Librem 5 — List of Apps in Development

Thank you @Caliga. Here is link to something that may influence Librem 5 v2 certification within EU:
https://eena.org/new-regulation-aml/
If I understand this correctly, I hope that software developers will find their way to implement this by 20 December 2020.
EDIT: Above-mentioned is based on HELP112 project. Accordingly: “E112 makes use of Galileo to establish location for emergency calls to the 112 emergency number. Mandating the use of Galileo in smartphones will improve the accuracy of the caller location, which will allow emergency responders to get to the scene of an accident faster. The Regulation will apply in all EU Member States from 17 March 2022.”

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The Workflow dev created a flatpak.
Added to the List of Apps in Development

I’m developing Girens a Plex Media Player. The source code can be found on Gitlab. Its already in the Flathub store.

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Aye! Thanks! Added to the list.
Is “smallscreen support” really “enchanted” with the latest release or is that auto-correct going way-higher haywire?
I mean, I like it. Next release notes should have “automagic” in them :upside_down_face:

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Thanks for adding it to the list. English is not my native language. Maybe enchanted is not the correct word for it…

(whether that really will improve the accuracy is debatable) but the Librem 5 should support Galileo from Day 1 as the GNSS chip is multi-constellation (GPS/Galileo/Glonass/BeiDou/QZSS). Source: Comparing specs of upcoming Linux phones

AML is discussed extensively here: Advanced Mobile Location when calling emergency services and should be mandated from 1 Jan 2022 so not as urgent as suggested.

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At this point, China’s BeiDou is already better than GPS in 130 out of 195 countries, and it will be significantly more accurate in the future with dual frequency GNSS chips that bring accuracy to within 1 meter. Look at the list of planned BeiDou satellites:
https://qzss.go.jp/en/technical/satellites/index.html

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If you can, please don’t off this topic :upside_down_face:

Just added Hackgregator, a Hacker News aggregator, to the
List of Apps in Development

Also added Foliate, eBook reader.

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FYI, the list has been greatly improved and extended during the last days, mostly by Adrien. :+1:

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Thanks for creating the lists. It’s brilliant to see the apps in development!

Added to my homescreen on my phone.

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Is Pure Maps anything like the uNav in UBports/Ubuntu Touch? If so I’ll be very happy. If it’s better, I’ll explode.

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if you are on UBPorts, you can try Pure Maps already. I have ported it to UBPorts and, with the help of several packagers, its packaged at https://open-store.io/app/pure-maps.jonnius . On PC, you could use Flathub version. Original platform is Sailfish, so its available there as well.

As for UBPorts version, it lacks offline component - OSM Scout Server. But that we plan to port to UBPorts as well, just not sure when.

Pure Maps + OSM Scout Server will be available on L5. A month ago we still had an issue with kernel and Mesa as installed on devkit preventing to run Pure Maps. However, fix was found by L5 core developers and we are mainly waiting for it to land on devices and flatpak platform.

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I put a LOT of offline tiles on the device already. Is their a folder to copy them to to goof around with the offline component?

OSM Scout Server is way different from a bunch of tile files on disk. In addition to raster and vector tile support, it allows you to search and calculate routes. Essentially, you have map server in your pocket. So, you would probably remove those tiles later…

If you really wish to access these tiles from Pure Maps, its possible. But you will have to start a web server that can serve these tiles and write yourself small style for Pure Maps to access them.

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It took me a while to find this post again. I had my head reassembled. That mapping program is super slick! I’m having some issues typing in an address and getting a result I want, but apart from that I’m stoked as hell about it. For all USA & Canada addresses a primary key is (house number, street name, postal code). It seems to want to get street name, house number, community, city, county, state, country.

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The link to 2048 game is wrong and leads to authenticator

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Great to hear! Search is a tricky business. However, default search engine - Photon - should be location-biased. Right now there are issues with that service, but I hope its will be fine soon (https://github.com/komoot/photon/issues/443). On L5, offline mode will be available as well, as on Sailfish. On Ubuntu Touch, offline may take some time to get fully packaged.

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@adrien.plazas added 2048 game. Could you fix it, please? Don’t know where it should point to :slight_smile:

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Woops, fixed. Thanks!

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