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 ffmpegDownload
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.Download
406 – It’s Elementary, Dear Listener
First up in the news: Looks like the end for Mycroft, Proton offers Drive for everybody, MidnightBSD takes on helloSystem, Fedora 38 now with full Flathub access, new Transmission, Android 14 Preview, Framework has new SSDs, new versions of KaOS and Parrot, Ardour and Clonezilla have new releases, and systemd is the future;
In security and privacy, several PyPI packages steal crypto;
Then in our Wanderings, Joe’s back hurts, Moss is underworked, and Bill is not.
In our Innards section, we have invited Danielle Foré to come and talk about her Elementary OS project, and other changes;Download
405 – Method Not Allowed
First up in the news, Mint 21.2 has the codename Victoria, OpenSuse updates, helloSystem says hello for the 0.8th time, new Firefox allows imports, Xfce goes Waylanding, Cosmic DE speeds up, OBS Studio fixes Linux Wayland bug, and Elementary has a new release.
In security and privacy, we report on after log4j, Boldmove, and Malvirt.
Then in our Wanderings, Joe calls Texas for Icing, and Moss is having New Phone Fever; Bill is in Colorado doing a rescue and will be back next episode.
In our Innards section we discuss what you can do with old Android devices.Download
404.5 – 2022 Distro Rundown
This week in our Innards, We do a rundown of our favorite distros of 2022
In "Check This Out" we talk about a graphical tool Londoner shared that makes light work of scheduling a shutdown or reboot. Moss shares his experience with the Flatpak of a favorite game of his; and we share an article postulating the death of Unix.Download