Immutable is the new buzzword in the Linux world. It started with container-focused working environments, and it’s also coming to desktop variants.
With Fedora already in place, Ubuntu also plans to release an immutable Snap-based desktop in 2024.
It seems like stability It is the future of Linux.
💬 Let’s see what else you have in this edition of FOSS Weekly:
- First look at Sniffnet, the Rust-based network monitoring tool
- Using face unlock in Linux
- And other Linux news, videos, puzzles, and of course, memes!
📰 Linux news
- Fedora Onyx Parrot Flavor each group To be the new unalterable alternative fedora.
- PyPI recently had to Share user data with the US Department of Justice.
- Microsoft created Azure Linux Generally available As a container host for Azure Kubernetes.
- Mozilla provided the Brand new logo Thunderbird email client.
- MX Linux 23 Beta is available now for testing.
🧠 What we think about
There is no cloud. It’s just someone else’s computer. Own your computer. Or should I say, own your servers?
🛍️ Interesting offers for Linux users
Unleash the creative power of Blender, the free and open source software tool for 3D artists, with this bundle of books from Packt.
🧮 Tips and tutorials
Although Snap packages update automatically, you can still control updates manually. Learn more about how a Snap update works.
By default, Netflix only streams in 720p which is not considered HD anymore. Here’s what you can do to improve streaming quality on Firefox and Chrome.
If you are in beta mode, here is something you can try.
📹 What we’re watching
Three videos in three weeks! Is there a reward for such a streak? 😉
✨ App highlights
Sniffnet is a very cool tool for monitoring network activity on your system.
💡 Quick Linux tip
Nautilus has a feature to show recently visited folders. at top left, Right click on the back arrow To get a list of previously visited folders.
🤣 Meme of the week
Ubuntu is embracing Snap. Users may not 😉
🗓️ Technical trivia
File sharing service Napster was released on June 1, 1999. The service provided a simple way for users to rip and distribute MP3 music files. It became an instant hit among young netizens. Napster was sued by the Recording Industry Association of America a few months later and as a result, it was shut down in 2002.
🧩 Puzzle (Pro members only)
This week’s puzzle is a bit like a crossword puzzle, but it’s not quite the same.
When you answer all the questions correctly, it reveals a hidden word. Can you do that?
🧑🤝🧑 angle FOSSverse
Longtime FOSS reader Ernie shared his experience finding the perfect distro for his old laptop.
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