Linux Action News
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Weekly Linux news and analysis by Chris and Joe. The show every week we hope you'll go to when you want to hear an informed discussion about what’s happening.
Linux Action News 28
November 19th, 2017
27 mins 14 secs
arm, atomic, backdoor, fedora, firefox, linux, linux action show, linux news, lts kernel, mate, oneplus, project quantum, qualcomm, red hat, unity 7, xubuntu
Fedora goes modular, Firefox makes a quantum leap, and a Linux classic makes a come back. Plus a big moment for the Kernel, Red Hat goes ARM, and OpenPlus has a backdoor with a twist.
Linux Action News 27
November 11th, 2017
30 mins 5 secs
18.04, adwaita, apple, bitcoin, canonical, chromeos, crossover, cups, dex, gaming, gpl, linux action show, linux news, linux on galaxy, podcast, segwit2x, steam, ubuntu, valve, wine
Linux on Galaxy phones is further along than expected, Bitcoin's bad week explained, and CrossOver enables Windows apps, on ChromeOS.
Linux Action News 26
November 5th, 2017
23 mins 35 secs
bitcoin, canonical, conservancy, gnome advisory board, ibm, jupiter broadcasting, law, librem 5, linux action news, linux action show, linux kernel enforcement statement, linux news, plasma mobile, sco, sflc, software freedom conservancy, software freedom law center, tormoil, ubuntu
The Plasma Mobile project sets humble goals, Firefox learns new tricks, a TOR flaw for Linux users, and Canonical joins the Gnome Advisory Board.
Plus a new report claims every Bitcoin transaction uses as much energy as your house in a week, and two legal matters that may have long-term impacts on the Linux community.
Linux Action News 25
October 28th, 2017
26 mins 29 secs
android, bitcoin, cryptocurrencies, flatpak, google play, jupiter broadcasting, linux action show, linux mint, linux news, podcast, solus, solus 4, tor, zfs on linux
Big changes coming to Linux Mint, hope for ZFS upstream in Linux, and Mozilla helps out TOR. Plus how Russia may help legitimize cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, and Solus makes a call for help.
Linux Action News 24
October 22nd, 2017
33 mins 38 secs
dex, gnome, intel me, jupiter broadcasting, linux action show, linux desktop, linux kernel community enforcement statement, linux news podcast, lirbrem, lvfs, nextcloud, pursim, red hat, samsung, ubuntu 17.10, ubuntu mate, xubuntu
Linux on Samsung phones, Intel ME disabled on Purism laptops, big Kernel news, and Ubuntu 17.10 is out.
Linux Action News 23
October 14th, 2017
24 mins 40 secs
cryptocurrency, fwupd, jupiter broadcasting, lan, librem 5, linux action show, linux news, linux-steam-integration, monero, oneplus, oxygen os, plasma 5.11, purism, snaps, solus, steam
Fixing Steam on Linux for good, new toys for Fedora and Plasma users, OnePlus gets busted, and Librem 5 gets funded.
Linux Action News 22
October 7th, 2017
32 mins 35 secs
bitcoin, bitcoin gold, chromeos, equihash, ethereum, lightningasic, linux news, munich, oracle, sailfish x, segwit2x
Google's new hardware fails to impress, Sailfish X becomes a reality, and the most disappointing thing about Munich's slide back to proprietary software. Plus why Bitcoin Gold is the people's coin.
Linux Action News 21
October 1st, 2017
24 mins 32 secs
atari console, canonical, linux lts, microsoft, nextcloud, nextcloud encryption, osi, skype for linux, ubuntu 17.10, wayland, xfree kwin
Atari has a Linux powered console, some brief Ubuntu updates, and the biggest Kernel news in years.
Linux Action News 20
September 24th, 2017
24 mins 54 secs
android, drm, eff, eme, facebook, foss, gnome, librem 5, linux, patents, pipewire, react.js, red hat, replicant, ubports, ubuntu
A huge week for mobile Linux, big multimedia news, DRM causes more upset and great patent news for FOSS.
Linux Action News 19
September 16th, 2017
26 mins 39 secs
bluebourne, bluetooth, firefox containers, gnome, jupiterbroadcasting, kde, linux news, linux podcast, manjaro laptop, plasma mobile, purism, ubuntu
Gnome users have something to celebrate, Purism and KDE are working together, and Manjaro has some hardware.
Linux Action News 18
September 10th, 2017
25 mins 39 secs
asteroidos, china bitcoin, connect watch, debian, docker market share, ico, jupiter broadcasting, lineages, linux action show, linux news, mozilla, nginx, nginx plus, online comments, opensuse market share, podcast, project treble, sailfish, smartwatch, talk, winbtrfs
Why AsteroidOS on your wrist is worth watching, what Project Treble means for future custom ROMs, Debian's Docker dominance, and why China might shut down Bitcoin exchanges.
Linux Action News 17
September 3rd, 2017
25 mins 57 secs
android, blockchain, essential, kernel, linux, open source, phoenix os, reddit, ubuntu
More Ubuntu news, source being opened and closed, Android finally getting serious about the kernel, disappointments from Essential, Blockchain is about way more than Bitcoin and great news for Linux desktop marketshare.
Linux Action News 16
August 26th, 2017
26 mins 52 secs
android oreo review, chrome enterprise, containers, jolla, jupiter broadcasting, librem 5, linux news, microsoft, openstack, purism, red hat, sailfish, ubuntu budgie
New Linux hardware, Purism's Librem 5, and Jolla's €50 Sailfish ROM. Plus Google goes for Microsoft's heart, while Microsoft gets cozier with Red Hat and SUSE pretends not to be upset about it.
Linux Action News 15
August 19th, 2017
24 mins 16 secs
bitcoin fork, debian, encyrpted zfs, gnome, gpd pocket, jupiter broadcasting, lineage, linux news, oggcamp, pyra, raspbian, solus
A big batch of Debian updates, Gnome turns 20, Joe's report from OggCamp, the Solus trifecta, encrypted ZFS comes to Linux finally, and Bitcoin is forking, again.
Linux Action News 14
August 12th, 2017
31 mins 36 secs
4k video on linux, android, canonical, discord, firefox, flatpak, google, hardware accelerated codecs, linux battery life, linux news, snaps, solus, streaming os updates, ubuntu, ubuntu 17.10, video playback
Flatpak and Snaps get a boost, changes to the Ubuntu community, and development on Ubuntu 17.10 and taken an interesting turn. Plus good news about Firefox and Android updates.