Author: Bill Houser

  • 411 – We Like It GUI

    First up in the news, Linux Kernel 6.3 Officially Released, blendOS 2 supports Android, new Vivaldi out, new Opera One Dev Release, GIMP completes GTK3 rewrite, QEMU drops 32-bit, Ryzens are burning, Proton launches a password app, Jetpack Announces the end of twitter auto-sharing, and Red Hat lays of 4% due to high profits;

    In security and privacy, Mullvad foils a search warrant, and RTM Locker targets NAS and ESXi;

    Then in our Wanderings, Joe goes 3D, Moss upgrades, Bill shuffles cards, Majid has a few lightbulb moments, and Dale has entered the Void.

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  • 410 – The Rise of Dr. Majid

    First up in the news: Mint Monthly News – March 2023, Ubuntu 23.04 beta released, updates in Tumbleweed, last 16.04-based Ubuntu Touch rolled out, Linux Lite 6.4 released, COSMIC DE updates, OpenBSD 7.3 & FreeBSD 13.2 announced, big changes in Firefox 113, Mullvad announces their own browser, and Solus sets sail once again;

    In security and privacy, Kodi leaks

    Then in our Wanderings, Bill catches up, Moss has more drive, Joe is such a prints, Majid iPads in

    In our Innards section, we meet one of our new co-hosts

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  • 409 – Calling All Podcasters!

    First up in the news, Chrome does fractions with Wayland, new Framework laptops, Docker changes their mind, ARM needs more money, Midnight BSD released, GnuCash is updated, Cinnamon Remix goes official, and PineStar64 is announced;

    In security and privacy, Mélofée happens, and Linux Tech Tips gets hacked;

    Then in our Wanderings, Joe has been sick, and Moss replaces a hard drive.

    In our Innards section, we beg for new hosts and talk about our experiences with mintCast.

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  • 408 – Ffmpegged

    First up in the news: Meet Ubuntu Flatpak Remix, KDE Plasma 6 Begins, No Peeking, Vanilla goes to Debian, LibreOffice 7.4.6, Nitrux goes “sh”, Elementary updates, DuckDuckGo goes AI on Wikipedia, Debian gets new APT, Proton joins the fight against censorship, Firefox 111 features, Kali 2023.1 released, and Wine 8.4 with old Wayland released.

    In security and privacy, Brave needs no permission to do Google, NordVPN open sources code;

    Then in our Wanderings, we are posting no Bills this episode,

    In our Innards section, Joe talks ffmpeg

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  • 407 – “There’s an App For That”

    First up in the news: Mint Monthly News – February, Ubuntu Flavors Agree to Stop Using Flatpak, Linux desktop powers consider uniting for an app store, Ubuntu Devs Working on ‘Mini’ Installer, Mesa 23 released, Mozilla narcs on Android apps, Fedora caught thinking, Linux supports Apple chips, OnlyOffice integrates, Falkon accelerates

    In security and privacy, LastPass Devs accounts get breached, NSA wants to help

    Then we have our usual Wanderings

    In our Innards section, we talk about the Android apps we can't live without.

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