444: Much Ado About Ubuntu
6 February 2022
There's just something off about Ubuntu these days, this week we put it all together.
- Ubuntu MATE 22.04 Will Include Flatpak Support by Default — Ubuntu MATE isn’t shipping the Flathub repo (like Flathub) preconfigured, or bundling in any Flatpak apps by default. There are also no plans at present to add or expose Flatpak-friendly features in the distro’s homegrown tools like Software Boutique.
- Ubuntu 22.04 Dailies Show an Ubuntu Pro Notification on Login — The blurb mentions that Ubuntu Pro is free for personal use on up to 3 machines.
- Linux Desktop Gaming Product Manager
- Kismet — A wireless network and device detector, sniffer, wardriving tool, and WIDS (wireless intrusion detection) framework.
- Slackware Release Announcement — Well folks, in spite of the dire predictions of YouTube pundits, this morning the Slackhog emerged from its development den, did not see its shadow, and Slackware 15.0 has been officially released.
- Slackware 15.0 Officially Released, Powered by Linux Kernel 5.15 LTS
- Grub Init Tune: Mario Bros. Mushroom Powerup
- Grub tune tester v0.5.0
- A collection of GRUB init tunes