We just managed to get the @PINE64 #Quartz64 booting, using our Linux-RC kernel version 5.14-rc3-5.
It's currently available in our Unstable and Testing branches.

A couple of caveats:
USB3 does not work yet.
Sata and PCIe does not seem to work either.

is a image displayer.

Chafa supports many common image formats, including still formats like PNG as well as animated GIFs. Chafa can use a larger character set than other image printers, allowing for a much higher fidelity output. Chafa supports several different color modes, including true color. Chafa has a interface.

Website πŸ”—οΈ:

apt πŸ“¦οΈ: chafa libchafa-dev

A much improved touchpad firmware for the is now available for flashing! Presently, the process requires some degree of Linux knowledge, but even a novice should be able to follow the instructions. If you're not comfortable with executing the process, community developer dsimic is working on a use-friendly and (more) automated utility for flashing the firmware.

Follow link for instructions:

Maybe you know that you should do only one thing in one function, and do it well.

But did you know, that in #rust, you can do one thing in one closure and do it well, too?


.map(|e| { foo(e); bar(e); baz(e) })

is nice. But


is way nicer to read and does not have any impact on performance (not really, at least)!

So, do one thing in one call! πŸ™‚

Surprisingly good day today:

Cloudflare says their datacentres run almost entirely on renewable energy, and they will be migrating to more power-efficient CPUs and buy COβ‚‚ offsets to match what they produced since 2010
GitHub put $1M into a slush fund to cover legal expenses for developers hit by DMCA takedown notices

Steps in the right direction.

@ManjaroARM is an absolutely awesome distro and the reason I run Manjaro, it’s easily the best optimised OS for my

is a lightweight engine.

JerryScript is a JavaScript engine for use on resource constrained systems, like mid to high end microcontrollers. JerryScript features a rich API allowing it to be used as an embeddable language like , and ported to various systems for use as a system language. JerryScript supports ECMAScript 5.1, and can create and run compiled bytecode.

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