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TWIF 49: The AnySoftKeyboard and Transdroid Torrent Search edition

This Week In F-Droid 49, Week 13, 2019

In this edition: Miscellaneous F-Droid work, AnySoftKeyboard and Transdroid Torrent Search updated.
There are 7 new and 76 updated apps.

F-Droid is a repository of verified free and open source Android apps, a client to access it, as well as a whole “app store kit”, providing all the tools needed to set up and run an app store. It is a community-run free software project developed by a wide range of contributors. This is their story this past week.

F-Droid work

@_hc worked on the F-Droid client this week, and has tagged 1.6-alpha2 for release. It has a few big usability improvements, and improvements to code quality, making some confusing parts of the code a lot easier to understand. This should hit the repository soon, if it’s not already up by the ti... show more


 

TWIF 50: First Twitch app in F-Droid

This Week In F-Droid 50, Week 14, 2019

In this edition: Twire is the first Twitch app to arrive in F-Droid.
There are 4 new and 66 updated apps.

F-Droid is a repository of verified free and open source Android apps, a client to access it, as well as a whole “app store kit”, providing all the tools needed to set up and run an app store. It is a community-run free software project developed by a wide range of contributors. This is their story this past week.

New apps
SINE Isochronic Entrainer : Brainwave entrainment application with isochronic tones.


Featured Twire is the first free and open source Twitch browser and stream player to arrive in F-Droid. Features:


  Twitch account login
  Follow your streamers
  Read and write to the chat
  Custom themes (dark theme support!)
  Audio only mode
  
... show more


 

TWIF 46 & 47: Android SDK in Debian Buster and more website translations

This Week In F-Droid 47, Week 11, 2019

In this edition: App summary translations, looking for maintainer, android SDK in Debian Buster accepted, more languages on the F-Droid website and odds and ends.
There are 21 new and 151 updated apps.

F-Droid is a repository of verified free and open source Android apps, a client to access it, as well as a whole “app store kit”, providing all the tools needed to set up and run an app store. It is a community-run free software project developed by a wide range of contributors. This is their story this past week.

Due to illness, this edition encompasses both TWIF 46 and 47.

App summary translations, looking for maintainer

The translation workflow for app summaries has seen some more polishing from @_hc , getting pretty smooth. There are n... show more


 

TWIF 48: guardianproject.info migration

This Week In F-Droid 48, Week 12, 2019

In this edition: The guardianproject.info website migration effort is underway, and odds-and-ends.
There are 6 new and 82 updated apps.

F-Droid is a repository of verified free and open source Android apps, a client to access it, as well as a whole “app store kit”, providing all the tools needed to set up and run an app store. It is a community-run free software project developed by a wide range of contributors. This is their story this past week.

Guardian Project Hugo Migration

Coffee and @_hc have been working to migrate the guardianproject.info website to Hugo. The site has been set up, and much of the content has been migrated, but work remains to get all the details right and port over the navigation.

Google Play Issues

@vanitasvitae points to a story about KDE Connect being briefly removed from the Google Play Store, oste... show more


 
This #Week in #F-Droid - #Localization #improvements and #faster #news
F-Droid - #Free and #OpenSource #Android #App #Repository
- #news #summary #ThisWeekInFdroid #TWIF


In this edition: Localization improvements in the F-Droid repository, F-Droid News section is splitting off, german article on how to have your own F-Droid repository, and Calendar Notifications Plus unpublished from Play Store. There are 2 new and 64 updated apps.
https://f-droid.org/en/2019/03/01/twif-45-localization-improvements-and-faster-news.html


 
This #Week in #F-Droid - #Localization #improvements and #faster #news
F-Droid - #Free and #OpenSource #Android #App #Repository
- #news #summary #ThisWeekInFdroid #TWIF
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In this edition: Localization improvements in the F-Droid repository, F-Droid News section is splitting off, german article on how to have your own F-Droid repository, and Calendar Notifications Plus unpublished from Play Store. There are 2 new and 64 updated apps.
https://f-droid.org/en/2019/03/01/twif-45-localization-improvements-and-faster-news.html


 

TWIF 45: Localization improvements and faster news

This Week In F-Droid 45, Week 09, 2019

In this edition: Localization improvements in the F-Droid repository, F-Droid News section is splitting off, german article on how to have your own F-Droid repository, and Calendar Notifications Plus unpublished from Play Store.
There are 2 new and 64 updated apps.

F-Droid is a repository of verified free and open source Android apps, a client to access it, as well as a whole “app store kit”, providing all the tools needed to set up and run an app store. It is a community-run free software project developed by a wide range of contributors. This is their story this past week.

Localization improvements in the F-Droid repository

As part of the Linguine grant, Weblate has implemented F-Droid/Fastlane support for app description metadata. This makes it incredibly easy to add translations withou... show more


 

TWIF 44: Mirror, mirror on the wall

This Week In F-Droid 44, Week 08, 2019

In this edition: Mirror work in F-Droid 1.6 alpha 1, new blog on Planet F-Droid, submission queue maintenance, and part 4 of Izzy’s F-Droid series published in print.
There are 7 new and 35 updated apps.

F-Droid is a repository of verified free and open source Android apps, a client to access it, as well as a whole “app store kit”, providing all the tools needed to set up and run an app store. It is a community-run free software project developed by a wide range of contributors. This is their story this past week.

Mirror work in F-Droid 1.6 alpha 1

@_hc has spent most of the week on mirror support in F-Droid. All that work is contained in the next alpha release of F-Droid 1.6, alpha 1. There were a number of small related fixes, and it will now choose a random mirror for each APK download.

For the index its... show more


 

TWIF 43: The Android Rebuilt edition (alpha)

This Week In F-Droid 43, Week 07, 2019

In this edition: First alpha of android-rebuilds is up, F-Droid performance and Izzy triaging.
There are 15 new and 69 updated apps.

F-Droid is a repository of verified free and open source Android apps, a client to access it, as well as a whole “app store kit”, providing all the tools needed to set up and run an app store. It is a community-run free software project developed by a wide range of contributors. This is their story this past week.

First alpha of android-rebuilds is up

The first alpha of the android-rebuilds repo for sdkmanager is up: https://mirror.f-droid.org/android-free/repository/repository.xml

This is the free software rebuild of all the Android SDK components, done by @beuc . See:... show more


 

TWIF 42: The Packaging Marathon Edition

This Week In F-Droid 42, Week 06, 2019

In this edition: Help needed with Debian Android Tools and Requests for Packaging marathon.
There are 45 new and 98 updated apps.

F-Droid is a repository of verified free and open source Android apps, a client to access it, as well as a whole “app store kit”, providing all the tools needed to set up and run an app store. It is a community-run free software project developed by a wide range of contributors. This is their story this past week.

Help needed with Debian Android Tools

As you might know, we are trying to get the Debian Android Tools into Debian, so it becomes possible to build Android apps using only free and open source software from Debian. There are two key packages from the Debian Android Tools suite that are currently not going to make it into the new Debian Buster release. But with your help, th... show more


 

TWIF 41: The Third Reproducible App Edition

This Week In F-Droid 41, Week 05, 2019

In this edition: Stringlate discontinued, part 2 of Izzy’s F-Droid series is now online in German and androDNS: Third reproducible app in F-Droid.
There are 16 new and 107 updated apps.

F-Droid is a repository of verified free and open source Android apps, a client to access it, as well as a whole “app store kit”, providing all the tools needed to set up and run an app store. It is a community-run free software project developed by a wide range of contributors. This is their story this past week.

Stringlate discontinued

The developer of Stringlate has stopped all work on the project (more information here ). It’s really a shame, since it is used to translate other FLOSS Android apps (available on F-Droid). The project is looking for a new maintainer and could use help from the community.
... show more


 
This #Week in #F-Droid - The #NewPipe #Broken #Builds #edition
F-Droid - #Free and #OpenSource #Android #App #Repository
- #news #summary #ThisWeekInFdroid #TWIF


In this edition: NewPipe and broken builds, and more than 5000 followers on Mastodon. There are 20 new and 71 updated apps.
https://f-droid.org/en/2019/01/25/twif-40-the-newpipe-broken-builds-edition.html


 
This #Week in #F-Droid - The #NewPipe #Broken #Builds #edition
F-Droid - #Free and #OpenSource #Android #App #Repository
- #news #summary #ThisWeekInFdroid #TWIF
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In this edition: NewPipe and broken builds, and more than 5000 followers on Mastodon. There are 20 new and 71 updated apps.
https://f-droid.org/en/2019/01/25/twif-40-the-newpipe-broken-builds-edition.html


 

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TWIF 38

This Week In F-Droid 38, Week 02, 2019

In this edition: F-Droid 1.5.1 is the recommended version, firewall apps in the spotlight.
There are 3 new and 77 updated apps.

F-Droid is a repository of verified free and open source Android apps, a client to access it, as well as a whole “app store kit”, providing all the tools needed to set up and run an app store. It is a community-run free software project developed by a wide range of contributors. This is their story this past week.

F-Droid version 1.5.1

Major The main F-Droid client has a new recommended version, while it only has some translations fixes and one graphics one (screenshot background on dark themes) compared to 1.5 (announced in TWIF36 ), it will appear for automatic install for users of 1.4 or older too.

Firewall apps in the spotlight

“The 35th Chaos Communications Congress (35c3) ended about two weeks ago, and F-Droid was well re... show more


 
This #Week in #F-Droid - The #European #Bug #Bounty #Edition
F-Droid - #Free and #OpenSource #Android #App #Repository
- #news #summary #ThisWeekInFdroid #TWIF


In this edition: Happy New Year, @Izzy’s third F-Droid article on-line and Europe to fund bug bounties for 15 open source programs. There are 11 new and 72 updated apps, with a major release for UserLAnd.
https://f-droid.org/en/2019/01/05/twif-37-the-european-bug-bounty-edition.html


 
This #Week in #F-Droid - The #European #Bug #Bounty #Edition
F-Droid - #Free and #OpenSource #Android #App #Repository
- #news #summary #ThisWeekInFdroid #TWIF
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In this edition: Happy New Year, @Izzy’s third F-Droid article on-line and Europe to fund bug bounties for 15 open source programs. There are 11 new and 72 updated apps, with a major release for UserLAnd.
https://f-droid.org/en/2019/01/05/twif-37-the-european-bug-bounty-edition.html


 
This #Week in #F-Droid - F-Droid at #35C3 and #ZDF
F-Droid - #Free and #OpenSource #Android #App #Repository
- #news #summary #ThisWeekInFdroid #TWIF
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In this edition: Second part of @Izzy’s article series is available, Privacy-focused article at ZDF, F-Droid does 35C3 and F-Droid 1.5 released. There are 3 new and 90 updated apps.
https://f-droid.org/en/2018/12/29/twif-36-f-droid-at-35c3-and-zdf.html


 
This #Week in #F-Droid - The Flatpak edition
F-Droid - #Free and #OpenSource #Android #App #Repository
- #news #summary #ThisWeekInFdroid #TWIF
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In this edition: New automated mirror monitor, repomaker released to Flathub, unofficial F-Droid meeting at 35C3 and talk about Off-Grid Services by @_hc.
https://f-droid.org/en/2018/12/21/twif-35-the-flatpak-edition.html


 
This #Week in #F-Droid - F-Droid is a #Planet
F-Droid - #Free and #OpenSource #Android #App #Repository
- #news #summary #ThisWeekInFdroid #TWIF


In this edition: Planet F-Droid now exists, call for submissions for Planet F-Droid and first article of Izzy’s F-Droid series available in English. There are 3 new and 59 updated apps.
https://f-droid.org/en/2018/12/13/twif-34-f-droid-is-a-planet.html


 
This #Week in #F-Droid - F-Droid is a #Planet
F-Droid - #Free and #OpenSource #Android #App #Repository
- #news #summary #ThisWeekInFdroid #TWIF
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In this edition: Planet F-Droid now exists, call for submissions for Planet F-Droid and first article of Izzy’s F-Droid series available in English. There are 3 new and 59 updated apps.
https://f-droid.org/en/2018/12/13/twif-34-f-droid-is-a-planet.html


 
#TWIF is live: https://f-droid.org/en/2018/09/06/twif-20-security-audit-completed-buildserver-setup-with-ansible.html

Security audit completed, buildserver setup with ansible


 

TWIF 13: Public Transport Edition

This Week In F-Droid 13, Week 29, 2018
In this edition: Öffi released as open source, Transportr 2.0 released, better app descriptions and that annoying bug that causes updates to keep reappearing has been fixed in the latest alpha.

F-Droid is a repository of verified free and open source Android apps, a client to access it, as well as a whole “app store kit”, providing all the tools needed to set up and run an app store. It is a community-run free software project developed by a wide range of contributors. This is their story this past week.

F-Droid core
_hc is polishing up fdroidserver for Ubuntu/bionic, but for the most part he has been at work deep in the client, closing about 40 issues. 1.3 is drawing closer, and is looking to be a nice stable release. That said, more than 200 issues still remain, so if you’re familiar with Android development, your help is more than welcome. ... show more