Posts

  • LinBits 55: Weekly Linux Phone news / media roundup (week 29/30)

    It's Wednesday. Now what happened since last Wednesday?

    Nemo Mobile and WayDroid progress further, UBports plans for VoLTE, LINMOBapps hits 300 apps and more!

  • LinBits 54: Weekly Linux Phone news / media roundup (week 28/29)

    It's Wednesday. Now what happened since last Wednesday?

    Plasma Mobile news, GUADEC, Video Recording on PinePhone and more!

  • Phosh 0.12 and its App Drawer refinement

    Phosh 0.12 has a new feature: The app drawer, by default, now only displays mobile friendly apps. Sadly, this requires minor adjustments to .desktop files. While projects catch up with this new reality, here are some instructions that help with adding all the apps you want to that mobile friendly view.

  • LinBits 53: Weekly Linux Phone news / media roundup (week 27/28)

    It's Wednesday. Now what happened since last Wednesday?

    New sounds for Plasma Mobile, Phosh, Phoc, Ubuntu Touch, Manjaro and DanctNIX see new releases and more!

  • LinBits 52: Weekly Linux Phone news / media roundup (week 26/27)

    It's Wednesday. Now what happened since last Wednesday?

    postmarketOS 21.06, accelerated video playback with Clapper and more!

  • LinBits 51: Weekly Linux Phone news / media roundup (week 25/26)

    It's Wednesday. Now what happened since last Wednesday?

    Phosh 0.12.0, accelerated video playback on PinePhone, Nemo Mobile keyboard progress and more!

  • GNU/Linux on Tablets: Hardware

    Since it's relaunch last year, this blog has been mostly focused on phones. Tablets, however, are a thing too, and of course GNU/Linux can be run on tablets (and I've been doing so myself in the past). This is the first post of a series that mainly tries to narrow down the criteria of potential hardware, which doesn’t go without touching software as the different distributions support different hardware.

    With tablets, we face many of the same problems that we have been having with phones: You can't just install Linux on any tablet, and, what about the software?