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#1 2016-11-01 18:05:58

Xylon
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Naming a UK GNU social instance

If I make a UK twitter clone (GNU Social) what should I call it? UKtwit? Brittwitt? Britter?


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#2 2016-11-01 18:26:12

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Re: Naming a UK GNU social instance

Or for a UK Google clone (YaCy): Goo-K? Gookay? Briggle?


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#3 2016-11-01 18:28:16

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Re: Naming a UK GNU social instance

Or for a UK Reddit clone (Lobster.rs codebase): Breddit? Redduk?


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#4 2016-11-01 19:08:01

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Re: Naming a UK GNU social instance

YouKtube? dUKdUKgo?


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#5 2016-11-02 10:19:05

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Re: Naming a UK GNU social instance

GnUK Social?  I'll see if anything comes to mind in the next day or by asking some punny people.

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#6 2016-11-04 09:09:02

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Re: Naming a UK GNU social instance

"Jam and Freedom"? "A Free and Pleasant Land"? "What's all the FOSS"? "The Open Isles"?

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#7 2016-12-29 12:47:25

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Re: Naming a UK GNU social instance

We don't really need to make a free software website sound nationalistic. People in other countries haven't done so. We need something that is broad and inviting to get people engaged.
Generally in the about description a sentence can be put in to say it has been set up in UK ....

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#8 2017-03-10 11:44:44

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Re: Naming a UK GNU social instance

GNU/K

GNU Social is a pretty good system and it can also be installed using Freedombone (https://freedombone.net). It's also possible to just host yourself and then federate with the rest and that minimises the administration and legal issues with hosting data. Remember to periodically backup the database and config file and that's about all.

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