FOSS Weekly #24.03: Linux Mint 21.3 Released, Tiling GNOME, Open Source ChatGPT and More
Linux Mint has released version 21.3. This is the last release based on Ubuntu 22.04. The next major release will be version 22.0, probably in June. It will be based on Ubuntu 24.04 LTS that is scheduled to come at the end of April. Fedora 40 should arrive around the same time.
Which distro are you looking forward to in 2024?
💬 Let's see what else you get in this edition of FOSS Weekly:
- Open source ChatGPT alternatives
- Some information regarding the support cycle for Ubuntu 24.04.
- Adding tiling window feature into GNOME.
- And other Linux news, videos and, of course, memes!
📰 Linux news
- Ubuntu 24.04 LTS is all set to receive 12 years of updates.
- Broadcom isn't done axing VMware customers, they have made another controversial move.
- Wine 9.0 is here with experimental Wayland driver
Linux Mint 21.3 is now available!
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🧠 What we’re thinking about
The Cat & Mouse game is still going on over at YouTube.
🧮 Linux Tips, Tutorials and More
Use Tiling Assistant on GNOME to tile windows with ease:
Bored of ChatGPT? Try one of these open-source alternatives instead.
📹 What we are watching
Something for the Vim lovers
✨ Project highlights
Parch Linux is a nice Arch-based distro that's quite lightweight.
🧩 New quiz unit
Even if you don't know the exact year, you can at least make a guess and have fun.
💡 Quick handy tip
Similar to what we see in a web browser; where we can access the address bar with CTRL + L, the nautilus address bar can also be navigated to using the same shortcut.
This works on the “save as” dialog too, which makes it useful when saving files with names. Just press CTRL+L to access the name part of the file.
🤣 Meme of the week
My Linux system is still going strong, what about you?
🗓️ Tech Trivia
On January 15, 2001, Wikipedia was launched online. And I can correctly assume that it killed the encyclopedia business.
🧑🤝🧑 FOSSverse corner
FOSSers were able to address an issue with VMware not showing a display output.
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