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S12E33 – The Sentinel

This week we’ve been to the Linux Application Summit in Barcelona. We round up news from the Ubuntu and desktop Linux community and bring you our picks from the wider tech news.
It’s Season 12 Episode 33 of the Ubuntu Podcast! Alan Pope, Mark Johnson and Martin Wimpress are connected and speaking to your brain.
In this week’s show:

* We discuss what we’ve been up to recently:

* Alan has been in Barcelona at Linux Application Summit.

* We discuss the community news:

* We reduced our Docker images by 60% with –no-install-recommends
* Jonathan Riddel blogs about LAS 2019
* Ubuntu Focal Fossa (20.04) daily builds available
* Google and fwupd sitting in a tree
* The Open Book is an open hardware ebook reader

* We discuss the news:

* Pine64 announce limited Pinephone availability
* New NextCry Ransomware Encrypts Data on NextCloud Linux Servers
* Private Internet Access acquired $95.5million
* Slimbook announces high-end Linux laptop
* Valve announces Half-Life: Alyx

* Image taken from The Sentinel published in 1986 for the BBC Micro by Firebird Software.

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