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May 29, 2020 2 min
An 8 gigabyte version of the Raspberry Pi 4 is available for purchase, Apache's Subversion celebrates 20 years of version control with its 1.14 release, Genymobile improves its ability to control unrooted Android devices over ADB, Google's Android Studio 4.0 launches with some major changes, and the Godot project previews a browser-based version of its game editor.
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May 27, 2020 2 min
Ardour 6 is out with major changes under the hood, CoreOS Container Linux is officially unmaintained, TeleIRC version 2.0.0 lands with a complete rewrite, the FIDO Alliance launches an instructional campaign, and PeerTube outlines its newest fundraising goals.
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May 22, 2020 2 min
GNOME and Rothschild Patent Imaging resolve their legal dispute, massive layoffs loom at IBM, WordPress invests millions into the Matrix project, and two companies unexpectedly re-release code under open source licenses.
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May 20, 2020 2 min
Microsoft's Build conference showcases a slew of Linux-related tech, Slackware adds PAM support, Red Hat's Skopeo hits 1.0, The Tor Project unveils a new community portal, and Canonical is developing a progressive release feature for Snapcraft.
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May 18, 2020 2 min
openSUSE board elections are still causing friction in its community, Audacity rolls back its 2.4 update, the curl project seeks participation in its annual survey, the bootiso Bash script hits version 4.0, and Sunflower lands its first release in four years.
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May 15, 2020 2 min
A Rust-based Node.js alternative is exciting developers while the language itself celebrates its fifth birthday, the Maui Project unveils its first stable toolkit, Mozilla rolls back Lockwise integration with operating system passwords, and Finnix lands its first new edition in five years.
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May 13, 2020 2 min
A new report from Synopsys analyzes the use of open source components in commercial software, GitHub's fundraising program is now available for teams and projects, Mozilla appoints Adam Seligman as its new COO, Harbor becomes the first OCI-compliant container registry with its 2.0 release, and the Eclipse Foundation is moving to Belgium.
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May 11, 2020 2 min
Pi-hole version 5 brings many new features to the platform, Newton Mail escapes the death of Essential Products, more major Thunderbolt vulnerabilities surface, and KDE users on rolling-release distributions are experiencing some strange behavior.
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May 8, 2020 2 min
Mozilla halts the rollout of Firefox 76 after several prominent bugs are discovered, the GNU project unveils GCC 10.1 with the long-awaited inclusion of static analysis tooling, Telegram's TON troubles continue with a new offer to backers in lieu of repayment, and ScyllaDB 4.0 arrives with better Kubernetes support and a DynamoDB compatible API.
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May 6, 2020 2 min
Firefox 76 arrives with improvements to its built-in password manager and picture-in-picture support, The Linux Foundation launches a new effort to build a common global trust framework, Microsoft seeks security stress-testing for its Linux-powered IoT platform, and nominations open for the latest round of Fedora elections.
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May 4, 2020 2 min
Responsibly disclosed bugs in SaltStack are already leading to breaches, JuiceSSH releases its first major update in 5 years, MediaGoblin rebases to Python 3, TurnKey Linux rolls out a new version based on Debian 10, and Inkscape hits 1.0.
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May 1, 2020 2 min
Pop!_OS 20.04 is out, the Raspberry Pi Foundation launches a camera add-on board, Java and Python are both planning some welcome changes, and Valve ends VR for macOS.
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April 29, 2020 2 min
Red Hat's virtual Summit kicks off with exciting news for OpenShift users, Endless OS 3.8.0 and Fedora 32 both arrive with GNOME 3.36 in tow, VLC's latest release adds better support for network media access, and QEMU 5.0 makes it easier than ever to share files with virtualized guests.
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April 27, 2020 2 min
The Khronos Group rebases its OpenCL specification to an older version, Golang and Rust both remain popular despite some shortcomings, Intel refocuses Clear Linux for server and cloud usage, and the founder of Void Linux walks away for the second time.
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April 24, 2020 2 min
Ubuntu releases 20.04 LTS, Kdenlive picks up support for the OpenTimelineIO interchange format, Mozilla expands its community analysis program with a new blog, Lenovo and Fedora announce a partnership for pre-installation on some ThinkPads, and Intel gives a boost to The Linux Foundation's mentorship program.
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April 22, 2020 2 min
Red Hat continues to bolster IBM's bottom line, Patreon makes significant cuts to its staffing, and new releases from Python 2, PyTorch, and Node.js.
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April 20, 2020 2 min
Debian elects its new Project Leader, The Tor Project lays off over one-third of its staff, Facebook enters the live-streaming market, and Aptoide reports a major security breach.
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April 17, 2020 2 min
A KDE developer releases a drop-in replacement for KWin, Ubuntu shifts its kernel release to a rolling model for some AWS-hosted virtual machines, Google unveils a gRPC framework for Kotlin, and the Paranoid Android ROM returns with an Android 10 build.
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April 15, 2020 2 min
IBM unveils two new Linux-ready mainframe platforms, Inkscape is looking for testers ahead of its 1.0 release, and the Open Mainframe Project is helping reskill out-of-work developers to tackle the needs of legacy systems.
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April 10, 2020 2 min
openSUSE plans for major changes in its Leap distribution, and the Cloud Native Computing Foundation admits Dragonfly into its incubator.
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