LAN 143: Linux Action News 143¶
- Air Date: 2020-02-02
- Duration: 21 mins 54 secs
About this episode¶
The upcoming Linux kernels are packed full of goodies, Qt changes its licensing terms, and Thunderbird gets a new home.
- Qt offering changes 2020 — Moving forward, Qt Long-Term Support (LTS) releases will be restricted to commercial customers.
- Use our stuff for free and sell your application? That's Qt.
- Qt LTS Releases To Be Restricted To Commercial Customers
- About “Qt offering changes 2020” – Fading Memories
- Nikolai Marchenko's message about TheQtCompany's presumed business model
- Linux 5.5 Released — So this last week was pretty quiet, and while we had a late network update with some (mainly iwl wireless) network driver and netfilter module loading fixes, David didn't think that warranted another -rc. And outside of that, it's really been very quiet indeed - there's a panfrost driver update too, but again it didn't really seem to make sense to delay the final release by another week.
- 10 Best Features in Linux 5.5
- Some 5.5 kernel development statistics
- WireGuard + Multi-Path TCP Were Merged Tonight Into Linux 5.6
- Indie VPN WireGuard gets the Torvalds seal of approval with inclusion in Linux kernel 5.6
- Linus Torvalds pulled WireGuard VPN into the 5.6 kernel source tree
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Adds WireGuard Support
- The Time Namespace Support Has Been Added To The Linux 5.6 Kernel
- Linux 5.6 Is The First Kernel For 32-Bit Systems Ready To Run Past Year 2038
- USB4 Support Lands In The Linux 5.6 Kernel
- Staging Changes Lighten The Linux 5.6 Kernel By More Than Thirty Thousand Lines
- Thunderbird’s New Home — As of today, the Thunderbird project will be operating from a new wholly owned subsidiary of the Mozilla Foundation, MZLA Technologies Corporation.
- Mozilla's email client lands in a new nest
- Ginni Rometty is out as IBM CEO — Jim Whitehurst, the CEO of Red Hat — which IBM acquired last year in a $34 billion megadeal — will become IBM's president on the same day.
- IBM CEO Ginni Rometty to step down — Under her tenure, IBM experienced 22 consecutive quarters of sales declines that ended in 2018. In the company’s latest quarter, sales dropped 3.9% year-over-year to $18 billion.
- IBM Names Arvind Krishna CEO, Replacing Ginni Rometty
- OpenSK: a fully open-source security key implementation — OpenSK, an open-source implementation for security keys written in Rust that supports both FIDO U2F and FIDO2 standards.
acloud guru, arvind krishna, ginni rometty, ibm ceo, jason donenfeld, jim whitehurst, linus, linux 5.5, linux 5.6, linux academy, linux action show, linux news podcast, open source yubikey, opensk, qt, red hat, time namespace, ubuntu 20.04, usb4, wireguard