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 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! 🎉


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: 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

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! 😉

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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 to my FreedomBox.

#GitHub #GitLab #FreedomBox #Gitweb will host additional JavaScript snippets, some of which proprietary, and surveillance such as Pendo( Another reason to not use the instance!
(source: just got an email from GitLab)

Disney+ streaming uses draconian DRM, avoid

First of all, as always my opinions are my own, not those of my employer. Since I have 2 children I was happy to learn that the Netherlands would be one of the first countries to get Disney+ streaming. So I subscribed for the testing period, problem all devices in my home run Fedora. I started up…

NEWS: Announcing the "FreedomBox Turns 10 Hackathon"

In February 2020, the #FreedomBox project will turn 10 years old. To commemorate, we invite our community to New York City for a #hackathon on November 16, 2019!

📣Please 📣 share 📣 widely!📣


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