"Moving forward, we aim to make simple security the default. Security features are enabled and cannot be disabled; enhancements are applied when you update. Experimental security features are disabled by default, but you can enable them at any time."


Runs on Librem 5, Day 6 - Evince Document Reader, Opening a PDF


As we approach the release of the Librem 5 smartphone (Q3 of 2019), we're going to take a look at 1 application (or game, or feature) running on the Librem 5 Development Kit every single day.

Starting with something fun:

Day 1 - AisleRiot Solitaire


The Librem 5 smartphone team has been hard at work, and we want to update you all on our software progress.

Including: LibHandy, Calls, Encrypted messaging, patches going upstream, Mesa, Documentation, and... Quake II. Seriously.


Did you know that you can check out source code for things Purism works on (such as Librem One applications and bits relating to the upcoming Librem 5 smartphone) right from source.puri.sm?

Source code should be Free.

That's just how we roll.

These are hardware kill switches.

Not a webcam cover. Not software disabled Wi-Fi. Kill switch.

Laptops should have these.

Ours do.


@francois In fact, I’ve been following @purism ever since the crowdfunding campaign and this video has inspired me to go “all-in”! You “practice what you preach”, and I really respect that. I just subscribed to and my next laptop and smartphone purchases will be Librem products! Time to take back my and support free software.

I want to thank Apple and Adobe for making me understand what planed obsolescence means and for making me understand how ethical free software is and how it is important in our society.

Companies usually work for the people that fund them in the first place. That is not an issue and it is something natural. The real issue is who fund the company?

Purism has been funded by the people.

I just wrote a post that talks about user empowerment and how that influences how @purism designs its products, from hardware to software to security to services to social: puri.sm/posts/with-purism-prod

@gbryant Man, you spoke from my ❤️ there in you latest video about librem.one.


It is so confusing when people spread FUD about a company that wants to further exactly the cause that they all are behind, being more critic of every single step than they ever were of any step surveillance capitalism has taken.
I tried to defuse some of more stupid accusations, but outrage always spreads faster and wider than any rectification ever will. 🙄

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