Weekly Roundup 22.02

DebugPoint Weekly Roundup #22.05: New Web Browser Ladybird, Plasma for TV and More

Here’s the weekly roundup #22.05 for you across the GNU/Linux and tech world.

Welcome to the DebugPoint Weekly roundup #22.05, where you can find all the happenings from this week, mainly from the Linux and open-source space. It’s been a quiet week in the distro and desktop space; however, most of the update is seen on apps.

Here’s what happened this week.

DebugPoint Weekly Roundup #22.05


🎯 Spotlight updates from GNU/Linux

  • Apple M1 Pro, Max and Ultra device Trees are under review for Linux. [read more]
  • Thousands of QNAP NAS devices were hit by DeadBolt ransomware. [read more]
  • KDE Plasma team announces Plasma for Smart TVs. [read more]
  • Facebook Transfers PyTorch AI Framework to Linux Foundation for Governance [read more]

📌 Top Articles this week from DebugPoint


🖥️ Desktop Environment and Linux Distro

  • Fedora 37 BETA is out for public testing. [read more]
  • Ubuntu is working on a Flutter-based Ubuntu Software Store. [read more]
  • Debian released a bug-fix version for current ongoing versions – 11.5 and 10.13.
  • Ubuntu 22.10 Kinetic Kudu will come with debuginfod by default. [read more]
  • EndeavourOS team releases “Artemis Nova”, fixing the GRUB chaos in Arch Linux. [read more]

🔖 Application Updates

  • Libadwaita 1.2 was released, bringing some stunning changes. [read more]
  • Pitivi Video Editor is almost done porting to GTK 4 as part of GSOC 2022. [read more]
  • Password Manager KeePass 2.52 is out. [read more]
  • WXWidgets 3.2.1 has been released. [read more]
  • DoubleCommander terminal program released version 1.0.7. [read more]
  • Open-source portable program PhotoDemon 9.0 is released. [read more]
  • Python 3.11 RC2 is out a step closer to the final release. [read more]
  • Legacy screensaver program XScreensaver 6.05 is out now. [read more]
  • Krita 5.1.1 was released as a minor maintenance release. [read more]
  • The first point release of LibreOffice 7.4.1 is here with bug fixes. [read more]

💡 Interesting updates across the web

  • CUPS 3.0 roadmap promises major features for Linux Printing as presented at Linux Plumbers Conference. [read more]
  • A new cross-platform web-browser project was unveiled – Ladybird. [read more]

Wrapping Up

That’s about this week’s weekly roundup #22.05. Please let me know in the comment box if you know some exciting news stories we might have missed this week.

See you in the next round-up. Happy weekend.

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