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  2. GNU/Linux Leftovers
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  3. Security Leftovers
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  4. today's howtos
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  5. Recent EPEL dnf problems with some EL8 systems
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  6. CentOS Stream 8 END OF LIFE
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  7. Linux Lite 7.0 RC1 Released
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  8. Daphile 24.05 Released
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  9. TrueNAS CORE 13.3-BETA1 is Now Available
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  11. Ubuntu in Wikipedia and the Military
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  12. SysGlance and Nmap 7.95 Released
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  13. Open Hardware/Modding: Amiga, Raspberry Pi, Adafruit, and More
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  14. today's howtos
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  15. Debian Contributions, Debian Policy
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  16. Open Source Security Podcast, LINUX Unplugged, The Linux Link Tech Show, and Invidious
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  17. EuroLinux 9.4 Release Notes
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  18. /e/OS v2 live launch on Thursday May 16th
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  21. Android Leftovers
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  27. Free, Libre, and Open Source Software Leftoveers
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  28. today's howtos
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  30. Ubuntu 24.10 Release Date Set for October 10, 2024
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  31. Rocky Linux sponsor offers lifeline for firms using CentOS 7
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