384: Born To Run Fedora
It's light as a feather, fast as hell, and everything is upstream. The ThinkPad X1 Carbon ships with Fedora, and this week we put it to the test.
Plus community news, feedback, and a great pick.
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- Lenovo begins rollout of Fedora Linux on their laptops, Ubuntu systems due soon — As the Fedora team mentioned in the original announcement, it's coming without any bloat as they said Lenovo "respects our open source principles". The only software they will have is from the included repositories, no extra fluff.
- ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8 Spec (PDF)
- HW probe of Chris’ ThinkPad X1 Carbon
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- Feedback: Rob’s Academic Tuxies
- Rob’s blog: FOSS Academic
- Feedback from Marcus: The Best Top Tool
- Glances — An Eye on your system
- Pick: pbgopy — Copy and paste between devices.
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