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Xiaomi Redmi 4X, a Snapdragon 435 $150 smartphone, now runs Ubuntu Touch, though still in pre-alpha stage.

tuxphones.com/xiaomi-redmi-4x-

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This is something that really needs to be looked at. It's nice to get software that's free both as in beer and freedom, but sometimes you can't have both.

"Software below the poverty line"

staltz.com/software-below-the-

Now I have a gaming PC.

I guess it needs a bit more power to boot...

So 14% of our Twitter followers *use* , but 56% of our Mastodon followers *prefer* Wayland. I'm in the latter category, but it's interesting to see such a wide gap between the two platforms.

fosstodon.org/web/statuses/102

I recently published a poll on our Twitter on what display servers our followers use or prefer. The results are actually quite surprising, as only 14% to 28% use or would use Wayland as their primary display server. Users here are more into the Linux world probably, so results may vary.

So, which server do you prefer?

twitter.com/tuxphones/status/1

Running on your - Everything you need to know in 2019

I wrote this short introduction to the world of Linux for smartphones to answer some common questions of both new and experienced users to this new segment of the open source world. Whether you're wondering if it's possible to install Linux on your smart device, how to choose a distribution for daily usage (if possible), or how easily the porting to a new device would be, this post might help

Link: 1n.pm/tp1

@tom79@mastodon.social I'm a big fan of Fedilab, but why is a privacy-oriented app using controversial Yandex Translate by default, with no way (AFAIK) to disable it? Shouldn't it be at the very least a feature to be enabled manually from Settings? I'm not an expert, but their Privacy Policy it doesn't look any better than Google's: yandex.ru/legal/confidential/?

In case you want to install a Linux app quickly, but don't know where to get it from, LinuxAppStore might help: linuxappstore.io

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Those unable to see the direction Italy is being led to and those supporting any of the above """politics""" (aka: violations of basic human rights and free speech) have my warmest welcome to unfollow this page immediately, and possibly also to inform themselves on European history in the 20th century.

/rant

News in in the last 3 days or so:

- a professor was fired and has had her income halved because *her students* compared to Mussolini in one of *their* projects, because "she was responsible of manipulating their minds"
- lots of protest banners against Salvini were removed by *private houses* by security forces with no authorization from town councils
- oh, and you now get a €5000 fine for every immigrant, no matter in what health condition, you rescue from the sea.
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I'd just like to say, big props to for this type of answer. Very cool.

A warm welcome to all our new followers. Glad to see you liked the last post :)

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