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

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  • 2020-06-22

    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.

  • 2020-06-19

    June 19th, 2020  |  2 mins 39 secs
    a cloud guru, adaptive query execution, ansi sql, apache, apache spark, bounty, bountysource, bug bounty, core infrastructure initiative, crowd-sourced, daily linux podcast, digital painting, dynamic partition pruning, eclipse, edge computing, feature request, feedback, foss, funding, harvard, iot, java, krita, labratory for innovation science, linux academy, linux headlines, mainframe, open mainframe project, open source, python, r, security, survey, sustainability, the linux foundation, watercolor, xfce, z/os, zowe

    A now-rescinded change to the Bountysource terms of service is causing turmoil in the open source community, Apache Spark celebrates ten years of development with a new release, Krita launches version 4.3 with new tools and interface improvements, and several projects are seeking feedback.

  • 2020-06-17

    June 17th, 2020  |  2 mins 44 secs
    a cloud guru, adguard home, android, android 5.1, android 7, android 9, android police, appliance, appliance image, canonical, chrome enterprise, chromebook, chromeos, citrix, daily linux podcast, fairphone, google, iot, linux academy, linux headlines, multipass, networking, nextcloud, parallels, pi-hole, plex, raspberry pi, security, snap, snapd, tcp/ip, treck, turnkey linux, ubuntu, ubuntu core, virtualization, vulnerability, windows

    Canonical enters the software appliance image market, Israeli researchers discover a set of major flaws in an ancient TCP/IP stack with massive ramifications for embedded and IoT devices, Google partners with Parallels to bring Windows apps to Chromebooks, and Fairphone continues to support its 2015 flagship.

  • 2020-06-15

    June 15th, 2020  |  2 mins 42 secs
    a cloud guru, apt, arm, beta, chef, cinnamon, coronavirus, covid-19, daily linux podcast, desktop, docker, gpu switching, jenkins, kernel, lan, linux academy, linux headlines, linux mint, long term support, lts, mate, mint, mongodb, national vulnerability database, network file sharing, nvidia, open source, optimus, packaging, pine, pine64, pinephone, pinetab, postmarketos, risksense, security, snap, snapd, ulyana, vulnerabilities, vulnerability, warpinator, wordpress, xfce

    The Linux Mint 20 beta is available for testing, RiskSense warns of an increasing number of open source security vulnerabilities, and Pine announces that the next Community Edition of its phone will ship with postmarketOS.

  • 2020-06-05

    June 5th, 2020  |  2 mins 41 secs
    a cloud guru, blender, blender foundation, bootcamp, canonical, chat, cloud engineer bootcamp, cloud native computing foundation, cncf, daily linux podcast, decentralized, development, fabrica, federated, fediverse, k8s, kubernetes, linux academy, linux headlines, long term support, lts, matrix, messaging, microk8s, multipass, openxr, peer-to-peer, snap, snapcraft, snapd, the linux foundation, training, virtual machine, virtual reality, vm, vr

    The first-ever Blender LTS is out with support for VR, the Cloud Engineer Bootcamp aims to convey students to professionals in six months, the Matrix project previews peer-to-peer messaging, and Canonical introduces two developer tools.

  • 2020-06-03

    June 3rd, 2020  |  2 mins 55 secs
    a cloud guru, biometric, canonical, collabora, collabora online, conferencing, daily linux podcast, debugging, developer, development, docker, extension, firefox, foss, fosslife, hardware key, javascript, jon "maddog" hall, lenovo, linux academy, linux headlines, linux professional institute, lpi, lts, magazine, mainline kernel, nextcloud, nextcloud hub, onion routing, onion services, p-series, passwordless authentication, permissions, red hat, red hat enterprise linux, rhel, secure browsing, securedrop, security token, thinkpad, thinkstation, tor, tor browser, ubuntu, web browser, webzine

    Lenovo doubles down on Linux support, Firefox 77 arrives with better extension permission handling, the Tor Browser's latest release focuses on exposing features to users, Nextcloud Hub 19 includes security and collaboration improvements, and the Linux Professional Institute launches a new webzine.

  • 2020-06-01

    June 1st, 2020  |  2 mins 50 secs
    a cloud guru, archive, arm64, association of american publishers, bpf, comic book, coronavirus, covid-19, cpu, cpu throttling, daily linux podcast, driver, ebook, epub, exfat, fast charging, fictionbook, file system, filesystem, foliate, frequency-invariant scheduler accounting, gtk, internet archive, ios, kernel, lawsuit, library lending, linus torvalds, linux academy, linux headlines, linux security module, lsm, mainline, open publication distribution system, open source, pine tablet, pine64, pinebook pro, pinephone, samsung, sars-cov-2, security, source code, support, task scheduling, thermal limiting, tiger lake, usb, x86

    The Linux kernel packs version 5.7 with exciting additions, version 2.2 of the Foliate eBook reader is out with support for many more formats, and members of the Association of American Publishers sue the Internet Archive over their library lending practices.

  • 2020-05-29

    May 29th, 2020  |  2 mins 46 secs
    8gb, a cloud guru, adb, android, android studio, apache, browser-based, debugging, display mirroring, game editor, game engine, genymobile, git, godot, google, linux academy, linux headlines, linux podcast, mobile development, mozilla, raspberry pi, raspberry pi os, raspbian, rpi, scrcpy, screen copy, subversion, svn, tech preview, technology preview, usb, version control, wireless

    An 8 gigabyte version of the Raspberry Pi 4 is available for purchase, Apache's Subversion celebrates 20 years of version control with its 1.14 release, Genymobile improves its ability to control unrooted Android devices over ADB, Google's Android Studio 4.0 launches with some major changes, and the Godot project previews a browser-based version of its game editor.

  • 2020-05-27

    May 27th, 2020  |  2 mins 51 secs
    a cloud guru, alsa, ardour, ardour 6, audio editor, audio recorder, authentication, benjamin gilbert, biometric, bridge, communication, container, container linux, coreos, daily linux podcast, daw, decentralized, digital audio workstation, end of life, eol, federated, federation, fedora, fido, flatcar, framasoft, global search, go, golang, i-mark, internet relay chat, irc, jack, json, latency compensation, libreoffice, linux academy, linux headlines, loginwithfido, midi, node.js, password, peertube, resampling, security, security token, telegram, teleirc, unmaintained, varispeed, websockets

    Ardour 6 is out with major changes under the hood, CoreOS Container Linux is officially unmaintained, TeleIRC version 2.0.0 lands with a complete rewrite, the FIDO Alliance launches an instructional campaign, and PeerTube outlines its newest fundraising goals.

  • 2020-05-22

    May 22nd, 2020  |  2 mins 47 secs
    8088, a cloud guru, automattic, c&c, command and conquer, daily linux podcast, ea, eighty-eighty-eight, electronic arts, gnome, gnome foundation, gpl, gplv3, gw-basic, ibm, invest, investment, lawsuit, layoffs, legal, licensing, linux academy, linux headlines, matrix, microsoft, mit, ms-dos, new vector, open source initiative, openra, osi, patent case, patent infringement, red alert, redundant, refocus, rothschild patent imaging, rpi, shotwell, tiberian dawn, wall street journal, wordpress

    GNOME and Rothschild Patent Imaging resolve their legal dispute, massive layoffs loom at IBM, WordPress invests millions into the Matrix project, and two companies unexpectedly re-release code under open source licenses.

  • 2020-05-20

    May 20th, 2020  |  2 mins 50 secs
    .net framework, a cloud guru, ai, artificial intelligence, build, canonical, command line, community portal, compliance, compute, container, container management, daily linux podcast, docker, github, gpu, kde, linux academy, linux headlines, machine learning, maui, microsoft, oci, package manager, pam, pluggable authentication modules, progressive release, quality assurance, red hat, rhel, rollout, skopeo, slackware, snap, snapcraft, the tor project, tor, wayland, windows subsystem for linux, wsl, xamarin.forms

    Microsoft's Build conference showcases a slew of Linux-related tech, Slackware adds PAM support, Red Hat's Skopeo hits 1.0, The Tor Project unveils a new community portal, and Canonical is developing a progressive release feature for Snapcraft.

  • 2020-05-18

    May 18th, 2020  |  2 mins 41 secs
    a cloud guru, audacity, audacity 2.4, audio, audio effects, bash, board, board of directors, bootiso, catalina, curl, daily linux podcast, elections, file manager, gplv3, iso, libcurl, linux academy, linux headlines, macos, mit, no-confidence, opensuse, python, python 3, spectral manipulation, sunflower project, survey, suse, vote

    openSUSE board elections are still causing friction in its community, Audacity rolls back its 2.4 update, the curl project seeks participation in its annual survey, the bootiso Bash script hits version 4.0, and Sunflower lands its first release in four years.

  • 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.