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    many hardware stories
  2. Audiocasts/Shows: Late Night Linux, OpenSSH Coverage, and WordPress Briefing
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  3. Security Leftovers
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  4. Leftovers: Makula, IBM, and Kernel
    assorted stories
  5. Programming Leftovers
    Programming related picks
  6. Debian and Ubuntu Development Reports
    3 links for now
  7. Applications and Free Software Lists
    Software news, pertinent and lists
  8. today's howtos
    another long batch for the day
  9. Firefox 129 Enters Beta Testing with Improved Reader View, Other Changes
    Now that Firefox 128 has rolled out today to all supported platforms as the new ESR series, Mozilla promoted the next major release, Firefox 129, to the beta channel for public testing.
  10. Android Leftovers
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  11. Clonezilla Live 3.1.3 Disk Cloning Tool Is Here Powered by Linux Kernel 6.9
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  13. 12 Things I Do Right After Installing Linux (And You Should Too)
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  14. Goodbye Archcraft Linux, Thank You for This Year, I Switched to Endeavor OS!
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  15. Best Free and Open Source Software
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  16. mAid – easy and ready-to-use distribution for Android lovers
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  17. Calamares ABI Checking
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  18. today's leftovers
    3 links for today
  19. Windows TCO Leftovers
    Windows TCO links
  20. LibreOffice 24.2 review - A pleasant surprise
    In many ways, LibreOffice is the Linux of office suits. What do I mean by this? Well, some releases are good, some bad, there are often seemingly random regressions in between
  21. Programming Leftovers
    Programming links, perl focus today
  22. EasyOS 6.0 “Scarthgap” Review: Surprisingly Good Release
    A new major release of the lightweight Linux distribution EasyOS 6.0 “Scarthgap” is now available for general use (with a point release)
  23. 6.10-rc7
    New RC, finalised soon
  24. Games: Bare Butt Boxing, Bella Wants Blood, and More
    7 latest stories from Liam et al
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