Just digitalized my whole paper documents.
I hate paperwork, that's why I love :D


Hi all. #TWIF #29 is up, in which we're looking for #MirrorTesters and talk about our new #Matrix server.


We also have some news about #Fairphone as a Service, seek help with our new #AuditingProxy, and 12 new and 79 updated apps in our repo. Go read!

„Wie, du bist nicht bei Whatsapp?“


Guter Text, den ich nun endlich auch mal gelesen habe. Unbedingt lesen und verbreiten!

I'm currently researching into Android's backup APIs, more specifically the BackupTransport class.

Do you think it would be hard to create a Nextcloud Backup app, that syncs the users application data to their Nextcloud account?


QR-Code Generator for OMEMO
OMEMO is, like any other encryption protocol based on trust. The user has to make sure, that the keys they are trusting belong to the right users. Otherwise a so called Man-in-the-Middle attack is possible. An attacker might pretend to be your contact and secretly steal all the messages you thought were encrypted. They are,…[...]

I noticed, that the wheel clicker was placed in a small ring of plastic, so my earlier brutal attempts to click the button could not harm the clicker, as the ring blocked the mouse wheel pin after 1.5 mm or so. Nicely designed!

The middle click (mousewheel button) of my Kova 2016 stopped working a few weeks ago. Today I took it apart and applied some et voila! It works again :)

"Volkswagen detects when your tests are being run in a CI server, and makes them pass." 😅


Just fixed a bunch of typos in the German translation of :)

Wer findet die schönsten Datensch(m)utz-Erklärungen? Hier ein Ausschnitt von saschalobo.com:

"Ich binde die Schriftarten („Google Fonts“) des Anbieters Google [...] ein. Das ist aus meiner Sicht zwingend erforderlich, um mit angemessenen Investitionen [...]. Und meine Güte, hat Google nicht ohnehin schon alle Daten von Ihnen? Sie verwenden doch auch ein Android-Handy, vermutlich einen Chrome-Browser, und dann finden Sie Google-Fonts ernsthaft problematisch? [...]"

Really enjoyable Youtube channel documenting the life of an indie game developer.


If only he had a peertube account :D

About Me
My name is Paul Schaub, I am a free software developer and computer science student from Germany. Projects I’m working on some free software projects in my spare time. In my opinion free software is very important to a free society, since only free software give the user freedom and control over the machine they…[...]

Come hack with us at the upcoming @xmpp@twitter.com sprint in Düsseldorf. It's on the weekend of the 17th and 18th of November at the @chaosdorf@twitter.com clubhouse.

Details here: wiki.xmpp.org/web/Sprints/2018

My university project course is using to communicate. Quickly set up a bridge to using the wonderful tool. Now I can receive and send updates instantly through <3


We are looking for more maintainers for specific apps in #FDroid. Here is a list of some that would need some love:

* GNU #Ring
* #VLC
* #Fennec
* #Vespuccio
* #GhostCommander
* #Linphone

If you know how to build software in general, no particular Android experience is required. This can be picked up as you go :)

All of those already have working recipes available but all of them also have quirks that require manual action when updating.

Please get in contact, if you use one of these and are interested!

Please mention the Tagesschau FDroid repo in the next :)

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