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 * Discuss integrating Plinth with automated testing (using Travis CI) - bob girard, fonfon

Regular progress calls occur to keep everyone on track.

Monthly Progress Call

Upcoming Calls:

  • Sunday, February 22nd, 2015; 7 PM GMT

Previous Calls:

  • Sunday, January 25th, 2015; 7 PM GMT
  • Sunday, December 28th, 2014; 7 PM GMT
  • Sunday, November 30th, 2014; 7 PM GMT

Calls cover all their topics in an hour, with time for additional discussion afterward.

1. November 30th, 2014

Notes are available.


  1. 0.3 Release blockers: do any remain? How do they get fixed? Who needs what help, and how do we get them that help? (nickdaly)
  2. Building in Jessie: Impossible? Being fixed? (pere)
  3. Client -> Server and Server -> Client Authentication in Monkeysphere, in Apache (http://lists.alioth.debian.org/pipermail/freedombox-discuss/2014-March/006260.html). (dkg?)

  4. Wireless Access Points: What are next TODOs? (nickdaly, jvalleroy)
  5. Reorganizing documentation and deciding on a good entry point for the project (the wiki?).
  6. Updating freedombox foundation website (sullivan?).
  7. Reorganization of confirmed TODOs list into an issue tracker and other TODOs into wiki. (sunilmohan)
  8. Progress and future of Plinth. Especially, Dashboard work done by Michael Pimmer (fonfon) and package manager UI etc. (sunilmohan, fonfon)
  9. Next meeting: preferred time, date, and communication method?
    • Audio Only: Mumble
    • Video Optional: appear.in, meet.jit.si
    • Do any of the video tools have ways to disable the video, for low-bandwidth situations?

2. December 28th, 2014

Notes are available.


  • Progress on moving TODOs to issue tracker.
  • Review 0.3 blockers
  • Identify 1.0 blockers.
  • Create a general "Contribute" wiki page telling people how to pull projects, put them together, and submit changes.
  • Progress of Dashboard regarding augeas (use python3-configobj instead?)


  • Everybody: Discuss what our concerns are about distributing boxes on mailing list.
  • Everybody: create a general contribute-to-the-project-as-a-whole page.
  • Everybody: think about places we can meet up and give talks: fosdem, libreplanet, etc.
  • Sunil/Markus: update wiki to describe that the box is a consumer device.
  • (): Disable BTRFS for Raspberry Pi.
  • Sunil: publish images regularly.
  • Fonfon: dashboard progress, try using configobj instead of augeas (unless there's a release in the meantime)
  • Marc: apache/gpg client <--> server login

  • Nick: work on ldap-pgp-fbuddy integration
  • Nick: remove non-free from non-DP in FM by default.

3. January 25th, 2015

Notes are available.


  • 0.3 Released! Party!
  • Confirm Sunil's key (no sigs?)
  • Next TODOs for apps/services that we would like to see in 1.0:
    • Calendar server (radicale)
    • Mail / SMTorP / notmuch
    • Bookmark server / Mozilla Sync
    • PGP SSO
    • freedombuddy / monkeysphere / SSO
    • wiki / blog
    • Re-visiting must-do items for 1.0 from last meeting and mailing list
    • what to do with the bts-to-github bug sync script?

    • (any others?)
  • Documentation status updates and plan for updating FB manual
  • New contributor plan
    • More frequent releases
    • Faster responses
    • Better documentation
    • A friendly face


  • Sunil: Post X86/Debian page to supported hardware.
  • Sunil: Ask about F-M/FBX-Setup upload permissions?
  • Nick: check in with Bdale about when it makes sense to get security audit.
  • TomG: Try Plinth hacking again, is it easier?
  • Everybody: Please review your targets for the next release and post them to the mailing list, especially if you're willing to work on them soonish.
  • Nick: Mail contributors with recent FBuddy updates.
  • DNSChain: Open Debian Package and Plinth UI issues.

4. February 22nd, 2015


  • Discuss integrating Plinth with automated testing (using Travis CI) - bob girard, fonfon
  • (Please add items.)

5. Access

Mumble server: freedombox.mumble.com Port: 9989

  • We are going to be trying out Mumble for voice communications to allow residents outside of the United States to participate without running up a phone bill.
  • You do not need to create a username before hand (just make one up).
  • No passwords are required.
  • There is a client package in debian (mumble) and a GPL client for Andriod phones (plumble).
  • I would recommend you use headphones (or half-duplex mode) to avoid any echo. -mjones

6. Notes

Since it's difficult for multiple people to edit a wiki at one time, notes will be taken at pad.riseup.net, link to be posted in chat before meeting.