124: Linux Action News
22 September 2019
Richard Stallman resigns, we share our thoughts and discuss the future for RMS and the FSF.
- Richard Stallman resigns from the FSF
- Richard Stallman resigns from MIT — I am resigning effective immediately from my position in CSAIL at MIT. I am doing this due to pressure on MIT and me over a series of misunderstandings and mischaracterizations.
- A reflection on the departure of RMS - Thomas Bushnell — By my reckoning, I worked for RMS longer than any other programmer.
- LINUX Unplugged 319: Positive in the Freedom Dimension
- Debian reconsiders init diversity — In some ways dropping Elogind is a bigger decision. If we ever want to try something different than Systemd, we’ll need something like Elogind.
- [Debian May Need To Re-Evaluate Its Interest In “Init System Diversity”](https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Debian-Init-Diversity-Question “Debian May Need To Re-Evaluate Its Interest In “Init System Diversity””)
- systemd-homed: systemd Now Working To Improve Home Directory Handling — Among the goals are allowing more easily migratable home directories, ensuring all data for users is self-contained to the home directories, UID assignments being handled to the local system, unified user password and encryption key handling, better data encryption handling in general, and other modernization efforts.
- Lennart’s Video: Reinventing Home Directories
- Huawei confirms the new Mate 30 Pro won’t come with Google’s Android apps — Richard Yu, the CEO of Huawei’s consumer products division, revealed onstage at a press event in Germany this morning that the company has been forced to drop Google’s Mobile Services (GMS) license on the Mate 30 series of devices.
- [Huawei clarifies it has “no plans” to unlock the bootloader](https://www.androidauthority.com/huawei-mate-30-pro-bootloader-1031805/ “Huawei clarifies it has “no plans” to unlock the bootloader”) — Huawei has “no plans” to unlock the bootloader on Mate 30 series devices.
- Oracle announces Oracle Autonomous Linux — Oracle Autonomous Linux provisions itself, scales itself, tunes itself and patches itself while running.
- CentOS Linux 7 (1908) released — This release supersedes all previously released content for CentOS Linux 7