Tux Machines

Do you waddle the waddle?

Other Sites


BIGTREETECH Previews Upgraded SBC and Computer Module Featuring Rockchip RK3566

This month, BIGTREETECH expanded its single-board computer series with the debut of the BIGTREETECH Pi 2 and the BIGTREETECH CB2 computer module, both leveraging the Rockchip RK3566 SoC. These latest offerings showcase enhancements in Ethernet connectivity, memory, and storage options.

Low-Cost Pocket Router with 2x 1GbE + 2x 2.5GbE ports

The LinkStar-H68K-1432 V2, Seeedstudio’s latest router, enhances network performance with updated hardware and design. It builds upon the predecessor LinkStar-H68K compact router, featuring advanced core components and connectivity options.


Mozilla Seeks Feedback for Firefox Nightly ARM64 (AArch64) Binaries on Linux

After launching the Firefox official DEB packages for Ubuntu/Debian-based distributions, Mozilla now plans to offer official AArch64 binaries for download to its Linux users (finally!). As a Raspberry Pi user, I can say that this was one of the major blockers of using certain distros that came with an older Firefox release.

Internet Society

Final Results of the 2024 Internet Society Board of Trustees Elections and IETF Selections

The Internet Society Elections Committee is pleased to announce the final results of the 2024 elections and the IETF selections for the Board of Trustees.


Latest From Firefox Developer Experience and Mozilla Performance Blog

posted by Roy Schestowitz on Feb 21, 2024

Notepad on white backround

Other Recent Tux Machines' Posts

LXQt 2.0 Desktop Environment Officially Released, This Is What’s New
LXQt 2.0 desktop environment is now available ported to the latest Qt 6 framework and advancing support for the Wayland display protocol. Here’s what else is new!
Vista 11 vs. Ubuntu Linux
performance compared
Wine 9.7 Debuts with Enhanced ARM64X Support
Wine 9.7 is here with ARM64X build system support and a revamped Vulkan driver
Mozilla Seeks Feedback for Firefox Nightly ARM64 (AArch64) Binaries on Linux
The wait is almost over for those who want to download the Firefox web browser as binaries for the ARM64 (AArch64) architecture on Linux.
Pop!_OS’s COSMIC Pre-Alpha Shows Impressive Progress
Exciting updates for Pop!_OS and the COSMIC desktop environment, including new features and performance boosts
Linux Kernel: Linus Torvalds is Mocking Hey Hi (AI) Hype, Peter Hutterer on HID and BPF
Some Linux core stuff
Help needed: creating a WSDL file to interact with debbugs
I need help from someone who can create a WSDL file for debbugs
Niri 0.1.5 Wayland Compositor Brings More Than Just Aesthetics
Variable refresh rate support is now available in Niri
Andreas Tille Is the New Debian Project Leader
After democratically held elections, Jonathan Carter stepped down as the Debian project leader, passing the role to Andreas Tille
Switcheroo: Convert Your Images With This Open-Source App for Linux!
Easily convert images using this free and open-source Linux app
Forget Ubuntu 24.04 LTS, what you really want to download this month is Fedora Silverblue 40
Instead I would opt for a specific version of Fedora 40, namely, Fedora Silverblue 40
Rockchip RK3588’s NPU open-source driver performs object detection at 30 FPS
Next up, Tomeu plans to write a kernel driver for Linux mainline in the drivers/accel subsystem
Best Free and Open Source Softwares
This is free and open source software
Arch Linux – general-purpose Linux distribution
Arch Linux is a lightweight and flexible general-purpose Linux distribution that tries to Keep It Simple
Thunderbird's New Rust Integration: The Future of Email Clients?
Thunderbird's next major release includes Rust integration for improved Microsoft Exchange support, eliminating the need for third-party add-ons.
Firefox 125 Released: Here's What's New and Improved
Learn about the best new features of Firefox 125.
Today in Techrights
Some of the latest articles
mintCast and KDE
a couple more links for now
Linux Foundation Chasing Buzzwords
2 new pieces
today's howtos and command-line tools
only 4 for now
This Week in GNOME: #144 Better Printing
This Week in GNOME for April 12 to April 19
Devices: ESP32, Raspberry Pi, and Yaskawa Robotics
hardware with Linux preference
Security Leftovers
Security news
GNU/Linux on MH1905 EVB
3 new articles
Ubuntu Studio in new LTS beta; still the easiest creative Linux distro
Ubuntu Studio has its own release cadence, so yes, 24.04 – the April 2024 release – is an LTS (long-term support) release. 24.04.1 will then come in August 2024, with full stable support
Qt Ubuntu 24.04 betas show that there's room to innovate
Hot on the heels of Ubuntu Noble beta come the betas of the Qt-based remixes, with some interesting differences
Programming Leftovers
and some Linux graphics
Copyleft licenses are not “restrictive”
Aside: Free software is not synonymous with copyleft
Distributions and Operating Systems: Ubuntu, Debian, OpenSUSE, and Quirky
4 distros
Thunderbird on Exchange Support and Mozilla’s IRL Podcast
a couple of Mozilla picks
Security and Windows TCO Leftovers
Patches, FUD, and Microsoft
Devices: Hacking, Projects, and Hardware Products With Linux Preference
some hardware related news
today's howtos
first howtos batch for today
Fedora and Red Hat Leftovers
Not much for today
Proprietary Veeam Targets Oracle Linu
expansion of support
Programming Leftovers
Programming related links with some emphasis on R
Free, Libre, and Open Source Software and Openwashing Leftovers
FOSS and fakes
today's leftovers
4 more links for now
Open Hardware: ESP32, Raspberry Pi, and More
7 projects and similar news items
today's howtos
several howtos for now
5 open-source alternatives to Google apps
Escape the Google comfort zone with these open-source gems
Games: Godot Engine, Stardew Valley, Phantom Fury, and More
half a dozen articles from gamingonlinux
Biblioteca – browse and read GNOME documentation
This is free and open source software
Miracle-WM 0.2.0 Brings Floating Window Manager Support
Miracle-WM 0.2.0, a new Wayland compositor based on Ubuntu’s MIR
Linux Mint vs LMDE: Which Should You Choose?
Linux Mint and Linux Mint Debian Edition (LMDE) scored the highest in our Linux Distro Reviews series, but which should you choose...
FIREBAT T8 Plus Mini PC Running Linux: Installing and Configuring EndeavourOS
EndeavourOS is an Arch-based Linux distribution which provides an Arch experience without the hassle of installing it manually
An introduction to ONLYOFFICE for Linux
This completely open-sourced solution can be installed and used in several ways, but can also be used directly locally on your Linux system
Best Free and Open Source API Documentation Browsers, Alternatives to Adobe Photoshop Express, and Graphical MPD Clients
We only recommend free and open source software
Different Linux Distributions
Because Linux is an open source operating system, combinations of software vary between Linux distros
This week in KDE: sprints, enhancements, and kebabs
This week I’m attending two sprints...
Xubuntu 24.04 LTS: Best New Features
We outline the list of new features of Xubuntu 24.04 LTS release and additional updates for this version.
Today in Techrights
Some of the latest articles
Jussi Pakkanen: CapyPDF 0.10.0 is out
Perhaps the most interesting feature is that this new version reduces the number of external dependencies by almost 15%
Kubernetes v1.30: Uwubernetes
new release
GNOME Updates From Sam Thursfield and Christian Hergert
GNOME people talking about their recent work (or life)
BSD: FreeBSD, OpenBSD, and More
Some misc. BSD news
Free, Libre, and Open Source Software and Programming/Development
Some FOSS picks
Open Hardware/Modding: Arduino, Raspberry Pi, and PCBs
hardware for hacking
Latest From Mozilla Blog
Some fluff and "Firefox UX: On Purpose: Collectively Defining Our Team’s Mission Statement"
Security Leftovers
Security links, some Windows TCO
today's howtos
many howtos
Red Hat Corporate Fluff and Press
mostly Red Hat'ss site
GNU/Linux (and ChromeOS) Rise to Highest Level This Year, Globally, Based on statCounter [original]
Not bad for a platform which the same surveyor measured at 1% over a decade ago
Android Leftovers
Pebblebee confirms shipping date for Android trackers
Get Dark Mode in VLC on Ubuntu and Other Linux
VLC is an awesome video player for Linux
Games Leftovers
latest 7 from gamingonlinux
Windows TCO Leftovers
The full cost of Microsoft
[Video] We're Celebrating More Than Just Our 20th Anniversary [original]
there's no sign of stopping or slowing down
As CentOS OS 7 nears end-of-life, what are the alternatives?
Is that a cliff we're driving towards? Any options?
5 Best Free and Open Source Audio Samplers
Only free and open source software are featured here
Different Linux Distributions
Because Linux is an open source operating system, combinations of software vary between Linux distros
Block Ads on Android in Apps and Games With AdAway
Android is a very functional and extendable operating system, and at the end of the day, it remains a Linux distribution
6 features I wish MacOS would copy from Linux
With a little help from Linux, MacOS could become an even bigger force
openSUSE Factory enabled bit-by-bit reproducible builds
In March, the configuration for building openSUSE Factory was changed to be bit-by-bit reproducible (except for the embedded signature)
Security Leftovers
CISA and more
today's leftovers
a few more links
Perl Leftovers
Some Perl programming
today's howtos
from the past week mostly
Open Hardware and GNU/Linux Devices
some recent picks
Today in Techrights
Some of the latest articles