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LibreSignage Looking for Beta Testers, OpenNebula v. 5.8 “Edge” Now Available, New SPOILER Attack Affecting Intel CPUs Discovered, Bug Found in Android TV OS and GNU Linux-libre 5.0-gnu Released

News briefs for March 5, 2019.

LibreSignage, “a FOSS digital signage solution for managing a network of
digital signage clients…anything from small advertisement displays to
larger commercial billboards”, is looking for be…

New Crypto-mining Group Targeting Linux Servers, Creative Commons Holding a 24-Hour Web-a-thon for Open Education Week, Canonical Announces Support for Containerd, JDK Mission Control Now Available in Fedora 29 and Google Is Speeding Up the Back Button

News briefs for March 1, 2019.

A new crypto-mining group is targeting Linux servers. According to ZDNet,
the attackers, called Pacha Group, are believed to be from China and have been attacking Linux
servers since this past …

Mozilla Releases Common Voices, KStars v3.1.0 Is Out, LibreELEC 9.0.1 (Leia) Now Available, System76’s New Oryx Pro Laptops Slated to Arrive and Security Flaw in Google Chrome

News briefs for February 28, 2019.

today released Common Voices, the “largest to-date public domain
transcribed voice
dataset”. The dataset includes 18 languages and almost 1,400 hours of
recorded voice from more th…

KDE Participating in Google Summer of Code 2019, MariaDB Releasing New Open-Source MariaDB Enterprise Server, CentOS Celebrates 15th Birthday, Cmd Is a New Security Tool for Linux and Red Hat Announces Red Hat Certified Architect Program in Telco Cloud

News briefs for February 27, 2019.

KDE announces it’s
been selected to participate in the Google Summer of Code for the 14th year. See
the KDE Community Wiki for ideas and
instructions for students interested in working wit…

Eclipse IoT Milestones, Bare-Metal Cloud Computing Risk, Purism Announces PureBoot, Go 1.12 Released, and Qualcomm and Thundercomm Launched a Robotics RB3 Platform that runs Linux with Robot Operating System

News briefs for February 26, 2019.

The Eclipse Foundation this morning announced that Eclipse IoT, “a leading
collaboration of vendors working together to define an open, modular
architecture to accelerate commercial IoT ad…

Linux Kernel 5.0-rc8 Released, Git v2.21.0 Now Available, 1TB MicroSD Cards Are in the Works, Sprint Launching 5G Service in Four Cities Soon, Emergency Point Release for Ubuntu 16.04.6

News briefs for January 25, 2019.

kernel 5.0-rc8 was released yesterday. Linus writes “This may be
totally unnecessary, but we actually had more patches come
in this last week than we had for rc7, which just didn’t ma…

Redis Labs Changing Its Licensing for Redis Modules Again, Raspberry Pi Rolling Out the Linux 4.19 Kernel, Windows Subsystem for Linux Updates Coming, Facebook Removing Its Spyware Onavo VPN from the Google Store and openSUSE Leap 15.1 Beta Pizza Party

News briefs for February 22, 2019.

Redis Labs has changed its licensing for Redis Modules again. According to
the new license is called the Redis Source Available license, and as with
the previous Commons Clause…

GNOME 3.31.91 Beta Released, Cisco’s Duo Security Launching a Beta of Its CRXcavator Tool to Find Risky Chrome Extensions, Fedora 30 Now Has Flicker Free Boot, Qt Creator 4.9 Beta Now Available and Four New openSUSE Tumbleweed Snapshots

News briefs for February 21, 2019.

GNOME 3.31.91 beta was released this morning. This is the second beta of
the 3.32 release cycle and also the start of the string freeze. See the
list of all the changes and updates here. T…

KDE Adding Matrix to Its Instant Messaging Infrastructure, E3D Launches New 3D Printing Slicer, digiKam Announces Major 6.0.0 Release, Google to Acquire Alooma and KDE Plasma Bugfix Update 5.15.1 Is Out

News briefs for February 20, 2019.

announces it’s adding Matrix to its instant messaging infrastructure.
Matrix “is an open protocol and network for decentralised
communication, backed by an open standard and open sourc…