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Weekly Linux news and analysis by Chris and Wes. The show every week we hope you'll go to when you want to hear an informed discussion about what’s happening.

    Linux Action News 269

    Linux Action News 269

    Old school Ubuntu has a new cool, Google calls out Google, and some IoT news you can use.
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    New versions of Ubuntu Touch, Mir, and Unity arrive — Various parts of Ubuntu's canceled desktop/fondleslab convergence project are all still ticking away – some officially and some thanks to user communities.Ubuntu Touch OTA-24 ReleaseMir release 2.10.0 Unity 7.6 is now available for Arch LinuxUbuntu Touch OTA-24 Released for Ubuntu Phone UsersGoogle updates 2013 Chromecast for first time in over three years — In a new batch of Chromecast updates, Google has released new firmware for the first-generation Chromecast for the first time in years.Chromecast firmware versions and release notesEufy cameras caught sending local footage to cloud — Paul Moore, a security researcher, posted on Twitter last week a frightening security situation with Eufy home security products including camera-equipped doorbells. Google says Google should do a better job of patching Android phones — Project Zero calls out Android and Pixel for not fixing a GPU vulnerability.ClamAV 1.0.0 Released — The first version of ClamAV, which is developed by the US-based tech company Cisco and the open-source community, was released back in 2002.20 Years in the Making: ClamAV Finally Hits Version 1.0Compute Accelerator Subsystem Being Introduced For Linux 6.2 — It's happening: the new "accel" compute accelerator subsystem is now queued for introduction with the Linux 6.2 kernel once that merge window opens in December. Red Hat Developers Announce Work On New “Composefs” File-System — Red Hat is working on Composefs as a way to construct and use read-only images that are verifiable and have some immediate use-cases around sharing of Podman container layers and with the verification support for use by OSTree.GitHub - composefs

    • 17 min
    Linux Action News 268

    Linux Action News 268

    The contested subsystem coming soon, a sobering assessment of wireless support in Linux, and a triumph for free software.
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    New subsystem for compute accelerator devices — This is the fourth (and hopefully last) version of the patch set to add the new subsystem for compute accelerators. Compute Accelerator Subsystem Hopes To Be Ready For Linux 6.2Peter's Talk at Linux Plumbers Conference — All types of wireless in Linux are terrible and why the vendors should feel bad - Peter RobinsonIntel’s IWD 2.0 Released For Modern Linux Wireless Daemon — Released this week was IWD 2.0 as the latest milestone for this open-source wireless daemon. Phoronix Premium Black Friday Deal — For this year's deal, you can go premium for just $30 per year or $150 for a lifetime subscription.Asahi Linux Updates — This month’s update is packed with new hardware support, new features, and fixes for longstanding pain points, as well as a new bleeding-edge kernel branch with long-awaited support for suspend and the display controller!Feature Support · AsahiLinux/docs Wiki

    • 15 min
    Linux Action News 267

    Linux Action News 267

    We tried Fedora 37 on the Pi 4, the Google surprise this week, and our thoughts on the WSL 1.0 release.
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    Announcing Fedora Linux 37 — Fedora Editions are flagship offerings targeted at a particular “market”. With Fedora Linux 37, we’re adding two new Editions.Fedora 37 Now Available With GNOME 43 Desktop, Official Raspberry Pi 4 SupportMeta OSS’ Sapling — A new source control system with Git-compatible client.Get ready for Google Summer of Code 2023! — We are thrilled to announce the 2023 Google Summer of Code (GSoC) program and share the timeline with you to get involved! 2023 will be our 19th consecutive year of hosting GSoC.Google Summer of CodeRust in the Kernel Update — This patch series is the first batch of changes to upstream the rest of the Rust support.Rust Developers Preparing To Upstream More Code Into The Linux KernelWSL 1.0 Released — Microsoft announces it is removing the Preview label and making WSL in the Microsoft Store "generally available".Release Notes for WSL kernel

    • 15 min
    Linux Action News 266

    Linux Action News 266

    Microsoft's new goodies for Linux users, the Ubuntu Summit wraps up, and our takeaways from the recent fireside chat with Linus Torvalds.
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    The Ubuntu Summit Just Wrapped Up — Vulture Towers Central Europe are in Prague – which, handily, is also the location for Canonical's 2022 Ubuntu Summit.Ubuntu Summit 2022 - Day 1! - YouTubeUbuntu Summit 2022 - Day 2! - YouTubeUbuntu Summit 2022 - Day 3! - YouTubeMicrosoft .NET 7 Released With Better Linux Support — Microsoft .NET 7 brings improved performance, enhanced .NET support on Linux throughout, native support for ARM64, developer productivity enhancements, better cross-platform mobile/desktop app support, HTTP/3 improvements for cloud native apps, 64-bit IBM Power support on Linux, and a variety of other run-time improvements.Microsoft Launches a Microsoft Teams PWA on Linux — The PWA enables us to ship the latest Microsoft Teams features faster to our Linux customers and helps us bridge the gaps between the Teams desktop client on Linux and Windows.Khronos Unveils Kamaros — An open, royalty-free standard for controlling camera system runtimes in embedded, mobile, industrial, XR, automotive, and scientific markets.The Khronos Group Announces “Kamaros” As Their Newest Forthcoming APIFwupd 1.8.7 is a Big Update — Linux firmware updating utility fwupd 1.8.7 has been released adding support for new devices, as well as various improvements.Fwupd 1.8.7 Adds Support for More Star Labs Linux Laptops, Intel Discrete GPUPat Gelsinger and Linus Torvalds talk Linux, open source, technology and more - YouTube — Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger sat down with Linus Torvalds, the creator of Linux who is also known as “the godfather of Open-Source,” to talk about everything from the beginning of Linux to Linus’ advice for Intel and why he chose a penguin as the Linux mascot.

    • 18 min
    Linux Action News 265

    Linux Action News 265

    What you need to know about that new OpenSSL vulnerability, the big bcachefs update we've been waiting for, and why the community is creating a Gitea fork.
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    OpenSSL 3.0.7 Released Fixing Critical Flaw — Today we published an advisory about CVE-2022-3786 (“X.509 Email Address Variable Length Buffer Overflow”) and CVE-2022-3602 (“X.509 Email Address 4-byte Buffer Overflow”).OpenSSL version 3.0.7 published/news/openssl-3.0-notes.htmlFedora 37 Release Delayed To Mid-November Over Critical OpenSSL VulnerabilityLinux 6.2 Power-Savings While Idle Or Lightly Loaded — The short story for Linux end-users is the Lazy RCU work can provide 5~10% power-savings for idle or lightly-loaded systems by this lazy/batching functionality.Linux 6.2 Picking Up Mainline Support For Apple M1 Pro/Max/Ultra Hardware — This gets the high-end Mac Studio systems with those premium SoCs now compatible with the mainline kernel.Hector's Deleted Tweet — I'm getting tired of arguing with kernel maintainers. The other day I spent 6 hours arguing on IRC about what should've been a 30 minute fix patch.Hector Martin on Twitter Follow Up Tweet — Like dude, if you aren't going to step into my world and actually understand what I'm trying to do here, just suck it up and ack my patch. It is not my job to drag you kicking and screaming until you either give up or have a lightbulb moment.Seems some Kernel Maintainers Noticed the Twitter Rant — Well they saw my tweets and apparently didn't like them 🤷‍♂️
    Bcachefs Rolling Out New Allocator, Performance Continues Improving — Bcachefs developer Kent Overstreet on Friday published a new status update on this original file-system born out of Linux's block cache (BCache) code.FreeBSD Re-Introduces WireGuard Support Into Its Kernel — As of Friday, a new WireGuard driver implementation has been re-introduced with many fixes/improvements over the code state from 2020.Open Letter to Gitea - Restoring Trust in the Gitea Project — This unfortunately concludes the Gitea Open Letter has failed and there is no alternative but forking the project under a new name, with a healthy democratic governance.

    • 17 min
    Linux Action News 264

    Linux Action News 264

    The focus of the new Ubuntu release, Gitea's surprising announcement, and Linux prepares to drop another architecture.
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    Ubuntu 22.10 Released — Codenamed “Kinetic Kudu”, this interim release improves the experience of enterprise developers and IT administrators. It also includes the latest toolchains and applications with a particular focus on the IoT ecosystem.LINUX Unplugged 481: Just a Prompt Away — We take a look at Ubuntu 22.10 on a ODRID H3+Ubuntu 22.10 Pi Focused FeaturesUbuntu 22.10 (Kinetic Kudu) Is Now Available for DownloadOpen source sustainment and the future of Gitea — We’d like to announce that we have formed a company, Gitea Limited, to ensure the goals are met. Apple CPUFreq Driver Updated For Linux - Initial M2 Support Added — The new v3 patches have addressed feedback raised during prior review. One notable addition with the new patches is adding initial support for the Apple M2 SoC (T8112).Asahi Lina on Twitter — My Linux M1 GPU driver passes >99% of the dEQP-GLES2 compliance tests!Hector Martin on TwitterLinus Torvalds may pull '486 support from Linux kernel — As Torvalds surveyed contributors' code, he appears to have been frustrated by the need to include workarounds that cater to older CPUs. He therefore suggested ending support for old kit could be an easier way to solve memory matters.Red Hat releases a virtual Red Hat Enterprise Linux desktop on AWS — Red Hat is positioning the service as suitable for processing-intensive workloads like animation rendering or data visualization but without the associated hardware costs.Stratis Storage 3.3 Released — Stratis 3.3.0 includes one significant enhancement and several smaller enhancements as well as number of stability and efficiency improvements.Stratis StorageMatthew Miller on Twitter — Heads up: we are very likely to slip the official Fedora Linux 37 release in order to integrate fixes for the upcoming critical openssl vulnerability. Official decision on this tomorrow.Forthcoming OpenSSL Releases — OpenSSL 3.0.7 is a security-fix release. The highest severity issue fixed in this release is CRITICAL

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