Tag: Open Source

  • 413 – Flying Wigs

    First up in the news, Arch migrates Git, Ubuntu changes PPAs, Fedora Onyx is approved, Google to remove old accounts, Debian re-imposes a moratorium, Proton goes Family, Red Hat unveils a new Desktop, Fedora plans to drop X11, Thunderbird gets a new logo

    In security and privacy, Google’s 2FA isn’t private enough

    Then in our Wanderings, Majid is off to University, Joe is manacled to his office, Moss kicks the tires on the new Bodhi, and Bill migrates

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  • 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 ffmpeg

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  • 404 – The Tenacity of Tenacity

    First up in the news, RPi adds an autofocus camera, Fairphone2 hits EOL, more Tenacity than ever, new Unity, Xubuntu Minimal arrives soon, Brave adds Bridges, Kodi 20 is released, Libvirt 9.0 is out, Google gets shot down, and new features arrive in Firefox 109

    In security and privacy, nothing to see here, move along

    Then in our Wanderings, Moss is back, Joe has fun with a Pihole, and Bill takes some OTC stuff.

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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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  • 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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