LUP 536: Plasma Power-Ups¶
- Air Date: 2023-11-12
- Duration: 67 mins 41 secs
About this episode¶
The problem with GNOME's great news, plus our first look at Plasma 6. Then, the surprising place NixOS is getting adopted.
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- 2023 Tuxies Sticker by TheGoldenDragon
- GNOME Recognized as Public Interest Infrastructure — The GNOME Foundation is thrilled to announce the GNOME project is receiving €1M from the Sovereign Tech Fund to modernize the platform, improve tooling and accessibility, and support features that are in the public interest.
- GNOME Receives €1M Investment from Sovereign Tech Fund
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- Recession-hit Germany is facing a flurry of global headwinds: Goldman Sachs
- KDE’s 6th Megarelease - Alpha — It has been nearly 10 years since the last big release of our flagship Plasma desktop environment, and the time has come again. KDE is making available today the Alpha version of all the software we will include in a megarelease scheduled for the end of February 2024.
- KDE Timeline of major releases - Wikipedia
- Schedules/Plasma 6 - KDE Community Wiki
- Plasma 5.27.80 complete changelog
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- KDE Plasma 6.0 Alpha Released, Plus KDE Frameworks & KDE Gear
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- Jonas Nick talk on nix-bitcoin - YouTube
- nevoyu's Nix Config
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