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GitHub Hides Code Flaw Reports, New RHEL and AlmaLinux, Amazon Deploys DentOS

November put a shining spotlight on the progress open-source technology offers with significant announcements from industry leaders.

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A New SBOM Tool, OpenSSL Fixes, GitHub Flaw, Software Supply Chain Help

Troubles with software supply chain safety have recently grabbed a chunk of negative headline space. That, plus the latest open-source industry news.

REVIEW

New ‘Tux’ Desktop Release Dresses Up Linux’s Distro Closet

Previously, you could only get Tuxedo OS pre-installed on the company's line of computers. Now anyone can try it as a separate distro, making good on its mission statement to have Linux accessible to the general public.

PRODUCT REVIEW

Poly Studio P5 Packs Professional Webcam Properties

In the wide-open field of videoconferencing tools spawned by the pandemic, the Poly Studio P5 professional webcam should be high on your list of candidates for home or office use.

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Free Ubuntu Subscriptions, Some Pause Open Source, New ‘Undistro’

Ubuntu Linux users can now grab some free security help to make keeping up with patches and maintenance easier, data scientists express open-source security concerns, and Chainguard has launched the first Linux OS developed for supply chain security.

New Cyber Bill Aims To Fix Open-Source Security in Government

Sens. Gary Peters, D-Mich., and Rob Portman, R-Ohio, introduced the legislation that seeks to address open source software risks in government. The proposed Bill, S. 4913, now awaits action by the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

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Google Debugs, JFrog Jumps Code, Confidential Kubernetes, Meta-PyTorch

As the open-source model continues to prove its sustainability in the enterprise, the software community is ramping up its security mindedness. That concern was evident in recent weeks as leading Linux groups led the way for better code security.

REVIEW

Linux Mint 21 Release Brings Reviewer a Welcome Reunion

My Linux reviewing wanderlust got the best of me with the release of Linux Mint 21, as I was curious about what I might be missing. I discovered quite a few features that my current Cinnamon edition does not offer.

PRODUCT REVIEW

Intehill 15.6″ Portable Monitor Is Masterful at Work and Play

Intehill’s P15NF 15.6″ QLED portable display can boost your work and play performance. This plug and play, no configuration required portable panel is an ideal FreeSync HDR gaming or work monitor.

License Change May Spark New Pricing Trend for Open-Source Projects

Cloud-native microservices platform Lightbend wants open-source licensing to better meet developers’ needs and is doing something to make that happen. However, the replacement fix is not a traditional open-source license. Rather, it transitions there in time.

OPINION

How Not To Do CX, Lenovo Style

I bought Lenovo’s Chromebook Duet 5 for an attractive price from a major national electronics store. In hindsight, that was a purchase I wish I could undo.

OSS NEWS

Coding Vulnerabilities, Linux Growth, FOSS Friction Cap Summer Highlights

Canonical and Microsoft reached a new agreement to make their two cloud platforms play nicer together. Meanwhile, Microsoft apologized to open-source software devs. But no apology was rendered for BitLocker locking out Linux users. Get caught up on the latest OSS news.

REVIEW

New MakuluLinux Brings ‘Shifting’ Innovations to Desktop Design

The MakuluLinux Shift 2022 release is an ideal computing platform for Linux newcomers and seasoned users alike, removing any need to distro hop to find the ideal desktop experience.

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Feuding Developers, Dueling Distros Make Linux Lineage Revival Legendary

GitHub gets the heave-ho by a software developer group. Meanwhile, a 12-year-old developer takes on the maintainer role of the near-abandoned Unity desktop. The start of the summer season brought new and old Linux developments to the forefront.

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Linux Spreads, Nvidia Now Part Open-Source, Backup Tool Gets More Time

Microsoft continues to supplement its Windows and cloud platforms with more of its own “borrowed” Linux roots. The developing symbiotic “WindLux” integration could spawn an open-source hybrid of Windows on Linux. Might this be a new pathway for the growing popularity of cross...

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Open-Source Technologies, Issues on Display at Linux Foundation Summit

LF built the Summit as an umbrella for the open-source projects and technologies that are fundamental across software and other industries. It highlighted those that are poised for growth and widespread use.

Ubuntu Core 22 Release Addresses Challenges of IoT, Edge Computing

Canonical is pushing the security and usability conveniences of managing internet of things (IoT) and edge devices with its June 15 release of Ubuntu Core 22, the fully containerized Ubuntu 22.04 LTS variant optimized for IoT and edge devices.

PRODUCT REVIEW

KYY 15.6″ Portable Monitor Packs Value With a Healthy Feature Set

The KYY 15.6-inch portable monitor is a classy and functional portable monitor that works well while traveling or as a permanent second monitor for home and office use.

New Linux Laptop Line Advances HP, System76 Open-Source Collaboration

HP’s new Dev One, powered by System76’s popular Pop!_OS Linux distribution, empowers developers to create their ideal work experience with multiple tools to help them perform tasks at peak efficiency not available on other computing platforms.

REVIEW

Titan Linux Beta Brings Simplicity, Finesse to KDE Remake

This distro is a fully functional yet minimal KDE Plasma desktop experience with an emphasis on usability and performance. It already has a wide range of hardware support out of the box.

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