LUP 532: We Like Snaps Now¶
- Air Date: 2023-10-15
- Duration: 75 mins 55 secs
About this episode¶
Has Canonical finally nailed snaps? Why it looks like Ubuntu has turned a new corner; our thoughts on the latest release. Plus, a special guest and more.
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- Mozilla Might Finally Enable Firefox’s Wayland Backend Soon — So as we near the end of 2023 or going into early 2024, it's looking like we're nearing the point of finally having native Wayland support with the upstream Firefox builds.
- LinuxFest Northwest Meetups
- Ubuntu 23.10 Released — This is the release where the team aims to land as many major changes as possible to ensure that the community has the chance to take them for a spin and provide feedback for further refinement ahead of Ubuntu 24.04 LTS.
- Brave New Trusted Boot World — This document looks at the boot process of general purpose Linux distributions. It covers the status quo and how we envision Linux boot to work in the future with a focus on robustness and simplicity.
- Fitting Everything Together — Let's popularize image-based OSes with modernized security properties built around immutability, SecureBoot, TPM2, adaptability, auto-updating, factory reset, and uniformity.
- Ubuntu 23.10 (Mantic Minotaur): Best New Features — Key highlights of Linux Kernel 6.5 include WiFi 7 support, and MIDI 2.0 compatibility.
- Ubuntu 23.10 is Available to Download, This is What’s New
- Intel Arc Graphics See Faster Performance On Ubuntu 23.10 — Overall though Ubuntu 23.10 is a nice upgrade for those making use of Intel Arc Graphics and sticking to the kernel/Mesa default versions as shipped by Ubuntu. If you are more advantageous, upgrading to Linux 6.6 and Mesa 23.3-devel can mean some very nice performance wins across various OpenGL and Vulkan workloads.
- Ubuntu Desktop 23.10 ISOs Recalled Due To Malicious User Translations — We have identified hate speech from a malicious contributor in some of our translations submitted as part of a third party tool outside of the Ubuntu Archive. The Ubuntu 23.10 image has been taken down and a new version will be available once the correct translations have been restored.
- Why You Can’t Currently Download Ubuntu 23.10
- Bug: chrome-gnome-shell extension fails to detect native host connector
- Tiling Assistant GNOME Extension — An extension which adds a Windows-like snap assist to GNOME. It also expands GNOME's 2 column tiling layout.
- Wyse Terminal Picture
- WiFi232 — An Internet Hayes Modem for your Retro Computer
- Pick: tags — A simple text tagger.
- Tags on Flathub — Create tags with color schemes and give color to your logs or text files
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