PSA: We've updated the LTS kernel to version 5.10.19 and the latest current kernel to version 5.11.1. To update run:

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade

If you'd like to install these kernels, run:

sudo apt install linux-image-mainline-lts


sudo apt install linux-image-mainline-current

#Nitrux #Linux #Kernel #Update #LTS #Release

#phosh 0.9.0 is out 🚀 :

Now supports #GNOME's OSD DBus protocol, indicates microphone hardware kill switch state, fixes around the overview including long-swipes. Requires libhandy >= 1.1.90

Thanks @devrtz @dos, @exalm

#librem5 @purism #gnomeonmobile

The @fsfe's update #FreeSoftware page is now available in 7 languages. Thanks to our volunteer translators who enable people to learn about #FreeSoftware in their native language. #nt

Wine 6.3 Built-in vs DXVK 1.8: A Comparison Of Two Very Different DirectX Implementations

Most #Linux users who play #Windows games on Linux think #DXVK is faster than Wines built-in translation layer. Is it, and if so, how much faster is DXVK?

SecureDrop 1.8.0 will be released on March 9. This release will include support for Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa), and several other improvements:

🚨 SecureDrop servers must be migrated to Ubuntu 20.04 between March 9 and April 30. 🚨

The new Version of Gem ,
the Client for , is out and published in the OpenStore and on GitHub. I added a bunch of Improvements and bug fixes.

The performance may not be great on older devices but it should all be usable.

I am currently very motivated about this project and want to further improve performance.

( @LinuxLounge )

My First Week of Librem 5 Convergence

"I put away my personal Librem 13v1 and tested out whether I could replace it with a Librem 5"

#librem5 #convergence #freedom

This is a really good video from Jake Wilson about the sad state of affairs that has become online video, thanks to #Google and #YouTube. No matter what Google says to the contrary, they do not care about small creators. Actions speak louder than words.

Worth a watch, and thanks to Jake Wilson for posting it to #TILvids!

FAQ: "Do I need an HTTPS certificate for my onion?"

There are some specific cases where you would need or want to have an HTTPS for your onion site. We've compiled some topics and arguments on onions with HTTPS, so you can decide what's the best for you:

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Good news for Onionland!

It's now finally possible to get DV certs for your v3 onion site using the HARICA CA! It's another step for the popularization of onion services. We hope more CAs follow HARICA's lead and add support for v3 onions.

Get your own here:

#TILvids video of the day / Welcome to new creator @polarhive - F-Droid | An App Store That Respects Your Privacy & Freedom 🤖

(follow @nathan for more videos about open-source!)


I just found out about a 2D Platformer "Bloom" which made using open source tools and has the source code released. It is in early access currently.

Tower defense game "Tower Defense Fighting Game" has been released not only free of charge but is also made using open source tools and has the source code available.

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