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Recently discovered the Car Throttle channel on YouTube. If you like the old challenges on Top Gear years ago, you'll like these guys. They're jolly good fun. youtube.com/user/CarThrottle/v

This 10 minute video about the Citicar is worth a watch. The presenter seems to be having such a great time in an awful car. His laughter while driving is quite infectious. youtube.com/watch?v=ilIozuRmTQ

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Ubuntu MATE 19.10 Beta is released and is a significant improvement πŸ“ˆ over 18.04 and 19.04. This release focuses πŸ”¬ on addressing paper 🧻 cut ️πŸ”ͺ issues. Come and read πŸ‘€ the release notes to find πŸ•΅οΈβ€β™‚οΈ out more and get the downloads πŸ“€ buff.ly/2nHYsjD

Performance of the Purism Librem 5 phone seems to be way better than in previous videos. Impressive improvements. youtube.com/watch?v=Gvnt78mK-A

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Next week sees the largest gathering of women technologists at the Grace Hopper Celebration in Orlando. We are delighted to be attending and sponsoring - come and say hi at booth #261. bit.ly/2lTuSaF

Hey Python people! A friend has a daughter coming up to 14. She is excelling at Maths & ICT. School suggested she do some Python at home. Best books for her mum to get for birthday? Currently looking at these.. amzn.to/2naWAzV amzn.to/2n9hBe9

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Ubuntu MATE 19.10 Beta is released and is a significant improvement πŸ“ˆ over 18.04 and 19.04. This release focuses πŸ”¬ on addressing paper 🧻 cut ️πŸ”ͺ issues. Come and read πŸ‘€ the release notes to find πŸ•΅οΈβ€β™‚οΈ out more and get the downloads πŸ“€ ubuntu-mate.org/blog/ubuntu-ma

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Got a busy weekend ahead? No, thought not. How about testing the 19.10 Beta which just appeared on the Interwebs. Final release is next month. Find out more via this detailed wall of text!
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Want to stream your gameplay on ? Use the OBS snap which makes hardware accelerated video encoding easy. This short blog post will get you started quickly!

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Son (just 13) came home to tell me they're learning Python at school this year. What a change from a few years ago where ICT classes would involve Microsoft Office and not much more. Progress!

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If you have been waiting for MakeMKV to finally arrive in a strictly-confined snap package in Linux, then today is your lucky day! I pulled the trigger earlier to release MakeMKV to stable in the Snap Store. Check it out at snapcraft.io/makemkv

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Inkscape 1.0 beta 1 just landed in the Snap Store edge channel! Grab the latest build of the world's favorite Open Source vector drawing app today. Faster, smaller, better. Take it for a spin today!

snap install inkscape --edge

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Inkscape 1.0 beta 1 just landed in the Snap Store edge channel! Grab the latest build of the world's favorite Open Source vector drawing app today. Faster, smaller, better. Take it for a spin today!

snap install inkscape --edge

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To all GNU project members past and present. I want to hear from you. Please email me.

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With 19.10 just around the corner, it's time to reveal the new default wallpaper! Due to appear on 17th October, and code-named "Eoan Ermine", 19.10 will be the 31st stable release so far! πŸŽ‰

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@popey Yes. C-c M-m in Gnus/mu4e produces:

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