[Freedombox-discuss] FreedomBox in the Chronicle of Higher Education
knygar at gmail.com
Mon Sep 26 02:06:54 UTC 2011
> As smartphones are currently spreading like brushfire in the developing world,
> no plug computers will be able to match the volume and hence the capabilities/price.
+1, adding the:
- UPS-ability (crucial for the servers, isn't it?)
- multifunctional use-cases
> Android might be not open, but alternative firmwares like CyanogenMod make
> it a lot easier to lick that particular toad. (Yes, it's not Debian).
is a quick review of the current propositions by the 'Debian phone' user.
Licking that toad isn't in the way of FreedomBox, anyway.. am i right?
On Sun, Sep 25, 2011 at 10:47 PM, Marc Manthey <marc at let.de> wrote:
> Huawei sells Serval-capable phones for 100 USD, or thereabouts.
> thanks for the pointer, i will try to get one at
> I was going to say that no activist in Yemen, libya or Egypt could
> afford these prices
> If thats the case , what is the solution ? Waiting 3 years till devices
> gets cheaper ?
> Otherwise a linksys WRT54 series
> router http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linksys_WRT54G_series
> would be the only affordable device whitch could run a linux distribution
> e.g. https://openwrt.org/
> (bought several used on ebay for about 30 € )
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