openSUSE Leap 15 is released, along a new LXQt, the Essential Phone getting canceled, and why older Chrombooks might be receiving the big Linux apps update.
Plus we'll explain what portable systemd services are, and the Android phones that recently shipped with Malware.
- openSUSE Leap 15 released — With a brand new look developed by the community, openSUSE Leap 15 brings plenty of community packages built on top of a core from SUSE Linux Enterprise (SLE) 15 sources
- LXQt 0.13 released — The LXQt team is proud to announce the release of LXQt 0.13.0, the Lightweight Qt Desktop Environment.
- Portable Services arrives in systemd — "Portable Services" are supposed to be an incremental improvement over traditional system services, making two specific facets of container management available to system services more readily.
- Next Essential phone cancelled — Company cancels development of second version of smartphone
- XDA lament the news
- Some cheap Android phones shipped with malware — The app consists of a dropper and a payload.
- Linux apps coming to older Chromebooks — Thanks to an issue found on Chromium’s public bugtracker, we have confirmation that containers won’t be limited to the handful of Chrome OS devices released with kernel 4.4.