9to5Linux Weekly Roundup: December 4th, 2022

Roundup December 4th 2022

The 114th installment of the 9to5Linux Weekly Roundup is here for the week ending on December 4th, 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 packed with great news for Linux and Open Source fans, especially for gamers as the Mesa 22.3 graphics stack and NVIDIA 525.60.11 graphics driver arrived with lots of improvements for your favorite games.

KDE Plasma fans received some goodies as well with a new point release of the latest KDE Plasma 5.26 desktop environment and the latest Plasma Mobile Gear release for mobile devices, Ubuntu users got a new kernel security update to keep their systems safe, and Xfce users enjoyed the latest updates for their desktop.

On top of that, I tell you what to expect from System76’s Rust-based based COSMIC desktop and show you what’s new in the upcoming Linux Mint 21.1 “Vera” release. Below, you can enjoy these and much more in 9to5Linux’s Linux weekly roundup for December 4th, 2022.

Hot news of the week

  • NVIDIA 525.60.11 Linux graphics driver adds Dynamic Boost support on AMD laptops
  • KDE Plasma 5.26.4 is out to improve Plasma Wayland, notifications, and more
  • Plasma Mobile Gear 22.11 is out for Linux phones and tablets with many improvements
  • Xfce’s Apps Update for November 2022: Xfce 4.18 preview, plugin updates, and more
  • Mesa 22.3 brings initial GFX11/RDNA3 support on RADV, shader disk cache on Panfrost
  • NixOS 22.11 “Raccoon” arrives with GNOME 43, KDE Plasma 5.26, and OpenSSL 3
  • System76’s Rust-based COSMIC desktop promises HDR support, smooth NVIDIA experience
  • Ubuntu users get new Linux kernel security updates, 10 vulnerabilities patched
  • Latest Steam Client update improves new Big Picture mode, fixes Borderlands 2 crash
  • Lightweight distro 4MLinux 41 arrives with Linux kernel 6.0, Btrfs support, and new apps
  • First Look: Linux Mint 21.1 beta is now available for download with Cinnamon 5.6 desktop

Linux distributions released this week

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

Coming up next week

  • Linux kernel 6.1 LTS
  • KDE Frameworks 5.101
  • …and hopefully many other exciting Linux news and releases!

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