We speak to the CEO of Purism about their totally free software phone and laptops but before that, a new Plasma desktop is out, and Ubuntu and elementary OS have proposed some controversial changes for their next releases.



Plasma 5.12.0 LTS is out and the pineapple fund makes it rain

Ubuntu wants to collect user metrics

elementary OS AppCenter changes



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We are joined by Todd Weaver who is the CEO and founder of Purism to talk about the completely FOSS-friendly phone that they are planning to deliver in January next year and their laptops that are available right now. Can they really deliver something good as well as private and secure? Todd certainly thinks they can.


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