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Updated This Past Day

  1. Security Patches and Linux FUD (Blaming Everything on "Linux" Again)
    typical Microsoft et al
  2. Swaziland's Laptops/Desktops: Windows Down From 99% to 51%, Only 8.7% If Mobile Counted Too [original]
    Operating System Market Share Swaziland
  3. Deepin Linux V23 RC: A Windows 11 alternative from China
    Deepin, a Linux-based open-source desktop operating system developed in China

    New

  4. Firefox 127 Enters Beta Testing with Updated Screenshot Tool, Other Changes
    With Firefox 126 out the door, Mozilla has promoted the next major release of its open-source and cross-platform web browser, Firefox 127, to the beta channel for public testing.
  5. today's leftovers
    only 4 more links
  6. Android Leftovers
    Google Done With People Stealing Android Phones
  7. Kernel (Linux) Picks
    Some kernel level news
  8. With Asmi 24.04, Ubuntu's never looked so snappy (without the Snaps)
    Distro formerly known as Zinc cuts the fat, rather than just replacing it
  9. today's leftovers
    only 3 more for now
  10. GNU/Linux Applications and Mozilla Stuff
    not to much from Mozilla though
  11. Canonical/Ubuntu: Clown Computing Upselling ("Ubuntu Pro"), MAAS, and More
    Some Ubuntu centric picks
  12. Programming Leftovers
    and some Web, too
  13. BSD: BSDCan, DragonFly BSD, FreeBSD, and OpenBSD
    Some BSD news
  14. Open Hardware: Raspberry Pi, Arduino, and More
    Some Linux-centric hardware and device hacking
  15. Fedora Family / Red Hat Leftovers
    mostly redhat.com
  16. Audiocasts/Shows: Linux Matters, Sudo Show, WordPress Briefing, and mintCast
    4 new episodes
  17. Security Leftovers and Windows TCO
    Lots of Windows TCO
  18. today's howtos
    last batch for today
  19. Android Leftovers
    Wallpaper Wednesday: Android wallpapers 2024-05-15
  20. Looks Like Arch Linux Is Going To Officially Support ARM/RISC-V
    Arch Linux is making better efforts to support newer architectures
  21. today's howtos
    half a ddozen howtos
  22. Tor Browser and Firefox Stories
    3 stories for today
  23. We need your help to release the LibrePlanet 2024 videos
    Thanks for joining us for another successful LibrePlanet conference this year
  24. Games: Steam, Bundles and More
    9 stories from gamingonlinux
  25. Breadboard OS Is An Operating System For The Pi Pico
    Operating systems! They’re everywhere these days, from your smart TV to your smartphone
  26. Debian’s Decision to Cut KeePassXC Features Sparked Debate
    A Debian developer's controversial decision to cut some of KeePassXC's networking capabilities has sparked discontent among its users
  27. Best Free and Open Source Software
    They are all free and open source goodness
  28. Collections of Different Linux Distributions
    A distro provides the user with a desktop environment, preloaded applications, and ways to update and maintain the system
  29. SeeedStudio Previews R1000 Powered by Raspberry Pi CM4
    The reComputer R1000 by Seeed Studio is a high-performance and cost-effective edge IoT controller based on the Raspberry Pi solution
  30. Microsoft Windows 11 Caches Exploitable Malware
    Reprinted with permission from Cybershow
  31. Today in Techrights
    Some of the latest articles

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

    Top-read articles (excluding bot/crawler visits):

    Span from 2024-05-09 to 2024-05-15
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    1016 /n/2024/05/08/Fedora_Asahi_Remix_40_Is_Now_Available_for_Apple_Silicon_Macs_w.shtml
    841 /n/2024/05/12/Linux_Kernel_6_9_Officially_Released_This_Is_What_s_New.shtml

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