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posted by Roy Schestowitz on Nov 21, 2023

Updated This Past Day

  1. HandBrake 1.7 Released with AMD VCN AV1 and NVIDIA NVENC AV1 Encoders
    HandBrake 1.7 has been released today as a major update to this open-source, free, and cross-platform video transcoder application for GNU/Linux.
  2. It’s Official: Linux Kernel 6.6 Will Be LTS, Supported Until December 2026
    In another unexpected turn of events, the latest Linux 6.6 kernel series has been officially marked as LTS (Long Term Support) on the website with a predicted life expectancy of at least three years.
  3. EndeavourOS Ditches Xfce for KDE Plasma with the Galileo Release
    EndeavourOS has a new major release today dubbed Galileo, which comes with some significant and exciting changes for fans of this Arch Linux-based rolling release distribution.
  4. Rocky Linux 9.3 Brings Back Cloud and Container Images for PowerPC 64-Bit
    RHEL clone Rocky Linux 9.3 has been released today and it’s now available for download as a free alternative to Red Hat’s enterprise Linux distributions CentOS Stream and Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
  5. Ubuntu Budgie switches its approach to Wayland
    Elementary OS going full speed ahead, but Parachutist Parakeet considers a new, post-Enlightenment glide path
  6. Inkscape 1.3.1 Released with More Than 70 Bug Fixes and Two New Features
    Inkscape 1.3.1 has been released today as the first major update to the Inkscape 1.3 series of this open-source vector graphics editor that happens to celebrate its 20th anniversary.
  7. Linux 6.7-rc2
    Linus Torvalds: So I was expecting rc2 to be tiny
  8. Lawyers' SLAPP Attacks and False DMCAs
    A sophisticated campaign to discredit or to censor?


  9. Today in Techrights
    Some of the latest articles
  10. FreeBSD 14.0-RELEASE Announcement
    The FreeBSD Project has major new release
  11. Google Slows Down Firefox Users When Watching YouTube
    If you are using the open source Firefox web browser to browse YouTube and watch its videos, then you might have noticed that there is an artificial delay that was added recently whenever you try to watch a video
  12. Claws Mail 3.20.0 and 4.2.0 unleashed
    Claws Mail is a GTK+ based, user-friendly, lightweight
  13. Xen Project Releases Version 4.18 with New Security, Performance, and Architecture Enhancements for AI/ML Applications
    The Xen Project, an open source hypervisor hosted at the 'Linux' Foundation
  14. The Future of the Planet is GNU/Linux, But Freedom Needs to be Included Too
    The future is UNIX-like operating systems, including GNU/Linux and BSDs
  15. Open Hardware in China
    RISC-V in Use
  16. Fwupd 1.9.9 Released with Support for Lenovo X1 Yoga Gen7 530E 2-in-1 Laptops
    Fwupd 1.9.9 Linux firmware updating utility is now available for download with support for Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen7 530E 2-in-1 laptops and Advantech BMC devices.
  17. Open Source NVIDIA Vulkan Driver NVK Reaches Vulkan 1.0 Conformance
    Collabora announced today that its open-source NVK graphics driver in Mesa is now officially conformant with the Vulkan 1.0 graphics API on NVIDIA Turing hardware.
  18. Android Leftovers
    LineageOS is currently installed on 1.5 million Android devices
  19. How openSUSE Tumbleweed makes a great case for rolling release Linux distributions
    openSUSE offers two different takes on its Linux distribution
  20. See System Resource Usage in Ubuntu’s Top Panel
    We’re not short of system monitoring tools for Ubuntu, with an array of desktop apps, extensions, widgets, Conky scripts, and command-line tools readily available to us
  21. Tux Machines' Daily Bulletins Fully Automated
    The process is 100% automated
  22. Release of GNU gettext 0.22.4 and Software Lists
    Some FOSS news and a release
  23. Audiocasts/Shows: LINUX Unplugged and GNU World Order
    2 new episodess
  24. Some Fedora Infra Statistics and Things To Do After Installing Fedora 39
    Fedora stories
  25. today's howtos
    many howtos for Monday
  26. Stable kernels: Linux 6.6.2, Linux 6.5.12, Linux 6.1.63, Linux 5.15.139, Linux 5.10.201, Linux 5.4.261, Linux 4.19.299, and Linux 4.14.330
    I'm announcing the release of the 6.6.2 kernel
  27. Mozilla Firefox 120 Is Now Available for Download, Here’s What’s New
    Mozilla published today the final build of the Firefox 120 web browser, slated for release on November 21st, 2023, so it’s time to take a closer look at the new features and improvements.
  28. How to Get Hardware Info on Ubuntu, Ubuntu Core Desktop, and Microcloud
    Some Ubuntu news
  29. Licensing and Openwashing
    faking it
  30. Programming Leftovers
    Including TuxMachines
  31. today's howtos
    only 4 more for now
  32. Android Leftovers
    Samsung Galaxy S22 One UI 6 (Android 14) update is live for all
  33. Security Leftovers and Windows TCO
    mostly breach news
  34. Linux Deepin's big brother claims it's hit three million installs
    The other big Chinese distro, after Kylin, seems to be thriving
  35. MediaTek Filogic 860 & Filogic 360 WiFi 7 chipsets target mainstream BE7200 routers and clients
    There’s no information about software support, but MediaTek will likely provide support for Linux-based distributions like OpenWrt and/or Debian
  36. Meson 1.3 Released with Improved Build Systems for Developers
    Learn what's new in the Meson 1.3 release, which brings improvements and fixes to this open-source build system for developers.
  37. Distrobox 1.6.0 Rolls Out with Improved NVIDIA Integration
    Distrobox 1.6.0 release brings new unshare flags, improved shell handling, better CUDA integration, and more
  38. Review: Slackel 7.7 "Openbox"
    Slackel is a live Linux distribution based on Slackware Linux and Salix
  39. Linux is Bigger Than Windows in Europe (If One Counts Android)
    Android isn't exactly freedom-respective, so we are only cautiously optimistic about it replacing Windows
  40. 10 Best Browsers for Ubuntu and Other Linux
    This guide walks you through the strengths & features of some of the best web browsers in Ubuntu to help you choose.
  41. Prioritising the Basics
    We'll try to get back to originals later today
  42. 9to5Linux Weekly Roundup: November 19th, 2023
    The 163rd installment of the 9to5Linux Weekly Roundup is here for the week ending on November 19th, 2023.
  43. GNU/Linux and BSD Leftovers
    half a dozen more links
  44. Security Leftovers
    and some LF stuff
  45. today's howtos
    many howtos, but some days-old
  46. 8 Linux distributions to replace CentOS and Fluff/Buzzwords From Red Hat
    Red Hat and RHEL
  47. Android Leftovers
    iPhone 15 review: How does Apple stack up against Android's best
  48. Pineberry Pi adds NVMe storage capabilities to the Raspberry Pi 5
    Pineberry Pi’s HatDrive Top and Bottom are two new expansion boards compatible with the Raspberry Pi 5 SBC, designed to increase its storage capacity and performance using NVMe technology
  49. How to Install VirtualBox Guest Additions in Ubuntu
    Learn how to install VirtualBox guest additions in Ubuntu and other related Linux distributions and enable various features.
  50. Amazon Making its Own Linux-Based OS to Replace Android
    Amazon is reportedly working on its own Linux-based OS to replace Android on its Fire TVs, smart displays, and other non-tablet devices
  51. Audiocasts/Shows/Videos: The Linux Link Tech Show, Enterprise Linux Security, and Loads More
    Mostly from Invidious
  52. Perl: FOSDEM 2024, Perl Weekly Challenge, and More
    Some Perl posts
  53. KaOS 2023.11
    KaOS is pleased to announce the availability of the November release of a new stable ISO
    Jacque Montague Raymer of MakuluLinux
  55. Netgate Releases pfSense CE Software Version 2.7.1
    release of pfSense® Community Edition (CE) software version 2.7.1
  56. Oracle Linux 9 Update 3 is now generally available, as expected!
    Oracle Linux 9 Update 3 delivers on Oracle's commitment to open source and keeping Linux free and open while providing binary compatibility to help ensure applications run without disruption
  57. EuroLinux 9.3 released
    EuroLinux 9.3 repositories have been expanded to include Redis 7, Nodejs 20 and Java 21 OpenJDK, GCC Toolset 13. Updated toolsets: Rust v1.71, Go v1.20 and LLVM v16, GCC 11.4
  58. FSF-EEE: Child Labour, Upcycling Android Open Letter, Interoperable Europe Act, and Router Freedom
    Latest 5 from GAFAM-funded FSF-EEE
  59. Free, Libre, and Open Source Software Leftovers
    FOSS picks
  60. Programming Leftovers
    5 software development picks
  61. Steam Deck OLED Is Now Available to Order with HDR Display and Bigger Battery
    Valve today officially released the Steam Deck OLED Linux-powered gaming handheld that brings a bigger screen with high dynamic range (HDR) support, a bigger battery, and more.
  62. TUXEDO Pulse 14 Gen3 Linux Laptop Unveiled with AMD Ryzen 7 7840HS CPU
    Two years after its first appearance, the TUXEDO Pulse 14 ultra-light AMD-powered Linux laptop is now in the 3rd generation (Gen3) with a more recent AMD Ryzen 7 processor and updated internals.
  63. Audiocasts/Shows: Bad Voltage, TWIL, and mintCast
    3 new episodes
  64. today's howtos
    5 more howtos
  65. Shotwell updated to 0.32.3 with Some Fixes
    Shotwell photo viewer and organizer released new 0.32.3 version a day ago with minor updates
  66. Software: Video Chat Software, Ip vs. Ifconfig, Yum vs. Dnf, Nano or Vim
    Some software-related lists/comparisons
  67. How Kali Linux Can Help Security Test Your Network
    a great way to uncover vulnerabilities on your network and the attached systems
  68. today's howtos
    5 howtos
  69. It's False: Those Are Not Alternatives to LibreOffice. They're Proprietary or Not Maintained.
    At least half of those alternatives are Not FOSS
  70. 16 Best Free and Open Source Linux Wiki Engines
    To provide an insight into the quality of software that is available, we have compiled a list of 16 high quality free Linux wiki engines
  71. Security Leftovers
    a dozen new links
  72. The Best Docker Alternatives for 2023
    Looking for an alternative to Docker? Learn about the top alternatives to Docker, their features, pricing, and benefits.
  73. MIKROE Launches ClickID to Make Click Boards and Other mikroBUS Hardware Hotpluggable in Linux
    MikroElektronika, also known as MIKROE, has announced a new open source approach to handling Click and other mikroBUS-compatible boards under Linux and similar operating systems, complete with support for hot-plug operations: ClickID
  74. Olimex Shows Off an Open-Hardware Linux-Based Autonomous Drone Swarm
    Lightweight fixed-wing drones, designed for mapping and more, are driven by onboard OLinuXino single-board computers.
  75. What Is Fedora Onyx? An Immutable Budgie-Based Linux Distro
    It's Budgie, except really hard to break.
  76. today's leftovers
    5 more articles
  77. Software: Godot 4.2 RC 1, Libxml2 2.12.0, and 7 Best Free and Open Source Compositing Window Managers
    3 new articles
  78. Chen Hui Jing Blogs About Web and Free Software
    Chen Hui Jing is back
  79. Linux Plumbers Conference and Tomeu Vizoso's Work on Linux Graphics
    Some kernel news
  80. Security Leftovers
    only 4 more stories for now
  81. 8 Tips To Keep Your Phone Running Like New and 5 Best GNU/Linux Phones to Watch Out for in 2023
    Fairphone and GNU/Linux
  82. Understanding the Next Wave of Desktop Environment Innovations
    As of 2023, the GNU/Linux DE landscape is vibrant and varied. GNOME and KDE Plasma lead in popularity, offering a blend of aesthetic appeal and functional richness
  83. Russia pivots to Chinese CPUs that aren't subject to US sanctions - Russia's homegrown Linux-based Alt OS now supports Chinese LoongArch chips
    Russian Alt GNU/Linux ported to Loongson's LoongArch64 architecture to properly support LS5000 and LS6000 processors
  84. LXQt 1.4 Desktop Arrives for Lubuntu 23.10 Users, Here’s How to Install It
    The Lubuntu developers have decided to backport the LXQt 1.4 desktop environment to the latest Lubuntu 23.10 (Mantic Minotaur) release.

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