#FreedomBox version 19.22 has been released to the Unstable branch! Soon, it will migrate to Testing and then to Stable-backports.

-Add new app for Samba file sharing 📁
-Update translations for 3 languages 🌎
-10 people contributed❗

Details: discuss.freedombox.org/t/freed

Some discussion about #Rust software being packaged in #Debian has happened recently. This comment by dkg on the bug report is a good summary of the problems and the current state of the discussion. bugs.debian.org/945542#94

Stop 👏 Using 👏 Facebook

So many reasons, why you should consider closing your #Facebook account. Here is a nice documented list:


HyperCard was inspired by an acid trip.

I think this stage should be factored in to the SDLC.


WeDistribute needs writers! 

Openstreetmap is reaching the point that it is just more information rich and beautiful than google maps and that is awesome

This is a call for volunteers to test the #gitlab Debian package when new versions comes out.

You can just use a Virtual Machine, container or dual boot (to avoid loading your main OS) to do this. Installing gitlab is as simple as 'apt install gitlab' (well, rules of installing from experimental or backports repos in Debian applies).

Check wiki.debian.org/gitlab for details. Please reply or DM if interested.

#debian #debian-gitlab

I first tried to package this about 2 years ago, but I couldn't find a sponsor for it. Thankfully, the pkg-php-pear team is active now, and was willing to sponsor the upload.

php-netscape-bookmark-parser is in Debian unstable now. It is a dependency for Shaarli.

NEWS: Announcing a Manual for New Developers

In the past, new developers have had trouble learning how to contribute to #FreedomBox.

This is why we've made a new resource: a manual that teaches new developers how to add apps to FreedomBox! 🎉

Details: freedomboxfoundation.org/news/

Thanks to Fioddor Superconcentrado for translating hundreds of pages and producing the first translation of the #FreedomBox user manual in Spanish.


The project is lucky to have committed translators who work towards making the product accessible to non-English speakers.

#Translators are under-appreciated heroes in the free software movement. If you are a free software maintainer, consider giving your translators credit in your changelogs and release announcements.

Hello world. Here's my work on integrating Racket and Vulkan, licensed under MIT: sagegerard.com/racket-vulkan-n

epicyon.net is an #AGPL licensed #ActivityPub protocol compliant federated #social #network server suitable for hosting a small number of accounts on low power systems requiring minimal maintenance, such as single board computers. It's the ActivityPub equivalent of an email server, storing posts as human readable #JSON on file, rather than in a database. It also uses only a small amount of RAM.

An Internet of People, Not Corporate Agendas

My #freedombox got here all the way from Bulgaria ! Huzzah I’m excited to start setting it up.

The terminal-based retro shooter now has moving terrain!

Excited about this? Want this FOSS shooter to be a reality? We're 80% of the way to the goal patreon.com/cwebber

A .gitattributes file from upstream makes packaging very difficult. 😩 Hopefully I can just remove it.

uspol meta 

EVENT: #FreedomBox hackathon next month!

WHAT: #Hackathon, developer discussion, free food
WHEN: SAT, November 16, 2019
WHERE: New York City

Eben Moglen will also be delivering a speech at the hackathon! Don't miss it! 😉

Share this!

REGISTER: freedomboxfoundation.org/news/

FreedomBox 19.19 has a new app for basic Git web hosting using gitweb.

I am shifting all of my personal projects that were still on Microsoft GitHub and GitLab.com to my FreedomBox.


#GitHub #GitLab #FreedomBox #Gitweb

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