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* Linux Laptop Wiki [Rebooted] *

The aim of the website is to provide a central wiki to post experiences with Linux on the model of laptop / notebook you're using.

Linlap.info is an attempt to 'reboot' the abandoned and spammed linlap dot com which is now unusable.

Please consider participating on building a new "HQ" sending in your model / experiences!

Any help appreciated!

==> linlap.info/

don [at] linlap.info
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The DXVK developer: "entering maintenance mode".

Part of the reason stated by himself: "Most of the 1.4.x releases introduced major regressions which I cannot reproduce, and therefore cannot debug and fix..."

Doitsujin is handling this project quite alone! He needs help.

Valve, please: hire him full-time so he can refactor, assign manpower to lower the workload.

Read all and please spread the word ==> github.com/doitsujin/dxvk/pull
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ObjectBox, database for IoT devices, adopts snaps for simplicity and ease of installation.

Snaps? They are containerized software packages simple to create and install on Linux.

Martin Wimpress of Canonical has made it clear that Ubuntu is committed to Snap.

ObjectBox is a database and sync solution for rapid, efficient edge computing for mobile and IoT devices.

==> snapcraft.io/blog/objectbox-da

==> snapcraft.io/edgex-objectbox
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Manjaro Linux team represents ARM (the primary hardware environment for many mobile device OS's).

The resilient team of Manjaro have teased it already a lot. Now proud to have their first Alpha of Manjaro Linux ARM ready for the Pine64's Pinephone!

* Basically you'd use Arch on your phone BTW *

==> forum.manjaro.org/t/manjaro-ar
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Thoughts about Disney aside, for all the bad they represent, lets think about the fact that Linux got addressed by the company itself and in just a few days.

Meanwhile: Google Drive is nowhere to be seen coming for Linux.

These are not recommended for use to start with, as the goal is user freedom, but these definitely help Linux adoption.

Once on Linux, the free as in freedom alternatives can be found thereafter.

==> omgubuntu.co.uk/2019/12/disney
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* Reasons to ditch Windows for Linux! *

First of all, you don’t have to pay a cent to download and install Linux on your computer. This means you can spend money on better computer hardware or simply get your hands on a computer for less.

That’s a big deal for educational computers, office machines for your business or even just the HTPC you’ve been thinking of buying.

Read the whole splendid article ==> blogpirate.net/2019/11/29/reas
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"Anybody who thinks iOS or Android is a superior operation system, has to try #SailfishOS. You will admit, this is 100% a better way to use a mobile device." Noah, Destination #Linux, Episode 137.

peertube.co.uk/videos/watch/92

Fancy replacing Google Android?

Sailfish X for Sony Xperia 10 now available.

The premium Linux mobile operating system creators Jolla continue full steam ahead.

Jolla announced Sailfish X for the Sony Xperia 10 and Xperia 10 Plus. The devices are the first ones to come with Sailfish OS user data encryption enabled.

For a limited time, current Sailfish X customers can buy the new license for a reduced price.

==> blog.jolla.com/sailfish-x-sony
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What does it take to design a PC like the System76 Thelio? CEO Carl Richell goes into detail in Episode 18 of @Linux4Everyone this Wednesday.

Here's Carl discussing how many iterations Thelio went through. It's um.... a lot!

youtube.com/watch?v=yQTqxigfIm

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Ladies and gentlemen! The System76 Thelio (r1.6) 2019 Superfan Edition. This one is mine ❤️🐧

Note that the year is laser etched in Morse Code!

(Banana for scale)

Linux streamer "TheLinuxPleb" with a fancy topic today: Open Source Games Day!

His schedule is from saturday - tuesday from 3pm-6pm GMT/UTC approximately. Says it "might change bit depending on free ice time" :D

Free and open source gaming is not in the limelight for obvious reasons yet it is truly interesting and way forward in many alternative aspects. Expect tinkering, fun & straight-forward language.

==> twitch.tv/thelinuxpleb
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Switched To Linux | Krita: A New Look.

Krita is a great Free Open Source Software, cross platform image editor that is a viable alternative to both Photoshop and GIMP.

This is a KDE application with the most use among illustrators with excellent tablet support.

==> bitchute.com/video/UnU50fpXzvA
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@switchedtolinux

LINUX GAMING: "Shadow of the Tomb Raider" (Definitive Edition) released!

More class A of AAA-gaming on Linux is here. It is highly recommended to purchase this from Feral Interactive's OWN store (via link below) to hand maximal support towards this quality house porting games for Linux.

Linux now has the full and complete trilogy of this Tomb Raider franchise series.

==> store.feralinteractive.com/en/
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#linuxgaming

Jolla: Sailfish OS Update 3.2.0 "Torronsuo" to EA subscribers.

The update features and improvements for the clock, phone and file manager app.

Mobile data should work better with Android apps and dual SIM devices.

Since this is an Early Access release, Jolla appreciates feedbacks and proposals which can be posted to together.jolla.com.

Release Notes:
- together.jolla.com/question/21

- together.jolla.com/question/21
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EVERSPACE 2 needs more help!

UNDER WEEK remaining to collect the money needed for this Linux supported game to happen.

The acclaimed games sequel is to feature even RPG elements & deep space exploration with a rich story +fantastic graphics.

Please assist if you can and let's squeeze this into production!

==> kickstarter.com/projects/rockf
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Regular 6-8h stream.

From su-thu starting from 4pm/
16 GMT/UTC

Grand Theft Auto Episodes from Liberty City Lost & Damned, Handling mod, Linux Steam Proton [ENG/FIN] [18+]

#twitch
#linuxgaming
#gta

Ikey Doherty (founder of Solus Linux) is up to open source gaming!

The entitled "Linux Badass" appears to have launched an open-source focused gaming / software development company.

After Solus he went on to work on Intel's Clear Linux project & now a new firm: "Lispy Snake" works on game engines and indeed games. Given the Irishman's experience, this firm will leverage open-source technologies.

==> lispysnake.com/blog/2019/10/20
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Fancy some RETRO GAMING on Linux? Blade Runner now easily playable.

For fans of classic games Linux is nowadays the most convenient platform of choice. Those oldies but goldies are very often not compatible on Win 10.

ScummVM is a multi platform utility though to easily play any Lucasarts point 'n' click adventure game for example. Now also Blade Runner (Westwood Studios, 1997).

==> rockpapershotgun.com/2019/10/1
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J.R.R. Tolkien would LOVE this: a role playing game "Iron Danger" (Linux) based on The Kalevala !

The creator of Lord Of The Rings even learnt the Finnish language enough to be able to read The Kalevala in its original language...

The publisher Daedalic Entertainment is known for "The Whispered World", "Deponia", "Gollum"

Iron Danger is set for early 2020 release & comes to main PC platforms: Linux / Mac / Win.

==> youtu.be/q46XJqnXjQ4
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