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

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  • 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.

  • 2020-04-08

    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.

  • 2020-04-07

    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.

  • 2020-04-06

    April 6th, 2020  |  2 mins 47 secs
    a cloud guru, ai, arvind krishna, chat, containers, daily linux podcast, ebook, flatpak, foliate, gtk, hybrid cloud, ibm, illumos, kaidan, kubernetes, linux academy, linux headlines, microsoft, open source, opensolaris, paul cormier, qr code, red hat, unleashed os, xmpp

    Red Hat names Paul Cormier as President and CEO, Unleashed OS has come to an end, the latest release of the Kaidan XMPP chat client adds audio and video messaging, and the open source eBook reader Foliate has a redesigned user interface for a distraction-free reading experience.

  • 2020-04-03

    April 3rd, 2020  |  2 mins 42 secs
    a cloud guru, atari, atari vcs, cpu, daily linux podcast, gnu, hardware, ibm, linux academy, linux headlines, llvm, load value injection, lvi, open source community grant, outreachy, phoronix, pypi, python, python package index, python software foundation, rob wyatt, security

    Outreachy receives the second Open Source Community Grant from IBM, the LLVM project adds mitigations for Load Value Injection attacks, more bad news for the Linux-based Atari VCS console, and the Python Software Foundation seeks recurring sponsorships to support its software repository.

  • 2020-04-02

    April 2nd, 2020  |  2 mins 52 secs
    a cloud guru, android, arch, cgroups, containers, daily linux podcast, electronic payments, email, encryption, f-droid, free software, gnu, gnu taler, infinitybook pro, linux, linux academy, linux containers, linux headlines, linux laptops, lxc, lxcfs, lxd, manjaro, microtransaction, nlnet, open source, pine64, pinephone, protonmail, thunderbird, tuxedo computers, ubports, ubuntu touch, virtual machines

    ProtonMail's new Linux bridge makes its encrypted services available to standard email clients, new LTS releases for Linux Container tooling, a Manjaro-powered laptop from TUXEDO Computers, and a special edition PinePhone with Ubuntu Touch pre-installed.