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    You know what makes this even sadder? That although this article target audience is FOSS consumers, most people reading will probably be the FOSS maintainers.

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      yes that’s true, but I already received 1 kind comment telling me this person will contribute more from now on. Of course this article won’t reach people completely outside of the community, but if it could motivate some people to contribute more, that’s already a great step in my opinion.

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        Spam it on every slack you know, eventually it will leave the bubble.

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        Alternatively, a currently active rss-to-mastodon bot : Feed2toot

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          Summary: It does list a couple of bots spreading exchange rate information and articles from blogs on the topic. There’s one for evert major currency.

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            As I said in the article, that’s just a start. Mastodon is quite new and not yet fully expanded, e.g U.S only have 37k users. Following the publication of this blog post, I was contacted by the Duniter Project for Libre Currencies and added their Mastodon account to the list. Hope this article will improve with great content available on the Mastodon network.

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            is this an old text? This fact should be mentioned in the title, shouldn’t it ?

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              I’ve amended the title to include the date.

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              Received the first check of my newest raise today, so it’s already a great day. Happy Sysadmin day to everyone!

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                Me too!

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                  Congrats! Enjoy your weekend :)

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                  lucky guy here! ;)

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                    Hard work has paid off. Since I’ve been here, I’ve done everything I can to improve things. Moved email to a reliable provider, set up endpoint protection, removed local admin rights for those who don’t really need it (no complaints yet), created a standard install image, deployed a firewall, negotiated a private fiber line for our office, fixed outstanding issues with the PBX and phone system in general, started backups for all workstations and servers (both on and off-site), deployed a digital timeclock system for plant workers, migrated all machines off of XP, began the process of migrating our voicemail server off of Windows Server 2003, ran cable to a new office building, upgraded our switch from 10/100 to 1000, and a bunch of other things. The company is growing (yay!) and I want to see it continue to do so with as little trouble as possible. Our parts and transportation departments have doubled in size, and it’s fun seeing my users be able to just jump in and have things just work.

                    It’s been a lot of hard work, but I’ve done everything I can with a low budget since it is an impoverished and rural area. I’ve done everything I can to save the company money and make a peicemeal environment relatively standard and making it work for users. I have some of the most awesome users in the world and I am thankful for having a job where I can do what I enjoy with a low level of stress. Small business IT gets a bad rap for often being underpaid or not having a budget, but I enjoy it.

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                  Nothing can stop a motivated sysadmin ;) http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/devotion_to_duty.png)

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                    Congrats! keep up the good work!

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                      that’s in the weekly newsletter of distrowatch, that’s why it was published today and not in two days : it’s an easter-egg

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                        I now understand some guys have to be paid very well to write with that language :D

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                          Très intéressant. Comment est-ce qu'on peut obtenir une invitation? J'aimerais bien une ;)

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                            tu as une queue d'invitation à l'adresse suivante : https://infos.mytux.fr/invitations/request , il suffit d'y mettre ton e-mail et l'un des membres du JdP va t'en faire parvenir une. Tu peux sinon m'envoyer ton e-mail en message privée sur ce site si tu veux