April 2022: The good, the bad and the interesting of Free Software

April 2022: The good, the bad and the interesting of Free Software

April 2022: The good, the bad and the interesting of Free Software

In this fourth month of the year and penultimate day of «April 2022», as usual at the end of each month, we bring you this little compendium, of some of the most featured publications of that period.

So that they can review (see, read and share) some of the best and most relevant information, news, tutorials, manuals, guides and releases, from our website. And from other reliable sources, such as the web DistroWatch, Free Software Foundation (FSF), Open Source Initiative (OSI) and Linux Foundation (LF).

Introduction of the Month

With this monthly compilation, we hope as usual, they can more easily keep up to date in the field of Free Software, Open Source and GNU / Linux, and other areas related to technological news.

Posts of the Month

Summary of April 2022

Inside FromLinux in April 2022


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Top 10: Recommended Posts

  1. De todito linuxero Apr-22: Brief informative overview of the GNU/Linux field: A small, but excellent news compendium to start the informative linux news of the current month. (See)
  2. Topics, the alternative to FLoC is now available for developers: Instead of FLoC, Google announced a new proposal called "Topics", for the browser to learn from the user. (See)
  3. FreeBSD is developing an isolation mechanism similar to Plegde: The difference comes down to providing an additional layer that allows you to isolate applications with little or no changes. (See)
  4. Mastodon 3.5 arrives with improvements for moderators and more: Version in which some important changes are highlighted, such as editing posts, improvements for moderators and more. (See)
  5. CarbonOS, a robust distro that bets on containers and Flatpak: Uses an atomic system design model, in which the base environment is a single whole, not divided into separate packages. (See)
  6. Minds: Interesting free, open, decentralized and productive Social Network: An open source and decentralized social media platform where users are rewarded with Minds tokens. (See)
  7. Simutrans: Free and Open Source Transport Simulation Game: Free and open source transportation simulation game. Whose goal is to establish a successful transportation company. (See)
  8. DivertOS Mobile: An alternative focused on privacy and security: A open source project whose main objective is to extend the useful life of discontinued devices, and more. (See)
  9. iLinux OS: Another interesting GNU/Linux Distro beyond DistroWatch: Distro of Greek origin that now has a stable version 2022, based on Debian 10, with the code name Galaxia. (See)
  10. Open source software for SMEs and freelancers: Free and open source software has become popular among developers, and companies, startups, SMEs or freelancers. (See)

Outside FromLinux

Out of FromLinux in April 2022

GNU/Linux Distro Releases According to DistroWatch

  • Pop! _OS 22.04: Day 25
  • Linux Lite 6.0 RC1: Day 25
  • Ubuntu Kylin 22.04, Ubuntu 22.04, Lubuntu 22.04 y Kubuntu 22.04: Day 22
  • Ubuntu Studio 22.04, Ubuntu MATE 22.04 y Ubuntu 22.04: Day 21
  • OpenBSD 7.1: Day 21
  • Alma Linux OS 9.0 Beta 1: Day 19

To find out more about each of these releases and more, click on the following link.

Latest News from the Free Software Foundation (FSF / FSFE)

  • Free software must be included in the EU Declaration on Digital Rights and Principles: On January 26, 2022, the European Commission presented its proposal for an EU Declaration on Digital Rights and Principles, which will serve as a point of reference in the future and as a common EU vision of our digital rights. The declaration is now being discussed in the European Parliament and the Council, and Free Software should be part of it. This proposal aims to lay the foundations for a coherent framework that will serve as a guide and reference point for the current and future digital transformation of Europe.. (See)

To learn more about this and other news from the same period, click on the following links: FSF y FSFE.

Latest News from the Open Source Initiative (OSI)

  • A win for the open is a win for all – An Interview with the Open Organization: The Open Organization is a Red Hat-supported community project dedicated to exploring how open principles change the way we work, manage, and lead. We were lucky enough to speak with Bryan Behrenshausen, Community Architect for the Open Organization at the Red Hat Open Source Program Office, about this inspiring project and get his perspective on all things open source.. (See)

To find out more about this and other news from the same period, click on the following link.

Latest News from the Linux Foundation Organization (FL)

  • Linux Foundation Research – A year in review and imagining the future: Over the past twelve months, the Linux Foundation's research unit has published 12 reports on a variety of topics and industry verticals. Take the time to look at their work, delve into the topics that matter to you, and then make a difference. And stay tuned for more impactful research in 2022 on topics like insights into cybersecurity in the development process, mentoring, a guide to enterprise open source, an updated status of the open source program office, a new jobs report, and much much more. (See)

To learn more about this and other news from the same period, click on the following links: Blog, Project news y Press releases.

Summary: Various publications

Your Order

In short, we hope this "small and useful news compendium " with the highlights inside and outside the blog «DesdeLinux» for this second month of the year, «abril 2022», be very useful for the whole «Comunidad de Software Libre y Código Abierto» and of great contribution to the improvement, growth and diffusion of the ecosystem of applications available for «GNU/Linux».

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