Linux Café (or LinuxCafé, Linux Cafe, LinuxCafe) is a collective of Linux and open-source software
and share information about Free and Open Source Software (FOSS). We also strive to show others
proprietary software and services. Our goal is to create a welcoming environment and give a
all Linux and tech enthusiasts to come together.
You may wonder why a privacy centric group who helps others learn more
about alternatives to proprietary software and services is based on Discord.
That is a good question, Linux Café was created originally to provide an alternative place to talk
As we grew so did our goals, one of those major goals was to spread the word of FOSS to those who
not know about
Discord has provided us a large userbase of people who are into Linux and FOSS, while also giving us
platform able to reach those who don't know about [matrix], Telegram, Signal, Lemmy, etc. to join
because they trust
That is why we selfhost our own [matrix] homeserver and Telegram bridge bot and bridge all these
our FOSS focused friends can still chat and interact with our main public platform. Discord is far
it is where Linux Café started,
and it is still a place we care about and share as part of the Linux Café group.
Our main code hosting service is GitLab and we
mirror all of our
work to GitHub and
Codeberg. We do check issues and merge
and Codeberg, however we do see them and get to work on them faster if they are submitted to the
repos on our