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PinePhone – Unboxing

Hi I received the PinePhone last Wednesday. I took some pictures and installed postmarketOS and Ubuntu Touch. But I don’t have enough time to test it properly. So it is …

Arch News – 15/01/20

Arch update:   2020-01-15 – Christian Hesse Our rsync package was shipped with bundled zlib to provide compatibility with the old-style –compress option up to version 3.1.0. Version 3.1.1 was …

Windows 7 End of Support

As you may have heard already, Windows 7 is no longer supported. It ended on January 14, 2020. It’s a shame. That was probably the best Windows version after XP. …

Ruby 2.7.0 – Gollum/Wiki

Ruby 2.7.0 Arch has updated Ruby to version 2.7.0, which makes the PwOSS – Wiki unusable. If you run the Wiki on your computer, you can follow the instructions again. …

Arch News – 04/01/20

Arch update:   As announced on the mailing list, on Friday, Dec 27 2019, our package compression scheme has changed from xz (.pkg.tar.xz) to zstd (.pkg.tar.zst).   zstd and xz …

Mozilla and Matrix

Matrix is getting more and more attention. After some investments by various companies, there are also some organizations that are moving the main chat to Matrix. KDE and a few …

Arch News – 20/12/19

Arch update:   2019-12-20 – Andreas Radke In the process of Xorg cleanup the update requires manual intervention when you hit this message: :: installing xorgproto (2019.2-2) breaks dependency 'inputproto' …