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

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  • 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.

  • 2020-02-27

    February 27th, 2020  |  2 mins 57 secs
    a cloud guru, apache, arm, asf, couchdb, creative commons, daily linux podcast, database, document store, eben upton, email, iot, linux academy, linux headlines, nosql, open culture, openbsd, opensmtpd, out-of-bounds read, pi 4, powerpc, programming, qualys, raspberry pi, sbc, security, single-board computer, smithsonian, software development, subversion, version control

    The Raspberry Pi Foundation has a birthday surprise, Subversion hits the 20-year mark, CouchDB ratchets up its security with version 3, and the Smithsonian Institution makes a big donation to the public domain.

  • 2020-02-26

    February 26th, 2020  |  2 mins 46 secs
    a cloud guru, archive.org, brave, call for code, collabora, daily linux podcast, david clark cause, ibm developer, libreoffice, libreoffice conference, linux academy, linux headlines, monado, openxr, the document foundation, wayback machine

    Brave joins forces with the Wayback Machine, the Linux Foundation teams up with IBM to fight climate change, and The Document Foundation puts out a call to the community.

  • 2020-02-25

    February 25th, 2020  |  2 mins 48 secs
    a cloud guru, bolt, browser, container, daily linux podcast, dns, dns over https, docker, docker swarm, doh, firefox, gnome, kubecon, linux academy, linux headlines, manjaro, mate, mirantis, puppet, remote management, sandboxing, unity, xfce

    Manjaro hits version 19, Firefox starts rolling out DNS over HTTPS by default in the US, Puppet releases version 2 of Bolt, and Mirantis commits to the future of Docker Swarm.

  • 2020-02-24

    February 24th, 2020  |  2 mins 30 secs
    a cloud guru, arch linux, bruce schneier, daily linux podcast, gnu social contract, levente polyak, linux academy, linux headlines, neil mcgovern, opensmtpd, qualys, richard stallman, rms, software freedom conservancy, solid, tim berners-lee

    Richard Stallman has won the battle for the GNU project, another critical vulnerability in OpenSMTPD, and Arch Linux makes leadership changes.

  • 2020-02-21

    February 21st, 2020  |  2 mins 47 secs
    a cloud guru, cloud, daily linux podcast, debt, digitalocean, enterprise, financing, funding, google, hybrid cloud, layoffs, linux academy, linux headlines, mentor, openstack, power delivery, raspberry pi, raspberry pi 4, red hat, rocky, stein, summer of code, train, usb-c

    Red Hat OpenStack Platform reaches version 16, Google announces the mentors for this year's Summer of Code, DigitalOcean secures new funding, the Raspberry Pi 4's USB-C power problems get a fix, and the GTK Project unveils its new website.

  • 2020-02-20

    February 20th, 2020  |  2 mins 54 secs
    a cloud guru, advanced threat protection, ai, android, atp, bgp, daily linux podcast, dns, eu, europe, european commission, facial recognition, https, ios, let's encrypt, libreoffice, libreoffice 6.3.5, linux, linux academy, linux headlines, man-in-the-middle, microsoft, microsoft office, ml, open source, rsa, security, silicon valley, ssl, tech, tech industry, the document foundation, tls, web security

    A new release for LibreOffice's stable branch has some welcome improvements, Let's Encrypt takes a major step to fight man-in-the-middle attacks, the EU unveils big plans to take on the US tech industry, and Microsoft's endpoint protection software heads to Linux.

  • 2020-02-19

    February 19th, 2020  |  2 mins 40 secs
    a cloud guru, core infrastructure initiative, d9vk, daily linux podcast, debian, dxvk, gamepad, gamingonlinux, gnu social contract, laboratory for innovation science, liam dawe, linux academy, linux foundation, linux headlines, proton

    The Core Infrastructure Initiative has published its second major report, a DRM-free Linux game store shoots for the stars, and the clock is ticking for the GNU maintainers.

  • 2020-02-18

    February 18th, 2020  |  2 mins 56 secs
    100 best companies to work for, a cloud guru, amazon web services, aws, cloud, cloud migration, cyber-security, cybersecurity, daily linux podcast, dart, education, firefox, fortune, hybrid cloud, iot, kotlin, learning, linux, linux academy, linux headlines, mozilla, o'reilly, python, red hat, ruby, rust, swift, the state of open source, trends, webthings

    Red Hat moves up Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For list, Mozilla releases significant changes to its WebThings Gateway, and O'Reilly publishes analytics for its online learning platform.

  • 2020-02-17

    February 17th, 2020  |  2 mins 40 secs
    a cloud guru, daily linux podcast, ivpn, linux academy, linux headlines, mypaint, privacy one group, private internet access, startpage, system1, vpn, waterfox acquired

    Two separate VPN companies have recently open-sourced client software, and updates to some beloved projects.

  • 2020-02-14

    February 14th, 2020  |  2 mins 51 secs
    a cloud guru, blender, bsd, corona labs, cryptography, daily linux podcast, fido, fundraising, licensing, linux academy, linux headlines, netbsd, openssh, pixar, sdk, security, sha-1, ssh

    OpenSSH plans for the future of cryptography, NetBSD launches its first fundraising drive in a decade, Blender releases version 2.82, and Corona Labs announces its shutdown.

  • 2020-02-13

    February 13th, 2020  |  2 mins 58 secs
    a cloud guru, big-iron, chrome, cloud, daily linux podcast, datacenter, decentralization, federation, firefox, firefox 75, framasoft, free software, google, ibm, kubernetes, late night linux, lazy image loading, linux academy, linux headlines, linuxone, linuxquestions, mainframe, members choice awards, mozilla, on-prem, open source, openshift, peertube, podcast of the year, red hat, servers, telegram, webcast, z series

    IBM brings Kubernetes to the mainframe, PeerTube 2.1 is packed with polish, lazy image loading is slowly coming to Firefox, and find out which podcast was awarded Podcast of the Year.

  • 2020-02-12

    February 12th, 2020  |  2 mins 36 secs
    a cloud guru, amazon web services, andy rubin, aws, canonical, daily linux podcast, essential phone, github cli, guake, linux academy, linux headlines, microsoft, ubuntu, windows 10x

    Andy Rubin’s Essential Products is shutting down, a favorite Linux app gets a new release, and Microsoft details features for Windows 10X that sound very familiar.

  • 2020-02-11

    February 11th, 2020  |  2 mins 59 secs
    a cloud guru, ai, cloudflare, daily linux podcast, dns over https, doh, elogind, ethical, ethics, firefox, hidpi, kde, linux academy, linux foundation, linux headlines, long term support, lts, mate, mozilla, nextdns, plasma, python, systemd, training, wayland

    The MATE desktop reaches 1.24 with some major improvements, KDE releases its first LTS release in two years, The Linux Foundation focuses on ethics in its new training course, and Firefox 73 has a new provider for DNS over HTTPS.

  • 2020-02-10

    February 10th, 2020  |  2 mins 43 secs
    a cloud guru, appcenter, arm, arm helium, cortex-m55, crowd funder, daily linux podcast, denver, dxvk, elementary os, ethos-u55, flatpak, gpu encoding, linux academy, linux headlines, openshot, proton 5, steam play, vulkan

    The new OpenShot is bursting with features, Proton 5 lands with major improvements, Arm unveils new microcontrollers, and elementary OS gears up for a major project.