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What have you been playing recently? Come tell us what you think about it
6 April 2020 at 7:12 pm UTC

TemTem. Runs great in Proton and it's actually very good.

System76 formally tease their new 'Lemur Pro' laptop as their most open yet
27 March 2020 at 3:03 pm UTC Likes: 2

scaine..."get used to using it"? Why? I want to punch walls after 10 seconds of fighting with that finicky, innaccurate button monstrosity. It doesn't just look awful, it is awful. No thanks.

Not you specifically, I was speaking in general.

As for accuracy, I'm able to play FPS with it. Of course, I don't do it (although I do play turn based strategies with it), but I tried it few times and did reasonably well. I would like to see someone do the same with a touchpad.

Cyba.CowboyI'd be more concerned that the "rubber" part of the trackpoint would wear away over time... You don't have the problem with trackpads.

I had my laptop for 4-5 years and use it every day. No sign of wearing away yet.

System76 formally tease their new 'Lemur Pro' laptop as their most open yet
26 March 2020 at 7:53 pm UTC

scaine
RoosterWhy do you hate trackpoint? I mean I get why you would not want to use one, but the way Thinkpad integrates it, it is not really in the way is it?

Hate is indeed probably too strong a word. I don't like how it looks, and I absolutely do hate using one, but I can tolerate its existence if I must. But give me the option to remove it? I'll take that option!

The thing is, once you get used to using it, your brain will not want to go back to just touchpad. I don't have it on my business laptop, yet my hands automatically go to the trackpoint position every time.

I mean, if I had to decide whether to buy a trackpoint laptop with Windows preinstalled or laptop without trackpoint, I'll go for the second option. But if I have the option to buy a laptop with trackpoint without Windows, I'll take it ;)

System76 formally tease their new 'Lemur Pro' laptop as their most open yet
24 March 2020 at 10:33 am UTC

Why do you hate trackpoint? I mean I get why you would not want to use one, but the way Thinkpad integrates it, it is not really in the way is it?

System76 formally tease their new 'Lemur Pro' laptop as their most open yet
24 March 2020 at 5:07 am UTC Likes: 1

gregfI want AMD not intel, and I want a good keyboard like on a think pad. Till then it's a no go for me.

This. I need trackpoint on my keyboard. It is such an underestimated feature.

Privacy-focused Linux vendor Purism announces the stylish Librem Mini
19 March 2020 at 3:39 pm UTC

I want to like it, but I just don't see the point of it. For gaming, I can buy a laptop without OS for similar price with dedicated GPU.

Proton GE has a fresh new build out with lots of updates and special fixes
31 January 2020 at 2:10 pm UTC Likes: 1

Valve should really implement this into Steam itself. I'm no expert, but it seems to me that it would be quite easy to do.

Co-op first-person spaceship command game PULSAR: Lost Colony now has a proper tutorial
29 January 2020 at 11:38 am UTC

Kyrottimus
RoosterI've been meaning to play this for a long time. Anyone up to form a crew?

I'm up, I currently live in UTC -7 and typically am available Friday-Sunday in the evenings or Mon-Thursday from around 5-8pm.


That would be tricky, since I am UTC+1, meaning your evening is my late night. And then there is the ping issue.

Co-op first-person spaceship command game PULSAR: Lost Colony now has a proper tutorial
28 January 2020 at 12:05 pm UTC

I've been meaning to play this for a long time. Anyone up to form a crew?

Linux gaming night: Shotgun Farmers - come join tonight
25 January 2020 at 3:50 pm UTC Likes: 1

Tonight I can't, but otherwise great idea, I hope we will see more of these in the future.

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