Tag: News

  • 391- Putting our Money where our mouths are

    First up in the news, Mint is coming, Lennart Poettering has left the building, Vim speaks a new language, WebApps come to GNOME 43, Fedora lets Flatpak out of jail and wants to talk, GTK5 is dropping the X, Linux gets Siri, er, Cortana, er, Carola.
    In security and privacy, CISA sounds the alarm, and Firefox strips
    Then in our Wanderings, Bill repaves his Omen, Moss goes back to school, Joe is still in 3D and Norbert is typing still
    In our Innards section We talk subscription Services
    And finally, the feedback and a couple of suggestions
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  • 377 – Zero Days of Christmas

    In the news, Pop OS 21.10 is released, GNOME 42 – Top New Feature and Release Detail, ReactOS 0.4.14 has been released, Krita 5.0 has been released, and there’s yet another desktop environment on the horizon
    In security, a grub update causes problems with Ubuntu and a Log4shell update
    Then in our wanderings, Joe's on vacation, Norbert's full of gingerbread, Nishant is surviving the winter, Josh is on Windows, and Bill's just glad to be here
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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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  • 375 – Linux! I Choose You!

    First up in the news, a German state chooses Linux, Slackware is closer to release, Cinnamon has an update, and more
    In security, more ransomware for Linux, EU wants more cyber security, and apt is now safer to use
    Then in our Wanderings, Joe has bluetooth problems, Norbert goes mad scientist, Josh does a flip, and Tony has some sad news
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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 – 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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  • 372 – Ryzen Sun

    First up in the news Pinephone Pro, KDE’s 5.23 on their 25th, Ubuntu Frame, Windows 11 Ryzen slowdowns, and Nvidia updates
    In security Retpolines patches for performance and Azure Linux boot failures
    Then in our Wandering, Joe has some Pi, Norbert edits video, Tony Updates a BIOS, and Nishant upgrades Fedora
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  • 371 – Rounded Corners

    First up in the news, Linux Mint Monthly updates, Ubuntu news, Windows being Windows and Steam deck news
    In security, More bugs and more malware
    Then in our Wanderings, Joe does vacation, Norbert Listens to the Doctor, Josh tries ventoy, Tony is making ice cream trucks, Leo plays D2
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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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  • 367 – What’s Old Is New Again

    First up in the news, Linux Mint working on the website, more on the SteamDeck, Ubuntu debuts its new installer, and some release dates
    In security, Open Source Security has a big problem!
    Then in our Wanderings, I’ve been arching, Tony has been watching Cricket, Joe has been working on games consoles.
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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 365 – Upgrade Time

    First up in the news, we realize the Kernel is 30, Ubuntu tweaks its themes, Mint 20.2 is here and Audacity owners are causing a stir in the community again. 
    In security Kaseya and PrintNightmare
    Then in our Wanderings, Leo migrates his blog, Joe gets busy, Tony struggles with 5.11, and Mike jumpstarts a MacOS VM.
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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 362 – The Takeover

    First up, in our Wanderings, I’ve been system building, Joe has been playing with his new 3D printer, Bo has range anxiety and Tony has been learning about creating YouTube videos
    Then in our news, Freenode taken over by Andrew Lee and Ubuntu and Fedora abandon ship, Material Shell for Gnome 40, Fedora 32 is end of life, and more
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  • mintCast 361 – The Launch Launch

    First up, in our Wanderings, I start building, Joe writes with a pinecil, Tony upgrades, and Josh fights a game
    Then, our news Audacity gets bought up, System76 Launches the Launch, and LibreOffice Lets you Search!
    In security, the death of CAPTCHA
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  • mintCast 360 – Uno Reverse Card (mp3)

    First up, in our Wanderings, Leo flies like an eagle, Joe goes to Florida, Moss is attacked by the trees, Mike wings it.
    Then, in the News, a Linux Mint update, Ubuntu too! Wenty-1.04, everyone’s favorite: NFTs, and more.
    In Security, meet the new hacking tools, same as the old hacking tools, a reverse Uno card, QNAP, and the University of Minnesota.
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  • mintCast 360 – Uno Reverse Card

    First up, in our Wanderings, Leo flies like an eagle, Joe goes to Florida, Moss is attacked by the trees, Mike wings it.
    Then, in the News, a Linux Mint update, Ubuntu too! Wenty-1.04, everyone’s favorite: NFTs, and more.
    In Security, meet the new hacking tools, same as the old hacking tools, a reverse Uno card, QNAP, and the University of Minnesota.
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  • mintCast 359 – COSMIC Proportions (mp3)

    First up, in our Wanderings, I get a fresh stream, Joe sends his keystrokes over the air, Josh has a server dilemma, and Mike heads to space.
    Then, in the News, we get hypnotized, we look at Apple M1 support again, celebrate a birthday, and look to the stars.
    In Security, Skynet.
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  • mintCast 359 – COSMIC Proportions

    First up, in our Wanderings, I get a fresh stream, Joe sends his keystrokes over the air, Josh has a server dilemma, and Mike heads to space.
    Then, in the News, we get hypnotized, we look at Apple M1 support again, celebrate a birthday, and look to the stars.
    In Security, Skynet.
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  • mintCast 358 – The Ethical Ethos (mp3)

    First up, in our Wanderings, I make a handoff, Joe repairs more stuff, Moss is in the news, Tony Hughes continues the challenge, and Mike the Builder makes a bike.
    Then, in the News, Mint sends relief, Ventoy has a birthday, JingPad gets closer, new docs Man up, and AlmaLinux soothes the soul.
    In Security, your smartphone is spying on you, Facebook springs another leak, and we disclose our vulnerability.
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  • mintCast 358 – The Ethical Ethos

    First up, in our Wanderings, I make a handoff, Joe repairs more stuff, Moss is in the news, Tony Hughes continues the challenge, and Mike the Builder makes a bike.
    Then, in the News, Mint sends relief, Ventoy has a birthday, JingPad gets closer, new docs Man up, and AlmaLinux soothes the soul.
    In Security, your smartphone is spying on you, Facebook springs another leak, and we disclose our vulnerability.
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  • mintCast 357 – Surfboard Building Lunch (mp3)

    First up, in our Wanderings, I do a little scripting, Joe drops a laptop, Moss is feeling phone-y, Tony walks a thousand miles, Josh visits Piggly Wiggly, Bo battles trolls, Mike gets a new-to-you Q2u
    Then, in the News, new LibreOffice and Audacity, 7zip is native, Calamares can use more butter, and a new kernel is coming
    In Security, how easy it is to buy up your information
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  • mintCast 357 – Surfboard Building Lunch

    First up, in our Wanderings, I do a little scripting, Joe drops a laptop, Moss is feeling phone-y, Tony walks a thousand miles, Josh visits Piggly Wiggly, Bo battles trolls, Mike gets a new-to-you Q2u
    Then, in the News, new LibreOffice and Audacity, 7zip is native, Calamares can use more butter, and a new kernel is coming
    In Security, how easy it is to buy up your information
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  • mintCast 356 – Forced-o-Matic Updates (mp3)

    First up, in our Wanderings, I’ve upgraded my ears, Joe fixes everything, Moss gets ready to attack a monster, Tony Hughes takes a walk with tools, Josh is getting NAS-ty, and Mike weeps over wifi woes.
    Then, in the News, SteamLink is on Linux, Mageia 8 is out, and Brave Searches for itself.
    In Security, LastPass tracks you.
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  • mintCast 356 – Forced-o-Matic Updates

    First up, in our Wanderings, I’ve upgraded my ears, Joe fixes everything, Moss gets ready to attack a monster, Tony Hughes takes a walk with tools, Josh is getting NAS-ty, and Mike weeps over wifi woes.
    Then, in the News, SteamLink is on Linux, Mageia 8 is out, and Brave Searches for itself.
    In Security, LastPass tracks you.
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  • mintCast 355 – Deferred Update (mp3)

    First up, in our Wanderings, Mike shreds a new axe, I’m more and more impressed by Proton, Joe has frozen joints, Moss is going to be rich someday, Tony Hughes gets immunities, and Josh panics with a crowbar. 
    Then, in the News, so much controversy, Linux on Mars, VLC on the moon, Mint and mintCast make the cut, and more
    In Security, patch Mint, patch the kernel, patch your browser
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  • mintCast 355 – Deferred Update

    First up, in our Wanderings, Mike shreds a new axe, I’m more and more impressed by Proton, Joe has frozen joints, Moss is going to be rich someday, Tony Hughes gets immunities, and Josh panics with a crowbar. 
    Then, in the News, so much controversy, Linux on Mars, VLC on the moon, Mint and mintCast make the cut, and more
    In Security, patch Mint, patch the kernel, patch your browser
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  • mintCast 354 – sudo make me an update (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 – sudo make me an update

    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 353 – Brave New WWW (mp3)

    First up, in our Wanderings, I have second thoughts about Kubuntu, Moss has a new toy, Joe has been playing with watches, Tony has been editing audio, Josh hasn’t broken Arch, Bo survived the pandemic!
    Then, our news we talk RPi Pico, Ubuntu’s Booting on an Apple M1, Flatpak is faster, Project Linux turns into Alma Linux, and more
    In security, the InterPlanetary File System
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  • mintCast 353 – Brave New WWW

    First up, in our Wanderings, I have second thoughts about Kubuntu, Moss has a new toy, Joe has been playing with watches, Tony has been editing audio, Josh hasn’t broken Arch, Bo survived the pandemic!
    Then, our news we talk RPi Pico, Ubuntu’s Booting on an Apple M1, Flatpak is faster, Project Linux turns into Alma Linux, and more
    In security, the InterPlanetary File System
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  • mintCast 350 – Rocky Road Ahead (mp3)

    First up, in our Wanderings, Joe preps for 3D work and does some Audio editing, Tony gets older and has a new toy to play with, Bo has been educating himself, Moss destroys his wife’s computer by accident, and Josh was a little late.
    Then in the news, We have the latest Mint newsletter, Cinnamon 4.8 arrives, Elementary OS goes Pi, and much more  
    In security, we shed some light on Oblivious DNS over HTTPS
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  • mintCast 350 – Rocky Road Ahead

    First up, in our Wanderings, Joe preps for 3D work and does some Audio editing, Tony gets older and has a new toy to play with, Bo has been educating himself, Moss destroys his wife’s computer by accident, and Josh was a little late.
    Then in the news, We have the latest Mint newsletter, Cinnamon 4.8 arrives, Elementary OS goes Pi, and much more  
    In security, we shed some light on Oblivious DNS over HTTPS
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  • mintCast 348 – 400 Raspberry Pies (mp3)

    First up, in our Wanderings, Leo colorizes his terminal, Josh eyeballs an eggroll, Tony gives the Gorilla another go, and Joe fiddles with firmware
    Then, in our news, the Raspberry Pi launches a whole new dessert, GIMP is almost ready for GTK3, 
    In security, Ubuntu’s GDM3 has a root bug
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  • mintCast 348 – 400 Raspberry Pies

    First up, in our Wanderings, Leo colorizes his terminal, Josh eyeballs an eggroll, Tony gives the Gorilla another go, and Joe fiddles with firmware
    Then, in our news, the Raspberry Pi launches a whole new dessert, GIMP is almost ready for GTK3, 
    In security, Ubuntu’s GDM3 has a root bug
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  • mintCast 347 – For the Halibut (mp3)

    First up, in our Wanderings, I pop a kernel, Bo gets refreshed, Josh keeps his chameleon alive, Tony Hughes becomes a hermit, Moss bites into another distro, Joe gets it HANDled, and Tony Watts does the upgrade dance
    Then, in our news, Linux Mint gives us an update, Ubuntu and Fedora both get released, XDA has a phone now, and Microsoft Edges into the Linux browser market
    In security, Chromium blocks annoyances and fixes a font rendering flaw, and Wordpress fixes some bad ones
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  • mintCast 347 – For the Halibut

    First up, in our Wanderings, I pop a kernel, Bo gets refreshed, Josh keeps his chameleon alive, Tony Hughes becomes a hermit, Moss bites into another distro, Joe gets it HANDled, and Tony Watts does the upgrade dance
    Then, in our news, Linux Mint gives us an update, Ubuntu and Fedora both get released, XDA has a phone now, and Microsoft Edges into the Linux browser market
    In security, Chromium blocks annoyances and fixes a font rendering flaw, and Wordpress fixes some bad ones
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  • mintCast 345 – Hawking Chromium (mp3)

    First up, in our Wanderings, Leo's chromium based pixels do a dance, Tony Hughes plays with chaos, Moss has a Fuzzyputer, Joe has an idea… pad, and Josh butters his machine.
    Then, our news Linux Mint gets some love, the Gorilla’s in beta and so is Fedora
    In Security, we chat with Josh
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  • mintCast 345 – Hawking Chromium

    First up, in our Wanderings, Leo's chromium based pixels do a dance, Tony Hughes plays with chaos, Moss has a Fuzzyputer, Joe has an idea… pad, and Josh butters his machine.
    Then, our news Linux Mint gets some love, the Gorilla’s in beta and so is Fedora
    In Security, we chat with Josh
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  • mintCast 344 – Getting Jacked (mp3)

    First up, in our Wanderings, I fiddle with the Focusrite, Tony Hughes paints it pink, Joe puts a ring on it, Bo gets jacked, Tony Watts reduces, reuses and recycles
    Then, in the news, WSL2 hearts Linux disks, Nvidia grows an ARM, and Gnome Gnews
    In security, we finish our conversation Download

  • mintCast 344 – Getting Jacked

    First up, in our Wanderings, I fiddle with the Focusrite, Tony Hughes paints it pink, Joe puts a ring on it, Bo gets jacked, Tony Watts reduces, reuses and recycles
    Then, in the news, WSL2 hearts Linux disks, Nvidia grows an ARM, and Gnome Gnews
    In security, we finish our conversation Download

  • mintCast 343 – Tinfoil Not Included (mp3)

    First up, in our Wanderings, I recorded some how-to’s, Moss has computers raining on him, Joe reads and repairs, Tony Watts jams and tinkers, and Bo and Tony Hughes will be back next episode.
    Then, in the news, we have news from Mint, Debian, and  MX Linux. We also say goodbye to a team member.
    In security, we take a break from the doom and gloom and just talk tinfoil.
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  • mintCast 343 – Tinfoil Not Included

    First up, in our Wanderings, I recorded some how-to’s, Moss has computers raining on him, Joe reads and repairs, Tony Watts jams and tinkers, and Bo and Tony Hughes will be back next episode.
    Then, in the news, we have news from Mint, Debian, and  MX Linux. We also say goodbye to a team member.
    In security, we take a break from the doom and gloom and just talk tinfoil.
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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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