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posted by Roy Schestowitz on Dec 05, 2023

Updated This Past Day

  1. Linux 6.7-rc4 and More
    Yes, some stable ones too
  2. In India, Windows Falls Below 15% Market Share While Android Rises to All-Time Highs, According to statCounter
    walking away from Microsoft


  3. Grisbi Revisited, Tips For Beginners, Part One
    PCLinuxOS Magazine (December Issue)
  4. CXL Microconference, Annual Emacs Conference 'EmacsConf', and GNU World Order
    today's leftovers, GNU and LF focus
  5. Spacedrive, Areca Backup, and Games
    4 stories, software focus
  6. Programming Leftovers
    R, Debian, and more
  7. FreeBSD 14 upgrade stories
    Dan Langille’s blog
  8. today's howtos
    5 howtos
  9. Security Leftovers
    Security incidents, patches, and FUD
  10. GDB 14.1 released
    Version 14.1 of the GDB debugger is out
  11. Django 5.0 released
    The Django team is happy to announce the release of Django 5.0
  12. Zorin OS 17 Beta Released with Quick Settings, Spatial Desktop, and More
    Today, the Zorin OS team announced the general availability for public testing of the beta version of the upcoming Zorin OS 17 release, which promises new and exciting features.
  13. The Demise of News Sites on the Web is No Joking Matter
    Including sites that cover BSD and GNU/Linux
  14. Android Leftovers
    Realme GT 5 Pro Storage, Connectivity Revealed; Confirmed to Get Three Android Upgrades
  15. GNU/Linux, Our Path to Software Freedom
    Response to a provocative piece by Christian Siebold
  16. today's leftovers
    Document Foundation, Windows TCO, and more
  17. Programming Leftovers
    also education and LibreOffice
  18. Qemu, Graphics, and Kernels
    4 links
  19. Orange Pi AIPro SBC features a 20 TOPS Huawei Ascent AI SoC
    Orange Pi says the board supports Ubuntu and openEuler operating systems and can be used for a range of applications such as natural language processing
  20. Open Hardware: Reverse Engineering, pico-WSPR-tx, Raspberry Pi, and Arduboy
    projects for hacking
  21. today's howtos
    howtos for Sunday and Monday
  22. Debian trademark canceled
    From a practical perspective, if the precedent authorizes legitimate interest and fair use web sites
  23. Cinnamon 6 Desktop: Best New Features
    A new release of the Cinnamon 6 desktop environment is now available with experimental Wayland support.
  24. Today in Techrights
    Some of the latest articles
  25. Mozilla Now Provide Firefox Beta & Developer Edition Debs
    Mozilla now provides Deb builds of Firefox Beta and Firefox Developer Edition for Debian-based Linux distributions (y’know, like Ubuntu)
  26. Manjaro-based Mabox Linux 23.12 features new LTS kernel
    As we approach the end of 2023, the Linux community receives a delightful surprise
  27. This App Records System Audio & Microphone Together in Ubuntu
    Looking to record system sounds and your microphone at the same time on Ubuntu, and save it to a single audio file
  28. 10 Best Free and Open Source Linux eCommerce Software
    To provide an insight into the quality of software that is available, we have compiled a list of 10 high quality free Linux eCommerce applications
  29. Review: openSUSE MicroOS
    MicroOS is a special branch of the openSUSE project
  30. 9to5Linux Weekly Roundup: December 3rd, 2023
    The 165th installment of the 9to5Linux Weekly Roundup is here for the week ending on December 3rd, 2023.
  31. Bootlin, Linux Revisionism, and More
    Some more leftovers
  32. GNU/Linux Software: Alternatives to Apple Pages, Docker Commands, and October/November in KDE Itinerary
    3 new articles
  33. Security Leftovers
    many Windows TCO stories, too
  34. Weekly GNU-like Mobile Linux Update (47/2023): SIP calling on Genode and a FOSDEM stand
    FOSDEM 2024 will feature a Mobile Linux stand, Fractal 5, a new episode of the postmarketOS podcast, and a lot more!
  35. today's howtos
    some from the past week too
  36. Red Hat and Fedora Leftovers
    3 older links that we missed
  37. Alpine 3.15.11, 3.16.8, 3.17.6 and 3.18.5 released | Alpine Linux
    availability of new stable releases
  38. Audiocasts/Shows and Recent YouTube Videos
    Mostly Indivious links
  39. 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.
  40. Nitrux 3.2 Released with Aesthetic FHS, Linux Kernel 6.6 LTS, and Updated Installer
    Nitrux 3.2 systemd-free and Debian-based distribution is now available for download with Aesthetic FHS file system implementation, Secure Boot support, and Linux kernel 6.6 LTS.
  41. UCS 5.2 Alpha: Preliminary version of the next UCS released
    UCS 5.2 will be based on the latest stable Debian version: Debian 12 “Bookworm”
  42. /e/OS 1.17 Released with Enhanced Privacy and Functionality
    The /e/OS 1.17 just relased, bringing a wave of enhancements, from improved privacy measures to a redesigned user interface.
  43. NixOS 23.11 “Tapir” Released with the GNOME 45 Desktop and Wi-Fi 6 Support
    NixOS, a Linux distribution and a set of packages usable on other Linux systems and macOS, has been updated today to version 23.11.
  44. 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.
  45. 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.
  46. FSF-EEE on "Public Money? Public Code!" and Router Freedom
    2 updates from the fake (imposter) FSF
  47. Devices: Raspberry Pi 5, OpenMV, and Orange Pi
    3 stories
  48. Kernel Space/Linux News
    mostly kernel stuff
  49. The EU’s Cyber Resilience Act, Security Incidents, and Windows TCO
    security incidents mostly
  50. Programming Leftovers
    R, AWK, and more
  51. Distributions and Operating Systems: Qemu, Debian-Based Distros, and EasyOS
    4 news picks
  52. GNU Taler v0.9.3 released
    We have addressed over 200 individual issues, our bug tracker has the full list. Notable changes include: [...]
  53. Ruben Schade's Compaq retrocomputer and retrocomputer FPGAs
    some tech festing
  54. Steam Deck Raises GNU/Linux's Profile in Gaming, SteamOS 3.5.8 Coming Soon
    Some gaming news
  55. today's howtos
    some Sunday howtos
  56. HPLIP 3.23.12 is out with New HP Printers Support for Linux
    The new release add some new HP devices support
  57. KStars 3.6.8 is Released
    It's a bi-monthly bug-fix release with a couple of exciting features
  58. 5 Most Privacy Focused Web Browsers
    LibreWolf get rids of all the telemetry, DRM protection, and adds various improvements to the security-side of things
  59. 11 Best Free and Open Source Log Analyzers
    Only free and open source software is eligible for inclusion
  60. digiKam 8.2.0 is released
    After five months of active maintenance and long bugs triage
  61. Small but mighty, 9Front's 'Humanbiologics' is here
    Plan 9
  62. How Meta Patches Linux at Hyperscale
    Patching Linux is easy. Except when you need to patch tens of thousands of servers without downtime. Here's how Meta does it.
  63. today's leftovers
    KDE, GNOME, and more
  64. Programming Leftovers
    5 more links, focus on Python and R
  65. Coverage of Applications for GNU/Linux (or Free Software)
    medevel mostly
  66. Proprietary Security Failures: Microsoft and Apple
    5 stories
  67. RADXA ROCK S0, Robot Pianist, and Pimoroni's £13.50 NVMe Base
    Open hardware stuff
  68. today's howtos
    5 more howtos
  69. Why SUSE CEO Melissa di Donato Got Fired, OpenSUSE's OBS Down
    Inside stories
  70. Security Leftovers
    mostly news about incidents
  71. Microsoft Breaking the Law, Then Bribing the British Government
  72. No More Prisoners of Windows (POWs)
    In the world's most populous nation, India, GNU/Linux seem to have grown massively

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