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posted by Roy Schestowitz on Dec 09, 2023

Updated This Past Day

  1. Debian-based SparkyLinux 7.2 'Orion Belt' is the Windows 11 alternative of your dreams
    SparkyLinux, a well-known Debian-based distribution, has just released its latest update -- version 7.2
  2. 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.
  3. Django 5.0 released
    The Django team is happy to announce the release of Django 5.0
  4. Misinformation by Microsoft
    Lies and spin in the media and Wikipedia
  5. 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.
  6. LibreOffice 7.6.4 Office Suite Is Now Available for Download
    The Document Foundation announced today the release and general availability for download of LibreOffice 7.6.4 as the fourth maintenance update in the latest LibreOffice 7.6 open-source office suite series.
  7. Ethical Hacking Distro Kali Linux 2023.4 Brings Support for Raspberry Pi 5
    Offensive Security released today Kali Linux 2023.4 as the last update of the year for their popular ethical hacking and penetration testing distribution based on Debian GNU/Linux.
  8. today's howtos
    only 3 for now
  9. Raspberry Pi OS Gets New Dark GTK Theme, Better Raspberry Pi 5 Support
    The Raspberry Pi Foundation released a new version of their Raspberry Pi OS distribution for Raspberry Pi single-board computers that improves support for the latest Raspberry Pi 5 model, a new dark theme, updates various apps, and adds some new features.


  10. Calliope 10.0: creating music playlists using Tracker Miner FS
    This fixes a couple of long standing issues I wanted to tackle
  11. A format that does one thing well or one-size-fits-all?
    The Unix philosophy states that we ought to design programs that “do one thing well”
  12. Security Leftovers
    half a dozen stories
  13. Zorin OS 17: Best New Features
    Zorin OS 17 delivers a new level of user experience with innovative features like Spatial Desktop, a revamped Software Store, and advanced window tiling. Discover a faster, smoother, and more productive workflow.
  14. today's howtos
    many howtos
  15. Updates on trademark actions against the PostgreSQL community
    Fundación PostgreSQL has surrendered all trademarks and entered into a trademark license with the PostgreSQL Community Association
  16. Android Leftovers
    4 advanced Gboard adjustments for faster Android typing
  17. Canonical/Ubuntu Leftovers
    fixes, news, and bugs
  18. today's leftovers
    Open Access, Openwashing, and more
  19. Security Leftovers and Windows TCO
    Mostly Windows TCO incidents
  20. Calibre eBook App Now Supports Audio ePubs - Custom Notes
    The latest version introduces a clutch of new capabilities to the manager’s existing roster of ebook conversion, syncing, reading, and editing options
  21. Android Leftovers
    Android Repair Mode Starts to Roll Out for Some Select Devices
  22. Difference Between openSUSE Leap and Tumbleweed
    The world of Linux distributions is vast and varied, with each offering its unique blend of features, stability, and software
  23. Tumbleweed gets LLVM, Sudo, GCC Updates
    This week openSUSE Tumbleweed has been on a constant roll as consecutive snapshots arrive with fresh software updates
  24. Radxa Zero 3W SBC – Rockchip RK3566 SoC, 8GB RAM, WiFi 6 in Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W form factor
    The company provides Debian and Ubuntu OS images (XFCE or Server variants) as well as hardware access/control library for Linux
  25. KDE Gear 23.08.4
    Over 120 individual programs plus dozens of programmer libraries and feature plugins are released simultaneously as part of KDE Gear
  26. Red Hat greases migration to RHEL for CentOS 7 holdouts
    Insights tool aims to simplify conversion process, but it'll probably cost you
  27. NixOS: A Combination Linux OS and Package Manager
    The NixOS Linux distribution offers the promise of faster repeatable builds across hardware platforms, but has a learning curve
  28. What Is an Immutable Linux Distro, and Should You Use One
    Linux but more secure
  29. 5 reasons Linux is better than Windows for gaming handhelds
    Linux is better for gaming handhelds overall, and the Steam Deck proves why that is
  30. 6 Best Free and Open Source Terminal-Based Image Viewers
    Only free and open source software is eligible for inclusion
  31. Krita 5.2.2 Released
    We bring you another 5.2 series bug fix release with Krita 5.2.2
  32. Torvalds, GNU/Linux, and Leftovers
    today's leftovers
  33. Firefox on the brink?
    With such a continuing free-fall, Firefox is inevitably nearing the point where USWDS will remove it, like Internet Explorer before it, from the list of supported browsers
  34. Programming Leftovers
    Perl, Python, and more
  35. BSD: Investing in FreeBSD, HBA for FreeBSD
    a pair of BSD posts
  36. Canonical/Ubuntu Blog: Corporate Stuff and Buzzwords
    3 new blog posts
  37. Systemd 255 Released: A Major Update for Linux Systems
    Learn about the exciting new features and improvements in systemd 255, including systemd-storagetm, systemd-bsod, and more!
  38. Games: Native GNU/Linux Clients, Godot Engine, and More
    8 items, mostly from Liam Dawe (Thursday)
  39. Open Hardware: RISC-V, Orange Pi, Raspberry Pi, and More
    Several stories about devices
  40. Security Leftovers
    Many Microsoft failings here
  41. Microsoft: Windows Issues, Antitrust Issues, and Layoffs
    Some opposition news
  42. New systemd update will bring Windows’ infamous Blue Screen of Death to Linux
    To this day, networked PCs in macOS are represented by beige CRT monitors displaying a BSOD
  43. Linux Mint 21.3 Beta Is Now Available for Download with Cinnamon 6.0
    After confirming that the beta version of Linux Mint 21.3 will be coming this week, the Linux Mint team has now published the ISO images of all three Linux Mint editions, which can be downloaded right now.
  44. LinuxLinks on translateLocally and PDF Development Libraries
    2 articles for today
  45. today's howtos
    a longer batch for today
  46. 100 Million Firmware Updates Supplied By The LVFS
    supplied over 100 million updates to GNU/Linux machines
  47. 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
  48. Free, Libre, and Open Source Software Leftovers
    FOSS news and education focus
  49. Programming Leftovers
    Perl, Shell, and more
  50. Open Hardware/Modding: Raspberry Pi, ESP32, and More
    a bunch of device-related news
  51. Kernel: Linux, Etnaviv NPU, libvirt and KVM
    technical posts
  52. today's howtos
    5 howtos for now
  53. Today in Techrights
    Some of the latest articles
  54. Security: ICANN, Mozilla, and Microsoft
    3 more stories
  55. Alpine Linux 3.19 Released with Linux Kernel 6.6 LTS and Raspberry Pi 5 Support
    The Alpine Linux team announced today the release and general availability of Alpine Linux 3.19 as a major update to this independent and security-oriented GNU/Linux distribution.
  56. Security Leftovers and Windows TCO
    3 stories
  57. Games: Steam Deck, GameMode, and More
    7 new article from Liam Dawe
  58. Android Leftovers
    Missed something important? Android's Notification History means all is not lost
  59. The Fairphone 5 scores a perfect 10 on iFixit
    We are super stoked to announce that the Fairphone 5 has received a 10/10 on iFixit’s repairability scale
  60. The Linux Mint Blog: Monthly News – November 2023
    brief today because we’re a little bit late in our schedule
  61. AlmaLinux Expands ELevate’s Functionality with EPEL Integration
    AlmaLinux’s ELevate now offers EPEL support, ensuring a smoother transition from CentOS 7 to AlmaLinux 8
  62. Mixtile Cluster Box is a $339.00 4-Node Cluster Solution with Built-in PCIe Switch
    Furthermore , it supports OSes such as Ubuntu, Debian and Armbian
  63. Programming Leftovers
    mostly R today
  64. today's leftovers
    Games, graphics, Mozilla, and more
  65. Canonical on Edge storage with MicroCeph and Joining the Sylva project
    2 blog posts from this week
  66. Security Leftovers and Lots of Windows TCO (Microsoft-Related Breaches)
    patches and more, even FUD
  67. LWN's Coverage of Kernel Maintainers Summit and More Linux Stuff (Technical)
    now outside the paywall
  68. today's howtos
    only 5 howtos for tonight
  69. Windows 11 scores dead last in gaming performance tests against 3 Linux gaming distros
    The testing was run at the high-end of quality settings, and Valve's Proton was used to run Windows games on Linux
  70. KDE Plasma 6's open beta delivers myriad delights - and you can try it now
    The team's official release is due in February 2024, but you can test the distro's beta 1 today. Here's how.
  71. ElementaryOS Review After 1 1/2 Years
    I was still disappointed about not being able to buy a Mac, and I recalled reading about a Linux distribution that supposedly resembled MacOS. After conducting a quick Google search, I rediscovered ElementaryOS.

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