The First Beta of the /e/ OS to Be Released Soon, Canonical’s Security Patch for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, Parrot 4.2.2 Now Available, Open Jam 2018 Announced and Lightbend’s Fast Data Platform Now on Kubernetes

News briefs for September 12, 2018.

Gaël Duval writes
that the first beta of the /e/ OS will be released soon. See his post
for more information on how to test it and a list of supported Android devices.

Canonical yesterday released a Linux kernel security patch for Ubuntu 18.04
LTS that addresses two recnetly discovered vulnerabilities. See Softpedia
for more information, and update now if you haven’t already.

Parrot, the Debian-based distro for “security experts, developers and
crypto-addicted people”, released verion 4.2.2 this week. This new version is
powered by the latest 4.18 kernel and features a new version of the Debian-Installer, updated
firmware packages, the latest LibreOffice 6.1 release, Firefox 62 and more. See the
release notes for all the updates.

Open Jam, the open-source game jam, will run this year from October 5–8th:
“Participants will build an open source game from scratch in 80 hours, play and
judge other games, and compete for a chance to have their game featured at All
Things Open.” See the announcement on
for all the details and how to participate.

Lightbend announced yesterday that version 2.0 of its Fast Data Platform is now
available on Kubernetes, making it the “most complete platform for developing
operating microservices-based AI, ML, IoT and other streaming data-based
applications. Visit the Lightbend
for more information.

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