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Sorry about the lateness. We had some rogue site redirects (again! Blasted Wordpress. Grr!). This month: * Command & Conquer * How-To : Python, Freeplane, and Encrypt With...

FCM#135 should have been released yesterday, but I'm holding back on the release as the site has (again!) become infected with a redirect. So,...

Minimal Ubuntu for containers and clouds Source: https://www.zdnet.com/article/minimal-ubuntu-for-containers-and-clouds/ . Desktop Apps on Ubuntu Touch https://distrowatch.com/weekly.php?issue=20180716#news . This new dual-platform malware targets both Windows and Linux systems Source: https://www.techrepublic.com/article/this-new-dual-platform-malware-targets-both-windows-and-linux-systems/ . Ubuntu bug allows anyone...

*Canonical releases new infographic to show how Ubuntu Linux 'connects everything' https://betanews.com/2018/07/10/canonical-infographic-ubuntu-linux/ *Google has made a $22m investment in KaiOS, a smartphone operating system designed for...

Peppermint 9 Released: https://peppermintos.com/2018/06/peppermint-9-released/ The Document Foundation announces LibreOffice 6.0.5 https://blog.documentfoundation.org/blog/2018/06/22/libreoffice-6-0-5/ Flatpak reaches '1.0' status (pre-release) - a milestone https://github.com/flatpak/flatpak/releases/tag/0.99.1 PulseAudio releases version 12 https://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/PulseAudio/Notes/12.0/ GTK+ 3 update: https://blog.gtk.org/2018/06/23/a-gtk-3-update/ Ubuntu Desktop Metrics: https://blog.ubuntu.com/2018/06/22/a-first-look-at-desktop-metrics EU committee voted...

This month: * Command & Conquer * How-To : Python, Freeplane, and Great Cow Basic * Graphics : Inkscape * Everyday Linux * Researching With Linux * My Story * Review: ZorinOS * Ubuntu Games:...

Chinese Zombie Lanes for Phone Users https://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-news-from-elsewhere-44383449 Copperhead, Copper Dead https://player.fm/series/series-2135928/copperheados-takeover-explained-ask-noah-show-71 https://www.reddit.com/r/CHoS/comments/8rbhj8/copperheados_dead_what_now/ Where is Ubuntu Touch now? https://github.com/ubports/ubuntu-touch/milestones FluffyChat: https://open-store.io/app/fluffychat.christianpauly Librem5 Propress Report 14; https://puri.sm/posts/librem5-progress-report-14/ MyCroft on Ubuntu Touch: https://github.com/hummlbach/mycroft Psychopath AI: Norman https://www.neowin.net/news/norman-is-a-psychopathic-ai-obsessed-with-murder-thanks-to-reddit Net Neutrality Has Officially Been...

A bumper episode for you this week! You know that silly fear about Alexa recording everything and leaking it online? It just happened Source: https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/05/24/alexa_recording_couple/ GNU Emacs...

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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Gets First Kernel Update with Patch for Spectre Variant 4 Flaw Source: https://news.softpedia.com/news/ubuntu-18-04-lts-gets-first-kernel-update-with-patch-for-spectre-variant-4-flaw-521248.shtml 500,000 Routers In 54 Countries Hacked To Create Massive Botnet...

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