Honestly, I was surprised. I still don't like his music, but - I see things in him that I can relate too. After hearing the "Elvis Back in Nashville" boxed set, I feel I understand a little more about the person. He was a musician, yes. Unfortunately, we sometimes forget that he was also human.
The "in studio" rapport he has with his producers; band and backup singers, is just like that of any musician I know today. Lighthearted; humorous; occasionally strained, and almost never perfect. Hearing the unedited audio from the studio recordings, with all the gossip and dialog between takes, really struck a chord with me.
I will likely never willingly listen to his music again, but I'm glad I did.
Photographer: Powell F. Krueger (died aged 94 on January 31, 2006), published by The Minneapolis Tribune
Some more relevant information can be found here: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-49254551
And the legal decision handed down by the EUIPO is here: https://mega.nz/file/K4BW0SwK#amNunxkOR4dzp7rsbFBQ86u-p2LPtU1Ktx6psWAB_rQ
This week's donation went to Jason Self. He maintains an APT repo for the Linux Libre kernel. Not all FSF approved distros run a newer kernel so for those who want to this is a quick and easy way to get it installed. Considering I run this on all but one of my systems I feel like it's worth money to me. He currently accepts donations through Liberapay.
Episode 4 of the PEBKAC Show is now available to everyone!
Grab your copy today from the usual places, and let me know your thoughts.
Thanks again everyone!
Chris Talbot aka @kop316 plays a huge part in getting MMS support into modern mobile Linux distributions. ✉️ 🚀 📱
In the #postmarketOSpodcast interview, he talks about:
What's new with Linux on Mobile? Sxmo goes Wayland with 1.6.0, a Chatty beta delivers MMS, Megapixels adds a flash and lots of tablet stuff!
@anotherkiwiguy @TheKernal Phosh is a much younger project compared to the 10 years Plasma Mobile/Active already exists. What you currently see on Phosh, is not how Phosh should actually look like. It is in a state that should be usable and satisfies early adopter users while work on the compositor, gestures, toolkit etc can be done mostly undisturbed. The concepts on which Phosh gets build around are here https://gitlab.gnome.org/Teams/Design/os-mockups/-/tree/master/mobile-shell
That said, Phosh is the most actively developed, but least likeable. KDE is unstable at the best of times. Lomiri isn't supported as well, and SXMO/SWMO is going to have the smallest general audience.
Lomiri is the standout IMHO, it's unique, functional and has a long history. It doesn't try to look like Android or iOS. It really is the essence of the Linux "go your own way" ethos. Sadly, everyone associates it with Ubuntu, and don't give it the support it deserves.
Phosh looks and feels too much like Android, pre-KitKat. Huge icons, really simple menus with no swipe gestures. I find it really hard to like anything about Phosh. That's not to say it's bad, just really behind the 8 ball, missing some major quality of life improvements.
KDE is interesting, neither good nor bad, and unstable at the best of times. Constant crashes, menus that don't work, copy/paste problems, arbitrary settings panels, no consistent theme. It's not a great experience, but I prefer it to Phosh.
SXMO/SWMO is in a league of its own. I don't think it can be compared to the others on this list. It makes sense from a technical standpoint, but it is lacking broader market appeal, and rightfully so. It was never designed with general use in mind. I'm not sure if it is an experiment or serious contender.
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Thanks for your support buddy :)
I get your point though 😁👍
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For example, we created a fantasy creature called a Silkwing. You can read about them at https://codeberg.org/RileyDuffield/WNVUniverse/wiki/Silkwings.
Feel free to build art or stories around our creatures.