Episode-69

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Remembering Matthew Williams Matt, aka Lord Drauchenblut, lost his battle with cancer 7 Dec.  There will be a Celebration of Life memorial for Matthew Williams on Saturday, January 7 the at the Morgan County Fairgrounds in Martinsville Indiana from noon until 5 pm. The address is 1749 Hospital Dr., Martinsville Indiana 46151. Klaatu is putting together a podcast from those who wish to contribute an audio memory.  See HackerPublicRadio.org. http://openfosstraining.com/

BTW: HPR is down to about two weeks worth of shows.

Listener Feedback
Via feedback@linuxlugcast.com:
Vic J – Mention of the Ubuntu Podcast’s (s9e40) coverage of the NexDock

Richard Kline – Requested a feature for T-Joe’s hypothetical new touchpad driver

Via IRC:
Nick Meritt diagnoses Fifty’s Chromecast problem

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FiftyOneFifty   Successfully replaced my router with the pfSense box (again).  Using spare router as WiFi AP.

https://www.pine64.org/?page_id=3707 Classes at Instructables.com

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/6360916/do-mtu-modifications-impact-both-directions

Fweeb
reMarkable e-ink tablet (http://getremarkable.com) – slated for release at the end of summer 2017

Installing Arch Linux on a Surface Pro 3

Surface Pro 3 recovery image – https://www.microsoft.com/surface/en-us/support/warranty-service-and-recovery/downloadablerecoveryimage

Arch Wiki on Surface Pro 3 – https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Microsoft_Surface_Pro_3

Kernel patches were necessary to get the Type Cover to work (AUR package use 4.6. When 4.10 is released, patching won’t be necessary)

Arch Wiki for HiDPIhttps://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/HiDPI

Onboard virtual keyboard (should be available in most package repos)

Subreddit for Linux on the Surface – https://www.reddit.com/r/SurfaceLinux/

To-do:

Apply kernel patches to main 4.8/4.9 kernel

Audio configuration

Re-map pen buttons (confirm Bluetooth plays nice)

Fast screen rotation

Test mini displayport output

(I’ll try to report on these in the next show)

Jon-KT4KB

Linux Academy:   I am currently working on learning Linux Administration
https://linuxacademy.com

http://pi.gadgetoid.com/article/using-the-palm-m500-as-a-raspberry-pi-lcd

Next recording date: Jan. 6, 2017