This page contains announcements related to ~vern.
All announcements here are cross-posted to the Fediverse, Matrix, XMPP and IRC. There is an RSS feed for these announcements, too.
There is a new pubnix account recovery system, using PGP. We strongly suggest you put a PGP key in ~/.pgp.asc to use it in the future.
Finally, after like two months, I got enough money to fix the server! I'm really excited to be able to work on ~vern again, so thank you all for sticking around.
You may have noticed that ~vern has been down for a little bit. This is because I was upgrading the servers to Debian 12, something that was long overdue in my opinion.
I just finished implementing the announcements mailing list, which you might be seeing this from. Information about it can be found in https://vern.cc/announcements
We have retired three services. These are Vikunja, Yarn, and Agreper. This was because these services were unused and difficult to maintain, as well as abuse of some of them.
xmoo is no longer a ~vern administrator, this is because a fellow sysadmin was sent a death threat and I am not comfortable with that, whatsoever.
I, ~pjals, have left the ~vern team because I felt uncomfortable since ~cobra supposedly jokingly sent a death threat directed to me.
We now host SafeTwitch, a front-end for Twitch, on https://ttv.vern.cc
LibreTranslate is now running without CUDA
~xmoo is now an administrator at ~vern as of two days ago
I just set up Tent on ~vern. See tn.vern.cc
We now have a public DICT Server on port 2628, a Xonotic game server, and an internet radio on radio.vern.cc!
Our wiki now is based on a static git repo instead of dokuwiki. Thanks ~vitorg and ~xmoo!
We have reinstated our mumble server. Join it at mumble.vern.cc:64738
Binternet is a front-end for Pintrest. See it at bn.vern.cc
We now run a Teeworlds and a DDNet server on teeworlds.vern.cc!
Join it on stk.vern.cc:2759
I knew it was odyssey the whole time god dammit. Blog post
The FBI has asked us to give them all information we have on a user, and we had to comply.
~vern has recently suffered a huge postgres database loss, and data for some services has been completely lost. Please contact an admin to regain access to your accounts.
I have recently found out that LibreTranslate requires nonfree software, so I am removing it from ~vern.
Please contact an admin if your pubnix account's SSH is no longer working.
I, ~pjals, have been recruited to the ~vern team as a sysadmin!
Laboratory is a privacy-respecting front-end to GitLab and GitLabCE instances, created by Ferass El Hafidi.
Destructables is a privacy-respecting front-end to Instructables developed by me (~cobra)
Since Full-Text RSS is very broken and I can't get it to work, I have decided to discontinue it. Use Miniflux for the same features.
Suds is a front-end for Snopes.com that I (~cobra) developed myself :).
~neo is having issues with his computer, and will write the canary for this month when he has a working computer again.
We now have an RSS feed for these announcements!
Our Hellfire server has be decommissioned due to ~[ELIDED] no longer being able to pay for it. We have recomissioned Typhoon in order to host ns2.vern.cc.
~vern is back after experiencing a downtime due to systemd dying
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