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Very cool feature by @fdroidorg
We all need more of this air gapped friendly functionally

@vbatts @fdroidorg Does this work by downloading the index, and then comparing debs against the hashes?

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.apk from an Android phone. Presumably checking that the signature is still validate (which implies checksum of the package)
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@mondstern @fdroidorg yes, but there still needs to be more like it. Like secure-scuttlebutt being able to gossip updates from the network even on local network.

@vbatts @fdroidorg It's really nice for offline use. Used it last year while camping to send my friend a copy of OsmAnd+ as well as some offline map files.
I wish more apps would add offline/peer2peer functionality like this.

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I regularly share apps offline using either Total commander or TrebleShot (available from F-Droid)

@vbatts @fdroidorg Makes me think of the PalmOS Days when you could transfer apps between Treos/Centros using the IR port.

@vbatts
they've had this for a while I think. unfortunately no one I know IRL uses fdroid :(
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@georgia @fdroidorg @vbatts If only. fdroid has been real helpful though. I found apps to migrate my calendar and some other stuff

See this, app developers? Always assume the internet connection is flaky. I'm looking at you, @Tusky

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