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Updated This Past Day

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  6. today's howtos
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  7. 'Linux' Foundation Openwashing and FUD (From Microsoft Employees Inside the 'Linux' Foundation)
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  8. Android Leftovers
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  9. Torvalds complicates his use of indentation in Linux Kconfig
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  11. Graphics offload revisited
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  14. Programming Leftovers
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  15. Software: fwbackups, Calamares, Retro, Faircamp, and More
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  16. today's howtos
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  17. Security Leftovers and Windows TCO
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  18. today's howtos
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  19. Stable kernels: Linux 6.8.7, Linux 6.6.28, Linux 6.1.87, and Linux 5.15.156
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  20. LXQt 2.0 Desktop Environment Officially Released, This Is What’s New
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  21. Programming Leftovers
    Programming related links
  22. Fedora / Red Hat / IBM Leftovers
    Red Hat links
  23. Security Leftovers and Windows TCO
    3 Windows TCO examples
  24. Android Leftovers
    Harnessing the power of Android apps: Trends and innovations for 2024
  25. 6 Best Free and Open Source Web Application Firewalls
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  26. Free, Libre, and Open Source Software Leftovers
    Tor Browser 13.0.14, Mozilla, and Slack alternatives
  27. Games: RetroDECK, Necro Patch, and Lots More
    7 articles from gamingonlinux
  28. Open Source Software Security Engine and Web Application Firewall
    This is free and open source software
  29. today's howtos
    only a handful for now
  30. Open Source Software and Installation Guides
    fwbackups is published under an open source license
  31. Different Linux Distributions
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  32. Purism Differentiator Series, Part 10: Convenience
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  33. today's leftovers
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  34. Red Hat and Fedora Leftovers
    mostly corporate stuff
  35. today's howtos
    only 3 howtos for now
  36. Programming Leftovers
    Programming related links
  37. Today in Techrights
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  38. Gemini Protocol in 2025 Onwards [original]
    over 10,000 requests over Gemini Protocol
  39. Lubuntu 24.04 LTS to Include Snap Installation Monitor for a Smoother Experience
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