Introducing the Librem 11

no, it was not

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no, it’s phosh.

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Is Qubes OS supported on the Librem 11?

Qubes has been tested on the Librem 11. Yes, it can run, performance wise it is slower than a Debian image (which also has been tested and runs), or PureOS. Fedora has also been tested and it boots and runs.

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Since the display is AMOLED. it will be interesting to see whether a dark theme results in longer run time for a given brightness setting.

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I hardly see why not.

It could get lost in the noise of other energy guzzling and/or the display electronics might not be well designed.

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Any chance that you could submit an HCL report?
In my opinion, Qubes may be the main selling point of Librem 11, as it’s the only tablet suitable to run it. I hope you can offer it preinstalled, too.

With Qubes, you basically don’t need to care about trusting WiFi/camera/mic or about kill switches, since it’s hardware isolation is practically unbreakable. You simply stop sys-usb VM to make sure they all are off.

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That depends on how much you trust Qubes OS against your threat model’s capabilities of defeating it within a specified time frame.

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Famous last words. :stuck_out_tongue:

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@FranklyFlawless @prolog
Last time Qubes isolation was broken in 2006 and done by Qubes founder herself, so judge by yourself:

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Isn’t Qubes with 8GB RAM pretty constrained?

You claim the Librem 11 is the “only tablet suitable to run it [QubesOS]”? Why wouldn’t the above-discussed Starlite Mk V tablet work? [ It works with Coreboot, it has more RAM (16GB), it has a more capable CPU, etc. ]

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Yes, but the form-factor is much better for traveling. You have to run less VMs simultaneously of course.

Maybe it will work, but AFAIK nobody tried that. Purism in general cares that their devices run Qubes well.

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None of the as shipped apps that I have opened so far have that close button (x). A hamburger menu is the top rightmost icon and it does not have a close option. Apps are always fullscreen and the only way I’ve found to close them is to drag the window way way up so that it minimzes. It then has a hidden X that I have never been able to find with my finger (the app always re-maximizes whenever I try). The only way I’ve found to close an app is to drag drag drag it way way up to minimize it, then hover over the top right area with the pen until the X (well inside from the corner appears. Then I can tap the X with the pen and the app closes.

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I’ve got my L11 yesterday. How can I take photos? I installed the app camera.app but this does not see the camera.

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The GNOME webcam app is called “Cheese”, it’s there in the Librem 11 OS image, answered that here too :slightly_smiling_face: L11: camera support - #2 by jonathon.hall

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What is the official CLI way to update the Librem 11?

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Same as debian derivative:

sudo apt update

sudo apt full-upgrade

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What is the maximum brightness of the Librem 11’s display?

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The Librem 11 display is 350 nits.

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