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posted by Roy Schestowitz on Oct 02, 2023,
updated Oct 02, 2023

Penguin at the north pole

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DebConf23 Coverage From Jonathan McDowell and Jonathan Carter
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Understanding GNU and Richard Stallman Battling Cancer
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9 Sparkling Free and Open Source CLI Linux Time Trackers
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Is Linux Truly The Best Privacy Alternative For The Average User?
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Security Leftovers
just 3 links for now
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FLOSS Weekly, YouTube Videos, and The Linux Link Tech Show
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today's howtos
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Perl Programming
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Ubuntu 23.10 Will Officially Support the Raspberry Pi 5
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Android Leftovers
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From Liam Dawe
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Free Software is a Story of People, Not Just Code
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3 links
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