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 #205

April 11, 2021

Proxmox Mail Gateway 6.4 released https://www.proxmox.com/en/proxmox-mail-gateway Haruna 0.6.0 video player available https://github.com/g-fb/haruna TeX Live 2021 released https://www.mail-archive.com/cygwin-announce@cygwin.com/msg09615.html IceWM 2.3 wi

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Full Circle Weekly News #204

April 06, 2021

Please welcome new host, Moss Bliss . DigiKam 7.2 released https://www.digikam.org/news/2021-03-22-7.2.0_release_announcement/ 4MLinux 36.0 released https://4mlinux-releases.blogspot.com/2021/03/4mlinux-360-stable-released.html Malicious changes detected

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Full Circle Weekly News #203

April 02, 2021

Ubuntu Testing Week Is Here https://popey.com/blog/2021/03/ubuntu-21.04-testing-week/ 7zip Sees its First Official Linux Port https://sourceforge.net/p/sevenzip/discussion/45797/thread/cec5e63147/ openSUSE Virtual Conference in June https://events.opensu

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Full Circle Weekly News #202

March 16, 2021

Canonical Chooses Flutter https://twitter.com/ubuntu/status/1367063203600031746?s=20 Linux Mint to Make System Updates a Priority https://blog.linuxmint.com/?p=4037 Steam Link Now Available on Linux https://steamcommunity.com/app/353380/discussions/10/31

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Full Circle Weekly News #201

March 05, 2021

Ubuntu Releases 20.04.2.0 After Regression https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2021-February/000265.html Hirsute Hippo Feature Freeze https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-devel-announce/2021-February/001288.html Thunderbird Backported t

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Full Circle Weekly News #200

February 14, 2021

Ubuntu 20.04.2 and Flavors with HWE Stack Released https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-announce/2021-February/000264.html https://wiki.ubuntu.com/FocalFossa/ReleaseNotes#Official_flavours Ubuntu To Replace Ubiquity Installer https://discourse.ubuntu

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Full Circle Weekly News #199

February 07, 2021

Ubuntu Giving Wayland Another Shot https://discourse.ubuntu.com/t/trying-wayland-by-default-again/20575 Networking and Touchpads Work in Linux on M1 Macs https://twitter.com/cmwdotme/status/1355660127433535490?s=20 Greg Kroah-Hartman Needs Commercial Buy

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Full Circle Weekly News #198

February 04, 2021

Ubuntu 21.04 Will Remain on Gnome 3.38 and GTK3 https://discourse.ubuntu.com/t/staying-on-gtk3-and-gnome-3-38-this-cycle/20466 Corellium the First to Boot Linux on M1 Macs https://twitter.com/cmwdotme/status/1351838924621099008 Chromium Losing Access to

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Full Circle Weekly News #197

January 23, 2021

Full Circle Weekly News is now on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0AYBF3gfbHpYvhW0pnjPrK or search for ‘full circle weekly news’ in the Spotify app. Ubuntu Making Home Folders Private in 21.04 https://discourse.ubuntu.com/t/private-hom

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Full Circle Weekly News #196

January 15, 2021

Qt 5.15 Fixes No Longer Open https://www.theregister.com/2021/01/05/qt_lts_goes_commercial_only/ The Linux port for Apple’s M1 Gets a Name https://asahilinux.org/about/ Firefox Gets a Visual Refresh https://www.debugpoint.com/2021/01/firefox-proton

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Full Circle Weekly News #195

January 04, 2021

Lubuntu 21.04 Artwork Contest Open https://lubuntu.me/lubuntu-hirsute-hippo-21-04-artwork-contest/ Ubuntu’s Switch to LZO in Snapd https://ubuntu.com//blog/why-lzo-was-chosen-as-the-new-compression-method Ubuntu’s Snap Theming Will See Change

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Full Circle Weekly News #194

December 23, 2020

The End of ZaReason https://news.itsfoss.com/zareason-shutdown/ CentOS Linux 8 End of Life Moved from 2029 to 2021, Stream Takes Over https://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2020-December/048208.html New CentOS Replacement Lineups Spring Up ht

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Full Circle Weekly News #193

December 12, 2020

Linux Coming to Apple M1 Macs https://www.patreon.com/marcan New Ubuntu Members https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-news-team/2020-December/002944.html https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/kernel-team/2020-December/115268.html https://lists.ubuntu.com/

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Full Circle Weekly News #192

December 03, 2020

KDE Will Support Fingerprints https://www.debugpoint.com/2020/11/kde-plasma-5-21-fingerprint-manager/ https://www.theregister.com/2020/11/16/kde_maintainers_speak_on_why/ XFCE Shaping Up For a Strong Version 4.16 https://www.debugpoint.com/2020/11/xfce-4

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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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