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Download Mageia 9 GNU/Linux Full Editions (Mirrors, Torrents, and Checksums)

Compilation of Programming Languages Setup Guides on Ubuntu for Beginners

The Ubuntu Buzz has been covering several programming languages setup for years including C, C++, Java, Pascal, Rust, Qt, GTK and so on. This includes well known programmer text editors like Codeblocks, Eclipse, Geany, Qt Creator and so on.  Believe us, they are the kind of articles with so many of readers until today. This compilation collects all of them in one list below. We hope this will help you a lot especially when you start as student in Informatics major in the college. Happy hacking!


Raspberry Pi 5 Announced for End of October, Here Are the Specs

Raspberry Pi 5 is powered by a Broadcom BCM2712 2.4GHz Quad-Core 64-bit ARM Cortex-A76 CPU with 512KB per-core L2 caches and a 2MB shared L3 cache, and a VideoCore VII GPU capable of supporting OpenGL ES 3.1 and Vulkan 1.2 graphics technologies. The device also comes with dual 4Kp60 HDMI display output and a 4Kp60 HEVC decoder.

Slackware-Based Porteus Linux 5.01 Released with Linux Kernel 6.5

Based on the Slackware 15.0 repositories from Slackware-15.0-patches as of September 21st, 2023, Porteus 5.01 received a major kernel bump compared to Porteus 5.0, which was powered by Linux kernel 5.18, namely the latest and greatest Linux 6.5 kernel. This will provide users who want to install Porteus on newer devices with better hardware support.


New ARIES Embedded Products Built on Renesas RZ/G2L Microprocessors

According to the product announcement, the “MRZG2LS SoM integrates the single/dual Cortex-A55/Cortex-M33, while the MRZV2LS is equipped with a Cortex-A55 (1.2GHz) CPU and built-in AI accelerator ‘DRP-AI’ for vision applications”.   

Sipeed introduces Tang Mega 138K Pro Dock

The new core board from Sipeed integrates the following FPGA model from GOWIN Semiconductor, offering a comprehensive set of features:

Tux Machines places great emphasis on covering both GNU and Linux. We occasionally also cover other Free and Open Source operating systems, as well as games, applications, instructional posts, and, very occasionally, relevant proprietary software.

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The Month After...
10 months ago I left my job and this month we're finalising the server move, upgrading the site to a static form that can be carried forward many years if not decades
GNU Liberates
GNU is here to stay. Like it or not
Mission Center: A Sleek System Monitoring App for Linux
What if, one day, you find that your system is sluggish, and the default system monitor app of your distro is not helpful?
IRC Proceedings, Bulletins, and Upcoming Improvements
Changes in sites
Mesa 23.2 Brings OpenGL 3.1 - OpenGL ES 3.0 Support on Asahi, New RADV Features
Mesa 23.2 open-source graphics stack is now available for download with OpenGL 3.1 and OpenGL ES 3.0 support on Asahi, new RADV features, and many bug fixes to improve Linux gaming.
Auto-CPUFreq 2.0 Released with Graphical User Interfce, Nix Flake Support
This is a popular free open-source tool
DebConf23 Coverage From Jonathan McDowell and Jonathan Carter
Two reports
Rebooting After 248 Days
No, not Android. KDE.
Today in Techrights
2 days' worth
Android Leftovers
Google Play Store 37.7.22 Apk now rolling out to Android devices
9 Sparkling Free and Open Source CLI Linux Time Trackers
To provide an insight into the quality of software that is available, we have compiled a list of 9 high quality open source CLI time trackers
Review: Zenwalk GNU Linux Current-230909
Around a year and a half ago I reviewed Zenwalk GNU Linux 15.0. It was a mixed experience which improved on my experience with vanilla Slackware 15.0 in some ways while also introducing some fresh problems
Now more than ever, ChromeOS is Linux with Google’s desktop environment
Although not everyone knows it, ChromeOS is effectively a Linux distribution. That fact is effectively hidden and I can understand why: Linux can be a scary word to mainstream consumers
Is Linux Truly The Best Privacy Alternative For The Average User?
Privacy concerns have soared in the public eye. It’s always been a topic of interest, but more so in recent years, after multiple global scandals. The line between conspiracy theories and soft-core surveillance has blurred more than ever, making privacy a much more global and mainstream topic.
Security Leftovers
just 3 links for now
Debian: Paul Wise, Junichi Uekawa, and Ian Jackson
Some Debian Developers' writings
Devices Leftovers
EmuDeck and more
today's howtos
half a dozen howtos
Kernel: Linux 6.6-rc4, Ode to Linux, Updated kernels available for antiX-23 and sid/testing users
Some kernel news
Cinnamon Desktop: Features, Installation - Deep Walkthrough
Linux Mint is one of the most famous distributions out there, and it’s generally thought of as a beginner-friendly Linux distribution
Introduction OpenBSD and OctOpenBSD
Some openBSD picks
Open Hardware/Modding: StarFive RISC-V and More
4 stories
New Releases of Distros: NuTyX 23.09.0, KaOS 2023.09, Porteus-v5.01, Zephix v7
4 new releases
Security Leftovers
Mostly CISA links
FLOSS Weekly, YouTube Videos, and The Linux Link Tech Show
Videos from the past week or recent days
today's howtos
many howtos from recent days
Perl Programming
5 stories from the Perl site
Ubuntu 23.10 Will Officially Support the Raspberry Pi 5
Here’s some awesome news: Ubuntu 23.10 will support the Raspberry Pi 5
Android Leftovers
New addition to Gmail Android app might make you dread your inbox a little less
Wine and Proton News
From Liam Dawe
Understanding GNU and Richard Stallman Battling Cancer
Some GNU news
Peppermint Mini: The Newest Member of the Peppermint OS Family
Still in beta, Peppermint Mini promises enhanced flexibility and options. Get a sneak peek at what it has to offer here
The biggest blocker to LibreOffice adoption? LibreOffice
Let me start with a disclaimer. I really like LibreOffice
The Debian Family
Debian is still primarily community-run (never mind sponsors of SPI) and if Debian is a family, then this family is users and developers
Free Software is a Story of People, Not Just Code
Free software is people
Writing Stories With Us
we promise to publish anything that meets some basic quality criteria
New Month, New Beginning
This site now runs on Debian GNU/Linux version 12
Mobsters Did Not Slow Down Tux Machines, They Made It Even Faster
We'll strive to do 5-10 original stories per day while maintaining a flow of news picks peripheral to us
Matthew J. Garrett (M.J.G.) is Down and Might Never Come Back
Matthew J. Garrett (M.J.G.) can't get it up
Lessons of Wayland: If You Insult Your Users, the Users Will Talk About You Negatively and Walk Away
Stop insulting the users
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FOSS picks
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a few for the weekend
Open Hardware: GPLed hardware and more
3 links
today's howtos
Saturday's picks
Raspberry Pi 5 Announced for End of October, Here Are the Specs
The Raspberry Pi Foundation announced today the launch of the highly anticipated Raspberry Pi 5 single-board computer, which will be available for purchase at the end of October 2023.
The 8 Best Markdown Editors for Linux
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Security Issues and Windows TCO
Security links
Programming Leftovers
7 stories
Android Leftovers
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Tor Browser Releases and a Personal Story
be sure to update to the latest version because the 'modern' browsers are full of holes
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4 new posts by Liam Dawe
today's howtos
7 howtos for the morning
GNU/Linux is for Communities (Before Businesses)
The system needs to be modular and controlled by many parties
Today in Techrights
2 days' worth
4 Best Free and Open Source Noise Suppression Tools
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Don't Let GNU/Linux Get Absorbed by Fashion and Buzzwords (or GAFAM Traps)
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Social Control Media, Including Mastodon, is a Waste of People's Time
We continue to encourage people to abandon Social Control Media "platforms"
Praying the APIs Won't Break
That's not freedom
Software Development Processes That Move Too Fast and Break Things
It should be feasible to run or use (or maintain) the same software for 20+ years
Android Leftovers
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Bulletins and Maybe IPFS
'Old skool' protocols and decentralised distribution
Richard Stallman Said to Have Cancer
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The Penguin Does Not Mean Freedom, the GNU Means Freedom
If the ultimate goal is to put users in control of technology (rather than technology giants in control of users), follow the model and mantra of Gnu, or GNU (recursive acronym)
The 6 Best Tools to Create a Bootable USB From an ISO in Linux
Linux, known for its robustness and versatility, offers a plethora of tools for creating bootable USB drives from ISO files, which are exact copies of disk data
8 Best Free and Open Source Linux Docks
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Best Free and Open Source Alternatives to Adobe Fresco
Adobe Fresco is proprietary software and not available for Linux. We recommend the best free and open source alternatives
This week in KDE: time for the new features
The floodgates opened this week, and a lot of consequential in-progress work was merged: juicy new Plasma 6 features
Contribute to Fedora 39 Upgrade, Virtualization, and Cloud Test Day
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today's howtos
many howtos for Friday onwards
Arduino GIGA Display Shield and Rockobot
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KDE neon and KDE Itinerary Updates
Some reports from contributors
GNOME 46 Release Schedule, Free Software Contributions to GNOME, and This Week in GNOME
GNOME news
8 Best Free and Open Source Linux Docks and Alternatives to Adobe Fresco
Some software choices
In September 2023 Almost 10 Million Sites Were Lost, According to New Report
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Red Hat and Fedora Leftovers
Some IBM stuff
The Top 5 Free GIF Recorders for Linux
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Cyberpunk Phantom Liberty Runs 31% Faster on AMD GPUs in Linux Compared to Windows 11
at least on an AMD RX 5700 XT