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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…

How to remove some categories?

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

The preview is enormously long and contains a lot of html code. …

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 : …


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…

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