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Feels good to update an old tutorial from 2016 when you discover an issue six years later.

My instructions for restoring single partitions from backups on Android devices via adb should now work for larger partitions as well:

kulesz.me/post/050-android-bac

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The EU Commission is planning automatic CSAM scanning of your private communication – or total surveillance in the name of child protection. This would be the worst surveillance apparatus outside of China:
tutanota.com/blog/posts/eu-sur
#Fight4Privacy #No2Backdoors

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Still wondering what my secret project is?

#Jazda

An #opensource bike computer.

After weeks of working behind the scenes, today the first functional prototype was tested on the road. Hello world!

Check out jazda.org if you want a prototype too.

#foss #floss #fahrrad #cycling #cyclocomputer

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You know the amazing mobile.twitter.com/biktorgj who singlehandedly created a nearly-FOSS userland modem firmware for the #pinephone and #pinephonepro ? He supports the community, is incredibly stubborn, err, persistent, in the face of a weird modem and regularly improves the firmware. You can even tell your phone modem to remind you to buy milk now via SMS. He likes coffee and we think he deserves some as a token of gratitude 😍! Pour him one ☕ ko-fi.com/biktorgj

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A few years ago I made this flow chart of which Mastodon posts end up in which timelines!

So, you can see how each instance will have a different local timeline, and even a slightly different federated timeline - and you can see why the federated timeline moves so much faster than the local one, too.

This is why it's important to boost good posts and use hashtags - the fediverse is fragmented and harder to search by nature.

[ #mastodon #meta #tootorial #howto #mastopedia #mastotip ]

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@purism is hiring puri.sm/jobs/ Webdev, Technical Writer, App Devs, Firmware Devs

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Where is the @gnome Foundation even going?

I wrote this post to shed some light on a programme the Foundation wants to conduct, how it will impact the GNOME Project, and how the contributors can help shaping it.

blog.ergaster.org/post/2022042

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unifiedpush.org

Did you know that one of the ways Android and IOS reduce energy consumption is by using a unified system-level notification provider?
UnifiedPush is FOSS implementation of the same idea that could help projects such as #pinephone and #linuxphones in general by providing both a framework to reduce battery consumption and a more unified interface to code notifications on.

If you follow FOSS, would you please boost?

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Full disk encryption has been available in postmarketOS since day one. @martijnbraam wrote a post explaining why it's important to have a different master key in every install, and how we do it with the on-device installer.

blog.brixit.nl/why-installers-

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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: puri.sm/posts/how-calls-became

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We’re thrilled to announce that we’ve joined the Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance (@IRMA_mining@twitter.com). Together with our #battery supplier, we’re working to integrate #lithium from IRMA-assessed mines into our supply chain. 💪
bit.ly/3kDgQ8H

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We’re thrilled to announce that we've joined the Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance (@IRMA_mining@twitter.com). Together with our battery supplier, we’re working to integrate certified #lithium into our #battery supply chain. 💪 bit.ly/3kDgQ8H

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To anyone interested in the #Pinephone, or even the #Librem5 and #Linux #smartphones in general, we owe a huge debt of gratitude imo to #Megi.

He's not employed to do this, but donates hundreds of his own personal hours helping to get the hardware working, increase battery life (over and over) and generally make a huge amount of the smartphone progress we've seen, happen.

I'm personally extremely grateful and encourage everyone to donate at the bottom of his page here:
xnux.eu/contribute.html

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