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  • 431 – Artificially Intelligent

    First up in the news: Linux Mint Monthly News, Google Is Dying News, Samsung defends GenAI, India bans Protonmail, NGINX Core Dev Quits and Forks

    In security and privacy: Critical bootkit vulnerability affects most Linux distros, BitLocker smashed in minutes with pico SBC, and Mozilla helps you wipe your data

    Then in our Wanderings: Joe plays games, Moss survives, and Majid finally “gets” Arch

    In our Innards section: we discuss the current mintCast infrastructure

    And finally, the feedback and a couple of suggestions

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  • 430.5 – Infrastructure Bill

    In our Innards section: Bill explains the current mintCast infrastructure

    In "Check This Out" we share a call for new shows by Hacker Public Radio

    And finally, the feedback and a couple of suggestions.

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  • 430 – Darn Small(er) Linux

    First up in the news: Mint 21.3 "Edge" is out, Ubuntu taking heat over Pro packages, Bazzite 2.2 is out, BunsenLabs Boron is out, Parrot 6.0 is out, we say Goodbye to Ginny, RPi Compute Module 5 is in the works, Say Hello to Wilma, RH causes issues for CentOS, and DSL Linux makes a resurgence

    In security and privacy: Ring will stop giving video to police, and AnyDesk responds to a major hack

    Then in our Wanderings: Bill is moving gear around, Joe upgrades, Moss takes a new tablet, and Majid is drinking the Samsung Kool-Aid

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  • 429 – Do You Desktop?

    First up in the news: Mint 21.3 released, Linux kernel 4.14 goes EOL, Google sued over patent infringement, OpenSSH phases out DSA keys, Canonical snap steams Valve

    In security and privacy: NoaBot worms its way into Linux; Pixieboot vulnerabilities show up in UEFI, and SlippyBook rears its head

    Then in our Wanderings: Joe buys things cheap, and Eric talks audio production

    In our Innards section: We talk about whether there’s a need for desktop computers anymore.

    And finally, the feedback and a couple of suggestions

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  • 428.5 – 2024 Predictions

    In our Innards section: Predictions: 2023 mistakes and 2024 attempts

    In "Check This Out" Bill Talks a little about Ventoy - again

    And finally, the feedback and a couple of suggestions.

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