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DebugPoint Weekly Newsletter #22.15: Plasma Fractional Scaling, FreeBSD 12.4 + More

We present the weekly newsletter #22.15 featuring FOSS and tech updates across the web.

Welcome to the DebugPoint Weekly Newsletter #22.15. This newsletter aims to keep you informed about the latest developments in the world of Linux and provide you with tips and tricks for using your Linux system. We’ll cover new releases, security updates, and interesting projects to keep an eye on. Whether you’re a seasoned Linux user or new to the world of open-source operating systems, we hope this newsletter helps you stay up-to-date and informed. Let’s dive in!

Here’s what happened this week.

DebugPoint Weekly Roundup #22.15

🎯 Spotlight updates from GNU/Linux

  • FreeBSD 12.4 is out with 100+ improvements and fixes. [Read more]
  • After 18 Years, Gtk Native File Chooser Gets Thumbnail View. [Read more]
  • KDE Plasma lands Wayland fractional scaling support and it will be available in the next release. [Read more]

📌 Top Articles this week from DebugPoint

🖥️ Desktop Environment and Linux Distro

  • Deepin releases 20.8 with a new “Deepin home” app. [Read more]
  • Puppy Linux 22.12 (S15Pup) Arrives Based on Slackware 15. [Read more]
  • Debian 11.6 “bullseye” (the sixth point release) brings more than fifty bug fixes and updates. [Read more]

🔖 Application Updates

  • Get ready to upgrade your video creation with Kdenlive 22.12. [Read more]
  • Firefox 108 unlocks the power of music on the web with new WebMIDI API support. [Read more]
  • Ardour 7.2 DAW application brings a new MIDI input port. [Read more]
  • The first point release of Qt creator 9.0.1 is here, bringing initial fixes. [Read more]
  • Krita drawing application 5.1.4 has been released with major updates and feature changes. [Read more]
  • Compression application PeaZip 9.0.0 is out as a major release, revamps UI and many internal updates. [Read more]
  • Desktop web browser Opera 94 released with Lucid Mode to make blurry videos – high quality on the fly! [Read more]
  • LibreOffice 7.5 Beta1 is now out for testing. Do checkout the new features at out dedicated feature guide. [Read more]

💡 Interesting updates across the web

  • Google delays Manifest V3 rollout, well, again! [Read more]

Wrapping Up

That’s it for this week’s Linux update! We hope you found the information and tips in this newsletter helpful. If you have any feedback or suggestions for future issues, please don’t hesitate to let us know. Until next time, happy Linux-ing!

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