@stuts Thanks for mentioning KDE Connect. I just switched back to KDE from XFCE for the longest time. Sounds like a useful app.
Regarding Snap/Flatpak, have you ever given Arch a look? Their repos are bleeding edge (doesn't mean unstable) so you always have the latest. If something isn't in the repos there is always the AUR (Arch User Repository) that likely has what you're looking for.
@stuts Another DE I've been curious about for the longest time and tried off and on is Enlightenment. I can't quite put my finger on what made me switch back.
@stuts Btw to get KDE Connect to work I had to open the UDP ports in UFW: `sudo ufw allow 1714:1764/udp`
@WhoNeedszZz You are more secure than I, I just popped my interface into the "trusted" firewall zone!
@WhoNeedszZz Haven't heard of that, will have a look 👀
@WhoNeedszZz Oooo Enlightenment is very macos-like, I use a macbook for work so I will defo give this a go at some point! For now, back to car football video games 😤
@stuts Yo, I'd love to play Rocket League with you. Steam name is same as here!
@WhoNeedszZz OMG you play?! Incoming friend request...
@stuts Yeah, love that it runs in Linux and I have a Steam Controller to boot.
@WhoNeedszZz KDE Connect was so much fun just to use my phone as a cursor, I don't think I'll practically use it for anything but it's fun to toy around with!
I have never installed Arch but, due to working in HPC, I've got a very heavy RPM bias (CentOS for work) so opted to go with something I can fairly intuitively navigate and configure via CLI.
Thanks for the rec though (and obligatory "btw I use Arch" reference 😉 )
@stuts I think I will like the notification and call sync. And the presentation features on my laptop (that hasn't arrived yet).
Gotta rep Arch! 😆
@WhoNeedszZz I didn't look far enough in to see it does that sort of notifying, v cool!
Luckily I don't really get phone calls (hooray for instant messaging) but other app notifications could be useful if possible/configurable
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