Pip seems to be changing its behavior to avoid conflicts with native Linux packages. The change is now in Ubuntu 23.10 and Fedora 38, where you will I encountered an error while using Pip.
And we have new badges for Pro members 🤘
💬 Let’s see what else you have in this edition of FOSS Weekly:
- Addressed Pip issue in Ubuntu 23.10
- CPU stress test
- And other Linux news, videos, puzzles, and of course, memes!
📰 Linux news
Jack Dorsey’s Bluesky, the original co-founder of Twitter, recently opened source their web, Android and iOS apps.
🧠 What we think about
This will resonate with many longtime Ubuntu users.
You cannot use Pip to install Python packages in Ubuntu 23.10. At least not directly. Here’s why and what you can do about it.
When building a new system, a CPU stress test is a way to check the processor’s performance capabilities under heavy load.
Brave has a picture-in-picture mode. It’s not as clear as Firefox. Here’s how to use it.
📹 What we’re watching
2 videos in 2 weeks… now we’re rolling
✨ App highlights
VidCutter is a nifty video cutter and joiner for Linux. That’s it. There are no fancy video editing features here.
💡 Quick Linux tip
The usual way to hide files from normal view is to add a period (.) before the file names.
In Nautilus and maybe in some other file managers you can Hide multiple files and folders without renaming them.
All you have to do is create a text file with a name
.hidden And add the names of the folders and files that you want to hide to this file.
now, Close File Explorer and start it again. Files and directories mentioned in
.hidden The file will be hidden and can only be viewed using the Ctrl + H keys.
🧩 Puzzle (Pro members only)
This week I arranged the words of Hjulh. The puzzle consists of many Linux-related terms and applications.
🛍️ Interesting offer
Unleash the creative power of Blender, the free and open source software tool for 3D artists, with this bundle of books from Packt.
🤣 Meme of the week
Linux can be very welcoming to new users!
🗓️ Technical trivia
On May 24, 1844, Samuel Morse sent the first telegraph over a line from Washington, D.C., to Baltimore. He sent “What God Made” to his partner Alfred Vail, who forwarded the same message back to Morse.
The famous Morse code is named after Samuel Morse.
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