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We partnered with to offer an Activity-Pub federated blogging
instance for kernel developers.
Requesting your blog
This service is offered to anyone with a account, or anyone
with an entry in the MAINTAINERS file. If you do not fall under one of
these two categories, you can get someone else to "sponsor" your
For further details, please see
The configuration interface is pretty minimal and self-explanatory. Here
are a few pointers to get you started:
- All blogs start out as "unlisted" meaning that they won't show up on until you make them public -- but they are
still accessible as To add them to the
global feed, go to, click "Customize"
and change "Publicity" to "public".
- Your posts are published into "Draft" by default, which lets you
preview them and share with others under a non-guessable link. To make
them public in your blog, click on "Drafts" in the title bar (or "View
drafts" in the menu), and then on "move into yourblogname" next to the
post that you want to make public.
- If you want to follow in your RSS reader, the feed
is at (the last / is important).
For just your own blog's RSS feed, the URL is[yourusername]/feed/.
Code snippets
If you're posting a code snippet, add the language identifier next to
the opening stanza. E.g.::
#include <stdio.h>
int main()
printf("Hello, World!");
Command-line tool
You can use a command-line ``wf`` tool to write and edit your posts:
- Download_
- `User Guide`_
If you're only familiar with GitHub's Markdown flavor, you should be
aware of the following differences between GitHub and WriteFreely:
- WriteFreely preserves all linebreaks, as opposed to just double breaks
between paragraphs
- Posts submitted via ``wf`` will use monospace font, unless you pass
``--font serif`` as a flag
Please see this post for other ``wf`` usage tips:
- `This instance is now editable via the CLI`_
.. _Download:
.. _`User Guide`:
.. _`This instance is now editable via the CLI`: