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    Phoronix: Huawei Laptops Seeing Support Improvements With Linux 5.5 Kernel

    Huawei laptops will see some support improvements with the upcoming Linux 5.5 kernel cycle...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...ux-5.5-Improve

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    Something good may just come out of this Huawei ban after all.

    I Huawei makes their laptops as kernel friendly as Dell, we have another strong Linux manufacturer.

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    • #3
      Originally posted by 144Hz View Post
      Huawei? That’s Deepin with Qt spy modules preinstalled. Byebye Privacy.
      Ok you gotta stop with these kinda BS without actual proof.. The only thing that was found in this Open Source project so far in Deepin was a CNZZ for statistic which is the same thing as Google Analytics in China.. Why do you wanna put down an open source project just because it's from China??
      Last edited by clementhk; 27 October 2019, 10:36 AM.

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      • #4
        Originally posted by clementhk View Post

        Ok you gotta stop with these kinda BS without actual proof.. The only thing that was found in this Open Source project so far in Deepin was a CNZZ for statistic which is the same thing as Google Analytics in China.. Why do you wanna put down an open source project just because it's from China??
        Because all entities are powerless when it comes to government in China. In US all entities actually have some power to defend themselves from government. First one being power separation. In China its one entity CPP that has absolute power and has bad track record on spying. e.g manufacturers selling phones in china have to have government software that sends back data about Chinese citizens when they are outside of china, also ban on encryption algorithms in China...

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        • #5
          Originally posted by 144Hz View Post
          Huawei? That’s Deepin with Qt spy modules preinstalled. Byebye Privacy.
          You cast, I bite I guess.

          https://youtu.be/A0w5GOYiPhY

          https://www.deepin.org/en/2018/04/14...s-not-spyware/

          http://hostswebsite.com/is-deepin-li...e-controversy/

          The desktop is definitely eye candy, but unfortunately it is dog slow compared to its peers.

          How many OS'es put up a nag warning that you are running them in a VM?

          Their are column inches of discussion on Quora and Reddit on the issue.

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          • #6
            Originally posted by paupav View Post

            Because all entities are powerless when it comes to government in China. In US all entities actually have some power to defend themselves from government. First one being power separation. In China its one entity CPP that has absolute power and has bad track record on spying. e.g manufacturers selling phones in china have to have government software that sends back data about Chinese citizens when they are outside of china, also ban on encryption algorithms in China...
            tbh atm i have more trust in china's hw and oss than in anything us based

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            • #7
              Originally posted by paupav View Post

              Because all entities are powerless when it comes to government in China. In US all entities actually have some power to defend themselves from government. First one being power separation. In China its one entity CPP that has absolute power and has bad track record on spying. e.g manufacturers selling phones in china have to have government software that sends back data about Chinese citizens when they are outside of china, also ban on encryption algorithms in China...
              Defending or not, US companies spy on you as well, not to mention the NSA.

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              • #8
                Originally posted by paupav View Post

                Because all entities are powerless when it comes to government in China. In US all entities actually have some power to defend themselves from government. First one being power separation. In China its one entity CPP that has absolute power and has bad track record on spying. e.g manufacturers selling phones in china have to have government software that sends back data about Chinese citizens when they are outside of china, also ban on encryption algorithms in China...
                Yeah, keep telling yourself that. BTW, how is that Intel chip (IME) on your laptop/desktop/server doing, while you are not around...

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                • #9
                  The US doesn't jail you for using VPNs etc or punish companies for not putting backdoors in their products.

                  The Chinese Gov can force companies to put back doors in their products at any time, and since I think Deepin builds aren't even reproducible, you wouldn't even be able to tell there isn't a backdoor because there's no way to verify the binary matches the source code.

                  Deepin rebuilds, such as on Fedora are probably fine, but Deepin OS I personally wouldn't touch for that very reason.

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by Vistaus View Post

                    Defending or not, US companies spy on you as well, not to mention the NSA.
                    In China you can send SMS that contains words "tiananmen square massacre" to other person, you will see it as delivered but other person won't receive it. They are applying real time filters to all communication inside China! Thats why all complex encryption algorithms are banned. US might be crazy but not that crazy.
                    Also China is seriously interfering with how companies work. Not to mention that all bigger companies have to have communist committee. Actual government body in companies!
                    Last edited by paupav; 27 October 2019, 04:02 PM.

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