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  1. AugieTN

    Murena Linux Phone

    Murena Linux Phones Murena - deGoogled and privacy by design smartphones and cloud services. Interesting, in the U.S. they have refurbished Pixel 8 with Murena Murena Smartphones – Murena – deGoogled phones and services It would be something fun to play with
  2. Windroid

    Linux for Mobile? How good is it, and does it give the Android experience?

    How are the mobile Linux distributions? And particularly: Do they give you the Android experience? That is: Do they run Android apps, do they give you the Android navigation buttons at the bottom of the screen (back, desktop, switch apps), etc.?
  3. E

    Android-x86 and Grub

    Maybe this is the wrong forum for this, but I'll give it a go... I'm running Android-x86 7.1 in VirtualBox on my laptop with Linux as the host. Android boots up with a Grub menu that I'd like to customize permanently. However there is no /boot directory or /etc/default/grub file to edit in the...
  4. D

    Help Partition Problem

    Hey all im new to the site. I can partition a HDD, SSD or SD Card 12 ways to Monday on a windows platform with my eyes closed while asleep. But dont have access to a windows computer or a windows device. I have an SM-T860 running Android 11-R armarch-64bit Qualcom octi core, 6GB and 128 GB...
  5. MoodyBlues

    I told Dropbox to go $#@& themselves!

    I finally had it with Dropbox. I'd been unhappy with it for a long time, but just didn't have the energy to do anything about it. Then the last straw happened, and I said to hell with it! Long story, but I'm done with DB. I've switched to a paid plan on Drive. So far, no complaints, although...
  6. MoodyBlues

    Power users, especially Linux: great file manager(s)?

    I've tried more file managers than I can even recall. NONE--other than the now off-limits ES--provided all the features I want. So I thought I'd ask for suggestions. If any of the following is unfamiliar to you, you might want to move on. :) I need [* or very strongly want]: - full network...
  7. MoodyBlues

    KDE Connect settings

    I'm using KDE Connect with one of my laptops, and love it. It's been awhile since I set it up, but I'm pretty sure I used these examples to create its commands. The commands are issued from my phone to do something on or to the computer. Everything's great, except that what's supposed to be...
  8. Android News

    AT&T helps to create the Acumos Project for AI applications

    AT&T is a founding member of an open-source AI project, named Acumos Project. The goal of this project is to offer a way to freely exchange ideas and machine learning solutions, while eventually becoming a marketplace for AI apps and services.
  9. Android News

    Google makes it easier to backup and sync your desktop content to Photos and Drive

    Google launched its new Backup and Sync tool for desktops today, made specifically for users of Google Photos and Drive who are looking to keep their photos and documents in a safe space attached to their Google account.
  10. Android News

    How to install Linux on a Chromebook

    JM from ArsTechnica has published a tutorial on how to install Linux on a Chromebook, while explaining why you should do so.
  11. Android News

    How to install a Linux desktop on your Android device

    Adam from Android Authority has published an in-depth tutorial on how to install Linux on your Android device, giving you a desktop experience while you're on the go.
  12. Android News

    Anbox is Android in a Linux container

    Anbox was born from an idea of taking Android and putting it into a simple container based on LXC. The project then bridges relevant parts over to the host operating system while not allowing any access to real hardware or user data.
  13. G

    Help Can't Restore Samsung Galaxy S3 To Factory Firmware

    I installed CyanogenMod on my Samsung Galaxy S3 (SGH i747), and now I need to re-install factory firmware to network unlock my phone. Heimdall seems to be able to successfully image the firmware package onto the device, but after imaging, it won't boot. I can still get to recovery mode and...
  14. A

    Help how to limit the CPU usage of an installed app.

    Device: galaxy s7 edge (no root) Apps: GNURoot – Debian (fake root) , Termux (terminal emulator) I am trying to run some cpu intensive linux software on my phone. I use the app “GNURoot – Debian” to get a linux terminal. Then I install and run my software. For a few minutes everything works as...
  15. Android News

    A bug in Linux means 1.4 billion Android devices are vulnerable to hijacking attacks

    Lookout researchers have just discovered a bug that was introduced into version 3.6 of the Linux kernel. The team says this was introduced into Android with version 4.4 KitKat and it means that your unencrypted communications (websites/apps/etc) could be hijacked until it's patched.
  16. Android News

    Sony is working to bring mainline Linux kernel support to open Xperia devices

    Not all Xperia devices are completely open, but those like the Xperia Z5 and the Xperia Z3+ are and Sony wants people to be able to do all sorts of things with them. The company has released guides on how to build the mainline Linux kernel for these open Xperia devices. This means you can get a...
  17. Android News

    Intel is working on budget Android phones that can become desktop computer

    Intel came to Mobile World Congress with something interesting: a budget smartphone that -- when connected to an external display -- can become a Linux desktop. It's not a new idea, but Intel's goal is to bring an affordable solution compared to the usual expensive offerings.
  18. MoodyBlues

    The "Linux questions (and other stuff)" thread

    With all the splintered discussions about Linux around here, I thought perhaps we could have a thread dedicated to all things Linux. Whether you're a new Linux user, or someone considering installing Linux, or have specific questions or solutions about a Linux feature or program, how about...