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[Freedombox-discuss] Freedombox-discuss Digest, Vol 8, Issue 37

On Tue, Mar 08, 2011 at 07:46:46PM -0500, Les Orchard wrote:
>On 3/8/11 6:44 PM, ian at churchkey.org wrote:
>>On 03/08/2011 05:02 PM, Jay Sulzberger wrote:
>>>I hope that we build a "talk to me securely" sub-system which can
>>>be used by people who do not know /etc from /var.  Every button
>>>press required imposes a non-trivial cost; every actual decision
>>>a large cost; two decisions one after the other, ah, well, as an
>>>old Unix hand said to me last week "Why don't they just exchange
>>>OpenPGP public keys and then use ftp?".
>>>I think such a sub-system is required to be built to get a
>This is where I wonder about building the FreedomBox out of just what 
>Debian has on the menu today.
>In order to present a coherent, accessible UX on the 
>device?presumably via a web browser and maybe mobile apps?there will 
>need to be one or more integration packages that tie everything 
>together. (eg. Like a Linksys router, with its web management pages 
>usable from a LAN)
>Maybe that already basically exists, and I just need to do some 
>exploration of the universe of Debian packages to answer my own 
>On the other hand, maybe we can build the box from what's in Debian's 
>toy chest, user friendly or not. Along the way, build a backbone of 
>UX that can itself one day be a proper Debian package.


  - Jonas

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