Drew is an audio editing engineer for Jupiter Broadcasting. He has worked in theater, live music, and broadcast for 15 years, and has been using Linux for 20 years. Besides working in entertainment, Drew rescues rabbits, enjoys sci-fi and horror, and plays too many video games.
May 4th, 2020 | 2 mins 51 secs
1.0, a cloud guru, android, android 10, blog, breach, buster, daily linux podcast, debian, debian 10, disclosure, encryption, exposed, f-secure, ghost, gnu, graphic art, inkscape, juicessh, lineageos, linux academy, linux headlines, mediagoblin, milestone, mosh, nextcloud, python, python 2, python 3, salt, saltstack, security, ssh, telnet, terminal, transcoding, turnkey linux, vector, virtual appliance, virtual machine, vm, vulnerability, wordpress
Responsibly disclosed bugs in SaltStack are already leading to breaches, JuiceSSH releases its first major update in 5 years, MediaGoblin rebases to Python 3, TurnKey Linux rolls out a new version based on Debian 10, and Inkscape hits 1.0.
May 1st, 2020 | 2 mins 59 secs
20.04, a cloud guru, ama, ask me anything, ben cotton, camera, cpython, daily linux podcast, fedora, firmware, flatpak, gnome, gnome 3.36, gpu, hybrid graphics, image sensor, java, linux academy, linux headlines, linux vendor firmware service, lvfs, macos, matthew miller, opensuse, opensuse leap, optimization, oracle, parse, parser, performance, pi 4, pop!_os, project leyden, python, python 3.9, raspberry pi, retropie, sony, static images, suse, system76, telegram, tiling, ubuntu, valve, virtual reality, vr
Pop!_OS 20.04 is out, the Raspberry Pi Foundation launches a camera add-on board, Java and Python are both planning some welcome changes, and Valve ends VR for macOS.
April 27th, 2020 | 2 mins 44 secs
a cloud guru, bsd license, c++, clang, clear linux, cloud, daily linux podcast, desktop, documenation, gnome, go, golang, kernel language, licensing, linux academy, linux headlines, open computing language, opencl, rust, server, the khronos group, void, void linux, xbps
The Khronos Group rebases its OpenCL specification to an older version, Golang and Rust both remain popular despite some shortcomings, Intel refocuses Clear Linux for server and cloud usage, and the founder of Void Linux walks away for the second time.
April 24th, 2020 | 2 mins 59 secs
20.04, 5.4, a cloud guru, adobe premiere, blog, bug bounty, canonical, coronavirus, covid-19, daily linux podcast, developers, extended security maintenance, fedora, fedora workstation, feral interactive, final cut pro, fingerprint, fuzzing, gamemode, global health crisis, grub, intel, kde, kdenlive, kernel, lenovo, linux academy, linux headlines, lts, lubuntu, lxde, lxqt, matthew miller, mentor, mozilla, nightly, open source, opentimelineio, pixar, release, research, reskill, security, the linux foundation, thinkpad, ubuntu, video editing, wireguard, yaru, zfs, zsys
Ubuntu releases 20.04 LTS, Kdenlive picks up support for the OpenTimelineIO interchange format, Mozilla expands its community analysis program with a new blog, Lenovo and Fedora announce a partnership for pre-installation on some ThinkPads, and Intel gives a boost to The Linux Foundation's mentorship program.
April 20th, 2020 | 2 mins 47 secs
a cloud guru, android, apple, aptoide, breach, community, compromise, coronavirus, covid-19, daily linux podcast, debian, democracy, election, encrypted, facebook, funding, gaming, google, health crisis, individual donors, ios, jonathan carter, kde, layoffs, linux academy, linux headlines, live-streaming, password, project leader, salt, salting, sam hartman, security, tor, twitch, website, youtube, zdnet
Debian elects its new Project Leader, The Tor Project lays off over one-third of its staff, Facebook enters the live-streaming market, and Aptoide reports a major security breach.
April 17th, 2020 | 2 mins 56 secs
18.04, 4.15, 5.3, a cloud guru, amazon machine images, amazon web services, android, android 10, android 7, aws, canonical, custom rom, daily linux podcast, fork, gapps, google, google apps, grpc, java, jvm, kde, kernel, kotlin, kwin, kwinft, lineageos, linux academy, linux headlines, linux kernel, lts, martin flöser, nougat, oneplus, paranoid android, quartz, remote procedure call, rolling release, rom, roman gilg, ubuntu, valve, valve software, virtual machine, wayland, window manager, xiaomi
A KDE developer releases a drop-in replacement for KWin, Ubuntu shifts its kernel release to a rolling model for some AWS-hosted virtual machines, Google unveils a gRPC framework for Kotlin, and the Paranoid Android ROM returns with an Android 10 build.
April 10th, 2020 | 2 mins 54 secs
a cloud guru, alibaba, arm, cloud, cloud native computing foundation, cloud-native, cncf, commercial, container, daily linux podcast, distribution, docker, dragonfly, enterprise, golang, java, k8s, kubernetes, leap, linux academy, linux headlines, oci, open container initiative, opensuse, peer-to-peer, point-release, release model, risc-v, rolling-release, sles, suse, suse jump, suse linux enterprise server, tumbleweed
openSUSE plans for major changes in its Leap distribution, and the Cloud Native Computing Foundation admits Dragonfly into its incubator.
April 8th, 2020 | 2 mins 55 secs
a cloud guru, azure, cloud, community engagement challenge, daily linux podcast, endless, foss, free software, gnome, kde, krustlet, kubernetes, linux academy, linux headlines, microsoft, mitchell baker, mozilla, open source, privacy, qt, rust, secure boot, tails, the gnome foundation, uefi, wasm, webassembly
The GNOME Foundation and Endless launch a new contest aimed at engaging young coders with FOSS, Tails 4.5 brings support for UEFI Secure Boot, the first release of Krustlet brings WebAssembly to Kubernetes, and Qt considers further limiting access to its releases.
April 7th, 2020 | 2 mins 57 secs
a cloud guru, alibaba, applatix, argo, browser wars, chrome, cloud native computing foundation, cncf, cryptography, daily linux podcast, development, edge, embedded systems, firefox, flatpak, google, google chrome, integrity policy enforcement, k8s, kernel, kubernetes, linux, linux academy, linux headlines, linux security module, microkernel, microsoft, microsoft edge, mime, mozilla, netmarketshare, patch, patchset, rfc, sap, secure microkernel, security, sel4, the linux foundation, web browser, web crypto api
Microsoft proposes a new Linux kernel security mechanism, Firefox 75 rolls out significant changes, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation adopts Argo, and The Linux Foundation aims to boost adoption of the seL4 secure microkernel.
April 1st, 2020 | 2 mins 56 secs
a cloud guru, amazon, amazon web services, analytics, aws, azure, blog, canonical, cloud, clustering, cms, coil, compliance, content management system, coronavirus, covid-19, daily linux podcast, database, devops, firefox, gcp, google, google cloud platform, high-availability, hosted services, k8s, kubernetes, linux academy, linux headlines, managed apps, mariadb, microsoft, mixed-reality, monetization, mozilla, open source support program, personal data exports, platform x4, public cloud, skysql, social media, solutions fund, wordpress
Canonical and MariaDB both enter the managed apps market, the WordPress 5.4 release expands its block-based editor, and Mozilla partners with another online monetization company while putting up cash in the fight against COVID-19.
March 31st, 2020 | 2 mins 53 secs
a cloud guru, akamai, amazon, automatic updates, azion, bandwidth, cdn, cloudflare, code, content delivery network, daily linux podcast, developer, development, drm, drm-free, eclipse foundation, facebook, free tier, gaming, gitlab, google, humble bundle, ide, integrated development environment, internet, linux academy, linux gaming, linux headlines, lutris, manrs, microsoft, netflix, network operator, open source, red hat, routing, sap, security, steam, theia, valve, visual studio, vs code
The MANRS initiative gains several new members, GitLab wants customers to help migrate premier features to its free tier, Eclipse Theia reaches 1.0, Lutris lands Humble Bundle game store integration, and Steam scales back automatic updates.
March 30th, 2020 | 2 mins 49 secs
2038, 32-bit, 5.6, a cloud guru, appeal, apple, audio, bruce perens, conversion software, daily linux podcast, defamation, docker, fre:ac, github, gitlab, grsecurity, ieee, ieee sa open, institute of electrical and electronics engineers, kernel, kernelnewbies, kubernetes, lawsuit, linus torvalds, linux academy, linux headlines, linux kernel, lossless, mainline, mattermost, open source security, opus, ripper, speex, standards association, tunnel, vpn, wireguard
Linux Kernel 5.6 is out with WireGuard support, fre:ac significantly expands its feature set with its 1.1 release, Bruce Perens' legal battle finally comes to an end, and the IEEE launches a collaborative development platform.
March 27th, 2020 | 2 mins 58 secs
20.04, a cloud guru, android, ardour, arm, beta, blender, budgie, daily linux podcast, daw, development, digital audio workstation, edubuntu, google, intel, kubuntu, kylin, linux academy, linux headlines, long-term support, lts, lubuntu, mate, mythubuntu, pre-release, prerelease, release, sponsor, sponsorship, testing, ubuntu, ubuntu flavors, ubuntu studio, user error, virtual environment, x86, xubuntu
Ardour and Ubuntu Flavors call for testing of their upcoming major releases, Google aims to ease the burden of developing for ARM on x86, and Blender gains a new Corporate Gold-level sponsor.
March 24th, 2020 | 2 mins 51 secs
Mozilla partners with Scroll for a premium ad-free browsing experience, Tor and Tails release key security fixes, Magisk 20.4 launches with MagiskHide disabled by default, and Python is looking for user feedback to improve pip.
March 23rd, 2020 | 2 mins 46 secs
a cloud guru, amazon, audacious, audio player, coronavirus, covid-19, daily linux podcast, disease modeling, distributed computing, dvr, folding@home, google, gtk, hardware acceleration, hewlett packard, ibm, linux academy, linux headlines, microsoft, multimedia, mythtv, opengl, petaflops, pvr, python, qt, qt5, supercomputer, ubports, ubuntu touch, volla, volla phone
Folding@home's processing power continues to surge in the fight against COVID-19, Audacious switches to QT5, UBports and Volla join forces, and MythTV rolls out modern decoding improvements.
March 20th, 2020 | 2 mins 59 secs
32-bit, 64-bit, a cloud guru, blockchain, bug, cansecwest, conference, coronavirus, covid-19, ctf, daily linux podcast, debian, disease, embedded development, ethereum, folding@home, google, input validation, intel, linux academy, linux headlines, linux mint, lmde, macos, manfred paul, microcontroller, nvidia, pigweed, privilege escalation, protein, pwn2own, redrocket, research, science, security, trend micro, ubuntu, vancouver, virtualbox, vmware, vulnerability, windows, zero day initiative
Linux Mint Debian Edition version 4 is out, Google releases tools for embedded developers, a socially isolated Pwn2Own still manages to hack multiple targets, and GPU owners from around the world pitch in to fight the novel coronavirus.