252: Kubuntu LTS Says No to Plasma 6, a new Damn Small distro, FCC vs AI calls & more Linux news

On this episode of TWIL (252), we have a new version of the core graphics stack project Mesa. A very small yet phoenix-like distro is rising from the ashes of deprecation. Kubuntu has released their plans for Kubuntu 24.04 and the roadmap for implementing KDE Plasma 6. elementary has released a preview of the next edition of their OS. All of this and more on this episode of This Week in Linux, Your Source for Linux GNews!

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00:00 Intro
00:37 Mesa 24.0 Released – [link]
01:52 Damn Small Linux 2024 Released – [link]
04:51 Kubuntu 24.04 LTS Won’t Use KDE Plasma 6.0 – [link]
07:33 elementary OS 8 Available in Early Access – [link]
10:10 Kolide – [link]
11:33 KaOS Linux 2024.01 Released – [link]
13:56 Mozilla’s Monitor Plus – [link]
16:26 FCC to declare AI-generated voices in robocalls illegal – [link]
20:18 Bluesky Social Network Opens to Everyone – [link, TWIL on Bluesky (not used much)]
22:37 New Edition for SKATE coming to Steam – [link]
24:05 Niri 0.1.1 Wayland Compositor – [link]
25:28 Greenfield In-Browser Wayland Compositor – [link]
26:51 Clonezilla Live 3.1.2 Released – [link]
27:58 Outro

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