Why do programmers always mix up Halloween and Christmas?
“Because Oct 31 = Dec 25.”
(Octal 31 and Decimal 25 are equivalent, in case you needed more clarification)
I know that was a classic dad joke but since I am father of a 2 year old, I think I am allowed to crack dad jokes from time to time :)
💬 Let's see what you get in this edition of FOSS Weekly:
- Major releases for Geany and ONLYOFFICE
- A new streaming app is here that supports multiple platforms.
- Some interesting tips and tricks.
- And other Linux news, videos, Puzzles and, of course, memes!
📰 Linux news
- Geany 2.0 has arrived with some key improvements.
- ONLYOFFICE 7.5 is now available, comes with a dedicated PDF editor.
- Grayjay is a new streaming app that allows you to follow content creators across multiple platforms.
- qBittorrent 4.6.0 is here as a major release with a lot to offer.
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🧠 What we’re thinking about
LBRY Inc is shutting down owing to several million dollars in debts.
🧮 Tips and Tutorials
Here's an extensive comparison between two popular password managers.
Learn how to set up Remmina on Ubuntu for remote connections. This was a community suggestion by one of our forum members.
A few tools that will help you identify duplicate files on your system.
Here's a non-Snappy way to get the open source Chromium browser on Ubuntu.
📹 What we are watching
A video by The Linux Cast showcasing the power of YaST!
✨ Project highlights
A new Peppermint Mini variant was recently introduced, we tested it out:
🧩 New quizzes
As promised last week, here are more Halloween themed quizzes for you to enjoy 🎃
Ubuntu themed puzzle for the Plus members.
💡 Quick handy tip
You can set a keyboard accelerator to select all the content on the current terminal screen on GNOME Terminal.
From the Main Menu, go to Preferences → Shortcuts.
Then set an accelerator for the “Select All” function.
Now, if you press the key combination that you have assigned, all the contents of the current view will be selected.
🤣 Meme of the week
🗓️ Tech Trivia
Windows XP was released on October 25, 2001. One of the most popular Windows version ever. More than a decade later, its discontinuation helped boost the desktop Linux user base.
🧑🤝🧑 FOSSverse corner
FOSSers are discussing if there are lightweight word processors available.
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