We're doing an upcoming show discussing secondary package managers, software used outside your primary OS's main system to install software either system or user wide.

So far we have Snap, Guix, AppImage, Flatpak and Homebrew. Any other prominent ones missing?

We're not covering language specific managers such as CPAN or PyPy, nor as we covering full containerization or virtualization technology such as Docker, Rocket or Vagrant. Maybe we'll cover those in the future.

Have complicated authentication and permission systems got you down?

On the latest episode of Libre Lounge, @cwebber and @emacsen invite guest Kate Sills in for a discussion about Object Capabilities, an alternative to identity based permissions.


Continuing their discussion on federation, @cwebber and @emacsen dive into ActivityPub and how it works in the latest episode of Libre Lounge librelounge.org/episodes/episo

Okay @librelounge listeners, time to get real... Doing video was way harder than I imagined, so I'm going to release the next episode tomorrow sans video. But...

I should have the start of a post about ReviewPub out later that day, and hopefully a video in a few days. That's my hope/goal. No more delaying the episode though.

A new episode of Libre Lounge with an announcement of a new series and new software! Episode 11: librelounge.org/episodes/episo

@cwebber and @emacsen are back from FOSEM and CopyleftConf with a new episode all about their experiences, Chris's grant to work on Spritely and some exciting talks. All in the new episode of Libre Lounge librelounge.org/episodes/episo

"Gosh, how can free software projects get funded?" A complicated question, but in this @librelounge episode we take a crack at answering it! librelounge.org/episodes/episo

Part one of two!

@librelounge Great, "lighter" episode to start the year and really makes me want to try out those games! So far I've only played Globulation 2, which is indeed a lot of fun.

Btw, Endless Sky is missing from the show links, too: endless-sky.github.io/

Oh! @librelounge got a shout out in the FSF's newsletter and I hadn't noticed until one of our new listeners told us about it!

Starting off the year with a fun episode about Free Software Video Games! librelounge.org/episodes/episo Give it a listen!

@librelounge not to mention all the other cool things about Karen Sandler to make it exciting that she is our first guest ;)

There's a new episode of @librelounge out where we interview Karen Sandler about herself and her work as Software Freedom Conservancy's executive director librelounge.org/episodes/episo

Can I also just take a moment to say... WOW! Karen Sandler is our first guest on Libre Lounge! Karen co-hosted Free as in Freedom and that show is an obvious direct inspiration for Libre Lounge; it's *amazing* to me that she's our first guest!

Hope you like the episode! I think it's our best yet!

Hey @librelounge listeners, what do you think about the idea of renaming episodes to their air date? So instead of Episode 5 it would be December 29, 2018.

I'm listening to the @librelounge episode about hacker culture while knitting.

Great job guys! Reelaborating history is not easy but it makes us better as a community, I think.


2019.copyleftconf.org/ is the day after FOSDEM2019. @cwebber will speak, and I assume many other interesting people will be there, in a speaking role or as a participant. Also me. 😀

Listening to @librelounge I don't know the history of software freedom etc. I've been picking it up over the last couple of years ie. from the wrong side of the victory of Open Source.. Suspect it would be great for anybody who knows more. Check it out.

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