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posted by Roy Schestowitz on Feb 12, 2024

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Updated This Past Day

  1. PeaZip 9.7 Open-Source File Archiver Utility Adds Native ARM64 Linux Support
    The PeaZip 9.7 open-source, free, and cross-platform archive manager has been released today as a maintenance update meant to refresh the application’s core functionality and also address some bugs.
  2. Statista: Last Year Microsoft Windows' Market Share on Desktops and Laptops Fell to About 60% (statCounter Measured It at 62%) [original]
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  3. Debian 12.5 “Bookworm” Released with 68 Bug Fixes and 42 Security Updates
    The Debian Project announced today the release and general availability of Debian 12.5 as the fourth ISO update to the latest Debian GNU/Linux 12 “Bookworm” operating system series.
  4. Links 11/02/2024: Google's and Microsoft's Sharp (£130 Billion in 'Value') Decline, About 500 More Microsoft Layoffs in Orange County, Rumours About End of XBox Console
    Links for the day
  5. Open Hardware/Modding and Old Devices
    Some hardware news


  6. GNOME Shell and Mutter 46 Beta Released with Numerous Improvements
    The GNOME Project released today the beta versions of the GNOME Shell and Mutter components as part of the upcoming GNOME 46 desktop environment series and they’re packed with lots of improvements.
  7. 6 essential gaming apps for Linux
    Want to game on your Linux machine? Here are six of our favorite apps that can improve your gaming experience
  8. CrossOver Linux 23.7 on openSUSE Tumbleweed
    I was a bit surprised by this as I do recall recently struggling with getting something to run in Linux recently
  9. 12 Best Free and Open Source Load Balancers
    Only free and open source software is eligible for inclusion here
  10. Best Free and Open Source Alternatives to Apple Audio MIDI Setup
    We recommend the best free and open source alternatives
  11. New Releases of GNU libredwg and GNU Guix Events Report
    3 stories about GNU
  12. today's howtos
    only 4 more for the time being
  13. The Usage Of Embedded Linux In Spacecraft
    a few examples of the Linux operating system being used in spacecraft
  14. HandBrake 1.7.3 Open-Source Video Transcoder Released with Linux Fixes
    HandBrake 1.7.3 has been released today as a new maintenance update to this popular open-source, cross-platform, and free video transcoding and conversion software.
  15. today's leftovers
    some remaining links to news
  16. Weekly and Monthly Linux News
    Weekly GNU-like Mobile Linux Update and more
  17. Security Leftovers and Windows TCO
    incidents and analysis
  18. Programming Leftovers
    and some Web stuff
  19. Free, Libre, and Open Source Software Leftover
    misc. FOSS links
  20. Games on Steam Deck SteamOS and GNU/Linux Gaming Predictions
    4 articles about Steam on GNU/Linux
  21. today's howtos
    howtos for Sunday and some older ones
  22. Top Reasons to Use Linux to the Detriment of Windows
    In conclusion, there are many compelling arguments for considering Linux as an alternative to the Windows operating system
  23. Ubuntu 24.04 Wallpaper Contest is Open! Top 8 will be Included
    Wallpaper Contest for the next Ubuntu 24.04 LTS, Noble Numbat, is open
  24. A new(kind of) phone
    I settled on this buggy DotOS nightly build
  25. Review: Tuxedo InfinityBook Pro 14 Linux Laptop
    This 14-inch Linux laptop is light, thin, powerful, and full of battery-saving customization options. It's one of the best Linux laptops we've tested
  26. Android Leftovers
    5 best plant identification apps on Android in 2024
  27. New to Linux? Ubuntu Isn’t Your Only Option
    Find a Linux distro that meets your needs and requirements—that isn't Ubuntu
  28. Fedora Linux Unveils Fedora Atomic Desktops
    Fedora Atomic Desktops Announced: A Unified Approach to rpm-ostree Spins.
  29. Today in Techrights
    Some of the latest articles
  30. Videos: The Past Week's Videos of Interest (Invidious)
    GNU/Linux focus
  31. The 5 Best Linux Gaming Distros in 2024
    Gaming on Linux is getting better all the time. Here are five Linux gaming distros you should try, for current and retro gaming.

    The corresponding text-only bulletin for Sunday contains all the text.

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