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posted by Roy Schestowitz on Oct 04, 2023

Today in Techrights
2 days' worth
FSF celebrates forty years of GNU with a hackday for families, hackers, and hackers-to-be
Today, the GNU Project turned forty years old. To celebrate this, the Free Software Foundation (FSF) is hosting a hack day for families, students, and anyone interested in hacking
Linux Mint 21.2 “EDGE” ISO Released with Linux Kernel 6.2, Secure Boot Support
Linux Mint 21.2 “EDGE” ISO flavor is now available for download powered by Linux kernel 6.2 and featuring Secure Boot support.
elementary OS 7.1 Released with New Privacy Features, Improved AppCenter
Danielle Foré informs 9to5Linux today about the release and general availability of elementary OS 7.1 as the first major update to the Ubuntu-based distribution since elementary OS 7.0 “Horus”.
KDE Neon - A Best KDE Distribution Based on Ubuntu
KDE Neon represents the latest and, arguably, the most advanced technology developed by the KDE Community
scikit-survival 0.22.0 released
Sebastian Pölsterl's work
Audiocasts/Shows: Destination Linux, Late Night Linux, and More
4-5 new links
Godot Showcase and Other Recent Posts on Games Being Developed With Godot
escape Unity
today's howtos
many howtos for the night
Best Retro Gaming Emulators for Linux
Who doesn't love playing their favorite games from when they were younger?
GNU/Linux is Scary to Companies That Sell Windows
The most abuse we've been getting online (by far) comes from Microsoft and its associates
Life Simplicity - a mobile phone can't get you true realisation
ChatGPT or various chatbots, these “don’t understand anything and don’t know anything.”
Proprietary Stuff and Security Debacles
4 stories
Obarun alone employing a new paradigm of software building?
What is new in Obarun is the way packages are being built
Conferences: Debconf 23 and 2023 FreeBSD Vendor Summit
Conferences-related links
Programming Leftovers
Godot 3.5.3 and more
Open Hardware: Raspberry Pi 5, Arduino, and More
Raspberry Pi and more
BSD: FreeBSD, OpenBGPD, and More
My FreeBSD years and OpenBGPD 8.2
today's howtos
only 3 for now
Games: Ubuntu Summit 2023, Gearbits, Tiny Atolls, Selaco, and More
half a dozen articles
Android Leftovers
5 launchers for UI customisations to make the most of your Android smartphone
17 Top Free and Open Source Python Natural Language Processing Tools
Only free and open source software is eligible for inclusion here
KDE Promo Sprint
Slightly over a week ago, I joined my first KDE Promo sprint! My only previous experience was the KDE Plasma sprint
KStars v3.6.7 is Released
KStars v3.6.7 is released on 2023.10.03 for MacOS & Linux
10 Best LibreOffice Extensions for Everyone
Extend your LibreOffice experience with these best curated Extensions for a productive use.
Renesas RZ/G2L and RZ/V2L SMARC 2.1 system-on-modules target HMI and Edge AI applications
Renesas RZ/G2L and RZ/V2L used in the design and the microprocessors are supported by a Verified Linux Package (VLP) featuring the Civil Infrastructure Platform (CIP) Linux distribution
Introducing SpiralLinux 12.231001: Debian 12 Gets a Facelift
SpiralLinux 12.231001: Where Debian 12 ‘Bookworm’s stability meets the cutting-edge Linux kernel 6.4 for an unparalleled user experience
Ransomware Alert: Are You Using A Trusted Version Of Thunderbird
Recently, the Thunderbird team became aware of some ransomware masquerading as Thunderbird
Security Leftovers
patches and incidents
Proprietary Stuff and FUD Against GNU/Linux
Proprietary nonsense again
Python 3.12 Released
original and LWN
Kernel: Linux 6.6-rc4, Ode to Linux, Updated kernels available for antiX-23 and sid/testing users
Some kernel news
September 2023 Steam Survey: macOS and Linux dip but Linux remains above macOS
The Steam Hardware & Software Survey for September 2023 is out now and shows that both macOS and Linux have dipped down
Mission Center: A Sleek System Monitoring App for Linux
What if, one day, you find that your system is sluggish, and the default system monitor app of your distro is not helpful?
Linux gives up on 6-year LTS kernels, says they’re too much work
Linux's six-year long-term support was meant to help embedded devices
Ubuntu 23.10 seems like the usual boring update - until you dig into it
Ubuntu has been depending on baby steps to keep it moving forward. And although Mantic Minitaur might look as if it follows that pattern, there's more to it than meets the eye.
Engineering Requires Access to Code and Designs
Imagine what GNU/Linux would look like if it had to contact Microsoft and ask if it's "safe" to boot

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'Confidential Computing'? More Like a Giant Back Door.
CacheWarp AMD CPU Attack Grants Root Access in Linux VMs
Cybercrimes and Online Abuse From Extremists and Militants on a VPN/Tor
A straitjacket or lobotomy won't solve this issue
Links 02/12/2023: Pfizer Sued for Lies About Efficacy, Censorship of Scientific Dissent, More Pfizer Layoffs
Links for the day
Selling Free Software
by Richard Stallman
IRC Proceedings: Saturday, December 02, 2023
IRC logs for Saturday, December 02, 2023
Links 03/12/2023: CRISPR as Patented Minefield, Lots of Greenwashing Abound
Links for the day
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GNU/Linux news
Professor Eben Moglen: In 1991 Richard Stallman Thought GNU/Linux Was Doomed Due to Software Patents
Back when Linus Torvalds was about to release Linux Prof. Moglen and Dr. Stallman had already spent years developing GNU and refining its licence, the GPL, which Linux would later adopt
Montana’s TikTok Ban Was to Protect Free Speech and the United States' First Amendment
TikTok does not embrace Free speech
GNU/Linux Surges to Almost 4% Worldwide on Desktops/Laptops, 2% in Latest Steam Survey (Ubuntu Not the Top Distro)
We've fortunately bet on a winning platform
Links 02/12/2023: ChatGPT Drowns in Bad Press, Censorship Worldwide Increases Some More
Links for the day
[Meme] Screenshots of Web Pages (Relevant to One's Article) Are Not Copyright Infringing Anywhere in the World
bullying and hate crimes
IRC Proceedings: Friday, December 01, 2023
IRC logs for Friday, December 01, 2023
A Year of Doing Techrights 'Full Time'
been a year!
Microsoft and Its Boosters Worsen Linux Security
The circus goes on and on
Links 01/12/2023: Facebook Infested With Malicious Campaigns by Imposters, ACLU Gives Advice on Doxxing and Online Harassment
Links for the day
Just Like Its Budget Allocation, the Linux Foundation Devotes About 3% Of Its Latest Newsletter to Linux, Devotes More to Linux's Rivals
It's just exploiting the brand
Links 01/12/2023: Google Invokes Antitrust Against Microsoft
Links for the day
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GNU/Linux news
UK Government Allowing Microsoft to Take Over Activision Blizzard Will Destroy Jobs
Over 30,000 fired this year? More?
It's Cheaper to Pay Bribes (and Produce Press Releases) Than to Pay Fines (After Lots of Negative Publicity)
Does the UK still have real sovereignty or do corporations from overseas purchase decisions and outcomes?
November 2023 Over With GNU/Linux at All-Time Highs According to statCounter
ChromeOS+GNU/Linux combined are about 7% of the "market"
New Report Provides Numerical Evidence That Google Hired Too Many People From Microsoft (and Became Malicious, Evil, Sociopathic)
"Some 12,018 former Microsoft employees currently work for the search and data giant"
Google: Keep Out, Don't Save Your Files, and Also Let Us Spy on Everything You Do
Do you still trust "clown" storage?
IRC Proceedings: Thursday, November 30, 2023
IRC logs for Thursday, November 30, 2023
Links 01/12/2023: Many Suppressions in Hong Kong and Attempts to Legitimise Illegal and Unconstitutional Fake Patent 'Court' in EU (UPC)
Links for the day