End of 2016 sprint summary

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Hi Disrooters, First of we would like to wish you all a happy new year. It’s been a joy running Disroot for the past year. A lot has changed since we started. We had our fun and our stress moments, we learned a lot and we managed to stay afloat. We can only wish the […]

Disroot joins the Matrix network

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For the last sprint of the year we decided to focus on improving instant messaging. We’ve been big enthusiasts of XMPP as the best solution for chatting, since like… forever. The obvious perks of XMPP are federation and decentralization. There are plenty of XMPP service providers and setting up your own server to join the […]

Disroot goes Nextcloud

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Some weeks ago the open source community around ownCloud was surprised to hear many of the core developers, including one of the founders have decided to part ways with ownCloud inc. Frank Karlitschek announced it first on his blog (http://karlitschek.de/2016/04/big-changes-i-am-leaving-owncloud-inc-today/). Naturally, this action left a lot of question marks regarding the future of the project. […]

Oops… We overslept with SSL certificate renewal.

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  Ehhhh SSL.   As we are working on writing Ansible roles to automate most of the work done on disroot platform. We thought it’s great opportunity to update all our HTTPS certificates with  letsencrypt. Last week we started implementing Letsencrypt  ansible role on disroot platform, not realising our certificates are about to expire. And […]

Sprint 1 – First disroot sprint is closed

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New Features in mail, forum and owncloud It’s been a quick week here at disroot. We’ve announced our project to diaspora community making it kind of offical. We’ve recieved quite some positive feedback and constructive criticism for which we are very grateful. Not wasting too much time we jumped to work and fixed some things […]