152: Linux Action News
5 April 2020
WireGuard officially lands in Linux. We cover a bunch of new features in Linux 5.6 and discuss the recent challenges facing LineageOS.
- Linux kernel 5.6 release announcement — This has a bit more changes than I’d like, but they are mostly from davem’s networking fixes pulls, and David feels comfy with them. And I looked over the diff, and none of it looks scary. It’s just slightly more than I’d have preferred at this stage - not doesn’t really seem worth delaying a release over.
- The Best Features Of The Linux 5.6 Kernel
- WireGuard Christened As A Modern Secure VPN Alternative
- WireGuard VPN makes it to 1.0.0 — It’s a good day for WireGuard users—DKMS builds will soon be behind us.
- WireGuard VPN review
- PinePhone UBports Community Edition Pre-orders — Today we’re pleased to announce the first PinePhone ‘Community Edition’, which will ship with Ubuntu Touch pre-installed.
- PINEPHONE – “Community Edition: UBports” - PINE Store
- Ubuntu Touch Q&A 72 — We are very pleased to announce that we are now working together with German phone startup Volla. They are joining us as a sponsor and will have a place on our Advisory Board. We expect that UT will be available as a pre-installed option with the new Volla phone.
- Linux phones running postmarketOS can now run (some) Android apps — “Android in a Box” solution that basically installs Android in a container in a way that lets you run Android apps as if they were native apps.
- LineageOS 17.1 based on Android 10 is now officially available — The team has also decided to jump up on the subversion, going from 17.0 to 17.1
- Huawei signs non-aggression patent pact with membership of Open Invention Network — Chinese giant plays nice with open source
- Press Release Details - Open Invention Network
- Xbox co-creator Rob Wyatt sues Atari for failing to pay him for design of VCS console — Xbox co-creator Rob Wyatt has filed a lawsuit against Atari for failing to pay him for the design work he did in creating the Atari VCS console.
- Game over: Atari VCS architect quits project, claims he hasn’t been paid for six months
- Atari VCS: Managing the Unexpected — We believe it would be unfair to use the balance to fulfill only a small number of Indiegogo orders, so Atari’s plan is to ship to all backers at the same time when enough VCS units and peripherals are available.