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  5. KDE Frameworks 6.1.0
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  11. today's howtos
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  15. Ardour 8.5 Open-Source DAW Improves Linux and AAF Import Support
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  17. TUXEDO Sirius 16 Gen2 All-AMD Linux Gaming Laptop Gets Faster Ryzen 7 CPU
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  18. today's leftovers
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  19. Fedora, IBM, and Red Hat Buying Shallow Puff Pieces About Itself (to Link to)
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  20. Free, Libre, and Open Source Software Leftovers
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  21. Mozilla: Firefox, DEI Marketing, and Text Translator
    3 stories about/from Mozilla
  22. Defences Down! ClamTk is No Longer Maintained
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  23. Orange Pi 5 Pro – A low-cost Rockchip RK3588S SBC with up to 16GB LPDDR5 RAM, dual HDMI video output
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  25. Hardware: RISC-V, Qualcomm, STM32*, and ARM
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  26. Arduino Projects and Products
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  27. Programming Leftovers
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  28. Security and Windows TCO
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  29. Games: Lutris 0.5.17, Vampire Survivors: Operation Guns, and More
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  30. today's howtos
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  31. Today in Techrights
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  33. Linux Security and Windows TCO
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