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posted by Roy Schestowitz on Oct 02, 2023,
updated Oct 02, 2023

Penguin at the north pole

GNU Liberates
GNU is here to stay. Like it or not
Mission Center: A Sleek System Monitoring App for Linux
What if, one day, you find that your system is sluggish, and the default system monitor app of your distro is not helpful?
IRC Proceedings, Bulletins, and Upcoming Improvements
Changes in sites
Mesa 23.2 Brings OpenGL 3.1 - OpenGL ES 3.0 Support on Asahi, New RADV Features
Mesa 23.2 open-source graphics stack is now available for download with OpenGL 3.1 and OpenGL ES 3.0 support on Asahi, new RADV features, and many bug fixes to improve Linux gaming.
Auto-CPUFreq 2.0 Released with Graphical User Interfce, Nix Flake Support
This is a popular free open-source tool
DebConf23 Coverage From Jonathan McDowell and Jonathan Carter
Two reports
Understanding GNU and Richard Stallman Battling Cancer
Some GNU news
The Month After...
10 months ago I left my job and this month we're finalising the server move, upgrading the site to a static form that can be carried forward many years if not decades
Android Leftovers
Google Play Store 37.7.22 Apk now rolling out to Android devices
9 Sparkling Free and Open Source CLI Linux Time Trackers
To provide an insight into the quality of software that is available, we have compiled a list of 9 high quality open source CLI time trackers
Review: Zenwalk GNU Linux Current-230909
Around a year and a half ago I reviewed Zenwalk GNU Linux 15.0. It was a mixed experience which improved on my experience with vanilla Slackware 15.0 in some ways while also introducing some fresh problems
Now more than ever, ChromeOS is Linux with Google’s desktop environment
Although not everyone knows it, ChromeOS is effectively a Linux distribution. That fact is effectively hidden and I can understand why: Linux can be a scary word to mainstream consumers
Is Linux Truly The Best Privacy Alternative For The Average User?
Privacy concerns have soared in the public eye. It’s always been a topic of interest, but more so in recent years, after multiple global scandals. The line between conspiracy theories and soft-core surveillance has blurred more than ever, making privacy a much more global and mainstream topic.
Security Leftovers
just 3 links for now
Debian: Paul Wise, Junichi Uekawa, and Ian Jackson
Some Debian Developers' writings
Devices Leftovers
EmuDeck and more
today's howtos
half a dozen howtos
Kernel: Linux 6.6-rc4, Ode to Linux, Updated kernels available for antiX-23 and sid/testing users
Some kernel news
Cinnamon Desktop: Features, Installation - Deep Walkthrough
Linux Mint is one of the most famous distributions out there, and it’s generally thought of as a beginner-friendly Linux distribution
Introduction OpenBSD and OctOpenBSD
Some openBSD picks
Open Hardware/Modding: StarFive RISC-V and More
4 stories
New Releases of Distros: NuTyX 23.09.0, KaOS 2023.09, Porteus-v5.01, Zephix v7
4 new releases
Security Leftovers
Mostly CISA links
FLOSS Weekly, YouTube Videos, and The Linux Link Tech Show
Videos from the past week or recent days
today's howtos
many howtos from recent days
Perl Programming
5 stories from the Perl site
Ubuntu 23.10 Will Officially Support the Raspberry Pi 5
Here’s some awesome news: Ubuntu 23.10 will support the Raspberry Pi 5
Android Leftovers
New addition to Gmail Android app might make you dread your inbox a little less
Wine and Proton News
From Liam Dawe
Peppermint Mini: The Newest Member of the Peppermint OS Family
Still in beta, Peppermint Mini promises enhanced flexibility and options. Get a sneak peek at what it has to offer here
The biggest blocker to LibreOffice adoption? LibreOffice
Let me start with a disclaimer. I really like LibreOffice
The Debian Family
Debian is still primarily community-run (never mind sponsors of SPI) and if Debian is a family, then this family is users and developers
Free Software is a Story of People, Not Just Code
Free software is people
Writing Stories With Us
we promise to publish anything that meets some basic quality criteria
New Month, New Beginning
This site now runs on Debian GNU/Linux version 12
Mobsters Did Not Slow Down Tux Machines, They Made It Even Faster
We'll strive to do 5-10 original stories per day while maintaining a flow of news picks peripheral to us
Matthew J. Garrett (M.J.G.) is Down and Might Never Come Back
Matthew J. Garrett (M.J.G.) can't get it up
Lessons of Wayland: If You Insult Your Users, the Users Will Talk About You Negatively and Walk Away
Stop insulting the users
Free, Libre, and Open Source Software Leftovers
FOSS picks
Python Programming Leftovers
a few for the weekend
Open Hardware: GPLed hardware and more
3 links
today's howtos
Saturday's picks
Raspberry Pi 5 Announced for End of October, Here Are the Specs
The Raspberry Pi Foundation announced today the launch of the highly anticipated Raspberry Pi 5 single-board computer, which will be available for purchase at the end of October 2023.
The 8 Best Markdown Editors for Linux
Looking for an easy-to-use Markdown editor for your Linux PC? Here are some of the best options.
Security Issues and Windows TCO
Security links
Programming Leftovers
7 stories
Android Leftovers
Here's How Your Android's Google Assistant Can Improve Your Favorite Apps
Tor Browser Releases and a Personal Story
be sure to update to the latest version because the 'modern' browsers are full of holes
Games: FidelityFX, 4x, Moonstone Island, and Humble Bundle
4 new posts by Liam Dawe
today's howtos
7 howtos for the morning
GNU/Linux is for Communities (Before Businesses)
The system needs to be modular and controlled by many parties

Other Recent Techrights' Posts

Richard Stallman's Next Public Talk is on Friday, 17:30 in Córdoba (Spain), FSF Cannot Mention It
Any attempt to marginalise founders isn't unprecedented as a strategy
Stefano Maffulli's (and Microsoft's) Openwashing Slant Initiative (OSI) Report Was Finalised a Few Months Ago, Revealing Only 3% of the Money Comes From Members/People
Microsoft's role remains prominent (for OSI to help the attack on the GPL and constantly engage in promotion of proprietary GitHub)
[Video] Online Brigade Demands That the Person Who Started GNU/Linux is Denied Public Speaking (and Why FSF Cannot Mention His Speeches)
So basically the attack on RMS did not stop; even when he's ill with cancer the cancel culture will try to cancel him, preventing him from talking (or be heard) about what he started in 1983
 
Bruce Perens & Debian: swiping the Open Source trademark
Reprinted with permission from disguised.work
Ean Schuessler & Debian SPI OSI trademark disputes
Reprinted with permission from disguised.work
Windows in Sudan: From 99.15% to 2.12%
With conflict in Sudan, plus the occasional escalation/s, buying a laptop with Vista 11 isn't a high priority
Anatomy of a Cancel Mob Campaign
how they go about
[Meme] The 'Cancel Culture' and Its 'Hit List'
organisers are being contacted by the 'cancel mob'
IRC Proceedings: Monday, April 22, 2024
IRC logs for Monday, April 22, 2024
Over at Tux Machines...
GNU/Linux news for the past day
Don't trust me. Trust the voters.
Reprinted with permission from Daniel Pocock
Chris Lamb & Debian demanded Ubuntu censor my blog
Reprinted with permission from disguised.work
Ean Schuessler, Branden Robinson & Debian SPI accounting crisis
Reprinted with permission from disguised.work
William Lee Irwin III, Michael Schultheiss & Debian, Oracle, Russian kernel scandal
Reprinted with permission from disguised.work
Microsoft's Windows Down to 8% in Afghanistan According to statCounter Data
in Vietnam Windows is at 8%, in Iraq 4.9%, Syria 3.7%, and Yemen 2.2%
[Meme] Only Criminals Would Want to Use Printers?
The EPO's war on paper
EPO: We and Microsoft Will Spy on Everything (No Physical Copies)
The letter is dated last Thursday
Links 22/04/2024: Windows Getting Worse, Oligarch-Owned Media Attacking Assange Again
Links for the day
Links 21/04/2024: LINUX Unplugged and 'Screen Time' as the New Tobacco
Links for the day
Gemini Links 22/04/2024: Health Issues and Online Documentation
Links for the day
What Fake News or Botspew From Microsoft Looks Like... (Also: Techrights to Invest 500 Billion in Datacentres by 2050!)
Sededin Dedovic (if that's a real name) does Microsoft stenography
[Meme] Master Engineer, But Only They Can Say It
One can conclude that "inclusive language" is a community-hostile trolling campaign
[Meme] It Takes Three to Grant a Monopoly, Or... Injunction Against Staff Representatives
Quality control
[Video] EPO's "Heart of Staff Rep" Has a Heartless New Rant
The wordplay is just for fun
An Unfortunate Miscalculation Of Capital
Reprinted with permission from Andy Farnell
Online Brigade Demands That the Person Who Made Nix Leaves Nix for Not Censoring People 'Enough'
Trying to 'nix' the founder over alleged "safety" of so-called 'minorities'
[Video] Inauthentic Sites and Our Upcoming Publications
In the future, at least in the short term, we'll continue to highlight Debian issues
List of Debian Suicides & Accidents
Reprinted with permission from disguised.work
Jens Schmalzing & Debian: rooftop fall, inaccurately described as accident
Reprinted with permission from disguised.work
[Teaser] EPO Leaks About EPO Leaks
Yo dawg!
On Wednesday IBM Announces 'Results' (Partial; Bad Parts Offloaded Later) and Red Hat Has Layoffs Anniversary
There's still expectation that Red Hat will make more staff cuts
IBM: We Are No Longer Pro-Nazi (Not Anymore)
Historically, IBM has had a nazi problem
Bad faith: attacking a volunteer at a time of grief, disrespect for the sanctity of human life
Reprinted with permission from Daniel Pocock
Bad faith: how many Debian Developers really committed suicide?
Reprinted with permission from Daniel Pocock
Over at Tux Machines...
GNU/Linux news for the past day
IRC Proceedings: Sunday, April 21, 2024
IRC logs for Sunday, April 21, 2024
A History of Frivolous Filings and Heavy Drug Use
So the militant was psychotic due to copious amounts of marijuana
Bad faith: suicide, stigma and tarnishing
Reprinted with permission from Daniel Pocock
UDRP Legitimate interests: EU whistleblower directive, workplace health & safety concerns
Reprinted with permission from Daniel Pocock
Links 21/04/2024: Earth Day Coming, Day of Rest, Excess Deaths Hidden by Manipulation
Links for the day
Bad faith: no communication before opening WIPO UDRP case
Reprinted with permission from Daniel Pocock
Bad faith: real origins of harassment and evidence
Reprinted with permission from Daniel Pocock
Links 21/04/2024: Censorship Abundant, More Decisions to Quit Social Control Media
Links for the day
Bad faith: Debian Community domain used for harassment after WIPO seizure
Reprinted with permission from Daniel Pocock
If Red Hat/IBM Was a Restaurant...
Two hours ago in thelayoff.com
Why We Republish Articles From Debian Disguised.Work (Formerly Debian.Community)
articles at disguised.work aren't easy to find
Google: We Run and Fund Diversity Programs, Please Ignore How Our Own Staff Behaves
censorship is done by the recipients of the grants
Paul Tagliamonte & Debian Outreachy OPW dating
Reprinted with permission from disguised.work
Disguised.Work unmasked, Debian-private fresh leaks
Reprinted with permission from disguised.work
[Meme] Fake European Patents Helped Fund the War on Ukraine
The European Patent Office (EPO) does not serve the interests of Europe
European Patent Office (EPO) Has Serious Safety Issues, This New Report Highlights Some of Them
9-page document that was released to staff a couple of days ago
IRC Proceedings: Saturday, April 20, 2024
IRC logs for Saturday, April 20, 2024
Over at Tux Machines...
GNU/Linux news for the past day
Microsoft-Run FUD Machine Wants Nobody to Pay Attention to Microsoft Getting Cracked All the Time
Fear, Uncertainty, Doubt (FUD) is the business model of "modern" media
Torvalds Fed Up With "AI" Passing Fad, Calls It "Autocorrect on Steroids."
and Microsoft pretends that it is speaking for Linux
Gemini Links 21/04/2024: Minecraft Ruined
Links for the day