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posted by Roy Schestowitz on Oct 15, 2023

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    Due to the hate speech found in some of the translations in the Ubuntu 23.10 desktop installer, the ISOs were withdrawn from the mirrors
  2. Microsoft gives unexpected tutorial on how to install Linux
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  4. Russian tech firm Astra Linux plans October IPO on Moscow Exchange
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  6. Microsoft Tax Evasion
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  7. Ubuntu 23.10 (Mantic Minotaur) Officially Released with Linux 6.5 and GNOME 45
    Canonical officially released today the Ubuntu 23.10 (Mantic Minotaur) operating system, which comes with some of the latest GNU/Linux technologies, improved hardware support, and many other changes.
  8. GNOME Is Taking Steps Towards Dropping X11
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  9. Raspberry Pi OS Is Now Based on Debian Bookworm, Supports Raspberry Pi 5
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  10. OpenWrt 23.05.0 - First Stable Release
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  15. Steam Proton game compatibility report 2023
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  16. This Week in GNOME and Scarlett Gately Moore's KDE Work
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  17. Weekly GNU-like Mobile Linux Update and New Apps of
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  18. Security Leftovers
    Security links
  19. M5Stack Cardputer
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  21. Red Hat Leftovers
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  22. today's howtos
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  23. EasyOS Kirkstone-series version 5.5.5 released
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  24. The Wine development release 8.18 is now available.
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  25. Perl Programming Leftovers
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  26. EuroLinux 8.9 beta released
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  27. FreeBSD 14.0-RC1 Now Available
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  37. today's howtos
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  39. Because You Can: Linux On An Arduino Uno
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  41. This week in KDE: colorblindness correction filters
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  42. Linux might be your best bet for heightening your desktop computer security
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  43. Focusrite Extends Help to Linux Developer to Enable Driver Support
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  44. Distributions' and Operating Systems' Development: OpenEmbedded and HaikuOS
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  45. Red Hat and Fedora: Qubes OS 4.2.0-rc4, Community Platform Engineering Report, PHP, OpenELA, and Fedora ELN Rebuild Strategy
    IBM et al
  46. Programming Leftovers
    Python and more
  47. Ubuntu and Server Leftovers
    Server articles and some Ubuntu-related links
  48. MariaDB’s Bad Week: Layoffs and an End to Azure Support
    It's not a great week for MariaDB
  49. Devices: Orange Pi 5, Raspberry Pi Pico, and Arduino
    miniature world of Open Hardware
  50. F10 for accessibility in KF6!
    We now have a new KStandardShortcut
  51. Microsoft, Proprietary, and Blackboxes ("AI")
    Mostly Microsoft focused
  52. Events: ATO, Linux Plumbers Conference, and KDAB Training Day
    3 new posts/updates
  53. Security Leftovers
    Reproducible Builds and much more
  54. today's howtos
    many howtos for the evening
  55. PipeWire 1.0 RC2
    This is the second 1.0 release candidate that is API and ABI compatible with previous 0.3.x releases
  56. David Cantrell: rpminspect-1.12.1 released
    The last release was in March of 2023
  57. OpenZFS 2.2 Released with Linux 6.5 Support, Block Cloning, and More
    OpenZFS 2.2 advanced file system and volume manager has been released today with support for the latest Linux kernel series, as well as various new features.
  58. Resources is a New, Modern System Monitor for Linux
    The System Monitor app Ubuntu comes with with does an okay job of letting you monitor system resources and oversee running processes — but it does look dated
  59. Today in Techrights
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  60. Why Tux Machines is Hosted From the United Kingdom
    This site was transferred to us in October 2013
  61. Happier and Freer
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  62. Worse Than Racism in Latest Ubuntu: Digital Restrictions (DRM) and Trusted Platform Module (TPM) Junk
    Russian controversy ought not be the biggest one
  63. Free, Libre, and Open Source Software Leftovers
    FOSS links
  64. Android Leftovers
    Google Chrome on Android gets a big security boost! Users can delete recent browsing history swiftly
  65. Open Hardware: RISC-V, Raspberry Pi 5, and More
    Hardware for hacking
  66. New release: Tor Browser 13.0
    Tor Browser 13.0 is now available
  67. Security Leftovers and Windows TCO
    incidents and more
  68. Leap 15.5 issue with Radeon RX 7000 series and amdgpu driver
    Upcoming Quarterly Update 1 for SLES 15 SP5 contains Bug 1215802
  69. Linux Security Modules
    Linux security modules are kernel modules that provide a framework for implementing mandatory access control (more on this soon) on various resources inside our Linux system
  70. today's howtos
    5 more for now
  71. Games: Counter-Strike 2, Linux GPU Performance, and Trouble in Microsoft Mono Land (Unity)
    3 stories for today
  72. Q3 Firefox Linux update
    Let’s highlight some updates of Firefox development from Linux perspective for last three months
  73. Games: Return to Monkey Island on Nintendo Switch and Valve Issues
    3 items about gaming
  74. Fedora Project and Slimbook Collaborate to Deliver New Fedora Slimbook Ultrabook
    Today, the Fedora Project and Slimbook are pleased to announce the Fedora Slimbook, a cutting-edge ultrabook
  75. Android Leftovers
    Android working on a Quick Settings tile for swapping active SIM cards for data
  76. Overhaul of Thelio internals and new band Theliohead
    System76's commitment to engineering excellence is matched only by its dedication to users' right to repair
  77. Will Wayland Finally Replace Xorg For Linux Users? Finally?
    Wayland is the long-in-the-works successor to the X Window system, which is nearly 40 years old
  78. Want a secure and simple Linux experience? I can't recommend Elementary OS 7.1 highly enough
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  79. today's leftovers
    Servers and more
  80. Steam Deck and Arduino Projects
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  81. GPL Enforcement Case: Vizio's Summary Judgment Motion
    SFC lawsuit
  82. Events: Christine Hall Reminisces All Things Open and LibreOffice at the Software Freedom Law Centre in India
    Some FOSS updates
  83. Programming Leftovers
    Tools and releases
  84. Installing Debian on the BananaPi M2 Zero and Installing Flatpak and Flathub Repository on Debian 12
    Debian news
  85. Security Leftovers
    Reproducible Builds and more
  86. Leap Micro 5.5 availability and Leap Micro 5.3 EOL
    A new version of the modern lightweight host operating system Leap Micro 5.5 is now available
  87. Microsoft Lies and Liars
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  88. Should you de-Google your Fairphone?
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  89. KDE: FDBuild 0.1, KDE Gear, Porting Codevis to KDE
    KDE-related development
  90. Planet Fedora (Red Hat/IBM), Planet GNOME, and Planet Debian, Which Have a Code of Conduct, Offer a Platform to Matt 'Sexual Favours' Garrett
    desperate effort to wrest control of FSF
  91. (Updated) Forlinx officially launches RISC-V SoM based on StarFive JH7110
    Forlinx has officially launched their latest System-on-Module, featuring the powerful StarFive JH7110 RISC-V chip
  92. 10 Things to Do After Installing Ubuntu 23.10 [With Bonus Tips]
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