Client 0.102 released

The latest release of the F-Droid Repository Client, version 0.102 is now available. You can download it from the home page or, if you already have an earlier version installed, just update.

These are the changes since 0.101:

  • Optionally keep install history
  • Optionally let repositories request installs and uninstalls of apps
  • Support for APK extension files (OBB)
  • Enable TLS v1.2 for HTTPS on all devices that support it (again)
  • Better support for multiple repositories providing the same app

As usual, if you have problems or feature requests, please let us know via the issue tracker, join us in the Forum or visit #fdroid on FreeNode.

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Client 0.101 released

The latest release of the F-Droid Repository Client, version 0.101 is now available. You can download it from the home page or, if you already have an earlier version installed, just update.

These are the changes since 0.100:

  • Support for Android 2.2 is dropped, 2.3.3 or later is now required
  • Fixed APK cacheĀ bugs, requiring the cache time be reset to 1 day
  • Use Privileged Extension by default if installed
  • Optionally grey out apps that require Anti-Features
  • Translation updates

As usual, if you have problems or feature requests, please let us know via the issue tracker, join us in the Forum or visit #fdroid on FreeNode.

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Client 0.100 Released

The latest release of the F-Droid Repository Client, version 0.100 is now available. You can download it from the home page or, if you already have an earlier version installed, just update.

These are the changes since 0.99.2:

  • Ability to download apps in the background
  • Significant performance improvements when updating repositories
  • Add setting to enable automatic downloading of updates (screenshots below)
  • Apks can now be kept on disk for various amounts of time
  • Show what repository each apk comes from
  • Better support for Android 6.0
  • Translation updates

As usual, if you have problems or feature requests, please let us know via the issue tracker, join us in the Forum or visit #fdroid on FreeNode.

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Get it on F-Droid badges

Get it on F-Droid

If your app is available on F-Droid, you can now add a “Get it on F-Droid” badge to your website or markdown README file following these instructions.

For more information, see the new F-Droid artwork repo on GitLab.

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Client 0.99 Released

The latest release of the F-Droid Repository Client, version 0.99 is now available. You can download it from the home page or, if you already have an earlier version installed, just update.

These are the changes since 0.98.1:

  • Add simple “Use Tor” setting.
  • Enable TLS v1.2 for HTTPS on all devices that support it.
  • Fix a series of Swap crashes, including a background crash.
  • Fix most Android lint errors and some warnings.
  • Translation updates.

As usual, if you have problems or feature requests, please let us know via the issue tracker, join us in the Forum or visit #fdroid on FreeNode.

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Client 0.98.1 Released

The latest release of the F-Droid Repository Client, version 0.98.1 is now available. You can download it from the home page or, if you already have an earlier version installed, just update.

This is a maintenance release, with the following fixes since 0.98:

  • Fix crash when entering only a space into the search dialog
  • Fix crash when entering slashes into the search dialog
  • Fix potential fragment crash when installing/removing a package
  • Fix crash when adding malformed URIs as repos

As usual, if you have problems or feature requests, please let us know via the issue tracker, join us in the Forum or visit #fdroid on FreeNode.

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Client 0.98 Released

The latest release of the F-Droid Repository Client, version 0.98 is now available. You can download it from the home page or, if you already have an earlier version installed, just update.

These are the changes since 0.97:

  • Add opt-in crash reporting via ACRA
  • Add support for HTTP basic authentication of repos
  • Fix repo updating on older devices with little memory
  • Rework search to be incremental and without a separate activity
  • Add English to the list of languages to use in the settings
  • Fix “database is locked” seemingly random crash
  • Cache installed app information in the database
  • Add counter to the installed tab
  • Translation updates
  • Display license and author information in app details where appropriate

As usual, if you have problems or feature requests, please let us know via the issue tracker, join us in the Forum or visit #fdroid on FreeNode.

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Client 0.97 Released

The latest release of the F-Droid Repository Client, version 0.97 is now available. You can download it from the home page or, if you already have an earlier version installed, just update.

This is a maintenance release, with the following changes from 0.96.1

  • Add option to prompt for unstable updates globally
  • Add support for free Certificate Authorities: cert.startcom.org and letsencrypt.org
  • Rework the privileged installer to use an extension as a privileged app instead of F-Droid itself
  • Add a new night theme
  • Fix crash when trying to install incompatible apps with the privileged installer
  • Fix downloading from HTTP servers that did not send a Content-Length
  • Material design tweaks and fixes, including repo and app screens makeovers
  • Add StrictMode to debug builds
  • Make the GitLab CI run the tests in an emulator
  • Use gradle-witness to ensure the reproducibility of the build with libraries pulled from maven repositories
  • Switched to Weblate for translations
  • Translation updates

As usual, if you have problems or feature requests, please let us know via the issue tracker, join us in the Forum or visit #fdroid on FreeNode.

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Client 0.96.1 Released

The latest release of the F-Droid Repository Client, version 0.96.1 is now available. You can download it from the home page or, if you already have an earlier version installed, just update.

This is a maintenance release, with the following changes from 0.96

  • Fix crash when updating repos on Android 2.3.7 or older

As usual, if you have problems or feature requests, please let us know via the issue tracker, join us in the Forum or visit #fdroid on FreeNode.

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Client 0.96 Released

The latest release of the F-Droid Repository Client, version 0.96 is now available. You can download it from the home page or, if you already have an earlier version installed, just update.

This is a maintenance release, with the following changes from 0.95.1

  • Move the repo index update to a notification
  • Handle apk downloads without a dialog
  • Don’t let users try to uninstall system apps that haven’t been updated
  • Various bugfixes in the process that installs F-Droid as a privileged app
  • Fix privileged installer confirmation screen issues on Android 2.X/3.X/4.X
  • Disable HTTPS support in swap until it’s stable
  • Fix a few crashes, including package receivers and NFC actions
  • Translation updates

As usual, if you have problems or feature requests, please let us know via the issue tracker, join us in the Forum or visit #fdroid on FreeNode.

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