#FOSS apps that need push notifications get problems: Google wants to force all apps on #Android to use its proprietary service Firebase for push notifications.
That's why we need F-Droid and/or #Linux based smartphone OS without Google. #UBports
Ditch the GPS. It’s ruining your brain.
Are you not feeling motivated to go outside for a healthy walk? How about downloading the application StreetComplete from @fdroidorg and start helping out OpenStreetMap by adding missing data about the places around you!
I started today and it made my daily walks a lot more fun! It also motivates me to walk even more and visit new places that I wouldn't visit otherwise. :)
I'd like to give a shoutout to #VLC mediaplayer. I've been using it all week to cast the latest GoT episodes to my tv. It's just amazing software. These guys could have been crazy rich by now, but they chose to distribute their software for free.
Who do you want to boost on #NameAndFame Friday?
The NSA now have source posted for their reverse engineering platform, Ghidra. Last I checked it was an empty repo. Seems to work well! I disassembled a small program I had laying around and it eye-opening to see in action. Time to poke at some other software I have...
Distro addicted college student who would rather research FOSS than do homework.
Not a CS major. If it's any hint, I like #FreeCAD
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