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 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.
Linux Action News 13
August 6th, 2017
29 mins 15 secs
bitcoin cash, btrfs, gnome desktop, krita, linux action news, linux news, permabit, podcast, red hat, ubuntu
Surprising details in how Ubuntu's Gnome desktop is getting implemented, Krita hits some troubles but the community comes to the rescue, Bitcoin splits, Firefox sends, and Red Hat gives up on Btrfs.
Linux Action News 12
July 29th, 2017
31 mins 33 secs
adobe, debian, fedora, fedora 26, flash, linux news, mozilla, opensuse, project common voice, reproducible builds, ubuntu
A good week for desktop Linux with news from Ubuntu, Fedora, and openSUSE. Plus our take on the pending death of Flash, some great work by the Debian project, and Mozilla updates us on Project Common Voice.
Linux Action News 11
July 22nd, 2017
30 mins 12 secs
17.10, 18.04, desktop survey, firefox, firefox market share, google glass, intel nuc, linux news, phoenix os, podcast, remix os, ubuntu
Android for the desktop might be dead, Google Glass is back, Firefox is going extinct, and the latest Ubuntu is ready for a shakedown.
Linux Action News 10
July 15th, 2017
30 mins 32 secs
beaker, fedora, linux, podcast, pop!_os, solus, system76, ubuntu, windows 10, yunit
Fedora 26 is out, progress on the Unity 8 fork, Ubuntu in the Windows Store, more Pop!_OS details, peer to peer web browsing and more.
Linux Action News 9
July 9th, 2017
28 mins 31 secs
2017 linux laptop survey, endless, gnome, iot, linux, linux news, mozilla, mycroft, podcast, raspberry pi, sailfish, tuxedo, ubuntu, upstream, youyota
Endless OS gets a big update, Tuxedo announces its own distro, Mycroft's hilariously rough edges, and Mozilla's plans to tame IoT.
Linux Action News 8
July 2nd, 2017
25 mins 1 sec
chris fisher, debian, flatpack, gnome, hyper-threading, intel, joe ressington, linux news, microsoft, mir, podcast, pop!_os, snap, suse, system76, ubuntu, wayland, windows store
SUSE hits the Windows Store, System76 announces Pop!_OS, Mir is back with a plan, and Debian warns of Hyper-Threading issues.
Linux Action News 7
June 25th, 2017
24 mins 49 secs
2017 linux laptop survey, 4k, 60fps, focus, gstreamer, hardware acceleration, jolla, linux, linux news, mozilla, opus, project common voice, ubuntu, unity 7, unity-session, va-api, vaapi
More hardware acceleration comes to desktop Linux, Mozilla launches ambitious new projects, Unity 7 fans can rejoice & Jolla has an important update.
Linux Action News 6
June 18th, 2017
30 mins 41 secs
canonical livepatch, debian, debian 9, firefox 54, freenas 11, jessie, minio, omv, openmediavault 3, stretch, tails 3, ubports
More competition in desktop Linux, Debian 9, Tails 3, Firefox 54, FreeNAS 11 & OpenMediaVault 3 get released.
Linux Action News 5
June 11th, 2017
26 mins 44 secs
docker, fractional scaling, gnome, gnupg, linuxkit, lubuntu, lxde, lxqt, ubuntu, wireguard
A look at the future of the Ubuntu desktop and one of its flavors, plus Docker aims to improve Linux security upstream with LinuxKit.
Linux Action News 4
June 4th, 2017
34 mins 42 secs
agl, ambient os, automotive grade linux, coreboot, gtk3, plasma desktop, software conservancy, xfce
Two Linux desktop classics make big strides, Coreboot joins the Conservancy, and Toyota cars will soon run Linux. And we discuss Andy Rubin's plan to take over the world.