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  • Librem 5 Dev Kit Can At Least Run Quake II Now, Progress On Adopting Linux 5.2

    Phoronix: Librem 5 Dev Kit Can At Least Run Quake II Now, Progress On Adopting Linux 5.2

    Purism today issued their June software status update on how things are going with bringing up their privacy-minded Linux software stack for their Librem 5 smartphone. On the software side things are still moving along though still rather primitive with a goal of shipping in Q3. Similarly, this status update lacks any talk of the hardware progress for seeing how that is moving if there is any chance of shipping their planned phone next month after already having been setback twice...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...5-Runs-Quake-2

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    Great. One more step towards Xonotic on a phone.

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    • #3
      Stacking up nice.

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      • #4
        Heh so at least opengl works, or was it vulkan version of it. Just reminds me how nokia n900 with gtk based maemo ran Quake 3 at the year 2009.

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        • #5
          Originally posted by tuke81 View Post
          Heh so at least opengl works, or was it vulkan version of it. Just reminds me how nokia n900 with gtk based maemo ran Quake 3 at the year 2009.
          Quake 2 had a software renderer (I used it to port Q2 to PS2 Linux back then). The blog doesn't give enough information to know what renderer is used in the video.

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