August 7th, 2020 | 2 mins 47 secs
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The Free Software Foundation elects a new president, security researchers warn of an attack related to Spectre and Meltdown that affects even more processor types, Ubuntu 20.04.1 is out, a new tool aims to automatically optimize laptop power without sacrificing battery life, and just two candidates are running for the vacant openSUSE board seat.
July 31st, 2020 | 2 mins 54 secs
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Mitigating the BootHole vulnerability is proving difficult for several major Linux distributions, KDE's Ark tool issues a security advisory, Cloudflare reduces perceived delays in worker process startup time, and Tor brings back its Bug Smash Fund for a second year.
July 27th, 2020 | 2 mins 45 secs
a cloud guru, community fund, daily linux podcast, enhanced tracking protection, export, finance, firefox, jonathon fernyhough, linux academy, linux headlines, manjaro, mozilla, password manager, philip müller, project governance, security, sitemap generator, treasurer, wordpress
The Manjaro community is in turmoil over the controversial resignation of the project's treasurer, Firefox 79 brings improved user-facing security features, and WordPress 5.5 bundles a long-awaited sitemap generator.
July 20th, 2020 | 2 mins 42 secs
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Pine announces exciting additions to its product line, The Linux Foundation picks up a project donation from Ireland's health service, OPPO unveils an impressive new fast-charging standard, and a vote of no confidence petition fails to remove the openSUSE board.
July 8th, 2020 | 2 mins 55 secs
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Mozilla suspends its Firefox Send service due to misuse by hacking groups, SUSE is acquiring Rancher Labs, Google launches the Open Usage Commons, and the Flutter framework arrives on Linux.
June 29th, 2020 | 2 mins 44 secs
a cloud guru, acme, apple, apt, cert, certificate, chrome, credit card, daily image, daily linux podcast, developer, domain validation, firefox, google, let's encrypt, linux academy, linux headlines, magento, mastercard, mozilla, online shopping, online store, pci compliance, pci dss, rolling release, rolling rhino, safari, security, ssl, tls, ubuntu, visa
Ubuntu gains an unofficial rolling release version, Mastercard joins the chorus of voices warning Magento store owners to update, and two more browsers join the bandwagon on certificate lifetime shortening.
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.
June 17th, 2020 | 2 mins 44 secs
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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.
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.
June 1st, 2020 | 2 mins 50 secs
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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.