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A weekly podcast, less than 10 minutes, with just the FOSS/Linux/Ubuntu news. No chit-chat or time wasting.






Full Circle Weekly News #116

Flatpak Linux App Sandboxing Format Now Lets You Kill Running Flatpak Instances Source: https://news.softpedia.com/news/flatpak-linux-app-sandboxing-format-now-lets-you-kill-running-flatpak-instances-523928.shtml Red Hat Exec Says IBM Must Keep the Open-Source Culture Untouched Source: https://news.softpedia.com/news/red-hat-exec-says-ibm-must-keep-the-open-source-culture-untouched-523900.shtml Uber Joins Linux Foundation As A Gold Member Source:...

Full Circle Weekly News #115

Open Source Software: 20-Plus Years of Innovation Source: https://www.linuxinsider.com/story/Open-Source-Software-20-Plus-Years-of-Innovation-85646.html IBM Buys Linux & Open Source Software Distributor Red Hat For $34 Billion Source: https://fossbytes.com/ibm-buys-red-hat-open-source-linux/ We (may) now know the real reason for that IBM takeover. A distraction for Red Hat to axe KDE Source: https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/11/02/rhel_deprecates_kde/ Ubuntu Founder Mark Shuttleworth Has No...

Full Circle Weekly News #114

Want To Run Linux On Android Without Rooting? Using UserLAnd Source: https://fossbytes.com/userland-linux-apps-distros-on-android-no-rooting/ PinePhone: Pine64 Is Making An Affordable Linux Smartphone Running KDE Plasma Source: https://fossbytes.com/pinephone-pine64-affordable-linux-smartphone-kde-plasma/ KDE Plasma 5.14.2 Desktop Environment Improves Firmware Updates, Snap Support Source:...

Full Circle Weekly News #113

Linux Smartphone Librem 5 Will Ship With GNOME 3.32 https://fossbytes.com/linux-smartphone-librem-5-will-ship-with-gnome-3-32/ Ubuntu Touch OTA-5 Is Out for Ubuntu Phones with New Morph Browser, Improvements https://news.softpedia.com/news/ubuntu-touch-ota-5-is-out-for-ubuntu-phones-with-new-morph-browser-improvements-523228.shtml Google’s Test For Censored Chinese Search Engine Impressive: Sundar Pichai...

Full Circle Weekly News #112

KDE Plasma 5.14 Released: What’s New In The Popular Linux Desktop Source: https://fossbytes.com/kde-plasma-5-14-release-linux-new-features/ Punkt: A minimalist Android for the paranoid Source: https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/10/09/punkt_mp02/ Google+ Is Shutting Down After Data Breach Source: https://fossbytes.com/google-shutting-down-massive-data-breach/ Microsoft: we’ve got your back, Linux, here are 60,000 patents to protect you Source:...

Full Circle Weekly News #111

Ubuntu 18.10 “Cosmic Cuttlefish” Beta Released: Download All Flavors Here Source: https://fossbytes.com/ubuntu-18-10-cosmic-cuttlefish-beta-download-features/ Emmabuntüs Releases Debian Edition 2 1.03 https://emmabuntus.sourceforge.io/mediawiki/index.php/October_2018_EmmaDE2_1_03 Solid: Web inventor launches free web platform Source: https://www.pro-linux.de/news/1/26354/solid-web-erfinder-startet-freie-web-plattform.html XCOM 2: War of the Chosen – Tactical Legacy Pack Is Coming to Linux...

Full Circle Weekly News #110

Ubuntu-based elementary OS 5.0 ‘Juno’ Beta 2 Linux distro now available Source: https://betanews.com/2018/09/21/ubuntu-based-elementary-juno-beta-2-linux/ Solus 3.9999 ISO Refresh Released Source: https://fossbytes.com/solus-3-9999-iso-refresh-released-download-features/ New SparkyLinux 5.5 “Nibiru” ISOs Released with Latest Debian Buster Updates Source: https://news.softpedia.com/news/new-sparkylinux-5-5-nibiru-isos-released-with-latest-debian-buster-updates-522817.shtml New Firefox browser...

Full Circle Weekly News #109

Wobbly Windows Are Making a Comeback Source: https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2018/09/wobbly-windows-new-libanimation-linux-library Canonical Releases Ubuntu 18.04.1 Desktop Image Optimized for Microsoft Hyper-V Source: https://news.softpedia.com/news/canonical-releases-ubuntu-18-04-1-desktop-image-optimized-for-microsoft-hyper-v-522743.shtml Canonical reveals Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS ‘Trusty Tahr’ Extended Security Maintenance (ESM) plans Source:...

Full Circle Weekly News #108

KDE Plasma 5.13 Desktop Reaches End of Life, KDE Plasma 5.14 Arrives October 9 Source: https://news.softpedia.com/news/kde-plasma-5-13-desktop-reaches-end-of-life-kde-plasma-5-14-arrives-october-9-522681.shtml Unity8 on Arch Source: https://github.com/vanyasem/Unity8-Arch/releases/tag/v0.1 Nitrux 1.0.15 brings Kernel 4.18.5 and Plasma 5.13.4 for Most Secure and Integrated Performance Yet Source:...

Full Circle Weekly News #107

Dell Precision 5530 mobile workstation now available with Ubuntu Source: https://liliputing.com/2018/09/dell-precision-5530-mobile-workstation-now-available-with-ubuntu.html Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish WON’T Ship With Android Integration Source: https://fossbytes.com/ubuntu-18-10-cosmic-cuttlefish-no-android-integration/ ZeroPhone Is “Coming Soon”: A Raspberry Pi-Based, Linux-Powered Phone For Just $50 Source: https://fossbytes.com/zerophone-raspberry-pi-open-source-linux-crowdsupply/...

Full Circle Weekly News #106

Firefox Browser Will Soon Block All Web Trackers By Default Source: https://fossbytes.com/firefox-blocking-trackers/ UBports Releases Ubuntu Touch OTA-4 for Ubuntu Phones, Based on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Source: https://news.softpedia.com/news/ubuntu-touch-ota-4-released-for-ubuntu-phones-finally-based-on-ubuntu-16-04-lts-522382.shtml Ubuntu and CentOS Are Undoing a GNOME Security Feature Source: https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/ubuntu-and-centos-are-undoing-a-gnome-security-feature/...

Full Circle Weekly News #105

Bodhi Linux 5.0.0 now available with Ubuntu 18.04 base Source: https://betanews.com/2018/08/22/bodhi-linux-5/ Valve’s new Steam Play beta boosts Linux as a rival to Windows PCs for gamers Source: https://www.geekwire.com/2018/valves-new-steam-play-beta-boosts-linux-rival-windows-pcs-gamers/ Flatpak 1.0 released, aims to simplify installation of Linux apps Source: https://liliputing.com/2018/08/flatpak-1-0-released-aims-to-simplify-installation-of-linux-apps.html Canonical Apologizes for...

Full Circle Weekly News #104

Debian GNU/Linux project to mark 25th birthday on Thursday Source: https://www.itwire.com/open-sauce/84040-debian-gnu-linux-project-to-mark-25th-birthday-on-thursday.html Hands-on with Linux Mint Debian Edition 3 Beta Source: https://www.zdnet.com/article/hands-on-linux-mint-debian-edition-3-beta/ Valve seems to be working on tools to get Windows games running on Linux Source: https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2018/08/valve-seems-to-be-working-on-tools-to-get-windows-games-running-on-linux/...

Full Circle Weekly News #103

Ubuntu Linux 18.04.1 LTS Bionic Beaver available for download Source: https://betanews.com/2018/07/26/ubuntu-linux-bionic-beaver-point/ Future Lubuntu Releases Won’t Focus on Old PCs, Will Offer a Modular Linux OS Source: https://news.softpedia.com/news/future-lubuntu-releases-won-t-focus-on-old-pcs-will-offer-a-modular-linux-os-522141.shtml Linux Mint Debian Edition (LMDE) 3 ‘Cindy’ BETA available for download Source: https://betanews.com/2018/07/31/linux-mint-debian-lmde-cindy-beta/...

Full Circle Weekly News #102

Linux Mint developers planning big Cinnamon 4.0 improvements Source: https://betanews.com/2018/07/20/linux-mint-cinnamon-4/ . Latest Neptune OS 5.4 brings many application improvements and bugfixes Source: https://appuals.com/latest-neptune-os-5-4-brings-many-application-improvements-and-bugfixes/ . Debian-Based Slax 9.5.0 Released, Now Available on Hardware-Encrypted USB Keys Source:...

Full Circle Weekly News #101

Atari VCS RAM Doubled To 8GB; Will Ship With Linux-based Distro “AtariOS” Source: https://fossbytes.com/atari-vcs-ram-atarios-linux-distro/ Forbes writer falls in love with Ubuntu after two decades of Windows updates https://www.forbes.com/sites/jasonevangelho/2018/07/19/ditching-windows-2-weeks-with-ubuntu-linux-on-the-dell-xps-13/#2733a0e81836 Pinguy OS Puts On a Happier GNOME 3 Face Source: https://www.linuxinsider.com/story/Pinguy-OS-Puts-On-a-Happier-GNOME-3-Face-85439.html Debian...

Full Circle Weekly News #100

Minimal Ubuntu for containers and clouds Source: https://www.zdnet.com/article/minimal-ubuntu-for-containers-and-clouds/ . Desktop Apps on Ubuntu Touch https://distrowatch.com/weekly.php?issue=20180716#news . This new dual-platform malware targets both Windows and Linux systems Source: https://www.techrepublic.com/article/this-new-dual-platform-malware-targets-both-windows-and-linux-systems/ . Ubuntu bug allows anyone with physical access to bypass your lock screen Source:...

Full Circle Weekly News #99

*Canonical releases new infographic to show how Ubuntu Linux ‘connects everything’ https://betanews.com/2018/07/10/canonical-infographic-ubuntu-linux/ *Google has made a $22m investment in KaiOS, a smartphone operating system designed for low-power devices that originally forked from Firefox OS. http://www.trustedreviews.com/news/google-kaios-firefox-os-3497173 *Announcing Amazon Linux 2 with Long Term Support...

Full Circle Weekly News #98

Peppermint 9 Released: https://peppermintos.com/2018/06/peppermint-9-released/ The Document Foundation announces LibreOffice 6.0.5 https://blog.documentfoundation.org/blog/2018/06/22/libreoffice-6-0-5/ Flatpak reaches ‘1.0’ status (pre-release) – a milestone https://github.com/flatpak/flatpak/releases/tag/0.99.1 PulseAudio releases version 12 https://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/PulseAudio/Notes/12.0/ GTK+ 3 update: https://blog.gtk.org/2018/06/23/a-gtk-3-update/ Ubuntu Desktop...

Full Circle Weekly News #97

Chinese Zombie Lanes for Phone Users https://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-news-from-elsewhere-44383449 Copperhead, Copper Dead https://player.fm/series/series-2135928/copperheados-takeover-explained-ask-noah-show-71 https://www.reddit.com/r/CHoS/comments/8rbhj8/copperheados_dead_what_now/ Where is Ubuntu Touch now? https://github.com/ubports/ubuntu-touch/milestones FluffyChat: https://open-store.io/app/fluffychat.christianpauly Librem5 Propress Report 14;...