I donated to The Document Foundation (LibreOffice) this month. They have a nice reminder when you download the update (from the computer, not the Android LibreOffice viewer)!
Check out apt-get shirt:
They sell tees and donate half of the price to open source projects.
Atm they are crowdfunding at Indiegogo: https://igg.me/at/aptgetshirt
Just now had a loot at Framasoft. Nice. Thanks for sharing!
Ah, and my monthly donation goes to Framasoft, of course.
It’s Thursday again and I donate to Replicant today: http://www.replicant.us/
A fully Free Android distribution. Keep it up!
Btw: From time to time they are looking for old mobile devices to port Replicant to it. So if you have old mobiles that you don’t use anymore, you could ask them if they have any use for them.
My this month’s donation goes to… Thunderbird!
- I use Thunderbird a lot and I think it’s an important tool.
- There are rumors, that Mozilla won’t support it in the future, so they’ll probably need resources in the future.
- Thunderbird is crashing from time to time on my Computer. I want it to become more stable, so I contribute my share.
My donation was to Mozilla. I fact, i set up a recurring donation of 2€ a month.
Why? I think it is crucial, that the web stays an open plattform. Mozilla is the only major independent developer of a browser and rendering engine, Firefox.
I want them to be less dependent on contributions from big companies and advertisments.
My this month’s donation goes to Conversations
To me personally this is still one of the most important Free Software projects that there is.
My choice goes to the awesome F-Droid (they have new website!) for being the FLOSS Android lacks, and Bitfire, specially for their outstanding work on DAVdroid, but for all their other apps and libraries supporting data independence and open protocols.
I don’t usually donate (), so I did two substantial donations. Don’t be like me and donate more often!
Another month, another donation. https://lineageos.org/ it is. The successor of Cyanogenmod.
This month, i set up a recurring donation for the GnuPG project which is an essential tool in my daily live and so important for secure computing that it breaks my hard they get so little support.
They have a fundraiser running at the moment to cover their monthly cost. Since so many people here care about their privacy, why don’t you join me?
PS: 5€ a month seemed to much for me. So i set up a quarterly donation to reach the minimum amount and still regularly contribute to their funding.
How come I never noticed this thread?
January was full of expenses so I’ll wait and have a look at the balance of my bank account end of February.
In fact I intended to donate to LineageOS (which I run on my FP2) and Ubports (I have the impression this is the most advanced non-android OS for the FP2) anyway
Found an interesting project and just donated: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/bootlin/allwinner-vpu-support-in-the-official-linux-kernel
I know it’s not the last Thursday of the month, but I have my own system on when to check my balance and see if I can put some cash into my savings account. Or donate.
So as promised I’ve sent some cash to Ubports and LineageOS.
Maybe for next month, if others chip in as well, we could support the idea of @ben to raise money and get an FP2 for SailfishOS development: Using Sailfish OS on the FP2 - Experiences and Issues
If there are no financial surprises next month I can contribute 50€.
I just set up monthly donations to:
- Wehost (as they host mine and Fairphones Mastodon account)
- Disroot (for just being plain awesome and hosting my Taiga kanbanboard
- Yunohost (for helping me to slowly liberate myself from the former two )
- F-Droid - For being the coolest app on my Fairphone 2.
- PiHole - For protecting me and my family from being traced online on ALL our devices!
I made a private OpenVPN server with PiHole on it and it is amazing how well this works. You can do it easily yourself, there is a great tutorial here.
As the end of the year draws closer, it’s maybe a good idea to think about donating to your favourite free and open source projects (again).