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See you at Software Freedom Day on September 18! CEO Todd Weaver will take the listener on a real journey on how the team at Purism solves the near-impossible time and time again. Thank you for organizing this event, Free Software Australia.

Announcement🎉 We will be pre-installing Qubes on the Librem Mini and Librem 14, for any customer who selects it as their OS of choice. Read more:

The Librem 5 phone is one of those rare computers that is getting faster and better with age. Find out how we are investing our time and resources to make the whole of mobile computing better➡️

What is beautiful when it comes to building technology? François Téchené, Director of Creative at Purism describes his vision

Imagine an Internet of Snitches, each scanning whatever data they have access to for evidence of crime ⁉️ Invest in technology that gives you back the control and ownership you should have always had➡️

Update on how we are accelerating Librem 5 software support in mainline Linux ➡️

Thank you, @amosbatto for believing in our mission 😎

"Purism is laying the foundation for future phones that are designed to avoid planned obsolescence and the monetization of users’ personal data, plus empower people so that they control the technology rather than letting the technology control them."

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What are the alternatives to the walled garden of big tech? Have your own castle where you and your rights are respected. Read why Purism is built with security, privacy and freedom in mind 🌎

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I dislike when companies capitalize on incidents, so I usually publish my thoughts months later to avoid even the appearance. But folks asked us how @purism products fare against a Pegasus-like attack so I wrote about our overall spyware defense.

We are upstreaming our software development for the wider community. Calls will become a part of the @gnome project. Having a dialer application available shows that mobile is an important use case for GNOME. Read more:

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Buidl Crypto just published an long-form interview with me where I touch on just about every aspect of @purism. It's a great conversation, check it out here:

How do we give back to the secure software community? Out of all the employers who have committed to advance GTK 4.0, Purism is ranked #5 by commits, and #5 by changes. Read more

What is the future of software supply chain? We need a collaborative approach that gives users more control over their software and the ability to audit the supply chain themselves. Full article here ➡️

Curious about how big-tech companies like Apple and Google are giving you an illusion of control over your and ? Read more➡️

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If I could help computer users understand one thing it would be that unless something changes, their future computer will be locked down like their phone, so they can only install software if the OS vendor approves. I talk about this in a new blog post:

What is the future of computers? Purism CSO, @kyle shares why users continue to barter their digital rights and privacy in the name of security and protection. Read more ➡️

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As of todays -next ( you can run the without any additional patches using the default mainline arm64 . This means distributions can enable it without trouble from 5.12 onwards. The itself needs some more work but it builds a lot on what we have for the devkit.

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phosh 0.12.0 is out 🚀 :

New features:
- Only enable proximity sensor during calls
- Unblank screen on incoming calls
- encrypted volume mounts via org.Gtk.MountOperationHandler
- Show adaptive only apps in mobile mode (this is toggleable in the UI and configurable via GSetting)

This release needs either an or patch. See release notes for the details for details, the full list of changes and contributors.

Want to bring high contrast experience on your Librem 5? Here is your guide to Librem themes ➡️

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