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* Linux Laptop Wiki [Rebooted] *

The aim of the website is to provide a central wiki to post experiences with Linux on the model of laptop / notebook you're using.

Linlap.info is an attempt to 'reboot' the abandoned and spammed linlap dot com which is now unusable.

Please consider participating on building a new "HQ" sending in your model / experiences!

Any help appreciated!

==> linlap.info/

don [at] linlap.info
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Linux gaming showcase with Samsai!

He's going to be playing some Linux games in 5 minutes. The traditional Friday Livestream.

Tonight's menu: TheoTown and BEARS, VODKA, BALALAIKA. He'll also be hopping back into Ion Fury for some more old-school FPS shenanigans.

See you in the chat!

==> twitch.tv/sirsamsai
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Twist and team! Twist is a team collaboration and communication tool, combining chat, email and project management functionality under a single umbrella. It comes with GitHub integration, too.

snap install twist

bit.ly/2HdNpWz

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* Reflections from the field *

"I have deleted Windows 10 and installed Ubuntu. I will never use Windows again; Game Over.

Months of tweaking Windows 10: removing services, stopping processes, uninstalling apps, doing all sorts of hacks, I was done. Over. I can't handle this garbage anymore.

I made a final decision & switched to Linux Ubuntu.

I'm relieved.

I'm so surprised that people are still using Windows. Something is wrong."

=> reddit.com/r/Ubuntu/comments/c
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Tonight on Weekly News Roundup we will talk about the biometric data leak this week and Disney fighting with login sharing of its new streaming service.
9:00p EST
youtube.com/watch?v=17FEO6PVnx

Estonia serving yet again for special gaming: * ENCODYA *

Atmosphere of Blade Runner and the humor / game style of Monkey Island: these are the ingredients that inspired ENCODYA, a point 'n' click adventure game set in dystopian future.

The main characters are voiced by pro voice actors, including Richard Epcar, the voice of Raiden in Mortal Kombat or The Joker in Batman games!

Play a demo on Linux +support.

==> kickstarter.com/projects/piove
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Microsoft Office now SUBSCRIPTION ONLY !

*LibreOffice*

M$ announced that they are pulling the one-time-purchase of Office for HUP users...

"Since the beginning of time, man has yearned to destroy the sun. I will do the next best thing: block it out!" -Mr. Burns

CURIOUSLY it was just reported by David Icke: "Bill Gates backing plan to stop climate change by blocking out the sun".

=> ow.ly/S9k630plFPb

==> youtu.be/kRnqS32UNUk
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In a new blog post, we highlight 8 of the ways snaps differ from traditional & contemporary #Linux application packaging systems.

bit.ly/2ZaiSTs

* Destination Linux | Episode 134 *

Xfce 4.14 desktop released... LibreOffice 6.3 released... Phoronix benchmarks of AMD RX5700 graphics card... Huawei releases a new OpenSource OS.

Canonical’s (Ubuntu) Martin Wimpress discusses Snaps (a universal Linux packaging solution)...

LINUX FIRST committed Bearded Giant game of "SpaceMercs" released +more!

=> destinationlinux.org/episode-1
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Linux For Everyone | Episode 3: Go Make Stuff.

For the Linux Gaming Report, the big boss at Bearded Giant Games discusses his 'Linux First Initiative,' an unusual origin story, and what it takes to survive as a one-man indie game studio.

Atroxity takes us out with some atmospheric electronica +loads more!

==> linuxforeveryone.fireside.fm/3
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Follow Jason: @killyourfm

System76 (USA) - first 4K OLED Linux laptop "Adder WS" available to order!

These guys are true Linux enthusiasts with unmatched passion and support.

A vibrant 4K OLED glossy display with true-to-life blacks. The 15.6-inch 4K OLED display is capable of 3840x2160 resolutions; perfect for the latest games..

9th generation Intel Core i7-9750H or i9-9980HK CPUs, Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 GPU +up to 64GB RAM and 8TB of storage.

==> system76.com/laptops/adder
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Upgrade to: Linux Mint 19.2.

Linux Mint indeed is a popular Linux operating system / this video shows how to upgrade from 19.1.

Linux Mint lets you choose the Linux kernel freely, no automatics.

Users like the fact that it is THEM who make the decisions, not some piece of software. A similarity amongst so many Linux distributions.

There's nothing one couldn't accomplish on Linux as on Windows nowadays.

==> youtu.be/ylVFZdzOhoE
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Say hello to LibreOffice 6.3! Yes, there's a major new update for the world's best free office suite – and it's packed with great new features, improved compatibility and better performance. Learn more and download it: blog.documentfoundation.org/bl

Linux For Everyone | Episode 2: Swing The Doors Wide Open.

Kicks off with a weekly software discovery, then we glide into a community spotlight with Linux Lads' Conor Murphy. The meat of Episode 2 revolves around Endeavour OS as we take a deep dive into the new Arch-based distro.

+The Linux Gaming Report debuts with Liam Dawe of GamingOnLinux.com.

==> linuxforeveryone.fireside.fm/2
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@killyourfm

Canonical: experimental ZFS for the Ubuntu 19.10 !

Great on servers!

1. Snapshots. Computer can be configured to record what the file system looked like at a specific moment in time.

2. Compression. ZFS supports compressing of data at rest, which means data takes up less space on the drive than it would otherwise.

3. ZFS has advanced features; copy on write and checksumming that provides support to prevent data rot.

==> ubuntu.com/blog/enhancing-our-
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Valve funded development of "Xrdesktop" - lets desktop environments GNOME & KDE work in VR.

Xrdesktop is a project to interact better within a VR space for presenting on VR head-sets.

The amount of resources Valve is pouring to improve the Linux ecosystem is amazing.

They've hired / have funded GPU driver devs, DXVK, Proton (Wine) devs (CodeWeavers), Keith Packard to work on direct display extensions...

==> collabora.com/news-and-blog/ne
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A new DATA COLLECTION fraud | The Great Equifax Scam.

Hear this guy from Switched To Linux out.

The Equifax Hack made news and the results are finally in...

Americans who were affected can get about a $100 or a few months of credit monitoring system, meanwhile, the company gets to go on like nothing ever happened.

==> youtu.be/IHwG1FZieU4
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@switchedtolinux

Microsoft owned GitHub banned all Iranian users. All accounts are restricted now.

What is Github?

GitHub is home to over 36 million developers working together to host and review code, manage projects, and build software together.

==> github.com/1995parham/github-d
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Reflections from the field:

"Just built my friend an AMD based Linux gaming system".

"It runs like a champ. Setting this up was a new experience, haven't had a gaming PC since I switched to Linux a couple of years ago.

I did a lot of gaming in the past on Windows PC's. I was really surprised at how smoothly this new machine plays games.

Hardware is modest, a Ryzen 5 2400G / 16GB 3200Mhz memory and an NVMe M.2 SSD on an MSI B450M Pro. All under $500.

Read all ==> reddit.com/r/linux_gaming/comm

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