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i've booted mainline linux on this (ls1028a) but still working on the display pipeline, which is kinda nuts (mali dp->cadence mhdp (imx8 flavored)) and gpu (GC7000UL). so far:
- monitor/edid detected on DP and have mali dp fb0, but stays black
- etnaviv binds but MMU faults

on a positive note: lots of peripherals work and the cortex-a72s feel snappy

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#PineTalk Episode 007 is out!

Shaken, not stirred: An interview with @danct12 , creator of a the Arch Linux ARM Spin for #PinePhone and #PineTab, Feedback, two aspects of the latest Community Update, and four listener questions. Listen Now!

Full show notes: pine64.org/podcast/007-my-name

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Here are the full sources for the new LS1028A processor module for MNT Reform, designed by RBZ Embedded Logics (Madrid): source.mnt.re/reform/mnt-refor

The chip on this module has dual ARM Cortex-A72 processors and 8GB or 16GB DDR4 RAM while keeping the Vivante GC7000L GPU with open source drivers.

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If you want to have a cool #retroarch setup on postmarketOS edge like lazzardo, check out the new wiki page he wrote:
wiki.postmarketos.org/wiki/Ret

Most devices, like his BQ Aquaris X5, or the #pinephone and #librem5 need a touch input scaling patch. So he created one, upstreamed it to RetroArch and applied in Alpine 🎉

@linmob Question for next PineTalk podcast:

So, I ordered a pine phone from the latest batch, which is due to ship by the end of the month IIRC. The question is, what would be your top three recommendations of which OS to run on it and why?

I should also state that I really don't want to cause a flame war here, I just want to get an honest evaluation of the current state of the best OSes for the pine phone. Thanks in advance!

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#postmarketOSpodcast 3 is out! Lots of news covered this time, among the topics: @purism's Librem 5, Mainlining of Android devices, Feedbackd, @kde Plasma 5.21 and lots about @PINE64's PinePhone.

cast.postmarketos.org/episode/

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I just published the first release of Decoder on Flathub ! It's a fancy toy app for scanning and generating QR codes.
Powered by Gtk4 & GStreamer

flathub.org/apps/details/com.b

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Phosh Overview

"phosh is graphical shell for mobile, touch based devices like smart phones. It’s the default graphical shell on Purism’s Librem 5 (and that’s where it came to life) but projects like Postmarket OS, Mobian and Debian have picked it up putting it into use on other devices as well and contributing patches."

puri.sm/posts/phosh-overview/

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While we had enabled power saving for the vivante gpu on the since some time we couldn't power off the corresponding regulator (power supply) since the phone would hang then. Turns out we just didn't give it enough time to come back up. Fix is already merged into linux-next: git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/k

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December News Update!

- RK3366 SBCs are coming!
- 2020 in review
- #Pinephone and #Pinetime together
- #Pinephone keyboard for developers
- #PinebookPro back in March!
- #PineCube case
- #Pinecil and Docking Deck launch reception

and more...

pine64.org/2020/12/15/december

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With latest updates, GNOME Web (Epiphany) can play YouTube videos on the Librem 5, so you won't have to switch to Firefox to do that anymore. And you won't believe where the bug was located[1]! ;) Call `sudo apt install gstreamer1.0-libav` or wait a few days until it's installed by default with the next update and enjoy. @purism

[1] it was in glibc...

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