd-origin=rss

 

See also most other actually marginalised groups.

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"You'll notice that LGBT pride parades are being cancelled, and LGBT people are not complaining and calling it an injustice.

Meanwhile, Christians are calling it an injustice that churches are being closed, and conservatives are calling it an injustice that stay at home orders exist.

That's because LGBT people actually experience injustices, so they know when an injustice is happening. They face way too many injustices to label everything they don't like as an injustice. And they're not defying social distancing orders to have the parade anyway."]
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Wow. Further evidence that Republicans are scumbags.



 

# is a # manipulation program.

Gifsicle is a tool that manipulates GIF files in various ways. Gifsicle can both assemble and disassemble GIFs from/into image files. Gifsicle can also optimize files by adding interlacing, optimizing the color palette, only encoding changed pixels, etc. Gifsicle can also de-optimize files to make them easier to manipulate with other programs.

Website 🔗️: https://www.lcdf.org/gifsicle/

apt 📦️: gifsicle

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BREAKING: ICANN has voted to REJECT the sale of the .ORG registry to private equity firm Ethos Capital. This is a major victory for the millions of nonprofits, civil society organizations, and individuals who make .ORG their home online. # https://www.icann.org/news/blog/icann-board-withholds-consent-for-a-change-of-control-of-the-public-interest-registry-pir https://t.co/sFLcwZqU1B

 

# is a lossy # optimizer.

pngquant intelligently reduces the color depth of PNG images to greatly decrease the filesize of an image. pngquant uses dithering to make color reduction as seemless as possible. In many cases pngquant can create visually identical files with a quarter of the size or smaller. PNG files made by pngquant are fully standards compliant.

Website 🔗️: https://pngquant.org/

apt 📦️: pngquant

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# is a lightweight #.

Geany is a lightweight graphical IDE with a configurable text editor supporting theming using a simple INI format and features intelligent tab detection and tab stops. Geany features both global and per-project settings, symbol detection, syntax highlighting for many languages, automatic whitespace cleanup, an embedded external terminal, and plugins.

Website 🔗️: https://www.geany.org

apt 📦️: geany

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Geany with a dark color scheme (Himbeere) editing the µCity readme file.


 

# is a pulldown #.

Guake is a terminal emulator that pulls from a side of the screen once a key is pressed. Guake will run the system shell by default, but can also run other shells like Python. Guake supports tabs, color schemes, transparency, Gtk themes, custom positioning, and keyboard shortcuts for many actions.

Website 🔗️: http://guake-project.org

apt 📦️: guake

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Guake pulled down from the top of the screen with a translucent background.

 

# is a hardware lister.

lshw (list hardware) is a program that scans the various buses on the computer to find attached hardware devices. lshw is able to find details about memory configuration, motherboard information, CPU model, etc. lshw can display statistics in plain text, styled HTML, or machine readible XML.

Website 🔗️: https://github.com/lyonel/lshw

apt 📦️: lshw

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