9to5Linux Weekly Roundup: October 16th, 2022

Roundup October 16th 2022

The 107th installment of the 9to5Linux Weekly Roundup is here for the week ending on October 16th, 2022, keeping you guys up to date with the most important things happening in the Linux world. If you missed last week’s 9to5Linux Weekly Roundup, catch up with all the things here.

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This week was all about software releases as VirtualBox 7.0 arrived with major changes, followed by the KDE Plasma 5.26 desktop environment, which is already hitting the stable repositories of popular distributions, as well as Ardour 7.0 digital audio workstation with its awesome new features for music production.

On top of that, we got new maintenance updates of the KDE Gear 22.08 software suite and LibreOffice 7.4 office suite, a new feature-branch NVIDIA graphics driver, and new kernel security vulnerabilities for Ubuntu users.

Last but not least, the upcoming Linux 6.1 kernel saw its first Release Candidate and Blender 3.4 promises native Wayland support on Linux. Below, you can enjoy these and much more in 9to5Linux’s Linux weekly roundup for October 16th, 2022.

Hot news of the week

Linux distributions released this week

Linux apps, drivers, desktops, and kernels released this week

Coming up next week

  • First KDE Plasma 5.26 point release
  • Firefox 106
  • …and hopefully many other exciting Linux news and releases!

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