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How To Upgrade LibreOffice 7.6 on Trisquel 11 GNU/Linux

This tutorial will help you update your LibreOffice to version 7.6 on your computer powered by Trisquel 11 GNU/Linux. Because in this release Trisquel follows Ubuntu 22.04, thus LO versions are the same and the latest one is also available via a backports repository. We will update it with LO packages supported officially by The Trisquel Project.


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Giada 1.0 Open-Source Loop Machine Officially Released, Here’s What’s New

Since this is a major update, you can expect Giada 1.0 to introduce major new features. These include a redesigned main window with vertical audio meters, a redesigned Column menu for improved usability, as well as a new Velocity Editor widget in the Sample Channel Action Editor.

Fwupd 1.9.14 Fixes Updating the Fingerprint Reader on Framework 13 and 16 Laptops

In fwupd 1.9.14, the devs added support for updating the firmware of the Poly Studio V52 USB video bar, improved updating the fingerprint reader on the Framework 13 and 16 laptops, improved detection of ARM32 and RISC-V UEFI binaries, and enabled plugins to opt-into a default device GType.

GParted 1.6 Open-Source Partition Editor Improves exFAT Support and Fixes Bugs

Key changes in the GParted 1.6 release include a fix for a crash that occurred when dealing with 0000-0000 exFAT UUID, a change that would stop GParted from forcing 1 MiB gap when moving partition boundary right, as well as the removal of the “Attempt Data Rescue” feature and the use of gpart as it’s no longer needed.

9to5Linux Weekly Roundup: February 25th, 2024

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Libreboot Open-Source BIOS/UEFI Firmware Adds More Hardware Support

Libreboot 20240225 is here about a month after the previous release and it’s yet another “testing” release that should only be used by those brave enough to replace their proprietary BIOS/UEFI firmware with an Open Source one. A new stable Libreboot release will arrive around June or July 2024.

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