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Thunderbird 115 Reaches Beta with Updated UI and Improved OpenPGP Support

The Mozilla Thunderbird team teased us for some time now with their Thunderbird “Supernova” release (a.k.a. Thunderbird 115) that promised a revamped calendar and Firefox Sync support.

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Tor Project blog

Self-hosting the Tor Project users forum

Today, we're happy to announce the forum will soon migrate from the free cloud hosting graciously provided by the team behind Discourse to the Tor Project's own server infrastructure.

New Release: Tor Browser 12.0.7

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Empowering human rights defenders in Brazil, Ecuador & Mexico

In 2021, as part of a new grant, we expanded this program to Brazil, Ecuador and Mexico. We also partnered with two other organisations who, like the Tor Project, are committed to defending human rights and internet freedom with privacy preserving technology: the Guardian Project and Tails. During the past two years we have collaborately closely to combat internet censorship and surveillance, and are pleased to share some of our findings in this report.

Ubuntu Buzz !

LibreOffice Calc Basics IX: MIN and MAX

How To Add XLOOKUP Function to LibreOffice Calc

This tutorial will explain in short how to make LibreOffice Calc able to do XLOOKUP by adding an extension called Lox365. It will give you abilities of xlookup and more features like Excel. We would love to say thank you very much to the developer, Goose Pirate, for creating it. 

LinuxGizmos.com

The Epi 32U4 is a miniature board compatible with Arduino

Crowdsupply launched last month a tiny embedded board powered by an ATmega32 microcontroller. This open-source device features an USB Type-C port and it provides up to 23x IOs with support for serial protocols as I2C, SPI, etc.

Stack Overflow: Linux Surpasses macOS Among Developers (UPDATED)

posted by Roy Schestowitz on Dec 25, 2022,
updated Jan 03, 2023

Linux

Linux has reached a major milestone, surpassing macOS among developers for both personal and professional use.

Linux has long been the third most popular operating system (OS), after Windows and macOS. Stack Overflow has released its 2022 Developer Survey, and it’s good news for Linux fans.

According to the Developer Survey, Linux use has passed macOS by a significant margin. Linux is used by 40.23% of developers as their primary OS for personal use, while 39.89% use it as their primary OS for professional use. In contrast, macOS is used as a primary OS for personal use 31.07% of developers and for professional use by 32.97%.

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