Would anyone be interested in hearing about our #FOSS adventure? We''re a feminist non-profit in the midst of migrating from Windows to #Linux: servers and desktops! We try to be as #opensource as possible, for ethical, security and privacy reasons.

@Gina That sounds interesting, I would be interested to know what kind of problems you encounter

@Matter Issue nr. 1 in our #FOSS adventure: deciding which software to bet on; #Zimbra or #Kopano? #Rocketchat or #Matrix? #LibreOffice or #OnlyOffice? The only app we never doubted was #Nextcloud ❤️

Server side; do we go with #proxmox or with #kvm? What to do with our HR software that runs on Windows? How will authentication work with FreeIPA?

Then, what desktop OS? #Fedora, #Debian or #Ubuntu? Do we need virtual desktops? Surprise: we chose Linux Mint.

@Gina These questions of what software to choose are exactly the kind that keep me up at night as I consider self-hosting, or what to advise community organizations wanting to self-host to choose. I'd be really interested to read a series of blog posts on your experiences. Like what @lightweight has done with the tech blog:


@Gina I know that's potentially a lot of work, so I'd be happy to help with the writing, if that would make it more doable for you?

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