About the show

Linux and open source headlines every Monday, Wednesday, & Friday, in under 3 minutes.

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Episodes

  • 2020-05-15

    May 15th, 2020  |  2 mins 33 secs
    64-bit, a cloud guru, cross-platform, daily linux podcast, debian, debian 10.4, debian buster, deno, finnix, front-end, javascript, kde, linux academy, linux headlines, live-cd, lockwise, maui project, mozilla, node.js, npm, password, password manager, programming languages, rust, ryan dahl, ryan finnie, secure boot, security, typescript, uefi, v8

    A Rust-based Node.js alternative is exciting developers while the language itself celebrates its fifth birthday, the Maui Project unveils its first stable toolkit, Mozilla rolls back Lockwise integration with operating system passwords, and Finnix lands its first new edition in five years.

  • 2020-05-13

    May 13th, 2020  |  2 mins 54 secs
    a cloud guru, adam seligman, belgium, bill of materials, cloud native computing foundation, cncf, commercial software, container registry, containers, daily linux podcast, donations, eclipse foundation, foss, german military, germany, github sponsors, harbor, linux academy, linux headlines, matrix, messaging, mozilla, oci, open source security, open source sustainability, pocket, riot, risc-v, security, software licensing, synopsys, vmware, vulnerabilities

    A new report from Synopsys analyzes the use of open source components in commercial software, GitHub's fundraising program is now available for teams and projects, Mozilla appoints Adam Seligman as its new COO, Harbor becomes the first OCI-compliant container registry with its 2.0 release, and the Eclipse Foundation is moving to Belgium.

  • 2020-05-11

    May 11th, 2020  |  2 mins 45 secs
    2011, a cloud guru, ad-blocking, advertisement, andy rubin, animation timing, blocklist, cname, daily linux podcast, desktop environment, dma protection, dns, eindhoven university of technology, email, essential, essential products, fde, full-disk encryption, intel, kde, kde frameworks, kernel, linux academy, linux headlines, mitigation, newton mail, physical access, pi-hole, pi-hole 5, plasma, security, self-hosted, third-party trackers, thunderbolt, tracker, tracker-blocking, vulnerability

    Pi-hole version 5 brings many new features to the platform, Newton Mail escapes the death of Essential Products, more major Thunderbolt vulnerabilities surface, and KDE users on rolling-release distributions are experiencing some strange behavior.

  • 2020-05-08

    May 8th, 2020  |  2 mins 43 secs
    32-bit, a cloud guru, amazon, amazon assistant, apache cassandra, c++, cryptocurrency, daily linux podcast, database, decentralization, dynamodb, extensions, firefox, firefox 76, freerdp, gcc, gcc 10.1, gnu, linux academy, linux headlines, mozilla, nosql, nvidia, open source, remote desktop, scylla, scylladb, sec, static analysis, telegram, ton, windows

    Mozilla halts the rollout of Firefox 76 after several prominent bugs are discovered, the GNU project unveils GCC 10.1 with the long-awaited inclusion of static analysis tooling, Telegram's TON troubles continue with a new offer to backers in lieu of repayment, and ScyllaDB 4.0 arrives with better Kubernetes support and a DynamoDB compatible API.

  • 2020-05-06

    May 6th, 2020  |  2 mins 59 secs
    a cloud guru, audio worklets, azure sphere iot, containers, credentials, daily linux podcast, data analysis, edge computing, fedora elections, firefox 76, ibm, identity management, jetbrains, linux, linux academy, linux headlines, lockwise, mastercard, microsoft, mozilla, password manager, picture-in-picture, privacy, python, security, security keys, software development, tails, the linux foundation, tor, trust, trust over ip foundation, two-factor, video chat, vulnerabilities, web development

    Firefox 76 arrives with improvements to its built-in password manager and picture-in-picture support, The Linux Foundation launches a new effort to build a common global trust framework, Microsoft seeks security stress-testing for its Linux-powered IoT platform, and nominations open for the latest round of Fedora elections.

  • 2020-05-04

    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.

  • 2020-05-01

    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.

  • 2020-04-29

    April 29th, 2020  |  2 mins 52 secs
    a cloud guru, advanced cluster management, app drawer, armv8, containers, daily linux podcast, desktop linux, dvd, education, endless os, family-friendly, fedora 32, gnome, haproxy, hybrid-cloud, ibm, kubernetes, linux academy, linux headlines, linux unplugged, machine emulator, macos catalina, matthew miller, mp4, multi-cloud, network media shares, openshift 4.4, parental controls, qemu 5.0, red hat, risc-v, smb, virtio-fs, virtual machines, virtual summit, virtualization, vlc

    Red Hat's virtual Summit kicks off with exciting news for OpenShift users, Endless OS 3.8.0 and Fedora 32 both arrive with GNOME 3.36 in tow, VLC's latest release adds better support for network media access, and QEMU 5.0 makes it easier than ever to share files with virtualized guests.

  • 2020-04-27

    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.

  • 2020-04-24

    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.

  • 2020-04-22

    April 22nd, 2020  |  2 mins 54 secs
    a cloud guru, ai, amazon, arvind krishna, c++, cloud, crowd-funding, daily linux podcast, diagnostic report, facebook, genome, hybrid cloud, ibm, javascript, kubernetes, linux academy, linux headlines, local storage, machine learning, node, node.js, patreon, python, python 2, python 2.7.18, pytorch, red hat, rpc, startups, torchelastic, torchserve, v8

    Red Hat continues to bolster IBM's bottom line, Patreon makes significant cuts to its staffing, and new releases from Python 2, PyTorch, and Node.js.

  • 2020-04-20

    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.

  • 2020-04-17

    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.

  • 2020-04-15

    April 15th, 2020  |  2 mins 52 secs
    a cloud guru, apple, bug bounty, cobol, community bridge, daily linux podcast, diversity, el capitan, encryption, ibm, inkscape, inkscape 1.0, kvm, linux, linux academy, linux headlines, linuxone, mac os, mainframe, mentorship, open mainframe project, open source funding, os x, red hat, reliability, secure execution for linux, security, suse, the linux foundation, ubuntu, virtualization, vs code, vulnerability scanning, z15

    IBM unveils two new Linux-ready mainframe platforms, Inkscape is looking for testers ahead of its 1.0 release, and the Open Mainframe Project is helping reskill out-of-work developers to tackle the needs of legacy systems.

  • 2020-04-10

    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.

  • 2020-04-09

    April 9th, 2020  |  2 mins 40 secs
    a cloud guru, aws, compose, containers, daily linux podcast, docker, docker compose, exfat, file explorer, filesystems, finos, fintech, fintech open source foundation, gabriele columbro, kubernetes, linux, linux 5.7, linux academy, linux headlines, microsoft, open source, qt, samsung, the linux foundation, the qt company, windows, windows 10, windows subsystem for linux, wsl

    The Fintech Open Source Foundation is joining The Linux Foundation, Samsung releases user-space exFAT tools for Linux, Docker Compose is getting a formal specification with the help of a new open source community, and the latest Windows 10 Insider Preview includes File Explorer integration in the Windows Subsystem for Linux.