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

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

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United States

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

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English

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Episodes

2020-08-28

8/28/2020
Listen for an announcement regarding Linux Headlines.

Duration:00:00:26

2020-08-24

8/24/2020
Another Mozilla project faces an uncertain future, UBports improves its Pine device support, Crostini-enabled Chromebooks could soon run Linux from removable media, and a nixCraft Twitter poll shows that users still prefer traditional package management.

Duration:00:02:46

2020-08-21

8/21/2020
Microsoft backports WSL2 to earlier Windows 10 releases, Blender meets its funding goal with a key new patron, the Open Technology Fund sues the US Agency for Global Media, and the Open Source Initiative announces its new Interim General Manager.

Duration:00:02:56

2020-08-19

8/19/2020
Guardicore warns of a cryptominer spreading across the Internet, Nextcloud aims at the enterprise market with new security features, and the latest update to Kali Linux preps a switch to Zsh.

Duration:00:02:44

2020-08-17

8/17/2020
Attackers gain access to Libretro's GitHub account, Shellcaster 1.0 is out, SQLite 3.33 brings support for significantly larger databases, a push for standardizing APIs in Python data science libraries is gathering support, and Kdenlive's latest version includes workspace improvements as well as a breaking change.

Duration:00:02:50

2020-08-14

8/14/2020
Google could be extending its Firefox search royalty deal, PyPy leaves the Software Freedom Conservancy, Ubuntu puts out a call for testing, Linspire removes snapd support, Microsoft showcases its open source contributions, and Facebook joins The Linux Foundation.

Duration:00:02:30

2020-08-12

8/12/2020
Mozilla announces a restructuring that lays off 250 employees, LibreOffice 7 posts an impressive adoption rate, Go version 1.15 is out with improvements to the toolchain, and WordPress 5.5 brings significant changes to the platform.

Duration:00:02:53

2020-08-10

8/10/2020
elementary OS teases big changes coming in version 6, RetroArch rolls out major search improvements with version 1.9, Microsoft releases Minecraft: Education Edition for Chromebooks, and the new Krita Scripting School website aims to help developers expand the painting application.

Duration:00:02:48

2020-08-07

8/7/2020
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.

Duration:00:02:47

2020-08-05

8/5/2020
LibreOffice 7 dodges its rebranding controversy, the Pinta bitmap editor sees its first new version in 5 years, Red Hat accommodates certification seekers with new pandemic-friendly rules, and ownCloud 10.5 brings background sync changes to the platform.

Duration:00:02:48

2020-08-03

8/3/2020
Linux kernel 5.8 is out, BunsenLabs rebases to Debian 10 "Buster," Mastodon releases version 3.2 with multimedia enhancements, and The Linux Foundation forms the Open Source Security Foundation.

Duration:00:02:59

2020-07-31

7/31/2020
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.

Duration:00:02:53

2020-07-29

7/29/2020
The first standard-conformant implementations for OpenXR are finally shipping, LineageOS 17.1 has an unsupported build for the Raspberry Pi, Nextcloud gains a Forms feature, nano version 5 brings new features to the venerable text editor, Facebook releases PyTorch version 1.6, and Microsoft backs the Blender Foundation.

Duration:00:02:55

2020-07-27

7/27/2020
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.

Duration:00:02:45

2020-07-24

7/24/2020
Calls for political activism in software projects continue to ramp up, digiKam 7 arrives with enhanced facial recognition, Zulip unleashes its biggest release ever amid tensions between its competitors, and a new 'zine focusing on Fedora seeks contributors.

Duration:00:02:49

2020-07-22

7/22/2020
Two new Linux ultrabooks hit the market, Google is poised to enforce usage of Android Go on low-end devices, and the 3MF Consortium joins the Linux Foundation.

Duration:00:02:49

2020-07-20

7/20/2020
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.

Duration:00:02:41

2020-07-10

7/10/2020
Possible changes on the horizon for LibreOffice are raising concerns in the community, industry players decry Google's gifting of Istio intellectual property to the Open Usage Commons, and both Ubuntu and Docker push further into the AWS ecosystem.

Duration:00:02:55

2020-07-08

7/8/2020
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.

Duration:00:02:54

2020-07-06

7/6/2020
The Linux kernel considers adopting inclusive language, Google backs the open silicon community, Tauon Music Box version 6 is out, the Android development team is hosting an AMA, and the Python Software Foundation is launching a working group to help projects obtain funding.

Duration:00:02:39