Late Night Linux – Episode 122


Linux flies on Mars, a new Ubuntu release, the kernel is the subject of an ill-judged study, Linux GUI apps on Windows, KDE Korner, and more.



NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter achieves historic powered flight on Mars

NASA’s Mars helicopter makes second flight

Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Flies Faster, Farther on Third Flight

Ubuntu 21.04 is here

Ubuntu Server 21.04: What’s new?

Ubuntu 21.04 Flavours Released, This is What’s New

The Initial Preview of GUI app support is now available for the Windows Subsystem for Linux

University duo thought it would be cool to sneak bad code into Linux as an experiment

Reversion of all of the commits

An open letter to the Linux community



The next Late Night Linux community mumble get-together date will be on Friday 7th May at 10pm UK time. Details here. Check out Late Night Linux Extra 20 and send in more non-Linux questions for us.


KDE Korner

Krita Arrives in the Epic Store

KDE in Kerala

Peruse Komics

Nico’s video series: Plasma Panel





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