Linux Action News 142
January 26th, 2020
27 mins 13 secs
About this Episode
The real reason Rocket League is dropping support for Linux, Wine has a massive release, and the potential for Canonical's new Android in the cloud service.
Plus, our take on the FSF's Upcycle Windows 7 campaign, and the clever Chrome OS strategy upgrade for education in 2020.Support Linux Action News
- Rocket League will drop support for Mac, Linux versions in March | Ars Technica — Change comes eight months after Epic Games acquired the game's creators.
- Update on Refunds for macOS and Linux Players
- Support for macOS and Linux (SteamOS) – Psyonix Support
- Psyonix are ending support for Rocket League on both Linux and macOS (updated)
- Thanks to Psyonix dropping Linux support, we're getting anti-Linux statements like this from game devs again
- Wine 5.0 Released — This release represents a year of development effort and over 7,400 individual changes.
- Wine Is Approaching Six Million Lines
- Canonical introduces Anbox Cloud — The service is designed to offload workloads from x86 or Arm-based devices to containers in the cloud.
- The latest Chrome OS education devices will get updates for eight years — Previously, most Chrome OS devices recieved six years of software support.
- Chromebooks will now get up to eight years of Chrome OS updates
- Improving 40 million Chromebooks for education
- Upcycle Windows 7 — We call on them to release it as free software, and give it to the community to study and improve.
- Open Source Licenses in 2020: Trends and Predictions