Linux This Month

Linux This Month: A Christmas Kernel, CentOS 6, and SUSE rumors

Episode description

In our final Linux This Month episode of 2020, we jump into a Kernel update that might spoil your Christmas, GIMP reaches a new milestone, and we listen to the rumors surrounding SUSE. Lastly, CentOS fans please join me as we wave goodbye to CentOS 6.

0:00 – Introduction
0:30 – The kernel that stole Christmas
1:12 – GIMP turns 25
2:03 – CentOS 6 goes into end of life
2:35 – CentOS package update
3:15 – Open Invention Network turns 15
4:14 – Distro Test with distrotest
5:18 – SUSE rumors

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The Kernel that Stole Christmas?
https://www.theregister.com/2020/11/23/linux_5_10_rc_5/

GIMP turns 25
https://www.theregister.com/2020/11/23/gimp_turns_25/

CentOS 6 end of life
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CentOS

CentOS 7 receives patches
https://9to5linux.com/centos-linux-7-receives-patches-for-latest-intel-cpu-vulnerabilities-update-now

Open Invention Network turns 15
https://www.zdnet.com/article/open-invention-network-linux-patent-protection-group-turns-15/

Distro Test
http://distrotest.net

Is SUSE going public?
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-11-06/eqt-is-said-to-plan-ipo-of-6-billion-software-developer-suse

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Linux is an ever-evolving technology, transforming from a simple kernel released in 1991 to 95% of servers in the world now running Linux in 2019. With an unstoppable growth and use on 90% of cloud infrastructures and 100% of supercomputers, Linux This Month is here to provide you with monthly updates from the global Linux community. Helping both the home and professional users stay up to date with the latest changes in Linux development, adoption, and industry changes.

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