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  5. Linux Kernel News
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  6. today's leftovers
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  9. KDE PIM Sprint and Federico Mena-Quintero on GNOME
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  10. today's howtos
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  11. Here’s Why I Think KDE Is a Better Desktop Environment Than GNOME
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  12. Android Leftovers
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  13. The Linux Mint 22 Beta is almost here as ISO testing gets underway
    In the past, Canonical would push out Ubuntu in April and October and Linux Mint releases would follow just a month later usually in May and November
  14. Radxa Fogwise Airbox AI box review – Part 2: Llama3, Stable Diffusion, imgSearch, Python SDK, YOLOv8
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    Add your thoughts to the app like you jot down things in your diary
  16. HandBrake 1.8.1 Video Transcoder Fixes Bugs and Issues
    HandBrake 1.8.1 free video transcoder fixes video artifacts, subtitle corruption, and more
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  18. Open Hardware/Modding Leftovers
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  19. today's howtos
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  20. Free Software Leftovers
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  21. UEFI Holes and Windows TCO
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  22. today's howtos
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  23. Security Leftovers
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  24. Audiocasts/Shows and Videos (Invidious)
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  25. Peropesis 2.6: several updates
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  26. NuTyX 24.6.3 available with cards 2.7.4
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  27. SysLinuxOS 12.4 released
    SysLinuxOS 12.4 released. SysLinuxOS is updated to version 12.4
  28. Releasing SKUDONET 7.1.0 Community Edition
    We are very proud to announce the next SKUDONET Community Edition v7.1.0, we have been working hard for more than 6 months and finally, the results are awesome
  29. Security Leftovers
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  30. Ubuntu and OpenSUSE Leftovers
    today's leftovers
  31. Programming Leftovers
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  32. Applications: Cambalache, AMD ROCm, and Oi Grandad
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  33. Open Hardware/Modding: Raspberry Pi and More
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  34. Today in Techrights
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  35. Looking for the artwork for Trixie the next Debian release
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  37. Blaming "Linux" for Problems of VMware (Prolific GPL Violator, Infringer of the Linux Licence)
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  38. Intel Slips Battlemage Support And Power-Saving Features Into Linux 6.11
    "The year of the Linux desktop" is a long-standing meme among PC enthusiasts, but thanks to controversial decisions by Microsoft, continual development effort from Linux lovers, and the massive success of Valve's Steam Deck, Linux is seeing greater adoption than ever among consumer PC users
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