🎁 Buy Now & Save: Librem 5 Early Bird pricing ($599 USD) ends January 31. Preorder pricing ($649 USD) begins Feb 1 and ends when general availability and shipping begins. shop.puri.sm/shop/librem-5/ #DemandFreedom #privacy #security

Finally got to sit down with my dev kit from ! I'm excited to learn more about SIM cards, GPS, and the FOSS that ties it all together. Will 2019 be the year of the phone?

is in the middle of doing a series of upstream releases. X2Go Desktop Sharing has been entirely reworked. The X2Go Session Broker has been ported to Python3 and seen many bug fixes. All components with GUIs are finally on Qt5. As components get released upstream, I do my best in getting the stuff uploaded to early enough in time for upcoming Debian . Install a Debian 9, upgrade/dist-upgrade to testing and give feedback via Debian BTS. Thanks!

Oh, we've got some news! I'm excited to play with the dev kit. What should I do first with it?

puri.sm/posts/librem5-2018-11-

Since I couldn't find some active FOSS community on matrix, I created a channel on my homeserver, feel free to join ;)

matrix.to/#/#liveunix:liveunix

Purism has an update on their progress with the Librem 5. If you're considering getting one, new information for you!

"Librem 5 general development report — October 15th, 2018 – Purism"

puri.sm/posts/librem-5-general

Yes, today, after having troubles with windows, I convinced 2 coworkers to try out Linux, I'm gonna show them a few distros this weekend and help them installing it on their secondary computers. Today's a happy day!

I'm really starting to dig . I'm using this $25 USB dongle to decode the TPMS radios in my car tires that broadcast the pressure and temp.

Oh, and the sweet tools available make it even better!

It's International Day Against DRM on Tuesday the 18th of September!

Many DRM-free e-book retailers have sales on the day, so keep an eye out for bargains. Libreture is involved too, and will have it's own special announcement to support DRM-free books.

#IDAD

defectivebydesign.org/dayagain

Ouch, my desktop completely froze last night and messed my boot files. I'm glad live USBs are here to save my butt and let me reinstall just the kernel and friends. Now I need to figure out what keeps causing it to all freeze, but there's never anything in my logs. Just stops. ⏱️

Looks like the will be pushed back 3 months for an estimated release date in April.

Had a feeling they wouldn't be able to keep to their January estimate, but still very much looking forward to how it'll pan out.

puri.sm/posts/2018-09-librem5-

is probably the best online community I've been a part of so far. People here are really nice and doing a diverse range of interesting and creative things. One day we'll figure out how to put coffee in a RAID configuration.

Give yourselves a pat on the head.

Got mad respect for @mike and @kev, thank you guys so much.

Mastalab crashed and gave me the option of emailing a report. Even though it was a trivial problem I sent the email.

I just got a reply, half an hour later, saying it's fixed. 💛

My delight and surprise made me realize Google/birdsite/whatever had trained me out of reporting problems, by never responding or fixing anything.

The fediverse is different. You're much closer to humans who care about these things and are able to actually do stuff. It's worth reporting users, bugs, crashes.

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Is it possible to disable 🖱️ mouse/cursor tracking in :firefox: ? I'm hearing more about how sites use mouse movements to identify and track users. I use , but it would be nice to opt into or be notified of mouse tracking on non-trusted pages.

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