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Open Source's best hope for alternatives to Microsoft and Google gets a significant update this week, and we cover a plethora of new goodies coming to a Linux near you soon.

Plus, our take on the Audacity fork drama and the milestone reached this week that none of us have been looking forward to.

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  • Nextcloud Hub 22 Released — At a virtual presentation streamed worldwide, the Nextcloud team introduced the availability of Nextcloud Hub 22, the second major product launch this year.
  • Audacity fork maintainer quits after alleged harassment by 4chan losers who took issue with ‘Tenacity’ name • The Register — A disagreement over the project's name. Being unable to use the Audacity trademark, now owned by Muse Group, cookiengineer ran a poll to find a new name for the fork.
  • will you switch to temporary-audacity/audacity after the new audacity drama · Issue #72 · flathub/org.audacityteam.Audacity · GitHub
  • Stepdown as Maintainer of this Fork · Issue #99 · tenacityteam/tenacity · GitHub
  • Breakdown of All Data Collected By Audacity : linux
  • ocenaudio — Easy, fast and powerful audio editor
  • ardour — Any number of tracks and busses. Non-linear editing. Non-destructive (and destructive!) recording. Any bit depth, any sample rate. Dozens of file formats.
  • REAPER — REAPER is a complete digital audio production application for computers, offering a full multitrack audio and MIDI recording, editing, processing, mixing and mastering toolset.
  • Microsoft Edge Beats Firefox To Become the Third-Most Popular Browser — Microsoft Edge puts daylight between itself and Mozilla Firefox
  • Contribute to Fedora Linux Kernel 5.13 Test Week — Fedora kernel and QA teams have organized a test week from Sunday, July 11, 2021 through Sunday, July 18, 2021
  • USB Low Latency Audio Support Re-Submitted For Linux 5.14 — Submitted on Friday as part of sound fixes was that work to reduce the latency at playback start with the usb-audio driver.
  • Experimental Rust Support Patches Submitted to Linux Kernel Mailing List
  • [PATCH 00/17] Rust support - ojeda
  • Samsung Posts Newest “KSMBD” Linux Patches For In-Kernel SMB3 Server — The focus remains on being able to deliver optimal performance and supporting more features like RDMA integration compared to what can be implemented efficiently in user-space with the likes of Samba.
  • Chromium OS Integrates CloudReady Installer — Ever wanted to have a Chrome OS experience on a device that isn’t a Chromebook or a Chromebox?
  • [CrOS] Add install cloudready shelf button · Gerrit Code Review
  • CloudReady Home Edition USB Installation | Neverware Install Guide
  • Google bought CloudReady, the largest ChromiumOS distribution | Ars Technica


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