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Forum: Competitors 2018-06-04, 02:17
Replies: 147
Views: 41,877
Posted By theonelaw
Re: GPD Pocket

Version 1 runs Xubuntu just short of excellently,
but the new specs seem to indicate a blunder in the making.


I suspect there is some industrial "rule of thumb"
about the second version of a...
Forum: Competitors 2018-05-22, 11:54
Replies: 396
Views: 89,524
Posted By theonelaw
Re: Purism Librem Phone

If I thought there was any chance of making it work well,
I would.

As it is,
it looks like a lot of time and effort I cannot quite afford these days
Forum: Competitors 2018-05-19, 11:14
Replies: 599
Views: 180,273
Posted By theonelaw
Re: Latest And Greatest!

First terminal I ever faced required a manual to operate.
(1970)
possibly the most non-intuitive thing ever created
Forum: Competitors 2018-05-17, 08:42
Replies: 147
Views: 41,877
Posted By theonelaw
Re: GPD Pocket

WoW! - you got the exact wrong iso, :eek:.


I loaded a xubuntu iso from https://apt.nexus511.net/
and it works fantastic. (+ some minor tweaks)
There are other newer efforts which may...
Forum: Competitors 2018-05-17, 06:11
Replies: 147
Views: 41,877
Posted By theonelaw
Re: GPD Pocket

This triggered me to revisit trying MX on this
(using Ubuntu at the moment)

I had downloaded their latest 17.1 for a different project,
and I see it boots okay (screen is sideways, :rolleyes:...
Forum: Development 2018-05-17, 05:36
Replies: 24
Views: 2,830
Posted By theonelaw
Re: Charu search engine

Searx is very nicely done.
Forum: Development 2018-05-15, 21:43
Replies: 24
Views: 2,830
Posted By theonelaw
Re: Charu search engine

If you could replace
the YACY search engine (https://yacy.net/en/index.html)

which is bogged down with java,
that might be "waayyy cool".
Forum: Competitors 2018-05-09, 10:52
Replies: 147
Views: 41,877
Posted By theonelaw
Re: GPD Pocket

With no apparent support for linux firmwares etc.

Slogging through the syrupy universe of Microsoft
on an even weaker cpu must be some new form of masochism.
<squint>
Doing such on a pocket...
Forum: Nokia N900 2018-04-27, 14:25
Replies: 976
Views: 390,447
Posted By theonelaw
Re: Show your best photos taken with N900

n900
untouched
(perhaps I should clean the lens, someday :D )
Forum: Competitors 2018-04-23, 09:32
Replies: 396
Views: 89,524
Posted By theonelaw
Re: Purism Librem Phone

Haha !

Denigrating ARM is one of the few remaining joys in life,
so I generally pile it on lavishly, ad nauseam.

I would, however,
add that until ARM
(or any other steamy SoC droppings )...
Forum: Competitors 2018-04-23, 08:44
Replies: 396
Views: 89,524
Posted By theonelaw
Re: Purism Librem Phone

With all due highest respect:

How do we root install Debian 9 on iPhone bare metal ?

If we can,
then I would do so, immediately.
Forum: Competitors 2018-04-23, 07:06
Replies: 396
Views: 89,524
Posted By theonelaw
Re: Purism Librem Phone

ARM hardware. Any of it.

Installing anything on Arm requires a reticulated process
of jumping through successive hoops in sequence.
Rube Goldberg engineering, on LSD.

Negotiating bootloader...
Forum: General 2018-03-31, 01:31
Replies: 40
Views: 4,375
Posted By theonelaw
Re: Hackathons ...good or bad? 2 sociologists came to a conclusion and it ain't good.

This I have done - not to the full extent of resurrection into the marketplace,
but to the extent that I (and others !) have recrafted such code
for specific applications.
I did release the new...
Forum: Buy & Sell 2018-03-24, 02:45
Replies: 9
Views: 1,895
Posted By theonelaw
Re: [WTB] Gemini pda (wifi+4g)

Sounds like someone could buy one right now
if interested in wandering the UK:





Seller says:
"Otherwise I can meet up near work in Holborn London during the week."
Forum: General 2018-03-22, 16:08
Replies: 40
Views: 4,375
Posted By theonelaw
Re: Hackathons ...good or bad? 2 sociologists came to a conclusion and it ain't good.

Funny or not,

your post just inspired a solution to a completely unrelated problem.

It just demonstrates how even the most random event can
be the next step of improvement.

Thanks
Forum: Alternatives 2018-03-20, 02:33
Replies: 45
Views: 9,300
Posted By theonelaw
Re: Gemini PDA Happened, A Debian Linux Dream Came True..

This should be printed and stickied somewhere
to remind those of us who get distracted by such ventures that
the Android highway forever only ever descends.

Thank you for this well-composed...
Forum: Alternatives 2018-03-19, 09:08
Replies: 45
Views: 9,300
Posted By theonelaw
Re: Gemini PDA Happened, A Debian Linux Dream Came True..

I wonder if KDE has any ideas about putting telephony up for this ?
nothing I see on the horizon yet...
Forum: Competitors 2018-03-12, 01:01
Replies: 396
Views: 89,524
Posted By theonelaw
Re: Purism Librem Phone

The number of us who are simply not interested in
centralized proprietary apps with bleeding-edge security blunders
( like whatsapp facebook telegram and other corporate chokepoints )
is a number...
Forum: Alternatives 2018-03-02, 06:05
Replies: 45
Views: 9,300
Posted By theonelaw
Re: Gemini PDA Happened, A Debian Linux Dream Came True..

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/gemini-pda-android-linux-keyboard-mobile-device-phone#/updates/all



This is the best news direction yet
Forum: Competitors 2018-02-24, 05:05
Replies: 396
Views: 89,524
Posted By theonelaw
Re: Purism Librem Phone

This is the same silly
" re-invent everything while designing new hardware" blunder
that torpedoed Ubuntu (and others?).

The Ubuntu team decided to reinvent the browser, email client,
media...
Forum: General 2018-02-15, 06:17
Replies: 46
Views: 10,364
Posted By theonelaw
Re: Would you buy/use Nokia N900 in 2018?

Me too - I still use my n900 as my main phone.

every day, all day long
Forum: Alternatives 2018-02-04, 15:10
Replies: 33
Views: 9,122
Posted By theonelaw
Re: Asteroid OS Watchface frenzy

Greetings !

any suggestions on the best (current) watch to try this on ?
https://asteroidos.org/install/
seems to indicate DORY has the fewest issues,
but is that a fair assessment ?

Are...
Forum: Neo900 2018-01-27, 09:37
Replies: 3,075
Views: 1,119,810
Posted By theonelaw
Re: Neo900 - finally a successor of N900

What,
in a bullet list format,
remains to be done ?


If the objective (shipping devices)
can be summarized in some stepwise fashion
there are people who may be able to help.

It could...
Forum: Neo900 2018-01-18, 17:00
Replies: 3,075
Views: 1,119,810
Posted By theonelaw
Re: Neo900 - finally a successor of N900

Just a reminder,

after trying to use an android,

the venerable n900 is probably still the very safest
most secure tethered modem you can use
to patch a pc into broadband internet.
too bad it...
Forum: Alternatives 2018-01-12, 01:59
Replies: 45
Views: 9,300
Posted By theonelaw
Re: Gemini PDA Happened, A Debian Linux Dream Came True..

The killer question may be:

is this something we can boot from USB

or

do we need a cleanroom environment
with all the
kludgeware ADB thisworks thatdoesn't insanity
that goes with...
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