A guide to Installing Waydroid on Manjaro Phosh Beta 15

Waydroid, Anbox’s more well-developed cousin is out now and being added to many distros official repositories slowly. If you’re reading this, you’re likely familiar with what Waydroid is, but it’s essentially LinageOS, a de-googled android image based on AOSP, in a container. While this sounds very similar to preexisting solutions like Anbox, Waydroid has someContinue reading “A guide to Installing Waydroid on Manjaro Phosh Beta 15”

PineTime SmartWatch and Infinitime 1.2.0 Current impression and progress report.

Recently, I received my PineTime SmartWatch from Pine64, pre-loaded with Infinitime v1.0.0. My first thought was “Wow, I’m wearing a watch and it’s not 2010”. My second thought was “What can a SmartWatch that costs $26.99 actually do?”. I should note here that $26.99 is the Community price, and is likely to go up toContinue reading “PineTime SmartWatch and Infinitime 1.2.0 Current impression and progress report.”

Installing Mobian on the Pinephone. A Guide and Review

Hey everyone! Thanks for checking out my guide / review of Installing Mobian on the Pinephone! The process we’re going to follow is going to be pretty much the same as we did to try out Manjaro Phosh beta 10 ( https://fossingularity.com/2021/05/31/installing-manjaro-phosh-beta-10-on-the-pinephone/ ). Grab – An SD card A USB C cord A copy ofContinue reading “Installing Mobian on the Pinephone. A Guide and Review”

Installing Manjaro Plasma Beta 5 on The Pinephone

How does Plasma currently stack up against the competition? Honestly? Pretty well. Plasma’s UI is still a piece of beauty to behold in the world of open source UIs for mobile Linux. Window-display is still slightly buggy, but rotating your phone to landscape and back is generally good enough to fix this. The installation processContinue reading “Installing Manjaro Plasma Beta 5 on The Pinephone”

ExpidusOS Test release 1 Pinephone Review

EpidusOS is a new cross-platform Linux OS forked from Void Linux, currently equipped with the XFCE desktop, brought to us by Midstall Software. ExpidusOS Homepage – https://expidusos.com/ ExpidusOS Github – https://github.com/ExpidusOS Midstall Software website – https://www.midstall.com/ A Work in Progress – ExpidusOS presents a refreshing break from the usual three desktop environments present on mobileContinue reading “ExpidusOS Test release 1 Pinephone Review”

Best Arm64/Aarch64 Apps that run well-to-great on The Pine64 Pinephone

Note: Apps tested on Pinephone Community Edition 32gb/3gb ram running Manjaro Arm with latest updates as of 5/28/21 Preinstalled Apps were generally not mentioned as you will be aware of their existence simply by using your phone. Warpinator – https://flathub.org/apps/details/org.x.Warpinator Warpinator is used to send files between devices connected to the same wifi network, runningContinue reading “Best Arm64/Aarch64 Apps that run well-to-great on The Pine64 Pinephone”