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

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

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

In this second month of the year and penultimate day of «February 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 February 2022

Inside FromLinux in February 2022


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Top 10: Recommended Posts

  1. De todito linuxero Feb-22: Brief informative overview of the GNU/Linux field: A publication to explore how the informative Linux news of the current month begins. (See)
  2. I already started publishing 64-bit versions of Raspberry Pi OS: After a year of beta testing, a stable version of the 64-bit version of the Raspberry Pi is finally available. (See)
  3. LibreOffice 7.3 arrives with a large number of improvements and new features: A few days ago The Document Foundation announced the launch of the office suite «LibreOffice 7.3». (See)
  4. Oregano: App to capture schematics and simulate electronic circuits: "Oregano". A free and open application for schematic capture and simulation of electronic circuits. (See)
  5. AlphaСode, a code generation AI: A machine learning system for code generation that can participate in programming competitions on the Codeforces platform. (See)
  6. Glibc 2.35 arrives with improvements, bug fixes and more: After six months of development, the new version of Glibc 2.35 was released, with many improvements and corrections. (See)
  7. Slackware 15.0 has already been released and these are its news: The Slackware Linux Project announced the release of the new version of “Slackware 15.0” after 6 years of development. (See)
  8. Firefox 97 has already been released and these are its news: The new version of Firefox 97 has already been released together with the long-term branch update of Firefox 91.6.0. (See)
  9. Decentraland: Can you play on GNU/Linux with Firefox and Chrome?: Today we will explore a well-known 3D Metaverse and NFT Game known as “Decentraland” on GNU/Linux. (See)
  10. Respin MilagrOS: New version 3.0 – MX-NG-22.01 available: Today we will delve a little more about the “Respin MilagrOS”. Which recently has a new version 3.0 MX-NG-22.01 available. (See)

Outside FromLinux

Out of FromLinux in February 2022

GNU/Linux Distro Releases According to DistroWatch

  • Ubuntu 20.04.4: Day 25
  • Slax 11.2.0: Day 22
  • pfSense 2.6.0: Day 15
  • AVLinux MX-21: Day 15
  • Kali Linux 2022.1: Day 14
  • KaOS 2022.02: Day 14
  • Slax 11.2.0 RC1: Day 09
  • OpenMandriva Lx 4.3: Day 07
  • Absolute Linux 15.0: Day 06
  • Qubes OS 4.1.0: Day 05
  • Zenwalk GNU Linux 15.0-220204: Day 05
  • SlackwareLinux 15.0: Day 03
  • Peppermint OS 2022-02-02: Day 03
  • Trisquel GNU / Linux 10.0: Day 02

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)

  • I Love Free Software Day: Games, Memes, and More: Every February 14, people around the world celebrate I Love Free Software Day by expressing their gratitude to all the people who contribute to software freedom. This year, we are organizing an event entirely dedicated to Free Software games on Monday, February 14, from 18:00 p.m. to 20:00 p.m. CET (Central European Time). (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)

  • Open source legal awareness must grow: Open source is everywhere, driving innovation in all fields. This is not a surprise, but confirmation of trends that we have seen for decades. Respondents have indicated that the driver for using open source is innovation, rather than licensing costs. (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)

  • FINOS, announces name change to Open Source Forum In Finance, for the 2022: The name is being changed to better reflect the focus of the event within the broader landscape of open source events produced by The Linux Foundation and its projects.. This event is dedicated to driving collaboration and innovation in financial services through open source software and standards. (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, «Febrero 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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