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

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

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

In this third month of the year and penultimate day of «March 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 March 2022

Inside FromLinux in March 2022


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Top 10: Recommended Posts

  1. De todito linuxero Mar-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. Red Hat expects enterprise use of proprietary software to decline: In favor of Open Source, that is, the open source community. (See)
  3. Top 10 best add-ons to achieve a more optimal and secure Firefox: A great top of add-ons or extensions (plugins) to achieve a faster, more versatile, more productive Web Browser. (See)
  4. Kali Linux 2022.1 has already been released and these are its news: Which includes the NetHunter 2022.1 tool update, and other changes, improvements, and updates to the base distribution. (See)
  5. They launched an initiative to increase compatibility between web browsers: It seems that "they are changing", and the owners of web browsers are collaborating for their common business. (See)
  6. PolyCoder, an open source code generating AI that could outperform Codex: A cool new code generator based on OpenAI's GPT-2 language model. (See)
  7. Mold 1.1 has already been released: What's new in the modern Linker superior to GNU gold and LLVM, which can be used as a faster transparent replacement for the GNU linker on Linux systems. (See)
  8. Heroic Games Launcher: Native launcher for Epic Games and GOG games: A native launcher for Epic Games and GOG games, which is also cross-platform and open source. (See)
  9. OTPClient: Free TOTP and HOTP token manager with built-in encryption: GTK+ application for managing TOTP/HOTP tokens with built-in encryption to handle two-factor authentication. (See)
  10. Flatseal: Utility to check and modify permissions of Flatpak Apps: App to manage Flatpak app permissions graphically, easily and quickly on GNU/Linux. (See)

Outside FromLinux

Out of FromLinux in March 2022

GNU/Linux Distro Releases According to DistroWatch

  • Porteus Kiosk 5.4.0: Day 28
  • Parrot 5.0: Day 27
  • 4MLinux 39.0: Day 26
  • Linux Mint 5 "LMDE": Day 20
  • Lakka 4.0: Day 18
  • FreeBSD 13.1-BETA2: Day 18
  • IP Fire 2.27 Core 164: Day 10
  • Zorin OS 16.1: Day 10
  • LibreELEC 10.0.2: Day 10
  • SparkyLinux 2022.03: Day 08
  • openSUSE 15.4 Beta: Day 02
  • Linux From Scratch 11.1: Day 01
  • EuroLinux 9.0 Beta: Day 01
  • Hyperbola GNU/Linux-libre 0.4: Day 01

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)

  • Day One Reflections for LibrePlanet: “Living Liberation”: Today, March 19, was the first of two days of events and talks for the Free Software Foundation's (FSF) annual conference, LibrePlanet. This year's theme is 'Living Liberation', and talks and activities focus on how to live a more liberated life in the modern world. (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 'protestware' harms open source: This week marks one month since the start of Putin's war against Ukraine. We said the position of the OSI at the time: The OSI condemns the attack on Ukraine by the Russian military under the direction of Vladimir Putin, but there is a new development that directly impacts the open source community and warrants further comment. (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)

  • The Linux Foundation and the Harvard Laboratory for the Science of Innovation publish the census of the most widely used open source application libraries: The Linux Foundation today announced the final release of the “Census II of Free and Open Source Software – Application Libraries”. This study reports which open source packages, components, and projects ensure proactive operations and security support. (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, «marzo 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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