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Three of us plus a half dead Ikey get together to talk about Nextcloud, Apple, MariaDB, Facebook and React.js, the Ubuntu Rally in New York, and the FOSS version of Android called Replicant.
Nextcloud introduces end-to-end encryption
Apple open sources some kernels
MariaDB gets a large investment
Facebook changes React License to MIT (and WordPress threatening to move away from FB license)
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Ikey’s trip to New York
Ikey has just come back from the Ubuntu Summit in New York. He tells us all about it.
Jesse and Félim have been trying out the totally FOSS version of Android called Replicant.
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Regarding that Replicant Wifi Dongle: There is a cheaper option using the right chipset (I ordered one and can thus confirm, although I don’t use it for Replicant: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/192126210905
Actually, these AR9271 dongles are quite nice, the ath9k-htc driver (and the free firmware) are working great – I have two, one right now serves as 2.4GHz AP in a self build router.