Bonum Certa Men Certa

Over at Tux Machines...

posted by Roy Schestowitz on Mar 03, 2024

Nut Background

Updated This Past Day

  1. March 2024 statCounter Figures: GNU/Linux Up Again, Chromebooks Up Sharply (India Leads the Way) [original]
    In India, GNU/Linux rose above 16%
  2. 131,072 Club [original]
    We're still working to make the site leaner and faster
  3. Release Notes: Grml 2024.02 - Codename Glumpad
    new release
  4. We Know Our Legal Rights [original]
    We are turning 20 this year


  5. today's leftovers
    3 more links
  6. Free Software Lists and Static Site Generators
    some FOSS picks
  7. Distributions and Operating Systems: GNU/Linux Distros for MacBook, Tumbleweed Report, and SparkyLinux News
    3 items from the news
  8. Proprietary Stuff and Openwashing
    Openwashing by ClownFlare
  9. 2024 X.Org Board of Directors Elections timeline extended, request for nominations
    We are seeking nominations for candidates for election to the Foundation Board of Directors
  10. Open Hardware: RISC-V, Arduino, Lineage OS, Raspberry Pi, and More
    5 stories
  11. Events: GDC, 'Linux' Foundation, and KDE Release Party in Nürnberg
    past and present events
  12. Security Leftovers and Windows TCO
    Esp. Windows TCO should be noted
  13. Programming Leftovers
    musl 1.2.5 and more
  14. Shotcut 24.02 Open-Source Video Editor Released with Ambisonic Audio Support
    The open-source, cross-platform, and free video editor Shotcut has been updated to version 24.02, a release that introduces Ambisonic spatial (spherical) audio support, as well as some improvements and bug fixes.
  15. Fedora: Copr, Infra & RelEng Update, Toolbx, PHP, and OpenDKIM
    Some Fedora news
  16. today's howtos
    many howtos for the weekend
  17. Elive 3.8.40 beta released
    The Elive Team is pleased to announce the release of 3.8.40 Beta
  18. coreboot 24.02 and 24.02.1 released!
    The coreboot project is happy to announce our release for February 2024
  19. GNOME 46 to Ship with Experimental Variable Refresh Rate (VRR) Support
    The long-awaited support for variable refresh rate (VRR) in GNOME is finally coming with the next major version of the popular desktop environment, GNOME 46, due out later this month.
  20. today's leftovers
    3 more links
  21. Free, Libre, and Open Source Software Leftovers
    FOSS links, Web focused
  22. Programming Leftovers
    Programming links
  23. Windows TCO Leftovers
    Windows TCO cautionary tales
  24. Hacking or Open Hardware: Raspberry Pi, Commodore, and More
    many stories connected to hardware projects
  25. Games: Proton 9.0, Megacopter: Blades of the Goddess, and More
    9 storries about gaming
  26. Android Leftovers
    A redesigned Beeper app for Android is on the way, CEO shares details
  27. Beelink SEi12 i7-12650H mini PC review – Part 3: Ubuntu 22.04 Linux
    We then installed Ubuntu 22.04.3 ISO from a USB flash without any issues
  28. Track Your Meds: Dosage, the Open-Source Linux App
    This app makes it easy to keep up with your medications
  29. New Accessible-Coconut version 22.04.03 released!
    It is evident from the feedback received over the past few years that the Accessible-Coconut GNU/Linux operating system represents a significant advancement in enhancing the lives of individuals with visual impairments
  30. Zentyal 8.0
    Release coming
  31. Glances, Git, and Bugs
    Development-oriented articles from techtarget
  32. Proprietary AWS and "Amazon Linux 2023"
    Some AWS updates
  33. Today in Techrights
    Some of the latest articles
  34. FUD, Security News, and Windows TCO
    lies and breaches
  35. Linux-based ctrlX OS support for congatec Computer-on-Modules
    Bosch Rexroth has opened up the Linux-based ctrlX OS operating system for embedded computer applications from congatec.
  36. Best email client for Linux 2024
    Manage your mail easily and efficiently with the best communications suite for any Linux distro


  37. Linux Foundation Working for Microsoft and for Bill Gates
    once again

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

Other Recent Techrights' Posts

Richard Stallman's Next Public Talk is on Friday, 17:30 in Córdoba (Spain), FSF Cannot Mention It
Any attempt to marginalise founders isn't unprecedented as a strategy
On DebConf and Debian 'Bedroom Nepotism' (Connected to Canonical, Red Hat, and Google)
Why the public must know suppressed facts (which women themselves are voicing concerns about; some men muzzle them to save face)
Several Years After Vista 11 Came Out Few People in Africa Use It, Its Relative Share Declines (People Delete It and Move to BSD/GNU/Linux?)
These trends are worth discussing
Canonical, Ubuntu & Debian DebConf19 Diversity Girls email
Reprinted with permission from
Links 23/04/2024: Escalations Around Poland, Microsoft Shares Dumped
Links for the day
Gemini Links 23/04/2024: Offline PSP Media Player and OpenBSD on ThinkPad
Links for the day
Amaya Rodrigo Sastre, Holger Levsen & Debian DebConf6 fight
Reprinted with permission from
DebConf8: who slept with who? Rooming list leaked
Reprinted with permission from
Bruce Perens & Debian: swiping the Open Source trademark
Reprinted with permission from
Ean Schuessler & Debian SPI OSI trademark disputes
Reprinted with permission from
Windows in Sudan: From 99.15% to 2.12%
With conflict in Sudan, plus the occasional escalation/s, buying a laptop with Vista 11 isn't a high priority
Anatomy of a Cancel Mob Campaign
how they go about
[Meme] The 'Cancel Culture' and Its 'Hit List'
organisers are being contacted by the 'cancel mob'
IRC Proceedings: Monday, April 22, 2024
IRC logs for Monday, April 22, 2024
Over at Tux Machines...
GNU/Linux news for the past day
Don't trust me. Trust the voters.
Reprinted with permission from Daniel Pocock
Chris Lamb & Debian demanded Ubuntu censor my blog
Reprinted with permission from
Ean Schuessler, Branden Robinson & Debian SPI accounting crisis
Reprinted with permission from
William Lee Irwin III, Michael Schultheiss & Debian, Oracle, Russian kernel scandal
Reprinted with permission from
Microsoft's Windows Down to 8% in Afghanistan According to statCounter Data
in Vietnam Windows is at 8%, in Iraq 4.9%, Syria 3.7%, and Yemen 2.2%
[Meme] Only Criminals Would Want to Use Printers?
The EPO's war on paper
EPO: We and Microsoft Will Spy on Everything (No Physical Copies)
The letter is dated last Thursday
Links 22/04/2024: Windows Getting Worse, Oligarch-Owned Media Attacking Assange Again
Links for the day
Links 21/04/2024: LINUX Unplugged and 'Screen Time' as the New Tobacco
Links for the day
Gemini Links 22/04/2024: Health Issues and Online Documentation
Links for the day
What Fake News or Botspew From Microsoft Looks Like... (Also: Techrights to Invest 500 Billion in Datacentres by 2050!)
Sededin Dedovic (if that's a real name) does Microsoft stenography
Stefano Maffulli's (and Microsoft's) Openwashing Slant Initiative (OSI) Report Was Finalised a Few Months Ago, Revealing Only 3% of the Money Comes From Members/People
Microsoft's role remains prominent (for OSI to help the attack on the GPL and constantly engage in promotion of proprietary GitHub)
[Meme] Master Engineer, But Only They Can Say It
One can conclude that "inclusive language" is a community-hostile trolling campaign
[Meme] It Takes Three to Grant a Monopoly, Or... Injunction Against Staff Representatives
Quality control
[Video] EPO's "Heart of Staff Rep" Has a Heartless New Rant
The wordplay is just for fun
An Unfortunate Miscalculation Of Capital
Reprinted with permission from Andy Farnell
[Video] Online Brigade Demands That the Person Who Started GNU/Linux is Denied Public Speaking (and Why FSF Cannot Mention His Speeches)
So basically the attack on RMS did not stop; even when he's ill with cancer the cancel culture will try to cancel him, preventing him from talking (or be heard) about what he started in 1983
Online Brigade Demands That the Person Who Made Nix Leaves Nix for Not Censoring People 'Enough'
Trying to 'nix' the founder over alleged "safety" of so-called 'minorities'
[Video] Inauthentic Sites and Our Upcoming Publications
In the future, at least in the short term, we'll continue to highlight Debian issues
List of Debian Suicides & Accidents
Reprinted with permission from
Jens Schmalzing & Debian: rooftop fall, inaccurately described as accident
Reprinted with permission from
[Teaser] EPO Leaks About EPO Leaks
Yo dawg!
On Wednesday IBM Announces 'Results' (Partial; Bad Parts Offloaded Later) and Red Hat Has Layoffs Anniversary
There's still expectation that Red Hat will make more staff cuts
IBM: We Are No Longer Pro-Nazi (Not Anymore)
Historically, IBM has had a nazi problem
Bad faith: attacking a volunteer at a time of grief, disrespect for the sanctity of human life
Reprinted with permission from Daniel Pocock
Bad faith: how many Debian Developers really committed suicide?
Reprinted with permission from Daniel Pocock
Over at Tux Machines...
GNU/Linux news for the past day
IRC Proceedings: Sunday, April 21, 2024
IRC logs for Sunday, April 21, 2024
A History of Frivolous Filings and Heavy Drug Use
So the militant was psychotic due to copious amounts of marijuana
Bad faith: suicide, stigma and tarnishing
Reprinted with permission from Daniel Pocock
UDRP Legitimate interests: EU whistleblower directive, workplace health & safety concerns
Reprinted with permission from Daniel Pocock
Links 21/04/2024: Earth Day Coming, Day of Rest, Excess Deaths Hidden by Manipulation
Links for the day
Bad faith: no communication before opening WIPO UDRP case
Reprinted with permission from Daniel Pocock
Bad faith: real origins of harassment and evidence
Reprinted with permission from Daniel Pocock
Links 21/04/2024: Censorship Abundant, More Decisions to Quit Social Control Media
Links for the day
Bad faith: Debian Community domain used for harassment after WIPO seizure
Reprinted with permission from Daniel Pocock
If Red Hat/IBM Was a Restaurant...
Two hours ago in
Why We Republish Articles From Debian Disguised.Work (Formerly Debian.Community)
articles at aren't easy to find
Google: We Run and Fund Diversity Programs, Please Ignore How Our Own Staff Behaves
censorship is done by the recipients of the grants
Paul Tagliamonte & Debian Outreachy OPW dating
Reprinted with permission from
Disguised.Work unmasked, Debian-private fresh leaks
Reprinted with permission from
[Meme] Fake European Patents Helped Fund the War on Ukraine
The European Patent Office (EPO) does not serve the interests of Europe
European Patent Office (EPO) Has Serious Safety Issues, This New Report Highlights Some of Them
9-page document that was released to staff a couple of days ago
IRC Proceedings: Saturday, April 20, 2024
IRC logs for Saturday, April 20, 2024
Over at Tux Machines...
GNU/Linux news for the past day
Microsoft-Run FUD Machine Wants Nobody to Pay Attention to Microsoft Getting Cracked All the Time
Fear, Uncertainty, Doubt (FUD) is the business model of "modern" media
Torvalds Fed Up With "AI" Passing Fad, Calls It "Autocorrect on Steroids."
and Microsoft pretends that it is speaking for Linux
Gemini Links 21/04/2024: Minecraft Ruined
Links for the day