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Tails 5.0 is out
submitted 17 days ago by Drewski from tails.boum.org
Privacy Respecting Software - A curated list of privacy & security-focused apps, software, and providers
submitted 1 month ago by Drewski from github.com
Mozilla Thunderbird Beta now supports Matrix chat
submitted 1 month ago by Drewski from matrix.org
Lemmy v0.16.0 Release: Theming and Federation improvements
submitted 2 months ago by Drewski from join-lemmy.org
SingleFile: Web Extension for Firefox/Chrome/MS Edge and CLI tool to save a faithful copy of an entire web page in a single HTML file
submitted 2 months ago by Drewski from github.com
Joplin - An open source note taking and to-do application with synchronization capabilities - now available on F-Droid
submitted 2 months ago by Drewski from f-droid.org
PeerTube v4.1 is out!
submitted 2 months ago by Drewski from joinpeertube.org
Spodcast - a caching Spotify podcast to RSS proxy.
submitted 3 months ago by Drewski from github.com
diaspora* version 0.7.16.0 released with security fixes!
submitted 3 months ago by Pis-dur from blog.diasporafoundation.org
Fraidycat - an app for Linux, Windows or Mac OS X which can be accessed from a local browser or a Tor onion site and can be used to follow folks on a variety of platforms.
Wire is now on F-Droid
submitted 3 months ago by Drewski from f-droid.org
zspotify: A Spotify downloader needing only a python interpreter and ffmpeg.
submitted 5 months ago by Drewski from github.com
Blender 3.0 released
submitted 5 months ago by Pis-dur from blender.org
Snikket iOS app now publicly released
submitted 8 months ago by Pis-dur from snikket.org
#Take Back Our Tech TBOT - A new site from The Conscious Resistance friends.
submitted 8 months ago by JasonCarswell from takebackourtech.org
For A Free Digital Society - Richard M. Stallman (1:56:21) ~ CH Open, Feb 18, 2016
submitted 9 months ago by JasonCarswell from youtube.com
Libreboot 20210522 released
submitted 12 months ago by Drewski from libreboot.org
System76 announced an open source mechanical keyboard called "Launch"
submitted 1 year ago by Drewski from system76.com
Why trademark Open Source software
submitted 1 year ago by [deleted] from lightmeter.io
At Home (and On Campus) with EFF - Scheduled to be LIVE Jan 14, 2021
submitted 1 year ago by JasonCarswell from self.FLOSS
Can't believe I have to write that... The Quantum Ad-List is free.
submitted 1 year ago by The_Quantum_Alpha from i.imgur.com
Synapse 1.21.1 released | Matrix.org
submitted 1 year ago by Pis-dur from matrix.org
Is Self-Sufficiency Possible? - Questions For Corbett (33:12) ~ corbettreport
submitted 1 year ago by JasonCarswell from youtube.com
Calibre 5.0 released. The powerful e-book manager has moved to Python 3, has dark mode support and more.
submitted 1 year ago by Pis-dur from calibre-ebook.com
Frictional Games open sources Amnesia: The Dark Descent code under GPL v3:
submitted 1 year ago by Pis-dur from frictionalgames.com
The Newsboat RSS Feedreader 2.21 released
submitted 1 year ago by Pis-dur from newsboat.org
Mozilla announced the end of life for two legacy services that grew out of the Firefox Test Pilot program: Firefox Send and Firefox Notes.
submitted 1 year ago by Pis-dur from blog.mozilla.org
Spritely Goblins v0.7 released - a transactional, distributed actor model environment
submitted 1 year ago by Pis-dur from dustycloud.org
submitted 1 year ago by Pis-dur from weeklyosm.eu
Xfce 4.16pre1 released! - the first development release leading up to Xfce 4.16. It comes with a boatload of new features and improvements.
submitted 1 year ago by Pis-dur from andreldm.com
Mycroft AI Making Development Syncs Public
submitted 1 year ago by Pis-dur from mycroft.ai
This week in KDE: Akademy makes the magic happen
submitted 1 year ago by Pis-dur from pointieststick.com
GNU remotecontrol - News: New Google Nest Thermostat passes through FCC [Savannah]
submitted 1 year ago by Pis-dur from savannah.gnu.org
The number of Google searches in all languages for privacy-focused Gmail alternatives (e.g., “private email” or “encrypted email”) increased 39 percent worldwide between May 2019 and April 2020.
submitted 1 year ago by Pis-dur from protonmail.com
PeerTube 2.4 is out!
submitted 1 year ago by Pis-dur from joinpeertube.org
Ardour 6.3 is released
submitted 1 year ago by Pis-dur from discourse.ardour.org
OpenPGP in Thunderbird 78
submitted 1 year ago by Pis-dur from blog.thunderbird.net
Free Software Awards: Recognize those who advance our freedom by October 28th — Free Software Foundation
submitted 1 year ago by Pis-dur from fsf.org
Spain’s First Open Source Satellite
submitted 1 year ago by Pis-dur from hackaday.com
GNU FreeIPMI - News: FreeIPMI 1.6.6 Released [Savannah]
Peertube·Social briefly, P·S at 100 000 views.
submitted 1 year ago by Pis-dur from write.tedomum.net
submitted 1 year ago by dissent from i.imgur.com
Jitsi - open-source alternative to Zoom video conferencing
Linux Lite 5.0 Released With UEFI Support & Other Major Improvements
submitted 1 year ago by dissent from itsfoss.com
FarmBot: open source backyard robot for a fully automated garden (31:43) ~ Kirsten Dirksen, 2016-09-25
submitted 2 years ago by JasonCarswell from youtube.com
[Repost] FSFE welcomes CDU decision to make Free Software mandatory
submitted 2 years ago by JasonCarswell from fsfe.org
Not LibreOffice too? Beloved open-source suite latest to fall victim to the curse of Catalina
submitted 2 years ago by Mnemonic from theregister.co.uk
GNOME files defense against patent troll
submitted 2 years ago by Mnemonic from gnome.org
How to support open-source software and stay sane
submitted 2 years ago by Mnemonic from nature.com
25th Anniversary of FreeDOS -- with Jim Hall! ~ Bryan Lunduke (46:33)
Is Free Software digital Communism? ~ Bryan Lunduke (9:20)
CERN Ditches Microsoft to 'Take Back Control' With Open Source Software - Slashdot
submitted 2 years ago by Mnemonic from news.slashdot.org
Is Telemetry evil... even in Open Source? ~ Bryan Lunduke
What software thingy would I do with a billion dollars? ~ Bryan Lunduke
Should macOS and iOS be Open Source? ~ Bryan Lunduke
How DRM has permitted Google to have an "open source" browser that is still under its exclusive control
submitted 2 years ago by happysmash27 from boingboing.net
Does going Full Stallman isolate a person? ~ Bryan Lunduke
We Need to Save What Made Linux and FOSS Possible
submitted 3 years ago by Mnemonic from linuxjournal.com
Should strong A.I. source code be opened? ~ Bryan Lunduke
submitted 3 years ago by JasonCarswell from youtube.com
WireGuard - a FLOSS application and communication protocol that implements virtual private network (VPN) techniques to create secure point-to-point connections in routed or bridged configurations, run as a module in the Linux kernel aiming to beat IPsec and OpenVPN tunneling protocol performances.
submitted 3 years ago by JasonCarswell from en.wikipedia.org
Free and open-source software (FOSS) is both free and open-source unlike proprietary software, and anyone is freely licensed to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.
Gratis versus libre (no cost vs no restriction, or free stuff vs freedom)
Open source - a term for a product with permission to use its source code, design documents, or content, most commonly referring the model, where software or other products are released under a license. Originating with software, it has expanded to cover other open content and collaboration.
MiniWin | Open source embedded window manager - for small embedded systems with a touch screen.
submitted 3 years ago by JasonCarswell from miniwinwm.wixsite.com
Switching family members to Free Software and Linux? ~ Bryan Lunduke
Dystopian Hypothetical: Free Software outlawed. Join the resistance or keep family safe? ~ Bryan Lunduke
GNU Project - a free-software, mass-collaboration project, started by Richard Stallman in 1983, aiming to give users freedom and control over their computers and devices, by collaboratively developing and providing software based on freedom-rights.
14 Best Free And Open Source Software For Windows 10 Every User Must Know In 2018 ~ Aditya Tiwari, 2018-01-12 - [ The must-have fundamentals for FLOSS newbies. Nothing new or unique for experienced users. ]
submitted 3 years ago by JasonCarswell from fossbytes.com
Best Free Window Manager/Resizer/Arranger List - [ I don't know if any of these software are FLOSS, which is why I want to migrate to Mint, but meanwhile I need a descent Win7Manager, so recommendations welcome. ]
submitted 3 years ago by JasonCarswell from techsupportalert.com
Does Open Source take away Closed Source jobs? ~ Bryan Lunduke