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At Casa @slimbook today, Plasma and Usability teams looked at:
🥘 Improving Plasma widget configurability
🥘 Making Qt scaling work on X11
🥘 How to get changelogs into AppStream for apps
🥘 How Kai fixed a bazillion trillion Notification bugs
🥘 Adding a new "play media on hover" feature to Dolphin
🥘 How to make Task Manager smarter when raising/minimizing all windows of an app or raising the most recently used window in a group
🥘 Making "Do Not Disturb" automatic when screens are mirrored (pic)
Thanks Chicos!

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The @postmarketOS folks are making massive strides in their work, not just for the #Pinephone but also dozens of other devices new and old. 😄 postmarketos.org/blog/2019/06/

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KDE's Night Color Feature Being Ported From Wayland To X11

It's another busy summer in the KDE space with a nice mixture of bug fixes and features being pursued for KDE Frameworks, KDE Plasma, and KDE Applications...

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I seriously believe the new global Facebook currency will be disastrous. Especially for developing countries. This is way too much power for a single IT company. NYT: Launching a Global Currency Is a Bold, Bad Move for Facebook nytimes.com/2019/06/19/opinion

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openSUSE's YaST Now Supports Multi-Device Btrfs Setups

SUSE/openSUSE continues embracing the Btrfs file-system and now their YaST installer/manager can deal with multi-device Btrfs configurations...

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One step closer to shipping our /e/ smartphones: packaging and in-box materials are ready! We're currently fine tuning our back office as we speak to be able to launch order ASAP. Stay tuned! @gael

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Vorta BorgBackup GUI Now Available For Install On Linux From Flathub

linuxuprising.com/2019/06/vort
#Linux#Flatpak#Gnome#Backup#Borg#FOSSVorta, a GUI for BorgBackup (or Borg for short), is now easier to install on Linux. The backup tool was added to Flathub the other day, a service for hosting and distributing applications as Flatpak packages. libranet.de/display/0b6b25a8-2

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KDE Frameworks 5.60 Bringing More Baloo Optimizations

Making KDE's Baloo file indexing/searching framework really efficient appears to be a never-ending task. Baloo is already much less bloated recently than it's been hungry for resources in the past and with KDE Frameworks 5.60 will be slightly more fit...

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Bcachefs Completes Core Feature Work, Could Merge Soon If Review Goes Well

Kent Overstreet who has been developing the Bcachefs out of the BCache code has announced core feature work has wrapped up, he's very happy with how the work has panned out, and potentially could be merging the code into the Linux kernel soon if the review is pleasant...

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KDE Plasma 5.16 Released

kde.org/announcements/plasma-5
#Linux#KDEAlso available in:English | Català | 한국어 | Nederlands | Português | Русский | Українська Today KDE launches the latest version of its desktop environment, Plasma 5.16. For this release, KDE developers have worked hard to polish Plasma to a high gloss. The results of their efforts provide a more consistent experience and bri... libranet.de/display/0b6b25a8-7

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One of the talks at the @opensuse Conference talked about #design, the #distro name & #branding. The talks covered a lot of history & plans for the future. If you haven't seen this talk, it is worth listening to as well as the follow on discussion - youtu.be/nAgkMlCZiP4

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SUSE Reworking Btrfs File-System's Locking Code

SUSE continues to back the Btrfs file-system and as part of that investing in new/improved functionality around this Linux file-system once billed as the competitor to ZFS. This week one of the SUSE developers sent out a set of patches implementing a new "DRW" lock and wiring that into the file-system driver...

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Today we answer the age old question...

What boots faster:
- a Librem 5 smartphone running PureOS (GNU/Linux)
- or a run of the mill Android phone

Blog & MP4: puri.sm/posts/librem-5-vs-andr

YouTube: youtube.com/watch?v=q9loBFTZLF

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