Late Night Linux – Episode 248


The Wayland future is finally in sight, the UK government disappoints yet again, future LTS kernels won’t get 6 years of support, Unity drives people to Godot, Valve is a good open source citizen, an easy way to pay people to work on small KDE features and fixes, and more.

With guest host popey from Linux Matters.



Fedora 40 Eyes Dropping GNOME X11 Session Support

Today The UK Parliament Undermined The Privacy, Security, And Freedom Of All Internet Users 

Linux gives up on 6-year LTS kernels, says they’re too much work

Jonathan Corbet surprised by the coverage

The Maintainer Of The NVIDIA Open-Source “Nouveau” Linux Kernel Driver Resigns

A new maintainer will take over

Unity makes major changes to controversial install-fee program

Terraria dev Re-Logic donates $100K to Godot Engine and FNA, plus ongoing funding

Robot Gentleman dev of 60 Seconds! blasts Unity, switches to Godot and increases funding

Unity’s oldest community announces dissolution 

Valve Is A Wonderful Upstream Contributor To Linux & The Open-Source Community

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