DebugPoint Weekly Roundup #22.06: NVIDIA Open Sources CV-CUDA, Rust-Based FreeBSD Kernel and More

Weekly Roundup 22.02

Here’s the weekly roundup #22.06 for you across the GNU/Linux and tech world.

Welcome to the DebugPoint Weekly roundup #22.06, where you can find all the happenings from this week, mainly from the Linux and open-source space. It’s been an eventful week where many app updates arrive, whereas some significant releases from Distros and desktops.

Here’s what happened this week.

Weekly Roundup 22.02

DebugPoint Weekly Roundup #22.06


🎯 Spotlight updates from GNU/Linux

  • Work started to fix the brightness control work for Linux Kernel to solve the long-pending problem with brightness, announced in Linux Plumbers Conferences (LPC) 2022. [read the paper]
  • Linux Kernel 6.0 – RC6 is out (final release expected in early October). [read more]
  • NVIDIA open sources CV-CUDA library for end-to-end computer vision and image processing pipelines. [read more]
  • AlmaLinux (community owned CentOS replacement) selects first board. [read more]
  • Ubuntu discards any possibility of having Flatpak package of the new Flutter-based Software app. [read more]

📌 Top Articles this week from DebugPoint


🖥️ Desktop Environment and Linux Distro

  • Google Summer of Code 2022 (GSOC 2022) brings new features to Xfce apps. [read more]
  • MX-21.2.1 released (minor) with Grub updates from Debian Linux. [read more]
  • $MLinux 41.0 series BETA is out. Final release is due soon. [read more]

🔖 Application Updates

  • Avidemux video editor is out with 2.8.1, bringing audio, video and several updates. [read more]
  • FileZilla Client 3.61.0 is released as a minor bug fix update. [read more]
  • Krita drawing app gets Intel as the Gold Sponsor for development fund. [read more]
  • Firefox 105 Released with gesture based navigation (Win only) [read more]

💡 Interesting updates across the web

  • Systemd now available in Windows 11 and you can actually run Snap apps. [read more]
  • Framework laptop manufacturer and Google ties up to develop a Chromebook. [read more]
  • Rust-based FreeBSD Kernel is developed as POC. [read more]

Wrapping Up

That’s about this week’s weekly roundup #22.06. 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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