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Updated This Past Day

  1. Android Leftovers
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  2. GNOME 46 Desktop Environment Is Now Available for Public Beta Testing
    The GNOME Project released today the beta version of the upcoming GNOME 46 desktop environment series for public testing ahead of the final release on March 20th, 2024.


  3. Hong Kong: GNU/Linux at Over 6%, Based on statCounter [original]
    Are the reasons political?


  4. More Microsoft Layoffs Reported Today
    Ireland and Korea
  5. Free, Libre, and Open Source Software Leftovers
    FOSS news and views
  6. Programming Leftovers
    Go, Python, and more
  7. Emborg – Front-End to BorgBackup
    The best Linux backup software will keep you covered when you accidentally delete files
  8. openSUSE’s Agama Installer Takes Shape
    Agama's 2024 roadmap reveals ambitious milestones
  9. Windows TCO and Security Leftovers
    Some security related news
  10. 21 Best Free and Open Source Linux Task Managers
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  11. today's howtos
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  12. Best Free and Open Source Alternatives to Apple Bluetooth File Exchange
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  13. IOL HAT: Enhancing Smart Sensor Integration for Raspberry Pi and Industrial Applications
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  14. Red Hat Leftovers
    a little Fedora too
  15. Open Hardware/Modding: USB-NeoHub, SunFounder GalaxyRVR Mars Rover, and Raspberry Pi
    Some hardware projects and fun
  16. GNOME Desktop/GTK: This Week in GNOME, Cambalache Gtk4 Port, and Sam Thursfield's Status Update
    Some GNOME news/updates
  17. Games: Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition, Metro Exodus, Native GNU/Linux Clients, and Linux- or Raspberry Pi RP2040-Based Game Boy
    4 stories abouut gaming
  18. today's howtos
    evening batch of howtos; more soon
  19. Ubuntu 24.04 LTS Desktop Installer Will Be Updated with Accessibility Features
    The Ubuntu Desktop team has updated the Ubuntu Desktop Installer with various accessibility features for the upcoming Ubuntu 24.04 LTS (Noble Numbat) operating system series.
  20. Darktable 4.6.1 Released with Performance Improvements and Bug Fixes
    The darktable 4.6.1 open-source, free, and cross-platform RAW image editor has been released today as the first maintenance update in the latest darktable 4.6 stable series.
  21. GNOME 45.4 Released with Bug Fixes for GNOME Shell, Tweaks, Music, and Maps
    The GNOME Project released today GNOME 45.4 as the fourth maintenance update to the latest GNOME 45 “Riga” desktop environment series to address more bugs, crashes, and other issues.
  22. This week in KDE: longstanding issues crushed
    This week the focus was on annoying longstanding issues, and a whole bunch of them are now history
  23. today's leftovers
    another 4 links
  24. Today in Techrights
    Some of the latest articles
  25. Security Leftovers
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  26. Exploring Agama's 2024 Roadmap
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  27. Linux 6.7.5, 6.6.17, and 6.1.78
    stable releases and more
  28. Stepping back into the refreshingly free world of Linux
    MSM coverage


  29. Amid Trade War and Diplomatic Tensions Microsoft Windows Falls to All-Time Low in China, According to statCounter [original]
    Desktop Operating System Market Share China: Jan 2009 - Feb 2024

    The corresponding text-only bulletin for Saturday contains all the text.

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