Yet another update from "on the road": libcamera v0.0.5, Alpine 3.18 means some busy weeks ahead for postmarketOS team members and maintainers, some Droidian love, the Ubuntu Touch port for the Xperia X improves, and more!
Commentary in italics.
- This Week in GNOME: #95 Overlaid Zoom
- Cantazaro: GNOME Core Apps Update
- pesader: Hello Planet GNOME!
- who-t: libei and a fancy protocol
- Guido Günther: Testing the new merge request to set lockscren wallpapers in #phosh while waiting for vodafone's hotline to please fix out internet connection (which they fail to do so for seven days in a row now).
- Nate Graham: These weeks in KDE: no more hidey-hidey authentication dialog games
- Nate Graham: Plasma 6: “Better defaults”. Wayland by default, yay!
- KDE Announcements: KDE Ships Frameworks 5.106.0
- KDE Announcments: KDE Gear 23.04.1
- KDE Announcements: KDE Plasma 5.27.5, Bugfix Release for May
- Qt blog: Responsive Layouts in Qt
- fredldotme on twitter: The Xperia X #UbuntuTouch port to focal is coming along nicely, including better battery life, camcorder A/V sync fixes, plus hardware-accelerated video decoding in the browser. I hope you'll like it just as much. ;)
- Phoronix: Alpine Linux 3.18 Released - Powered By Linux 6.1 LTS, Musl Libc 1.2.4, postmarketOS release schedule
- Martijn Braam: "So this is a thing now: https://flash.pmos.org/" - Fosstodon This is a way to flash your phone to postmarketOS via WebUSB (meaning, it only works with Chromium-based browsers). Quite cool!
- Mobian Wiki: organicmaps
- vacuumbeef: "Also I have made a little app …"
- JF: "With the new #ITD 1.1.0, you c…"
- libcamera v0.0.5. Plenty improvements all around, these release notes are worth reading!
- phone-devel: Re: [PATCH v2 0/4] Add WCN3988 Bluetooth support for Fairphone 4
- WeAreFairphone: "I guess this is mainly interesting for developers…" - social.weho.st
- Matrix.org: This Week in Matrix 2023-05-12
- Release Droidian adaptation for Poco X3 Pro (vayu) with fixes included · vacuumbeef/droidian-adaptation-vayu · GitHub
- Purism (Reddit): Purism Planning to Release a New Laptop and Tablet this Year see also
- Purism community: The Case for Hibernation (Librem 5)
- Purism community: Ramifications of Purism's new flatpak runtime and repository
- LaoBlog: Pinephone review: Nemo Mobile
- Newlin Tech: Librem 5 Smartphone Review You just know a review is for real when there are just renders and well known shots of prototypes for pictures!
- Home · vacuumbeef/droidian-adaptation-vayu Wiki · GitHub
- LINux on MOBile: Universal Blue (Fedora Kinoite mobile) on the Microsoft Surface Go 2 Great post and effort by Plata, I'll to look into this!
- The Evil Skeleton: Overview of Flatpak’s Permission Models
- Purism: Cybersecurity Attacks Launched From Operating Systems & Apps On The Rise
- Purism: Purism Offers Secure Private Voice & Data Services For Smartphone Owners
- Purism: Librem 5 USA Smartphone Provides Many Exclusive Security Features
- mikehenson5: PinePhone (1of5) - Flash DanctNIX Arch with Phosh
- cemaxecuter: DragonOS FocalX Cellular Security Research w/ LTESniffer (ANTSDR E200, B205mini, PinePhone) part 2
- Rob Braxman: I got my Librem 5 Phone. My thoughts? + Q&A. Too long, couldn't watch.
- Continuum Gaming: Continuum Gaming E363: Sailfish OS – Small tips about App updates, maintenance and hick ups
- 6adp: Xiaomi Pad 5 PostmarketOS (Linux) Part.1
- 6adp: Xiaomi Pad 5 PostmarketOS (Linux) Part.2
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