September 19th, 2021 | 23 mins 49 secs
alyssa rosenzweig, apple m1 gpu support, asahi linux, black lotus labs, cab file, chromeos, fedora, firefox snap, fwupd, gallium3d, gcc, gnome, gtk hdr, high dynamic range, krita, ksmbd, ksmbd vulnerability, linux action news, linux hdr display support, linux news podcast, lvfs, m1, m1 firmware distribution, m1 port, metal, mozilla, opengl, plasma, qt hdr, rebootless firmware update, red hat workstation engineering team, richard hughes, ubuntu, uefi, wayland, wsl elf flaw, x.org developers conference, xdc
Desktop Linux graphics are about to get a significant investment, Mozilla and Canonical work together on a Firefox Snap, and some key new insights into the Linux port to Apple’s M1.
Plus, why WSL’s first Linux malware in the wild matters.
May 31st, 2021 | 32 mins 57 secs
.net foundation, amd, andrew lee, android, aosp, app store, apple, arm, audacity, azure, chat, cla, dahlia os, dart, elon musk, fbi, fimage, flutter, foss, freenode, fuchsia os, gabe newell, geekshed, google, gpl, have i been pwned, hibp, infosec, intel, ios, irc, libera.chat, linux action news, linux gaming, linux news podcast, martin keary, matrix, mesa, microkernel, microsoft, muse group, musescore, nest hub, nextcloud, nintendo, opengl, password management, pavel djundik, pixel, proton, pwned passwords, security, steam, steam machine, steampal, steamvr, switch, tantacrul, technoking, telegram, tesla, troy hunt, valve, vlc, vulkan, wine, zirkon
Our reaction to the new Freenode developments, and Audacity's latest shock to the community.
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 25th, 2021 | 24 mins 41 secs
5.11, aarch64, academia, active directory, al viro, amd radeon, btrfs, budgie, canonical community team, cbl-mariner, fedora 34, ffmpeg, freerdp, git, github, gnome 3.38.5, gnome settings, greg kroah-hartman, grsecurity, human research, hypocrite commits, ieee, immature vulnerability, ingenuity, irb, jpl, kubuntu, linux 5.12, linux action news, linux foundation, linux kernel, linux news podcast, linuxcopter, lubuntu, maintainer, mars, mars 2020 helicopter mission badge, microsoft, n64, nasa, nintendo, opengl, patches, perseverance, plasma 5.21, power mode selector, private home directories, pulseaudio, red hat summit 2021, research ethics, security, static analysis, systemd-oomd, ubuntu 21.04, university of minnesota, vrr, wayland, weston, wsl, wsldvcplugin, wslg, xubuntu
The University of Minnesota has been banned from the Linux kernel. We'll share the history, the context, and where things stand now around the controversial research that led to the ban.