Linux, Open Source, & anti Microsoft news

The latest rotten deeds of Microsoft may be found below, mixed within positive Linux and Open Source news.

Google, Mozilla, and Opera react to Microsoft’s embrace of Chromium (updated)

Google largely sees Microsoft’s decision as a good thing, which is not exactly a surprise given that the company created the Chromium open source project. What Google’s statement doesn’t say is the company still isn’t happy with Edge. The Microsoft Store still doesn’t allow non-EdgeHTML browsers, meaning devices running Windows 10 S Mode can’t install Chrome, Firefox, or any third-party browser. Microsoft has yet to say if that will change.

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It’s a patch bonanza as Microsoft showers its OS platforms with update love

Tucked innocuously among a swathe of fixes ranging from dealing with Russian time zone changes to fixing wobbly Hyper-V servers is the text: “Addresses an issue in File Explorer that sometimes deletes the permissions of a shared parent folder when you delete the shared child folder.” Just think about that for a moment. Permission changes heading up rather than down the folder structure.

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