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KaOS Linux 2024.05 Brings Bcachefs Support, Marknote Note-Taking App

KaOS 2024.05 is here almost three months after KaOS 2024.03 and ships with the latest and greatest KDE software, including the KDE Plasma 6.0.5 desktop environment, as well as the recently released KDE Gear 24.05 and KDE Frameworks 6.2 software suites, all built on the Qt 6.7.1 application development framework.

Ubuntu 24.04 LTS Is Now Optimized for the Milk-V Mars RISC-V SBC

Dubbed as the world’s first credit-card-size high-performance RISC-V SBC from Milk-V, the Milk-V Mars board is powered by the StarFive JH7110 processor with an integrated 3D GPU. It is the ideal hardware platform for RISC-V developers and enthusiasts.

Armbian 24.5 Released with Orange Pi 5 Pro and Radxa ROCK 5 ITX Support

Armbian 24.5 is here almost two months after Armbian 24.2 and introduces support for new devices, including Orange Pi 5 Pro, Radxa ROCK 5 ITX, Allwinner T527 Avaota-A1, Radxa ZERO 3E, Radxa ZERO 3W, FriendlyElec CM3588, 4G Phytium Pi, Sakura Pi RK3308B, SK-AM68, TQMa8MPxL, and CoolPi CM5 EVB.

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Olimex’s Open Source iMX8MPlus SOM & EVB for Industrial, ML, and Vision Applications with 2.3 TOPS NPU

The iMX8MP-SOM-4GB-IND is a system on module developed by Olimex, designed for use in industrial applications, machine learning, and machine vision. It operates within an industrial-grade temperature range of -45 to +85°C, which makes it suitable for environments with extreme conditions.

Armbian 24.5.1: Emphasizing Stability & User Experience For Diverse Hardware Platforms

Armbian 24.5.1 Havier features an improved build framework capable of creating customized Debian or Ubuntu environments. This release eliminates unnecessary elements such as Canonical’s snapd, adopting a minimalistic approach while maintaining a comprehensive package base. It supports the mainline kernel 6.6.y and delivers optimized builds tailored for specific hardware platforms, aiming to enhance both stability and performance.

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It Takes a Community to Defend the Internet

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Today in Techrights

posted by Roy Schestowitz on Apr 17, 2024

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Updated This Past Day

  1. Inclusion of Dissent and Diversity of Views (Opinions, Interpretations, Scenarios)
    Stand for freedom of expression as much as you insist on software freedom


  2. GNU/Linux Continues to Get More Prevalent Worldwide (Also on the Desktop)
    Desktops (or laptops) aren't everything, but...


  3. Links 16/04/2024: Levente "anthraxx" Polyák as Arch Linux 2024 Leader, openSUSE Leap Micro 6 Now Alpha, Facebook Blocking News
    Links for the day


  4. Examining Code of Conduct violations
    Reprinted with permission from the Free Software Fellowship
  5. Ruben Schade's Story Shows the Toxicity of Social Control Media, Not GNU/Linux
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  6. Upgrading IRCd
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  7. The Free Software Community is Under Attack (Waged Mostly by Lawyers, Not Developers)
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  8. Grasping at Straws in IBM (Red Hat Layoff Rumours in 2024)
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  9. Who is a real Debian Developer?
    Reprinted with permission from Daniel Pocock
  10. Links 16/04/2024: Many More Layoffs, Broadcom/VMware Probed (Antitrust)
    Links for the day
  11. Links 16/04/2024: Second Sunday After Easter and "Re-inventing the Wheel"
    Links for the day
  12. Where is the copyright notice and license for Debian GNU/Linux itself?
    Reprinted with permission from Daniel Pocock
  13. Halász Dávid & IBM Red Hat, OSCAL, Albania dating
    Reprinted with permission from the Free Software Fellowship
  14. Next Week Marks a Year Since Red Hat Mass Layoffs, Another Round Would be "Consistent With Other Layoffs at IBM."
    "From anon: Global D&;I team has been cut in half."
  15. Over at Tux Machines...
    GNU/Linux news for the past day
  16. IRC Proceedings: Monday, April 15, 2024
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