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Linux and open source headlines every Monday, Wednesday, & Friday, in under 3 minutes.
22 hours ago
LibreOffice 7 dodges its rebranding controversy, the Pinta bitmap editor sees its first new version in 5 years, Red Hat accommodates certification seekers with new pandemic-friendly rules, and ownCloud 10.5 brings background sync changes to the platform.
2 days ago
Linux kernel 5.8 is out, BunsenLabs rebases to Debian 10 "Buster," Mastodon releases version 3.2 with multimedia enhancements, and The Linux Foundation forms the Open Source Security Foundation.
5 days ago
Mitigating the BootHole vulnerability is proving difficult for several major Linux distributions, KDE's Ark tool issues a security advisory, Cloudflare reduces perceived delays in worker process startup time, and Tor brings back its Bug Smash Fund for a second year.
Jul 29, 2020
The first standard-conformant implementations for OpenXR are finally shipping, LineageOS 17.1 has an unsupported build for the Raspberry Pi, Nextcloud gains a Forms feature, nano version 5 brings new features to the venerable text editor, Facebook releases PyTorch version 1.6, and Microsoft backs the Blender Foundation.
Jul 27, 2020
The Manjaro community is in turmoil over the controversial resignation of the project's treasurer, Firefox 79 brings improved user-facing security features, and WordPress 5.5 bundles a long-awaited sitemap generator.
Jul 24, 2020
Calls for political activism in software projects continue to ramp up, digiKam 7 arrives with enhanced facial recognition, Zulip unleashes its biggest release ever amid tensions between its competitors, and a new 'zine focusing on Fedora seeks contributors.
Jul 22, 2020
Two new Linux ultrabooks hit the market, Google is poised to enforce usage of Android Go on low-end devices, and the 3MF Consortium joins the Linux Foundation.
Jul 20, 2020
Pine announces exciting additions to its product line, The Linux Foundation picks up a project donation from Ireland's health service, OPPO unveils an impressive new fast-charging standard, and a vote of no confidence petition fails to remove the openSUSE board.
Jul 10, 2020
Possible changes on the horizon for LibreOffice are raising concerns in the community, industry players decry Google's gifting of Istio intellectual property to the Open Usage Commons, and both Ubuntu and Docker push further into the AWS ecosystem.
Jul 8, 2020
Mozilla suspends its Firefox Send service due to misuse by hacking groups, SUSE is acquiring Rancher Labs, Google launches the Open Usage Commons, and the Flutter framework arrives on Linux.
Jul 6, 2020
The Linux kernel considers adopting inclusive language, Google backs the open silicon community, Tauon Music Box version 6 is out, the Android development team is hosting an AMA, and the Python Software Foundation is launching a working group to help projects obtain funding.
Jul 1, 2020
Mozilla's Firefox 78 rollout is not going smoothly, antirez steps down as the Redis Labs leader, Couchbase debuts a new managed service, the ArcMenu GNOME extension introduces new features, and manjaro32 closes its doors.
Jun 29, 2020
Ubuntu gains an unofficial rolling release version, Mastercard joins the chorus of voices warning Magento store owners to update, and two more browsers join the bandwagon on certificate lifetime shortening.
Jun 26, 2020
Linux Mint lands version 20 as an LTS, Mozilla welcomes an unlikely member into its Trusted Recursive Resolver program, elementary ditches Bountysource, TWRP gets closer to supporting Android 10, System76 introduces a new high-end laptop, and the EFF joins the Internet Archive's legal battle against the publishing industry.
Jun 24, 2020
The Open Mainframe Project announces the first LTS release of Zowe, Microsoft's Defender Advanced Threat Detection is now available for Linux, New Vector plans to rebrand several of its Matrix-related products, and a new Raspberry Pi powered laptop has been funded.
Jun 22, 2020
Older Raspberry Pis receive a near-compatible Vulkan driver, Google's upcoming Nearby Sharing may include cross-platform functionality, Free Pascal adds more target architectures with its latest compiler release, and open source projects band together to lobby the US Congress.
Jun 19, 2020
A now-rescinded change to the Bountysource terms of service is causing turmoil in the open source community, Apache Spark celebrates ten years of development with a new release, Krita launches version 4.3 with new tools and interface improvements, and several projects are seeking feedback.
Jun 17, 2020
Canonical enters the software appliance image market, Israeli researchers discover a set of major flaws in an ancient TCP/IP stack with massive ramifications for embedded and IoT devices, Google partners with Parallels to bring Windows apps to Chromebooks, and Fairphone continues to support its 2015 flagship.
Jun 15, 2020
The Linux Mint 20 beta is available for testing, RiskSense warns of an increasing number of open source security vulnerabilities, and Pine announces that the next Community Edition of its phone will ship with postmarketOS.
Jun 5, 2020
The first-ever Blender LTS is out with support for VR, the CNCF debuts a training program to convey students from novice to cloud professional in six months, the Matrix project previews peer-to-peer messaging, and Canonical introduces two developer tools.
Jun 3, 2020
Lenovo doubles down on Linux support, Firefox 77 arrives with better extension permission handling, the Tor Browser's latest release focuses on exposing features to users, Nextcloud Hub 19 includes security and collaboration improvements, and the Linux Professional Institute launches a new webzine.
Jun 1, 2020
The Linux kernel packs version 5.7 with exciting additions, version 2.2 of the Foliate eBook reader is out with support for many more formats, and members of the Association of American Publishers sue the Internet Archive over their library lending practices.
May 29, 2020
An 8 gigabyte version of the Raspberry Pi 4 is available for purchase, Apache's Subversion celebrates 20 years of version control with its 1.14 release, Genymobile improves its ability to control unrooted Android devices over ADB, Google's Android Studio 4.0 launches with some major changes, and the Godot project previews a browser-based version of its game editor.
May 27, 2020
Ardour 6 is out with major changes under the hood, CoreOS Container Linux is officially unmaintained, TeleIRC version 2.0.0 lands with a complete rewrite, the FIDO Alliance launches an instructional campaign, and PeerTube outlines its newest fundraising goals.
May 22, 2020
GNOME and Rothschild Patent Imaging resolve their legal dispute, massive layoffs loom at IBM, WordPress invests millions into the Matrix project, and two companies unexpectedly re-release code under open source licenses.
May 20, 2020
Microsoft's Build conference showcases a slew of Linux-related tech, Slackware adds PAM support, Red Hat's Skopeo hits 1.0, The Tor Project unveils a new community portal, and Canonical is developing a progressive release feature for Snapcraft.
May 18, 2020
openSUSE board elections are still causing friction in its community, Audacity rolls back its 2.4 update, the curl project seeks participation in its annual survey, the bootiso Bash script hits version 4.0, and Sunflower lands its first release in four years.
May 15, 2020
A Rust-based Node.js alternative is exciting developers while the language itself celebrates its fifth birthday, the Maui Project unveils its first stable toolkit, Mozilla rolls back Lockwise integration with operating system passwords, and Finnix lands its first new edition in five years.
May 13, 2020
A new report from Synopsys analyzes the use of open source components in commercial software, GitHub's fundraising program is now available for teams and projects, Mozilla appoints Adam Seligman as its new COO, Harbor becomes the first OCI-compliant container registry with its 2.0 release, and the Eclipse Foundation is moving to Belgium.
May 11, 2020
Pi-hole version 5 brings many new features to the platform, Newton Mail escapes the death of Essential Products, more major Thunderbolt vulnerabilities surface, and KDE users on rolling-release distributions are experiencing some strange behavior.
May 8, 2020
Mozilla halts the rollout of Firefox 76 after several prominent bugs are discovered, the GNU project unveils GCC 10.1 with the long-awaited inclusion of static analysis tooling, Telegram's TON troubles continue with a new offer to backers in lieu of repayment, and ScyllaDB 4.0 arrives with better Kubernetes support and a DynamoDB compatible API.
May 6, 2020
Firefox 76 arrives with improvements to its built-in password manager and picture-in-picture support, The Linux Foundation launches a new effort to build a common global trust framework, Microsoft seeks security stress-testing for its Linux-powered IoT platform, and nominations open for the latest round of Fedora elections.
May 4, 2020
Responsibly disclosed bugs in SaltStack are already leading to breaches, JuiceSSH releases its first major update in 5 years, MediaGoblin rebases to Python 3, TurnKey Linux rolls out a new version based on Debian 10, and Inkscape hits 1.0.
May 1, 2020
Pop!_OS 20.04 is out, the Raspberry Pi Foundation launches a camera add-on board, Java and Python are both planning some welcome changes, and Valve ends VR for macOS.
Apr 29, 2020
Red Hat's virtual Summit kicks off with exciting news for OpenShift users, Endless OS 3.8.0 and Fedora 32 both arrive with GNOME 3.36 in tow, VLC's latest release adds better support for network media access, and QEMU 5.0 makes it easier than ever to share files with virtualized guests.
Apr 27, 2020
The Khronos Group rebases its OpenCL specification to an older version, Golang and Rust both remain popular despite some shortcomings, Intel refocuses Clear Linux for server and cloud usage, and the founder of Void Linux walks away for the second time.
Apr 24, 2020
Ubuntu releases 20.04 LTS, Kdenlive picks up support for the OpenTimelineIO interchange format, Mozilla expands its community analysis program with a new blog, Lenovo and Fedora announce a partnership for pre-installation on some ThinkPads, and Intel gives a boost to The Linux Foundation's mentorship program.
Apr 22, 2020
Red Hat continues to bolster IBM's bottom line, Patreon makes significant cuts to its staffing, and new releases from Python 2, PyTorch, and Node.js.
Apr 20, 2020
Debian elects its new Project Leader, The Tor Project lays off over one-third of its staff, Facebook enters the live-streaming market, and Aptoide reports a major security breach.
Apr 17, 2020
A KDE developer releases a drop-in replacement for KWin, Ubuntu shifts its kernel release to a rolling model for some AWS-hosted virtual machines, Google unveils a gRPC framework for Kotlin, and the Paranoid Android ROM returns with an Android 10 build.
Apr 15, 2020
IBM unveils two new Linux-ready mainframe platforms, Inkscape is looking for testers ahead of its 1.0 release, and the Open Mainframe Project is helping reskill out-of-work developers to tackle the needs of legacy systems.
Apr 10, 2020
openSUSE plans for major changes in its Leap distribution, and the Cloud Native Computing Foundation admits Dragonfly into its incubator.
Apr 9, 2020
The Fintech Open Source Foundation is joining The Linux Foundation, Samsung releases user-space exFAT tools for Linux, Docker Compose is getting a formal specification with the help of a new open source community, and the latest Windows 10 Insider Preview includes File Explorer integration in the Windows Subsystem for Linux.
Apr 8, 2020
The GNOME Foundation and Endless launch a new contest aimed at engaging young coders with FOSS, Tails 4.5 brings support for UEFI Secure Boot, the first release of Krustlet brings WebAssembly to Kubernetes, and Qt considers further limiting access to its releases.
Apr 7, 2020
Microsoft proposes a new Linux kernel security mechanism, Firefox 75 rolls out significant changes, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation adopts Argo, and The Linux Foundation aims to boost adoption of the seL4 secure microkernel.
Apr 6, 2020
Red Hat names Paul Cormier as President and CEO, Unleashed OS has come to an end, the latest release of the Kaidan XMPP chat client adds audio and video messaging, and the open source eBook reader Foliate has a redesigned user interface for a distraction-free reading experience.
Apr 3, 2020
Outreachy receives the second Open Source Community Grant from IBM, the LLVM project adds mitigations for Load Value Injection attacks, more bad news for the Linux-based Atari VCS console, and the Python Software Foundation seeks recurring sponsorships to support its software repository.
Apr 2, 2020
ProtonMail's new Linux bridge makes its encrypted services available to standard email clients, new LTS releases for Linux Container tooling, a Manjaro-powered laptop from TUXEDO Computers, and a special edition PinePhone with Ubuntu Touch pre-installed.
Apr 1, 2020
Canonical and MariaDB both enter the managed apps market, the WordPress 5.4 release expands its block-based editor, and Mozilla partners with another online monetization company while putting up cash in the fight against COVID-19.
Mar 31, 2020
The MANRS initiative gains several new members, GitLab wants customers to help migrate premier features to its free tier, Eclipse Theia reaches 1.0, Lutris lands Humble Bundle game store integration, and Steam scales back automatic updates.
Mar 30, 2020
Linux Kernel 5.6 is out with WireGuard support, fre:ac significantly expands its feature set with its 1.1 release, Bruce Perens' legal battle finally comes to an end, and the IEEE launches a collaborative development platform.
Mar 27, 2020
Ardour and Ubuntu Flavors call for testing of their upcoming major releases, Google aims to ease the burden of developing for ARM on x86, and Blender gains a new Corporate Gold-level sponsor.
Mar 26, 2020
The Apache Software Foundation turns twenty-one, Kubernetes 1.18 brings stability as well as some exciting preview features, the latest ESET Endpoint Antivirus adds Linux support, and Krita delivers one of its most complicated releases to date.
Mar 25, 2020
LLVM 10 arrives with improvements for RISC-V and WebAssembly, the latest version of Swift improves package management and focuses on developer productivity, Cloudflare makes some impressive performance upgrades to Linux disk encryption performance, and Plasma Bigscreen aims to provide a voice-controlled smart TV interface powered by KDE and Mycroft.
Mar 24, 2020
Mozilla partners with Scroll for a premium ad-free browsing experience, Tor and Tails release key security fixes, Magisk 20.4 launches with MagiskHide disabled by default, and Python is looking for user feedback to improve pip.
Mar 23, 2020
Folding@home's processing power continues to surge in the fight against COVID-19, Audacious switches to QT5, UBports and Volla join forces, and MythTV rolls out modern decoding improvements.
Mar 20, 2020
Linux Mint Debian Edition version 4 is out, Google releases tools for embedded developers, a socially isolated Pwn2Own still manages to hack multiple targets, and GPU owners from around the world pitch in to fight the novel coronavirus.
Mar 19, 2020
Mozilla announces plans to remove FTP support from Firefox, the latest version of Oracle's Java Development Kit is out, and OBS Studio's latest release has some handy new source and capture features.
Mar 18, 2020
GitHub goes mobile with new apps for Android and iOS, Vulkan has new ray tracing extensions, RiskSense reports on the most vulnerable web and application frameworks, System76 enters the keyboard market, and Google starts rolling out new labels for Chromebook-compatible accessories.
Mar 17, 2020
Debian Project Leader elections heat up, the Linux Vendor Firmware Service adds NVMe drives to its stable of supported devices, Oracle and Google's Supreme Court case gets put on hold, and Fedora 32 hits beta status.
Mar 16, 2020
Manjaro KDE is now the default OS on the Pinebook Pro, GitHub announces the acquisition of npm, Google has a new library aimed at simplifying infinite-width neural networks, and the winners of this year's Free Software Awards.
Mar 13, 2020
Mar 12, 2020
Mozilla and KaiOS join forces to bring a modern browser engine to the feature phone platform, GCC 9.3 has arrived with mitigations for Intel's LVI vulnerability, and Nextcloud's latest numbers show healthy growth and continued profitability.
Mar 11, 2020
Docker, VMware, and Amazon all have big announcements, a new organization is launched to shepherd the open source microservices ecosystem, and more.
Mar 10, 2020
Mozilla removes support for older versions of TLS in Firefox 74, Google launches a facility for managing machine images on Compute Engine, IBM's Elyra brings new tools to Jupyter Notebooks, and Palo Alto Networks issues a dire report on the state of IoT security.
Mar 9, 2020
Jellyfin has its biggest release yet, and Memcached sees a significant update. Plus the Debian Project Leadership contest has begun, and the report spreading misleading information about the distro.
Mar 6, 2020
A 16-year-old critical vulnerability has been discovered in PPP, iXsystems is merging FreeNAS and TrueNAS, GCompris moves to Patreon for funding, and Samba makes big changes to its cryptography implementation.
Mar 5, 2020
Debian Project Leader Sam Hartman has announced he won't be running again, Let's Encrypt scrambles to deal with millions of improperly issued certificates, and openSUSE is again looking to fill a board seat after recent resignations.
Mar 4, 2020
Canonical releases a new version of Multipass, PowerShell 7 becomes generally available, and how the Linux Foundation is still all in on blockchain.
Mar 3, 2020
Kubeflow reaches 1.0, the Fedora Project seeks help naming its IoT Edition, Google's rollout of Chrome OS 80 is off to a rough start, and Ampere launches its Altra processor.
Mar 2, 2020
Why the Brave browser is worth another look, the brand new IRC client that's getting attention, and the position that opened up at the EFF.
Feb 28, 2020
The Open Source Initiative kicks a co-founder from its mailing lists, OBS faces backlash for receiving support from Facebook Gaming, and Collabora launches its version of LibreOffice for mobile.
Feb 27, 2020
The Raspberry Pi Foundation has a birthday surprise, Subversion hits the 20-year mark, CouchDB ratchets up its security with version 3, and the Smithsonian Institution makes a big donation to the public domain.
Feb 26, 2020
Brave joins forces with the Wayback Machine, the Linux Foundation teams up with IBM to fight climate change, and The Document Foundation puts out a call to the community.
Feb 25, 2020
Manjaro hits version 19, Firefox starts rolling out DNS over HTTPS by default in the US, Puppet releases version 2 of Bolt, and Mirantis commits to the future of Docker Swarm.
Feb 24, 2020
Richard Stallman has won the battle for the GNU project, another critical vulnerability in OpenSMTPD, and Arch Linux makes leadership changes.
Feb 21, 2020
Red Hat OpenStack Platform reaches version 16, Google announces the mentors for this year's Summer of Code, DigitalOcean secures new funding, the Raspberry Pi 4's USB-C power problems get a fix, and the GTK Project unveils its new website.
Feb 20, 2020
A new release for LibreOffice's stable branch has some welcome improvements, Let's Encrypt takes a major step to fight man-in-the-middle attacks, the EU unveils big plans to take on the US tech industry, and Microsoft's endpoint protection software heads to Linux.
Feb 19, 2020
The Core Infrastructure Initiative has published its second major report, a DRM-free Linux game store shoots for the stars, and the clock is ticking for the GNU maintainers.
Feb 18, 2020
Red Hat moves up Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For list, Mozilla releases significant changes to its WebThings Gateway, and O'Reilly publishes analytics for its online learning platform.
Feb 17, 2020
Two separate VPN companies have recently open-sourced client software, and updates to some beloved projects.
Feb 14, 2020
OpenSSH plans for the future of cryptography, NetBSD launches its first fundraising drive in a decade, Blender releases version 2.82, and Corona Labs announces its shutdown.
Feb 13, 2020
IBM brings Kubernetes to the mainframe, PeerTube 2.1 is packed with polish, lazy image loading is slowly coming to Firefox, and find out which podcast was awarded Podcast of the Year.
Feb 12, 2020
Andy Rubin’s Essential Products is shutting down, a favorite Linux app gets a new release, and Microsoft details features for Windows 10X that sound very familiar.
Feb 11, 2020
The MATE desktop reaches 1.24 with some major improvements, KDE unveils its first LTS release in two years, The Linux Foundation focuses on ethics in its new training course, and Firefox 73 has a new provider for DNS over HTTPS.
Feb 10, 2020
The new OpenShot is bursting with features, Proton 5 lands with major improvements, Arm unveils new microcontrollers, and elementary OS gears up for a major project.
Feb 7, 2020
Bruce Perens prevails in court, a patent troll takes aim at Mycroft, Docker announces the removal of its legacy repositories, GitHub opens the beta for its Actions service API, and the FSF and GNU project release a joint statement regarding their future relationship.
Feb 6, 2020
CoreOS Container Linux prepares to say goodbye, OpenJDK and Kotlin see some big gains, and some long-awaited changes coming soon to Firefox.
Feb 5, 2020
On-premises classics move to the cloud, why Tor is building its own packages, and a great update for a beloved command-line app.
Feb 4, 2020
Neo4j rolls out version 4, NVIDIA's GeForce NOW gaming platform opens up to consumers, VMware announces changes to its licensing terms, and Sandstorm reports on its ongoing revival.
Feb 3, 2020
OpenMandriva's latest update has new user tools, Godot scores a $250,000 grant, and Intel pulls out of Nervana.
Jan 31, 2020
IBM shakes up its leadership, the Hyperledger Project releases version 2 of Fabric, OpenAI endorses PyTorch, and FOSDEM kicks off in Brussels.
Jan 30, 2020
A popular data analysis library for Python has reached a significant milestone, Google doubles down on FIDO authentication, RStudio restructures to better serve the public, and a new XMPP client is shaking things up.
Jan 29, 2020
LibreOffice focuses on performance, a new FreeNAS release is out, Thunderbird gets a new home, and more.
Jan 28, 2020
A partnership to keep open-source secure, Flathub gets social, Kali Linux has a new release and Ubuntu's first in a series of switch guides.
Jan 27, 2020
Linux 5.5 arrives with support for the Raspberry Pi 4 among many other improvements, Solus and SQLite both see minor version bumps that pack a punch, and The Qt Company has a major update that is not sitting well with its community.
Jan 24, 2020
Permissive licenses are on the rise, Open GApps comes to Android 10, Intel unexpectedly joins the CHIPS Alliance, and KDE receives another large donation.
Jan 23, 2020
Microsoft has big plans for a dual-screen future, Apple devices get a Vulkan update, and a popular game is losing Linux support.
Jan 22, 2020
Major improvements come to Wine, Debian makes a significant change post systemd debate, and the world's most popular open source API gateway gets an update.
Jan 21, 2020
Canonical announces a cloud delivery suite for Android apps, EarlyOOM is on hold for the next Fedora, and ProtonMail open sources its VPN clients.
Jan 20, 2020
Nextcloud follows up with good news for mobile users, breaking a Kubernetes install on purpose, and the amicable resolution for recent concerns in the Rust community.
Jan 17, 2020
Nextcloud announces exciting changes to the platform, Puppet is now releasing both faster and slower, DigitalOcean's restructuring is resulting in layoffs, and Fedora CoreOS reaches production-ready status.
Jan 16, 2020
Mozilla faces difficult choices after a major layoff, a new release of PyTorch adds long-awaited Java support, GNU Guile sees a significant speedup, and the LLVM community debates the future of decision making for the project.
Jan 15, 2020
We say goodbye to a community member, the latest Vulkan update is looking great, while GitHub, IBM, and CentOS all have announcements.
Jan 14, 2020
MariaDB has a new cloud-native database, PC sales were up for the first time in 8 years, Google's Hash Code opens its registration, and GitLab achieved a bug bounty milestone.
Jan 13, 2020
GRUB gets an important patch, a great twitter client for desktop Linux, another Linux distro reaches out to Windows 7 refugees, and the ever-deepening relationship between Microsoft and Samsung.
Jan 10, 2020
A developer is seeking feedback for a proposed Rust Foundation, Amazon relaunches a machine learning tool, and Linus Torvalds issues a warning against using ZFS.
Jan 9, 2020
An important security fix for Firefox, handy upgrades for a Tor tool, and a new security-optimized laptop from Nitrokey.
Jan 8, 2020
Tails has a new trick to keep you secure, Google's Project Zero is making a change, and OpenMandriva ups its package game. Plus the KDE Community's well-timed new campaign.
Jan 7, 2020
The darktable project releases a major new version, Firefox extends picture-in-picture mode to Linux and macOS, and Arduino announces a new modular hardware system for IoT.
Jan 6, 2020
Why a free software pioneer has walked away from the Open Source Initiative, Telegram's cryptocurrency surprise, and China's new CentOS competitor.
Dec 20, 2019
CERN eyes Kopano to replace its Exchange infrastructure, Apple open-sources its HomeKit Accessory Development kit with some caveats, and the GNU project releases a testing version of its GNUnet framework.
Dec 19, 2019
Canonical's Multipass virtual machine manager reaches its 1.0 milestone, the Django project releases a major security update out-of-band, Kdenlive receives major improvements, and Mozilla is replacing IRC for its community communications.
Dec 18, 2019
Apple, Amazon, and Google are teaming up with the Zigbee Alliance to create a new standard for smart homes, Krita gets $25k, and a new version of Mint ships.
Dec 17, 2019
Firefox gains a new DNS-over-HTTPS provider, NVIDIA releases a Python framework for video processing, A Cloud Guru acquires Linux Academy, and an update on the beleaguered Atari VCS console.
Dec 16, 2019
30 million Raspberry Pis sold, GNOME Shell gets classic, and some strange Google bugs.
Dec 13, 2019
Zulip version 2.1 is out, LibreOffice has a new manual, the Linux Foundation announces yet another initiative, and individual talks from the Linux App Summit have hit the web.
Dec 12, 2019
KDE's release service has a fresh batch of updates, Electron joins the OpenJS Foundation, VirtualBox 6.1 brings nested virtualization to Intel CPUs, and Vim levels up with a fun game to showcase the release of version 8.2.
Dec 11, 2019
CodeWeavers brings new tricks to Wine, Google pushes Flutter for the desktop, and the Linux Foundation brings attention to a new tool.
Dec 10, 2019
Microsoft releases Teams for Linux, SiFive enters the education market, the Eclipse Foundation champions open source on edge computing, and xs:code wants to help improve open source funding models.
Dec 9, 2019
The Raspberry Pi 4 Ubuntu bugs get sorted out, and Canonical reaffirms its commitment to the platform and all future devices. Plus an approachable way to give back to KDE, and more.
Dec 6, 2019
The W3C puts forward WebAssembly as an official standard, Azure Sphere gains support for Ubuntu developers, CodeWeek reports back in with this year's results, and Manjaro has some exciting news for PinePhone backers.
Dec 5, 2019
Mozilla speeds up its open source speech-to-text engine, Disney+ is now available on Linux, and Amazon has a new AI-powered service for automated code review.
Dec 4, 2019
Canonical announces Ubuntu Pro, Netflix open sources Metaflow, and Plex has a new streaming service.
Dec 3, 2019
Mozilla launches Firefox 71, the privacy-focused distribution Tails is looking to the future, and elementary OS 5.1 is out.
Dec 2, 2019
Lutris gets a shot of cash from Epic Games, Django unchains version 3, and the Qt folks have a new marketplace.
Nov 27, 2019
Zorin OS responds to community concerns about data collection, Microsoft's terminal gets a lot more competitive, Kali Linux's clever new feature, and some good news for Mac Users.
Nov 26, 2019
The RISC-V Foundation is relocating, Mozilla publishes its annual report from last year with some disappointing results, UBports has a plan to attract more developers, and Splunk urges self-hosters to patch a timestamp issue.
Nov 25, 2019
The latest Linux kernel has some significant improvements, Kaspersky finds three dozen VNC flaws, Mozilla's naughty list, and Sourcetrail goes open source.
Nov 22, 2019
Kodi seeks help for an unexpected part of its project, Google axes yet another service, The Linux Foundation offers a new training course, and Data Viper uncovers a massive data dump.
Nov 21, 2019
Google joins the bare-metal cloud club, Jetpack gets an important security patch, Fedora election voting begins, and Codefresh has some clarifications about its new open source fund.
Nov 20, 2019
Slack releases an open source mesh network, Private Internet Access is being bought, an update on the world's top supercomputers, another init system debate option for Debian to consider, and NVIDIA's new accelerated computing platform.
Nov 19, 2019
The Open Invention Network is taking on patent trolls, Nextcloud releases a statement concerning NextCry, Mozilla and GitLab are expanding their bug bounty programs, and the EFF helps form the Coalition Against Stalkerware.
Nov 18, 2019
The Oracle vs. Google copyright case goes to the Supreme Court, NextCry attacks Nextcloud servers, Chromebooks prepare to use LVFS, and Debian takes the systemd debate to the next level.
Nov 15, 2019
GitHub launches a new virtual security lab, Debian Buster will soon be the default Linux environment on Chromebooks, and PinePhone pre-orders start today.
Nov 14, 2019
Mirantis acquires Docker, WordPress brings a big new feature to Jetpack, GitHub has a plan for archiving the world's open source code, and a new developer hub is available for Go.
Nov 13, 2019
It’s time to update your kernel again as yet more Intel security issues come to light, good news for container management and self-hosted collaboration, and Brave is finally ready for production.
Nov 12, 2019
Python's package manager looks forward to some much-needed love, PeerTube and Termshark both have major releases, and Mozilla joins forces to push WebAssembly outside the browser.
Nov 11, 2019
Steam gets support for Linux namespaces, some distributions are struggling with the shift from Python 2, Arch Linux supports reproducible builds, and GNOME has a new app in beta.
Nov 8, 2019
openSUSE releases the results of the poll for its new name, the FSF awards its "Respects Your Freedom" certificate to two new mainboards, Amazon announces savings plans, Swift gets a new open-source project, and Golang turns 10.
Nov 7, 2019
Google joins forces to better protect Android from malware, Yubico announces its first security key with a fingerprint reader, Microsoft starts shipping HoloLens 2, and Google takes Cardboard VR open source.
Nov 6, 2019
npm comes up with a reasonable way to fund future contributions; also the new RHEL release has a specific focus, UBports builds for 64bit, while GitHub and Microsoft have some big news to share.
Nov 5, 2019
Open source code that can listen to songs and tear them apart, longer lifespans for some Chromebooks, and new Google partnership to build an open hardware root of trust.
Nov 4, 2019
elementary OS has beefed up its Flatpak support, Firefox's plan to save you some frustration, Canonical commits to the best Pi 4 experience and the Raspberry Pi Foundation has something for your stocking.
Nov 1, 2019
Firefox is phasing out traditional sideloaded apps, but it's not as reported. Almost all of LibreOffice's UI is ported to GTK, Google wants to help WordPress admins, and Python goes annual.
Oct 31, 2019
SUSE comes to Oracle Cloud, it's time to move on from openSUSE LEAP 15.0, a new home for Vulkan code samples, and Google's AI takes on StarCraft II.
Oct 30, 2019
Microsoft open sources more code, a replacement for managing wireless networking in Linux, changes at Dropbox, and why the Conservancy would like to hear from Tesla owners.
Oct 29, 2019
Fedora 31 finally arrives, a bug pops up in Firefox 70, and the Open Invention Network joins GNOME's patent fight.
Oct 28, 2019
Tor sets its sights on 2020, the KernelCI project moves to its new home, Microsoft finalizes their Linux powered IoT plans and great news for video playback on older Linux systems.
Oct 25, 2019
US telcos cut Google out of the shift to rich communication services, three companies respond to user backlash, and Google unveils a new search algorithm.
Oct 24, 2019
A PHP 7 security bug gets a fix, Project Verify gets a new name, and Netflix has open sourced a powerful new programming notebook.
Oct 23, 2019
Ubuntu's Director of Engineering for the desktop leaves Canonical, Tor has two new releases, Node.js makes news, and LibreOffice has a big problem on macOS.
Oct 22, 2019
The GNOME Foundation fights back in its patent battle, Firefox 70 is here, and Ghost has its biggest release yet.
Oct 21, 2019
New off-line features coming to Firefox, an update on exFAT support in the Linux Kernel, why Disney+ might not stream on Linux, and the trick Pop!_OS 19.10 has up its sleeve.
Oct 18, 2019
Researchers discover a kernel bug that can crash Linux devices, Fedora 31's release date slips, Cedalo opens up its Streamsheets code, Google announces the Android NDK 21 beta, and Unix turns 50.
Oct 17, 2019
OpenStack's Train release pulls into the station amidst mixed news from supporters, Ubuntu 19.10 has arrived with plenty of tempting features, NGINX's Unit application server receives a big update, IBM's financials continue to disappoint, and some welcome security improvements for Chrome on Android.
Oct 16, 2019
WireGuard is kicked out of the Play Store, a new Docker worm is discovered, and Mozilla unveils upcoming changes to Firefox.
Oct 15, 2019
A double dose of Python, AWS credits for open source projects, a new kernel development course from the Linux Foundation, and an exciting release for KDE Plasma.
Oct 14, 2019
Perl 6 is renamed, AWS goes metal with ARM, OnionShare just got a big upgrade, and Google has a new security dongle. Plus IBM gives away $50k, and more.
Oct 11, 2019
Facebook takes aim at Google's machine learning dominance, Ubuntu calls for testing of its Chromium snap package, Tails wants feedback on its upcoming 4.0 release, Puppet goes public with a beta of Project Nebula, and Microsoft re-issues yet another product under a permissive license.
Oct 10, 2019
The Tor Project blacklists old relays, GitLab plans to introduce telemetry, Steam is working on a new multiplayer feature, The Matrix Project announces new funding, and AMP is getting a new home.
Oct 9, 2019
SUSE drops OpenStack Cloud, OpenLibra looks to piggyback on Facebook's cryptocurrency, OpenSSH adds in-RAM protections and Essential teases flashy new phone.
Oct 8, 2019
NVIDIA joins the Blender foundation, a new cybersecurity alliance is launched to better integrate security products, Thunderbird makes plans for official OpenPGP support, and some mixed news for console enthusiasts.
Oct 7, 2019
The FSF is looking for some direction, StackStorm joins the Linux Foundation, and GNOME users who like it a little traditional get some good news. Plus the Pinebook Pro starts shipping to customers, and more.
Oct 4, 2019
The Software Freedom Conservancy takes aim at two hardware vendors, Mastodon 3 is out, several countries continue on the warpath against end-to-end encrypted communications, and more.
Oct 3, 2019
PostgreSQL 12 is here with performance gains and more, Google plans to phase out mixed security content in Chrome, and a new funding source for The Document Foundation.
Oct 2, 2019
Nextcloud goes pro, the self-proclaimed "Steam replacement" reaches version 1, and Microsoft drops some far-out future tech. Plus Linux app throttling is in the works for Chrome OS.
Oct 1, 2019
A major release for Google's popular ML library TensorFlow, new web dev video shorts from Mozilla, faster Rust builds, and a LibreOffice anniversary competition.
Sep 30, 2019
Oracle is one step closer to winning its settlement against Google, Exim has another critical flaw, and more details about the checkm8 iOS exploit reveal that it is not as dire as previously reported.
Sep 27, 2019
The Ubuntu team released the Ubuntu 19.10 beta, Microsoft Edge for Linux is one step closer to reality, LibrePlanet 2020 put out a call for sessions, Richard Stallman announced that he will retain his leadership roll in the GNU Project, and Google turns 21.
Sep 26, 2019
Hacktoberfest is back with more prizes for open source developers, Amazon's got new Echo devices and a new wireless protocol to boot, and the Python community has a new Code of Conduct. Plus the Free Software Awards have a new category, and Android 10 Go has arrived.
Sep 25, 2019
A patent lawsuit takes aim at the GNOME Foundation, Cloudflare launches a VPN service that does not protect privacy, a long-standing exploit has finally been disclosed for vBulletin, and Google has announced their latest code-in challenge.
Sep 24, 2019
CentOS 8 is finally here, and with it comes a surprising new release from Red Hat. Plus .NET Core 3 is out, a new libc for embedded systems, and Google’s big win in the EU.
Sep 23, 2019
NPM's CEO Bryan Bogensberger resigns, Google's new Play Pass subscription service and their Kotlin bootcamp are announced. Plus some noteworthy updates for ulauncher and ReactOS.
Sep 20, 2019
The first Open Core Summit, an activist programmer takes aim at Chef, a French court disagrees with Valve's licensing model, and Lennart Poettering wants to rethink the Home directory.
Sep 19, 2019
Fresh init system controversy at the Debian project, a more scalable Samba, and a big release for LLVM. Plus GitHub's latest security steps and a new version of OBS Studio.
Sep 18, 2019
Google's Stadia good news, VM encryption comes to an OpenStack near you, and details on Ubuntu 19.10's 32-bit support. Plus significant changes for Chef's certification program, and more.
Sep 17, 2019
Richard Stallman resigns from the board of the Free Software Foundation and his position at MIT. Plus Microsoft's latest open source project, Oracle's new Linux distribution, and a release date for CentOS 8.
Sep 16, 2019
A new Linux Kernel is out; we break down the new features, PulseAudio goes pro and the credential-stealing LastPass flaw. Plus the $100 million plan to rid the web of ads, and more.
Sep 13, 2019
Updating your Firmware just got a lot easier, Chrome Canary shows signs of long-awaited features, why Krita went to Steam, and Tor's Bug Smash Fund is making headway.
Sep 12, 2019
It's open source release day with GNOME 3.34 bringing a host of workflow and usability improvements and Manjaro 18.1 adding a new office suite installer option. Plus Mozilla's recent addition of premium Firefox support and a quick look at the Sega Genesis Mini.
Sep 11, 2019
The Fairphone 3 gets a perfect 10 from iFixit, Acer joins LVFS, and Facebook has a user-space killer for a distro near you. Plus an updated RAW file editor for Linux and Full Circle's plea for help.
Sep 10, 2019
Mozilla's Test Pilot program is back with a new VPN service, GSConnect has a big release, and KDE looks to modernize Kate. Plus a host of exciting improvements coming in Ubuntu 19.10.
Sep 9, 2019
Manjaro begins a new era, KDE sets goals for future usability, and Mozilla rolls out a controversial feature to Firefox. Plus after nearly 10 years, one of our favorite open source projects gets a major feature update.