It's the 15th, but PINE64 had to delay their community update. So let's at least get this weekly roundup out! It's a bit boring though.

Commentary in italics.


  • biktorgj published release 0.6.5 of their open source firmware for the PinePhone (Pro) modem! Call +22 33 44 55 66 77 now to talk to your modem! On a more serious note: Do read the release notes, there have been more changes than the small version bump may suggest!

Software progress

GNOME ecosystem

Plasma/Maui ecosystem

Distro news



Worth noting

Worth reading

Password management

Librem 5

Worth listening

Worth watching


Nemo Mobile

Ubuntu Touch

Keyboarded handhelds


Something missing?

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