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⚓ Post #2: Hardkernel's ODROID-GO ULTRA Packs a Six-Core CPU for Speedy On-the-Go Retro Gaming (UPDATED)

Posted on Thursday October 06, 2022

Based on the ODROID-N2+, this Amlogic S922X handheld runs a modified Ubuntu with an EmulationStation interface.

⚓ Post #3: Wireshark 4.0.0 Released (UPDATED)

Posted on Thursday October 06, 2022

The tools and libraries required to build Wireshark have changed

⚓ Post #4: Akademy 2022 Timetable, Videos, and More (UPDATEDx2)

Posted on Thursday October 06, 2022

Long footage

⚓ Post #6: VideoLAN has issued a legal notice to DoT and MeitY for banning their website in India (UPDATED)

Posted on Thursday October 06, 2022

VideoLAN’s URL from which users download the VLC Media Player (which is still open-source and ad-free!) appears to have been banned by the Department of Telecommunications (‘DoT’) in India since March 2021


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⚓ Post #0: Beware: Linux kernel 5.19.12 could damage your Intel laptop display, literally

Posted on Thursday October 06, 2022

It looks like one of the recent Linux kernel updates is causing issues with Intel laptops

⚓ Post #1: Canonical Launches Free Ubuntu Pro Subscriptions for Everyone

Posted on Thursday October 06, 2022

Canonical today launched a free tier of its Ubuntu Pro commercial offering for everyone who wants to extend the coverage of security updates on their Ubuntu PCs.

⚓ Post #5: Collabora Announces NVK, a New Open-Source Vulkan Driver for NVIDIA Hardware in Mesa

Posted on Thursday October 06, 2022

Collabora’s Jason Ekstrand announced today a new Vulkan graphics driver for NVIDIA hardware called NVK.

⚓ Post #7: Android Leftovers

Posted on Friday October 07, 2022

Simple trick for all Android phone users that stops creepy trackers

⚓ Post #8: ODROID-Go Ultra Amlogic S922X portable gaming console and devkit launched for $111

Posted on Friday October 07, 2022

Hardkernel ODROID-Go Ultra (OGU) portable gaming console and devkit is powered by the same Amlogic S922X hexa-core Cortex-A73/A53

⚓ Post #9: QEMU, Vim update in Tumbleweed

Posted on Friday October 07, 2022

Snapshot releases of openSUSE Tumbleweed were plentiful during the month of September with the rolling release delivering 27 snapshots out of 30 days in the month

⚓ Post #10: Pros and Cons of Using Btrfs Filesystem in Linux

Posted on Friday October 07, 2022

Whenever you install Linux, you get to choose a file system, especially when you are manually partitioning your disk

⚓ Post #11: Games: Steam Deck, Cassette Beasts, Dead Cells, and More

Posted on Thursday October 06, 2022

All by Liam Dawe

⚓ Post #12: LibreSSL 3.6.0 released

Posted on Thursday October 06, 2022

We have released LibreSSL 3.6.0, which will be arriving in the LibreSSL directory of your local OpenBSD mirror soon

⚓ Post #13: today's howtos

Posted on Thursday October 06, 2022

5 howtos

⚓ Post #14: LibreOffice, LittleLink, and Chrome SFS File

Posted on Thursday October 06, 2022

today's leftovers

⚓ Post #15: Replacing CentOS, IBM Waffle, and Red Hat Promoting Microsoft

Posted on Thursday October 06, 2022

More IBM stuff

⚓ Post #16: Programming Leftovers

Posted on Thursday October 06, 2022

Qt, Git, Rust, and more

⚓ Post #17: Extension Manager 0.4 Intros Compatibility Checker, Adaptive UI

Posted on Thursday October 06, 2022

A sizeable update to the (really rather indispensable, imho) Extension Manager app is rolling out on Flathub

⚓ Post #18: risiOS: A Fedora-Based Linux Distro That Holds Your Hand

Posted on Thursday October 06, 2022

risiOS aims at making Fedora easy to use for everyone. Here's everything you need to know about it

⚓ Post #19: Videos: Debian, Steam, Parrot, and More

Posted on Thursday October 06, 2022

5 videos

⚓ Post #20: Games: Obliteration, Godot, and More

Posted on Thursday October 06, 2022

Gaming picks

⚓ Post #21: LWN Articles on Linux (Outside Paywall Today)

Posted on Thursday October 06, 2022

3 articles

⚓ Post #22: Security Leftovers

Posted on Thursday October 06, 2022

A lot of FUD commented on

⚓ Post #23: EndeavourOS Is an Awesome Distro But Not for Everyone

Posted on Thursday October 06, 2022

Days ago, I installed EndeavourOS on my Linux machine, and I was impressed by the speed, the smooth installation process, and the overall performance.

⚓ Post #24: today's howtos

Posted on Thursday October 06, 2022

long batch

⚓ Post #25: PostgreSQL 15 RC 2 Released!

Posted on Thursday October 06, 2022

The PostgreSQL Global Development Group announces that the second release candidate of PostgreSQL 15 is now available for download

⚓ Post #26: Today in Techrights

Posted on Thursday October 06, 2022

Latest stories

⚓ Post #27: Android Leftovers

Posted on Thursday October 06, 2022

The best Android games on PC in 2022

⚓ Post #28: Fedora / Red Hat / IBM Leftovers

Posted on Thursday October 06, 2022

Mostly technical articles

⚓ Post #29: today's leftovers

Posted on Thursday October 06, 2022

Lots of topics here

⚓ Post #30: Programming Leftovers

Posted on Thursday October 06, 2022

Qt, Python, and more

⚓ Post #31: Proprietary Software and Security Failures

Posted on Thursday October 06, 2022

Lots of links here

⚓ Post #32: Redcore Linux Hardened 2201 Rastaban stable

Posted on Thursday October 06, 2022

New release

⚓ Post #33: My DIY Dungeons and Dragons ambiance mixer

Posted on Thursday October 06, 2022

I find that an immersive sound ambiance is key to helping tabletop RPG players engage

⚓ Post #34: Sparky 2022.10 – SparkyLinux

Posted on Thursday October 06, 2022

New iso images of Sparky 2022.10 of the (semi-)rolling line are out.

⚓ Post #35: Videos and Shows: BigLinux, Enterprise Linux Desktop, and BSD Now

Posted on Thursday October 06, 2022

3 new ones

⚓ Post #36: today's howtos

Posted on Thursday October 06, 2022

afternoon batch

⚓ Post #37: Networking board equipped with NXP Layerscape series processors

Posted on Thursday October 06, 2022

The WHLE-LS1 is a Single Board Computer (SBC) powered by QorIQ Layerscape processors targeting networking and industrial applications. This high-performing board offer four GbE LAN ports, up to 64 GB of eMMC storage and M.2 sockets for additional expansion

⚓ Post #38: Android Leftovers

Posted on Thursday October 06, 2022

Samsung Health now supports themed icon on Android 13

⚓ Post #39: Allwinner V851S/V851SE low-cost camera SoC embeds 64MB DDR2, a 0.5 TOPS NPU

Posted on Thursday October 06, 2022

Allwinner V851S/V851SE is a single-core Arm Cortex-A7 SoC with a RISC-V core, an H.265/H.264 video encoder

⚓ Post #40: today's howtos

Posted on Thursday October 06, 2022

first morning batch

⚓ Post #41: Games: Steam, Humble, and More

Posted on Thursday October 06, 2022

Liam Dawe's articles

⚓ Post #42: TUXEDO Computers Releases Live ISO of Its Ubuntu-Based TUXEDO OS Linux Distro

Posted on Thursday October 06, 2022

TUXEDO Computers announced today in a press release the availability for download of the very first live ISO image of its TUXEDO OS Linux distro.

⚓ Post #43: Gemini Articles of Interest

Posted on Wednesday October 05, 2022

Gemini protocol posts and pages from the past few days

⚓ Post #44: elementary Blog: Updates for September, 2022

Posted on Wednesday October 05, 2022

Sorry 6.1 fans, this month was all about OS 7 with the exception of a new Icon Browser app being released in AppCenter.

⚓ Post #45: today's leftovers

Posted on Wednesday October 05, 2022

Events, standards, openwashing

⚓ Post #46: Ubuntu: Engineering transformation through documentation

Posted on Wednesday October 05, 2022

To help bring our ambitious documentation plans to fruition, we’re going to be hiring people to work in documentation

⚓ Post #47: Programming Leftovers

Posted on Wednesday October 05, 2022

Coding and more

⚓ Post #48: Proprietary Leftovers

Posted on Wednesday October 05, 2022

G4S, Vivaldi, and Microsoft junk

⚓ Post #49: IPFire 2.27 - Core Update 171 is available for testing

Posted on Wednesday October 05, 2022

The next Core Update is available for testing