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PinePhone Picked Up Manjaro, and Why We Are Not Happy

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 SOURCE:  https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2020/08/pinephone-manjaro-community-edition So, PinePhone made the mistake of picking up Manjaro. Now, not everyone is going to hate this. That is perfectly fine. Now, would Arisblu be a better option? Well, soon, yeah. However, this isn't against us and PinePhone for not helping with development of our mobile edition of Arisblu. If that was our issue, this blog post would be titled "Why PinePhone Should Use Arisblu Mobile" because who honestly cares if we think we are better than Manjaro for mobile. No, our issue is Manjaro, and... well a lot is wrong with Manjaro. On a technological level, on a logical level, on a trust level, Manjaro should have never been the main OS on ANY PinePhone edition. So let me explain: Technological Issues: Manjaro is an Arch distribution. This means the technological backend is a slightly modified Arch Install but with several issues. First is the desktops, while they work, the mobile one feels off, and

DotBrowser Updates - What to expect in Arisblu's Browser

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 DotBrowser is a web browser designed by DotHQ, a group that is basically British Mozilla. We love these guys, and while there isn't much for them to show off, Fivnex is going to actively work with the DotHQ group to build better products, and integrate better privacy for users of Arisblu. Let's talk about changes to the DotBrowser since the last time we mentioned them: Goodbye Electron Not too long ago, an update to the DotHQ website appeared. If it is difficult to read, it state s " All Dot Browser versions based on Electron will become deprecated soon, learn more ." The learn more button states that they will be switching to FireFox as a base. This is great in so many uncountable ways. First, we get the best developer tools. I know I took the screenshot on Chrome but I have simply been too lazy to install FireFox on my Windows-based PC. Since I actively use both developer tools in FireFox and Chrome, I can say they are different, but FireFox is better. While the de