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how to change account username?

I want to change my account username, but I see no option other than “delete account”, :( …

How does federation work?

I subscribed to ! on my own instance, created a post and it shows up only on my instance. How is federation supposed to work? Should the post be posted to …

Account login

Hi, clockwise_bit here. …


Is moving communities from instances possible?

I was wondering if moving communities from instances possible. I wonder this bcs in case one day I get my own instance and wanna move my communities…

Search for a community requires ! in front. Is that really necessary?

On, I click Communities then in the search box I type “” and click the Search button. The response is “No results.”. …

Getting thumbnails from external websites to show up

I am having trouble getting thumbnails from external websites (such as from youtube videos) to show up in my instance. …

Error when building Lemmy on Debian 10 + workaround

When following the instructions here:, and doing cargo check, it seemed to proceed just fine until it compiles object v0.23.0. There it gave several error messages of the form: error[E0658]: subslice patterns are unstable and st…

My post isn't getting pushed to other instances

I made this post from to a community on, but I noticed that while it shows up when I load the community from lemmy, it doesn’t show up on lemmygrad. I checked the modlogs on lemmygrad, and there’s no record of the post being removed or me being ba…

Cannot post a picture

I get an error mentioning MagicWand…

How to remove some categories?

Hi. I used Lemmy to build a gaming site. How to remove some unnecessary categories? …

ABOUT License

since lemmy use AGPL-3.0 License , if someone modify the code and setup web site, if need offer source code to user ??..

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…

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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 : …


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