Whisperfish

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Whisperfish is an advanced but unofficial Signal client. Whisperfish should be in a usable state for many users, but is still considered beta quality software; make sure to always have the latest version! Also, check our Wiki and feel free to contribute to it! Currently, mimimum supported SailfishOS version is 3.4. We intend to keep compatibility with 3.3 for as long as humanly possible. The build for SailfishOS 3.x is located in a separate OpenRepos application.

Do not ever contact the Signal developers about a Whisperfish issue. You will annoy them and make them dislike us. Contact us instead (see below).

    

Known issues and implemented features

Lot's of stuff should work. Check the forum for an up-to-date known issues list.

Contribute: get in touch, report issues and translate!

   

 

If the app behaves strangely or slow (I have a strong dislike for slow software) to you, please get in touch on Matrix #whisperfish:rubdos.be or on Libera.Chat #whisperfish, file an issue, or send an email to whisperfish [at] rubdos [dot] be, or post on the SailfishOS Forum topic. If it works well already, alse let me know! That's good for morale.

Development and progress

 

Follow the progress of the rework in the 0.6 milestone on Gitlab. If you are interested in contributing, contact me on Gitlab. If you want to discuss development, join the discussion on Matrix #whisperfish:rubdos.be.

There are nightly builds (in form of RPM) available on Gitlab. Nighlies eat batteries for breakfast, break up with your girlfriend, and use magic to turn phones into bricks. If you want to use them, please come and chat on Matrix or IRC. Whenever there is a version that makes sense, and has a low probability of tearing apart the very fabric of the universe, it'll be here on Open Repos!

Donations

 

Thanks for the support, feel free to buy me a coffee! Liberapay allows for donations via PayPal or credit card. While I do appreciate the donations, please consider matching your donation towards Signal themselves. They need it more than I do, now more than ever! Also consider donating to Weblate, because they provide their translation hosting service to us and many other SailfishOS applications at no cost!

Licence note

The original Whisperfish 0.5.0, by Andrew, was released under GPLv3+. Since we are using the upstream code of Signal themselves, partly licensed under AGPLv3+, the whole of Whisperfish 0.6.0 falls under AGPLv3+.

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Changelog: 

Whisperfish 1.0.0 (planned)

The milestone on GitLab for this release (th

Many big plans!

Whisperfish 0.6.0 (planned)

The milestone on Gitlab for this release

Features

  • Feature parity with, and modernized version of Whisperfish 0.5.

Whisperfish 0.6.0-beta.10 (code sprint edition!)

Many quality-of-life updates and technical debt fixes, thanks to the code sprint of Matti and Ruben!

Changes

Whisperfish 0.6.0-beta.9

Fixes for stuff in beta.8, mostly.

Changes

  • Fix for emoji reaction parsing that could cause a crash
  • Fix a crash when manually refreshing a group
  • Fix config file location after the Sailjail implementation
  • Fix creating debug symbols in CI and offline, run LTO on CI. Debug symbols are now hosted alongside nightl RPMs (and probably also here, let's see how the CD copes)
  • Add new config paths to MyBackup paths

Whisperfish 0.6.0-beta.8

A bunch of quality-of-life updates, and SailfishOS 4.4 compatibilty! Direc85 did a lot of work in this release. If you consider donating to me for Whisperfish, please also consider buying direc85 a coffee.

Changes

Whisperfish 0.6.0-beta.7

Edition "omg OpenSSL".

Changes

Whisperfish 0.6.0-beta.6

Edition "invert the event loop". Write-up here: https://github.com/woboq/qmetaobject-rs/issues/102#issuecomment-919798690

Features

 

Fixes

Whisperfish 0.6.0-beta.5

Fixes

  • Reception of messages with attachments, but without accompanying text
  • Show contact/payment/deletion/group call update messages as "unimplemented" instead of empty.

Whisperfish 0.6.0-beta.4

Features

  • MyBackup compatibility, thanks to Nathan!
  • Display group changes and message timer changes in chat.

Fixes

  • Fix usage of configured attachment path
  • Fix the many empty messages sent by Android and iOS clients for profile key pushes

Translations

  • Add Lithuanian, by Gediminas Murauskas
  • Updates to Greek, French, Turkish, Dutch, and Vlaams. Thanks to all contributors!

Whisperfish 0.6.0-beta.3

Emergency release for the HTTP-500 "nothing can be send" bug and the BadKeyType bug.

Fixes

Whisperfish 0.6.0-beta.2 (yanked)

Emergency release for the HTTP-500 "nothing can be send" bug.

Features

Fixes

Whisperfish 0.6.0-beta.1

The milestone on Gitlab for this release

Features

Translations

  • We have a Weblate account now!
  • Portuguese translation, thanks to Yield and Antonio Maretzek!
  • Czech translation, thanks to PawelSpoon!
  • Turkish translation, thanks to Oğuz Ersen!
  • Nowegian translation, thanks to Allan Nordhøy!
  • Many, many, many, MANY cleanup operations on Dutch, German, French, and Spanish, thanks to Nathan, Dryo, and J. Lavoie!

Fixes

  • More stable reconnection management. Flight mode and network changes should now work as expected.
  • Access contacts through the Nemo QML interface instead of raw contacts.db. This interface will probably be more stable than the raw SQLite, and keeps compatibility across 3.x and 4.x.
  • A "privileged file" allows us to read contact lists again on SailfishOS 4.0
  • More or less fixed video playback
  • Fix lingering notifications on session activation, thanks to flypig!
  • JPEG rotation is now correct in Whisperfish (but not yet on Android), thanks to Mirian Margiani.
  • Image zoom is more intuitive for images that are almost the same size as the screen, thanks to Mirian Margiani.

Whisperfish 0.6.0-alpha.9

Fixes startup on upgraded contact database.

Whisperfish 0.6.0-alpha.8

Features/fixes

Whisperfish 0.6.0-alpha.7

Features

Fixes

  • Create the correct attachments download directory, should fix attachments downloading for new installations.
  • Some phone numbers (notably with dashes, parantheses or dots) did not show up with names.
  • New members in a group show up, group renames come through.
  • Group members show up as names, not phone numbers, thanks to Thomas Michel.
  • Fixes copying message to clipboard, thanks to Thomas Michel.
  • Auto-focus password field, thanks to Markus.

Whisperfish 0.6.0-alpha.6

Features

  • The conversation page got a complete overhaul in design. I hope you like it.

Fixes

  • Fix a race condition during registration, which may corrupt the settings file.
  • Sent messages update the session view
  • More names show up correctly in session view (please file an issue if it's still buggy!)
  • Session sections
  • Sent attachments show up as thumbnails
  • Some translation work in the (currently disfunctional) Device List page

Whisperfish 0.6.0-alpha.5

Features

  • Sending new messages to a single contact, clean-up of contact selection
  • Started French language translation
    • French translation finished (thanks Thibaut Vandervelden)
  • Spanish translation got a lot of clean-up (thanks carlosgonz)
  • Settings page looks a lot nicer

Fixes

  • Settings page revamped, looks a lot cleaner
  • attachment_dir was not set on settings init.
  • Contact DB fix for non-nemo users (new 3.4 installs, alternate users)
  • Show build ID in about screen
  • Notifications with vibration and sound

Whisperfish 0.6.0-alpha.4

The milestone on Gitlab for this release

Features:

Under the hood:

  • Partial support new UUID-based identifiers
  • Initial tooling for future database migrations
  • Pre-key refreshing
  • Attachment failure log (set attachment_log=true in harbour-whisperfish.conf)

Whisperfish 0.6.0-alpha.3

The milestone on Gitlab for this release

  • Sending direct and group messages, notably no attachments.

Whisperfish 0.6.0-alpha.2

The milestone on Gitlab for this release

  • Receiving messages and their attachments

Whisperfish 0.6.0-alpha.1

The milestone on Gitlab for this release

  • GUI performance improvement

Comments

illyrion's picture

I just tried to install Whisperfish. I followed all the steps described for deleting the Android installation on the same devixe. However, no connection established. What is strange: Whisperfish seems to recognize my account, because I have to enter a password when I start Whisperfish. Maybe there is spmething I have to delete in order to fully uninstall Whisperfish?

rubdos's picture

Known issue, sorry! You can install beta 8 manually, start it once, and then go back to beta 10. We will fix this in beta 11 soon.

RamBoo's picture

I had another phone for using signal and I guess it messed up my whisperfish when it connected to internet. Thanks for the advice!

RamBoo's picture

What to do when it says on the settings "connection status - disconnected" and wont send any messages?

rubdos's picture

That sounds like a deactivated registration. Did you register on the Android or iOS application? If so: you can only have one single active registration on a phone.

If that's the case, and if you want to use Whisperfish again, you'll need to follow https://gitlab.com/whisperfish/whisperfish/-/wikis/Frequently-Asked-Ques... and before that you need to turn-off the registration lock in the Android Signal settings. Cfr. https://gitlab.com/rubdos/whisperfish/-/issues/148 and https://gitlab.com/rubdos/whisperfish/-/issues/149

rob_k's picture

How to paste a captcha string that is so long, that it won't fit in one terminal line?

rubdos's picture

I haven't been able to reproduce that it doesn't fit in one line myself. I'm not sure why it would not work.

Either way, there's a few things you can do. I've changed the wiki with a simple one: instead of first ssh-ing into the device, you run ssh with the command in one go.

ssh nemo@[target] harbour-whisperfish --verbose --captcha '<THE URL HERE>'
skyjumper's picture

That command format worked a treat for me - thanks !

rob_k's picture

Very promising, the workaround for the captcha. Unfortunately I get:

[2022-03-27T16:01:41Z INFO  harbour_whisperfish] Start main app (with autostart = false)
[D] unknown:0 - Using Wayland-EGL
library "libGLESv2_adreno.so" not found
library "eglSubDriverAndroid.so" not found
[2022-03-27T16:01:41Z INFO  harbour_whisperfish::gui] QmlApp::application loaded - version v0.6.0-beta.8
[W] __cpp_closure_14317703314545309294_impl:182 - Failed to load translator for ("en-GB") Searched "/usr/share/harbour-whisperfish/translations" for "harbour-whisperfish"
[W] unknown:0 - "Query failed: no such function: icu_load_collation Unable to execute statement\nSELECT icu_load_collation('en_GB', 'localeCollation')"
[W] unknown:0 - "Failed to configure collation for locale en_GB:  "
[W] unknown:0 - "Query failed: no such function: icu_load_collation Unable to execute statement\nSELECT icu_load_collation('en_GB', 'localeCollation')"
[W] unknown:0 - "Failed to configure collation for locale en_GB:  "
[W] unknown:0 - "Failed to attach key memory region for qtcontacts-sqlite-np: QSharedMemory::attach (shmget): doesn't exist"
[W] unknown:0 - "Failed to open contacts transient store"
[W] unknown:0 - "Unable to open synchronous engine database connection"
[W] unknown:0 - QSqlQuery::prepare: database not open
[W] unknown:0 - "Failed to prepare distinct display label group selection query:  \n SELECT DISTINCT DisplayLabelGroup FROM DisplayLabels ORDER BY DisplayLabelGroupSortOrder ASC"
[2022-03-27T16:01:42Z INFO  harbour_whisperfish::worker::setup] SetupWorker::run
[2022-03-27T16:01:42Z INFO  harbour_whisperfish::worker::setup] identity_key not found
[2022-03-27T16:01:42Z INFO  harbour_whisperfish::config::settings] Setting default settings.
[D] unknown:0 - Starting favorites query at 380 ms
[D] unknown:0 - Favorites queried in 566 ms
[D] unknown:0 - Starting metadata query at 659 ms
[D] unknown:0 - All queried in 682 ms

BTW command seems too long, so I pasted the url in two parts:

harbour-whisperfish --verbose --captcha 'signalcaptcha://signal-recaptcha-v2.6LfBXs0bAAAAAAjkDyyI1Lk5gBAU
WfhI_bIyox5W.registration.03AGdBq26REl5yIhRF5VqfWBQC2CPssc_NFGqbtKbphMJql1Sfxj3B9148A6KjJB-EM3CDGlGmkAEw282do6-QZgfd82gjosrld
BdFhw4ooqPJ-1JjJoBssQAmq1YacN7zYdUurvrKd8zZwbNFNUl0awd7SN0mZZfrnZkW_QTolDZrEE9SSep64M1NEoewypc4KeoBPrBfTLMFMgje61-mzuVIF-Fa2V
RryUk5GXkV4pQ_jAuJx-pfUfURKCzmjbuNFO3lS9uKpo_TNOlnC559Y9bpl8G2XoVXjVWHxz2jJkHcbpk-F9TubydZx9BfVvVqqygASueiONpKtjmFVFxre2JpWJg
C8UpKIx4yIVUvxySdFDPfITof7iNXsAvwa7sHXaaLxoLV96cNTK8krX5UNUVA6eavUan-BFMJGRsVr9_Xa1hdfkqM28PkjCeSxZENsIYgS6SxdcgWKenUB-JL6aXH
-0iorvD5riB6fSJFH6LC7mgZ7bU41CfWJBwy_mRRU1nibIxJc9wuwvBp1qP0q6TOGil8unX1wD1RFzOXdOKrQY3NcqG_4K4sGeu0iKwbk4zu0NFKtbkNJPEAWnPfq
cMTCIf9xwD8V-sfqfexR-V93P8kKO-byFAhw2efmKcJNlS2w2hrb-_uJhqFamkzWmK7iVReUaYsXrBHjymD5lknExFz4syJnqZVdN6jGSCFRCBifviMMa6Q2u0Szp
ivEbvqMX1kwrjtn2InWZVJD7GPfsaAcRBhEdR8sHvS8JLSDT5esOsa0CzYDcXWeFUQzPjs2D16EKtBSbfi8pWd-E4bBeu-sdtM4msaQvaTgan-qeIL4oc7yXQXZiy
67V51c6Wk4vnLRIc_H_cHDdQ-AbolduA_8n3FlB9ks
> 21qpNRhumL2zRde-Xw9e2D_cgjyMCKQPJOjW0gRMD2cAe_zq0EfO9cO4vX47DZdaUNanTptI3G05I33UCWm3yMsEUCbZCGmsTeCKphqBxyTbML3ixSc8CXtkVct
hWMnGh2Hg0TjuKAUiP23L8YIp3HwWG1ovxqLODISa6ShSaG31jedBMUaixEEJJjksWbIbXlOx8w0aRs_W4Pyonidx-uBDiPuwhIGI7f1CYPUHVaN3NlbBzRwcqkm7
RWLsh_SkDwj7Npk3WAmr0SavREosFtLHhAT75w4OpRSJNW9zQ'

 

rubdos's picture

There seems to be a newline in the captcha string you pasted on terminal; that should really not be there. That gets misinterpreted and rejected by Signal.

rossholmes's picture

Messed up something probably. I'm trying to register, but when, I entered my phone number, selected text verification method, and the app crashed upon I chose Continue. Any idea?

rubdos's picture

Yes. Registration is currently broken in SailfishOS 4.2 and 4.3, without any workaround: https://gitlab.com/whisperfish/whisperfish/-/issues/366

Our hope is that SailfishOS 4.4 fixes it, or gives us another clue about what's up.

Termitebug's picture

Hi! Would it be possible to unlock GUI-password with sailfish-sercrets for convenience's sake? For now, I'm copy-pasting from ownKeepass the unlock password. This is just a feature request and if it cannot be done I'm okay with that answer.

rubdos's picture

It's a feature request and it's certainly possible some day. Feel free to upvote here: https://gitlab.com/rubdos/whisperfish/-/issues/2

ric9k's picture

Hi,
Thank you for Whisperfish.
Is there a way to use whisperfish if I register to signal on another device?
Thanks,

rubdos's picture

In Signal, one "device" is the main device (this is currently always a phone), and you can link as many secondary devices as you want (which is currently either an Apple iPad or a computer). Whisperfish currently only supports being the main device. If you want to use multiple devices, you need to register Whisperfish as main device and link all other devices to Whisperfish.

Currently, Whisperfish registration is broken since SailfishOS 4.3.

delocoyo's picture

What is the channel in matrix? I cant find it.

rubdos's picture

I didn't see the notification for this comment; sorry! The channel is #whisperfish:rubdos.be

If you cannot find it, you can leave me your Matrix username and I can invite you in!

delocoyo's picture

when will be possible to use whisperfish for a newer user?

delocoyo's picture

Thanks rubdos.

delocoyo's picture

Hej. I have not install other whisperfish conto now. The probkem is that I cant reach the captcha, and it breaks

rubdos's picture

Yes, registration is currently broken due to the reCAPTCHA again indeed. I hope to fix it some time soon.

delocoyo's picture

I just got a xz2c with 4.2 , and I cant install whisperfish in it. I had an xperia 10II and with 4.2 was working without problems?

rubdos's picture

What are the symptoms, what is going wrong? You cannot install it with Storeman, or you cannot register?

aviarus's picture

Downgrading openssl and installing beta 6 worked

aviarus's picture

is it  possible to copy the settings from smoother device? i copied  .local/share/harbour-whisperfish from an old  sfos 3.4 device that cannot update and loaded the saved messages but the icon stayed red. now  i thought  i could  hop over the reiteration on  a 4.3 device but it gives the same strange result with the Last provided version here and also with the Last nightly build from  gitlab

rubdos's picture

You need to copy over both ~/.local/share/harbour-whisperfish and ~/.config/harbour-whisperfish for this to work. Don't try to run the same config on two devices, make sure to disable the old divive (by renaming both directories on the old device, for example)

delocoyo's picture

So how can I install it in anew device?

rubdos's picture

Installation should just work. Apparently registration is broken on SailfishOS 4.3, so you need to have registered using an older version of SailfishOS. I haven't had the time to look at it yet. You can try the workaround of "deprecated" in the comments here: https://openrepos.net/comment/39319#comment-39319 ; make sure to remove the old OpenSSL package when you have registered.

delocoyo's picture

That great to hear it Rubdos. My thoughs was that anytime is something. Is not just to say bad words about Jolla, is just that anytime is a upgrde kind of like the set up that is in tge phone break. Thanks for your time.

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