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The Galaxy S3 is an epic phone for free software hackers. Mainline Linux, Mainline Das U-Boot, Mainline Kernel, only one small binary blob that chainloads a free software bootloader which can then be deleted. Pretty awesome!

https://blog.forkwhiletrue.me/posts/an-almost-fully-libre-galaxy-s3/

 

RT @schestowitz: 3.9-rc1 is now out. A -based -centric tool for and you do…

 

RT @bioxcession: when people install Spotify on Linux

 

RT @tehnoetic: Wait no more: , the most modern x86_64 laptop with and https://

 
 

.@parazyd's Heads GNU/Linux distro is a 100% FOSS version of @Tails_Live w/o https://heads.dyne.org/ but... https://labs.riseup.net/code/issues/5393

 
 

Apparently there is another Linux user group in town that I didn't know about! http://tcpc.com/f-tcpc/nl/2017.Jan_.Viking.pdf

Linux on Saturday

This is for the Linux newbie and those trying
to come over from Microsoft to a different
operating system.

Meetings: First Saturday of the Month @ 9 AM-Noon
Note: No Meetings June - August

 

To their credit, @tails_live sounds amicable to using kernel https://labs.riseup.net/code/issues/5393 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linux-libre Not a priority tho.

 

.@whispersystems's Signal is not

@tails_live uses the vanilla version of Linux, which contains nonfree firmware blobs

 

RT @wcmckeedotcom: GNU Libreboot, version 20160818 released https://lists.nongnu.org/archive/html/libreboot/2016-08/msg00040.html