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#postmarketOS just turned four! 🎉 🎁 :postmarketos:

More about that and the whole #alpineconf pmOS track with Q&As appended in the blog:

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:

We talked with Lukasz Erecinski about the @PINE64 PinePhone Keyboard.
Maybe you have any questions about it?
We will update the post.

Today, I've successfully connected a temperature sensor to the bus of my .

braveheart:~# echo -n "Temp in °C = " ; Thex=`/usr/sbin/i2cget -y 3 0x4a 0 b | cut -d"x" -f2 | tr '[:lower:]' '[:upper:]'` ; echo "ibase=16 ; $Thex" | bc
Temp in °C = 20

May update: order #pinephone anytime this year!; #pinedio #lora from RAKwireless project launches June; #pinetime w InfiniTime 1.0 in store June; #pinephone keyboard review units ship; #Quartz64 stock in June; #pinebookpro runs @fedora 34 & production hiatus:

We will present Sxmo, the Simple X Mobile environment for Linux smartphones at the AlpineConf tomorrow at 14:30 UTC (16:30 CEST / 10:30 EDT). You can join live or watch it later at your leisure. See for details.

I'm an #anarchist who votes.
I'm a #socialist who invests money into good causes.
I'm an #antifascist who wouldn't punch a #nazi.
I'm an anti-#racist without "many of my best friends being black".
I'm a #feminist who is against a #HeadscarfBan.
I'm a #FreeSpeech advocate who is pro deplatforming of hate speakers.
I'm a #SocialJustice activist who has #SocialAnxiety.
I'm a #vegan who doesn't do it for the animals.
I'm an #activist who spends a lot of my time being passive.
I'm someone who wouldn't board a plane, but dreams of flying.
I'm a #ClimateJustice activist who loves the heat.
I'm a #FreeSoftware enthusiast who can't code.

I'm a #pacifist with lots of conflicts.

Time for another biased poll.

Do you know what CC and BCC stand for in eMail without having to look it up?

I would appreciate it if you boosted this toot. :-)

= Write once, run anywhere (WORA)

Mmm, it seems like JAVA 11 doesn't run on my first generation

root@RPI1:~# java -version
Error occurred during initialization of VM
Server VM is only supported on ARMv7+ VFP

After months of working on this, we are proud to announce the second beta release of #postmarketOS, based on #AlpineLinux 3.13! 😀 :postmarketos:

Not working today, the sun is shining. Nice weather to sit outside on a bench and play with the and .

#NGIForward is pushing towards more #sustainability for smartphones: 7 years of updates, open sourcing when support drops, public repair manuals and diagnostic tools. To reduce the horrible environmental impact of mainstream phones, we need all of this, yesterday!

"For ultimate flexibility, smartphone manufacturers should enable users to install alternative operating systems such as @e_mydata or PostmarketOS."

#righttorepair #environment

pine64: this phone is only for developers and testers, don't buy unless you know what you're doing

random user: buys it and call it "the worst device" despite the warning in bright red

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