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Although PipeWire has started to take positions , that does not mean that development PulseAudio has stopped. In fact, the fifteenth version of the veteran sound server that has accompanied us during the past decade has recently been published, and which we will see if it remains by default in the next Ubuntu LTS. What stands out the most about PulseAudio 15 is the inclusion of support for Bluetooth LDAC and AptX codecs for A2DP,…

siduction 2021.2.0, a rolling release distribution based on Debian Sid, turns 10 these days. On this occasion, the developers are releasing the third release this year. Farewell as a farewell for a friend The desktops that siduction 2021.2.0 »Farewell« delivers are KDE Plasma 5.20.5 and Plasma Future 5.22.4, LXQt 0.16.0-1, Cinnamon 4.8.6.2, Xfce 4.16, Lxde 11, as well as the images Xorg and noX, where Xorg starts with Fluxbox while noX has no X at…

MX Linux 21 Beta Download .iso for testing before MX Linux 21 Stable release, A major new update to MX Linux 21, a Debian-based desktop distribution is now available for testing. MX Linux 21 is based on the soon-to-be-stable Debian 11 “Bullseye” and features the Xfce 4.16 desktop: “MX 21 beta 1 is now available for testing. MX 21 is built from Debian ‘Bullseye’ and MX repositories. Things that are new in the beta 1:…

Linux lite 5.6 rc1 Testing Build iso Download, Linux Lite is a beginner-friendly Linux distribution based on Ubuntu’s long-term support (LTS) release and featuring the Xfce desktop. The distribution combines its Ubuntu base with a collection of user friendly utilities and guides to help new users get started. The project has published a new development release features an option to launch the system installer from the welcome window and offers a new icon theme. There…

Linux Phones are still a relatively young niche and naturally there is a lack of appropriately adapted apps. Applications like Anbox try to mitigate this by running Android in a container, enabling Android apps on Linux phones and devices with other alternative operating systems such as Ubuntu Touch. For example, postmarketOS received in March 2020 support for Anbox . However, the performance with Anbox has so far been anything but great. Lineage OS im Container…

As every week, the KDE developer Nate Graham leaves us on his blog a complete report of the progress that the desktop and its respective tools are experiencing and, as happens from time to time, we have noticed a couple that are the most interesting and that users will not take long to enjoy, as they will arrive together with the next version of the desktop. First we have a new feature power management that…

As already announced by Muse Group, the new owners of the open source audio recorder and editor Audacity, the now released Audacity 3.0.3 has network capabilities and uses them to send bug reports and check the availability of updates. Revised provisions Both functions were part of the presented at the beginning of July new data protection regulations , which have been in a for several days after renewed fierce criticism from the community due to…

Today we are going to publish about a component that has a lot of prominence in the RPM spectrum, but that until now we had not dedicated any entry to it: firewalld . Firewalld development was started by Red Hat ten years ago for the purpose of managing Linux firewall functionality with Netfilter. Despite being a veteran software, the first major version has been made begging, because it did not appear until yesterday. The first…

For a few months now there has been an expected date of July 31 for the release of Debian 11 Bullseye. After the final stage of development for Debian 11 had been initiated last weekend with the »Full Freeze«, the developers have now set the date for the release on August 14th . As is tradition with Debian, the code name comes again from the Hollywood movie Toy Story. Bullseye is Sheriff Woody’s horse in…