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Forum: General 2018-11-11, 14:59
Replies: 37
Views: 1,799
Posted By theonelaw
Re: Maemo Discord Channel

Sadly,
I have tried all of these and they all fall very short.

* Avoiding the pitfalls of centralized server (SPOF)
would be a first requirement.

This would put Retroshare Top of the list
...
Forum: Competitors 2018-10-26, 05:44
Replies: 640
Views: 196,475
Posted By theonelaw
Re: Latest And Greatest!

That was such a long time ago I cannot remember,
but I did see lightdm get lost a couple of years ago.
Forum: Competitors 2018-10-26, 03:37
Replies: 640
Views: 196,475
Posted By theonelaw
Re: Latest And Greatest!

truth

when XFCE crashes
we can easily paddle around in a terminal and fix it.

When KDE crashes people get injured.
Forum: Competitors 2018-10-23, 05:21
Replies: 34
Views: 3,112
Posted By theonelaw
Re: What's the best Handheld gnu/linux machine for 20XX?

https://en.wikichip.org/wiki/intel/core_i5/i5-7y54

might give the effort some real value,
...if it can run Debian
Forum: Alternatives 2018-10-07, 08:48
Replies: 64
Views: 13,310
Posted By theonelaw
Re: Necuno Mobile

I am mildly interested because it is not a phone.

Recent events in my travels reveal that the Telcos around the planet
are primarily enforcing one hegemony or the other:

You get a "choice"...
Forum: General 2018-08-07, 01:38
Replies: 2
Views: 911
Posted By theonelaw
Re: Wicked. Zerophone being built live on Twitch

HA haha hahaha ! :D

This defies vocabulary.

How to summarize the feeling
of watching someone else
going through a 'painstaking' procedure
that will obviously consume weeks of bandwidth to...
Forum: Competitors 2018-08-07, 01:28
Replies: 478
Views: 120,806
Posted By theonelaw
Re: Purism Librem Phone

me too

I use Xfce on a variety of tablets with zero problem.
after the original hours fiddling to personalize.

Which means that some team with a few hours
could institutionalize whatever...
Forum: General 2018-08-05, 05:56
Replies: 22
Views: 2,775
Posted By theonelaw
Re: (Again???) Turing Space Industries

Turing
probably has a new product delivery system 'in the works'.


No doubt it uses quantum mechanics for the physical delivery.

Already tested with Schrödinger's cat...
Forum: Neo900 2018-07-30, 05:04
Replies: 103
Views: 12,601
Posted By theonelaw
Re: Who is still interested in Neo900?

The Neo900 should happen, anyway.

Any hope to escape the Android prison would benefit in some small way
by whatever even a mere 67% success would achieve.

There is no downside to launching the...
Forum: Neo900 2018-07-15, 05:02
Replies: 3,160
Views: 1,184,774
Posted By theonelaw
Re: Neo900 - finally a successor of N900

You are so cruel
to dredge up that fully functional memory
in the context of something that never was and never will be.

Before enjoying the Vic20 I was programming
the [OSI...
Forum: Alternatives 2018-06-27, 08:19
Replies: 84
Views: 14,275
Posted By theonelaw
Re: First thoughts concerning Plasma Mobile and Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 5

Should I hold my breath while waiting for improvement ? :eek:
Forum: Competitors 2018-06-04, 02:17
Replies: 147
Views: 47,519
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: 478
Views: 120,806
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: 640
Views: 196,475
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: 47,519
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: 47,519
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: 4,759
Posted By theonelaw
Re: Charu search engine

Searx is very nicely done.
Forum: Development 2018-05-15, 21:43
Replies: 24
Views: 4,759
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: 47,519
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: 984
Views: 406,071
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: 478
Views: 120,806
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: 478
Views: 120,806
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: 478
Views: 120,806
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: 5,408
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: 11
Views: 3,277
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."
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