Joe’s long-awaited Pinebook has finally arrived and we have a good chat about its ups and downs. Plus a packed news section including reproducible builds, ReactOS, mobile news and the usual Plasma love-in.



Plasma updates in the pipeline from Nate Here & Here

Purism dev boards when?

Lineage OS changing update frequency

Samsung announce Linux on DeX with Ubuntu

Reproducible Builds gets 300k & joins Conservancy

ReactOS 0.4.10 released


Digital Ocean

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Joe recently bought an 11” Pinebook and delivers his verdict on it.






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