FOSS Weekly #23.30: Xero Linux, GyroFlow Video Editor, RPM on Ubuntu, Ventoy Guide and More
The Bash Basics series is nearing its end. A Virtual Box series will follow it and it will cover everything from the installation to VM creation, backup, restore etc.
So, in 2023, we have had Terminal Basics, Rust Basics, Bash Basics and NixOS series so far. I plan to publish three more series by the end of the year. I hope you are enjoying them 😎
💬 Let’s see what you get in this edition of FOSS Weekly:
- Inkscape has received a new release with many new features.
- We take a look at Gyroflow, an open-source video editor.
- Continuation of our Bash Basics series.
- And other Linux news, videos, Puzzles and, of course, memes!
📰 Linux news
- Black Box has received a new release with improvements.
- Inkscape 1.3 is here with many new features, and improvements.
- Heroic Games Launcher has a new release with support for Amazon Games, playtime tracking, and more.
- Ansible creator wants to build a new automation platform in Rust
🧠 What we’re thinking about
Arm has expanded its open-source partnerships in a bid to increase its commitment to open collaboration.
🧮 Tips and Tutorials
Get familiar with the if-else statements in Bash.
Ventoy is an excellent tool for all your bootable USB needs. Learn more about using it.
Don’t try this one just for fun. In the rare circumstance when you don’t have any other option, this could be of help.
Add color to your Gedit life 😉
📹 What we are watching
A quick look at the beautiful Arch-based Xero Linux
✨ Project highlights
Gyroflow is an interesting open-source video editor that can be used to stabilize videos using the motion data from the camera.
Rare is a neat open-source alternative to Epic Games launcher.
🧩 Puzzle (for Pro members only)
Debian fan or not, here’s a Jigsaw puzzle for you to get the universal operating system (i.e. Debian) in the correct order.
🛍️ Interesting deal for you
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Part of the purchase gets donated to Code for America.
💡 Quick handy tip
Mozilla Firefox has a built-in screenshot tool. Right click on an empty space in Firefox and select Take Screenshot option.
You’ll see the option to take screenshots like the one below.
You can select an area or the entire page (from top right corner) and save the screenshot.
🤣 Meme of the week
You should update your IDs from time-to-time folks!
🗓️ Tech Trivia
On July 23, 1985, Commodore’s Amiga 1000 was released. It was perhaps the first personal computer with features like multitasking, color graphics and stereo sound.
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