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Updated This Past Day

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  8. Linux Centric Hardware
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  11. Programming Leftovers
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  13. today's howtos
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  14. Ubuntu’s App Center Now Finally Supports Installation of Local DEB Packages
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  15. Android Leftovers
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  16. Ubuntu is Finally Adding DEB Installer Support to App Center
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  17. RIP Lynn Conway, Whose Work Gave Us VLSI And Much More
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  18. today's howtos
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  19. Red Hat Statements and Puff Pieces
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  20. Programming Leftovers
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  21. Microsoft Grilled for Letting China and Russia Crack US Government Systems
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  22. Windows TCO Leftovers
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  23. Android Leftovers
    The most eagerly anticipated emulator for Android is no more
  24. Immich 1.106.1 Brings Similar Image Detection Feature
    Immich's latest update simplifies setup and brings duplicate image detection
  25. This Open Source Active Probe Won’t Break the Bank
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  26. Fwupd 1.9.21 Introduces Support for Synaptics Carrera Devices
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  27. Switching to GNU/Linux: Mentally
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  28. Open Hardware: RPGA Feather, Raspberry Pi, RISC-V, and More
    Some hardware picks
  29. Deepin Linux V23 RC2 delivers a kung fu kick from China to knock out Windows 11
    The latest iteration of Deepin, V23 RC2, is here and the developers are looking for testers
  30. Kernel Space and Instructionals/Technical Posts
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  33. Luckfox Pico Ultra RV1106 is a Linux Micro Development Board with PoE Support
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  35. Today in Techrights
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  36. Debian's /tmpest in a teapot
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  37. Security Leftovers
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  38. LWN on Linux Kernel Space
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