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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]


:: StarLabs * StarFighter

Fancy a powerful laptop with also a 4K display / preinstalled Linux? Chalk up another one!

Ever more OUT OF THE BOX Linux choices keep coming..

There are many people who just want to get a Linux machine, put it on & start working without Microsoft hovering in the background. Yes.

* 45W AMD/Intel processors
* Up to 64GB RAM
* Up to 2TB storage
* 4k 10-bit matte IPS display


:: Looking for a powerful laptop with Linux preinstalled? TUXEDO.

Great for people with just a thought on going Linux!

TUXEDO Pulse 15 Gen2 Ultrabook Ryzen 7 5700U, WQHD display.

Up to 64 GB DDR4 RAM, 4TB M.2 NVMe SSD storage, full backlit keyboard.

HD cam, hi-fi audio (2x 2W speakers), mic, Kensington lock mount, TPM 2.0 / fTPM (switchable).


..and the most important part? TUX super-key :linux:


:: Lively

Modern, pleasant to use LIVE WALLPAPER solution is now up & coming for Linux!

Experimental Linux build is already in, but help is needed:

"I know next to nothing about Linux programming, I can abstract away the Core implementations under some IDesktop interface and if someone willingly steps forward to implement and maintain Linux code then its a possibility". :linux:

Interested developers please chime in!


:: The worlds 1st RISC-V laptop!

..Has been announced with quad-core CPU, 16GB RAM and lastly but not leastly: with Linux support.

RISC-V basically means for starters: Open Source hardware without licence fees.

First 100 customers to pre-order this laptop, receive a unique NFT to mark the birth of the world’s first native RISC-V development platform laptop.

Want your or your company name engraved on it, too? You got it.


:: Xonotic 0.8.5

Fancy some free as in freedom & Open Source FPS multiplayer extravaganza?

Thousands of commits since the earlier release: refined gameplay, new / updated maps & models, more skilled bots, new HUD +menu features, more translations!

Have it already installed?

1. Navigate to your Xonotic installation folder.

2. Navigate to the misc/tools/rsync-updater folder.

3. Execute the (Linux).


:: Steam Deck takes Linux share on Steam to one of its highest peaks yet!

These marketshare gains are going to make it even easier to gain more marketshare in the future?

Valve has numerous more Steam Decks more to be shipped!

Steam Deck 2 with special AMD hardware included is already being talked about...


:: Splittown – a point 'n' click adventure influenced by Sam & Max / Day of the Tentacle - Linux port probable.

"Splittown is being developed in Visionaire Studio, which allows native builds for Linux - so having one available when the game comes out is certainly our intention :)" -Splittown developers Mats Kyyrö & Juha Keränen


:: Unity 7 (a controversial Linux DE from the past) has truly returned!

Unity 7.6 is indeed here. The release is the first major update to Ubuntu’s Unity7 desktop in 6 (!) years.

"Unity 7.6 will be the first major release of Unity in 6 years (the latest release was in May 2016).

We have restarted the active development of Unity7 and will be releasing new versions with more features regularly" ~developer Rudra Saraswat.

More =>

:: NoiseTorch 0.12.2 released!

Noise supression app for PulseAudio / Pipewire.

Easy to use app for Linux which creates a virtual microphone that suppresses noise, in any use case.

Use whichever conferencing or VOIP application you like; simply select the NoiseTorch Virtual Microphone as input.

"Torch" the sound of mechanical keyboard, computer fans, trains and so on.


:: CALL FOR HELP: ReplaySorcery

The ONLY instant-replay solution for Linux is dying!

If you're a gaming oriented developer, please consider coming to aid if ANY interest in such project.

Preferably, if you could ask around and bring others with you additionally :afire:

Let's not let this open source jewel for gamers fade.

Information flow is vital and together we are strong ❤️

Details =>

:: GIMP 3.0

One can often hear "GIMP will never level Adobe Photoshop".

Lack of proper funding hinders the roadmap considerably.

Efforts now done towards GIMP 3.0 (and the switch to GTK3 +upgrades such as GEGL image engine) aren't talked about enough?

Non-destructive editing will put GIMP on the spotlight the way 2.8 did for Blender?

Please support by testing, spreading the word (and DONATING if able).



Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge out now :::

Bring back the Turtle gaming childhood the way so many remember it!

Take the Turtles across timeless TMNT locations. Manhattan and Coney Island, to city rooftops and dank sewers once again.

As an interesting notice: macOS seems to be falling in between and out of gaming realms slowly but surely? No port for macs.

Blessed be Mr. Ethan Lee :linux:


::: MakuluLINUX 2022 "Shift" is out!

MakuluLINUX is Ubuntu-based presented in a both free of charge & commercial options.

Key feats include the ability to work with multiple package formats through one spot.

Software Center fully supports both Flathub and Snap Store; lots of software and games via easy clicks, more securely.

Has "Makulu" been overlooked a bit? How about giving it a go!


::: The Force Engine

If you've never heard about "TFE" - it enables to game the Lucasarts' classics Star Wars: Dark Forces and Outlaws by modern means.

The version 0.9 already got out recently, the work continuing.

The next major release will indeed be 1.0 - with a COMPLETE support for Star Wars: Dark Forces in The Force Engine.

How about that. Good times for all kinds of Linux gaming!

Linux ✅ boosted

::: Linux on current mobile phone - Jolla's SailfishOS | Sony Xperia 10 III

SailfishOS (or SailfishX) is the most consumer friendly alternative mobile Linux operating system.

If you need to run some Android apps such as Telegram; you're covered - the Android compatibility layer is there.

Techview Podcast =>

Acquire Sailfish X =>


Simon the Sorcerer Origins gets a native Linux port!

::: What a year of classic point 'n' click adventure gaming revival :::

Return to Monkey Island, Return of the Amazon Queen, Colossal Cave 3D (from Ken and Roberta Williams), and now this.

What's next? Indiana Jones & The Return to Atlantis? Wow.


Linux ✅ boosted

HP unveils the Dev One with Pop!_OS Linux! Framework releases a 12th gen motherboard, Kernel 5.18 adds support for the Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W, and open-source AoIP with Netjack.


Still missing the #1 native city builder for Linux? Get ALL of the beloved sim in a decent price now.

* Cities: Skylines
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* Radio stations


Linux ✅ boosted

[LIVE] Narrative Wednesday: I play „Day of the Tentacle Remastered“ now. Join me! #Owncast #Livestream #Linux #DRMfree #hatclan

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