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Today is the day! — Nitrux 2.4.0 is available to download

We are pleased to announce the launch of Nitrux 2.4.0.

Check the changelog of the most recent version of Nitrux at our blog link below.

nxos.org/changelog/release-ann

PSA: The package lsb-release was updated today; before updating it, make sure to update the package nitrux-repositories-config. To update, do the following.

- pkcon refresh
- pkcon install nitrux-repositories-config

PSA: A recent update to the package sysvinit-utils (version 3.05-2) from Debian introduces a file conflict problem with the package lsb-base (version 11.2), which is an essential package.

To avoid an issue during updates, do the following.

- pkcon refresh && pkcon get-updates
- pkcon install nitrux-repositories-config

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#Linux Weekly Roundup for September 4th, 2022: #Ubuntu Unity as official flavor, OBS Studio 28.0, #Nitrux 2.4, Ubuntu 22.10 and #ArchLinux now powered by Linux 5.19, #VirtualBox supports Linux 6.0, #Xfce goodies, and much more 9to5linux.com/9to5linux-weekly

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Today is the day! — Nitrux 2.4.0 is available to download

We are pleased to announce the launch of Nitrux 2.4.0.

Check the changelog of the most recent version of Nitrux at our blog link below.

nxos.org/changelog/release-ann

Note: For new installations, remember that the package: openrc-config needs to be updated *before* continuing with the rest of the updates.

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We want to emphasize that users *should* use PackageKit (pkcon) to install Debian packages.

The reason to use APT on this occasion is that PackageKit inexplicably fails to upgrade this package.

Disclaimer: We do not develop PackageKit, or its backend, APTCC.

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PSA: We have pushed new packages for the GNU C Library to our repositories.

To update, do the following.

W: Due to the nature of this change, we advise users to use the root account for this special occasion.

- sudo -i
[as root]
- apt -yy install libc6
- exit

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Huh, Bauh is available as an . Cool, now I have a GUI for Flatpak that's not Discover.

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Then after rebooting, do the following.

pkcon update
pkcon repair

To remove the previous kernel, do the following. Be aware that the Nvidia proprietary driver may not support Linux 5.19 yet.

pkcon remove --autoremove linux-image-5.18.14-xanmod1-x64v2 linux-headers-5.18.14-xanmod1-x64v2

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To upgrade, do the following.

pkcon refresh && pkcon get-updates
pkcon install openrc-config nitrux-repositories-config
pkcon install openrc
sudo reboot

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PSA: We have delayed the release of new installation media for Nitrux 2.3.0. Users can install Nitrux 2.2.1 and upgrade the distribution to be up-to-date with newer installation media.

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PSA: We're looking into what has caused the Software Center not to load content from AppImageHub.com

Continuing with this tutorial series about service files, today, we’ll look at a simple and comparable way to make “user services” available in Nitrux.

nxos.org/tutorial/how-to-creat

In Nitrux, we utilize OpenRC as the init-system; it differs from the more widely used systemd software suite.

In today’s tutorial, we’ll check how to create service files (scripts) for use with OpenRC.

nxos.org/tutorial/how-to-creat

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Wayland and PipeWire are poised to be the future of Linux display and audio servers, respectively. Today’s tutorial will check how to use Wayland and PipeWire in Nitrux.

nxos.org/tutorial/how-to-use-w

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