I'll list here a list of "discoveries" I made while being a (Arch)Linux user and how I maintain / improve my system for my needs. What Was Wrong (WWW) could be the motto for my evolution as a Linux user. Indeed, I have always learned from my mistakes and/or by trying to solve an issue (which was sometimes the result of the previous situations).
This is for a bare standard factory phone but you could lengthen this list if you're taking into consideration rooted phones and/or some apps.
It's interesting to note that similar comparisons can be done with features in MacOS and others.
A huge THANK YOU to all contributors working on projects helping out #MobileLinux.
The low level devs, hardware makers, issue testers, app coders and so many more.
It's a long road, and just like the early days of #DesktopLinux many are impatient, critical or can't imagine the success that one day is possible. The fact that you persevere and keep working to help our #privacy, soverignty, #DigitalRights and help keep technology under user control, inspires me daily.
You're *all* my heroes.
Success: I've learnt to not react when people use basic (and mostly wrong) arguments dealing with concepts they don't understand deeply enough to have a critical thinking about them but that are commonly shared because 1) over simplification sometimes creates false statements 2) you're not taking risks to place yourself on the majority side 3) talking about complex concepts makes you look like a wise person and it's easy to not be contradicted by people who don't understand them.
After 2 days of use I've decided to keep using it... Until my curiosity push me to try something else ^^
But companies' prefer to offer "trainings" that you validate by randomly completing a MCQ (when a "validation"" test is required). These are useless skills that will benefit nobody. The good point: I can get the credit of being more productive while working less :)
When I listen to my co-workers complaints I realize that technology and especially computers are essential to our modern lives but people are not trained on how to use them efficiently (independently of their age). A correct use of Windows/Mac would increase people's productivity by at least 20%, using Linux and some tools would bring that number to >40%, and if you learn some basic coding language you could bring it to >60%.
Testing Yuito as Tusky replacement. Feels good after 20 minutes with some interesting features. Time will tell if I stick to it.
Let me be crystal clear: if Android gets lock-screen ads then my next phone will not be an Android phone. Period.
"US carriers want to bring “screen zero” lock screen ads to smartphones"
(Note: Not a call for alternatives, or anti-corporate sentiment. Doubly not a call for telling me about the Pinephone, Ubuntu Touch, or any Linux phones. I know about them. They're getting better but they're not quite there yet.)
yt-dlp, a youtube-dl fork (a video downloader) with additional features and fixes, has been recently updated.
Release info: https://github.com/yt-dlp/yt-dlp/releases/tag/2022.06.29
Do you download videos from #Youtube to watch them later (or for other reasons)?
I've put together a survey about the Small Internet (#gopher, #gemini, individual webpages, small community sites) and I would love your input. If you are a small internet user, please spend a few minutes and fill in your thoughts. I'm especially interested in the open response questions. This will help inform an upcoming conference talk I'll be giving at https://mch2022.org
Also, please boost this on fedi as much as possible and feel free to re-share on other social networks and in other communities. The more responses the better.
Linux elitism makes me sick. I'm tired of people screaming at me what I should be doing on my computer. Shouldn't the linux desktop be about freedom, not about basement people with super inflated egos narrowing your choices?
Please don't be a linux elitist. It's not healthy for the community and your social life.
I was really hoping to hear back from others and their favorite cli tools :(
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