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PipeWire vs PulseAudio: What's the Difference?

If you are active in the Linux community, you will often come across the debate on what's better: PipeWire or PulseAudio? Some users prefer going back to PulseAudio, while others find solving their decade-old audio problems much better. So the question here is: what is the difference between PipeWire and PulseAudio? 🤔Sure, PipeWire is a relatively new...

Fri Feb 23, 2024 13:10
FOSS Weekly #24.08: Ubuntu 24.04 Features, Arkane Linux, grep, Fedora COSMIC and More

It seems that Fedora is gearing up for more novel variants. Last week, I shared the news about Fedora Atomic spin and now they are considering a COSMIC spin. COSMIC is a new, Rust-based desktop environment by Pop!_OS. The more, the merrier? 💬 Let's see what else you get in this edition of FOSS Weekly:Arcane Linux brings a unique touch to immutability.A...

Thu Feb 22, 2024 06:53
Grep Command Examples

"Everything is a file in Linux" and that is the reason most Linux users spend a large chunk of time tinkering the file contents. This is where the importance of the grep command plays a crucial role by letting you search and match patterns within text files or get an output.So in this tutorial, I will walk you through all the essentials required to...

Tue Feb 20, 2024 11:26
How to Remove Password from PDF Files in Linux

The other day, I received a PDF file which was password protected. I also received the password of the file.Now, when I open this PDF file, it asks to enter the password first. The default document viewer gives the option to save the password to avoid entering it again and again. However, the PDF will still be required if the file is to be read on some...

Mon Feb 19, 2024 10:09
FOSS Weekly #24.07: Fedora Atomic Distro, Android FOSS Apps, Mozilla Monitor Plus and More

Twitter's open source rival BlueSky is now open for all. It is based on the AT Protocol. And It's FOSS is already on this new platform. We got to try new things, right?Speaking of new things, there is a new Rust-based terminal that is generating quite a buzz in various coding communities on the web. It is called Warp and it brings IDE-styled editor...

Thu Feb 15, 2024 16:10
Intel Processor Naming Changes: All You Need to Know

Whenever a product name or branding changes, it is always confusing. And, Intel has made sure that their product lineup is no longer as simple to grasp.Every so often we cannot get over with the naming we are comfortable with, or maybe the new one is no longer straightforward to remember. In this case, it is more about the later part.Intel processors...

Wed Feb 14, 2024 13:14

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