jonas.smedegaard (Jonas Smedegaard)
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Fri, Feb 15

jonas.smedegaard added a comment to T689: PureOS lack a more frequently updated Firefox (regardless of branding, and regardless of which is default).

Thanks for clarifying, @jeremiah.foster - I hope the current title is suitable.

Fri, Feb 15, 5:45 PM · Restricted Project
jonas.smedegaard renamed T689: PureOS lack a more frequently updated Firefox (regardless of branding, and regardless of which is default) from "PureOS lacks a more recent version of Firefox (regardless of branding, and regardless of which is default)" to "PureOS lack a more frequently updated Firefox (regardless of branding, and regardless of which is default)".
Fri, Feb 15, 5:44 PM · Restricted Project
jonas.smedegaard created T700: unspecified which installer is currently stable and released, and what versions of which packages it contains.
Fri, Feb 15, 5:24 PM

Thu, Feb 14

jonas.smedegaard added a comment to T689: PureOS lack a more frequently updated Firefox (regardless of branding, and regardless of which is default).

@jeremiah.foster please elaborate on your title change - is this issue not about _continuously_ updating at a faster _pace_ but only about getting some specific new version?!?

Thu, Feb 14, 10:07 PM · Restricted Project

Wed, Feb 13

jonas.smedegaard merged T688: Rename PureBrowser to Firefox into T11: firefox-esr - rename to purebrowser to stay free from Mozilla trademark entanglements.
Wed, Feb 13, 6:27 PM
jonas.smedegaard merged task T688: Rename PureBrowser to Firefox into T11: firefox-esr - rename to purebrowser to stay free from Mozilla trademark entanglements.
Wed, Feb 13, 6:27 PM
jonas.smedegaard added a comment to T688: Rename PureBrowser to Firefox.

How is this issue different from T11?

Wed, Feb 13, 10:10 AM

Sun, Feb 10

jonas.smedegaard updated subscribers of T695: [FREEDOM ISSUE] purism-librem-coreboot-updater.
Sun, Feb 10, 6:12 PM · Freedom-harm: downloads potentially nonfree code
jonas.smedegaard claimed T695: [FREEDOM ISSUE] purism-librem-coreboot-updater.
Sun, Feb 10, 6:12 PM · Freedom-harm: downloads potentially nonfree code
jonas.smedegaard updated subscribers of T695: [FREEDOM ISSUE] purism-librem-coreboot-updater.
Sun, Feb 10, 6:11 PM · Freedom-harm: downloads potentially nonfree code
jonas.smedegaard edited projects for T695: [FREEDOM ISSUE] purism-librem-coreboot-updater, added: Freedom-harm: downloads potentially nonfree code; removed Freedom.
Sun, Feb 10, 6:11 PM · Freedom-harm: downloads potentially nonfree code
jonas.smedegaard removed a parent task for T695: [FREEDOM ISSUE] purism-librem-coreboot-updater: T225: [FREEDOM ISSUE] META - mentions FSDG-nonfree stuff.
Sun, Feb 10, 6:10 PM · Freedom-harm: downloads potentially nonfree code
jonas.smedegaard removed a subtask for T225: [FREEDOM ISSUE] META - mentions FSDG-nonfree stuff: T695: [FREEDOM ISSUE] purism-librem-coreboot-updater.
Sun, Feb 10, 6:10 PM · Freedom
jonas.smedegaard lowered the priority of T695: [FREEDOM ISSUE] purism-librem-coreboot-updater from "95" to "Freedom Issue".
Sun, Feb 10, 6:08 PM · Freedom-harm: downloads potentially nonfree code

Thu, Jan 31

jonas.smedegaard added a comment to T366: PureOS is too stable - should be able to include specific packages from Debian unstable.

Thanks for mentioning, @guido - I had missed T594 now linked here.

Thu, Jan 31, 11:32 AM
jonas.smedegaard added a comment to T689: PureOS lack a more frequently updated Firefox (regardless of branding, and regardless of which is default).

Tracking fast-changing packages in particular need strong monitoring e.g. by somthing like security-tracker.debian.org.

Thu, Jan 31, 11:30 AM · Restricted Project
jonas.smedegaard added a parent task for T689: PureOS lack a more frequently updated Firefox (regardless of branding, and regardless of which is default): Unknown Object (Maniphest Task).
Thu, Jan 31, 11:28 AM · Restricted Project
jonas.smedegaard added a subtask for T366: PureOS is too stable - should be able to include specific packages from Debian unstable: T594: Decide how to handle phone-specific syncs from Debian unstable to PureOS.
Thu, Jan 31, 11:26 AM
jonas.smedegaard added a parent task for T594: Decide how to handle phone-specific syncs from Debian unstable to PureOS: T366: PureOS is too stable - should be able to include specific packages from Debian unstable.
Thu, Jan 31, 11:26 AM · Restricted Project, Restricted Project

Wed, Jan 30

jonas.smedegaard added a parent task for T689: PureOS lack a more frequently updated Firefox (regardless of branding, and regardless of which is default): T366: PureOS is too stable - should be able to include specific packages from Debian unstable.
Wed, Jan 30, 5:42 PM · Restricted Project
jonas.smedegaard added a subtask for T366: PureOS is too stable - should be able to include specific packages from Debian unstable: T689: PureOS lack a more frequently updated Firefox (regardless of branding, and regardless of which is default).
Wed, Jan 30, 5:42 PM
jonas.smedegaard added a comment to T689: PureOS lack a more frequently updated Firefox (regardless of branding, and regardless of which is default).

I find that expressing tickets as what is wrong helps.

Wed, Jan 30, 5:19 PM · Restricted Project
jonas.smedegaard renamed T689: PureOS lack a more frequently updated Firefox (regardless of branding, and regardless of which is default) from "Make non-ESR Firefox available in the repos" to "PureOS lack a more aggressively updated Firefox (regardless of branding, and regardless of which is default)".
Wed, Jan 30, 5:18 PM · Restricted Project
jonas.smedegaard added a comment to T689: PureOS lack a more frequently updated Firefox (regardless of branding, and regardless of which is default).

@jeremiah.foster: No, this ticket is explicitly about the functionality, not branding of it!

Wed, Jan 30, 5:16 PM · Restricted Project
jonas.smedegaard added a comment to T684: GnuTLS error when connecting over FTPS with Filezilla.

Seems you are on the right track in that the error message indicates FileZilla is requesting a feature unavailable in GnuTLS. The exact cause for you may not be same as the one addressed in the bugreorts you found - they might just be for similar kinds of issues.

Wed, Jan 30, 12:45 PM

Mon, Jan 28

jonas.smedegaard renamed T237: konqueror - includes plugin babelfish needing privacy leaking service Google Translate from "konqueror - includes plugin babelfish needing nonfree service Google Translate" to "konqueror - includes plugin babelfish needing privacy leaking service Google Translate".
Mon, Jan 28, 3:44 PM · Restricted Project, Freedom-harm: need nonfree service
jonas.smedegaard lowered the priority of T237: konqueror - includes plugin babelfish needing privacy leaking service Google Translate from "Freedom Issue" to "Normal".

This is not (by our definition) a freedom issue: It does not involve installing non-free software locally.

Mon, Jan 28, 3:44 PM · Restricted Project, Freedom-harm: need nonfree service
jonas.smedegaard renamed T376: gnome-initial-setup - includes plugin needing privacy-leaking service Pocket from "gnome-initial-setup - includes plugin needing nonfree service Pocket" to "gnome-initial-setup - includes plugin needing privacy-leaking service Pocket".
Mon, Jan 28, 3:41 PM · Restricted Project, Freedom-harm: need nonfree service
jonas.smedegaard added a project to T376: gnome-initial-setup - includes plugin needing privacy-leaking service Pocket: Restricted Project.

This is not a freedom issue (by our definition), since it does not involve installing non-free software locally.

Mon, Jan 28, 3:40 PM · Restricted Project, Freedom-harm: need nonfree service
jonas.smedegaard changed the status of T102: kopete - optionally needs nonfree Skype service from "Resolved" to "Invalid".

This is not a freedom issue, since it does not involve installing non-free software locally.

Mon, Jan 28, 3:35 PM · Freedom-harm: need nonfree service
jonas.smedegaard lowered the priority of T110: PureBrowser - promotes nonfree search engines from "Freedom Issue" to "Normal".

This is not a freedom issue, since it does not involve installing non-free software locally.

Mon, Jan 28, 3:34 PM · Freedom-harm: need nonfree service, Restricted Project
jonas.smedegaard edited Description on Freedom-harm: need nonfree service.
Mon, Jan 28, 3:25 PM
jonas.smedegaard added a comment to T625: cups-filters: Needlesly forked (package no longer recommends imagemagick).

@mak ping!

Mon, Jan 28, 3:17 PM
jonas.smedegaard created T687: mate-sensors-applet: Needlesly forked (package does not promote nonfree software).
Mon, Jan 28, 3:12 PM
jonas.smedegaard added a comment to T611: mcomix: Needlesly forked (package does not promote nonfree software).

@mak ping!

Mon, Jan 28, 3:08 PM
jonas.smedegaard added a comment to T612: openttd: Needlesly forked (package does not promote nonfree software).

@mak ping!

Mon, Jan 28, 3:07 PM
jonas.smedegaard reassigned T80: xarchiver suggests nonfree package rar from jonas.smedegaard to mak.

Please drop forked package now, @mak

Mon, Jan 28, 2:51 PM
jonas.smedegaard added a comment to T614: atool: Needlesly forked (package does not promote nonfree software).

@mak ping!

Mon, Jan 28, 1:18 PM
jonas.smedegaard added a comment to T613: angband: Needlesly forked (package does not promote nonfree software).

@mak Ping!

Mon, Jan 28, 12:46 PM

Jan 15 2019

jonas.smedegaard added a comment to T668: apparmor-utils dependencies broken by update to python.

This issue seems possibly related to an issue in LibreOffice resolved today in debian (and thus not yet in PureOS) by tightening its dependency on apparmor: https://bugs.debian.org/918499

Jan 15 2019, 3:20 PM

Jan 14 2019

jonas.smedegaard reassigned T660: software-properties-gtk fails: could not find a distribution template for PureOS/green from jonas.smedegaard to mak.

@mak Please have a look at this - smells AppStream-related.

Jan 14 2019, 10:54 PM · Restricted Project
jonas.smedegaard renamed T660: software-properties-gtk fails: could not find a distribution template for PureOS/green from "software-properties-gtk import module 'UbuntuDrivers' error" to "software-properties-gtk fails: could not find a distribution template for PureOS/green".
Jan 14 2019, 10:50 PM · Restricted Project
jonas.smedegaard added a comment to T660: software-properties-gtk fails: could not find a distribution template for PureOS/green.

I suspect that the line with UbuntuDrivers is totally unrelated and just a warning (despite the confusingly misleading initial word in captial letters).

Jan 14 2019, 10:49 PM · Restricted Project
jonas.smedegaard added a comment to T660: software-properties-gtk fails: could not find a distribution template for PureOS/green.

@jeremiah.foster does it spew anything _after_ that error message about UbuntuDrivers?

Jan 14 2019, 10:38 PM · Restricted Project
jonas.smedegaard added a comment to T660: software-properties-gtk fails: could not find a distribution template for PureOS/green.

ah - sorry, @EchedeyLR: Seems my window didn't refresh properly so I missed your latest response above. Thanks!

Jan 14 2019, 9:12 PM · Restricted Project
jonas.smedegaard added a comment to T660: software-properties-gtk fails: could not find a distribution template for PureOS/green.

(me awaits responses from both @jeremiah.foster and @EchedeyLR for clarification, but suspects this issue is totally unrelated to that "UbuntuDrivers" message and instead the issue relates to AppStream...)

Jan 14 2019, 9:10 PM · Restricted Project
jonas.smedegaard added a comment to T660: software-properties-gtk fails: could not find a distribution template for PureOS/green.

@EchedeyLR What is the output of this command:

Jan 14 2019, 8:53 PM · Restricted Project
jonas.smedegaard added a comment to T660: software-properties-gtk fails: could not find a distribution template for PureOS/green.

@jeremiah.foster: Do you experience same issue, or do you talk about GNOME Applications because the stacktrace in the error message hints about it being tied to software-properties-gtk?

Jan 14 2019, 8:39 PM · Restricted Project
jonas.smedegaard added a comment to T660: software-properties-gtk fails: could not find a distribution template for PureOS/green.

Sorry, I put it on task's name but not into description.

Jan 14 2019, 8:35 PM · Restricted Project
jonas.smedegaard added a comment to T660: software-properties-gtk fails: could not find a distribution template for PureOS/green.

...or @jeremiah.foster maybe you can clue me in here: What is "this particular piece of software" that you are talking about? Perhaps I am missing something obvoius here, but I am totally clueless right now :-/

Jan 14 2019, 8:06 PM · Restricted Project
jonas.smedegaard added a comment to T660: software-properties-gtk fails: could not find a distribution template for PureOS/green.

Sorry, I don't follow: which applications are we talking about here?

Jan 14 2019, 8:04 PM · Restricted Project

Jan 8 2019

jonas.smedegaard added a comment to T156: purebrowser - default search engine tracks users.

reporting bugs is not an accurate science - it is highly appreciated that you filed a report when only suspecting a potential issue here, @Wayne !

Jan 8 2019, 12:20 PM · Restricted Project, Restricted Project

Jan 7 2019

jonas.smedegaard edited the description of T673: purebrowser - default search engine is not perfect.
Jan 7 2019, 5:15 PM
jonas.smedegaard edited the description of T673: purebrowser - default search engine is not perfect.
Jan 7 2019, 5:06 PM
jonas.smedegaard added a parent task for T156: purebrowser - default search engine tracks users: T673: purebrowser - default search engine is not perfect.
Jan 7 2019, 4:51 PM · Restricted Project, Restricted Project
jonas.smedegaard added subtasks for T673: purebrowser - default search engine is not perfect: T156: purebrowser - default search engine tracks users, T609: PureBrowser - links to search engine which loads non-free JavaScript.
Jan 7 2019, 4:51 PM
jonas.smedegaard added a parent task for T609: PureBrowser - links to search engine which loads non-free JavaScript: T673: purebrowser - default search engine is not perfect.
Jan 7 2019, 4:51 PM · Restricted Project, Freedom-harm: downloads nonfree code
jonas.smedegaard edited the description of T673: purebrowser - default search engine is not perfect.
Jan 7 2019, 4:46 PM
jonas.smedegaard created T673: purebrowser - default search engine is not perfect.
Jan 7 2019, 4:44 PM
jonas.smedegaard added a comment to T156: purebrowser - default search engine tracks users.

@Wayne yes I meant to suggest that you file an issue (here on tracker.debian.net, not in the forum) about our forum triggering warnings about fingerprinting.

Jan 7 2019, 1:05 PM · Restricted Project, Restricted Project

Jan 6 2019

jonas.smedegaard added a comment to T156: purebrowser - default search engine tracks users.

Thanks for those details, @Wayne!

Jan 6 2019, 2:44 PM · Restricted Project, Restricted Project
jonas.smedegaard reopened T156: purebrowser - default search engine tracks users as "Open".

DuckDuckGo is no longer privacy-protecting: https://forums.whonix.org/t/duckduckgo-now-fingerprinting-visitors/6497/1

Jan 6 2019, 12:35 AM · Restricted Project, Restricted Project
jonas.smedegaard reopened T156: purebrowser - default search engine tracks users, a subtask of T11: firefox-esr - rename to purebrowser to stay free from Mozilla trademark entanglements, as "Open".
Jan 6 2019, 12:35 AM
jonas.smedegaard reopened T156: purebrowser - default search engine tracks users, a subtask of T147: Rework purebrowser packaging, as "Open".
Jan 6 2019, 12:35 AM · Restricted Project

Jan 3 2019

jonas.smedegaard renamed T671: qtwebengine-opensource-src needlessly forked from Debian from "qtwebengine-opensource-src wrongly forked from Debian" to "qtwebengine-opensource-src needlessly forked from Debian".
Jan 3 2019, 2:28 AM
jonas.smedegaard created T671: qtwebengine-opensource-src needlessly forked from Debian.
Jan 3 2019, 2:28 AM

Dec 28 2018

jonas.smedegaard triaged T636: PureBrowser - HTTP 403 on some sites as "Normal" priority.
Dec 28 2018, 9:11 PM · Restricted Project
jonas.smedegaard added a comment to T636: PureBrowser - HTTP 403 on some sites.

Seems that website doesUser-Aagent sniffing.

Dec 28 2018, 9:11 PM · Restricted Project
jonas.smedegaard closed T669: [FREEDOM ISSUE] originalpackage as "Invalid".
Dec 28 2018, 9:08 PM · Freedom

Dec 21 2018

jonas.smedegaard claimed T658: libhostfile-manager-perl: missing in PureOS (and Debian).

Now just lean back and drink gin&tonic for a few weeks while Debian and Laniakea processes it to PureOS green :-D

Dec 21 2018, 4:43 PM
jonas.smedegaard created T659: python-sshoot: missing in PureOS (and Debian).
Dec 21 2018, 4:41 PM
jonas.smedegaard added a comment to T658: libhostfile-manager-perl: missing in PureOS (and Debian).

Package is libhostfile-manager-perl tracked in Debian as bug#916437.

Dec 21 2018, 1:45 PM
jonas.smedegaard added a comment to T658: libhostfile-manager-perl: missing in PureOS (and Debian).

@chris.lamb: Please have a look at the Debian package now in NEW queue, and approve if acceptable.

Dec 21 2018, 1:44 PM
jonas.smedegaard created T658: libhostfile-manager-perl: missing in PureOS (and Debian).
Dec 21 2018, 1:40 PM

Dec 20 2018

jonas.smedegaard added a comment to T595: PureBrowser detected as incompatible with Firefox add-on store.

the recommendation was unofficial and I'd rather not push on it...

Dec 20 2018, 9:24 PM · Restricted Project, Restricted Project
jonas.smedegaard assigned T656: Need s.th. like tracker.debian.org to mak.

Seems directly tied to Laniakea: Assigning to @mak

Dec 20 2018, 6:17 PM · Restricted Project
jonas.smedegaard added a comment to T595: PureBrowser detected as incompatible with Firefox add-on store.

@sean.obrien Is the conversation with Mozilla, leading to their suggesting that particular string, public? If so, please provide URL.

Dec 20 2018, 12:38 PM · Restricted Project, Restricted Project
jonas.smedegaard reopened T247: purebrowser: Choice of user-agent string lack a policy as "Open".
Dec 20 2018, 12:34 PM · Restricted Project
jonas.smedegaard renamed T247: purebrowser: Choice of user-agent string lack a policy from "User-agent string policy" to "purebrowser: Choice of user-agent string lack a policy".
Dec 20 2018, 11:39 AM · Restricted Project
jonas.smedegaard added a comment to T595: PureBrowser detected as incompatible with Firefox add-on store.

@mladen.pejakovic My point is that "Compatibility mode" is something specific in the context of Firefox.

Dec 20 2018, 11:12 AM · Restricted Project, Restricted Project

Dec 19 2018

jonas.smedegaard added a comment to T595: PureBrowser detected as incompatible with Firefox add-on store.

A known workaround is to configure PureBrowser to impersonate Firefox: https://tracker.pureos.net/w/troubleshooting/firefox_compat_mode/

Dec 19 2018, 10:33 PM · Restricted Project, Restricted Project
jonas.smedegaard added a comment to T308: Tails website wrongly parses Purebrowser version as "0".

@kyle.rankin Do you recall more detailed how/where the Tails website broke? Is it still the case?

Dec 19 2018, 9:36 PM · Restricted Project
jonas.smedegaard added a comment to T595: PureBrowser detected as incompatible with Firefox add-on store.

@sean.obrien Can you please elaborate what more exactly you tested when you wrote "I've tested, and it works".

Dec 19 2018, 3:34 PM · Restricted Project, Restricted Project
jonas.smedegaard added a parent task for T595: PureBrowser detected as incompatible with Firefox add-on store: T247: purebrowser: Choice of user-agent string lack a policy.
Dec 19 2018, 2:23 PM · Restricted Project, Restricted Project
jonas.smedegaard added a subtask for T247: purebrowser: Choice of user-agent string lack a policy: T595: PureBrowser detected as incompatible with Firefox add-on store.
Dec 19 2018, 2:23 PM · Restricted Project

Dec 18 2018

jonas.smedegaard added a subtask for T57: [FREEDOM ISSUE] chromium: T241: chromium - promotes non-free NVIDIA driver via (embedded copy of) libxnvctrl.
Dec 18 2018, 10:59 PM · Freedom-harm: license not FSF-compliant, Freedom-harm: downloads nonfree code
jonas.smedegaard added a parent task for T241: chromium - promotes non-free NVIDIA driver via (embedded copy of) libxnvctrl: T57: [FREEDOM ISSUE] chromium.
Dec 18 2018, 10:59 PM · Freedom-harm: need nonfree code
jonas.smedegaard added a comment to T241: chromium - promotes non-free NVIDIA driver via (embedded copy of) libxnvctrl.

This issue is bogus - even if package is reintroduced into PureOS: libxnvctrl does _not_ need nor promote free software (see T64).

Dec 18 2018, 10:55 PM · Freedom-harm: need nonfree code
jonas.smedegaard closed T224: qtwebengine-opensource-src - promotes non-free NVIDIA driver via libxnvctrl as "Invalid".

This issue is bogus: libxnvctrl does _not_ need nor promote free software (see T64).

Dec 18 2018, 10:53 PM · Freedom-harm: need nonfree code
jonas.smedegaard closed T224: qtwebengine-opensource-src - promotes non-free NVIDIA driver via libxnvctrl , a subtask of T64: libxnvctrl - promotes non-free NVIDIA driver, as "Invalid".
Dec 18 2018, 10:53 PM · Freedom-harm: need nonfree code
jonas.smedegaard changed the status of T223: psensor - promotes non-free NVIDIA driver via libxnvctrl , a subtasktask of T64: libxnvctrl - promotes non-free NVIDIA driver, from "Resolved" to "Invalid".
Dec 18 2018, 10:52 PM · Freedom-harm: need nonfree code
jonas.smedegaard changed the status of T223: psensor - promotes non-free NVIDIA driver via libxnvctrl from "Resolved" to "Invalid".

This issue is bogus: libxnvctrl does _not_ need nor promote free software (see T64).

Dec 18 2018, 10:52 PM · Freedom-harm: need nonfree code
jonas.smedegaard changed the status of T222: mate-sensors-applet - promotes non-free NVIDIA driver via libxnvctrl from "Resolved" to "Invalid".

This issue is bogus: libxnvctrl does _not_ need nor promote free software (see T64).

Dec 18 2018, 10:51 PM · Freedom-harm: need nonfree code
jonas.smedegaard changed the status of T222: mate-sensors-applet - promotes non-free NVIDIA driver via libxnvctrl , a subtasktask of T64: libxnvctrl - promotes non-free NVIDIA driver, from "Resolved" to "Invalid".
Dec 18 2018, 10:51 PM · Freedom-harm: need nonfree code
jonas.smedegaard changed the status of T221: conky - promotes non-free NVIDIA driver via libxnvctrl from "Resolved" to "Invalid".

This issue is bogus: libxnvctrl does _not_ need nor promote free software (see T64).

Dec 18 2018, 10:51 PM · Freedom-harm: need nonfree code
jonas.smedegaard changed the status of T221: conky - promotes non-free NVIDIA driver via libxnvctrl, a subtasktask of T64: libxnvctrl - promotes non-free NVIDIA driver, from "Resolved" to "Invalid".
Dec 18 2018, 10:51 PM · Freedom-harm: need nonfree code
jonas.smedegaard changed the status of T221: conky - promotes non-free NVIDIA driver via libxnvctrl, a subtasktask of T367: PureOS is not fully in sync with Debian, from "Resolved" to "Invalid".
Dec 18 2018, 10:51 PM
jonas.smedegaard created T655: libxnvctrl bogusly blocked from entering PureOS.
Dec 18 2018, 10:48 PM
jonas.smedegaard changed the status of T64: libxnvctrl - promotes non-free NVIDIA driver from "Resolved" to "Invalid".

I have come to same conclusion as you, @mak, that this is no Freedom issue, and too painful without any real gain to try solve.

Dec 18 2018, 10:31 PM · Freedom-harm: need nonfree code
jonas.smedegaard added a comment to T525: Please ship the fractal matrix client.

That's your call.

Dec 18 2018, 5:52 PM · Restricted Project