Librem 13: A Laptop That Respects Your Rights

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Aug

29

Weekly Update on Librem 13 Production 2015-08-28

The fabrication of the Librem 13 is underway!

Dates:
August 15th – “green light” fabrication
August 20th – Todd on-site @ fabrication in Shenzhen
week 1 fabrication
week 2 fabrication
week 3 fabrication
week 4 fabrication
September [15th-20th] – Receive hardware for assembly
September [24th-28th] – Ship first orders

Now that we have prototype hardware, we can add a known issues section this week, so we can update progress weekly as well:

Known Issues:

  1. Trackpad Driver

    • Current: ps/2 mouse capabilities
    • Future: multitouch
    • ETA: ~October
    • Where: Kernel Level Driver
    • Source for Updates: Blog, Git (soon)
    • 2 devs
  2. Coreboot BIOS

    • Current: ~20%
    • Future: 100%
    • ETA: ~October
    • Where: BIOS
    • Source for Updates: Blog, Coreboot Blog, Git (soon)
    • 3 devs
  3. Hardware Kill Switches

    • Current: Webcam/Mic
    • Future: Webcam/Mic & NGFF (Wireless)
    • ETA: ~September 15
    • Where: Hardware
    • Source for Updates: Blog
    • 3 devs
  4. Bluetooth (via daughter card)

    • Current: ~0%
    • Future: 100%
    • ETA: ~February 2016
    • Where: Kernel Level Driver
    • Source for Updates: Blog
    • 0 devs (If you’re interested in helping we can use it!)

Thank you!

Todd Weaver & Purism Team todd@puri.sm

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