9to5Linux Weekly Roundup: September 12th, 2021

Weekly Roundup September 12th


The fifty installment of the 9to5Linux Weekly Roundup is here for the week ending on September 12th, 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, you can check it out here.

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This has been a great week, starting with the release of the Firefox 92 web browser and continuing with the latest HPLIP printer and scanner drivers with support for Linux Mint 20.2 “Uma” and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.4 operating systems, as well as a major Steam Client update for Linux gamers.

The KDE Project released a new maintenance update to their KDE Frameworks software suite for KDE Plasma users, and sysadmins now have a new version of the Finnix live system to play with, based on Debian GNU/Linux 11 “Bullseye.”

For those more adventurous, this week saw the release of Firefox 93 beta, as well as Release Candidates for the upcoming GNOME 41 desktop environment and Linux 5.15 kernel. You can enjoy these and much more in 9to5Linux’s Linux weekly roundup for September 12th, 2021, below!

Hot news of the week

Linux distributions released this week

Linux apps, drivers, desktops and kernels released this week

Coming up next week

  • GNOME 41
  • New GNOME 40 point release
  • …and hopefully many exciting Linux news and releases!

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