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

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

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

On this penultimate day of «September 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 September 2021

Inside FromLinux


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Top 10: Recommended Posts from September 2021

  1. Crypto games: Useful games from the DeFi world to meet, play and win. (See)
  2. InviZible Pro: An Android App for online privacy and security. (See)
  3. Ubuntu LTS 20.04.3: Comes with Linux 5.11, Mesa 21.0, updates and more. (See)
  4. Linux 5.14: Comes with upgrades against Specter and Meltdown, increased support, and more. (See)
  5. CCOSS: Open Source Software Contributors Summit 2021. (See)
  6. purism: It promises a unique experience with PureOS on your Librem 5 mobile. (See)
  7. Chia Network: An Open Source Decentralized Global Blockchain. (See)
  8. GNU Anastasis: A backup implementation from GNU Taler. (See)
  9. Revolt: The Open Source alternative to Discord. (See)
  10. Hypnotix: IPTV streaming app with support for live TV and more. (See)

Outside FromLinux

Outside FromLinux

September 2021 GNU / Linux Distros Releases According to DistroWatch

  • Fedora 35 Beta: Day 28
  • Q4OS 4.6: Day 27
  • Ubuntu 21.10 Beta: Day 24
  • MidnightBSD 2.1.0: Day 23
  • UBports 16.04 OTA-19: Day 21
  • Emmabuntus DE4 1.00: Day 20
  • SparkyLinux 2021.09: Day 19
  • Ubuntu 18.04.6: Day 17
  • Kali Linux 2021.3: Day 14
  • ExTiX 21.9: Day 14
  • Whonix 16: Day 11
  • GhostBSD 21.09.06: Day 07
  • Tails 4.22: Day 07
  • Finnix 123: Day 06
  • Lakka 3.4: Day 06
  • MX Linux 21 Beta 2: Day 05
  • EasyOS 2.9: Day 04
  • Linux From Scratch 11.0: 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)

  • 01-09-2021 - 13 new versions of GNU packages available in the last month: diffutils-3.8, gcc-11.2, glibc-2.34, gnunet-0.15.3, gnupg-2.3.2, grep-3.7, help2man-1.48.5, mailutils-3.13, mcron-1.2.1, mtools-4.0.35 , mygnuhealth-1.0.4, parallel-20210822 and taler-0.8. (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)

  • 21-09-2021 - Thanks for a fantastic first POSI (Practical Open Source Information)!: We would like to take a moment to thank our community for making our event called Open Source Practical Information a resounding success. It featured over 300 attendees, 30 speakers, a brilliant keynote address by Heather Leson of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, on the role open source plays in humanitarian efforts. Our half-day event proved to be a valuable space for many members of our community to come together and discuss a wide range of pressing issues affecting open source professionals everywhere. (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)

  • 22-09-2021 - The Linux Foundation's Open and Edge Networks Summit (ONE) expands its programming: With a keynote address and a mini-summit from the United States Government, enabling secure, open and programmable 5G networks. Additionally, along with co-hosts LF Edge, LF Networking, and the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), today announced additional ONE Summit programming contributed by the United States government. The new schedule includes a keynote address by Dr. Dan Massey, Project Manager, Operate through DoD 5G to NextG Initiative, as well as a US GOV OPS mini-summit. (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 «Septiembre» 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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  1.   Paul Cormier CEO Red Hat, Inc. said

    Excellent, I am excited for the fedora news and eager to update to 35 as soon as they make the official launch. I tested the BETA on a virtual machine yesterday and was amazed at how stable it is

    1.    Linux Post Install said

      Greetings, Paul. Thanks for reading us, and as always for telling us about your experience about the GNU / Linux World.