257: Linux Action News
8 September 2022
Linux goes underwater, Microsoft kills the Teams' Linux app, and the nasty GRUB bug some of us could not avoid.
- Mircosoft Teams desktop client on Linux is being retired — We are updating this message to indicate we will be retiring the Microsoft Teams desktop client on Linux in 90 days
- Rish Tandon on Twitter — “With this change, we are taking a major step in #MicrosoftTeams Teams architecture. We are moving away from Electron to Edge Webview2. Teams will continue to remain a hybrid app but now it will be powered by #MicrosoftEdge. Also Angular is gone. We are now 100% on reactjs”
- Teams 2.0 Moves Away from Electron to Embrace Edge WebView2
- Full transparency on the Grub issue — After updating to grub 2.06.r322 many users reported that their machines could fail to boot or booted directly into the BIOS or another OS.
- Problem with booting after last upgrade to Grub 2.06.r322
- Grub bootloader upgrade and configuration incompatibilities - Arch News
- Latest Grub update - Testing Repo - couldnt boot
- grub.git - GNU GRUB
- Possible Fix for those Impacted
- PipeWire 0.3.57 Released — An AAC decoder was added so that PipeWire can now also function as an A2DP AAC receiver.
- PipeWire 0.3.57 Adds AAC Decoder, Opus For Bluetooth
- Nmap 7.93 the 25th anniversary edition has been released — Twenty five years ago, I released the first version of Nmap in a Phrack article named The Art of Port Scanning.
- SUSE turns 30 — From our start in Nuremberg on September 2, 1992 to our record-breaking IPO in 2021 and continued growth, SUSE has always put community first, including our employee community.
- Commercial underwater datacenter goes online this year — The company claims that placing its datacenter modules underwater can reduce power consumption and carbon dioxide emissions by 40 percent, as well as lowering latency by allowing the datacenter to be located closer to metropolitan areas, many of which are located near the coast.
- Subsea Cloud announces three underwater data center projects - DCD
- Underwater data centres are coming. Can they slash CO2 emissions and make the Internet faster? | Euronews