December 15th, 2022 | 19 mins 7 secs
2fa, activitypub, almalinux, apple silicon, borrow checker, btrfs, centos, centos stream, cern, chrome, cpu-entry-area, decentralized, efi, federation, fediverse, fermilab, gcc, gccrs, gnu compiler collection, google, graphics drivers, intel arc, intel on demand, io_uring, jupiter.tube, kaslr, kernel, kernel address space layout randomization, lhc, linux 6.1, linux 6.2, linux action news, linux news podcast, live streaming, llvm, lts, merge window, mfa, mglru, monitoring, object storage, opengl, opentelemetry, otp, peertube, peertube 5, pinephone, raid5, raid6, red hat, rhel, rust, scientific computing, security, video editing, vulkan, wayland, wine, wine on wayland, youtube
Why the next kernel will be "the merge window from hell," a holiday gift for Wayland users, and how the open source community could do more to take on YouTube.
November 21st, 2021 | 17 mins 18 secs
almalinux, apt 2.3.12, bind, canonical, dan kaminsky, daniele procida, dns cache poisoning, dns resolver, dnsmasq, entropy, ephemeral port, fwupd, halium 9, icmp, kernel 5.16, kernel 5.17, linux action news, linux news podcast, lvfs, mtd block devices, nvme optimizations, openzfs 2.1, port 53, proxmox ve 7.1, qemu 6.1, richard hughes, rocky linux, saddns, side channel attack, spoofed addresses, tcp performance optimization, transaction id, ubuntu documentation, ubuntu touch ota-20, udp packet, unbound, university of california
Just how severe is this DNS cache poisoning attack revealed this week? We'll break it down and explain why Linux is affected. Plus, the feature now removed from APT, more performance patches in the Kernel, and a big batch of project updates.
November 14th, 2021 | 22 mins 57 secs
8.5, almalinux, ansible, apple m1, apple silicon, asahi linux, btrfs format changes, canonical, centos stream, debian 11, deck delay, extent-tree-v2, global roots, gtk3, hector martin, josef basik, jupiter broadcasting, linux action news, linux news podcast, locking contention, lxde, lxqt, m1 pro, michael larbel, multipass, mutter, openbox, ostree, phoronix, plasma on m1, proton, qemu, raspberry pi os, red hat enterprise, rhel, risc-v, silverblue, simon long, steam deck, steamos, steamos read only, valve, vulkan, weekly linux news, window manager
A desktop from Linux past has a surprising update this week, AlmaLinux pulls ahead of the pack, and Canonical ships software for the Apple M1.
September 12th, 2021 | 23 mins 13 secs
almalinux, amazon, amd, azure sphere os, block i/o, cbl-mariner, centos stream, cgroups, clang, cockpit, commit messages, community platform engineering group, compile_test, concurrency, control groups, cpu scheduling, epel, facebook, fedora, filesystems, gcc, git, github, google, hardware support, idle, intel kernel bot, ksmb, linus torvalds, linux 5.10, linux 5.15, linux action news, linux action news promise, linux news podcast, llvm, locking, memcg accounting, microsoft, news, ntfs, openshot, paragon, performance regression, preemption, realtime, red hat, rhel, rocky linux, rpm, rt, rtlinux, sonic, source control, tts, version control, werror, wslg
Linus Torvalds attempts to get kernel developers to clean up their code, the performance regression that almost shipped, and the major production struggle Red Hat acknowledged this week.
May 2nd, 2021 | 23 mins 58 secs
almalinux, apple m1, arm64, asahi linux, btrfs, centos, cloudlinux, elementary os 6 beta, fedora 34, gallium driver, gnome 40, hypocrite commits, hypocrite patches, i see dead µops, kernel ban, linux action news, linux kernel, linux news podcast, m1 gpu, m1 mesa driver, mesa, micro-op cache, new spectre exploits, opengl, pipewire, plasma wayland, red hat enterprise linux 8.4, resf, rhel 9, rocky linux 8.3 rc1, rosenzweig, stream 9, systemdoomd, transparent compression, ubuntu efi bug, umn, unified grub, university of california san diego, university of minnesota, university of virginia
A spicy mix of distro news, including Rocky Linux's first milestone release, and our follow-up on the University of Minnesota’s kernel ban.
April 4th, 2021 | 27 mins 58 secs
almalinux, arch installer, archinstaller, centos, cloudlinux, eglstreams, gbm, georges stavracas, gnome 41, gnome hig, ibm, libadwaita, libhandy, linux, linux action news, linux news podcast, microsoft, nvidia, obs, obs studio wayland, openserver, pipewire, portals, red hat, rhel, rocky linux, sco, ubuntu on windows preview, ubuntuwsl, unix, unixware, wayland mesa patches, windows, wsl 2, wslconf, xinuos
The first CentOS clone is out, but it's the second part of their announcement that might be the most important.
Plus our reaction to SCO reigniting their decades-long fight with IBM and Red Hat, and the big news in GTK-land you might have missed.
February 28th, 2021 | 25 mins 52 secs
almalinux, asus, browser wars, canvas, centos, centos stream, clang, cloud native, containers, dell, expansion card, facebook, fedora, firefox 86, framework, gnome, google, gpu, gustavo silva, hacker laptop, kernel self protection project, konveyor, kubernetes, kubevirt, kvm, laptop, linux action news, linux foundation, linux news podcast, llvm, memory safety, modular, mtv, multiple picture-in-picture, nathan chancellor, nirav patel, nvme, oculus, openshift 4.7, openshift virtualization, orchestration, peter lauterbach, reader mode, red hat, repairable, rhel, rhel for open-source infrastructure, rocky linux, security, total cookie protection, upgradeable, usb-c, virtual machines, vm, webgl, wifi 6e, windows
Red Hat is still in damage control mode, a new hacker laptop called Framework makes bold promises, and what Google is spending money on in the Linux kernel.
January 31st, 2021 | 20 mins 54 secs
almalinux, app store, ars technica, aws, baron samedit, bleepingcomputer, brian exelbierd, broadcam, centos, cloudlinux, ctrl iq, cve-2021-3156, debian, element, federated chat, fedora, gamestop, google, greg kroah-hartman, gregory kurtzer, hpc, jim salter, linux 5.10, linux action news, linux news podcast, lts, matrix, mattermost, play store, qualys, red hat, robinhood, rocky linux, root, samsung, scott branden, security, software bug, sudo, telegram, the register, ubuntu, vulnerability, wallstreetbets
Google removes Matrix chat-client Element from the Play store, sudo has a major flaw with a long-tail, and Rocky Linux gets a boost.
January 17th, 2021 | 30 mins 45 secs
almalinux, anti-cheat, apple m1, asahi linux, blizzard, breeze theme, centos, chrome, chromium, cloudlinux, containers, destiny 2, direct3d, docker, docker-compose, fedora, fingerprint manager, fingerprint reader, fractional scaling, google, haswell gt1, hector martin, iboot, igor seletskiy, igpu leak, intel, kde, ken thomases, kickoff menu, krunner, kubernetes, kwin, linux action news, linux gaming, linux news podcast, macos, meltdown, microsoft edge, pe, plasma 5.21, podman, red hat, security mitigations, spectre, systemd, vulkan, wayland, windows, wine 6.0, xfce, xfce 4.16
Impressive updates for some beloved open source projects, and AlmaLinux—a leading CentOS alternative—is born.