398 – I Hear A Leak, Must Be Android

First up in the news: Debian carries buffer patches, IceWM 3, Wireshark 4, free Ubuntu Pro for all, KDE winds down Plasma 5, VirtualBox 7, Proton drives prices, and dreams of Forky; 

In security and privacy: New Chinese malware for everything, Intel springs a leak, and Android’s leak exposed;

Then in our Wanderings: Joe futzes with his 3D printer, while Moss continues to fight with Mint 21;

In our Innards section, we begin a historical journey through Linux distros;

And finally, the feedback and a couple of suggestions

Twitter. Discord. Telegram. Matrix. Reddit. Youtube.

The News

Security and Privacy Update


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