Maintaining a Linux kernel can be a daunting task. Developers are aware of it. That’s why they have decided to reduce the support for all LTS kernel versions to two years. Earlier, some LTS kernel versions were supported for six years.
You don’t need to worry about these changes as your distribution takes care of the kernel version, even if it reached end of life. It’s just that something good to know.
Stay tuned for the ‘new feature’ that will be added to It’s FOSS next week 🙊
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💬 Let’s see what else you get in this edition of FOSS Weekly:
- Ubuntu 23.10 brings back ZFS support.
- PPA and their working
- A brief look at the upcoming Fedora 39 release.
- And other Linux news, videos, Puzzles and, of course, memes!
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🧠 What we’re thinking about
Nextcloud is improving drastically with each new release. The addition of an ethical AI is a welcome move. We cannot ignore AI as it helps with mundane tasks that can be automated.
🧮 Tips and Tutorials
Came across this error ”This PPA does not support jammy” recently so I decided to share the beginner’s guide to PPA.
Here’s an extension that adds new dimensions to GNOME customization.
📹 What we are watching
A nice look into what happens in the background when you type a command in the terminal.
✨ App highlights
Beaver notes is an interesting note-taking app that stores notes locally.
🧩 Puzzle (for Pro members only)
Not too complicated. All you have to do is to drag and drop and group applications that fall in the same category to complete the puzzle!!
💡 Quick handy tip
Use the “Forget Firefox History” tool to clean your browser history.
First, add the forget button to the toolbar. Then click on it, choose the time, and click “Forget”.
🤣 Meme of the week
systemd brings many down to their knees, what about you?
🗓️ Tech Trivia
On 27 September, the GNU project will be turning 40! Forty years of software freedom and making software open for everyone. Thank you, Richard Stallman 🙏🏼
🧑🤝🧑 FOSSverse corner
Should you remove some LibreOffice fonts if you are not using them, or keep them? That’s the discussion going on in the Community.
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