FOSS Weekly #23.48: New rlxOS Distro, Wave Terminal, Paru 2.0, Data Recovery in Linux and More

A modern Linux terminal I discovered this week took me by surprise. I was not expecting it to be this different!

It’s like VS Code or a modern code editor. It is aimed primarily at developers but people who are not comfortable with traditional terminals would also be happy with it.

Wave: A Modern New Linux Terminal that You’ll Love if You Hate Command LineThe VS Code of Linux Terminals is here and it has the potential to become popular among the gen z of coders and Linux users.It’s FOSS NewsAbhishek

💬 Let’s see what you get in this edition of FOSS Weekly:

  • AUR helper Paru sees a major release after years
  • A popular CMS has gone open-source.
  • Data recovery tutorial
  • And other Linux news, videos, Puzzles and, of course, memes!

📰 Linux news

The latest version of P2P YouTube alternative adds several new features.

PeerTube Gets Better Features Than YouTube With Version 6 ReleaseDecentralized open-source platform PeerTube gets a big upgrade, making it a good YouTube alternative.It’s FOSS NewsSourav Rudra

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🧠 What we’re thinking about

Clearly, not everyone is happy about it.

Microsoft is Locking Down Search for Public Code on GitHubMicrosoft, what are you up to with GitHub?It’s FOSS NewsAnkush Das

🧮 Linux Tips, Tutorials and More

LibreOffice is awesome and yet a few people look for alternatives. This article is for them.

6 LibreOffice Alternatives for LinuxLibreOffice is awesome but if you are still looking for some other office, here are some options.It’s FOSSAnkush Das

Revamped tutorial. Just so that you know, these tools work with data on external disk only.

Recover Deleted Files Using Linux [Beginner’s Guide]Learn to attempt data recovery on external disks and SD cards using TestDisk and PhotoRec tools in Linux.It’s FOSSAbhishek Prakash

A simple tutorial on having multiple keyboard layouts and changing between them.

How to Change Keyboard Layout in UbuntuIt’s quite easy to have multiple keyboard layouts in Ubuntu and switch between them. Here’s how to do that.It’s FOSSAbhishek Prakash

📹 What we are watching

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✨ Project highlights

rlxOS is a independent immutable Linux distro offering with an Xfce touch to it.

rlxOS: An Independent Immutable Linux Distro With Xfce DesktopAn independent, immutable distribution with a nice look and feel.It’s FOSS NewsSourav Rudra

🧩 New quizzes

KDE fan? How about a quick trivia quiz?

KDE Trivia QuizHow much do you know about the KDE project?It’s FOSSAbhishek Prakash

It’s FOSS Plus users can play this crossword focusing on terminal emulators.

Puzzle of the Week: Crossword #5: Linux Terminal EmulatorsExercise those ‘little gray cells’ of yours and solve this puzzle.It’s FOSSAbhishek Prakash

💡 Quick handy tip

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🤣 Meme of the week

Just Ubuntu Things 😁


🗓️ Tech Trivia

November 30th is the National Computer Security Day. It was proposed by the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) under Carnegie Mellon University created the Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) so that more people could talk about computer security.


🧑‍🤝‍🧑 FOSSverse corner

A FOSSers shares their experience of setting up secure boot in an Arch-based distro.

Setting up Secure Boot in Arch-based DistributionsI’ve learned how to successfully boot most Arch-based distributions with Secure Boot enabled by using the rEFInd boot loader (rEFIND generates the keys for me so I can sign it using MOK registration) and sign the installed kernel(s) image(s) with the same keys. The location of the packages required…It’s FOSS Communityernie

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