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I don't know the password for my account, how can I reset it?

I registered this account using a randomly generated password via my password manager but it failed to save it. I’m now logged in but I can’t seem to find a way to reset my password without knowing the current one…

How long does it take for a remote community to federate?

I’ve just subscribed to, and now refreshing its local representation here at, but still no content. Will continue refreshing and will update this post as soon as I see the content reached this instance, but anyway I’m curious how long it coul…

Do I need to make a new account for every Lemmy instance?

I tried to sign in to with the account I created on the and it didn’t work. Any reason for this? (I am very new to Lemmy and am still learning how to use/understand how all the instances work)…


I have tried install a instance of lemmy on ubuntu using cargo and i get a lot of errors : …

Old posts from are popping up in my feed

I’m suddenly getting a bunch of months-old posts from in my feed. No idea what’s going on, but perhaps you can figure it out by poking around in the database to see what pops up for my user id. …

Determine if community is on blocklist?

Can users see if a community is on the federation blocklist, or what the federation status of a particular community is? I’m seeing a bunch of communities that I can find and subscribe to on lemmygrad, but the community has no posts, where on it has a bunch…

Links not wrapping

On mobile ios some links are not wrapping and are blowing out the width of the page (see attached). If you want me to open an issue in ui let me know but this is probably stupid safari. …

How to replace inactive moderator?

I’d like to post more in ! but I’m worried that the current mod has abandoned their account. Is there a process to replace a moderator?..

Am I the only one experiencing double notifications on web?

Every time someone creates a post on Lemmy here, I get two exactly the same notifications at the same time in my Firefox. Shall I file a bug, or this is something wrong with my browser?..

Lemmy emails are ending up in the spam folder in Protonmail

Just wanted to give a heads up for this. My thoughts are that it might be because of the .ml domain name, or it might be because the emails are both automated and very simple, which might look like spam to the filter…

Federating with lotide?

Would it be impossible to federate with similar projects like lotide? I know mastodon federates with a bunch of different activitypub microblogging projects…

Is it possible to appoint new mods in a community you own?

I’ve digged into my communities settings, but I didn’t see any option. I initially thought it wasn’t possible but today I saw c/chapotraphouse has a new mod. Maybe I’m missing something?..

Getting 'no slurs' error on post

Hi, I am setting up a danish site. The word ‘sl*t’ means ‘to complete’ in danish. Whenever we make a post with that word, we get an error saying “no slurs”. And the post is not accepted. …

Could blocking\hiding communities become a feature?

I want to browse Local\All to discover new content\communities I don’t know exist but some communities (like memes) I know I don’t want to see so It’d be helpful to be able to “block” them so I don’t see them on Local\All. …

How do I mute certain instances and/or communities from my feed when viewing All?

Like the title says. How would I mute some instances from appearing in my feed when looking at All. Same goes for communities too. I don’t want to completely block the instance such that I cannot see people who post from them…

Shouldn’t lemmy automatically create a community the same name as a user on sign up, for future federation with mastodon?

If lemmy created a community the same name as the username when someone signs up. You could follow a lemmy user and then when your on mastodon (once we’re federated with mastodon) you could see their self posts in their community as a mastodon post and vice versa…

Something odd with the Lemmy rate limiting.

I have all the proxy_set_header directives in nginx, including the new ones just added in yesterday or the day before.

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