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Free and open source software has come across 100 thousand followers on Twitter. It’s good news.
Now, that’s the real breakthrough.
💬 Let’s see what you get in this edition of FOSS Weekly:
- A continuation of the Bash Basics series
- Tutanota builds a secure yet quantum cloud storage solution
- And other Linux news and videos, and of course memes!
📰 Linux news
🧠 What we think about
Yeah… you still can’t get over Red Hat’s decision. Here’s an opinion piece on why it’s a bad move in the long run. I’ve been getting quite a buzz these past few days.
In the fourth chapter of the Bash Basics series, learn how to do basic math in Bash.
‘ls’ is the most used command in Linux; Learn to use it efficiently.
Remove unwanted software repositories from Ubuntu by following our guide.
📹 What we’re watching
If you like video streaming, here’s a good episode of The Linux Cast for Debian fans.
✨ Project highlights
Here’s a nice little generator for Bash prompts.
A new terminal written in Rust and coupled with AI? But it needs to create an account to use cloud features. I am not a fan of such an approach.
🧩 Puzzle (Pro members only)
Guess Various file managers in Linux Desktop ecosystems in this puzzle.
🛍️ An interesting deal for you
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💡 Quick and easy to use tip
In GNOME’s Nautilus file manager, you can drop a folder in the terminal and it switches to its absolute path.
cd <drag and drop a folder> will enter the directory.
Best used with files. Let’s say you have a deb file to install.
You write part of it and drop it like this:
sudo apt install <drag the deb file>
It will give you the absolute path of the deb file.
🤣 Meme of the week
do you agree?
🗓️ Technical trivia
On July 4, 1956, MIT’s Whirlwind became the first computer ever to allow user interaction through a keyboard. Prior to this, user input was provided through dials, switches, and punch cards.
🧑🤝🧑 angle FOSSverse
Interesting thread by two dedicated community members, Neville and Rosica about the inner workings of a “virt-manager package” that uses qemu/KVM to run virtual machines inside a host Linux system.
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