Asahi Linux team reports that it is now usable on Apple Silicon Macs.

… M1 Macs are actually usable as desktop Linux machines! While there is no GPU acceleration yet, the M1’s CPUs are so powerful that a software-rendered desktop is actually faster on them than on e.g. Rockchip ARM64 machines with hardware acceleration.

Asahi Linux, Progress Report: September 2021

Asahi Linux: Progress report: September 2021

Reference: Linux is now ‘usable as a basic desktop’ for M1 Macs



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QA engineer:

Business as usual.


Business as usual.

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