October 2021: The good, the bad and the interesting of Free Software

October 2021: The good, the bad and the interesting of Free Software

October 2021: The good, the bad and the interesting of Free Software

On this penultimate day of «October 2021 », 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 October 2021

Inside FromLinux


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Top 10: Recommended Posts from October 2021

  1. FlightGear: Sophisticated and professional open source flight simulator. (See)
  2. OpenDreamKit and Project Jupyter: 2 Open source scientific projects. (See)
  3. Headscale: An open source implementation of Tailscale. (See)
  4. JShelter: The FSF plugin to restrict the JavaScript API. (See)
  5. Squid 5.1 It arrives after three years of development and these are its novelties. (See)
  6. DroidCam: How to use the camera of an Android device on Linux? (See)
  7. F: Free app for easy downloading of music on GNU / Linux. (See)
  8. Speed ​​dreams: An open source, cross-platform racing game. (See)
  9. Ubuntu 21.10 "Impish Indri" arrives with updates, new installer and more. (See)
  10. Devuan 4.0 “Chimaera” comes based on Debian 11, Linux 5.10 and more. (See)

Outside FromLinux

Outside FromLinux

October 2021 GNU / Linux Distros Releases According to DistroWatch

  • antiX 21: Day 31
  • ExTiX 21.11: Day 31
  • Elive 3.8.24 (Beta): Day 29
  • Trisquel GNU / Linux 9.0.1: Day 27
  • Easy OS 3.1: Day 25
  • NutyX 21.10.0: Day 22
  • MX Linux 21: Day 21
  • Red Core Linux 2102: Day 20
  • Porteus Kiosk 5.3.0: Day 18
  • Kubuntu, Xubuntu and Lubuntu 21.10: Day 15
  • Ubuntu Budgie and Studio 21.10: Day 15
  • Ubuntu and Ubuntu Mate 21.10: Day 14
  • Devuan GNU + Linux 4.0.0: Day 14
  • OpenBSD 7.0: Day 14
  • KaOS 2021.10: Day 14
  • Redo Rescue 4.0.0: Day 10
  • Feren OS 2021.10: Day 07
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.5 Beta: Day 06
  • MX Linux 21 RC1: Day 06
  • IP Fire 2.27 Core 160: Day 05

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)

  • 05-10-2021 - Life is better together when you avoid Windows 11: October 5 marks the official launch of Windows 11, a new version of the operating system that does nothing at all to counter Windows' long history of depriving users of digital freedom and autonomy. While we may have been encouraged by Microsoft's ambitious and vague slogans about community and togetherness, Windows 11 takes important steps in the wrong direction when it comes to user freedom.. (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)

  • 30-09-2021 - Open Source Is A Relay Race: Reflections From Our Outgoing Acting General Manager: I have been an individual member and occasional volunteer of OSI for a long time, but signing in August 2020 as Acting General Manager was a leap to the bottom. Much of OSI's previous work was based on connections and conversations with members and stakeholders in person, so we had to chart a different path while still rooted in the COVID-19 pandemic. (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)

  • 13-10-2021 - The Linux Foundation integrates L3AF, Walmart's production degree project that supports eBPF programs: LF Networking (LFN), which facilitates collaboration and operational excellence in open source networking projects, announced today that Walmart has moved its L3AF project to the Linux Foundation. L3AF provides complete lifecycle management of eBPF network application programs with the help of an advanced control plane, offering a cloud-based and vendor-independent platform for launching and managing eBPF programs. (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 the month of «Octubre» 2021 year, 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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