Weekly GNU-like Mobile Linux Update (41/2022): Plasma 5.26 and SGX 540 reverse engineering
Table of Contents
Also: A Pi Phone, Ox64, better battery life for the Librem 5 and verification on Flathub beta.
Commentary in italics.
- Hackaday: A Raspberry Pi Phone For The Modern Era. Nice build!
- This Week in GNOME: #65 Officially Deprecated
- Will Thomson: GNOME 43: Endless’s Part In Its Creation
- Nate Graham: This week in KDE: QA pays off
- KDE Announcements: Plasma 5.26
- KDE Announcements: KDE Gear 22.08.2
- KDE Announcements: KDE Ships Frameworks 5.99.0
- Volker Krause: KDE Frameworks 6 Windows CI and Branching Plan
- Qt blog: Qt Creator 9 Beta released
- Mardi: MiTubo 1.4 adds feed folders
- Breaking updates in pmOS edge: Waydroid: pmOS image deleted, requires user intervention
- Breaking updates in pmOS edge: GNOME Shell on mobile breakage
- Breaking updates in pmOS edge: Xfce4: postmarketOS icon might disappear
- Dan Johansen: Plasma 5.26 and Plasma Mobile Gear 22.09 in Manjaro ARM
- Phoronix: Debian 14 Codenamed "Forky"
- Phoronix: Linux 6.0.2, 5.19.16 & Other Point Releases Arrive For Fixing WiFi Stack Vulnerabilities
- Phoronix: Linux Gets Patched For WiFi Vulnerabilities That Can Be Exploited By Malicious Packets
- matrix.org: This Week in Matrix 2022-10-14
- Linux 6.0 should improve Librem 5 battery life
- Flathub implementing "Verified" icon on beta site.
- Garnet: Reverse Engineering a GPU from 2009 the comprehensive story behind the PowerVR SGX540 reversing efforts mentioned in weekly update 38
- PINE64: October update: An Ox, no bull
- @thanos_engine: "How do y'all feel about making a smart-ish-phone based around the BL808? I'm thinking that could be a pretty neat open source project to get started but it's well beyond my skill level on the software side so I'd need some help there."
- Robert Lipe: First thoughts on the (a)symmetery of Bouffalo Labs BL808 as in Pine64’s Ox64
- FossPhones.com: Linux Phone News - October 11, 2022. If rav3ndust keeps this up, I can finally retire!
- TuxPhones.com: An unexpected revival of Firefox OS. It's fun to get replies on months old tweets!
- Martijn Braam: Automated Phone Testing pt.4
- Duncan Bayne: Back to Android (for the time being), web mirror.
- Comment threads: Peanut gallery, r/peanutgallery, Peanut Gallery you cannot easily sign up to.
- Tobias Bernard: Post Collapse Computing Part 2: What if we Fail?
- TheEvilSkeleton: How I Started Programming, and How You Can Too
- postmarketOS Podcast: #23 PVR SGX540, Kupfer, UBports installer, SoCs, Phone Testing II
- Phalio: PinePhone Keyboard Keycaps Getting Stuck
- Phalio: Inserting the PinePhone into the Keyboard Case
- Jacob David Cunningham: Light web dev with docked Pinephone Pro
- Jacob David Cunningham: Messing around with Pinephone Pro
- The Gibus Cap: PinePhone Keyboard Typing
- Equareo: Fairphone 4 in desktop mode on ubuntu touch
- my Linux: How to install flash Mobian on to your PinePhone!
- Scientific Perspective: Ubuntu Touch OTA devel update alongside AOSP | Multirom | Omnirom boot | POCO F1
- U STARK: Droidian
- Scientific Perspective: Ubuntu Touch OTA update alongside AOSP | Multirom | POCO F1 #shorts
- Random Repairs: Sailfish OS for Xiaomi MI4/3 - Not Android!
- Continuum Gaming: Microsoft Continuum Gaming E333: Traffic Data in PureMaps for Sailfish OS
- caleb: (Re)writing an upstreamable haptics driver for Snapdragon Linux Phones
- KDE: Plasma 5.26 is All About the Widgets
Huge thanks to
- hamblingreen, whose new website might be working now
- nikodunk, and
- ollieparanoid, just had to add that excellent SGX540 blog post
and possible further anonymous contributors and also to Plata for a nifty set of Python scripts that speeds up collecting links from feeds by a lot.
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PS: In case you are wondering about the title ... PPS: This one has less headlines - what do you think?