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@hund @fdroidorg @CCTG @mondstern look at the version numbers, especially the first digit after the dot. @k9mail has a versioning scheme that says: "even number" = stable/release, "odd number" beta/testing. So only "even numbers" will be suggested – 5.6xx is currently the one, 5.8xx will be the next, while 5.7xx is the current beta/testing "tree".

As for your second question, the answer is a clear "maybe". Contributions welcome.

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A little rain a day // keeps us away from Play 🙊 Ahem, meant to say: the next round of arrived at @fdroidorg – this time 48 updates (including @CCTG, @k9mail, @mondstern acrylic icons and many more) plus 3 new apps

* Discreet Launcher: clean, distraction-less homescreen
* Linwood Dev-Doctor: a learning platform
* Opus 1 Music Player: a music player especially for classical music

Enjoy your at !

Rodrigo acabou de escrever um grande artigo sobre F-Droid em português, após ter entrevistado alguns membros da equipa F-Droid. Os falantes de português irão certamente gostar (outros podem fazer o mesmo com a ajuda do Deepl.com, que também foi utilizado para traduzir este dente):

manualdousuario.net/f-droid-lo

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@guardianproject @fdroidorg
Popularity Contest aka F-Droid #Metrics is now posted as a merge request, it should be included in the v1.12-alpha1 which will be out soon.

gitlab.com/fdroid/fdroidclient

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様々な世界中のボランティアの動力のおかげで、F-Droidの公式ウェブサイトは日本語で見られるようになりました。メインページと様々なチュートリアルは完了されましたが、「良くある質問」そして各アプリの説明はまだ翻訳途中です。協力したい方はF-Droidの翻訳サイト から翻訳をより完成にして、それとも既存の翻訳を編集できます。f-droid.org/2021/02/21/new-lan

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Today it was raining again at @fdroidorg – 47 updated & 12 new apps. Highlights from the latter:

* InstaLate: an online dictionary seemlessly integrating with your workflow
* KeepOn: QuickSettings tile to keep your screen on for a defined period
* Krita: a professional painting app for tablets
* Rview: a Gerrit client
* Tsacdop: Podcast client
* Wrotto: Journaling/Diary

Updates eg have FlorisBoard, OsmAnd and more. Enjoy your (3362) at :awesome:

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Part 2 of our training sessions on RFP review was happening yesterday. So last night I were performing the edits and (after viewing the rendered video) just uploaded it to my FOSS channel at PeerTube. Should show up puplically in about an hour, and then be available at

libre.video/videos/watch/fbe78

Hope you find it helpful! And remember: new contributors are always welcome – YOU can help making more fine available :awesome:

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Dear F-Droid contributors, if you still have your apps' descriptions inside our YAML metadata, please note the old Wiki-style formatting has been abandoned (documentation has been updated: f-droid.org/docs/Build_Metadat). Use "simple" HTML formatting instead – and ideally move your descriptions to Fastlane 😍

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The FOSS Mastodon/Friendica/PixelFed/Pleroma app Fedilab and the FOSS PeerTube app TubeLab now have a new combined official account. You can follow them both at:

➡️ @apps

(This also includes news about other apps by the same author such as UntrackMe and OpenMultiMaps.)

Their official website is at fedilab.app

The apps are available from @fdroidorg and Google Play

#FediLab #TubeLab #Apps #Fediverse #FOSS #Mastodon #PeerTube #Friendica #PixelFed #Pleroma

F-Droid Server (_fdroidserver_) v2.0 will be released in two weeks! We would like to include as many languages as possible. These are the tools used for building apps and working with app repositories.
hosted.weblate.org/projects/f-

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Happy New Year 🥳

We are preparing to release the next version that includes several new features and improvements.

The mobile app is almost ready for primetime, and we'll be shipping the Android version first (via @fdroidorg)!

PS - We have been working on text-only posts support 😉 #pixelfed

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The "polished" version of our recording for the app review process is now online:

libre.video/videos/watch/4a68e

It corrects some of the issues (audio & video are in sync now, missing drop-downs have been edited in, some "unnecessary pieces" have been edited out). The previous "raw uncut recording" will probably be removed soon, please use this new one instead.

Thanks again to all who participated! And a happy new year with happy new review(er)s :awesome:

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For those who missed it, and those who want to repeat it: the recording of our first training session / talk on "F-Droid App Review" is online now

libre.video/videos/watch/5d32d

I've created a new channel for it, as hopefully more are to come (and hopefully also in better quality than this "quick cut", I'm out of training in video editing):

libre.video/video-channels/fos

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Room URL for our "F-Fdroid Training Session" on "New App Reviews" will be: webconference.uibk.ac.at/b/wei

Start at 6:30pm CET (i.e. in about 45min from now). Looking forward to meet you there!

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⚠️ WARNING
Do NOT install through the Samsumg Galaxy Store!

A copy of is currently distributed through the Samsung Galaxy Store by a third party. The package id of that version is identical to the officiail one (org.schabi.newpipe), but the signing keys differ.
Surprisingly, users running an outdated version recieve a notification to update their installed version with the one uploaded in the Galaxy Store.

Vote now and make F-Droid a high priority for FSF - your feedback is needed by January 8th:

f-droid.org/en/2020/12/18/fsf-

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Got tired of complaining about @fdroidorg being "permanently understaffed" – and when asked on how you can help, having nothing to show but vague hints.

So I put something together, based on what I do daily. It's still very raw, and will have to be "fine-tuned" over the next days/weeks. Your feedback is welcome to make this something useful:

android.izzysoft.de/articles/n

(Deutsche Fassung folgt ggf. später, wenn die Kanten etwas geglättet sind)

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I'll no longer be managing the @fdroidorg account. Going forward that account will be operated by @IzzyOnDroid and @licaon_kter

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Sooo how is #Tusky 13 going?
Asking because I am in the process of preparing 13.1 and I don't want to do a 13.2

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#microG #GmsCore v0.2.15.204713 in the Exposure Notification framework allows exporting collected IDs for analysis with third party apps (as share send intent). The next Warn-App-Companion then should support it for Corona Contact Tracing German.

github.com/microg/GmsCore/rele

github.com/microg/GmsCore/pull

github.com/mh-/corona-warn-com

#ExposureNotification #EN #ENAPI #CoronaWarnAppCompanion #CWAC #CoronaWarnApp #CWA #CoronaContactTracingGerman #CCTG

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