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beaconDB is a drop-in replacement for MLS, which uses the same format request that's used by Mozilla's Ichnaea.

The source code is available on Codeberg: https://codeberg.org/beacondb/beacondb

You can contribute to the project by using an app like NeoStumbler (GitHub) or Tower Collector (GitHub) to submit location reports. NeoStumbler does Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GSM, while Tower Collector can only do GSM cell towers. Both are FOSS and available on F-Droid.

It is also recommended by the GrapheneOS project: https://grapheneos.social/@GrapheneOS/112759509558471713

https://grapheneos.org/articles/positon-location-service

Just keep in mind that it's still in relatively early development, which is why it really needs contributions.

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Preferably an application that you can sync and save. Not sure what alternatives are safe in terms of privacy and security.

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OW2, the non-profit international consortium dedicated to developing open-source middleware, published an open letter to the European Commission today. They're urging the European Union to continue funding free software after noticing that the Next Generation Internet (NGI) programs were no longer mentioned in Cluster 4 of the 2025 Horizon Europe funding plans.

OW2 argues that discontinuing NGI funding would weaken Europe's technological ecosystem, leaving many projects under-resourced and jeopardizing Europe's position in the global digital landscape. The letter reads, in part: NGI programs have shown their strength and importance to support the European software infrastructure, as a generic funding instrument to fund digital commons and ensure their long-term sustainability. We find this transformation incomprehensible, moreover when NGI has proven efficient and economical to support free software as a whole, from the smallest to the most established initiatives. This ecosystem diversity backs the strength of European technological innovation, and maintaining the NGI initiative to provide structural support to software projects at the heart of worldwide innovation is key to enforce the sovereignty of a European infrastructure. Contrary to common perception, technical innovations often originate from European rather than North American programming communities, and are mostly initiated by small-scaled organizations.

Previous Cluster 4 allocated 27 millions euros to:

  • "Human centric Internet aligned with values and principles commonly shared in Europe";
  • "A flourishing internet, based on common building blocks created within NGI, that enables better control of our digital life";
  • "A structured eco-system of talented contributors driving the creation of new internet commons and the evolution of existing internet commons."

In the name of these challenges, more than 500 projects received NGI funding in the first 5 years, backed by 18 organizations managing these European funding consortia.

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I've figured out how to enable and disable AOD through ADB (adb shell settings put secure doze_always_on 0). I can toggle this using a quick settings tile through Always On Display Toggle. However, I'd like to set Easer to run that command whenever my phone is charging past a certain time. I know I can run the command locally through Shinzuku and aShell You, and I know my event trigger is working, as I have it sending me notifications, but I just can't get Easer to run that command.

Reason I'm doing this is because GrapheneOS doesnt have a bedtime mode, and I'd like for AOD to turn itself off at night.

Please lmk if there are better magazines to post this is

Thanks

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Basically what the title says. I've been looking for an Android app that uses my phone's camera as an eyedrop tool to grab a color and show complimentary colors and such to no avail. I am currently using Color Grab but am looking for an open source alternative. It doesn't have to be free I am willing to pay for it. Thanks in advance for any replies, and sorry for posting this here if it's not the right place.

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so.. i'm running lineageOS on my phone (a Oneplus 6T) , have been for a very long time. Usually i'm really happy with this but not tonight:

  • Phone suggest a update of OS , just a weekly build. Sure why not, so it does it thing and i reboot, all good.
  • Open a app to listen to some podcast: screen goes black flickers a couple of times showing empty launcher. thankfully power button long press shows shutdown menu (but looks different from normal?) and lets me restart
  • do same thing again , ok looks like latest update broke something
  • update app, same
  • go to settings , updates to try to revert to previous version: no option to install older version , only option is export. weird ok lets try to export old version . Now it lets me install that
  • installation loops , seems it failed
  • try app again, same black screen , hold power button to get boot menu again : now phone says ERASING .. wait what stop no .. (does lineage have a panic wipe my phone key combo i didn't know about?)
  • rebooting , rebooting again
  • welcome setup your phone screen :(
  • remember that my cloud server disk burned last week , no way to restore backups :( :(
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cross-posted from: https://jlai.lu/post/8476122

Zed on Linux is out!

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cross-posted from: https://programming.dev/post/16538903

Looking for Open source Job boards for developers.

Extra points: Crypto payments, Decentralized sht (from i2p to torrent to DAOS), No KYC, Rust

Also be nice to see non-open source job boards (apart from obviously Fiverr and Upwork)

[Picture] is from onlydust.com for some reason if yoyu are not logged in with an account with a lot of contributions you can't see non "Good first issue"

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Cross posted from: https://lemm.ee/post/36467948

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As mentioned in the comments, plain text keys aren't bad because they are necessary. You have to have at least one plain text key in order to be able to use encryption

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My favorite button (lemmy.nowsci.com)
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It removes pay walls.

It rejects cookie requests.

It blocks ads.

It fixes the internet.

It is magnificent.

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Found this blog post and found it had more insight into the issues around the dev and the toxicity in FOSS

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Not the creator, just stumbled across this and thought FOSS on Beehaw might like it

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Cross posted from: https://lemm.ee/post/35954037

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Cross posted from: https://lemm.ee/post/35659098

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Pride System Icon (gitlab.com)
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Just a little system tray icon to show support for the LGBTQ+ community.

Originally created last year as a simple one-off project in response to Windows 11 users getting mad about a pride icon appearing on their task bar.

This year I remade it in Go, added support for Windows (7 and up), and improved compatibility with a variety of Linux environments.

Let me know what you think, or don’t, just please be nice about it.

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In case of paywall, read it here: https://archive.ph/4Du7B

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