@joeligj12 thanks to lineageos I'm still getting the latest security updates, and I don't want to buy a new phone 📱
@joeligj12 I build lineageos myself, since there are no official builds for it anymore. But I don't understand enough to port it to 8 or later. 🙃
It's a Aquaris U plus, codename "tenshi".
@dadosch It's certainly possible, but requires additional work. Personally, I don't feel very motivated to put in that effort for a 4 year old Android version.
Contributions are certainly welcome, though.
@k9mail I still hope for "a backup with account pws". perhaps with encryption. i am sick of fan people manexplaining that this is would very insecure and that I really don't want to the feature.
@waywardchild F-Droid has its own pace. I'll update this post with the current status: https://forum.k9mail.app/t/k-9-mail-is-back-5-800-release/1164/3
I am very happy to hear about the release. The only thing that bothers me a bit is that I cannot go to fdroid and update the package (yet). So I will have to remember to do that some time in the future...
I know, it's probably hard to hold back your joy about the news but maybe it would be better to do so until the release is broadly available in the repos.
Or am I getting something wrong?
@waywardchild @k9mail As always: Once it has successfully been built by the F-Droid build server and pushed to the repo. https://f-droid.org/en/docs/FAQ_-_App_Developers/#ive-published-a-new-release-why-is-it-not-in-the-repository
@waywardchild @k9mail Or use the latest beta, no new commits since then: https://github.com/k9mail/k-9/compare/5.800...5.741
@EdwardTorvalds @k9mail As always: Once it has successfully been built by the F-Droid build server and pushed to the repo. https://f-droid.org/en/docs/FAQ_-_App_Developers/#ive-published-a-new-release-why-is-it-not-in-the-repository
@EdwardTorvalds @k9mail Or use the latest beta, no new commits since then: https://github.com/k9mail/k-9/compare/5.800...5.741
Why is K9 Mail the only app that needs to be updated manually in Fdroid. New updates are not shown on list of app updates. I always need to search the app by its name and update to the latest version manually via the version tab.
Is that only me or do others have the same problem?
@matl I think this is because all updates (until today's) were not stable releases, but beta releases and if you haven't set Fdroid to automatically update to pre-releases, these updates get ignored.
@k9mail Thanks for the great work 👍
I updated to the beta a few days ago and it works like a charm. I really like the new design, too.
The new UI is awful. Why do software developers constantly feel the need to change UIs, which most often turns out worse. In the new K-9 I can't even mark a mail as unread. Rollback to 5.7x didn't work sadly, so I had to completely reinstall 5.7x. Would be great if there would be a K-9 Classic available or if 5.8 would offer the option to use the old UI.
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