• Firefox Nightly Now Accessible for ARM64 Linux Users

    Firefox Nightly Now Accessible for ARM64 Linux Users

    For those utilizing Linux on a 64-bit ARM device and hoping to use Firefox Nightly builds, there’s great news – Mozilla has now made ARM64 Linux builds available for download. As far as my knowledge goes, the majority of Linux distributions that cater to ARM64/AArch64 offer a native ARM version of Firefox in their repos…

  • Fwupd 1.9.17 Linux Firmware Update: Expanded Support for Asus and Realtek Devices

    Fwupd 1.9.17 Linux Firmware Update: Expanded Support for Asus and Realtek Devices

    The open-source Linux firmware update utility, Fwupd 1.9.17, has been launched today as a new maintenance update for Linux-based systems to extend support for additional devices and increased bug fixes. Arriving two weeks subsequent to the fwupd 1.9.16 release, fwupd 1.9.17 is presented to extend support for newest devices including the Asus DC201 dual 4K…

  • Introducing Audacity 3.5: Now with Cloud Saves, Beat Detection, and More Enhanced Features

    Introducing Audacity 3.5: Now with Cloud Saves, Beat Detection, and More Enhanced Features

    A fresh update of the well-known open-source sound production software, Audacity, is accessible for users to grab. Audacity version 3.5 presents crucial novel characteristics, progresses, deals with various issues with previous versions, and eradicates a numerous amount of outdated, seldom utilized functions. Undoubtedly, the highlight is the introduction of the new cloud-storage feature. This enables…

  • Weekly Roundup of 9to5Linux: Highlights from April 21st, 2024

    Weekly Roundup of 9to5Linux: Highlights from April 21st, 2024

    The 184th installment of the 9to5Linux Weekly Roundup has concluded for the week ending on April 21st, 2024. This is your summary of the major happenings in the Linux world. If you didn’t get a chance to read last week’s 9to5Linux Weekly Roundup, you can get all the GNU/Linux/Open Source news from this link. Thank…

  • Ubuntu 24.04 LTS Now Offers OOTB Support for HEIF/HEIC Images

    Ubuntu 24.04 LTS Now Offers OOTB Support for HEIF/HEIC Images

    Among the many new features in Ubuntu 24.04 LTS is out-of-the-box support for HEIF/HEIC images. Anyone using Ubuntu 24.04 won’t need to manually install any further packages to be able to view HEIF/HEIC thumbnail previews in the Nautilus file manager or open HEIF/HEIC files in the default Eye of GNOME image viewer app. While HEIF…

  • Mozilla Calls for User Feedback on Firefox Nightly ARM64 Binaries for Linux

    Mozilla Calls for User Feedback on Firefox Nightly ARM64 Binaries for Linux

    The wait for individuals looking to download the Firefox web browser as binaries for the ARM64 (AArch64) architecture on Linux is nearing its end. Mozilla announced recently that Firefox Nightly is now available as ARM64 binaries for Linux environments. Mozilla launched official DEB packages for Ubuntu/Debian-based distributions, and now aims to offer official AArch64 binaries…

  • Clonezilla Live Safeguarded Against XZ Backdoor: Now Running on Linux 6.7

    Clonezilla Live Safeguarded Against XZ Backdoor: Now Running on Linux 6.7

    Steven Shiau unleashed a fresh edition of Clonezilla Live, his disk cloning/imaging program premised on the formidable Clonezilla software. Designated as Clonezilla Live 3.1.2-22, this version incorporates a recent kernel and guards the live system from the newest XZ backdoor. Clonezilla Live 3.1.2-22 is the second iteration of the Clonezilla Live 3.1.2 series, mainly released…

  • Volla Tablet Debuts on Kickstarter, Offering Support for Ubuntu Touch

    Volla Tablet Debuts on Kickstarter, Offering Support for Ubuntu Touch

    Volla, the creator of Volla Phone smartphones, has initiated a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign for their debut tablet device, the Volla Tablet. This device will also be compatible with the Ubuntu Touch mobile OS. “With options like the hide.me VPN and Ubuntu Touch OS, you’re in control like never before.” Equipped with a 12.3-inch Quad HD…

  • VirtualBox 7.0.16 Launch: Introducing Initial Support for Linux Kernels 6.8 and 6.9

    VirtualBox 7.0.16 Launch: Introducing Initial Support for Linux Kernels 6.8 and 6.9

    Today, Oracle released VirtualBox 7.0.16 as a new stable update to its open-source, free, and cross-platform virtualization software bringing quite a few interesting changes for Linux users. Coming three months after VirtualBox 7.0.14, the VirtualBox 7.0.16 release is here to introduce initial support for Linux kernel 6.8 into Linux Guest Additions, which means that you…

  • Introducing Mozilla Firefox 125: Unveiling New Conveniences and Features

    Introducing Mozilla Firefox 125: Unveiling New Conveniences and Features

    You know the drill by now: a new month rolls around, and a new version of the inimitable Mozilla Firefox rolls off the release server for us all to enjoy. And bang on cue, Firefox 125 has arrived. The big-ticket new feature in this update is URL paste suggestions: Firefox knows when a URL is…