Late Night Linux – Episode 112


Internet outrage about Raspberry Pi OS and Ubuntu on Azure, slightly new LibreOffice branding, when software freedom is a matter of life and death and more in the news, plus the usual Kool Kapers in KDE Korner.



Microsoft repo secretly installed on all Raspberry Pi’s Linux OS

Pitchforks set to Stun

Visual Studio Code comes to Raspberry Pi

Patch in this commit

Dev creeped out after he fired up Ubuntu VM on Azure, was immediately approached by Canonical sales rep

Martin Wimpress, Ubuntu Desktop Lead, is Leaving Canonical

LibreOffice 7.1 “Community” Edition Released

Accused murderer wins right to check source code of DNA testing kit used by police

NewPipe 0.20.10 released: Sepia Search for PeerTube, chapters for YouTube and tabs for everyone!

K-9 Mail is looking for funding

Terraria port for Stadia cancelled after owner locked out of Google

Google closes Stadia’s dedicated game studios after less than 2 years



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KDE Korner

Make a KDE Theme With No Code & part 2 (Blog)

Plasma 5.21 approaches

Kate colour picker & project tools

Checksums are important




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