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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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Tonight we will have privacy, business, and silly news!
Wyze leaks all data they have, the IRS takes on TurboTax.
9:00p EST
youtube.com/watch?v=8R5rkAzHgc

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Silent Hill for the first time.
Seems like a very nice game. Has exceeded expectations.

Silent Hill, BeetlePSX, Linux [ENG/FIN] [18+]

twitch.tv/thelinuxpleb

#twitch
#linuxgaming

Destination Linux | Episode 154.

Planet's best Linux-podcast.

During a heated yet friendly conversation, Michael's (already legendary) 9 bucks stool is about to work as a timeout spot!

Maybe he'd build a penalty box around that stool in the tradition of ice hockey? Zeb appears Zen (master) and is merciful referee though.

Noah is cool as ever & Ryan has interesting "leapy" predictions.

=> youtu.be/Mjj_8g-Xke0
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* HAPPY NEW YEAR! *

An exceptional LINUX-DECADE of 2020's is upon us?

The growth of desktop Linux can be checked on the area of gaming: gaming is one of those resorts deciding the OS for millions and Linux has never been stronger in that area as today.

One place the Windows-refugees flee to is Linux.

Key words: Steam + Proton + Lutris + DXVK. Picture from /r/Linux_gaming.
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It's the last day of our Holiday #Sale puri.sm/posts/holiday-2019-sal and the last chance to save $50 on a #Librem5 pre-order before the price increase shop.puri.sm/shop/librem-5/

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"For me personally, Tor was a life changer, bringing me back to the Internet of my childhood by giving me just the slightest taste of freedom from being observed.”

- Edward Snowden, Permanent Record (pg 156)

#TakeBacktheInternet torproject.org/donate/donate-t #privacy #freedom #internetfreedom

Android is annoying? Android "in your face" all the time? Switch to Sailfish OS from Jolla!

A mobile LINUX operating system Sailfish OS 3.2.1 code named "Nuuksio" now available.

"Nuuksio" is a place with typical Finnish scenery, with lovely lakes, green forests and rugged crags. Nuuksio has one of the densest flying squirrel populations.

More info +features ==> blog.jolla.com/sailfish-os-nuu
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Linux gaming: Life is Strange 2 is coming December 19!

Life is Strange 2 currently has a "Very Positive" user rating on Steam.

If you're a fan of this franchise and most importantly: LINUX GAMING - please consider giving Feral Interactive the full support by purchasing via their own store!

==> gamingonlinux.com/articles/lif
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While deploying their latest #SFOS 3.2.1.19 release, #Jolla also warns against #Aptoide, which is no longer endorsed. This is probably true for everyone, not only #SailfishOS users.

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Sailfish SDK Version 2.4 for Nuuksio Release

With the EA release of #SailfishOS 3.2.1.19, #Jolla also published an SDK 2.4 update to the Early Access Build Targets which match the EA release (Nuuksio).

Happy hacking!

- Release Notes by the SDK Team: together.jolla.com/question/21

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#Jolla Releases #sailfishos
3.2.1.19 Nuuksio to Early Access (EA) Subscribers

Beside fixing bugs and security issues, the update improves several Jolla apps, like Messages, E-Mail, Documents, Camera and others.
Like in the previous updates, several improvements were developed in collaboration with OMP.
Moreover the update announcement confirms that the support for Nextcloud will be available in next release.

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

- Changelog: together.jolla.com/question/21

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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YaCy is an open source, peer-to-peer search engine and intranet search appliance. Easily installed and setup as a snap for #Linux. Run a decentralized search engine on your own hardware in minutes.

snap install yacy-search

bit.ly/2GlrFqc

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