“In a rare, groundbreaking decision, Linux kernel project maintainers have imposed a ban on the University of Minnesota (UMN) from contributing to the open-source Linux project.
The move comes after a group of UMN researchers were caught submitting a series of malicious code commits, or patches that deliberately introduced security vulnerabilities in the official Linux codebase, as a part of their research activities.”
PSA - the #Pinephone 3GB/32GB mainboard special offer for BraveHeart and UBports owners seems to be back in stock! Final offer ends April 30th.
People who want to upgrade their older Pinephones, this is you last chance!
Look at that, a silent new release of #Squeekboard, the #Phosh/#GNOMEonMobile virtual keyboard, happened: https://source.puri.sm/Librem5/squeekboard/-/commit/8aefae9634778402a4fea776ad40f20296f63e34
New features: Crash fixes, locale-flavored terminals, newer GSettings, a Mod4 modifier and more!
Not in the mood for Oracle's VirtualBox?
With QEMU/KVM on Linux you don't have to miss a shared clipboard on guest and host‼️
➡️ Install Spice-GTK* on your host
➡️ In 'Virtual Machine Manager' GUI for QEMU/KVM switch the guest machine's display to SPICE-Server
➡️ Install 'spice-guest-tools-latest.exe' for Windows guest: https://www.spice-space.org/download/windows/spice-guest-tools/ and for a Linux guest:
$ sudo apt install spice-vdagent
Done: Now you have a shared clipboard.
No matter how you may feel about fingerprint scanners on phones... this is a very impressive #PinePhone mod!
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