Do you use any RSS feed aggregator? :RSS:
Which one?

@jorge Since I already have a server for many other purposes, I use a Nextcloud app called News: apps.nextcloud.com/apps/news

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@vidyasagar @jorge Get a GNU/Linux server (preferably running Ubuntu 18.04) and type: sudo snap install nextcloud
Literally you can then open your browser and type in the IP address (or domain) of your server and set up the admin account and start using it.

@masoud @jorge Nice! Thanks! Do you have a home server? Or bought server space?

@masoud @vidyasagar @jorge

I really don't think snap packaging is something very good to be advocating. It can lead to severe security issues, especially when every peice of software is packages as a whole OS of it's own, and is really only a thing in Ubuntu.

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> [Snaps] can lead to severe security issues
I disagree. Have you seen how a snap is built using @snapcraftio tool? It can (among other things) directly pull from the latest stable tags of any GitHub repository, whenever you build it. I even believe @ubuntu offers a service to automatically refresh snaps in the snap store whenever a new commit or tag is pushed to any of the constituent repositories. That's way more up-to-date than most traditional repositories.
> [Snaps are] really only a thing in Ubuntu
I disagree. Look at docs.snapcraft.io/installing-s . It's like saying GNOME Shell is only a thing in Fedora because the majority of design and development is done by Red Hat employees.
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@masoud @snapcraftio @vidyasagar @jorge

from a system administration standpoint, when some library needs a security patch, you patch your source, then recompile and install that library. Only in one place, then anything dependent on that library uses the patched .so file.

In your model, every single program has it's own set of libraries and it's own full operating system, so when something needs patches, you have to patch every single program on the entire system separately. There is a reason *nix does not copy Windows in this regard.

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