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posted by Roy Schestowitz on Jul 07, 2024

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  6. Programming Leftovers
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  11. today's howtos
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  12. This Week in GNOME: #155 Overhauled Keyrings
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  13. Ladybird Web Browser Developer Attacked by Unhinged, Dishonest Activists
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  15. howtos, Installations and Free and Open Source Software
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  16. Web Servers: Curl, CSS, Firefox/Ladybird
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  17. Collections of Different Linux Distributions
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  18. Free, Libre, and Open Source Software Leftovers
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  19. Programming Leftovers
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  20. This week in KDE: autoscrolling
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  22. Red Hat Promotional Pieces by Red Hat
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  23. today's leftovers
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  24. today's howtos
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  25. Security Leftovers
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  26. Open Hardware/Modding: Raspberry Pi, Orange Pi, Arduino, and More
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  27. Games: Factorio: Space Age, Proton Experimental, and More
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  28. Today in Techrights
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    The corresponding text-only bulletin for Saturday contains all the text.

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

    Span from 2024-06-30 to 2024-07-06
    1256 /n/2024/07/02/OpenSSH_9_8_Fixes_Critical_sshd_Vulnerability.shtml
    969 /n/2024/07/01/Linux_Mint_22_Beta_Released_with_Cinnamon_6_2_Based_on_Ubuntu_2.shtml
    856 /n/2024/07/01/FreeDOS_open_source_text_based_OS_turns_30_still_in_active_deve.shtml
    851 /n/2024/07/03/An_engineer_has_created_a_system_to_run_Linux_from_Google_Drive.shtml
    835 /n/2024/06/30/today_s_howtos.shtml
    796 /n/2024/07/04/Booting_Linux_off_of_Google_Drive.shtml
    794 /n/2024/07/01/Linux_6_10_rc6.shtml
    786 /n/2024/06/29/Debian_12_6_Bookworm_Released_with_162_Bug_Fixes_and_84_Securit.shtml

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