New blog post: " Setup: More on Scaling in "

linmob.net/2021/02/13/pinephon

Not much new here for those in the know. I am going to add screenshots when I find the time to do so to make this more helpful to new users.

The thirtieth edition of my weekly collection of Linux Phone news (@PINE64 , @purism and such), , is out!

linmob.net/2021/01/24/linbits2

Plenty distro releases, a new PinePhone accessory, 0.8.0 and more!

The 24th edition of my weekly collection of Linux Phone news (@PINE64 , @purism and such), , is out!

linmob.net/2020/12/13/linbits2

0.7.0, and more!

(I did not have much time this week and had to fight against an almost empty laptop battery while writing because I forgot my charger).

The twenty-first edition of my weekly collection of Linux phone news (@PINE64 , @purism and such), , is out!

linmob.net/2020/11/22/linbits2

updates, Librem 5 Shipping, PinePhone @kde Community Edition and more!

@postmarketOS I have since made a video about the bq Aquaris X5 running with , and will keep showing it (at least in my videos) whenever applicable:

devtube.dev-wiki.de/videos/wat

(It’s going to launch on YouTube later today.)

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Finally! I got @postmarketOS with running on the BQ Aquaris X5.

Things learned on the way: Don't use pmbootstrap install (without the --sdcard option) on a ZFS system, it may fail inexplicably. Flash with pmbootstrap flasher flash_rootfs with the --partition-userdata option on this device. Never give up!

Also, the standard kernel does lack touchscreen support, but there is an image on the issue tracker that can be booted with fastboot.

Impressions:
Keyboard tiny, but really fast!

@danct12 @PINE64 It was a lot easier than it was last time I tried, no restarting of . There seems to be a new bug which centers half-width apps that have been put to the left or the right with Super+L or Super+R after Alt-tabbing to another app. Cc @agx

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New video:
4: Anbox Community Service ( on III)
youtu.be/8Sha3R4PKSs

(Features a little special in the beginning.)

I made a new video, again about @manjarolinux on @PINE64 , this time showing Alpha 4 and GNOME 3.38 improvements in comparison. It's a little long (37 minutes), but it has chapters! Enjoy! youtube.com/watch?v=VefFyTF3c-

Before I fall a sleep, one more comment on the @ManjaroLinux image for the with that ships preinstalled. It’s really nice that they did that, but given that the network is broken unless you fix it with these three commands once Anbox is up, not working with Anbox, the filemanager not accessing /home/user and adb being currently broken on Manjaro, Anbox is useless since you can’t really install any apps. Nice idea, but.. sigh.

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