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  • 399 – Lunar Eclipse? No, Lunar Lobster

    up in the news: The Kudu is out, with a Lobster on its tail, Fedora 37 is dragging, the next Kernel takes less power from the people, Steam Snap switches stacks, Flatpak gets Meson, and Linus wants to forget about 486; 
    In security and privacy: we get the first security update for the Kudu;
    Then in our Wanderings: Joe goes to Micro Center, Moss is having a ball, and Bill is clouding around
    In our Innards section, we continue our historical journey through Linux distros;
    And finally, the feedback and a couple of suggestions

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  • 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

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  • 397 – Bye Bye Stadia

    First up in the news, Monthly Mintyness, Gnome gnarliness, and KDE K-ness, Ubuntu 22.10 gets fresh, Ubuntu now on AWS, Brave blocks consent, Google kills another app, GNU Toolchain moves, Matrix patches holes, new Shotcut, new Audacity, and more…
    In security and privacy, a new virus for Windows and Linux
    Then in our Wanderings, Joe is fixing bikes on his audiobookshelf, Moss has more classes, and Bill gets Nextcloud running.
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  • 396 – Ransomware Goes Wild

    First up in the news, Stallman goes manual on C, DNF5 arrives in Fedora, LibreOffice gets fumigated, GNOME comes into its Shell, they have put hair in the Blender, Avast buys your cookies, and Intel fogs the processor market;
    In security and privacy, we have multi-stage malware, website leaks, and shell attacks;
    Then in our Wanderings, Norbert is cutting corners, Moss tries a different mint, Joe keeps modding, and Bill fixes a broken Arch …again.
    In our Innards section, Ransomware goes to school;
    And finally, the feedback and a couple of suggestions
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  • 395 – Buttery Smooth Experience

    First up in the news, AWK gets Unicode, GIMP out, Firefox improves its memory, Nitrux released, Unity is a Flavour, Microsoft drops Linux, Makulu adds to the confusion, and Debian wrestles with firmware;
    In security and privacy, 8 Year Old Linux Kernel Vulnerability Uncovered, and Plex gets exposed;
    Then in our Wanderings, Moss reconfigures again, and Norbert contradicts himself.
    In our Innards section, Mint and Gnome have lots to show us;
    And finally, the feedback and a suggestion or two.
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