August 5th, 2020 | 2 mins 48 secs
a cloud guru, bitmap editor, bsd, certification, coronavirus, cov-sars-2, covid-19, daily linux podcast, digital signing, encryption, enterprise, fedora, file lock, google, gpu acceleration, invigilator, libreoffice, linux, linux academy, linux headlines, mac, mono, open document, openshift, owncloud, paint.net, pinta, rebranding, red hat, red hat certified engineer, red hat certified specialist, red hat system administrator, rhce, rhcs, rhsa, skia, sync, sync engine, testing environment, the document foundation, vulkan, windows
LibreOffice 7 dodges its rebranding controversy, the Pinta bitmap editor sees its first new version in 5 years, Red Hat accommodates certification seekers with new pandemic-friendly rules, and ownCloud 10.5 brings background sync changes to the platform.
August 3rd, 2020 | 2 mins 59 secs
32-bit, 5.8, a cloud guru, aarch64, amd, arm-64, bunsenlabs, chromebook, daily linux podcast, debian, federated, fediverse, google, hackerone, ibm, jgmenu, kernel, lightweight distribution, linux, linux academy, linux foundation, linux headlines, lithium, mastodon, microsoft, multimedia, open source security foundation, openbox, papirus, power10, red hat, social media, tint2, trusted memory zone, zen
Linux kernel 5.8 is out, BunsenLabs rebases to Debian 10 "Buster," Mastodon releases version 3.2 with multimedia enhancements, and The Linux Foundation forms the Open Source Security Foundation.
July 31st, 2020 | 2 mins 54 secs
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Mitigating the BootHole vulnerability is proving difficult for several major Linux distributions, KDE's Ark tool issues a security advisory, Cloudflare reduces perceived delays in worker process startup time, and Tor brings back its Bug Smash Fund for a second year.
July 29th, 2020 | 2 mins 55 secs
a cloud guru, ar, augmented reality, blender, chart, daily linux podcast, eye tracking, facebook, forms, funding, google, gpu, hand tracking, khronos, lineage, lineageos, linux, linux academy, linux headlines, memory profiler, microsoft, mixed precision training, nano, nextcloud, nvidia, oculus, openxr, pytorch, raspberry pi, sbc, single-board computer, sponsor, standard-conformant, survey, tensor core, text editor, the khronos group, user submission, virtual reality, vr, vulkan, windows, xda developers
The first standard-conformant implementations for OpenXR are finally shipping, LineageOS 17.1 has an unsupported build for the Raspberry Pi, Nextcloud gains a Forms feature, nano version 5 brings new features to the venerable text editor, Facebook releases PyTorch version 1.6, and Microsoft backs the Blender Foundation.
July 27th, 2020 | 2 mins 45 secs
a cloud guru, community fund, daily linux podcast, enhanced tracking protection, export, finance, firefox, jonathon fernyhough, linux academy, linux headlines, manjaro, mozilla, password manager, philip müller, project governance, security, sitemap generator, treasurer, wordpress
The Manjaro community is in turmoil over the controversial resignation of the project's treasurer, Firefox 79 brings improved user-facing security features, and WordPress 5.5 bundles a long-awaited sitemap generator.
July 24th, 2020 | 2 mins 49 secs
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Calls for political activism in software projects continue to ramp up, digiKam 7 arrives with enhanced facial recognition, Zulip unleashes its biggest release ever amid tensions between its competitors, and a new 'zine focusing on Fedora seeks contributors.
July 22nd, 2020 | 2 mins 49 secs
3d printing, 3mf, 3mf consortium, 4800h, a cloud guru, adrian lannin, android, android go, daily linux podcast, google, hp, kde, linux academy, linux foundation, linux headlines, linux laptop, luis baldez, microsoft, mobile, ryzen, slimbook, tuxedo, ultrabook, xda developers
Two new Linux ultrabooks hit the market, Google is poised to enforce usage of Android Go on low-end devices, and the 3MF Consortium joins the Linux Foundation.
July 20th, 2020 | 2 mins 42 secs
a cloud guru, android, battery, board, compromise, convergence, coronavirus, covid-19, daily linux podcast, dock, elections, fast-charging, firmware, health, ireland, linux academy, linux foundation public health, linux headlines, mobile, no-confidence, opensuse, oppo, petition, pine, pine64, pinebook pro, pinecil, pinephone, resignation, sars-cov-2, security, suse, tencent, the linux foundation, vote, vulnerability
Pine announces exciting additions to its product line, The Linux Foundation picks up a project donation from Ireland's health service, OPPO unveils an impressive new fast-charging standard, and a vote of no confidence petition fails to remove the openSUSE board.
July 10th, 2020 | 2 mins 55 secs
a cloud guru, amazon web services, arm, aws, cloud native computing foundation, cncf, daily linux podcast, docker, docker compose, ecs, elastic container services, google, graviton2, ibm, intellectual property, ip, istio, libreoffice, licensing, linux academy, linux headlines, open usage commons, oracle, personal edition, sandbox, sustainability, the document foundation, ubuntu, volunteer support
Possible changes on the horizon for LibreOffice are raising concerns in the community, industry players decry Google's gifting of Istio intellectual property to the Open Usage Commons, and both Ubuntu and Docker push further into the AWS ecosystem.
July 8th, 2020 | 2 mins 55 secs
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Mozilla suspends its Firefox Send service due to misuse by hacking groups, SUSE is acquiring Rancher Labs, Google launches the Open Usage Commons, and the Flutter framework arrives on Linux.
July 6th, 2020 | 2 mins 39 secs
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The Linux kernel considers adopting inclusive language, Google backs the open silicon community, Tauon Music Box version 6 is out, the Android development team is hosting an AMA, and the Python Software Foundation is launching a working group to help projects obtain funding.
July 1st, 2020 | 2 mins 49 secs
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Mozilla's Firefox 78 rollout is not going smoothly, antirez steps down as the Redis Labs leader, Couchbase debuts a new managed service, the ArcMenu GNOME extension introduces new features, and manjaro32 closes its doors.
June 29th, 2020 | 2 mins 44 secs
a cloud guru, acme, apple, apt, cert, certificate, chrome, credit card, daily image, daily linux podcast, developer, domain validation, firefox, google, let's encrypt, linux academy, linux headlines, magento, mastercard, mozilla, online shopping, online store, pci compliance, pci dss, rolling release, rolling rhino, safari, security, ssl, tls, ubuntu, visa
Ubuntu gains an unofficial rolling release version, Mastercard joins the chorus of voices warning Magento store owners to update, and two more browsers join the bandwagon on certificate lifetime shortening.
June 26th, 2020 | 2 mins 59 secs
64-bit, a cloud guru, android 10, apt, bountysource, cinnamon, comcast, core i7, custom recovery, daily linux podcast, digital lending, digital media, dns, dns-over-https, doh, donation, eff, electronic frontier foundation, elementary, embedded controller firmware, file sharing, firefox, funding, github, github sponsors, gpu switching, intel processor, internet archive, isp, lawsuit, legel, linux academy, linux desktop, linux headlines, linux laptop, linux mint, mate, mozilla, nvidia, open firmware, optimus, oryx pro, packaging, pop!_os, privacy, publishing, rom, snap, snapd, system76, team win recovery project, terms of service, tos, trusted recursive resolver, twrp, ulyana, warpinator, xfce, xfinity
Linux Mint lands version 20 as an LTS, Mozilla welcomes an unlikely member into its Trusted Recursive Resolver program, elementary ditches Bountysource, TWRP gets closer to supporting Android 10, System76 introduces a new high-end laptop, and the EFF joins the Internet Archive's legal battle against the publishing industry.
June 24th, 2020 | 2 mins 50 secs
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The Open Mainframe Project announces the first LTS release of Zowe, Microsoft's Defender Advanced Threat Detection is now available for Linux, New Vector plans to rebrand several of its products, and a new Raspberry Pi powered laptop has been funded.
June 22nd, 2020 | 2 mins 38 secs
64-bit, a cloud guru, airdrop, android, arm, broadcasting board of governors, certbot, chrome, compilation, compiler, congress, cross-platform, daily linux podcast, darwin, driver, free pascal, funding, google, gpu, graphics driver, khronos group, linux, linux academy, linux headlines, lobbying, mac, nearby sharing, nvidia, open source, open technology fund, otf, quake iii arena, radio free europe, raspberry pi, tor, us agency for global media, voice of america, vulkan, windows
Older Raspberry Pis receive a near-compatible Vulkan driver, Google's upcoming Nearby Sharing may include cross-platform functionality, Free Pascal adds more target architectures with its latest compiler release, and open source projects band together to lobby the US Congress.