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  • GNU/Linux

    • Desktop/Laptop

      • Ars TechnicaLinux-ready Launch Heavy is a $300 mechanical keyboard for number crunchers | Ars Technica

        Prebuilt mechanical keyboards often neglect Linux support. Users frequently report success in getting a mechanical keyboard’s basic functions to work, but many of these peripherals don’t accommodate software for controlling advanced features, like macros, with Linux. Since last year, System76′s Launch keyboard has been trying to address that problem. But number crunchers will be much more interested in the new Launch Heavy.

        Released this week, the Launch Heavy is a numpad-equipped version of the 84-key Launch. As detailed in our System76 Launch review, the keyboard is one of the most customizable Linux-focused mechanical keyboards one can find. However, an absent numpad made the Launch an immediate ‘no’ for many. Now, the newly released Launch Heavy is addressing many, but not all, of its smaller counterpart’s shortcomings.

    • Server

      • Kubernetes BlogKubernetes v1.26: Electrifying | Kubernetes

        It’s with immense joy that we announce the release of Kubernetes v1.26!

        This release includes a total of 37 enhancements: eleven of them are graduating to Stable, ten are graduating to Beta, and sixteen of them are entering Alpha. We also have twelve features being deprecated or removed, three of which we better detail in this announcement.

    • Audiocasts/Shows

      • YouTubeDocker Guide
      • YouTubeXeroLinux 2022.09 Quick overview #shorts

        A Quick Overview of XeroLinux 2022.09.

      • YouTubeTaking a Tour of my Awesome Home Office/YouTube Studio

        The LearnLinuxTV studio was recently remodeled! Since you guys asked for an updated studio tour, I figured I’d give you exactly that in this video. You’ll see the entire room, including (but not limited to) the technology half, the retro-gaming half, recording devices, homelab devices, and more! -

      • YouTubeIs Your Car Infotainment System Safe?

        This week in the Weekly News Roundup, law enforcement are tracking people through their vehicle infotainment system, Google’s signing key leaked…oops, and Microsoft has another way to get you to switch to Windows 11. Will you go for it?

      • Montana LinuxVideo: Linus at Ted Talks from 6 years ago

        Hmm, did I miss this when it first came out… or did I watch it and then just forget about it? In any event, here’s a nice conversation with Mr. Torvalds from 6-ish years ago. Enjoy! I did.

    • Graphics Stack

      • Make Use OfAsahi Linux Achieves Major Breathrough With Apple Silicon GPU Support

        Apple Silicon Linux users can now run Quake3 with GPU acceleration. They can also watch development in real time on YouTube.

        The developers of Asahi Linux have announced that the Linux distribution targeting Apple Silicon CPUs now natively supports graphics acceleration. This is a major breakthrough for the distro and Linux support on modern Apple hardware.

    • Applications

      • Make Use OfMetadata Cleaner Is the Simplest Tool to Remove File Metadata on Linux

        Metadata Cleaner helps you remove metadata from files on Linux, so you don’t have to worry about accidentally sharing confidential information.

        Metadata is a critical aspect of any file. It tells additional information about a file, such as its source, creator/author, time and date of creation, and origin/source device, among other things.

        Although file metadata is useful, it can also compromise your privacy. And it’s for this reason that you must remove metadata from your files before sharing them, especially if you’re concerned about giving away too much information.

        Metadata Cleaner is one of the few tools on Linux for removing file metadata. Let’s check out Metadata Cleaner in detail and see how you can use it to remove metadata from files.

      • Linux LinksExcellent Utilities: KOReader – versatile document viewer – LinuxLinks

        This series highlights best-of-breed utilities. We cover a wide range of utilities including tools that boost your productivity, help you manage your workflow, and lots more besides.

        KOReader is a document viewer for a wide variety of file formats. It’s available for Linux, Android, and E Ink devices.

        This is free and open source software.

      • PipeWire 0.3.62 Released
    • Instructionals/Technical

      • Major HaydenSwitch audio to bluetooth headphones automatically

        Working remotely involves lots of meetings in challenging home conditions and I love noise-canceling bluetooth headphones for meetings and music. It really helps me focus. However, as anyone knows who works with multiple audio devices on the same machine, getting all of the inputs and outputs working properly for each application is tedious.

      • Linux Made SimpleHow to install OpenOffice 4.1.13 on a Chromebook

        Today we are looking at how to install OpenOffice 4.1.13 on a Chromebook.

        If you have any questions, please contact us via a Rumble comment and we would be happy to assist you!

        Please use the video as a visual guide, and the commands and links below to install it on your Chromebook.

      • Make Tech EasierHow to Find Saved Wi-Fi Passwords in Linux – Make Tech Easier

        You know how frustrating it can be if you’ve ever needed to access a Wi-Fi network but can’t remember the password. Thankfully, if you’re using a Linux computer, there are several ways to view a saved Wi-Fi password.

        This tutorial shows you three easy ways to find a saved Wi-Fi password in Linux.

      • PurismHow to Hardware Flash your Librem 14 Boot Firmware – Purism

        PureBoot is Purism’s solution for high security boot firmware that gives you complete control.

        While we design PureBoot’s defaults to meet most people’s needs, you can also create your own version with custom features, pre-approved USB keys, and all with little risk to your Librem 14 laptop.

        Of course, you can always flash your custom PureBoot using the built-in menu, but with development comes bugs, and flashing via the menu may not be an option if your custom build has an issue. Fortunately, you can recover from bugs that stop the boot firmware from loading on your Librem 14 by hardware flashing the BIOS with a chip flasher.

      • How to Install and Configure Apache Web Server on Ubuntu 22.04

        Apache web server, also known as Apache HTTP server, is one of the most popular web servers for UNIX and Windows operating systems. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to install and configure Apache web server on Ubuntu Linux 22.04.

      • How to install OpenIndiana 2022.10

        In this video, I am going to show how to install OpenIndiana 2022.10.

      • OSTechNixHow To Install Proxmox Backup Server Step by Step – OSTechNix

        This tutorial is going to explain you what is Proxmox Backup Server, and how to install Proxmox Backup Server step by step with screenshots.

      • ID RootHow To Install VSCodium on Fedora 37 – idroot [Ed: Adopting this helps Microsoft monopoly though]

        In this tutorial, we will show you how to install VSCodium on Fedora 37. For those of you who didn’t know, VSCodium is a free and open-source version of the popular code editor Visual Studio Code. It is built from the same source code as Visual Studio Code, but VSCodium does not include any proprietary Microsoft extensions or branding. This means that VSCodium is fully customizable and can be modified to suit the needs of individual users or organizations. In addition, VSCodium is not subject to the same licensing terms as Visual Studio Code, so users are free to use and distribute it without worrying about any potential legal issues. Overall, VSCodium is a great alternative to Visual Studio Code for users who want a fully open-source and customizable code editor.

        This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you the step-by-step installation of the VSCodium on a Fedora 37.

      • HowTo ForgeApache 2 Redirects And Rewrites Based On The Used Device

        Learn how to use mod_rewrite to redirect users to a mobile or the normal website based on the device (smartphone, tablet, iPhone) they are using.

      • ID RootHow To Install LibreNMS on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS – idroot

        In this tutorial, we will show you how to install LibreNMS on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, LibreNMS is an auto discovering PHP/MySQL-based network monitoring system. It allows you to monitor all major operating systems as well as network devices including Cisco, Juniper, FreeBSD, and many more via a web browser. LibreNMS uses several network protocols like SNMP, ARP, CDP, FDP, LLDP, OSPF, and BGP to auto-discover all network operating systems and devices. It also offers a wide range of features including, API access, customizable alerts, automatic updates, and many more.

        This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you the step-by-step installation of the LibreNMS monitoring tool on Ubuntu 22.04 (Jammy Jellyfish). You can follow the same instructions for Ubuntu 22.04 and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint, Elementary OS, Pop!_OS, and more as well.

    • WINE or Emulation

      • WINE Project (Official)WineHQ – Wine Announcement – The Wine development release 8.0-rc1 is now available.

        The Wine development release 8.0-rc1 is now available.

        This is the first release candidate for the upcoming Wine 8.0. It
        marks the beginning of the yearly code freeze period. Please give this
        release a good testing and report any issue that you find, to help us
        make the final 8.0 as good as possible.

        What’s new in this release:
        – Bundled vkd3d upgraded to version 1.6.
        – Vulkan and OpenGL thunking optimizations.
        – More support for print processors.
        – Improved joystick control panel.
        – Long types printf format conversion finished.
        – Various bug fixes.

        The source is available at:


        Binary packages for various distributions will be available from:


        You will find documentation on https://www.winehq.org/documentation

        You can also get the current source directly from the git
        repository. Check https://www.winehq.org/git for details.

        Wine is available thanks to the work of many people. See the file
        AUTHORS in the distribution for the complete list.

      • The Register UKMacOS9.app: A tour de force of emulation and integr • The Register

        Emulators make it easy to run vintage software in a window on a modern machine, but without specialist knowledge of obsolete systems, it can be hard to do much with them. It turns out, unexpectedly, that a good answer to this is… run them in a browser.

        MacOS9.app is the latest, and in some ways the most impressive, installment of “the Infinite Mac,” a series of five web-based emulators of classic Macintosh computers. It adds a MacOS 9 version to the existing System7.app and MacOS8.app emulators. That meant changing emulation engine, since MacOS 9 is PowerPC-only. All of them load inside a web page, but execute on your local machine; their storage is online, streamed on demand, and comes preloaded with a swath of apps and games… but even so, they’re set up to allow you to load and save files from your local drive, and they can even network with other instances of themselves.

      • PCLOS OfficialMame Arcade Emulation 0.250 – PCLinuxOS

        MAME stands for Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator. When used in conjunction with an arcade game’s data files (ROMs), MAME will more or less faithfully reproduce that game on a PC.

      • The Fast ModeVirtual App Delivery Provider Cameyo Intros Support for Linux

        Virtual App Delivery Provider Cameyo Intros Support for Linux

    • Games

      • Godot EngineGodot Engine – Dev snapshot: Godot 4.0 beta 8

        Godot 4.0 has been in beta for over two months, and the overall feature completeness, stability and usability have improved a lot during that time.

        We initially had beta snapshots every other week, and now we’ve decided to accelerate the cadence to release a new snapshot every week, to get even faster feedback on our bugfixes, and the potential regressions they may introduce.

    • Desktop Environments/WMs

  • Distributions and Operating Systems

    • Reviews

      • UbuntubuzzUbuntu 22.10 Review: The Kinetic Computing

        This is our review of the new Ubuntu 22.10 Kinetic Kudu released last October this year. Canonical Ubuntu is a world-class enterprise-ready computer operating system and 22.10 is the latest version coming with regular nine-month support from Canonical. It extends and improves the previous versions with a new level of stability per technology. We confirm that we really enjoy computing Kinetically, with this Kudu system. We hope you will enjoy this review and enjoy Kinetic too!

    • New Releases

      • Kali Linux 2022.4: The Ultimate Toolkit for Security Professionals – Dracula Servers Tutorials

        Kali Linux is a popular open-source Linux distribution that is widely used by security professionals and researchers for penetration testing, forensic analysis, and other tasks related to cybersecurity. The latest version of Kali Linux, 2022.4, was released in November 2022 and includes a number of new features and improvements.

        One of the key highlights of Kali Linux 2022.4 is the inclusion of the new ZSH shell, which replaces the default Bash shell that was used in previous versions. ZSH, or Z Shell, is a highly customizable shell that offers a number of powerful features, such as command completion, globbing, and command history. This makes it easier and more efficient to use the command line in Kali Linux, which is an important tool for many security tasks.

    • Fedora Family / IBM

      • Fedora 37 Post Install Script

        I know a ton of these are made by many people with pretty much every distribution of GNU/Linux. I started this a number of years ago and it was a straight forward bash script last November I stuck a menu system in place and tried to make it more easier to use and look at.

        This year I decided to give it an overhaul and researched hundreds of posts to see what new and veteran users do most after installing the best operating system out there which is of course Fedora Linux.

      • Fedora ProjectCPE Weekly Update – Week 49 2022 – Fedora Community Blog

        This is a weekly report from the CPE (Community Platform Engineering) Team. If you have any questions or feedback, please respond to this report or contact us on #redhat-cpe channel on libera.chat.

        We provide you both infographics and text version of the weekly report. If you just want to quickly look at what we did, just look at the infographic. If you are interested in more in depth details look below the infographic.

      • Fedora ProjectFriday’s Fedora Facts: 2022-49 – Fedora Community Blog

        Here’s your weekly Fedora report. Read what happened this week and what’s coming up. Your contributions are welcome (see the end of the post)!

    • Open Hardware/Modding

      • ArduinoThis Tee Eye calculator sculpture tells a story | Arduino Blog

        Moore’s Law and the rapid progression of technological development have one very serious downside: e-waste. Because so many electronic devices become obsolete within just a few years, the world ends up with literal mountains of discarded devices that no longer serve any practical purpose. Fortunately, humans value more than practicality. Eddie Farr proved that when he turned an old and broken TI-83 calculator into this interesting Tee Eye sculpture that tells a story.

        If you were in school any time in the last 25 years, then you probably used a TI-83 calculator. For a while, it was the graphing calculator and updated versions are still sold today. A friend of Farr’s found this particular TI-83 while out on a run. It was covered in mud and completely non-functional. Most people would have ignored it or thrown it away, but Farr has vision and wanted to revive the calculator. After days of cleaning, he was able to make it turn on. But it still wasn’t completely functional, as only have the screen worked and several of the input keys were dead.

    • Mobile Systems/Mobile Applications

  • Free, Libre, and Open Source Software

    • Web Browsers/Web Servers

      • Chromium

        • GoogleChrome Releases: Dev Channel Update for Desktop

          The dev channel has been updated to 110.0.5464.2 for Windows,Mac and Linux.

          A partial list of changes is available in the log. Interested in switching release channels? Find out how. If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug. The community help forum is also a great place to reach out for help or learn about common issues.

        • GoogleChrome Releases: Dev Channel Update for ChromeOS / ChromeOS Flex

          The Dev channel is being updated to OS version: 15269.0.0, Browser version: 110.0.5447.0 for most ChromeOS devices.

        • GoogleChrome Releases: Long Term Support Channel Update for ChromeOS

          The new LTS Candidate, LTC-108 108.0.5359.75 (Platform Version: 15183.59.0), is being rolled out for most ChromeOS devices. If you have devices in the LTC channel, they will be updated to this version. The LTS channel remains on LTS-102 until March 9th, 2023.

    • Programming/Development

      • Ubuntu HandbookPHP 8.2 Released, How to Install in Ubuntu 22.04 | 20.04 via PPA | UbuntuHandbook

        PHP finally released 8.2.0 release after 7 release candidates. Here are the new features and how to install guide for all current Ubuntu LTS.

        PHP 8.2.0 allows to mark a class as readonly, which will add the readonly modifier to every declared property, and prevent the creation of dynamic properties. Moreover, using the AllowDynamicProperties attribute on readonly class will trigger a compile-time error.

  • Leftovers

    • Security

      • LWNSecurity updates for Friday [LWN.net]

        Security updates have been issued by Debian (leptonlib), Fedora (woff), Red Hat (grub2), Slackware (emacs), SUSE (busybox, chromium, java-1_8_0-openjdk, netatalk, and rabbitmq-server), and Ubuntu (gcc-5, gccgo-6, glibc, protobuf, and python2.7, python3.10, python3.6, python3.8).

      • CISACisco Releases Security Advisory for IP Phone 7800 and 8800 Series | CISA

        Cisco released a security advisory for a vulnerability affecting IP Phone 7800 and 8800 Series. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial-of-service condition. For more information, see the Cisco Security Advisories page.

      • Bruce SchneierHacking Trespass Law – Schneier on Security

        This particular hack will be adjudicated in court. State court, I think, which means the answer might be different in different states. It’s not an example I discuss in my new book, but it’s similar to many I do discuss. It’s the act of adjudicating hacks that allows systems to evolve.

      • ELinuxImportance of server security and hardening | Linux Webhosting blog

        In conclusion, server security and hardening are crucial to protecting sensitive data and preventing unauthorized access. By implementing strong authentication and access controls, regularly updating and patching your software, backing up your data, hardening your server, and regularly monitoring for security breaches, you can help ensure the security of your server and the data it holds.

    • Finance

      • Taiwan NewsChina bans NT$3.6 billion in squid imports from Taiwan | Taiwan News | 2022-12-09 16:30:00

        China’s ban on import of seafood imports from over 100 Taiwanese businesses is expected to hit the squid industry particularly hard, with an estimated loss of NT$3.6 billion (US$117.6 million) in squid export sales.

        Council of Agriculture (COA) website figures suggest that before the pandemic in 2019, Taiwan exported 156,000 metric tons of aquatic products to China worth US$7.88 billion. China’s ban on the import of grouper, Japanese horse mackerel, and largehead hairtail from Taiwan resulted in a loss of NT$2.5 billion in export sales, accounting for about 30% of Taiwan’s seafood exports to China.

    • Monopolies

      • Patents

  • Gemini* and Gopher

    • Personal

      • update

        so after losing my password to this account, i’ve been busy.

        i didn’t get the vtuber audition, but i *did* a job – as a baker! it’s been growing pains learning the job and staying on my feet for so long, but i have so much fun. i haven’t felt this stress-free since this whole job hunt debacle started.

      • 🔤SpellBinding — ACWLRTH Wordo: LILAC
      • Map drawing and monster picking

        A while ago I wrote about the first third of adventure creation: offering three options to my players based on what’s going on in the setting, daydreaming about the people involved, looking up inspirational material on Wikipedia and in books, trying to pull it all together.

      • Notes on an overheard conversation as the radio was playing “Blue Christmas”
      • “When out from the bathroom there arose such a clatter, she sprang from the bed to see what was the matter.”

        “Oh ffffffffffffuuuuuuuuddddddddddge!”

        Only I didn’t say “Fudge.” I said *the* word, the big one, the queen mother of dirty words, the “F-dash-dash-dash” word. Fortunately, the loud crashing sound masked what I said. It also brought Bunny to the bathroom door.

        “Are you alright?” she asked from the other side.

        “Yes,” I said, hobbling to the door, trying to keep my balance as I was sopping wet with a plastic garbage bad covering my right foot. “although I did do a number on the garbage pail.” I then opened the door to let Bunny see the resulting carnage.

      • Random treasure

        I’ve written about finding the adventure idea in 2022-12-04 Planescape is in your head and I wrote about map drawing and random encounter tables on 2022-12-09 Map drawing and monster picking but we still need to do something for the map key.

      • Hike: Bruelisau to Gampluet via Saxerluecke

        I thought the last nice weather window would be the hike I had done on the 6th, but nature decided to grace us with one more snow-free day in Switzerland before I leave, so I decided to head back to the Saentis massive and visit the other side.

        I started at Bruelisau and hiked first to Saemtisersee, then to Faehlensee.
        At this point, my good fortune began to fade as the tube to my water bladder from solid.
        I really should have seen this coming sooner, but I got lucky the last three hikes and my hubris carried me forward.
        Needless to say, I ended up chewing on snow for the next 5 hours, which wasn’t great for staying hydrated.

    • Technical

      • The limited utility of the phrase “GNU/Linux”

        A specter is haunting the Linux community. Where lies productive discourse about operating systems, there also lies a danger. For the longer such discourse lasts, the greater the risk that the discourse shall be interrupted by The Interjection: an abomination brandished by a raging fossbro determined to contribute absolutely nothing to the discussion.


        “GNU/Linux” is not a useful term to describe a category of operating systems. The phrase distinguishes Linux distributions primarily by the presence of GNU software, which is seldom the most meaningful or practical distinction worth making.

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