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I don't post much on social media anymore. Why? It drains my attention and has a whole bunch of other negative side-effects: ledger.humanetech.com/

In fact, I think free software projects should rely less on social media and we should try with Linux Mobile to be the prime example of giving users not only control of their whole software stack but also of their attention.

For a 39 minute verbose version of this statement, see my FOSDEM talk: fosdem.org/2022/schedule/event

I don't post much on social media anymore. Why? It drains my attention and has a whole bunch of other negative side-effects: ledger.humanetech.com/

In fact, I think free software projects should rely less on social media and we should try with Linux Mobile to be the prime example of giving users not only control of their whole software stack but also of their attention.

For a 39 minute verbose version of this statement, see my FOSDEM talk: fosdem.org/2022/schedule/event

Got a chance to talk to Miles Alan about his amazing projects:

* (Early days of)
* framebufferphone: new UI
* Mepo: new map app for Sxmo, fbp, Phosh, possibly PlaMo & more
* Why he likes and

cast.postmarketos.org/episode/

@be

It is refreshing and motivating to listen to @ollieparanoid reminding us of the "what" and the "why" of being involved with #linux on #mobile. It is easy to get lost in technicalities, bugs, performance issues, lack of applications and miss the point.

#linuxmobile #mobilelinux

Linux Mobile vs. The Social Dilemma

As FOSS on mobile community, let's do our part to fix the many negative effects of social media and its hostile design patterns. We could become the prime example of how to treat users with respect. To not only give them control over their phone, but also over their attention. From design choices in the operating systems and apps to the platforms we choose to communicate about development.

fosdem.org/2022/schedule/event

#fosdem is starting soon!

We're excited to have so many great talks coming up in the FOSS on mobile devices devroom \o/
#mobilelinux #mobile #linux
fosdem.org/2022/schedule/track

Please join us in thanking Dalton Durst (UniversalSuperBox) for his work on
@ubports Ubuntu Touch, the and for all his contributions to the mobile Linux community.

Best of luck with future endeavors!

The 77th edition of my weekly collection of news about (@PINE64 , , @purism and such), , is out!

linmob.net/linbits-77-weekly-l

The end of the year in Linux Phones, let's have a last LinBits: A new Shell for phones and tablets, v21.12, on the PinePhone Pro, 4.6.0, an app-list replacement prototype and more!

After 6 long months of waiting, v21.12 is live! This release contains 8 more devices, bringing our total number supported in stable releases up to 23! This time also featuring , a way to "escape" to a tty with graphical keyboard when things go bad.

Get it now while it's still hot!

postmarketos.org/blog/2021/12/

TuxPhones is now on LiberaPay! By supporting us, you help us cover hosting expenses and support new content, while letting us maintain an entirely privacy-respecting experience for our users.

liberapay.com/TuxPhones/

Randomly seeing this classic easter egg on my put a big smile on my face this week 😁 Happy holidays to everyone! 🎅 🎁 ☃️

In E12 of the podcast we mostly discuss what will be in the upcoming v21.12 release. Such as pre-built images for the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7 in this super cute picture (CC-BY-SA-4.0 by Nikita Travkin, one of the hidden gems you can find while browsing through the wiki).

Topics include:
* Plasma Mobile Gear 21.12
* More GNOME 41, less forks
* TTYescape 0.2
* mobile-config-firefox 3.0.0
* New devices in community
* Mainlining OP6/SHIFT6mq/Fairphones
* pmbootstrap news

cast.postmarketos.org/episode/

#osmocom OsmoDevCall tomorrow (Dec 10) at 20:00 CET: "osmo-dev and running Osmocom TTCN3 test suites locally" by osmith - as usual open to the general public - osmocom.org/news/155 lists.osmocom.org/pipermail/os meeting4.franken.de/b/har-xbc-

7/ Download in progress!

Link to repo w/ updated README:
gitlab.com/postmarketOS/mobile

Have fun with the new config, report issues or even better, send patches if you find bugs. Like previous versions, I've only tested this on the PinePhone (took long enough, but in the future I might test it on other devices too) and some of the hardcoded px values may not work well with other phones. But we can add media queries for those, just give editing the CSS a try.

@linmob @postmarketOS @blendergeek

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6/ "Find in page..." in the menu opens this toolbar. That's right, you have all controls from Firefox desktop available. With this and the keyboard open, almost the whole page is covered. However when typing the query and then minimizing the keyboard, one can go through the results nicely.

@linmob @postmarketOS @blendergeek

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4/ With searchbar results solved, navbar at bottom suddenly seemed feasible. At that point, I just had to give @linmob 's clever idea a try. He made the tab title bigger so it always shows the tab menu button and makes the tab selection menu usable on mobile.

Free space above the menu button is for consistency with private mode, so both can use the same tab size. Also it's convenient to tap there to close the menu.

@postmarketOS @blendergeek

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3/ Searching through bookmarks is of course more fun if you can actually give them a proper title. That works now!

@postmarketOS @blendergeek

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