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Updated This Past Day

  1. Wine 9.7 Debuts with Enhanced ARM64X Support
    Wine 9.7 is here with ARM64X build system support and a revamped Vulkan driver


  2. Programming Leftovers
    and some Linux graphics
  3. Copyleft licenses are not “restrictive”
    Aside: Free software is not synonymous with copyleft
  4. Distributions and Operating Systems: Ubuntu, Debian, OpenSUSE, and Quirky
    4 distros
  5. Thunderbird on Exchange Support and Mozilla’s IRL Podcast
    a couple of Mozilla picks
  6. Security and Windows TCO Leftovers
    Patches, FUD, and Microsoft
  7. Devices: Hacking, Projects, and Hardware Products With Linux Preference
    some hardware related news
  8. today's howtos
    first howtos batch for today
  9. Fedora and Red Hat Leftovers
    Not much for today
  10. Proprietary Veeam Targets Oracle Linu
    expansion of support
  11. Programming Leftovers
    Programming related links with some emphasis on R
  12. Free, Libre, and Open Source Software and Openwashing Leftovers
    FOSS and fakes
  13. today's leftovers
    4 more links for now
  14. Open Hardware: ESP32, Raspberry Pi, and More
    7 projects and similar news items
  15. today's howtos
    several howtos for now
  16. 5 open-source alternatives to Google apps
    Escape the Google comfort zone with these open-source gems
  17. Games: Godot Engine, Stardew Valley, Phantom Fury, and More
    half a dozen articles from gamingonlinux
  18. Biblioteca – browse and read GNOME documentation
    This is free and open source software
  19. Miracle-WM 0.2.0 Brings Floating Window Manager Support
    Miracle-WM 0.2.0, a new Wayland compositor based on Ubuntu’s MIR
  20. Linux Mint vs LMDE: Which Should You Choose?
    Linux Mint and Linux Mint Debian Edition (LMDE) scored the highest in our Linux Distro Reviews series, but which should you choose...
  21. FIREBAT T8 Plus Mini PC Running Linux: Installing and Configuring EndeavourOS
    EndeavourOS is an Arch-based Linux distribution which provides an Arch experience without the hassle of installing it manually
  22. An introduction to ONLYOFFICE for Linux
    This completely open-sourced solution can be installed and used in several ways, but can also be used directly locally on your Linux system
  23. Best Free and Open Source API Documentation Browsers, Alternatives to Adobe Photoshop Express, and Graphical MPD Clients
    We only recommend free and open source software
  24. Different Linux Distributions
    Because Linux is an open source operating system, combinations of software vary between Linux distros
  25. This week in KDE: sprints, enhancements, and kebabs
    This week I’m attending two sprints...
  26. Xubuntu 24.04 LTS: Best New Features
    We outline the list of new features of Xubuntu 24.04 LTS release and additional updates for this version.
  27. Today in Techrights
    Some of the latest articles
  28. Jussi Pakkanen: CapyPDF 0.10.0 is out
    Perhaps the most interesting feature is that this new version reduces the number of external dependencies by almost 15%

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

    Top-read articles (excluding bot/crawler visits):

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    961 /n/2024/04/03/Ubuntu_24_04_LTS_Beta_Release_Postponed_Due_to_Security_Concern.shtml
    933 /n/2024/04/15/New_Updates_in_PCLinuxOS.shtml
    874 /n/2024/04/13/Ubuntu_24_10_and_Debian_Trixie_Are_Getting_a_Refined_APT_Comman.shtml
    814 /n/2024/04/14/Security_Leftovers.shtml
    801 /n/2024/04/15/Mastodon_Tale.shtml
    791 /n/2024/04/15/Mozilla_Firefox_125_Is_Now_Available_for_Download_This_Is_What_.shtml
    772 /n/2024/04/14/today_s_howtos.shtml
    761 /n/2024/03/29/A_backdoor_in_xz.shtml
    761 /n/2024/04/17/Torvalds_complicates_his_use_of_indentation_in_Linux_Kconfig.shtml
    759 /n/2024/04/15/Go_Static.shtml
    739 /n/2024/04/14/Software_Leftovers.shtml
    727 /n/2024/04/16/today_s_howtos.shtml

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