A new year dawns so we make some predictions for the months to come. Plus we look back at last year’s predictions, and have a look at what’s been happening in the news.



Raspberry Pi joins RISC-V Foundation

Raspberry Pi Touchscreen Driver Finally Being Mainlined With Next Kernel

Kernel reaches 5.0

FreeBSD admits that Linux is better (when it comes to ZFS)

Fedora Planning A Per-System Unique Identifier For DNF To Count Users




We look back at our predictions from a year ago and then make some new ones for 2019.


Digital Ocean

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