The Full Circle Weekly News

A short podcast with just the news. No chit-chat. No time wasting. Just the latest FOSS/Linux/Ubuntu news.


By Ronnie Tucker

https://fullcirclemagazine.org/

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Full Circle Weekly News #190

November 15, 2020

AWS Creates Its Own Docker Images https://www.zdnet.com/article/aws-preps-its-own-library-of-public-docker-container-images/ Dell Adds Privacy Drivers to the Kernel https://www.debugpoint.com/2020/11/dell-privacy-driver-linux/ Elementary OS Is Making Pro

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Full Circle Weekly News #189

November 08, 2020

Valve’s Pressure Vessel Source Code Available https://www.gamingonlinux.com/2020/10/valve-put-their-pressure-vessel-container-source-for-linux-games-up-on-gitlab Looking to Abandon the X Server https://ajaxnwnk.blogspot.com/2020/10/on-abandoning-x-

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Full Circle Weekly News #188

November 03, 2020

Ubuntu 20.10 Groovy Gorilla and Flavors Released https://discourse.ubuntu.com/t/groovy-gorilla-release-notes/15533 https://kubuntu.org/news/kubuntu-groovy-gorilla-20-10-beta-released/ https://ubuntubudgie.org/2020/09/ubuntu-budgie-20-10-release-notes/ ht

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Full Circle Weekly News #187

October 25, 2020

Canonicals MicroK8s Gets High-Availability https://www.zdnet.com/article/canonical-introduces-high-availability-micro-kubernetes/ A Massive KDE Plasma 5.20 Released https://kde.org/announcements/plasma-5.20.0 Big Changes in the Nextcloud Hub 20 Release h

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Full Circle Weekly News #186

October 18, 2020

Linux GUI Apps Coming to Windows https://www.zdnet.com/article/linux-graphical-apps-coming-to-windows-subsystem-for-linux/ Linux Mint 20.1 Will Arrive Mid-December https://blog.linuxmint.com/?p=3969 Ubuntu 20.10, Groovy Gorilla [beta], Out https://9to5li

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Full Circle Weekly News #185

October 11, 2020

Lenovo Releases 27 Thinkpads and Thinkstations with Ubuntu https://news.lenovo.com/pressroom/press-releases/lenovo-launches-linux-ready-thinkpad-and-thinkstation-pcs-preinstalled-with-ubuntu/ Amnesia the Dark Descent, Without Assets, Now Open Source http

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Full Circle Weekly News #184

October 04, 2020

Gnome 3.38 Release https://www.gnome.org/news/2020/09/gnome-3-38-released/   Gnome 40 Is Next https://discourse.gnome.org/t/new-gnome-versioning-scheme/4235   Nvidia Buys ARM https://nvidianews.nvidia.com/news/nvidia-to-acquire-arm-for-40-billion-creatin

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Full Circle Weekly News #183

September 30, 2020

WSL2 Now Mounts Linux Disks https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2020/09/wsl-2-access-ext4-from-windows-10   Linux Mint Planning a WebApp Manager https://blog.linuxmint.com/?p=3960   Fedora to Use BTRFS as Default Filesystem in Fedora 33 https://fedoramagazine.or

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Full Circle Weekly News #182

September 16, 2020

Groovy Gorilla Is In Feature Freeze https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-devel-announce/2020-August/001279.html Ubuntu Beginning the Switch to NFTables in Groovy Gorilla https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-devel/2020-August/041142.html IP Fire 2

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Full Circle Weekly News #181

September 03, 2020

Ubuntu LTS Point Releases Are Here http://fridge.ubuntu.com/2020/08/06/ubuntu-20-04-1-lts-released/ http://fridge.ubuntu.com/2020/08/14/ubuntu-18-04-5-lts-released/ http://fridge.ubuntu.com/2020/08/14/ubuntu-16-04-7-lts-released/   Rolling Rhino Turns Ub

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Full Circle Weekly News #180

August 21, 2020

Serpent OS, a New Distro https://www.serpentos.com/blog/2020/06/30/first-post/ IPFire Will Discontinue Support for 32-Bit with PAE https://blog.ipfire.org/post/ipfire-2-25-core-update-146-released Ubuntu 19.10 Reaches End of Life https://lists.ubuntu.com

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Full Circle Weekly News #179

August 03, 2020

Linux Mint Confirms Snap Will Be Forbidden https://blog.linuxmint.com/?p=3906 TUXEDO Computers and System76 Now Have AMD Laptop Offerings https://9to5linux.com/tuxedo-computers-unveils-their-first-amd-only-linux-laptop https://9to5linux.com/system76-laun

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Full Circle Weekly News #178

July 18, 2020

Oracle’s Patch Reduces Boot Times By Almost Half https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Oracle-Faster-Linux-Boot-PADATA Inkscape 1.0 Released, Finally https://inkscape.org/news/2020/05/04/introducing-inkscape-10/ Ubuntu Studio 20.1

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Full Circle Weekly News #177

July 11, 2020

Ubuntu 20.04 Released https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2020/04/download-ubuntu-20-04 Ubuntu Survey Results https://ubuntu.com/blog/ubuntu-20-04-survey-results Fedora 32 Released https://fedoramagazine.org/announcing-fedora-32/ Lenovo Now Shipping Fedora on Th

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Full Circle Weekly News #176

June 18, 2020

Red Hat Names Paul Cormier President and CEO https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200406005139/en Mitchell Baker Named CEO of Mozilla https://blog.mozilla.org/blog/2020/04/08/mitchell-baker-named-ceo-of-mozilla/ Docker Users Targeted with Crypto Malw

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Full Circle Weekly News #175

June 12, 2020

Paragon Software Unhappy about exFAT in Kernel 5.7 https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2020/03/the-exfat-filesystem-is-coming-to-linux-paragon-softwares-not-happy-about-it/ Debian Announces Biohackathon https://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-an

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Full Circle Weekly News #174

June 07, 2020

Kernel 5.6 Released https://lkml.org/lkml/2020/3/29/379 Audacious 4.0 Out https://audacious-media-player.org/news/45-audacious-4-0-released Git 2.26.0 Out https://github.blog/2020-03-22-highlights-from-git-2-26/ Parrot 4.8 Out https://parrotsec.org/blog/

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Full Circle Weekly News #173

June 02, 2020

March Update on Pinebook Pro https://www.pine64.org/2020/03/15/march-update-manjaro-on-pinebook-pro-pinephone-software/ GitHub to Acquire NPM https://www.itprotoday.com/devops-and-software-development/github-acquire-npm-javascript-package-manager Shortwa

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Full Circle Weekly News #172

May 23, 2020

Debian Leader Says “One Year Will Do” https://www.itwire.com/open-source/debian-leader-hartman-says-one-year-at-the-helm-will-do-for-now.html Debian 8 Adds Longer Support https://raphaelhertzog.com/2020/03/11/keeping-debian-8-jessie-alive-for

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Full Circle Weekly News #171

May 15, 2020

Let’s Encrypt Moves Forward with the CAA Rechecking Bug https://community.letsencrypt.org/t/2020-02-29-caa-rechecking-bug/114591/2 Project Sandcastle runs Android on iPhone 7 https://www.xda-developers.com/install-android-10-apple-iphone-7-plus-pro

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Full Circle Weekly News #170

May 07, 2020

The Structure and Administration of the GNU Project Announced https://www.gnu.org/gnu/gnu-structure.html CTO calls for patience after devs complain promised donations platform has stalled https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/22/npm_funding_source/ Arch

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Full Circle Weekly News #169

April 29, 2020

Linux Foundation’s Core Infrastructure Initiative Releases Census II Analysis https://www.zdnet.com/article/the-linux-foundation-identifies-the-most-important-open-source-software-components-and-their-problems/ Refreshed GTK Website Goes Live https

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Full Circle Weekly News #168

April 19, 2020

Ubuntu 18.04.4 Released with Updated Kernel 5.3 https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2020/02/ubuntu-18-04-4-lts-released Devs Push for Unicode 13 Support in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2020/02/unicode-13-in-ubuntu-20-04 Perens Versus Open Source

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Full Circle Weekly News #167

April 11, 2020

EOL of CoreOS Linux https://coreos.com/os/eol/ Kernel 5.4 Marked as LTS https://9to5linux.com/linux-kernel-5-4-is-now-an-official-lts-release-supported-until-2022 Ubuntu 20.04 Will Ship with the 5.4 LTS Kernel https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2020/02/ubuntu-2

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Full Circle Weekly News #166

March 29, 2020

Thunderbird Ownership Transferred to MZLA https://blog.thunderbird.net/2020/01/thunderbirds-new-home/ ND2H Wi-Fi Adapter Is Now FSF Certified https://www.fsf.org/news/libiquity-wi-fri-nd2h-wi-fi-card-now-fsf-certified-to-respect-your-freedom Nvidia Dropp

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Full Circle Weekly News #165

March 18, 2020

Kubuntu Focus Laptop to Ship in Early February https://www.zdnet.com/article/kubuntu-focus-a-new-top-of-the-line-linux-laptop-arrives/ ProtonVPN Open Sources All of Its Apps https://protonvpn.com/blog/open-source/ Wine 5.0 Released https://www.winehq.org

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Full Circle Weekly News #164

February 19, 2020

Zorin Announces Zorin Grid https://zoringroup.com/blog/2020/01/16/introducing-zorin-grid-manage-all-of-your-organizations-computers-as-easily-as-one/ Xfce 4.16 Getting a Major UI Change https://simon.shimmerproject.org/2020/01/14/xfce-4-14-maintenance-an

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Full Circle Weekly News #163

February 12, 2020

Kali Defaults to a Non-Root User https://www.kali.org/news/kali-default-non-root-user/ VVVVVV Now Open Source https://github.com/TerryCavanagh/VVVVVV/blob/master/LICENSE.md An All New Firefox 72 https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/72.0/releasenotes/ Li

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Full Circle Weekly News #162

January 29, 2020

Arch Linux Now Using ZStandard Instead of XZ for Compression https://www.archlinux.org/news/now-using-zstandard-instead-of-xz-for-package-compression/ EA Is Permanently Banning Linux Gamers in Battlefield V https://itsfoss.com/ea-banning-linux-gamers/ Op

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Full Circle Weekly News #161

January 08, 2020

DXVK 1.5 Released https://github.com/doitsujin/dxvk/releases/tag/v1.5 Calculate Linux 20 Released https://forum.calculate-linux.org/t/calculate-linux-20/9805 Purism Announces the Librem Server https://puri.sm/products/librem-server/ Linux Mint 19.3 Cinna

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Full Circle Weekly News #160

December 29, 2019

Zorin OS 15.1 is Released https://zoringroup.com/blog/2019/12/12/zorin-os-15-1-is-released-a-better-way-to-work-learn-and-play/ Firefox 71 is Now Available for All Supported Ubuntu Releases https://news.softpedia.com/news/mozilla-firefox-71-is-now-availa

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Full Circle Weekly News #159

December 26, 2019

elementaryOS 5.1 Hera Released https://blog.elementary.io/introducing-elementary-os-5-1-hera/ Linux Mint 19.3 Beta Available https://blog.linuxmint.com/?p=3816 Debian 11 “Bullseye” Alpha 1 Released https://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announ

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Full Circle Weekly News #158

December 22, 2019

Gnome 3.35.2 Available for Testing https://news.softpedia.com/news/gnome-3-36-desktop-environment-development-continues-with-the-second-snapshot-528304.shtml Cumulus Networks Unveils Its 4th-Generation of Modern Network Software https://cumulusnetworks.c

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Full Circle Weekly News #157

December 17, 2019

Updated Debian 10: 10.2 released https://www.debian.org/News/2019/20191116 Zorin OS 15 Lite is Here https://zoringroup.com/blog/2019/11/20/zorin-os-15-lite-is-here-breathe-new-life-into-your-old-computers/ IPFire 2.23, Core Update 137 released https://bl

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Full Circle Weekly News #156

December 03, 2019

Linux Will Get Microsoft Defender ATP Antivirus https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-defender-atp-is-coming-to-linux-in-2020/ Ubuntu 20.04 and Debian 11 Progress on Python 2 Removal https://news.softpedia.com/news/ubuntu-20-04-lts-and-debian-gnu-linux

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Full Circle Weekly News #155

November 26, 2019

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.1 Officially Released https://www.redhat.com/en/about/press-releases/red-hat-ups-iq-intelligent-operating-system-latest-release-red-hat-enterprise-linux-8 SparkyLinux’s November ISO Brings Debian “Bullseye” Up

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Full Circle Weekly News #154

November 19, 2019

PHP Remote Code Execution Flaw Actively Exploited Against NGINX Servers https://www.trendmicro.com/vinfo/us/security/news/vulnerabilities-and-exploits/php-fpm-vulnerability-cve-2019-11043-can-lead-to-remote-code-execution-in-nginx-web-servers Fedora 31 R

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Full Circle Weekly News #153

November 12, 2019

GNOME Files Defense Against Patent Troll https://www.gnome.org/news/2019/10/gnome-files-defense-against-patent-troll/ The Debian Project stands with the GNOME Foundation https://bits.debian.org/2019/10/gnome-foundation-defense-patent-troll.html Vote on o

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Full Circle Weekly News #152

November 06, 2019

Project Trident Ditches BSD for Linux https://itsfoss.com/bsd-project-trident-linux/ Zabbix 4.4 released https://www.zabbix.com/whats_new_4_4 Hyperbola GNU / Linux-libre releases “Milky Way” v0.3 https://www.hyperbola.info/news/milky-way-v03-

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Full Circle Weekly News #151

October 29, 2019

New Android Zero-Day Vulnerability Found https://fossbytes.com/new-android-zero-day-vulnerability-found-vulnerable-devices/ Docker Has Financial Problems https://www.linux-magazin.de/news/bericht-docker-hat-finanzprobleme SparkyLinux 5.9 Released https:/

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Full Circle Weekly News #150

October 22, 2019

Linux Mint Debian Edition 4 to be Dubbed Debbie https://news.softpedia.com/news/linux-mint-debian-edition-4-to-be-dubbed-debbie-new-linux-mint-logo-unveiled-527651.shtml   The New Nextcloud 17 Brings Remote Wipe https://nextcloud.com/press/pr20190930/  

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Full Circle Weekly News #149

October 15, 2019

Oracle Autonomous Linux Is The World’s First Autonomous OS https://www.oracle.com/corporate/pressrelease/oow19-oracle-autonomous-linux-091619.html Linux Kernel 5.3 Gets First Point Release https://news.softpedia.com/news/linux-kernel-5-3-gets-first

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Full Circle Weekly News #148

October 08, 2019

Huawei Linux Laptops Running Deepin Linux Now Available https://fossbytes.com/huawei-linux-laptops-running-deepin-distro/ PineTime, a Smartwatch Companion for Linux Smartphones https://liliputing.com/2019/09/pinetime-is-a-25-smartwatch-companion-for-linu

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Full Circle Weekly News #147

October 01, 2019

Thousands Of Linux Servers Infected By Lilu (Lilocked) Ransomware https://www.zdnet.com/article/thousands-of-servers-infected-with-new-lilocked-lilu-ransomware/ Microsoft Teams is coming to Linux https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-teams-for-linux-cl

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Full Circle Weekly News #146

September 24, 2019

Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS Makes It Easier to Patch the Linux Kernel without Rebooting https://news.softpedia.com/news/ubuntu-18-04-3-lts-makes-it-easier-to-patch-the-linux-kernel-without-rebooting-527132.shtml GNOME Wants to Make Linux Firmware Updates Easier t

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Full Circle Weekly News #145

September 11, 2019

Knoppix 8.6 is Now Based on Debian 10 “Buster” https://news.softpedia.com/news/knoppix-live-gnu-linux-system-is-now-based-on-debian-gnu-lin ux-10-buster-527047.shtml   System76 Unveils Graphical Firmware Updater for All Debian-Based Linux Distros https:/

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Full Circle Weekly News #144

September 11, 2019

Default Ubuntu Yaru Theme Rebased on Adwaita 3.32 https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/08/default-ubuntu-yaru-theme-rebased-on.html Announcing the EPEL 8.0 Official Release http://smoogespace.blogspot.com/2019/08/announcing-epel-80-official-release.html Mo

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Full Circle Weekly News #143

August 19, 2019

Linux Journal Ceases Publication: An Awkward Goodbye https://www.linuxjournal.com/content/linux-journal-ceases-publication-awkward-goodbye SparkyLinux Gets New Development Cycle Based on Debian 11 https://news.softpedia.com/news/sparkylinux-gets-new-deve

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Full Circle Weekly News #142

August 12, 2019

KDE Plasma 5.17 Desktop to Modernize the Settings and Add Many UI Changes https://news.softpedia.com/news/kde-plasma-5-17-linux-desktop-to-modernize-the-settings-add-many-ui-changes-526856.shtml Debconf20 Takes Place August 23-29 https://news.softpedia.c

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