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  1. Free Software and Programming Leftovers
    FOSS leftovers
  2. Games: Godot 4.1.4 RC 2 & 4.2.2 RC 3, ProtonUp-Qt Update
    Some gaming related stuff
  3. Distributions and Operating Systems: Debian, OpenSUSE, and Haiku
    3 OS related updates
  4. Security Leftovers and Windows TCO
    Windows TCO remains the main issue
  5. Season of KDE 2024 and This Week in GNOME
    KDE and GNOME news
  6. Fedora, CentOS, Red Hat, and IBM
    Some Red Hat stuff
  7. Bits in Arduino: Automatic Irrigation and Espresso Machine
    a couple of Arduino projects
  8. today's howtos
    many howtos for Saturday
  9. Audiocasts/Shows: Linux Out Loud, Hackaday, and The Linux Link Tech Show
    3 new episodes
  10. dysk | The Stupendous Filesystem Listing Utility
    dysk a must-have for GNU/Linux users
  11. PostgreSQL: Greenmask v0.1.7 and pgtt v3.2
    2 new releases
  12. Code Exploits
    The factory bosses had journalists beaten up and, with the help of BigTech and mainstream media played the Western press with apologetic, disinformation and fake stories of happy workers
  13. Ubuntu 24.10 and Debian Trixie Are Getting a Refined APT Command-Line Interface
    Ubuntu 24.10 and Debian GNU/Linux 13 will feature a refined command-line feel for the APT package manager with columnar display, colors, and more padding for structured package information.
  14. Ensuring KEcoLab Stability: Introducing Dedicated CI-Test
    KEcoLab, a tool for measuring software energy consumption, needs robust testing to ensure its functionality after every code change
  15. Debian Package Tracker: Accepted apt 2.9.0 (source) into unstable
    Introduce the new terse apt output format 3.0
  16. FFmpeg 7.0 "Dijkstra": Best New Features
    The new FFmpeg 7.0 major release brings parallel processing, MPEG-5 EVC support and more.
  17. Kodi 21.0 “Omega”: A Must-Have Update for Everyone
    Kodi 21.0, the major update which you can’t afford to miss!
  18. today's leftovers
    mostly FOSS stories
  19. Windows TCO Leftovers
    2 new examples
  20. Android Leftovers
    5 Unexpected Devices That Run Android
  21. today's howtos
    half a dozen howtos
  22. Oracle Announces Availability of New DTrace 2.0 for Linux
    Oracle's new DTrace version promises feature-complete system tracing for all Linux users
  23. pimpd2 – Perl Interface for Music Player Daemon
    This is free and open source software written in Perl
  24. Best Free and Open Source Softwarea And Web Frameworks
    We recommend the best free and open source alternatives
  25. More ads are set to plague your Windows 11 PC, thanks to Microsoft
    It’s no secret that Windows 11 continues to endure a rocky reputation
  26. This week in KDE: Explicit Sync
    This week something big got merged: support for Explicit Sync on Wayland
  27. Linux-compatible AIO-3562JQ equipped with Rockchip RK3562J SoC
    T-Firefly has committed to supporting a range of Linux-based operating systems
  28. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7: End of compliance content on June 30, 2024
    The RHEL 7 scap-security-guide package will no longer be updated
  29. Games: Proton Experimental, RimWorld and More
    half a dozen picks from gamingonlinux
  30. Today in Techrights
    Some of the latest articles
  31. Open Hardware: Fairbuds, Raspberry Pi, and SparkFun Thing Plus
    4 stories about devices
  32. Audiocasts/Shows: BSD Now, “What’s in the SOSS?”, and More
    new and old
  33. Fedora DEI PR (Capable Developers Have Mostly Fled), IBM Layoffs in Several Countries
    Some Red Hat/IBM news
  34. Programming Leftovers and Kernel Work
    Some Linux news too
  35. PostgreSQL and Redis Leftovers
    3 stories
  36. Security Leftovers and Windows TCO
    incidents and Windows TCO examples
  37. today's howtos
    only 3 howtos for now
  38. Linux: From Basement Burner to Almost-Cool Cousin
    with a whole 4% desktop market share, Linux might not be dethroning Windows anytime soon, but here’s the thing: that 4% is growing, and it’s growing for a reason
  39. A Linux Machine for a Few Bucks
    Uros Popovic's project demonstrates how you can create your own practical Linux computer, completely from scratch, for about $5.
  40. Best Games For Linux
    Players can enjoy some of the industry's best games on Linux, although some require a bit more work than others.
  41. Penguin parade: Sinevibes now does Linux
    Love Linux? Time to show it: CDM fave Sinevibes has brought their Integer effect plug-in to Linux-native VST3. So it’d be great to hear from Linux-using CDMers about this one.

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