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posted by Roy Schestowitz on Feb 13, 2024

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Updated This Past Day

  1. Android Leftovers
    Google improving integration between Android phones and tablets
  2. Brazil and India (Combined Population of Nearly 1.7 Billion People) Topping Records for GNU/Linux Usage [original]
    more interesting to us (today at least) is Brazil
  3. GNU/Linux Surges to All-Time High in Spain This Month [original]
    GNU/Linux has smashed through 3% in Spain for the first time this month
  4. Sooner or Later One in Ten Laptops (or Desktops) in the UK Will Run GNU/Linux [original]
    GNU/Linux at 7.2% in the UK this month (including ChromeOS, which sells well around here and is available in most stores)

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  5. UBports Is Switching to a Fixed-Release Model for Ubuntu Touch OTA Updates
    The UBports Foundation announced that they plan to switch to a fixed-release model for future OTA (Over-the-Air) updates for their Ubuntu Touch mobile operating system.
  6. Rhino Linux Development Temporarily Paused
    Rhino Linux development is on hold to address burnout and improve sustainability - a step towards a healthier team environment
  7. The best Linux distros for 2024
    Linux has options for beginners, power users, and everything in between
  8. Best Free and Open Source Goodness
    To provide an insight into the quality of software that is available
  9. today's leftovers
    software, hardware, and more
  10. Kodi 20.4 "Nexus" - Release
    It looks like one last hurrah was premature for the "Nexus" line: we find ourselves back again already, this time with a new 20.4 release
  11. Security Leftovers and Windows TCO
    incidents and more
  12. Programming Leftovers
    4 coding related picks
  13. today's howtos
    quite a few Monday picks
  14. Sparky 2024.02 Rolls Out New Features and Kernel Updates
    Sparky Linux 2024.02: New kernels, Pipewire 1.0.3, and improved CLI installer for better file system compatibility
  15. SparkyLinux 2024.02 Improves CLI Installer, Adds More Debian Trixie Updates
    SparkyLinux 2024.02 has been released today as another snapshot in the semi-rolling series of this Debian-based GNU/Linux distribution leveraging the Debian Testing repositories.
  16. 9to5Linux Weekly Roundup: February 11th, 2024
    The 174th installment of the 9to5Linux Weekly Roundup is here for the week ending on February 11th, 2024
  17. Linux 6.8-rc4
    halfway there now
  18. Ubuntu Core Desktop Debut No Longer Planned for April
    Ubuntu Core Desktop will not be released alongside Ubuntu 24.04 LTS in April, as originally hoped
  19. Firefox Devs Working on Tab Previews
    Tab previews are in the works for a future release of Mozilla Firefox
  20. Review: Adelie Linux 1.0 Beta
    Adelie Linux is a fairly young project, but one I've been hearing people talk about recently
  21. Affordable Radxa ZERO 3W Featuring Up to 8GB RAM and Onboard eMMC Storage
    It supports Debian, Ubuntu, and other Linux distributions, and meets CE and FCC standards
  22. Today in Techrights
    Some of the latest articles
  23. today's leftovers
    Microsoft, KDE, Python, and more
  24. TechTarget/ComputerWeekly on Free, Libre, and Open Source Software Versus Openwashing
    Some openwash and FOSS analysis
  25. New Lists of Applications for GNU/Linux and/or Free Software
    a sea of new lists
  26. today's howtos
    howtos from the past week or so
  27. Open source originator: 'We have failed’
    Failing to pay developers has led to corporate takeover, says Bruce Perens

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

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