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@jotbe @freedomboxfndn Adding an application to FreedomBox is easy if the application is already offered as a Debian package. Here's a (somewhat outdated) tutorial on how to do it.
wiki.debian.org/FreedomBox/Man

There's also a tool to quickly bootstrap a new application.
salsa.debian.org/freedombox-te

BTW, FreedomBox already has MediaWiki which IMO is more feature-rich than Dokuwiki.

#freedombox #mediawiki #dokuwiki

Today, we tested the latest version of : v0.38.0.

We're using our to host a blog. But, with 20+ other apps and services, it can do much more.

Our hardware is a Cubietruck computer, which is the size of a pocket dictionary. This small box can host website with a single-click install!

🚨SOFTWARE UPDATE🚨

software version 0.38.0 has been released to Debian unstable!

Highlights:
-11 people contributed
-Localization: updated translations for 6 languages
-MediaWiki: enable SVG support
- UI: update progress bar

💻Download: freedombox.org/download/

In 2010, was conceived as a simple private server to act as an independent node in the public internet.

Our goal: to .

In 2018, decentralization is becoming mainstream. Zoe Corbyn's article is a great primer on the topic:
theguardian.com/technology/201

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Decentralisation: the next big step for the world wide web

The decentralised web, or DWeb, could be a chance to take control of our data back from the big tech firms. So how does it work and when will it be here?

theguardian.com/technology/201

#dweb uhh.. Sounds cool, but it sounds like #dweeb too...

Honestly though, it's the future. Add in @freedomboxfndn and you have yourself something...

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☎️ REMINDER: progress call tomorrow! ☎️

WHEN: Saturday, September 8th at 14:00 UTC

HOW TO JOIN: Using a Mumble voice over IP application, connect to server <fbx.freedomboxfoundation.org> using port 64738.

More details here: wiki.debian.org/FreedomBox/Pro

See you there!

☎️ REMINDER: progress call tomorrow! ☎️

WHEN: Saturday, September 8th at 14:00 UTC

HOW TO JOIN: Using a Mumble voice over IP application, connect to server <fbx.freedomboxfoundation.org> using port 64738.

More details here: wiki.debian.org/FreedomBox/Pro

See you there!

Want to learn the latest about ? Tom Nardi of Hackaday wrote an excellent summary of our talk at FOSSCON. Check it out!

The internet is broken. We're trying to fix it. Boost this post to spread the word.

"FOSSCON 2018: Developing the FreedomBox"
hackaday.com/2018/09/03/fossco

New releases (i.e. unstable releases) will typically migrate to Debian testing after 5 days.

If you are looking to try , there are builds of stable and testing versions available here: freedombox.org/download/

🚨SOFTWARE UPDATE🚨

software version 0.37.0 has been released to Debian unstable!

Highlights:
-8 people contributed
-updated translations for 6 languages
-updated install: Use Post/Response/Get pattern for reloads

💻Download: freedombox.org/download/

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We had a great time at this weekend! Shoutout to the FOSSCON team in Philadelphia for putting on a fantastic conference.

Thanks to all who visited our table & watched our presentation! Your enthusiasm, questions, & feedback give us so much energy to keep moving forward.

☎️ LAST REMINDER: progress call in 10 minutes! ☎️

WHEN: Sunday, August 26 at 17:00 UTC

HOW TO JOIN: Using a Mumble voice over IP application, connect to server <fbx.freedomboxfoundation.org > using port 64738.

Learn more here: wiki.debian.org/FreedomBox/Pro

See you there!

☎️ REMINDER: progress call on Sunday! ☎️

WHEN: Sunday, August 26 at 17:00 UTC

HOW TO JOIN: Using a Mumble voice over IP application, connect to server <fbx.freedomboxfoundation.org> using port 64738.

Learn how to connect to calls here: wiki.debian.org/FreedomBox/Pro

Join!

Tomorrow. We'll be at FOSSCON in Philadelphia, USA. And we'll have some giveaways.

Stay tuned. You're not going to want to miss out.

to this 2011 story in the New York Times about Eben Moglen and . This story was written when our software wasn't even 1 year old. We've grown so much since then!

No place to go but up. 💪

"Eben Moglen Is Reshaping Internet With a Freedom Box" nyti.ms/2v3ty3O

Good news: we'll be at FOSSCON (Philadelphia) this weekend! A session is on the schedule, and we hope to see you there!

Check out our talk summary: fosscon.us/node/12746

Our session is scheduled for 2:00pm-2:50pm EDT in the Europe room.

Full schedule: fosscon.us/schedule.html

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