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

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  • 2020-03-20

    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.

  • 2020-03-19

    March 19th, 2020  |  2 mins 55 secs
    a cloud guru, browser, browser source plugin, chrome, cryptography, daily linux podcast, firefox, ftp, gaming, gaming on linux, gog, good old games, google, immutability, java, java 14, jdk, linux academy, linux headlines, macos, mozilla, obs, oracle, pattern matching, records, red hat, srt, streaming, type safety, vulkan, windows

    Mozilla announces plans to remove FTP support from Firefox, the latest version of Oracle's Java Development Kit is out, and OBS Studio's latest release has some handy new source and capture features.

  • 2020-03-18

    March 18th, 2020  |  3 mins
    a cloud guru, android, apache struts, chrome, chrome os, chromebooks, computer graphics, cross-site scripting, daily linux podcast, git, github, google, ios, keyboard, linux, linux academy, linux headlines, mobile app, open hardware, pop!_os, ray tracing, risksense, security, software development, software vulnerabilities, system76, the khronos group, vulkan, wordpress, works with chromebook

    GitHub goes mobile with new apps for Android and iOS, Vulkan has new ray tracing extensions, RiskSense reports on the most vulnerable web and application frameworks, System76 enters the keyboard market, and Google starts rolling out new labels for Chromebook-compatible accessories.

  • 2020-03-17

    March 17th, 2020  |  2 mins 28 secs
    a cloud guru, api, beta, brian gupta, case, daily linux podcast, debian, election, fedora, firmware, fwupd, gnome, google, infringement, java, jonathan carter, lawsuit, lenovo, linux academy, linux headlines, linux vendor firmware service, lvfs, nvme, oracle, patent, project leader, samsung, sruthi chandran, ssd, supreme court, testing, western digital

    Debian Project Leader elections heat up, the Linux Vendor Firmware Service adds NVMe drives to its stable of supported devices, Oracle and Google's Supreme Court case gets put on hold, and Fedora 32 hits beta status.

  • 2020-03-16

    March 16th, 2020  |  2 mins 55 secs
    a cloud guru, artificial intelligence, clarissa borges, daily linux podcast, free software, free software awards, fsf, github, google ai, italo vignoli, javascript, jim meyering, josh simmons, kde, let's encrypt, linux, linux academy, linux headlines, machine learning, manjaro, megan sanicki, microsoft, neural tangents, node, node.js, noscript, npm, open source, osi, pine64, pinebook pro, the tor project, tor

    Manjaro KDE is now the default OS on the Pinebook Pro, GitHub announces the acquisition of npm, Google has a new library aimed at simplifying infinite-width neural networks, and the winners of this year's Free Software Awards.

  • 2020-03-13

    March 13th, 2020  |  2 mins 59 secs
    a cloud guru, automation, bitbucket, daily linux podcast, development, django, firefox, github, gitlab, javascript, linux academy, linux headlines, paywall, security, testing, tor, vulnerability, whitesource

    The Django project moves to a new governance structure, Tor Browser's latest release includes a JavaScript execution bug, GitLab finally paywalls its build and test pipeline for external repositories, and WhiteSource issues a report on the increase in open source code vulnerabilities.

  • 2020-03-12

    March 12th, 2020  |  2 mins 44 secs
    a cloud guru, boot to gecko, cloud, collaboration platform, cve, daily linux podcast, feature phone, file storage, file sync, gcc, gcc 9.3, gecko, gnu, intel, kaios, linux academy, linux headlines, load value injection, lvi, mitigation, mobile, mozilla, nextcloud, open source, patching, pwa, red hat, risk report, security, security response, wasm, webassembly

    Mozilla and KaiOS join forces to bring a modern browser engine to the feature phone platform, GCC 9.3 has arrived with mitigations for Intel's LVI vulnerability, and Nextcloud's latest numbers show healthy growth and continued profitability.

  • 2020-03-11

    March 11th, 2020  |  2 mins 48 secs
    a cloud guru, amazon web services, aws, awscloud, bottlerocket, containers, daily linux podcast, docker, free software foundation europe, linux academy, linux headlines, tars, tarscloud, the linux foundation, vmware

    Docker, VMware, and Amazon all have big announcements, a new organization is launched to shepherd the open source microservices ecosystem, and more.

  • 2020-03-10

    March 10th, 2020  |  2 mins 54 secs
    a cloud guru, apache spark, browser, cloud, compute cloud, compute engine, daily linux podcast, facebook, firefox, flatpak, git, google, hipaa, ibm, internet of things, iot, jupyter, jupyter notebooks, jupyterlab, kubernetes, linux academy, linux headlines, machine images, medical, mozilla, openshift, palo alto networks, security, tls, virtual machine, vm, windows 7, windows xp

    Mozilla removes support for older versions of TLS in Firefox 74, Google launches a facility for managing machine images on Compute Engine, IBM's Elyra brings new tools to Jupyter Notebooks, and Palo Alto Networks issues a dire report on the state of IoT security.

  • 2020-03-09

    March 9th, 2020  |  2 mins 41 secs
    .net core, a cloud guru, daily linux podcast, debian, debian project leader, dpl, jellyfin, linux academy, linux headlines, memcached, microsoft, nist, report, thebestvpn

    Jellyfin has its biggest release yet, and Memcached sees a significant update. Plus the Debian Project Leadership contest has begun, and the report spreading misleading information about the distro.

  • 2020-03-06

    March 6th, 2020  |  2 mins 55 secs
    a cloud guru, bsd, cifs, compliance, cryptographic, cryptography, daily linux podcast, education, fips, freebsd, freenas, gcompris, gnutls, ixsystems, linux academy, linux headlines, nist, open-core, patreon, point-to-point, ppp, samba, truenas, vulnerability

    A 16-year-old critical vulnerability has been discovered in PPP, iXsystems is merging FreeNAS and TrueNAS, GCompris moves to Patreon for funding, and Samba makes big changes to its cryptography implementation.

  • 2020-03-05

    March 5th, 2020  |  2 mins 39 secs
    a cloud guru, acme, boulder, bug certificate revocation, communication, daily linux podcast, debian, debian elections, encryption, go, https, init system debate, let's encrypt, linux academy, linux headlines, opensuse, opensuse board election, sam hartman, security, ssl, systemd, technical committee

    Debian Project Leader Sam Hartman has announced he won't be running again, Let's Encrypt scrambles to deal with millions of improperly issued certificates, and openSUSE is again looking to fill a board seat after recent resignations.

  • 2020-03-04

    March 4th, 2020  |  2 mins 37 secs
    a cloud guru, apache software foundation, blockchain, brooklyn, canonical, chrome os 80, daily linux podcast, hyperledger fabric certification, linux academy, linux foundation, linux headlines, microsoft, multipass, powershell 7

    Canonical releases a new version of Multipass, PowerShell 7 becomes generally available, and how the Linux Foundation is still all in on blockchain.

  • 2020-03-03

    March 3rd, 2020  |  2 mins 50 secs
    a cloud guru, altra, ampere, chrome, chrome os, cloud, container, cpu, daily linux podcast, fedora, intel, iot, kubeflow, kubernetes, linux academy, linux headlines, orchestration, processor, server, xeon

    Kubeflow reaches 1.0, the Fedora Project seeks help naming its IoT Edition, Google's rollout of Chrome OS 80 is off to a rough start, and Ampere launches its Altra processor.

  • 2020-03-02

    March 2nd, 2020  |  2 mins 49 secs
    a cloud guru, android freeform, android-x86, board elections, brave, daily linux podcast, douglas j leith, eff, floating window, irc client, linux academy, linux headlines, luis villa, osi, srain, trinity college dublin

    Why the Brave browser is worth another look, the brand new IRC client that's getting attention, and the position that opened up at the EFF.

  • 2020-02-28

    February 28th, 2020  |  2 mins 50 secs
    a cloud guru, android, collabora, daily linux podcast, eric raymond, facebook, ios, libreoffice, license, licensing, linux academy, linux headlines, mailing list, mobile, obs, office suite, open source, open source initiative, twitch, twitter

    The Open Source Initiative kicks a co-founder from its mailing lists, OBS faces backlash for receiving support from Facebook Gaming, and Collabora launches its version of LibreOffice for mobile.