Tag: Wanderings

  • 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 346 – It’s Not You, It’s Me (mp3)

    First up, in our Wanderings, I make web apps, Moss sends a Telegram, Joe gets an upgrade, Josh fights with a mic, and Bo gets a gnome.
    Then, our news lots of releases, a new feature and a birthday
    In security, we look at an IoT bug
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  • mintCast 346 – It’s Not You, It’s Me

    First up, in our Wanderings, I make web apps, Moss sends a Telegram, Joe gets an upgrade, Josh fights with a mic, and Bo gets a gnome.
    Then, our news lots of releases, a new feature and a birthday
    In security, we look at an IoT bug
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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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  • 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 337 – Bread Winner (mp3)

    First up, in our Wanderings, Dale’s been driving, Dann’s been migrating, Leo's been checking out the beta, Tony Hughes spreads the car love, Moss is doing double-duty distrohopping, Joe reads again
    Then, in the news, Linux Mint 20 is in beta
    In security, you gotta be brave to use Brave
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  • mintCast 337 – Bread Winner

    First up, in our Wanderings, Dale’s been driving, Dann’s been migrating, Leo's been checking out the beta, Tony Hughes spreads the car love, Moss is doing double-duty distrohopping, Joe reads again
    Then, in the news, Linux Mint 20 is in beta
    In security, you gotta be brave to use Brave
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  • mintCast 334 – Natural 20 (mp3)

    First up, in our Wanderings, I dive into both Ubuntu and Fedora, Moss hops around as usual, Tony Watts tinkers with new audio gear, and Joe recommends devices to family.
    Then, in the news, we’ll hit the Linux Mint Monthly News. And Releases! Ubuntu, Fedora, Manjaro and more increment by 1!
    In security, GitLab pays $20,000
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  • mintCast 334 – Natural 20

    First up, in our Wanderings, I dive into both Ubuntu and Fedora, Moss hops around as usual, Tony Watts tinkers with new audio gear, and Joe recommends devices to family.
    Then, in the news, we’ll hit the Linux Mint Monthly News. And Releases! Ubuntu, Fedora, Manjaro and more increment by 1!
    In security, GitLab pays $20,000
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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 332 – Thunar Storm

    First up, in our Wanderings, Leo goes on a LMDE tour, Tony Hughes becomes a model, Moss learns more about Grub, Tony Watts plays some music, Bo considers a pfSense deployment, and Joe gets caught up on shows.
    Then, in the news, Linux Mint Monthly news comes out, F-Droid gets some money,and Thunar and Java get updates.
    In security, Zoom doom.
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  • mintCast 332 – Thunar Storm (mp3)

    First up, in our Wanderings, Leo goes on a LMDE tour, Tony Hughes becomes a model, Moss learns more about Grub, Tony Watts plays some music, Bo considers a pfSense deployment, and Joe gets caught up on shows.
    Then, in the news, Linux Mint Monthly news comes out, F-Droid gets some money,and Thunar and Java get updates.
    In security, Zoom doom.
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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 330 – Debbie Does Beta

    First up, in our Wanderings, Leo tries out LMDE, Bo keeps things to himself, Tony Hughes returns with ALT Linux adventures, Moss boogies from Budgie, and Joe tries out scrcpy (screen copy).
    Then, our news we have plenty of Linux Mint and LMDE news, Raspberry Pi fixes its USB, apt upgrades, and more.
    In security, we find out if AMD’s flaws are as bad as Intel’s.
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  • mintCast 330 – Debbie Does Beta (mp3)

    First up, in our Wanderings, Leo tries out LMDE, Bo keeps things to himself, Tony Hughes returns with ALT Linux adventures, Moss boogies from Budgie, and Joe tries out scrcpy (screen copy).
    Then, our news we have plenty of Linux Mint and LMDE news, Raspberry Pi fixes its USB, apt upgrades, and more.
    In security, we find out if AMD’s flaws are as bad as Intel’s.
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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 320 – Sudos and Sudon’ts

    This is the new group’s official 1 year anniversary (apart from Josh :D)
    First up, in our Wanderings, I play with audio, Moss tries out two new System76 laptops, Josh has been oggcamping, Joe’s been headphoning, And Tony has been updating a laptop for a friend.
    Then, in our news we talk about Ubuntu, Google’s most disappointing pixel yet (the Pixel 4), Linux Mint’s gaming ability, and the releases of Freespire, Tails and Trident.
    Finally, in security, we talk sudo.
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  • mintCast 320 – Sudos and Sudon’ts (mp3)

    This is the new group’s official 1 year anniversary (apart from Josh :D).
    First up, in our Wanderings, Leo plays with audio, Moss tries out two new System76 laptops, Josh has been oggcamping, Joe’s been headphoning, And Tony has been updating a laptop for a friend.
    Then, in our news we talk about Ubuntu, Google’s most disappointing pixel yet (the Pixel 4), Linux Mint’s gaming ability, and the releases of Freespire, Tails and Trident.
    Finally, in security, we talk sudo.
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  • mintCast 318 – Melted Plastic

    This week, in our Wanderings, Leo writes about Nextcloud, Bo spreads the Linux love, Tony Hughes can’t stop Linuxing, even on holiday, Josh considers the new iPhone 11 (wait really??) after yet another broken Pixel 3 , Joe spelunks into splunk, and Tony Watts is building a server.
    Then, in our News, we cover Ubuntu’s 32-bit library support, the top 5 snaps per distro, the PineTime, and more.
    In security, we talk locks, DoH and Lastpass
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  • mintCast 318 – Melted Plastic (mp3)

    This week, in our Wanderings, Leo writes about Nextcloud, Bo spreads the Linux love, Tony Hughes can’t stop Linuxing, even on holiday, Josh considers the new iPhone 11 (wait really??) after yet another broken Pixel 3 , Joe spelunks into splunk, and Tony Watts is building a server.
    Then, in our News, we cover Ubuntu’s 32-bit library support, the top 5 snaps per distro, the PineTime, and more.
    In security, we talk locks, DoH and Lastpass
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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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