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Sent from your Android/iPhone?

I care about having a phone I can do whatever I want with, because in the end this will empower more people to escape the big brother. Librem's Mastodon instance can be blocked at the click of a button, having real hardware we can build fee software upon is more challenging. However if Librem5 takes off, I don't think they will be the only choice for long, which is what I ultimately want.

It already means that GTK4 will be ready for phones, which is huge, I don't necessarily see Samsung jumping on this anytime soon, but a Raspberry Pi 5 sold as an official phone kit w/ case, modem, screen all included similar to their desktop kits, getting into schools, on TV and into magazines, offering compelling performance at an affordable price...maybe even jumping in with super polished hardware now that they're locked out of the ecosystem?

The future looks interesting...

Yes, the doesn't have have modern hardware, yes, it's expensive for now & yes, Purism has made missteps along the way, but I am still eagerly waiting for mine, because it's been 12 years since the original iPhone and I'd say that's enough of a head start for proprietary software. Once there's real hardware to target, free software will catch up quickly & that will make hardware OEMs consider it, springing up more compelling hardware, eventually, but for now we can't be very HW picky.

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This podcast doco about child brides in the USA is wild. In 17 States there is NO LEGAL MINIMUM AGE for marriage if a parent and/or judge agrees.


People are understandably upset about removing the option to not sign in into their cloud if you' happen to install while connected to the internet, but sadly and somewhat predictably, I see a lot of commenters making excuses for why they still cannot switch to , non working WiFI, audio - things not valid for a decade - instead people seem to be looking at .

that increasingly relies on services, lets contractors listen in on Siri conversations etc.

I love #FreeSoftware: It took me and #GPSCorrelate only 9 minutes to precisely batch geotag 784 pictures with 6,4 GB by using 14 different tracks, that I recorded with #Osmand during my last vacation.

Find a how to use it here: blog.3rik.cc/2018/02/how-to-ba

#OpenStreetMap #Photography #IloveFS

AT&T invited pentesters to their site with a public bug bounty, but then redirected probes to the FBI's tips website. Dick move.


« Redirecting an innocent hacker's authorized scanning to aim at unauthorized FBI targets is the equivalent of Swatting.
Not funny.
AT&T should be investigated. »



systemd is a project creating an integrated software suite much like GNU is a project creating an integrated software suite. The pid1 is just one of the things they wrote.

So what you're referring to as GNU/Linux is in fact, GNU/systemd/Linux.

@alatiera weird question: is it possible (from a noobs (ie "me") POV to open an existing GNOME section (Networkmanager, Openvpn settings) in Glade to edit that directly?

(sry for singling you out, you where the first GNOME dev I found :) )


We would like to ask you again to help us out and use our tiny feedback tool: #36c3 – Have your say events.ccc.de/2019/09/20/36c3- (And please, refrain from any blockchain jokes.)

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Hi there! I am a free software developer. I enjoy working on useful software, as well as advocating for software freedom and the use of open standards, promoting data ownership, decentralization and privacy. If this is important to you, I may be worth following. If you like Go, Rust, or Swift, it may be worth following me as well. Besides computing, I enjoy metal, a good read and occasionally some gaming, (not much time for that these days).