Chinese Linux OS, Linux Exit Codes, Btrfs Origins, and more

I have a feeling we cover more terminal-based commands and tutorials than desktop-focused tutorials.

Do you think the same thing too? If yes, let me know so we can put the focus back where you and our readers want it.

💬 Let’s see what you get in this edition of FOSS Weekly:

  • SUSE plans to fork Red Hat
  • Learn about Linux exit codes
  • Continuous learning with the Bash Basics series and Linux command examples
  • Christmas wishes in ASCII format
  • And Linux news, videos, puzzles and other mysteries, and of course memes!

📰 Linux news

Thunderbird 115 released, featuring long overdue Redesign.

Thunderbird reborn! The long-awaited Thunderbird 115 ‘Supernova’ is here with an amazing makeover

The long awaited redesign of Thunderbird has finally arrived! lets take alook.

🧠 What we think about

Here is a brief history of the btrfs file system that I came across recently although the article is over a decade old.

A short history of btrfs

You may have heard about the cool new kid on the file system block, btrfs (pronounced “butter-eff-ess” – after all, Linus Torvalds uses it as his root file system on one of his laptops. But you might not know what it is. More than a few high level keywords – copy-on-write, checksums, writable…

🧮 lessons

Let’s brush up on your bash skills with arrays.

Bash Essentials Series #5: Using Arrays in Bash

It’s time to use arrays in bash shell scripts in this chapter. Learn how to add and delete elements and get the length of an array.

Uncover the mystery behind Linux exit codes.

Linux exit codes [Explained]

Unraveling the mystery of Linux exit codes. Learn about exit codes and why and how they are used.

Continue exploring basic Linux commands.

Using the cp command in Linux

Learn about the cp command to copy files and directories in the Linux command line.

Learn how to create an ASCII birthday animation in a Linux terminal! 🎂

Display animated ASCII birthday wishes in Linux Terminal 🎂

Make your loved one’s special occasion even more special by creating ASCII birthday animations in Linux terminal.

📹 What we’re watching

One of our followers on Mastodon shared an interesting insight into what to do if your favorite freeware is about to shut down.

✨ Project highlights

openKylin could be a game-changer for the Linux ecosystem in China.

Explore openKylin: China’s first independent open source Linux operating system

A new Linux distro has been created from scratch. What’s interesting about that? Let’s take a peek at it.

🧩 Puzzle (Pro members only)

There are five wordle. It can be software, desktop computers, distributions, and so on. Try to complete it in as few steps as possible.

Puzzle of the Week: Wordle #01

Practice with your “little gray cells” and solve this puzzle.

🛍️ An interesting deal for you

Featuring a mix of beginner- and master-level classes, this comprehensive video course curriculum will help you grapple with the use of Python for applications of artificial intelligence, machine learning, data analytics, and more.

Your purchase supports the Children’s Miracle Network.

The complete Python Mega package

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💡 Quick and easy to use tip

If you are annoyed with the address bar taking up extra space in Firefox, you can easily hide it. Right-click on the tab bar and choose Customize Toolbar.

Firefox opens the customization menu in a new tab. Go to this new Personalization tab and look down. You will see the address bar option checked.

You just need to deselect this address bar option. That’s it.

🤣 Meme of the week

Once you’re in Vim, it’s either all or nothing!

🗓️ Technical trivia

On July 9, 1981, Nintendo released the hit video game Donkey Kong in Japan. The game features the first appearance of the character Mario. The game was launched in the USA a few weeks later.

🧑‍🤝‍🧑 angle FOSSverse

Recently a reader noticed that the CopyQ clipboard app is not working as intended on Ubuntu 23.04. I have shared the potential fix of the problem in the community.

CopyQ does not save clipboard copy paste in Ubuntu 23.04

I’ve used copyq for a while now, and have been happy with its performance. It seems to have stopped working. I am using UBUNTU 23.04. I’ve tried reinstalling it, to no avail. Anyone have any ideas?

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