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I wrote this article because I believe that a true democratic society is slowly happening while the technology is slowly being owned by the people. This bright upcoming future has nothing to do with politics but from the people financing Free aka "Libre" licensed technologies.
puri.sm/posts/how-purism-is-pi

Insightful. We can't repeat often enough that @mobian , @debian , @postmarketOS , @manjarolinux and others would not be where they are now, without @purism adopting a cooperative upstreaming policy. We would wager that everyone purchasing a (true) Linux device now, benefits from your investments. There is plenty to criticize and nag about you 😝, but you are doing the whole FOSS community a service that could not easily be replicated by volunteers.

Bored this weekend? We've finally got a new drawing challenge for you!

The topic is
GLASS

It runs until October 4, 2021.

Create a picture and join the fun in the Inkscape forums at
inkscape.org/forums/competitio

No prizes, just fun!

#InkscapeChallenge #artwithopensource

#Kdenlive is entering a phase of many massive changes. First up, KDE's full-featured video editor is now part of the ASWF's list of recommended tools, alongside software used at Disney, Warner Brothers, Netflix, Amazon Studios and more.

landscape.aswf.io/

Stayed tuned for more exciting announcements in the coming months.

Making a call from the app on the (and yes audio worked ;) ). This is still a development version of gnome-calls. And work still needs to be done to make it more user friendly and integrated with other components. But hey it is progress :D
Credits go out to: @devrtz that has been working to add on gnome-calls. Also the account on the phone is an jmp.chat account, shoutout to them as jmp.chat is an awesome service :D

Finally took the time to rework the splash screen code from January to get it closer to designs and to mergeable form:

...and you can swipe it away too in case you thing s.th. got stuck:

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Encrypted USB sticks are now automounted too in , no need to go via nautilus (thanks to GMountOperation):

Librem 5 (left) vs Canon SX740 HS (right)

Both photos are taken at around 3MP (quarter the resolution L5 actually supports, but for now only from the command line, while I took it using Megapixels). Manually adjusted the raw image from L5 to have similar color balance as Canon's photo.

Calling all Inkscape artists!

You're invited to enter our traditional About Screen Contest for the upcoming Inkscape version 1.1!

Find all information about how to join the drawing contest at

inkscape.org/en/community/abou

We're looking forward to seeing your art!

#inkscape #contest #drawing #ArtWithOpenSource

Coming soon to a Librem 5 near you: support for the internal OpenPGP smart card reader.

Posting from the Tootle Mastodon client which just made it into the Librem 5 PureOS staging repo today!

Librem 5 users using the standard amber repo should see it in a few days.

An experiment from the last weekend.

This demo is a complete ripoff of, I mean inspired by:

react-spring-visualizer.com/
youtu.be/jWckfDNUJVY?t=1364

The presets are mostly from the react-spring demo as well, though they are a placeholder.

Partially based on the implementation from github.com/robb/RBBAnimation

Shouts out to:

Manuel Genovés (not on Fediverse) - help with the math
@tbernard - design

Librem 5 Update: Shipping Estimates and CPU Supply Chain

"It’s been a busy holiday and New Year’s season at Purism as we continue to ship out Librem 5s to backers each week. We know for those who haven’t received their Librem 5 yet, what they most want to know is when their Librem 5 will arrive."

puri.sm/posts/librem-5-update-

I don't want a lot for Christmas
There is just one thing I need
I would like to download software
With a license that is freed

I just want code for my own
More than you could ever know
Make my wish come true
All I want for Christmas is GNU

Gaming That Respects You

"The Librem 5 features high quality, free games that respect you. Play 2D and 3D games without ads, without in-app purchases, and without tracking."

puri.sm/posts/gaming-that-resp

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