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Audacity 3.6 Open-Source Audio Editor Released with Master Effects, FFmpeg 7 Support

Coming almost three months after Audacity 3.5, the Audacity 3.6 release introduces master effects, which are effects that apply to the entire project at once, a new compressor and limiter effects that feature gain reduction history when they’re used as a real-time effect, and new and improved dark and light themes.

Blender 4.2 LTS 3D Graphics Software Officially Released, Here’s What’s New

Highlights of Blender 4.2, which is an LTS (Long Term Support) branch that will receive updates until July 2026, include support for GPU-accelerated compositing for final renders, GPU acceleration enabled by default for AMD GPUs on Linux and Windows systems, and rewritten render compositor CPU backend for a performance boost.

VirtualBox 7.0.20 Introduces Initial Support for openSUSE 15.6 and RHEL 9.5 Kernels

VirtualBox 7.0.20 is here a little over two months after VirtualBox 7.0.18, which was a small update adding more fixes to prevent UBSAN warnings and fixing an issue when time stamps were displayed incorrectly within mounted shared folder in the Linux Guest Additions, and addressing an issue causing host system crash when bridged or host-only network adapter was used for the virtual machine.

KDE Plasma 6.1.3 Improves Flatpak Support in Discover, Fixes More Bugs

Coming only two weeks after KDE Plasma 6.1.2, the KDE Plasma 6.1.3 release is here to improve support for Flatpak apps in the Plasma Discover package manager by automatically handling rebases from runtimes, properly uninstalling EOL refs that have no replacement, and fixing some issues.

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Getting Started to Use GNOME Shell Extensions on Ubuntu 24.04

This tutorial will help you in a simple way how to install, remove and configure GNOME Shell Extensions (GSEs) on Ubuntu 24.04 "Noble Numbat". We present you here both ways of managing them by Firefox web browser as well as by Extension Manager so you can find which one easier for you. We also give you some recommended extensions such as Clipboard History below so you can practice. Now let's start reading!

Bring Back Firefox Titlebar on Ubuntu 24.04

Did you notice that Firefox Web Browser has no titlebar on Ubuntu 24.04? If you look closer, you will figure out the top most of its window is the tab bar and you never see program name "Firefox" as well as website name in full "Enterprise Open Source and Linux | Ubuntu" --for example-- you are currently visiting. If you don't like that, you can bring titlebar back by following this.

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Announcing Vanguards Support in Arti

A guard discovery attack reveals the guard relays of a onion service or client to the attacker. While this does not, in and of itself, deanonymize the victim, it does make it easier to launch traffic analysis attacks, which can ultimately lead to deanonymization. See 'From "Onion Not Found" to Guard Discovery' and section VI of 'Trawling for Tor Hidden Services: Detection, Measurement, Deanonymization' for more on guard discovery attacks.


ODrive Micro: Compact Brushless Servo Controller with CAN and USB

CrowdSupply recently showcased the ODrive Micro, an advanced, compact servo motor drive developed by ODrive Robotics for precise motion control in space-constrained robotics applications. It leverages ODrive’s established software and hardware ecosystem to support integrated robotic systems.

Mali-G610 Achieves OpenGL ES 3.1 Conformance

Collabora recently announced a significant milestone: the Panthor kernel driver and Mesa Panfrost driver have achieved official conformance for OpenGL ES 3.1 on the Mali-G610 chip, part of the 10th generation of Mali GPUs, known as “Valhall”.


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