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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. 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!

don [at]



Video playback's hardware acceleration VA-API / FFmpeg enabled by default on Linux!

Other new features:

* If you really need such - the ability to save, manage, and auto-fill credit card information

* Form filling support for PDF documents

* Improved picture-in-picture discoverability

* More accessible audio and video controls for screen reader users

* Improved video conferencing with Jitsi


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@hunger @Linux Hi! Pouhiou, here. Early august I've browsed over +100 instances, and added those I thought had nice original content to Framatube's federation bubble: .
Oh, and just today, I've found out about that seems nice (but I need to dig in).
We'll also try to update selection in September (I wish and want and hope: time is so scarce!)

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Tux Digital / the legendary Michael Tunnell: This Week in Linux | Episode 113.

-Red Hat announces their Flatpak Runtime for Desktop Containers.

-Darktable announced the 3.2 release of their Open Source RAW photo editor.

-LibRetro announced the release of RetroArch 1.9.0.

-KDE ships the 20.08 updates for their Application Suite and KDE Neon has been rebased on Ubuntu 20.04.


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Today we will ask a few questions about web servers for deploying FOSS software infrastructure in your business.

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The Snap Store empowers developers to release their applications using the web UI or #snapcraft on the command line. Releasing is fast, easy and can be undone when bugs are discovered.

Youtube nowadays makes you feel un-easy?

Switch to PeerTube!

PeerTube is a free as in freedom +decentralized video sharing and soon possibly even streaming platform.

The good people and developers Framasoft have a roadmap for version 3 of Peertube.

It includes all the things one needs, IN FREEDOM.

Say goodbye to Google (Goolag) oppression.

All about it here, please support if able ==>

Pinta: a free & open source program for drawing and image editing.

Now updated with both snap and flatpak packages for an easy install universally amongst Linux distros.


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Ron Gilbert is switching to Linux!

Ron Gilbert is the creator of the legendary point 'n' click adventure games.

He's the force behind the titles such as:

* "The Secret of Monkey Island"

* "Maniac Mansion"

* "Thimbleweed Park"

To name a few.

"My goal is to see how far I can get developing my new game on directly on Linux and not the Mac (I haven't developed on Windows in years).

Can I ditch the Mac and go 100% Linux?".


Sauna 2000 - A sauna simulator with retro aesthetics Kickstarter ending in 2 hours!

It apparently gets a Linux port right away according to the developer.

Warm a Finnish sauna without actually going to Finland.

Comedic sauna sim / mystery horror game.


@nergal Boost? It is a miracle this game even got a native Linux port.

Adventure cyberpunk thriller game "Beyond a Steel Sky" released for Linux!

This is a sequel to the classic point & click adventure "Beneath a Steel Sky" (1994).

The original is freeware now; can be played through ScummVM.


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#Jolla Opens New Forum for #SailfishOS Discussions

The until now used TJC website will be replaced with a new discussion forum. The new forum should provide a better platform for developer collaboration since TJC has not been the optimal forum for serving developers’ needs. The new website includes several sub-forums which allow discourses and deeper analysis for every type of discussions.

- Official Jolla Blog post:

- Visit the new forum:

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New forum for Sailfish OS (a mobile Linux OS created by Jolla) discussion.

You can start using the new forum immediately @

You are invited to start using the new Sailfish OS forum for the topics identified in the categories list.

This forum is for you to discuss all things Sailfish OS, ask questions and share your thoughts.


Want to liberate yourself from the clutches of Google / Youtube?

Support the development of PeerTube, if possible, as the push for version 3 functionality is ongoing!

Here's the basic roadmap plan of funding points:

Global search


Plugins & Playlists
(Aug. - Sept.)

Live streaming
(Oct. - Nov.)

Let's make this happen 👍


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