GPD Pockets begin shipping! Apache bans Facebook’s license combo, Audacious receives an update and 5 reasons Linux is ready for everyone. All this, plus your feedback!
Colour key – Venn Pedro Mathieu Jordan
GPD Not WIN
- Atomic got his and seems not to hate it.
- 1920×1200 IPS
- Intel Atom and 8GB RAM
Krita 3.2.0 Released
- Fixed the crashes when spawning a second window, eg. an image preview.
- If you build Krita against QT 5.7.1 or later the mouse wheel bug is fixed.
- And the default setting for multiple instances now works as it should.
- Audacious is an open source audio player. A descendant of XMMS.
- Improved playlist search bar and Full drag-and-drop capability for playlist entries.
- Welcome to the 21st century, audacious!
- It’s Winamp for Linux without the music purchasing ability which ruined Winamp.00
- People, don’t use desktop finance apps in 2017.
- I would not say the interfaces are “simple” but different.
- Yes, it does come pre installed from a variety of vendors.
No Facebook, No Problem
- The Apache foundation have banned the “Facebook BSD+Patent Grant” license.
- That means you can’t redistribute ReactJS along with anything Apache license, basically.
- Facebook reportedly shocked for a whole of 5 minutes until they repackaged everything with lighttpd/nginx/IIS/etc..
postmarketOS fights against planned obsolescence
- I like this idea, but that name needs to change.
- Everyone go dig out a 5 or 6 year old phone/tablet and try to use it.
- All it does right now is boot.
Testing your overclock from the terminal
- This could be helpful for troubleshooting unstable overclocks.
- stress is too mainstream now?
- Apparently not, they’re still using it.
- They just wrapped it in python!
- Does not require X.
- I guess this would be good for a set it and forget it solution.
- I would be interested to get some feedback for next week’s show about who still overclocks and or stress tests their builds in 2017.
A quick recap of Kratos
- We covered this in detail on LGC Weekly so go back and give that a watch for the full business.
Slice of Pi
How about a little WiPi
- With a little tinkering you can turn it into a repeater.
- And if you have an external WiFi dongle, you don’t need a Pi 3.
- This is nothing new of course, you can get the same basic functionality on any of your PC’s that are ethernet connected to the router.
- The Pi Image simply gives you a nice GUI to help you manage new machines.
WHO would use something like this?
- 3D printable TARDIS case for your Pi.
- That is all, as you were.
- This is either a low level troll… or a Windows users.
- And people wonder why malware is so prevalent on Windows.