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Ubuntu 22.10 on the Asus ROG Strix G15


Upgrading my laptop to the new Ubuntu release broke the audio, but that isn't really news - the sound system in many ASUS laptops, specifically the ALC294 chip in these machines tends to be a real pain to get working. This guide is mainly for myself, but I figured other people might appreciate it. These […]

Preliminary Testing Ubuntu on the Steam Deck


Ubuntu 22.04 runs on Steam Deck fairly well right off the USB. Booting from the drive and getting to a desktop is no big deal, and the "Try Ubuntu" desktop mode starts up and runs. The things that seem to work were: The graphics stack - video is accelerated properly, and the GPU seems active. […]

Sigh


gamers, talking to Ubuntu devs: we want better performance and access to bleeding-edge drivers Ubuntu devs: snaps? gamers: no, performance and drivers Ubuntu devs: snaps! gamers: bye

Firefucked


Oh Firefox. Oh, my sweet summer child, this will probably kill you. My anger is palpable and my disappointment immeasurable. Snaps suck. They are slow to load, hard to manage, have exactly zero GUI apps for handling them, and to top it off, the second keystroke in every snap I've ever tried to use gets […]

Shenmue 3 on Ubuntu


So, if you're wondering if Shenmue III runs on Linux, the answer is yes. I see. Installation is about as basic as it gets: fire up Lutris, pick the Epic Games Store installer, install and run that, then install and run Shenmue 3 from the launcher. That's it. That's all. It just works. Likely on […]

THIS IS SUPER ANNOYING.


Not only does it screw up debugging, it also makes it nearly impossible to play games that have some startup time associated with them. EDIT: It's getting fixed. Grr. Source: """ is not responding" dialog caused shell to become unresponsive (#1607) · Issues · GNOME / gnome-shell · GitLab