It’s been a busy couple of weeks in the news including ZombieLoad and the Huawei debacle, and Joe tries to convince himself that 32-bit x86 Linux isn’t dead.



Plasma 5.16 – Wireguard GUI in NM & Wayland Remote Desktop & KItinerary continues & Elisa 0.4 Released

Xfce 4.14pre1 released!

Google pulls Huawei’s Android license

Huawei responds

90 day reprieve

Now even Arm cutting them off

Félim very smug about buying an AMD CPU

Nextcloud & Nitrokey Join forces for 2FA (and Gentoo)

Google clarifies Works with Nest shutdown

Github Sponsors

HN discussion


Time to ditch 32-bit x86 Linux for good?

Joe was recently given an old Atom netbook that is 32-bit only. What can you actually do with a machine of that age and low specs? Is it time to move on from this legacy architecture?



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