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I Love Free Software on the go: the Replicant operating system in practice

I love Free Software!

On I Love Free Software Day 2020 I’d like to pay attention to and thank the Replicant operating system, which is in active development and empowers users to use Free Software on the go.

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Free Software Personal technology

2015 – My year in review

Highlights:

  • FSF30 satellite party in Berlin
  • Migration to Trisquel Thinkpad T60p and T500
  • Year-round: translation of FSFE newsletters, news, events and other PR in Dutch
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How I got a Thinkpad T60p coreboot GNU Linux-libre Trisquel laptop

Thinkpad T60p
Thinkpad T60p

 

Recently something went wrong on my laptop so I was not able to be online for several days. A fast solution wasn’t there. This meant my needs changed and I decided to go for a second laptop so I could keep one as a ready back-up.

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I Love Free Software Day 2015: GnuPG

If you went through regular education in the Netherlands like me, then you most likely ended up in a situation where what you’ve been thought and what is happening around you now are two completely different things.

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Downloading e-books with Free Software

Today NRC brought the news: Bol.com and CPNB are coming with an e-book reader for everyone. Anyone who registers for a LeesID-account can read and administer books from several webshops in a digital bookcase.

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Free Software Personal technology

How to generate a password with special characters

After Matthias showed me how to generate a password, I wanted to be able to create one with special characters. This way you don’t have to add them later to the password yourself.

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Free Software Personal technology

The student

If you live in a university city you sometimes have contact with a student.

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Free Software and a pension fund

The pension fund I’m with requires proprietary flash software on it’s website. Members face the choice: install flash or be uninformed.