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made a last minute MNT Reform motherboard revision today, to accomodate for a 7cm long chonker of a LS1028A CPU/RAM upgrade module to be released at some point next year by rbz.es & us.

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Just made my first mobile payment with my bank app straight from the Librem 5 - via Anbox. The last reason to occasionally boot an Android phone just went poof! :)

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Thanks to @exalm taking care of Webkit's packaging, Epiphany's GPU acceleration can now work on the ! Before (no acceleration) and after (GPU accelerated):

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Librem 5 phone + USB keyboard + USB touchpad + Bluetooth speaker + HDMI screen + Firefox + YouTube video

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Anbox on the Librem 5

puri.sm/posts/anbox-on-the-lib

"Anbox now runs on the Librem 5, getting you access to many additional free software apps that are packaged only for Android."

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@purism And here's the connected to a usb-c hub that has a keyboard/mouse connected via usb and driving the external screen via dp-alt-mode. Needs some hacks still but we're getting there:

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Managed to get PSP emulation working on the Librem 5!
git clone --recurse-submodules github.com/hrydgard/ppsspp.git
cd ppsspp
sudo apt install clang cmake libgl1-mesa-dev libsdl2-dev libvulkan-dev
./b.sh --rpi64
vi cmake/Toolchains/raspberry.armv8.cmake (add set(PPSSPP_PI_MODEL4 ON))
./b.sh -rpi64

wololo.net/downloads/index.php running on the L5:

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Additionally, as part of this plan, we will develop a camera option/upgrade for MNT Reform.

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Big news: NLnet/NGI0 PET will fund the development of two new open hardware processor modules compatible with MNT Reform: An NXP LS1028A module developed in partnership with RBZ Embedded Logics and an FPGA module for prototyping with open CPU designs:
nlnet.nl/project/MNT-Reform

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3D Gaming on the Librem 5

puri.sm/posts/3d-gaming-on-the

The Vivante GC7000Lite GPU in the Librem 5 provides a lot of 3D rendering power while still protecting your with free software drivers. Here’s a look at how some 3D games run on the Librem 5 today.

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This extensive and thoughtful post by a member of the community does a good job of explaining the past and present mobile Linux ecosystem and why Purism's approach with phosh makes strategic sense long-term. amosbbatto.wordpress.com/2020/

So this might be slightly horrible, but I finally realized something actually positive that came out of the COVID19 pandemic... Essentially, I haven't seen any sort of door-to-door soliciting in several months... and I'm very okay with that.

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Dogwood: What to Expect

puri.sm/posts/dogwood-what-to-

"We have also included a number of software improvements that will be shipping with Dogwood. Take a look at this video for a breakdown of what’s new in Dogwood."

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Librem 5 Dogwood: Update 3

"The Librem 5 Dogwood batch has finished our manufacturing and is finalizing testing and fulfillment all from Purism headquarters before shipping to those who are part of this batch."

puri.sm/posts/librem-5-dogwood

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