Tag: Firefox

  • 390 – This is the Way(land)

    First up in the news, Gnome wins Microsoft money, Firefox translates offline, Rocky overtakes the Red Hat pack, apps on KDE look more klear, Debian gets the Gecko treatment, Zoom gets Wayland screen sharing, Photoshop is kind-of–but not-really coming to Linux, and Nvidia contributes.
    In security and privacy, Hertzbleed is coming for your CPU, and the EU is going after deepfakes.
    Then in our Wanderings, Moss goes Custom, Norbert emerges, and Joe is Florida Man In our Innards section we discuss the various licenses in the world of open source software
    And finally, the feedback and a couple of suggestions
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  • 382.5 – It’s Time to Focus

    In our Innards section we discuss our free and open source alternatives for proprietary software.
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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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  • 377.5 – Predicting Predicaments

    In our Linux Innards, we review our 2021 predictions and make our new predictions for 2022.
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  • 376 – Joe, Do You Copy?

    First up in the news, Linux Mint monthly news, Europe embraces open source, Debian has browser issues, Fedora goes all in on Wayland, Firefox helps you fight spam, And the Linux kernel gets rusty
    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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  • 374 – Mounted Archery

    First up in the news, Linux Mint Monthly News, Firefox 94 released, Steam OS announcement, System76 Desktop announcement, Intel has been doing this for a long time and Nvidia released a fix
    In security, A Dutch newspaper gets hacked, Azure is vulnerable, and AMD and Intel have more security flaws
    Then in our Wanderings, Joe works on an xbox, Josh remodels a bathroom, Tony got a new phone and Norbert tells us about running arch
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  • 373.5 – App-Get Install

    In our Innards section, we discuss the applications that we use most often
    And finally, the feedback and a couple of suggestions
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  • 373 – Ex-SUSE Me, Microsoft?

    First up in the news, Raspberry PI Zero 2 W, Xorg has something new, SUSE goes Edge, A new MX linux, and Microsoft Blunders
    In security, an NPM library gets hijacked, Proton will not retain your data, Firefox implements GPC, and black Friday scams abound
    Then in our Wanderings, Joe tries his hand at tv repair, Norbert plays with legos, Tony shops for a new pc, and Josh gets a new throne
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  • 370 – New Wanderers

    First up in the news Linux Mint gets a new website, A new point release, Firefox snaps back, Gnome and Plasma get updates, and much more
    In security, no encrypted chats are safe
    Then in our Wanderings, we hear from the old AND new crew
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  • 369 – Cache Flushing

    First up in the news Linux Mint is ready for the facelift, Snaps get an upgrade, Kernel 5.14 is out, and 5.15 is looking good, and Ubuntu gets a release date
    In security cache flushing and Bluetooth flaws
    Then in our Wanderings Joe pines a phone with plasma, Tony walks 500 miles, and I search for a keyboard
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  • 368 – Unlimited Steam Games

    In our Innards section, we talk hobbies
    And finally, the feedback and a couple of suggestions
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  • 366 – Prox Your Mox

    First up in the news DuckDuckGo protects us even more, then, It’s always DNS, the SteamDeck looks awesome, the Kernel is 30, and more
    In security, updates on Kaseya, PrintNightmare and a new systemd vulnerability
    Then in our Wanderings, Joe actually wanders, Josh proxes his mox, and I’m going full btrfs.
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  • mintCast 364 – The Better Beta

    First up, in our Wanderings, I go ECO friendly, Josh’s DHCP fails, Joe is heavily medicated, and Tony is playing with EndeavorOS while on holiday
    Then, our news Linux Mint Beta is out! Rocky Linux is official, and Elementary OS tries Beta 2
    In security, lost data
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  • mintCast 363 – Audacity Rewind

    First up, in our Wanderings, I miss a delivery, Joe forgets to backup, Bo tinkers with pipewire, and Tony turns the amperage up to 10.
    Then, our news we have a Linux Mint update, Audacity backtracks, a top 10 and OBS’s wayland support
    In security, polkit
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  • mintCast 354.5 – Everyone Has an Opinion (mp3)

    First up, in our Wanderings, I find a new box, Joe’s light as a feather, Moss explodes a DDE, and Bo hosts his own email
    Then, in the News, a Linux Mint update, Ubuntu loses the lead, Wayland changes, and some new releases
    In Security, time to patch… again.
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  • mintCast 354.5 – Everyone Has an Opinion

    First up, in our Wanderings, I find a new box, Joe’s light as a feather, Moss explodes a DDE, and Bo hosts his own email
    Then, in the News, a Linux Mint update, Ubuntu loses the lead, Wayland changes, and some new releases
    In Security, time to patch… again.
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  • mintCast 352 – Repredictability (mp3)

    First up, in our Wanderings, I’ve been playing with Docker, Joe got a 1up, Tony bundles up again, and Josh re-predicts
    Then in the news, Linux Mint 20.1 is here, the M1 gets closer, Firefox gets a facelift and Project Lenix makes more progress 
    In security, what’s going on with Qt6?
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  • mintCast 352 – Repredictability

    First up, in our Wanderings, I’ve been playing with Docker, Joe got a 1up, Tony bundles up again, and Josh re-predicts
    Then in the news, Linux Mint 20.1 is here, the M1 gets closer, Firefox gets a facelift and Project Lenix makes more progress 
    In security, what’s going on with Qt6?
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  • mintCast 349 – NAT Ain’t A Firewall (mp3)

    First up, in our Wanderings, Leo has another helping of Pi, Moss gets spooked, Josh changes up the desktop, and Joe strips.
    Then in the news, OpenSUSE’s going public?, Pine64 feels the Plasma, and Linux gets Ray tracing.
    In security, kill switches and a reminder that NAT ain’t a firewall.
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  • mintCast 349 – NAT Ain’t A Firewall

    First up, in our Wanderings, Leo has another helping of Pi, Moss gets spooked, Josh changes up the desktop, and Joe strips.
    Then in the news, OpenSUSE’s going public?, Pine64 feels the Plasma, and Linux gets Ray tracing.
    In security, kill switches and a reminder that NAT ain’t a firewall.
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  • mintCast 342 – Security Theater (mp3)

    First up, in our Wanderings, I’ve been testing out a new keyboard, Tony Hughes tries to remove a finger (again), Joe has been soldering and reading, Moss has been adding more distros,
    Then, in our news, Pinta, Lutris and Mozilla
    In security, we talk security recommendations and the NSA
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  • mintCast 342 – Security Theater

    First up, in our Wanderings, I’ve been testing out a new keyboard, Tony Hughes tries to remove a finger (again), Joe has been soldering and reading, Moss has been adding more distros,
    Then, in our news, Pinta, Lutris and Mozilla
    In security, we talk security recommendations and the NSA
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  • mintCast 341 – GRUB Breaks the Internet (mp3)

    First up, in our Wanderings, I’ve been browsing, Joe’s been fixing docks, Moss has been slowly filling up his machine, and Tony Watts gets a new axe.
    Then, our news Linux Mint gets stats, Gnome squashes a memory bug, and Ubuntu hits its first 20.04 point release.
    In security, Intel pulls an Intel
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  • mintCast 341 – GRUB Breaks the Internet

    First up, in our Wanderings, I’ve been browsing, Joe’s been fixing docks, Moss has been slowly filling up his machine, and Tony Watts gets a new axe.
    Then, our news Linux Mint gets stats, Gnome squashes a memory bug, and Ubuntu hits its first 20.04 point release.
    In security, Intel pulls an Intel
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  • mintCast 339 – OLTs? More Like OLGeez (mp3)

    First up, in our Wanderings, Joshua Hawk is fighting with his mic, I upgrade all the things, Tony Hughes inkscapes and breaks lockdown, Moss gets Full Circle love, and Joe does TV repair
    Then, in the news, Linux is more popular than ever, there’s a snake in my boot menu, Firefox fixes the fixes, and more
    In security, DuckDuckGo Stops, and hackers are stealing your interwebs.

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  • mintCast 339 – OLTs? More Like OLGeez

    First up, in our Wanderings, Joshua Hawk is fighting with his mic, I upgrade all the things, Tony Hughes inkscapes and breaks lockdown, Moss gets Full Circle love, and Joe does TV repair
    Then, in the news, Linux is more popular than ever, there’s a snake in my boot menu, Firefox fixes the fixes, and more
    In security, DuckDuckGo Stops, and hackers are stealing your interwebs.
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  • mintCast 338 – Two Oh Snap (mp3)

    First up, in our Wanderings, Owen refurbishes, Tony prints new stuff, Moss has a panic attack, Joe attends a LUG, Bo games, and I upgrade to 20.
    Then, in the news, we focus on the new release of Linux Mint 20
    In security, Ripple20
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  • mintCast 338 – Two Oh Snap

    First up, in our Wanderings, Owen refurbishes, Tony prints new stuff, Moss has a panic attack, Joe attends a LUG, Bo games, and I upgrade to 20.
    Then, in the news, we focus on the new release of Linux Mint 20
    In security, Ripple20
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  • mintCast 333 – Half of the Beast

    First up, in our Wanderings, I fiddle with audio equipment, Tony Hughes reinstalls Mint, Moss fights with a giant pickup truck, Tony Watts streams live-ish, Bo makes sense of OPNsense, and Joe blends with Blender.
    Then, in the news, Firefox 75 sees daylight, Mozilla and Red Hat get new CEOs, Gnome Challenges the community and more.
    In security, Git gets tricked.
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  • mintCast 333 – Half of the Beast (mp3)

    First up, in our Wanderings, I fiddle with audio equipment, Tony Hughes reinstalls Mint, Moss fights with a giant pickup truck, Tony Watts streams live-ish, Bo makes sense of OPNsense, and Joe blends with Blender.
    Then, in the news, Firefox 75 sees daylight, Mozilla and Red Hat get new CEOs, Gnome Challenges the community and more.
    In security, Git gets tricked.
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  • mintCast 331 – The Art of Tracking

    First up, in our Wanderings, Leo upgrades TLP, Tony Hughes tinkers with LMDE, Manjaro fights with Moss, Josh gets cancelled, and Joe works from home.
    Then, in the news, NPM gets acquired, OBS adds a number, Purism and Pinebook have new releases, Basilisk takes us back in time, and Gnome gets new features.
    In security, Edge is coming, and it’s worse than we thought.
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  • mintCast 331 – The Art of Tracking (mp3)

    First up, in our Wanderings, Leo upgrades TLP, Tony Hughes tinkers with LMDE, Manjaro fights with Moss, Josh gets cancelled, and Joe works from home.
    Then, in the news, NPM gets acquired, OBS adds a number, Purism and Pinebook have new releases, Basilisk takes us back in time, and Gnome gets new features.
    In security, Edge is coming, and it’s worse than we thought.
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  • mintCast 329 – fish Pi and Wine

    First up, in our Wanderings, I go fishing, Bo has some Wine, and Joe bakes some Pi.
    Then in our news, Python 2 is dying, a new kernel is in the works, ElementaryOS is getting devs paid, and more.
    In security, we talk more Firefox woes.
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  • mintCast 329 – fish Pi and Wine (mp3)

    First up, in our Wanderings, I go fishing, Bo has some Wine, and Joe bakes some Pi.
    Then in our news, Python 2 is dying, a new kernel is in the works, ElementaryOS is getting devs paid, and more.
    In security, we talk more Firefox woes.
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  • mintCast 327 – The Mozilla Thrilla

    First up, in our Wanderings, I follow in Tony H’s footsteps and paint, Tony H upgrades a laptop and attends another LUG, Josh returns, Moss meets a mintCast listener, Joe listens to more books and learns about Cockpit, and Tony Watts edits video and works on his Studio.
    Then in our news a new Wine, GParted, Edge and Yaru theme for Ubuntu. The Pinephone ships and Firefox runs into issues.
    Finally, in security, we talk password leads and Mozilla addon bans.
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  • mintCast 327 – The Mozilla Thrilla (mp3)

    First up, in our Wanderings, I follow in Tony H’s footsteps and paint, Tony H upgrades a laptop and attends another LUG, Josh returns, Moss meets a mintCast listener, Joe listens to more books and learns about Cockpit, and Tony Watts edits video and works on his Studio.
    Then in our news a new Wine, GParted, Edge and Yaru theme for Ubuntu. The Pinephone ships and Firefox runs into issues.
    Finally, in security, we talk password leads and Mozilla addon bans.
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  • mintCast 326 – One Byte Opposition (mp3)

    First up, in our Wanderings, Special Guest Alan Pope finds gold in the loft and plays 30+ year old games online, Leo wins at gifts, but fails at MicroK8s, Tony Hughes plays with Ubuntu Studio, more Matchbox cars, and donates some tech, Joe tries to repair a pebble, fixes more headphones and listens to lots of books, Tony Watts converts 8mm film to digital, plays with a dual monitor setup on his Thinkpad and reconfigures his recording setup.
    Then, in our news - Dell shows a new developer XPS 13 laptop at CES, there is a new enterprise Chromebook from Samsung and EA boots Linux gamers out of multiplayer Battlefield and more.
    In Security - It’s time to update Firefox... again. And Cablehaunt spooks your modem.
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  • mintCast 326 – One Byte Opposition

    First up, in our Wanderings, Special Guest Alan Pope finds gold in the loft and plays 30+ year old games online, Leo wins at gifts, but fails at MicroK8s, Tony Hughes plays with Ubuntu Studio, more Matchbox cars, and donates some tech, Joe tries to repair a pebble, fixes more headphones and listens to lots of books, Tony Watts converts 8mm film to digital, plays with a dual monitor setup on his Thinkpad and reconfigures his recording setup.
    Then, in our news - Dell shows a new developer XPS 13 laptop at CES, there is a new enterprise Chromebook from Samsung and EA boots Linux gamers out of multiplayer Battlefield and more.
    In Security - It’s time to update Firefox... again. And Cablehaunt spooks your modem.
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  • mintCast 325.5 – Oracles Virtually Boxed In

    In our Innards section, we make our 2020 Predictions!
    And finally, our listener feedback
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  • mintCast 325.5 – Oracles Virtually Boxed In (mp3)

    In our Innards section, we make our 2020 Predictions!
    And finally, our listener feedback
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  • mintCast 325 – Ring My Bell

    First up, in our Wanderings, Leo bakes a camera Pi, Tony Watts gets steamed, Joe gets an unexpected upgrade, Tony Hughes installed Lineage on a new old phone, Moss has an Xapp mishap, and Oliver treats his ears.
    Then, in our news, Linux Mint 19.3 is here, Vivaldi champions Linux, DXVK forges ahead, and more.
    In security, we talk Chrome flaws and the risks of Ring.
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  • mintCast 325 – Ring My Bell (mp3)

    First up, in our Wanderings, Leo bakes a camera Pi, Tony Watts gets steamed, Joe gets an unexpected upgrade, Tony Hughes installed Lineage on a new old phone, Moss has an Xapp mishap, and Oliver treats his ears.
    Then, in our news, Linux Mint 19.3 is here, Vivaldi champions Linux, DXVK forges ahead, and more.
    In security, we talk Chrome flaws and the risks of Ring.
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  • mintCast 322.5 – Clem Before the Storm

    In our Innards section, we talk more about Linux Mint and Clem’s comments.
    And finally, our listener feedback.
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  • mintCast 322.5 – Clem Before the Storm (mp3)

    In our Innards section, we talk more about Linux Mint and Clem’s comments.
    And finally, our listener feedback.
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  • mintCast 321 – Celluloid Service

    First up, in our Wanderings, Leo finally gets upgraded to kernel 5.3, Tony Hughes tries out Ubuntu 19.10, Moss fights with Ubuntu Mate 19.10, Joe picks up an HP tablet to fix, and Tony Watts has a new guitar.
    Then, our news Firefox, MX, Tails and Fedora all have new releases, and we cover the Linux Mint Monthly News. 
    In the security section, we talk two bugs, one with Ubuntu and one on Firefox.
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  • mintCast 321 – Celluloid Service (mp3)

    First up, in our Wanderings, Leo finally gets upgraded to kernel 5.3, Tony Hughes tries out Ubuntu 19.10, Moss fights with Ubuntu Mate 19.10, Joe picks up an HP tablet to fix, and Tony Watts has a new guitar.
    Then, our news Firefox, MX, Tails and Fedora all have new releases, and we cover the Linux Mint Monthly News. 
    In the security section, we talk two bugs, one with Ubuntu and one on Firefox.
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  • mintCast 319 – New Mumble

    First up, in our Wanderings, I talk Dynamic DNS, Tony is writing articles, Moss test drives EndeavourOS, Josh visited Media City, and Joe relaxes with fiction.
    Then, our news: CentOS 8 and Mumble 1.3 are released, Ubuntu 19.10 is almost here, the GNOME Foundation and Docker navigate rough seas, and more.
    In security, we talk Exim.
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  • mintCast 319 – New Mumble (mp3)

    First up, in our Wanderings, I talk Dynamic DNS, Tony is writing articles, Moss test drives EndeavourOS, Josh visited Media City, and Joe relaxes with fiction.
    Then, our news: CentOS 8 and Mumble 1.3 are released, Ubuntu 19.10 is almost here, the GNOME Foundation and Docker navigate rough seas, and more.
    In security, we talk Exim.
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  • mintCast 317 – Yak Shaving

    This week, in our Wanderings, Toyam shaves a yak and gets to soldering, I blew up and recovered my Mint install, Tony’s been editing audio and LUGing, Josh has been playing with Windows Subsystem for Linux , and Joe finally gets the Note 10
    Then, in our news we cover the Linux Mint Monthly News, exFAT in the kernel, iPhone and Android exploits and the new Pinebook Pro
    In security, we talk Firefox and why you should give it another try
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  • mintCast 317 – Yak Shaving (mp3)

    This week, in our Wanderings, Toyam shaves a yak and gets to soldering, I blew up and recovered my Mint install, Tony’s been editing audio and LUGing, Josh has been playing with Windows Subsystem for Linux , and Joe finally gets the Note 10
    Then, in our news we cover the Linux Mint Monthly News, exFAT in the kernel, iPhone and Android exploits and the new Pinebook Pro
    In security, we talk Firefox and why you should give it another try
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