January 19th, 2023 | 16 mins 44 secs
adblock plus, adblocking, auditing, browser extensions, buffer overflow, c, christoph hellwig, cve-2023-0179, daniel berrange, declarativenetrequest, emulated network, firefox, firefox 109, go, iptables, jfs, journaling filesystems, kernel, libvirt, libvirt 9.0, linux, linux 6.2, linux action news, linux news podcast, macos, manifest v3, mozilla, netfilter, networking, nft_payload, nftables, oss-sec, packet filtering, passt, perl, privilege escalation, python, qemu, qumranet, red hat, reiserfs, responsible disclosure, security, snapshots, stack overflow, sysctl, ublock origin, unprivileged user namespaces, virtualization, vlan, webrequest api, windows
A high-profile Linux kernel network flaw, we put JFS on a death watch, and break down the controversial Firefox update this week.
August 18th, 2022 | 19 mins 39 secs
abi, android 13, anti-cheat, aosp, arch linux, art runtime, asus, bluetooth le, btrfs, carlos o'donell, checksums, copy-on-write, debian, debian day, debian's 29th birthday, defcon, doom, dt_gnu_hash, dt_hash, eac, easy anti-cheat, elf, encryption, epic, gabi, gaming on linux, glibc, glibc 2.36, gnu c library, google, google play, gpl, hardware hacking, ifixit, ios, jailbreak, john deere, kyle wiens, libstrangle, linux 5.20, linux 6.0, linux action news, linux gaming, linux news podcast, lru vm, major version number, mobile, oneplus, pierre-loup griffais, pixel, predictive back gesture, preempt_rt, proton, proton 7.0.4, real-time kernel, right to repair, rust, samsung galaxy, security, semantic versioning, sick codes, steam, tablets, timing attack, touchscreen, valve, windows, windows ce
A Linux jailbreak that's a win for Right to Repair, our favorite things in Android 13, and the major features that just missed the Linux 6.0 window.
August 29th, 2021 | 20 mins 56 secs
30 years of linux, airpods, alyssa rosenzweig, amd, apple, apple silicon, asahi linux, bluetooth, bpf, bsd, c, codeweavers, core scheduling, dcp, debian, dell, ebpf, faststream, fedora, fuchsia, gaming on linux, gnome on m1, google, gpl, gpu acceleration, greg kroah-hartman, hardware privacy, hyperthreading, intel, isovalent, linus torvalds, linux 5.14, linux action news, linux birthday, linux foundation, linux news podcast, meltdown, microsoft, moxie, opensuse, performance, pipewire 0.3.34, proton, qemu 6.1, raspberry pi 400, red hat, risc-v, rust, sean michael kerner, security, smt, spectre, steam, unicore32, valve, windows, wine, x86
Why the Linux kernel received so much mainstream attention this week, some of our favorite open-source projects get great updates, and why we're concerned about Linux Foundation members transferring innovation from Linux to closed source software at an industrial scale.
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 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.