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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,…

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…

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…

When AMD announced FidelityFX Super Resolution (FSR) last month, some Linux users were a bit chilly because it would only support Windows at first. However, many were hoping that the release of the code, which occurred last week , would facilitate its arrival in the Open Source system, and boy it has, because is currently being developed support to make FSR work on top of Valve’s Wine and with any video game that uses Vulkan…

Plasma Mobile continues to benefit from the boost that the PinePhone has triggered and, with Plasma Mobile 21.07, brings a release with improvements in the shell, the dialing app and the Kasts podcasting app, as can currently the blog be seen on . Faster shell The shell now reacts faster than before, especially in the area of ​​the header. Several problems with international numbers have been resolved in the app for dialing phone numbers. We…

The developers at Oracle were a little faster this time with the support of the current kernel than in April, when VirtualBox 6.1.20 could only be used relatively late with 5.11. VirtualBox 6.1.24 update now enables the use of the virtualization solution under the current Linux 5.13. Linux 5.14 is picking up speed SUSE distribution kernel supported This applies to both hosts and guests. This means that both host systems with Linux 5.13 can run…

Two years after officially announcing it , PINE64 has launched the PineTime, its smartwatch for open source, just $30. Looking at the price, it is obvious that this is not a competitor to the popular Apple Watch, but a product that is targeted by FLOSS and Linux enthusiasts. On the other hand, the PineTime has been designed to complement the PinePhone , possibly the flagship product of PINE64 alongside the PineBook Pro . The PineTime…