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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!

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Top rally gaming & Linux; DiRT 4 is officially coming to Linux !

The native port is from Feral Interactive.

Feral Interactive have adjusted their mirrors and put things into high gear with DiRT 4 on the way to Linux. Originally developed and published by Codemasters for PC and consoles, this is the same studio that made titles like F1 2017, DiRT Rally, GRID Autosport +more.

::: HYPE :::

==> gamingonlinux.com/articles/dir
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Here's an article in Finnish about how finns are leaving #Facebook, stating that about 300,000 Finns have so far left the platform. Often even leaving Facebook without moving over to some other platform.

#GDPR #Privacy #Finland #Tietoturva

Link:
yle.fi/uutiset/3-10538482

Happy birthday Zeb!

Destination Linux | Episode 99 – "ASCII And You Shall Receive".

On this episode of Destination Linux, they discuss some distro news with VyOS & Fedora. They have great follow up regarding the kernel performance killer news discussed last week.

Blender & Kodi. Later they check out some of Zeb’s favourite type of games!

They also talk about the Plasma Mobile related news from Necuno Solutions of Finland.

==> destinationlinux.org/episode-9
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Sci-fi shooter "Gerty" is now available in Early Access with Linux support.

“Based on the feedback of many different people, I am happy that we have managed to create a solid and engaging core experience for our early access release” says the project lead Risto Ihalainen.

"During early access, we plan to add more awesome content to the game.”

==> youtu.be/MiTesjjYeHA

==> store.steampowered.com/app/455
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Switched to Linux (TomM) : "Five Reasons to use MX Linux".

In this video this popular Youtuber looks at five reasons to use MX Linux.

1.) Debian Based
2.) Very Lightweight
3.) Supports 32 and 64 bit
4.) Easy to Configure
5.) Encryption

==> youtu.be/L9hJi50KqsM

Necuno Solutions & postmarketOS collaboration!

postmarketOS is a touch-optimized, pre-configured Alpine Linux based OS with its own packages, that can be installed on smartphones.

Necuno is an upcoming phone with a goal is to give you 100% open source device, from metal to pixel, from hardware to software.

==> necunos.com/blog/necuno-soluti
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Intel: new dedicated GPU will have a focus on Linux gaming!

Hot Hardware open the interview /w Ari Rauch & they even reference Linux:

"Ari seemed confident and pointed out that Intel has already made significant strides in overall compatibility and with Day 0 driver support for some of the latest games.

We should also mention that Ari underscored that Linux gaming will be a focus for Intel."

==> youtu.be/ufbQMSLAtsM

==> gamingonlinux.com/articles/int
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SailfishOS Podcast with Leszek Lesner: "Vlogging with XA2".

Vlogging demonstration with the Sony Xperia XA2 running Jolla's SailfishOS, a premium mobile Linux OS.

He adapted the Zoom H1 sound to its volume so everyone can see as a demonstration how the sound is recorded.

==> youtu.be/GbcwPvIABVY
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Hmm, linuxrocks.online seems down right now :thaenkin:

Connect your Android phone to Ubuntu Linux wirelessly.

Transfer files, see notifications and send SMS using an open source extension.

ll you need is a modern Linux distro like Ubuntu and an open-source GNOME Shell extension called ‘GSConnect‘.

GSConnect is a totally free, feature packed add-on that lets you connect your Android phone to Ubuntu over a wireless network.

==> omgubuntu.co.uk/2018/11/connec
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Things are moving so quickly now, it's amazing.

Just finishing testing the kernel choice and moving rapidly to a beta release.

Lots of MX Linux apps will get a refresh, mostly new translations, getting ready for Beta

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Hi! It's Friday again so why not stop by my stream of Linux games. We are starting in 15 minutes at twitch.tv/sirsamsai with the gaming menu of Maia and BATTLETECH. I'm also going to conduct some diplomacy in The Last Federation on the latter half of the stream. See you there!

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OMG!!!Iam running blender from a smartphone!! My brain is melting! on my @SamsungInternet live stream.

PARKITECT is here!

Theme Park / RollerCoaster Tycoon in your youth?

A true jewel if you like such games. Fun, thought, strategy and absolutely no killing!

Even money can be turned off in the sandbox mode to do more what you really want, in a resource-based economy.

Texel Raptor are more professional than many big-name studios and this game is made via heart.

==> store.steampowered.com/app/453
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Necuno / KDE to collaborate!

Necuno Mobile is a truly open source / secure mobile hardware platform running Linux.

Plasma is a free & open source graphical user interface developed by KDE. Their Plasma Mobile platform is an effort to bring the Plasma graphical user interface to mobile devices.

Plasma Mobile and Necuno Solutions are a perfect match with shared values.

Interesting mobile Linux times ahead.

==> necunos.com/blog/necuno-soluti
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Happy 5th Birthday Jolla Phone!

Jolla is celebrating the 5th birthday of the first Sailfish OS (a premium mobile Linux OS) device and published a new blog post, which looks back to the launch in 2013 and the unique features of the phone.

Despite its age, Jolla still supports the phone and provides the latest software updates.

==> blog.jolla.com/happy-birthday-
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