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=== Ubuntu 19.10: It’s fast, like “make old hardware feel new” fast ===
Scott Gilbertson lauds 19.10, nicknamed Eoan Ermine, as "it's the best non-LTS Ubuntu release Canonical has ever put out... and it is quite simply the best Ubuntu Canonical has ever released". Scott, a 10 year reviewer of Ubuntu and a ~14 year user, relates the reasons why he is so impressed with this release. Notably: faster - making old hardware feel newer, new features, and the improvements in GNOME.
=== Ubuntu Touch Can Now Run on Raspberry Pi 3 with the Official 7" Touch Screen LCD ===
Marius Nestor reports on the Ubuntu Touch development progress that now brings touch to the Raspberry Pi 3 single-board computer (SBC). This development enhances the development platform for much wider bases. Marius advises of bluetooth support, and Mir's display server running on Wayland. He also provides a video link to a Q&A session and informs us that next month's Ubuntu Touch OTA-12 update will have cool new features and improvements.
=== Canonical Formulates The 32-Bit Support Strategy For Ubuntu 20.04 LTS ===
Michael Larabel reports on the status of Canonical's support for 32-bit packages in the Ubuntu 20.04 LTS release. Michael links to the post that details the additions and removals that are planned and notes that prominent 32-bit packages will still be accessible.
=== The Linux Kernel Disabling HPET For More Platforms - Including Ice Lake ===
Michael Larabel informs on the state of disabling HPET, the High Precision Event Timer, for Intel Coffee Lake systems. Michael relates the work-a-round to avoid the problem, and adds that the new Intel Ice Lake platform is also affected. As this appears to be a firmware issue a software solution is pending, while for now the kernel is blacklisting affected platforms.
=== PinePhone goes on sale for $150 and Ubuntu Touch ports to the Pi ===
Eric Brown reports on Pine64’s open source PinePhone launch. Eric gives a short background of Linux-based phones development culminating in a new version of Ubuntu Touch that can run on the Raspberry Pi. However, Eric gives focus to Pine64’s offering of the "Braveheart” Limited Edition PinePhone wherein the specs are provided. Other platforms are also discussed, including Raspberry Pi 4 support, with many supporting links provided for additional information
=== Ubuntu Portugal Podcast: S01E66 - Bestas à solta! ===
"Mais um episódio em que contámos novamente com a companhia do Luís da Costa, director da Libretrend, e domador de Wildbeests nos tempos tempos livres para partilhar com os nossos ouvintes os pormenores dos seus novos equipamentos."
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