382 – Kernel Metamorphosis

First up in the news: Linux crosses the C; We look into Steam; Flatpak improves; Gnome gets more customizable. In security and privacy: Bvp47 found after 10 years. Then in our Wanderings: Moss is shaking in his boots and singing about it; Joe fixes more things; JoshT is back from the farm; Bill keeps trucking; and Norbert goes to Maui.
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  • 382 – Kernel Metamorphosis

    First up in the news: Linux crosses the C; We look into Steam; Flatpak improves; Gnome gets more customizable. In security and privacy: Bvp47 found after 10 years. Then in our Wanderings: Moss is shaking in his boots and singing about it; Joe fixes more things; JoshT is back from the farm; Bill keeps trucking; and Norbert goes to Maui.
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  • 381.5 – Raspberry Swing

    In our Innards section we talk about Raspberry Pis and other single-board computers.
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  • 381 – Mozilla Does Something Meta

    First up in the news: AMD builds brand new Linux graphics driver support and Ubuntu MATE to add native Flatpak support. In security and privacy: Arch Linux packages are… outdated? Mozilla does something really Meta, the ‘EARN IT Act’ makes a return, and FLoC was a flop, but Google has some new ideas. Then in our Wanderings Joe gets another new to me bike, Norbert defeats distro hopping, Moss goes international, Josh tells us about running Manjaro, and Bill is truckcasting.
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  • 380.5 – Master and Apprentice (LPIC-1)

    In our Innards section, we strive to become certified Linux administrators and discuss the LPIC-1 exam with Leo and Nishant.
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  • 380 – Leo makes an appearance

    First up in the news, Raspberry Pi OS has a 64-bit version, Nvidia has a release, System76 releases their scheduler, the This Week in Gnome blog, Slackware and Peppermint OS have new releases and Debian uses Arch.
    In security, PolicyKit vulnerability lies dormant for a decade, GNU coreutils are being rewritten in Rust, Ubuntu improves low memory handling andSurfshark VPN jumps the shark.
    Then in our Wanderings, Moss strikes a chord, Norbert further bodges his system, Bill gets more air time, Leo goes on an XL MX adventure, Joe runs for board and Nishant is distro hopping.
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  • 379.5 – Phishing Season

    In our Innards section, we talk about how much security is enough.
    In security, Ubuntu Kernel Security Patches, FGKASLR gets closer to mainline, Data stealing malware hides on Linux servers, Go Daddy data breach
    In our Wanderings, Joe does some 3d printing, Josh got a new monitor, Norbert switches OS’s, and Clayton looks back
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  • 379 – There Can Be Only One

    In this episode we discuss our current daily driver distros of choice and pick alternatives that we would move to if our current distros of choice stopped being developed.
    In security, Ubuntu Kernel Security Patches, FGKASLR gets closer to mainline, Data stealing malware hides on Linux servers, Go Daddy data breach
    In our Wanderings, Joe does some 3d printing, Josh got a new monitor, Norbert switches OS’s, and Clayton looks back
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  • 378.5 – Oh, the Distros You’ll Go!

    In this episode we discuss our current daily driver distros of choice and pick alternatives that we would move to if our current distros of choice stopped being developed.
    In security, Ubuntu Kernel Security Patches, FGKASLR gets closer to mainline, Data stealing malware hides on Linux servers, Go Daddy data breach
    In our Wanderings, Joe does some 3d printing, Josh got a new monitor, Norbert switches OS’s, and Clayton looks back
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  • 378 – Reaching Enlightenment

    First up in the news, Mint 20.3 Una is released, Pipewire has a new release and Solus co-lead resigns. In security, Ubuntu Kernel update fixes vulnerabilities and Ryzen Mobile CPU’s and Pluton Security. In our Wanderings, Joe talks about the HPR New Year Show, Norbert watched a new series, Bill has been on the grind with cold temperatures, Nishant joined the Serenity OS team and Moss is back.
    In security, Ubuntu Kernel Security Patches, FGKASLR gets closer to mainline, Data stealing malware hides on Linux servers, Go Daddy data breach
    In our Wanderings, Joe does some 3d printing, Josh got a new monitor, Norbert switches OS’s, and Clayton looks back
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  • 377.5 – Predicting Predicaments

    In our Linux Innards, we review our 2021 predictions and make our new predictions for 2022.
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