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submitted 3 months ago by AlphaXChance from trystract.com
How Jack Dorsey’s Bitcoin Legal Defense Fund is fighting for the future of open source software
submitted 7 months ago by Drewski from techcrunch.com
Decentralized Communication - #SolutionsWatch (54:39) ~ The Corbett Report [unofficial mirror]
submitted 8 months ago by JasonCarswell from youtube.com
Mob Mentality Threatens The Free Software Movement (24:47) ~ DistroTube, 2021-03-24
submitted 9 months ago by JasonCarswell from youtube.com
Linux-powered AI assistant killed off by 'patent troll'
submitted 9 months ago by Drewski from theregister.com
New Hampshire once again on the cusp of enshrining Software Freedom into law
submitted 9 months ago by Drewski from libreboot.org
Why We're Rebuilding The Thunderbird Interface From Scratch
submitted 10 months ago by Drewski from blog.thunderbird.net
Richard Stallman: See what happens when software doesn't respect your freedoms?
submitted 10 months ago by Drewski from files.catbox.moe
working with the public domain and finding public domain content
submitted 10 months ago by panel30 from tastyfish.cz
Towards a reproducible F-Droid
submitted 10 months ago by Drewski from f-droid.org
accrescent: A novel Android app store focused on security, privacy, and usability
submitted 11 months ago by Drewski from github.com
lotide (Reddit Alternative), federated forum / link aggregator using ActivityPub.
submitted 11 months ago by [deleted] from dev.narwhal.city
SourceHut, opensource GitHub alternative
submitted 11 months ago by [deleted] from sr.ht
GotHub, alternative front-end for GitHub
submitted 11 months ago by [deleted] from gh.vern.cc
How We Made MuseScore 4 - Music App Design is Challenging! (46:33) ~ Tantacrul
submitted 11 months ago by JasonCarswell from youtube.com
Revolt,(Discord Alternative) open source user-first chat platform.
submitted 1 year ago by [deleted] from github.com
VisionFive 2 RISC-V single-board computer is up for pre-order for $56 and up - Liliputing
submitted 1 year ago by [deleted] from liliputing.com
Bionic Reading - Convert Text into Better Way to Read Faster
submitted 1 year ago by Drewski from github.com
Tails 5.0 is out
submitted 1 year ago by Drewski from tails.boum.org
Privacy Respecting Software - A curated list of privacy & security-focused apps, software, and providers
Mozilla Thunderbird Beta now supports Matrix chat
submitted 1 year ago by Drewski from matrix.org
Lemmy v0.16.0 Release: Theming and Federation improvements
submitted 1 year 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
Joplin - An open source note taking and to-do application with synchronization capabilities - now available on F-Droid
submitted 1 year ago by Drewski from f-droid.org
PeerTube v4.1 is out!
submitted 1 year ago by Drewski from joinpeertube.org
Spodcast - a caching Spotify podcast to RSS proxy.
diaspora* version 0.7.16.0 released with security fixes!
submitted 1 year 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
zspotify: A Spotify downloader needing only a python interpreter and ffmpeg.
submitted 2 years ago by Drewski from github.com
Blender 3.0 released
submitted 2 years ago by Pis-dur from blender.org
Snikket iOS app now publicly released
submitted 2 years ago by Pis-dur from snikket.org
#Take Back Our Tech TBOT - A new site from The Conscious Resistance friends.
submitted 2 years ago by JasonCarswell from takebackourtech.org
For A Free Digital Society - Richard M. Stallman (1:56:21) ~ CH Open, Feb 18, 2016
submitted 2 years ago by JasonCarswell from youtube.com
Libreboot 20210522 released
submitted 2 years ago by Drewski from libreboot.org
System76 announced an open source mechanical keyboard called "Launch"
submitted 2 years ago by Drewski from system76.com
Why trademark Open Source software
submitted 2 years ago by [deleted] from lightmeter.io
At Home (and On Campus) with EFF - Scheduled to be LIVE Jan 14, 2021
submitted 2 years ago by JasonCarswell from self.FLOSS
Can't believe I have to write that... The Quantum Ad-List is free.
submitted 2 years ago by The_Quantum_Alpha from i.imgur.com
Synapse 1.21.1 released | Matrix.org
submitted 3 years ago by Pis-dur from matrix.org
Is Self-Sufficiency Possible? - Questions For Corbett (33:12) ~ corbettreport
submitted 3 years 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 3 years ago by Pis-dur from calibre-ebook.com
Frictional Games open sources Amnesia: The Dark Descent code under GPL v3:
submitted 3 years ago by Pis-dur from frictionalgames.com
The Newsboat RSS Feedreader 2.21 released
submitted 3 years 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 3 years ago by Pis-dur from blog.mozilla.org
Spritely Goblins v0.7 released - a transactional, distributed actor model environment
submitted 3 years ago by Pis-dur from dustycloud.org
submitted 3 years 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 3 years ago by Pis-dur from andreldm.com
Mycroft AI Making Development Syncs Public
submitted 3 years ago by Pis-dur from mycroft.ai
This week in KDE: Akademy makes the magic happen
submitted 3 years ago by Pis-dur from pointieststick.com
GNU remotecontrol - News: New Google Nest Thermostat passes through FCC [Savannah]
submitted 3 years 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 3 years ago by Pis-dur from protonmail.com
PeerTube 2.4 is out!
submitted 3 years ago by Pis-dur from joinpeertube.org
Ardour 6.3 is released
submitted 3 years ago by Pis-dur from discourse.ardour.org
OpenPGP in Thunderbird 78
submitted 3 years ago by Pis-dur from blog.thunderbird.net
Free Software Awards: Recognize those who advance our freedom by October 28th — Free Software Foundation
submitted 3 years ago by Pis-dur from fsf.org
Spain’s First Open Source Satellite
submitted 3 years 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 3 years ago by Pis-dur from write.tedomum.net
submitted 3 years ago by dissent from i.imgur.com
Jitsi - open-source alternative to Zoom video conferencing
submitted 3 years ago by JasonCarswell from self.FLOSS
Linux Lite 5.0 Released With UEFI Support & Other Major Improvements
submitted 3 years ago by dissent from itsfoss.com
FarmBot: open source backyard robot for a fully automated garden (31:43) ~ Kirsten Dirksen, 2016-09-25
[Repost] FSFE welcomes CDU decision to make Free Software mandatory
submitted 4 years ago by JasonCarswell from fsfe.org
Not LibreOffice too? Beloved open-source suite latest to fall victim to the curse of Catalina
submitted 4 years ago by Mnemonic from theregister.co.uk
GNOME files defense against patent troll
submitted 4 years ago by Mnemonic from gnome.org
How to support open-source software and stay sane
submitted 4 years ago by Mnemonic from nature.com
25th Anniversary of FreeDOS -- with Jim Hall! ~ Bryan Lunduke (46:33)
submitted 4 years ago by JasonCarswell from youtube.com
Is Free Software digital Communism? ~ Bryan Lunduke (9:20)
CERN Ditches Microsoft to 'Take Back Control' With Open Source Software - Slashdot
submitted 4 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 4 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 4 years ago by Mnemonic from linuxjournal.com
Should strong A.I. source code be opened? ~ Bryan Lunduke
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 4 years ago by JasonCarswell from en.wikipedia.org
Gratis versus libre (no cost vs no restriction, or free stuff vs freedom)
MiniWin | Open source embedded window manager - for small embedded systems with a touch screen.
submitted 4 years ago by JasonCarswell from miniwinwm.wixsite.com
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.
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.
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 4 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 4 years ago by JasonCarswell from techsupportalert.com
Does Open Source take away Closed Source jobs? ~ Bryan Lunduke