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posted by Roy Schestowitz on Apr 24, 2024

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Updated This Past Day

  1. EdgeDB 5.0 Launches with Branching Functionality
    EdgeDB 5.0 graph-relational database introduces branching functions to align database and code branches for efficient schema changes

    New

  2. Tux Machines Party 7 Weeks From Now (Our 20th Anniversary), Celebrating Software Freedom [original]
    There's widespread recognition these days that proprietary cannot be trusted
  3. Windows Falls to 6% Market Share in Africa's (by Far) Biggest Population [original]
    market share of Windows continues to decrease in Nigeria

    New

  4. Elektrobit Unveils EB corbos Linux To Augment Advanced Automotive Functions
    The open-source framework enhances transparency, flexibility, and security, and significantly reduces time to market by up to 50% through accelerated development cycles, offering substantial cost savings.
  5. today's leftovers
    4 misc. links
  6. Contributing is more than just code (and more)
    Programming centric posts
  7. Open Hardware/Modding: ESP32 and Open Home Foundation
    3 new stories
  8. Fedora, Red Hat, IBM, and Canonical/Ubuntu
    Private companies in community clothing
  9. Security Leftovers
    Security related stories
  10. Audiocasts/Shows: Destination Linux and Late Night Linux
    a couple of new episodes
  11. Applications: Fwupd, Shell Wrapper for sudo, and GNU Parallel 20240422
    3 stories for now
  12. Linux Kernel and Graphics Stack
    3 stories
  13. Security Fix in Istio (ISTIO-SECURITY-2024-003)
    On ISTIO-SECURITY-2024-003
  14. EndeavourOS Gemini Lands with the KDE Plasma 6 Desktop Environment
    The EndeavourOS team announced today the release and general availability for download of EndeavourOS Gemini as the latest stable version and the first release of the Arch Linux-based distro to feature the latest KDE Plasma 6 desktop environment.
  15. today's howtos
    second howtos batch for the day
  16. Slimbook Fedora 2 Laptops Launch with Fedora Linux 40 Workstation
    Linux hardware vendor Slimbook and the Fedora Project announced today the launch of the Slimbook Fedora 2 laptops as the first portable computers to ship with the latest Fedora Linux 40 release pre-installed.
  17. PostgreSQL: pgdsat v1.1 and E-Maj 4.4.0 released
    psql releases
  18. Fedora Linux 40 Officially Released with Linux Kernel 6.8, Here’s What’s New
    Fedora Linux 40 distribution has been officially released and it’s now available for download powered by the latest Linux 6.8 kernel series and featuring the GNOME 46 and KDE Plasma 6 desktop environments.
  19. Tails 6.2 Anonymous Linux OS Improves Mitigation of Spectre v4 Vulnerability
    The Tails project released today Tails 6.2 as the second update to the latest Tails 6.x series of this security-focused Debian-based live system for preserving Internet privacy and anonymity.
  20. today's leftovers
    a mixture or FOSS and GNU/Linux/BSD news
  21. Open Hardware/Modding: Arduino, Adafruit, Raspberry Pi, Purism, and More
    Some devices and hardware news
  22. Games: Steam Deck, Proton Experimental, Dead Island 2, and More
    11 picks for today
  23. Software: A Look at Dool and QSoas 3.3
    a couple of FOSS picks
  24. today's howtos
    only 4 howtos for now (much more later today)
  25. Android Leftovers
    Alphabet enhances YouTube integration with Android TV feature
  26. Windows TCO
    The cost of relying on Microsoft
  27. APT is Getting a Colourful New UI — And It Looks GREAT
    I think most of us are familiar with the way that APT, the package management tool underpinning Ubuntu and all other Debian-based Linux distributions, looks and behaves
  28. Best Free and Open Source: CLI Linux Time Trackers, JSON Tools, and GUI ebook Readers
    Only free and open source software is eligible for inclusion
  29. Louder Raspberry Pi is an open-source home media center that is powered by Raspberry Pi Zero and a TI TAS5805M DAC
    Louder Raspberry Pi is an open-source home media center based on a combination of the Raspberry Pi Zero W or Zero 2 W and the Texas Instruments TAS5805M DAC
  30. Free and Open Source Softwares
    This is free and open source software
  31. Collections of Different Linux Distributions
    Because Linux is an open source operating system, combinations of software vary between Linux distros
  32. Fedora 40 is just around the corner with more spins and flavors than ever
    KDE edition has the most conspicuous changes, and could become future flagship
  33. Today in Techrights
    Some of the latest articles

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

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

    Span from 2024-04-17 to 2024-04-23
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    818 /n/2024/04/19/Vista_11_vs_Ubuntu_Linux.shtml
    790 /n/2024/04/19/Perl_Leftovers.shtml
    770 /n/2024/04/17/Torvalds_complicates_his_use_of_indentation_in_Linux_Kconfig.shtml
    753 /n/2024/04/19/today_s_howtos.shtml
    752 /n/2024/04/18/Kubernetes_v1_30_Uwubernetes.shtml
    726 /n/2024/04/19/Mozilla_Seeks_Feedback_for_Firefox_Nightly_ARM64_AArch64_Binari.shtml
    721 /n/2024/04/20/Wine_9_7_Debuts_with_Enhanced_ARM64X_Support.shtml
    711 /n/2024/04/19/today_s_leftovers.shtml
    702 /n/2024/04/19/Pop_OS_s_COSMIC_Pre_Alpha_Shows_Impressive_Progress.shtml
    689 /n/2024/04/18/Security_Leftovers.1.shtml
    684 /n/2024/04/17/Gentoo_Linux_tells_AI_generated_code_contributions_to_fork_off.shtml

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