Ubuntu Touch finally has a first 20.04 release, a Sailfish Community Update, a glimpse at upcoming Phosh features, and some fun stuff in Worth Noting!
Commentary in italics.
- UBports News: Ubuntu Touch OTA-1 Focal Release This was such a massive endeavour! Congrats to everyone who worked on this!
- UBports News: Ubuntu Touch OTA-25 Call for Testing
- UBports: "Testing for OTA-25 has revealed a regression in video playback…"
- Codemaster Freders: "Pocket VMs 0.7 is out and will…"
- This Week in GNOME: #88 Forty-four!
- Michael Catanzaro: WebKitGTK API for GTK 4 Is Now Stable
- Guido Günther: "With the groundwork done in #phosh 0.25 and the (upcoming) 0.26 to move power button handling from the compositor (#phoc) to the shell (phosh) we'd have the bits in place to wire up a long press menu for e.g. emergency calls, screenshots, etc.…"
- Nate Graham: This week in KDE: Distro upgrades for Fedora KDE in Discover
- Nicolas Fella: Building Plasma against Qt6
- Seshan "Seshpenguin": "#PlasmaMobile KF6/Qt6 successfully running on the #PinePhone, which I think is a first for running on real hardware (at least according to @espidev)!…"
- Matrix.org: This Week in Matrix 2023-03-24
- Still crying about Tootle's archival? Tuba (previously known as Tooth) has just been released, and it's available on Flathub!
- Always wanted to try Guix on a Phone? Here you go: ~abcdw/guix-pinephonepro - A minimal Guix System with custom linux kernel for PinePhone Pro - sourcehut git (via Fosstodon).
- LinuxPhoneApps.org: "Do you (or did you ever) use any #Snaps on your #MobileLinux/ #LinuxMobile device?…" If you're using a snap/multiple snaps on your Linux Phone, please share a link to it (or multiple)!
- Robert Mader: "We recently discovered that the #libcamera + #pipewire stack was actually broken on most distros for devices requiring an IPA - such as the #PinePhonePro and other mobile phones - when using distro-packages and not building either of the two projects from source.…"
- such deviant: Cutting into the PINEPHONE keyboard!
- qkall: SXMO Arch March 2023 - Pinephone Pro
- Canal do Lukita: WhatsApp on Ubuntu Touch #linuxphone
- Canal do Lukita: Trying install Nubank on Ubuntu Touch #linuxphone #linux #ubuntu #nubank
- Canal do Lukita: Playing Super Mario on Ubuntu Touch (GBC Emulator) #linuxphone #supermario #ubuntu #nintendo
- Caffeine: Ubuntu Touch OTA-25 RC improvements update.
- Kayuz6: Sailfish OS 184.108.40.206 new features and brief review!
- Continuum Gaming: E357: Sailfish OS – Minor vs. Major Updates, CLAT and QT 5.15
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