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posted by Roy Schestowitz on Nov 30, 2023

Updated This Past Day

  1. Open source email pioneer Roundcube joins the Nextcloud family
    We are thrilled to announce that Roundcube project has found a new home with Nextcloud
  2. Google Purging Many Accounts: My Experience
    a rant about Google
  3. Links 30/11/2023: Google Purging Many Accounts and Content (to Save Money), Finland Fully Seals Border With Russia
    Links for the day
  4. Red Hat’s RHEL 10 will Phase Out Xorg in Favor of Wayland
    RHEL 10’s plan reveals Wayland’s dominance in future Linux releases, focusing on enhanced display features
  5. Paru 2.0 Arch’s AUR Helper Is a Major Update After Long Hiatus
    Revamped Paru 2.0 enhances Arch Linux package management with superior PKGBUILD repo support, interactive commands, and system updates
  6. PeerTube Gets Better Features Than YouTube With Version 6 Release
    Ever wanted to run your video platform free from the clutches of Big Tech?
  7. Northern Africa: GNU/Linux at About 3% on Desktops and Laptops, Android Reduces Microsoft Windows to Very Little
    a consistent downward trend for Microsoft
  8. Richard Stallman: Releasing Free Software If You Work at a University
    Date: 2021/10/01
  9. FriendlyELEC CM3588 NAS Kit comes with four M.2 Key-M 2280 PCIe Gen 3 x1 sockets
    FriendlyELEC provides Debian 11, Ubuntu 22.04, Android 12 TV, FriendlyWrt 21.02/23.05 (OpenWrt forks), and OpenMediaVault images, all based on a fairly recent Linux 6.1 LTS kernel
  10. TUXEDO Sirius 16 Unveiled as TUXEDO’s First All-AMD Linux Gaming Laptop
    TUXEDO Sirius 16 announced as TUXEDO Computers’ first all-AMD Linux gaming laptop featuring AMD Ryzen 7 7840HS and AMD Radeon RX 7600M XT.
  11. Security Leftovers and Windows TCO
    5 stories


  12. today's leftovers
    5 more stories
  13. Open Hardware: Raspberry Pi and “AirGradient ONE”
    2 CNX articles
  14. Security Leftovers and Windows TCO
    Microsoft among the main culprits
  15. Kernel Articles in LWN
    4 new articles liberated from paywall moments ago
  16. Fractal 5: Linux Matrix Messaging App Level-Up with GTK 4 and Rust SDK
    Matrix messaging app for GNOME gets an upgrade with GTK4, Rust SDK, and more.
  17. Latest Steam Client Update Improves Steam Overlay for CS2 and Other Games on Linux
    Valve released today a new stable Steam Client update that brings various improvements for Linux gamers, as well as a couple of new features and numerous bug fixes.
  18. Kernel and Graphics Leftovers
    3 more stories
  19. Open Hardware and Linux-centric Hardware
    another half dozen
  20. Arduino and Raspberry Pi Projects
    half a dozen new stories
  21. coreboot 4.22 & 4.22.01 have been released
    The next release is planned for the 19th of February, 2024
  22. Servers: Omnios Server and Kubernetes
    Some back end stuff
  23. Security Leftovers and Windows TCO
    mostly the latter
  24. Programming Leftovers
    Rust, Perl, and much more
  25. Free, Libre, and Open Source Software: Eleutheria, Digital Public Goods Alliance Meeting, and Openwashing by OSI
    Some FOSS links
  26. New Steam Games with Native Linux Clients with Retro Commander and Sand:Box - 2023-11-29 Edition
    Between 2023-11-22 and 2023-11-29 there were 16 New Steam games released with Native GNU/Linux clients
  27. Mozilla Firefox: Tor Browser 13.5a2 and Open extensions on Firefox for Android
    Some Firefox news
  28. Armbian 23.11 Released with Linux Kernel 6.6 LTS and Support for New Devices
    The Armbian project announced today the release and general availability of Armbian 23.11 as the latest version of this GNU/Linux distribution tailored for ARM-powered embedded devices.
  29. Events: FOSDEM, Free Software Directory Meeting, and IETF 118
    4 new links
  30. Audiocasts/Shows: Linux Matters and Coder Radio
    Two new episodes
  31. Lists of GNU/Linux Software and Reflections on Version 4.5.0 of syslog-ng
    Some software news
  32. today's howtos
    many howtos for Wednesday
  33. 4MLinux 44 Adds System-Wide VA-API Support, Improves Printing Support
    4MLinux creator Zbigniew Konojacki announced today the release and general availability for download of a new stable and major release of his independent and lightweight GNU/Linux distribution, 4MLinux 44.
  34. The Free Software Foundation's (FSF) International Day Against DRM
    new press release for IDAD
  35. Mesa 23.3 Linux Graphics Stack Brings the NVK Vulkan Driver for NVIDIA Hardware
    The Mesa 3D Project announced today the release and general availability of Mesa 23.3 as the latest version of this open-source graphics stack for GNU/Linux distributions and other platforms.
  36. KDE Plasma 6 Desktop Environment Is Now Available for Public Beta Testing
    The KDE Project released today the first beta version of the upcoming KDE Plasma 6 desktop environment for public testing three weeks after the alpha development milestone.
  37. Cinnamon 6.0 Desktop Environment Arrives with Initial Wayland Support
    Work on the Cinnamon 6.0 is over and the final release landed today on GitHub, so it’s my pleasure to guide you guys through some of the most important changes included in this major update.
  38. Android Leftovers
    Firefox for Android is getting over 400 more extensions in December
  39. Fedora Workstation 39 and beyond
    I have not been so active for a while with writing these Fedora Workstation updates and part of the reason was that I felt I was beginning to repeat myself a lot
  40. Android Leftovers
    5 Best upcoming Android games in 2024
  41. today's howtos
    technical posts
  42. Games: Dredge, Steam, and More
    half a dozen posts, mostly by Liam Dawe
  43. Stable kernels: Linux 6.6.3, Linux 6.5.13, Linux 6.1.64, Linux 5.15.140, Linux 5.10.202, Linux 5.4.262, Linux 4.19.300, and Linux 4.14.331
    I'm announcing the release of the 6.6.3 kernel
  44. Today in Techrights
    Some of the latest articles
  45. Tails 5.20 Brings Latest Tor Browser, Ditches AdGuard Filter List
    Tails 5.20 release enhanced privacy with the Tor Browser 13.0.4 update and improved email security with Thunderbird 115.5.0
  46. Varia is a Brand New Download Manager for Linux
    Varia is a new, open-source download manager for Linux based on Aria2, a powerful command-line download utility
  47. 14 Best Free and Open Source Terminal-Based Music Players
    Linux has many music tools which offer enhanced functionality and integration with internet music services
  48. Off-Theme Presents: Shades of Purple
    One unexpected week-long break later (sorry)… in the third installment of Off-Theme, let’s have a taste of a global theme with a rather eye-grabbing set of shades
  49. today's leftovers
    FSF, IBM, and more
  50. More Security Incidents, Patches, and Microsoft Windows TCO
    Windows leads to breaches
  51. Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter and Other Canonical/Ubuntu News
    5 links for today
  52. Insider Tips for Buying a New Personal Computer
    Consider the Benefits of Linux and Chromebooks
  53. Support for AMD’s next-gen GPUs has been spotted in recent Linux patches
    Previous patches referred to the GPUs as GFX10 and GFX10.2
  54. Proprietary Qt Releases and 'Free' Samples for Schools
    Some Qt news
  55. Red Hat Plans to Retire X.Org Server in RHEL 10
    Red Hat announces the removal of X.Org Server in RHEL 10, signalling a strategic move towards a more secure, feature-rich graphical environment with Wayland.
  56. Programming Leftovers
    Python, KDE, and more
  57. New or Updates Lists of GNU/Linux
    4 lists and one ASUSTOR Data Master review
  58. Linux Devices and Projects/Products: FriendlyELEC, Raspberry Pi, Arduino
    Open Hardware and such
  59. today's howtos
    few for now
  60. Ultramarine Linux 39 Review: Fedora for Everyone
    A review of Ultramarine Linux 39, which brings the Fedora 39 base, the latest Kernel and customized desktops.
  61. weston 13.0.0
    This is the official release for weston 13.0.0
  62. Switcheroo - Simple & Modern GTK4 Image Converter for Linux
    Looking for app to convert your photo images into other formats? Try Switcheroo.
  63. Linux Kernel 6.5 Reaches End of Life, It’s Time to Upgrade to Linux Kernel 6.6 LTS
    Linux kernel 6.5 reached end of life and all users are now recommended to upgrade their system to the latest Linux 6.6 LTS kernel as soon as possible.
  64. Android Leftovers
    Google Messages Gets Support for Ultra HDR
  65. Let’s talk about Fairphone’s work in the Congo
    There has been a lot of social media buzz over the last few weeks on a myriad of issues related to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)
  66. today's howtos
    many howtos for the day
  67. PipeWire Hits 1.0.0 with Improved JACK and Buffer Optimizations
    Revamped PipeWire 1.0.0 delivers memfd/dma-buf leak resolutions, improved JACK port handling, and more
  68. Microsoft, Worthless Chatbots (Misframed as "AI") and Windows Cost of Ownership (TCO)
    some Microsoft stuff
  69. Programming Leftovers
    5 links for today's coding section
  70. today's leftovers
    5 articles/topics
  71. Audiocasts/Shows: Destination Linux, Linux Saloon, Linux in the Ham Shack, Linux User Space, Late Night Linux, WordPress Briefing
    half a dozen new episodes
  72. today's howtos
    only 4 more for the time being
  73. This week in KDE: the Plasma 6 feature freeze approaches
    At this point nearly all the planned features for Plasma 6 are done
  74. Games: Poker, Steam, and More
    mostly by Liam Dawe
  75. Economic Downturn is Good for (or Favours) BSDs and GNU/Linux
    we're likely to witness growing adoption of distros, especially in developing nations
  76. Android Leftovers
    Extend the Lifespan of Your Android Phone Battery with These Tips
  77. Plans for Next Month and Next Year
    December starts this week
  78. Today in Techrights
    Some of the latest articles

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